Renoir offers fresh, tasty healthy food in Kentish Town. Even the counter area oozes freshness with its displays of bowls of colourful fruits, salads in the fridge and other deli items.
It’s that time of year where Macmillan Cancer Support get people together for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning! This year it is taking place on Friday 28th September!
As we had come to The Iskele late lunchtime, we were expecting it to be fairly quiet. But it was the opposite, the restaurant was pretty much packed and so it was a good thing that I had made a reservation.
Sometimes it’s just nice to take some time out for you and to treat yourself. That’s exactly what this day was for me; it was supposed to be an indulgent Afternoon Tea in central London.
It is not very often that my mum gets a chance to come down to London. So on this special occasion, I decided to take her out for some dosas. Dosas are thin pancakes made from ground lentils and rice, which are then fermented.
Spice and Rice is about a ten minute walk from Chalk Farm tube station, but don’t let that put you off. This restaurant is nicely decorated, clean and has friendly staff. There are a couple of cosy seats by the entrance as well as the regular dining area.
Patisserie Valerie can be recognised by its intricate signature cakes displayed in the shop window. Inside, there is dark wood furniture and counter fridges displaying savoury items as well as more cakes, croissants and pastries. The staff were friendly when we entered Patisserie Valerie and allowed us to choose where we’d like to sit.
A beautiful hot summer’s day meant a lovely day to be dining al fresco. The outdoor area at this restaurant was enclosed by hedges, so it really did not feel like we were close to the main road.
Vacanze Romane is one of the many restaurants located on the Piazza Navona. We ended up choosing this one over the others as it looked fairly nice, had outdoor heaters and it wasn’t too busy. So, we were thinking that if the restaurant wasn’t crowded, we would not have to wait too long for our food. This is…
What better place for two friends to go to than the appropriately named 2 Friends cafe. This place was spotted along the Caledonian Road when we were looking for somewhere to go to for a cup of tea.
For something very English, a traditional Afternoon Tea comes to mind. So when my cousin was over visiting from Los Angeles, then this is exactly how we spent a Saturday afternoon.
Big thin 14 inch pizzas are what were on the menu from Stingray Cafe. Stingray Cafe gives you the choice of having any of the pizzas as the normal kind or the folded calzone type. They also do gluten free pizzas and pastas.