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London’s Best Bagel Part Two-Brick Lane

April 24, 2011


Beigel Bake (159 Brick Lane), plain bagel 25p salt beef bagel £3.50, 4/5 Beigel Shop (155 Brick Lane), plain bagel 25p salt beef bagel £3.40, 3/5 The first Jewish area in London wasn’t Golders Green, Stoke Newington or Hendon but Brick Lane. As a self-confessed bagel addict with an average bagel consumption rate of 15/week, […]

London’s Best Bagel Part One-Golders Green

January 23, 2011


I’ve finally begun my quest for the holey grail that is London’s best bagel. First destination – Golders Green. (I plan to do Brick Lane when it’s warmer.) Having been to secondary school in a Jewish area, I feel that I’m a perfectly qualified critic of authentic bagels. Here, I focus on the plain bagel. […]

Krung Tap, Earls Court

October 2, 2010


Thai restaurant, Food 4/5, Price ~£8.50 for two courses, Waiting time about 5 to 10 mins/course, Atmosphere 3/5, 227 Old Brompton Road, SW5 0EA With good Thai food at rock bottom prices, Krung Tap might just be the best value eatery on Old Brompton Road. Often, Tourists and chichi locals flock to £20+ Balans and Italian restaurants, when Krung […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nakama, Crouch End

September 10, 2010


Japanese restaurant, Price ~£10 to 20 for a meal, Address: 50 Topsfield Parade, Crouch End, London N8 8PT, website Nakama is a wallet friendly Japanese restaurant that serves seriously fresh sushi, Japanese hot food, such as tempura and katsu curry, and specially selected healthy Japanese temple food. It’s located a stone’s throw away from the […]

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 […]