Skylon

Skylon

D&D group has been long famous for churning out brilliant eating spots in the most glamorous settings, from the on-trend German Gymnasium to the historic Royal Exchange. But D&D group doesn’t only focus on its stylish decor, but thankfully the food as well, as evident by its subsidiaries’ Michelin stars and celebrity chefs. It is…

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…

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…

45 Jermyn Street

45 Jermyn Street

Immaculate in its design, Fortnum’s The Fountain Restaurant’s replacement, 45 Jermyn Street, is a sure bet from design to plate. Pure Heaven Unlike the tired tea room that it replaced 18 months ago, 45 is run as a separate entity, rather than a restaurant within Fortnum’s, and is a place I have loved since its…

Spuniton

Spuniton

Those who have been in London in the last few years will be acquainted with Polpo, and those of you unacquainted with it should rectify this asap if you have any love of good simple Italian – the frito misto with a martini makes for a great light meal mid afternoon. Anyway, as soon as…

Condesa - Tapas with Mexican Flare

Condesa - Tapas with Mexican Flare

It’s fair to say that tapas has taken over London during the past few years, be it in the traditional sense of the word, or as shorthand to describe the sharing plates that have become the ubiquitous offering of almost every trendy restaurant opening in the past half decade. It’s a trend – along with…