Temper Covent Garden, sweet Cheesus, the nine hour lunch, restaurant review

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Neil Rankin. I adore his original restaurant in Soho (BBQ and mezcal), am a bit nonplussed  about No.2, City, (curry and gin) but was beyond excited for No.3, featuring pizza,  not just any pizza, and vermouth. And so,  when I saw the soft launch started on bank … More Temper Covent Garden, sweet Cheesus, the nine hour lunch, restaurant review

Typing Room, my type of place, restaurant review

When NN announces at dinner in Malta that she will be in London in a few weeks, I’m delighted. She is an excellent dinner companion, not least because she thinks only in terms of pleasure, rather than cost. I know I can choose somewhere indulgent and she won’t flinch. I am close to booking Roganic of which I have only read reviews … More Typing Room, my type of place, restaurant review

Merry Men, I Sherwood return, restaurant review

If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise. On the corner of Southwark Street, Tom Sellers, chef Patron of Restaurant Story, has created his very own version of Sherwood Forest, and it’s magical. It’s impossible, on entering, not to marvel at the beautiful setting. Down stairs hosts the Merry Men bar, … More Merry Men, I Sherwood return, restaurant review

Rascals, bottomless brunch, restaurant review

There is something truly magical about surprising someone but particularly someone you love. And so my excitement was at an all time high when I finally told T and our new girl gang member, H, that we were going to Rascals on Curtain Road for a late, bottomless brunch followed by a trip next door to Ballie Ballerston, the … More Rascals, bottomless brunch, restaurant review