Kopapa

History and Background: Kopapa was one of those places that kept popping up on my Instagram feed, and having never had food from New Zealand, I took the opportunity to stop by. To keep it short, it’s an innovative, fusion style restaurant located just by Seven Dials, Covent Garden. Menu changes continuously, but some things…

Sutton and Sons

History and Background: A food bloggers lunch courtesy of Suttons and Sons with the girls from @londonfoodbabes, and chef Chris, (founder of A taste. and upcoming restaurant in Clerkenwell, Three Little Birds). Serving the widest choice of fish in North East London, Sutton and Sons is located on the high street that joins Dalston Junction…

Smack Lobster

History and Background: The 3rd November 2014 opening of Smack Deli was an anticipated one, starting with a 50% soft launch, it had everybody at its feet. The sister of the Burger and Lobster chain opened by the Goodman group sells 4 different types of lobsters rolls, and other lobster related dishes. Their ‘fast food…

Ametza with Arzak Instruction

History and Background: 1 Michelin star  Some of the critics’ anticipated openings of 2013. Opened by Elena Arzak, deemed to be the Best Female Chef in 2012, the restaurant is located on the ground floor of The Halkin Hotel, just off Hyde Park Tube Station specialising in Basque Spanish food.  Arrival was to a rather bland…

Criterion

History and background: Prestige and reputation sure does get repeatedly mentioned in my posts, but this one is a little different. It’s very hard to find a restaurant like the Criterion, a restaurant so quintessentially English and enriched with so much history there’s even a Wikipedia page for it. Breath-taking interior design by architect Thomas…

Strand Dining Rooms

History and Background: Ex-Gordon Ramsay chef will be taking over Strand Dining Room’s kitchen from April 3, so expect some new dishes! Serving all day British food, as well as afternoon tea, Strand Dining offers classic and traditional English food at an affordable price. With currently a deal on at bookatable 3 courses with a…