Category Archives: Restaurant

A restaurant prepares and serves food, drink and dessert to customers in return for money. Meals are generally served and eaten on premises, but many restaurants also offer take-out and food delivery services. Restaurants vary greatly in appearance and offerings, including a wide variety of the main chef’s cuisines and service models.

Night in Stoke Newington (Birthdays)

So burgers are a bit of a thing at the moment aren’t they?  It seems everyone has a recommendation for the best-new-place-with-a-twist to eat one.  I’ve been around burger town and I feel a bit of a pro now.  For … Continue reading

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Night in Chinatown (Opium Bar)

Like ‘hidden’ bars that have a bouncer with a clipboard?  Then Opium Bar is a good start…but don’t think that this is the usual wannabe, pretentious bar because the staff are actually nice and know what they’re doing. We went … Continue reading

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Nights at Oxjam (Shoreditch and Angel)

I attended two of Oxfam’s Oxjam festivals recently, it’s always nice to do something for charity, especially when there’s music involved…win-win! Both nights were quite different, one being DJ sets in a hot room and the other being live bands … Continue reading

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Night in Angel (Afghan Kitchen)

If you’re after simple, tasty and cheap then Afghan Kitchen is for you.  This small but cosy restaurant offers delicious, home-cooked comfort food and is located near Tesco opposite the hustle and bustle of Islington Green and Upper Street.  You’d … Continue reading

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Night in Soho (Burger & Lobster)

Yet another new(ish) restaurant-on-the-block, Burger and Lobster has quickly gained popularity, mostly through word of mouth. I’m not a fan of lobster but do love a well-made and tasty burger, so jumped at the chance to be taken there. Having … Continue reading

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Night in Clapham (Pepper Tree, Picturehouse Cinema)

It’s not often you can tick off two of your favourite things for a night out, but Thai food and a movie deal?  Sign me up! Pepper Tree is one of those canteen-style restaurants where you have to awkwardly twist … Continue reading

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Night in Camden (Silks and Spice, Spiritual Caparinha Bar)

Why has it taken this long for me to find out about Yum Cha?  I’m sure everyone else in the world already knows how good it is, but I’m recommending Silks and Spice Yum Cha in Camden as it was … Continue reading

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Night in Holborn (Bounce)

Bounce is the “home of ping pong” based over by Holborn Circus, (but Chancery Lane tube is closer).  It’s a fun place for groups who feel like drunkenly trying to hit ping pong balls in a crowded room.  You can … Continue reading

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Day in Shoreditch (Tramshed Restaurant)

Tramshed restaurant, Shoreditch – Part of the Hix Restaurant group, Tramshed is the place to go…if you like chicken, or steak.  There were three of us and unfortunately we didn’t book but we were directed towards the bar to have … Continue reading

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Day in East London (Poppies and Whitechapel Gallery)

Looking for a cheap day out in London town?  Well there is plenty to see around the Spitafields and Brick Lane area if you’re up for a walkabout.  On a Sunday you can start at Spitafields Market if you’d like … Continue reading

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