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Princi, Soho

April 25, 2011


Café, Food 3/5, Price about £10 for a meal, Atmosphere 1/5 Princi’s interior food and waiting staff all look beautiful. Who cares about substance when we have looks? What is a bit of a problem is how busy this place is. It’s impossible to sit down straight away and even after you’ve resorted to the un-British […]

William Curley, Belgravia

April 7, 2011


Food 3/5,  Price ~£3 per cake,  Atmosphere 2/5 William A Curley is an overrated, posh chocolatier in overrated, posh Belgravia supplying overrated, posh restaurants. Most of my feeds on Google Reader are from food blogs and chocolate blogs, so I’d read a lot about Curley’s new products – posh versions of classic chocolate confections. I […]

Beard Papa’s, Soho

September 15, 2010


This shop is now reported to be closed. For cream puffs nearby, head to Princi on Wardour St. Choux bun cafe and shop, Food 3/5, Price £1.40/bun, Waiting time <5 mins, Atmosphere 2/5 website Beard Papa’s is a decent Choux-bun specialist with a branch conveniently located on Oxford street, as well as all over the […]

Tombo, South Kensington

August 26, 2010


Japanese deli and café, Food 3/5, Price £5-£10, Tombo website Tombo serves healthy, traditional lunches – the kind that Japanese grandmothers cook. Such authentic Japanese cooking is rare in London and could be a bit of an acquired taste. The bento box (lunch box divided into compartments) contained teriyaki chicken, rice, hijiki (soft black seaweed […]

Caffe Forum, Gloucester Road

August 26, 2010


Café, Food 3/5, Price under £5, Waiting time 10 mins, Atmosphere 5/5 Caffe Forum is the only student haunt fit for lingering and drawn out chatting on touristy Gloucester Road. They have a perpetual buy one get one pizza offer, which allows you to share two large pizzas between three people and pay just £2.32 […]