Author Archive | Jessie Finn

Dirty Martini Cocktail Clapham High Street

Dirty Martini Clapham High Street

The SLB were lucky enough to be invited to the launch night of Dirty Martini’s newest location on Clapham High Street. The chain of cocktail bars is well established in the City and has started coming further west with recent branches also opening in Soho and Covent Garden; but for the first time they have […]

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The Tooting Italian

Just before Christmas a new restaurant opened on Tooting High Street, inventively named The Tooting Italian. At first I was quite sceptical – Tooting isn’t particularly well known for its Italian restaurants, curry yes but not so much Italian. It also has a neon sign which doesn’t always signal a high quality eatery. However, I started hearing […]

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King Lear in Peckham

Tomorrow night the SLB is off to The Asylum in Peckham to see a production of King Lear starring BAFTA nominated actor John Mcenery. The production, put on my The Malachites Theatre Coop is running until March 4th. Tickets are £15 (£9 concessions), available from See Tickets, by calling 08712200260 or on the door. A […]

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Wahaca – Brixton

Hard to Fault: nice food, inexpensive and great service. Perfect for a mid-week dinner. Last week I went to Wahaca in Brixton, one of the most recent locations this chain has opened.  Wahaca, which was started by previous Masterchef winner Tommi Mires in 2007, is a Mexican street food restaurant which has expanded succesfully from […]

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The Imperial Durbar – Tooting

The Imperial Durbar on Trinity Road opened earlier this summer and is a coffee house by day and restaurant/bar by night, although I’m sure there is some flexibility around which beverages get consumed when. It’s USP is the vast range of gins on offer, with an equally impressive array of tonics and mixers. The menu […]

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