Ex restaurateur, publican, bartender and mixologist. Rating real ale and wine, sharing the latest cocktail concoctions from my kitchen, and reviewing bars, pubs and restaurants of London (and anywhere else I go). Recommendations likely. Irritation possible. Inebriation guaranteed.
With Wimbledon right around the corner, it’s surely just about time to start indulging in the super-light and refreshing summer ales. I really enjoyed this blonde ale from Hartlepool-based Camerons Brewery. White-blond might… Continue reading →
London’s explosive craft beer scene can often seem a little bewildering. So it’s always a treat to find a bar with a drinks list that educates, as well as inebriates. Tucked slightly off… Continue reading →
Nestled at the end of Caroline Street, the beer-hall style high seats, quirky lamps and the extensive draft range caught my eye. This place was previously Kitty Flynn’s, and has now been beautifully… Continue reading →
Simply one of the best meals I’ve had this year. This excellent find was on Kastienallee, one of Prenzlauer Berg’s best nightspots. A modern and classy bar with fancy lamps and shiny white… Continue reading →
No trip to Berlin is complete without a visit to a traditional Kneipe. Filled with barrels, wooden furniture and glass cabinets containing relics, this charming place was a great place for a schwarzbier… Continue reading →
Couldn’t resist trying this. I have to say I could taste a lot more chilli than chocolate, which actually was fine by me. A pleasant drink, but I think there’s room for improvement.… Continue reading →