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Zima Bar and Restaurant, Soho

Zima vodkas

Infused Vodkas

Soho isn’t short of bars and good places to eat. Zima is a new addition to the scene with their Russian street food and bar. Zima’s home is a listed townhouse with a speakeasy-style bar downstairs whilst the ground and upper floors offer a more restaurant feel with a cosy terrace at the top. Continue reading

The Imperial, King’s Road

The Imperial Fish

John Dory

Located at the western end of the King’s Road near Fulham sits a bright and bold Victorian building, which is home to The Imperial. The Imperial has a restaurant, bar and garden, serving food with a strong focus on sustainability. The interior is modern and airy with lovely high ceilings on entry and the vibe is friendly, inviting and chilled. Continue reading

Zumbura, Clapham Old Town

Zumbura_chaat and pakoras

Some places are worth making that extra effort to seek out and one such place is Zumbura. Set slightly off the beaten track in Clapham’s affluent Old Town, this vibrant restaurant serves Indian food but not as you might know it. Gone are the old clichés associated with Indian dining and gone is the ghee. Continue reading

Restaurant Review: RIBA Restaurant

riba - bouillabaise

Bouillabaisse of crayfish

A dose of culture along with food is an inspiring mix for me, and that’s what you can experience at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The culture part comes in the form of various talks, exhibitions, film screenings, building tours and live music sessions that are held there on the last Tuesday of every month, and is simply called ‘Last Tuesdays’ with changing themes each month. Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Tuttons

Chargrilled Braxton Manor lamb leg steak,
dressed watercress & matchstick chips

I seem to be doing the refurbished, restaurant rounds at the moment, this time it’s Tuttons in Covent Garden. Tuttons, which sits on the east side of Covent Garden, has been there for 30 odd years. I remember it back in the day (mainly because of its large outside eating area), when that part of Covent Garden had rows of outdoor stalls that sold all sorts, though mainly second-hand clothes, but alas, I had never eaten there. Continue reading