Big Easy

Big Easy

Big Easy’s Covent Garden location (there’s also one on Kings Road and another in Canary Wharf) is nicely located and always busy, but you can turn up on spec and put your name on a waiting list for a table later. Spread over two large floors, we were seated downstairs near the stage (did I…

Namco Funscape

Namco Funscape

One of the great tucked away gems of Central London used to be the multi floored games arcade, complete with bowling alley, in the Trocadero building between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. Sadly this was shut down in 2011, not a great surprise as it was often empty, and since then the building has been…

Avenue

Avenue

Avenue on St James’s Street has been one of those places I’ve been dining at since it first opened. I was a kid and going regularly for lunch with the family after visiting the RA just up the road on Piccadilly; the Sunday roast beef and Yorkshire pudding was just superb. As often happens with…

Oxo Tower Brasserie

Oxo Tower Brasserie

When it comes to dining locations, it’s pretty hard to beat the Oxo Tower with its dining balcony, double height picture postcard windows and views along the river from the Houses of Parliament to Tower Bridge taking in St. Paul’s and The City. Both the brasserie and the restaurant offer the same views and great…

Inamo: Covent Garden’s tech gem

Inamo: Covent Garden’s tech gem

Hidden along a side street in the heart of Covent Garden lies Inamo, the world’s first, and London’s only solely-interactive, restaurant. Inamo truly is a dining experience like no other, where the guest is given “complete control” of their meal. The rooms are dark save for projectors attached to the ceiling above each table creating…