The Best Aussie Cafes in London | Fair Dinkum …

The Best Aussie Cafes in London | Fair Dinkum Flat Whites & Lamingtons

Having recently rounded up the best Kiwi cafes in London, I thought it only fair to share the best Aussie cafes in London as well. For trans-Tasman balance you understand, and nothing at all to do with the banana bread research required…  no…  For when you’re desperate for brunch & all the Kiwi cafes are booked *wink*. I only kid – our Aussie cousins do a pretty damn good brunch, and I’m so glad that… View Post

The Shangri-La London Hotel | Pink October Afternoon Tea

The Shangri-La London Hotel | Pink October Afternoon Tea

The Shangri-La London has again turned pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, with vibrant pink décor, pink-inspired artworks and a rather special Pink Afternoon Tea at @tinglondon Restaurant. [Disclosure: we were guests of the Shangri-La London hotel but all enthusings are very much my own.] This wonderful afternoon tea is as delicious and luxurious as befits a Shangri-La creation and the fact that the Shangri-La team continuously supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with rose-hued dining, means so… View Post

The Best Kiwi Cafes in London | Sweet As …

The Best Kiwi Cafes in London | Sweet As Kiwi Brunches

Researching this post of the best Kiwi cafes in London has been the result of 15+ years of extensive footwork. Flat whites are available all over (though I have deep misgivings about McDonalds doing them) and you can get sweetcorn fritters on many brunch menus – but you can’t beat the laidback hospitality and inventiveness of brunch in a Kiwi run cafe/restaurant. I’ve arranged these by classic & inventive, then tried to (very) roughly run… View Post

LE GARRICK, A CORNER OF FRENCH ROMANCE IN …

LE GARRICK, A CORNER OF FRENCH ROMANCE IN LONDON’S COVENT GARDEN – RESTAURANT REVIEW

Returning to an old favourite restaurant like Le Garrick is like putting on a long-forgotten, beloved jumper. It’s cosy, delicious, fits a little differently but above all, has an underlying love of satisfaction so different to a newer garment. Disclaimer: We were invited guests of Le Garrick, but my (very many) opinions are only ever my own, and I would never recommend anywhere that I don’t happily visit. And revisit. Restaurants from all corners of the globe line… View Post