Dining

Putting Some Welly Into London’s Club Scene

If walls could speak, as the saying goes, Jermyn Street’s lichen-pocked edifices could dictate a wonderfully rich tome about the city in whose dead centre it resides: for this is one of those thoroughfares where stuff, for whatever reason, just happens. Home, over the years, to tailors, cheesemongers, parfumiers, milliners and shirtmakers (including James Bond’s […]

Eating With The Fishes: Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant

There’s a famous scene in The Spy Who Loved Me where baddie Karl Stromberg sits feasting in his sub-aqua dining room, sharks hustling impatiently at the windows. It’s an ominous, dark, dramatic tableau and one purely confined to celluloid – until now. Under is a 110-foot long underwater restaurant-cum-aquarium showcasing the wonders of the deep, […]

Review: Greyhound Café, London

Let’s be honest: London’s Thai food scene took a nosedive when pub-goers started regularly ordering pad Thai, instead of pie, with their pints. What started off as a well-executed ruse at The Churchill Arms near Kensington Palace soon degenerated into an insult to a distant nation’s fine culinary tradition, once any hipster who’d spent a […]

African Odyssey: Wolfgat To Head North for Taste of London

Islington bolthole 1251,  Marylebone Indian restaurant Trishna and Hawaiian joint Island Poké Soho will be among the revered London culinary spots gracing this year’s Taste of London event, which takes place in Regent’s Park from 19-23 June. Now, the line-up has been further boosted with the mouth-watering news that Wolfgat – the South African eatery […]

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