Truman Beers’ Newman Arms

A review of Truman's Brewery Newman Arms pub menu

Last time I visited the Newman Arms on Rathbone St in London’s Fitzrovia neighbourhood, its restaurant was being run by the Cornwall Project, and offered a tempting menu of modern British cuisine. I loved it, so was saddened that it closed shop not long afterwards. This year, the Newman Arms was reopened afresh by beer ... Read more »

Grant Hawthorne’s African Volcano Residency at Great Guns Social

Grant Hawthorne African Volcan at Great Guns Social

I’ve been a huge fan of Grant Hawthorne and wife Julie’s African Volcano peri peri brand since they launched it, and absolutely loved the burgers, pulled pork, prawns, bacon, smoked salmon, and other treats Grant cooks and sells to hungry punters at Maltby Street Market. But in general, I’m more of a sit-down-and-eat kind of ... Read more »

Scarlett Green | An Aussie-Style All Day Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

Scarlett Green in Soho offers Aussie-inspired all day cafe bar and restaurant culture in the heart of London

Scarlett Green in Soho is the latest restaurant from the Daisy Green Collection. This all day café-restaurant-bar is inspired by the Aussie café culture popular in Melbourne and Sydney, and offers a globally-influenced menu in a laid-back, elegant space. The menu includes a selection of all-day brunch dishes, as well as single bites, small plates, ... Read more »

Cocktails & Small Plates at Viet Lounge, in London’s China Town

Viet Lounge in London's China Town, offers excellent cocktails and small plate Vietnamese dishes in a second floor bar above restaurant Viet Food.

Viet Lounge is the new offering from Jeff Tan’s Viet Food, a modern Vietnamese restaurant in China Town. Located on the top floor, above the two-storey restaurant, Viet Lounge offers delicious cocktails and small plate Vietnamese food in a bar setting.   The decor is dominated by beautiful Art Deco stained glass windows, throwing colourful ... Read more »

The Gilbert Scott by Marcus Wareing

The Gilbert Scott by Marcus Wareing, this restaurant in London's historical St Pancras, is handy for King's Cross station and offers a great value set menu

I love travelling by Eurostar! The London terminal is based at St. Pancras International, next door to King’s Cross station and as such, it’s easy to get to by train from outside London or London Underground within. For me, it’s just a short hop down the Northern Line, making it exceptionally convenient. It’s also so ... Read more »