Islington Townhouse London

The Islington Townhouse is a three-story pub near Angel station specialising in small, shared plates and craft beer. Although it resembles a traditional English pub, its food is anything but old-fashioned and neither is the drinks list. Background The building went up in the late 1700s as a space to exhibit livestock and agricultural improvements; later, […] more

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Coffee at Over Easy in Mayfair, London.

Some people think ‘brunch’ is an unnecessary term, much like ‘spork,’ ‘maltipoo,’ ‘Brangelina’ (sorry – still hurts), and other trendy mash-ups. While we can’t claim any linguistic expertise, we’re firmly in favour of the brunch scene, if only because it produces so many top-notch restaurants and cafes. One such eatery is Over Easy, a daytime restaurant […] more

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Brick & Liquor London

Brick & Liquor is bringing liquid magic to its south London ‘hood. In this hidden cocktail spot, the foundations of a thriving local haunt are built from exposed brickwork and the exposure of a new breed of legendary drinks. This intimate bar has only been open a few months yet it’s already buzzing. Despite aome […] more

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Temper Restaurant

“Wiiillllmmmmeeeerrr!!!!” This may be something you can’t help shouting as you enter the subterranean temple of Temper, where you’ll find followers worshipping at the hooves of porcine, bovine and caprine deities and where Fred Flintstone himself would gladly grace with his bare foot presence. Neil Rankin is the high priest of this new London restaurant […] more

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maynard-4

The Maynard Arms, originally built in 1851 and currently owned by the Metropolitan Pub Company, has just had a slap up renovation in Crouch End. Can’t say it was much trouble getting there as it’s ten minutes from our humble abode but we were greeted and treated upon arrival (as we always are at Maynard) […] more

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