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Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Saturday brunch at Chotto Matte in Soho

I’ve been going out more and more in London. Watching my beloved city slowly coming back to life makes me happy. And I’m loving the new alfresco restaurant lifestyle that’s unfolded. In Soho the streets that radiate out from Old Compton Street have all been closed to traffic and bars and restaurants have filled them […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Dining al fresco at Heddon Street Kitchen

Happy days being able to get out and about a bit more. And when the Chancellor introduced Eat Out To Help Out (EOTHO) for the month of August it seemed only right to try and help. So I headed to Heddon Street, one of my favourite secret restaurant enclaves in London. Actually it’s now officially […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Back to Covent Garden for lunch at The Ivy Market Grill

I’ve grown to love Covent Garden more and more since setting up this blog. Started on a whim nine years ago, eatingcoventgarden.com soon became a passion and a labour of love. I got very upset when some malicious online person deleted the original incarnation but in September 2012 started all over again. Since then I’ve […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Riverside dining South Africa-style at High Timber

So today I’m heading into the City of London for lunch at South African restaurant High Timber. My lunch with blogger friends was inspired by my latest quest to get everyone drinking as much South African wine as possible. The recent lockdown-related alcohol ban in South Africa is having devastating effects on the industry with […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Loving my first post-lockdown restaurant – Brindisa

Sorry to have been absent from blogland for so long. I hit a bit of a lockdown brain freeze. What a strange time we’ve been living in. Now London life is getting a bit more back to normal – whatever that means in times of Corona. But the big change is that restaurants are once […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

Tasty country cooking at Hilda’s Kitchen, Groote Post

Today we headed for a long weekend in Paternoster, a beautiful seaside town on South Africa’s West Coast. And we had to drive past a turn off to a vineyard – and one which we have loved many bottles of wine from. So, you’ve guessed it, we couldn’t drive past. Instead we headed down the […]