Category Archives: Restaurants/Pubs

The Crown and Sceptre review, Great Titchfield Street

There aren’t many pubs I’d ever say this about, but I can honestly say I never want to go back to this pub again. The place doesn’t look too bad, and there’s space to stand outside, close to Oxford Circus, … Continue reading

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Review of Soho Thai, St Anne’s Court, Dean Street, London

I spent yesterday evening in the Soho Thai on St Anne’s Court, just off Dean Street. I’ve never noticed it before but it’s quite a small, unassuming place, especially given its location in Soho. Apparently it’s part of the Thai … Continue reading

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Stringray Globe pizza restaurant, Hackney

Hidden away (kind of) on Columbia Road in Hackney, just off Hackney Road, is a small pizza restaurant called Stringray Globe. We’ve been there for Friday lunch a few times now and it’s been very good every time. I can’t … Continue reading

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Kerala Indian restaurant, Central London

I’ve been to Kerala (Indian restaurant near Oxford Circus in Central London) again and it’s just as good as it was when I first went and wrote about it here. I just want to make sure enough people go there … Continue reading

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Review of The National Portrait Gallery Restaurant

I went for lunch at the restaurant in the National Portrait Gallery yesterday. I’d already been once before, towards the end of 2000, and enjoyed it then (not least because someone else was paying) and was looking forward to going … Continue reading

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William IV pub, Leyton

For anyone in the area who doesn’t already know about it, the William IV pub at the Baker’s Arms in Leyton is one of the best pubs in the area. They have a good selection of real beer such as … Continue reading

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Review of Nama Bar and Restaurant, London (kangaroo and chips)

I went to the Nama Bar last night on a special offer (vouchers from The Times) since I’d been in a pub in the area. It’s not quite what I was expecting, definitely more of a bar than a restaurant, … Continue reading

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