This place is the real deal. Reservations only, opening at 6pm sharp and not a moment before. Names ticked off at the door, and at the bottom of a small staircase, escorted into… Continue reading


I’d been meaning to pay a visit to this South-East London beer staple for some time. Part of the delay has been catching it at a quiet time; ‘small and perfectly formed’ it… Continue reading

ALE REVIEW: Beavertown Neck Oil – Black Country Pale Ale at the Dean Swift, SE1

Today was the first time I’ve come across a beer by this Hackney Wick based brewery. And this is one pale that had plenty of personality. It had a lovely fresh citrus aroma… Continue reading

WINE REVIEW: Cairanne Cotes Du Rhone

Today we had the 2011 Carianne Reserve des Hospitaliers Cotes Du Rhone from Waitrose. Very easy drinking with a cherry nose and palate that made it ideal for the meal we had; game… Continue reading

Restaurant Review: One Canada Square, all head, no heart

One Canada Square is a restaurant based in an office building, which might put you off. Having said that, it’s one of the most stunning office interiors in the capital, and once you’re… Continue reading