St John

St John

It is ‘simply’ the home of nose to tail eating in the Western world, the movement and approach to cooking reestablished and championed by the globally revered Fergus Henderson. His kitchen has seen many of the head chefs of London’s best restaurants and gastro pubs like the Anchor & Hope pass through it, learning and…

Rochelle Canteen at the ICA

Rochelle Canteen at the ICA

On The Mall and tucked under Carlton Terrace butting up against the Duke of York steps, you’ll find the Institute of Contemporary Art. Not a gallery that will interest all, its exhibits are exceptionally modern. Among the works they have shown are performance art, films, and an old cathode ray TV showing static in a…

Andrew Edmunds

Andrew Edmunds

Opened in 1986 in an 18th century townhouse and with an historic print shop of the same name next door, Andrew Edmunds is one of the last bastions of old school Soho restaurants among a sea of new chains and trendy spots. The restaurant is quaint and bijou set across a number of small rooms…

The Anchor & Hope

The Anchor & Hope

Gastro pubs were once called the British equivalent of tapas by (I believe) Ferran Adrià in the context of a style of cuisine that could become a global phenomenon. In the last 15 years, the impact of gastro pubs has bean felt throughout the country and abroad. We may not talk so much about them…