Afternoon Tea

Lanes of London

Housed in the London Marriot Hotel and overlooking Hyde Park, Lanes of London exudes understated Edwardian glamour with a menu that showcases British heritage. “Seared Chicken with Mushroom Tortellini” was a magnificent combination of flavours and textures; crispy chicken skin, creamy mushroom tortellini and a broth that was bursting with flavour. “Sticky Toffee Pudding” is… Continue reading Lanes of London


Hankies Cooking Masterclass

Chef Ani Arora, founder of Hankies Marble Arch hosted a fabulous Indian Winter Warmers Masterclass that truly inspired me to experiment in the kitchen. The star of the show was an almost 1kg Bone in Tomahawk and to watch this beauty being made was an absolute delight. Ever tried masala potato stuffed in a purple cauliflower and drizzled… Continue reading Hankies Cooking Masterclass

Contemporary Indian · Fine Dining · Indian

Top Indian Restaurants in London

What is better than a “Ruby Murray”? The answer is of course a “posh” curry. The Indian restaurant market has been undergoing a renaissance over the past few years, as more and more eateries are moving away from the archetypal prosaic curry houses and are aspiring towards delivering innovative and high quality dishes in an opulent… Continue reading Top Indian Restaurants in London

Pan Asian


Tootoomoo is a Pan-Asian restaurant, located a stones throw away from Highbury and Islington train station. The venue is vibrant and deliciously eccentric in its decor, as the interior caricaturly depicts the colourful street food markets, hawker stalls and huts of the exotic Far East. The establishment is bijou in size as a result of starting life as… Continue reading Tootoomoo

Afternoon Tea · Fine Dining

Kona Restaurant

Introduction The nation is currently in the grips of Royal wedding mania with the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. And what better way to celebrate this regal occasion than to enjoy a Royal Afternoon Tea that will make you feel like a fairytale Prince and Princess. Restaurant Kona Restaurant, housed inside Taj 51 Buckingham… Continue reading Kona Restaurant

British · Fine Dining

Bird of Smithfield

Introduction If you’re looking for an uber trendy place to hangout in London, then look no further than the fashionable and chic destination of Farringdon, which boasts some of the best foodie spots in the city. From specialist coffee shops, indulgent brunch venues to exquisite fine dining; the choices are temptingly varied. Restaurant One such… Continue reading Bird of Smithfield


The World’s End Market

Introduction Does The World’s End Market restaurant truly offer the world’s best steak? Well, according to a Netflix Documentary called “Steak Revolution”, acclaimed meat connoisseur José Gordon’s offering of proteins was awarded the World’s Best Meat and The World’s End Market is the only restaurant in the UK who have exclusivity to sell José Gordon’s meats. José Gordon is… Continue reading The World’s End Market

American · Burgers · Fast Food

The Mutha Load by Halal Chronicles

We had the honour of being invited by Ma’Plucker to collaborate with them and be involved in the development of a limited edition dish and dessert, which will only be available just for January, called the ‘Mutha Load by Halal Chronicles’ and a ‘Special Sundae’ for dessert. Consisting of fried chicken tenders, cajun sour cream,… Continue reading The Mutha Load by Halal Chronicles

Contemporary Indian · Fine Dining

The Baluchi at The Lalit Hotel

Introduction A few years ago, if anyone was to suggest “going for an Indian”, I would literally scream like a Banshee in objection. Back then, the quality and standard offered by a majority of the archetypal curry houses were as good as the singing ability of the Ginger one from the Spice Girls. However, recently… Continue reading The Baluchi at The Lalit Hotel


Istanbul City Guide

Istanbul With so much of the world yet to see, a place has to be special to want to visit it twice. Unexpectedly, Istanbul turned out to be one of our favourite holiday destinations in Europe and one of the rare destinations that we would absolutely visit again.   What to do Topkapi Palace (must… Continue reading Istanbul City Guide