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Bavarian Beerhouse, Hackney

April 7, 2011


German Pub, Food 4/5, Price £10 a head for a suckling pig party, Atmosphere 4/5, website The Bavarian Beerhouse have an amazing feasting menu for parties of specifically 20-25 people, where you can share an entire roasted suckling pig and heaps of Bavarian dishes for around £10 a head. It’s a complete bargain for the […]

Haché, Chelsea

February 20, 2011


Burger joint, Food 4/5, Price ~£12 for a burger and fries, Waiting time 10 to 15 mins, Atmosphere 3/5 , website The ongoing Haché or Byron debate has continued to divide Londoners.  If you’re a vegetarian, you’d say Haché. Their falafel sweetcorn burger with beetroot is the only vegetarian dish that I’d ever order and […]


February 20, 2011


American barbeque, Food 5/5, Price £10 for main with chips, Atmosphere 3/5 website Bodean’s serves incredible, slow-cooked, smoky meat from their “oak-burning smoke pit” – lots and lots of it too. They barbeque chicken wings, burnt ends (slow-cooked beef brisket in BBQ sauce), pulled pork, three different kinds of ribs.. the list goes on. The US diner-style restaurants are […]

Pescatori, Mayfair

October 3, 2010


Italian seafood restaurant, Food 4/5, Price ~£30 for a meal, Waiting time 10 mins/course, Atmosphere 4/5 , website It’s the only place where you can buy oysters and lobster with the magic currency that is tesco clubcard points. 1000 points gets you £40 pounds to spend on food.  Once, I had a pretty unremarkable but […]

Masala Zone, Earls Court

September 25, 2010


Indian chain, Food 3/5, Price ~£10.00 for a main, Waiting time about 5 mins, Atmosphere 4/5, website A safe choice for a quick Indian meal. The service was very good on this visit. We were seated and served very quickly, despite showing up in a group of 7 on a Friday evening at 9pm. It […]

Byron, Gloucester Road

September 9, 2010


Burger restaurant chain, Food 5/5, Price about £15 for a burger, beer and side, Waiting time 20 to30 mins, Atmosphere 3/5, website Byron does superb burgers, so it’s a bit of a shame about the service. It’s not everywhere in London you can get a proper medium-rare burger – my reasoning is that they’re fresh […]


August 19, 2010


Pizza delivery chain, Food 5*/5, Price £8-13, Waiting time 15-30 minutes,  Firezza website Firezza’s pizzas are in a league of their own. The base is thin and crispy, the sauce piquant, the toppings fresh and plentiful and you can buy the pizzas by the 1/4 metre in huge rectangles. The Mista pizza is supremely meaty […]