The Sportsman

The Sportsman

A self-proclaimed ‘grotty rundown pub by the sea’ is by far the last place you expect to find a Michelin stared restaurant where Friday and Saturday lunch is usually booked up weeks, if not months, in advance. Sandwiched, as The Sportsman is, between the road and the north Kent coast just outside Whitstable, with its conservatory…

The Mayfair Chippy

The Mayfair Chippy

For the last year or so I have kept on hearing how good The Mayfair Chippy is and that I have to go. I’ve resisted, not for lack of interest but because I’m so rarely in the mood for Fish & Chips; I’m invariably left disappointed by the chips, the batter or even the quality…

El Pastor

El Pastor

The Hart brothers are at it again. Having created London’s favourite tapas bar, Barrafina, they have now partnered with Sam’s old business partner, Crispin Somerville, to open the hottest Mexican joint (no, not the herbal type) in town: Tacos El Pastor. The name, of course, doesn’t leave room for confusion about what it specialises in.…