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Lunch in the park at The Belvedere

One of the many fantastic things about London is its parks. No matter where you live in this great city you won’t be too far from a bit of green space. And they are all so different. Green Park’s so neat and, well, green; Regent’s Park is full of roses and other flowers, Hyde Park […]

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Eating in Covent Garden: The Green Man and French Horn

The Green Man and French Horn is a converted pub as the name implies. It’s run by the owners of French restaurants Terroirs (also in Covent Garden), Brawn and Soif. So it’s no surprise that the long, thin room looks and feels like a familiar French bistro. The food is inspired by the Loire region and […]

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Joe Allen: a Covent Garden legend

Hurrah, I’m back in Covent Garden – and not a moment too soon, it’s been way too long since my last visit. Where better to break the CG duck than at THE Joe Allen? Tucked away downstairs in the back streets between the piazza and the Strand, it’s a comforting room with exposed brick walls […]

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Great tapas at one of my London favourites – Camino

Hidden away in a beautiful courtyard right near King’s Cross station is a stunning restaurant and bar called Camino. It could be my favourite bar in the whole of London as it’s secluded, with a large outside area and, best of all, it’s Spanish and serves the most fabulous tapas at great prices. I hadn’t […]

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Dinner at Triphal, our local Indian restaurant

Happiness is a good Indian restaurant you can walk to from home. We were so excited when Sarkhels opened around the corner years back and loved their food, so we were very sad when it closed down. But then Triphal appeared and once again we could relax in the knowledge that our Indian fix could […]

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Dabbous: the hottest ticket in town

Dabbous is without a doubt the new restaurant of 2012 in the seriously packed, competitive restaurantland of London. When food critic Fay Maschler from the Evening Standard reviewed it on 2 February this year, she gave it full marks (she tends to do this every two or three years) and used words like: “ethereal”, “ingenious”, […]