Belgo

History and background: Once voted London Restaurant of the year in 1996. 5 Belgo restaurants, 5 locations. A well known Belgian chain in London, with open kitchen designs, waiters dressed up as monks and dungeon looking interiors, the Covent Gardern branch was my choice of visit that Saturday afternoon. I tend to not like doing…

Tombo とんぼ

Green Tea, Matcha Mania! Tombo has introduced itself as London’s first authentic Japanese café and delicatessen. Situated near South Ken station, its become a hub for sushi lovers who live in the local area and Imperial College students. The cafe has a clean, fresh and friendly look about it, reminiscent of the Muji brand I…

sketch, (Lecture Room and Library) **

Brace yourselves for this one. A whole lot of photos #foodporn coming your way…! (8 courses to be exact) History and background: ** 2 Michelin Star Opened up by renowned chef Pierre Gagnaire and restauranteur Mazouz in December 2002, it has reached worldwide recognition for its sketch houses, The Parlour (patisserie), The Glade (afternoon tea,…

Snowflake Gelato

History and background: *Winner of Great Taste Awards 2013 & 2014 Snowflake Gelato opened their Soho counterpart in September 2013. Its opening had an influx of visitors, with consumers eager to get their taste buds on the new trendy dessert counter in town. Snowflake really accentuates the fact that it is authentic, using only the…

21 Covent Garden

History and background: You can’t really find a more centrally located restaurant in Covent Garden than this. In the historic cellar vaults of a Georgian heritage site, is 21 Covent Garden, a restaurant which offers tasty, authentic, mouth-dribbling Italian food. Down the stairs and to the basement is where you would find private vaults ideal…

Asadal

History and background: Slap-bang in the middle of the High Holborn intersection lies Asadal and easily one of the most popular Korean restaurants in Central London. It first opened in 1991 in New Malden and then relocated to the City in 2005 (and what a good decision that was). Predominantly filled with City workers, business…