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Rosa’s Thai Cafe – Revisited

The original Rosa’s Thai Cafe opened in east London around ten years ago. Over time a few more branches opened and in March last year we went along to the opening night of Rosas Thai Cafe in Brixton. Since then Rosa’s has gone from strength to strength and now comprises fifteen branches around London, including […]

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Llewelyn’s – Herne Hill

After many years as ‘Pullens’, the popular restaurant next to Herne Hill station changed hands last year. The couple who ran the restaurant decided to retire from the business and a new owner took up the reins, refurbishing the interior and re-opening as ‘Llewelyns‘. We’d been intending to try out the new place for some […]

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Wine & Dine Event at Village East, Bermondsey St

It was a pleasure to return to Village East in Bermondsey Street where we’d been some eighteen months previously for the launch of their breakfast menu.   This time we were at this New York themed brasserie and cocktail bar for a special wine tasting and dining event, hosted by their resident wine guru, the wonderfully […]

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Hixter Bankside

The area of Borough and Bankside is well on its way to becoming a foodie paradise with lots of new restaurants and bars opening, as well as the unique Borough Market. We went for Sunday lunch at Hixter Bankside, one of chef Mark Hix’s stable of restaurants in London. I say lunch, it was close […]

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Cottons – New Caribbean Restaurant in Vauxhall

The Caribbean is a melting pot of many cultures and peoples so it’s no surprise that the cuisine of the region reflects this fusion. Here in Britain we tend to experience the cuisine of the Anglophone Caribbean with dishes from Jamaica, Trinidad and Guyana becoming more and more popular. I’m very partial to some nice […]

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Pop-up Dining by Salters Events at Good Food, Catford

We’d recently been to Catford and had a brilliant evening at Little Nan’s Bar, at the Broadway Theatre, so we were keen to find out what else SE6 has to offer, as it’s an area that’s been somewhat under the radar until recently. We were invited along to a pop-up dining event created by Salters […]

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