Tag: restaurants

Burger Head

A trek to Penrith is certainly worth it to get your chops round some Burger Head. Braving the sweltering heat, my Mum and I make the long journey, as a bloody ripper of a burger is worth any distance and discomfort – and a bloody ripper it is. Burger Head […]

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Hutong at The Shard

Another year, another birthday. There is always a certain amount of pressure on the choice of restaurant for birthdays, you want to have an amazing meal, and there must be a good dose of atmosphere too, although sometimes a lacklustre vibe can be overlooked if you’re bringing enough people to […]

Wine Pairing Dinner at The Boaters Inn

On Thursday I was fortunate enough to attend The Boaters Inn’s latest wine and food matching event: a 5 course dinner accompanied by wines from Les Caves de Pyrene, who source natural  wines, representative of their homeland, from all over the globe. I’ve always loved The Boaters Inn since I […]


There are two kinds of friends: those whose judgement you can trust when it comes to what constitutes good food, and those whose judgement you cannot. When meeting with the first, you are at ease when they suggest a restaurant, and the second, you do everything in your power to […]

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Neil Rankin’s Temper is a buzzy place. If atmosphere is paramount on your list of restaurant criteria you won’t be disappointed. Take a seat at the counter and become part of the action, especially when the coals decide to blow their molten embers your way. A mashup of meat with […]

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When an overseas visitor requests a venue for dinner that has to serve a specific cuisine, be in a specific location, and also be generally good, you feel the pressure; it has to serve curry and be near Trafalgar Square… Gone were the visions of going to Palomar, but nevermind, […]