Restaurants

Bumpkin

Kids play at Bumpkin

We visited Bumpkin just before Christmas for lunch during the week and it was tremendously busy thanks to office parties being held. The atmosphere was lively and plate after plate were dished up on the kitchen counter in quick succession. Unlike the other branches based in Notting Hill, Chelsea and South Kensington, the Westfield Stratford […]

Buddha-Bar

Salmon & Avo Sushi

Buddha-Bar is a glitzy restaurant based in Knightsbridge, London. The place itself is huge, with the capacity of seating about 450 people. A fortune must have been spent on the interior design including a floor to ceiling crystallised dragon. When you walk in it’s like being transported to another world. The menu is extensive and […]

Clockjack Oven

Chicken Bites with dipping sauce

As Clockjack Oven proves, sometimes simple is best. Tucked away in one of the backstreets of Soho you’ll find this restaurant who specialises in chicken. Which chain of restaurants does it remind you of? Nando’s, of course! Back in the 80′s I remembered the first Nando’s that opened in Pretoria. Being the foodies that we […]

Tamarind Takeaway

Tandoori King Prawn Khazana

Let’s face it. If I had unlimited funds and little self-control, I would have been a walrus by now thanks to Just Eat. Looking back at the last 9 years of my life I’ll admit I’ve become a bit of a snobbish housewife. With ample time on my hands, I could select the best produce, […]

Nipa Thai

Thai Amuse Bouche

If you’re looking for authentic Thai food in London, Nipa Thai is the place to visit. In fact, the restaurant is so serious about quality that they fly the ingredients in from Thailand themselves. You may wonder how on earth is that possible? Thai Airways owns Nipa Thai, thus giving its restaurant access to impossible […]