Al Vaporetto – Venice

Al Vaporetto has two branches and the one that we dined at was its San Marco branch. It has paper placemats on the table showing a map of the area of Venice. Time was spent with us figuring out the areas we had explored in the daytime and how far we had gone on our…

Fleet River Bakery – Holborn

Located at one end of Lincoln Inn’s Fields is Fleet River Bakery. It is a corner cafe with seating outdoors and around the side of the cafe. There are a few window seats and additional seating on the lower level. On the wooden counter, the salads, quiches and frittatas are on display. Even though these…

Prime Burger – Euston

There are so many areas of London that are changing and that also includes some of the train stations. It is now the turn of Euston Station. The area outside the station has already got the new set of food outlets. Now it is the inside of the station that has got some new additions….

Cafe Colore – Prague

A big cake display welcomes you just opposite the entrance to Cafe Colore. It makes you think that you need to remember to have room for dessert. Table lamps, striped chairs and dark wooden furniture all contribute to the atmosphere of this dimly lit but charming restaurant. The staff were friendly and gave us good service….

Rabot 1745 – London Bridge

When a friend suggested going for hot chocolate on a rainy day, I knew I was in for a treat as she always knows some of the best places for hot drinks. The story behind Rabot 1745 is that this cafe is from the people behind Hotel Chocolat. All of the cocoa beans are sourced…

Nuvola – Regent’s Place

Nuvola has many quotes on its white washed walls and one of them states “a careful balance between authentic Italian heritage, healthy lightness and impeccably good taste”. There is a sky blue theme running through the decor of this cafe. As there are big windows with wicker stools so that you can watch the world…

Chocolate Week and The Chocolate Show

For all you chocolate lovers out there, from the 12th-18th October it is Chocolate Week! Chocolate Week is in its eleventh year and you can make the most of it this year by going to The Chocolate Show. Highlights this year will be a chocolate factory, celebrity chefs, a chocolate fashion show, artisan producers, a dessert gallery and plenty more sweet offerings!

Lateral – Madrid

The great thing about tapas is that you can have as many or as little dishes as you want. A snack was needed to tie me over so a couple of things were ordered at Lateral. The Funghi Porcini Croquette had a creamy mushroom filling and it was not greasy even though it was fried….

Feng Sushi – South Bank

A beautiful blue flower painted wall grabs the attention at Feng Sushi. Along with this, there are two fish tanks that contribute to the calming atmosphere. High wooden stools, tables and chairs make up the small dining area. There is some outdoor seating as well. Additional stools are placed by the bar area. A cold day…

Sprinkles Gelato – Finchley Road

Even though it was fairly early on in the day, when friends got together, ice cream was on the agenda. Sprinkles Gelato looks like an American diner with its red cushioned booths. What struck us the most was the lovely aroma of waffles that was filling the whole of the cafe. On the menu, there…

Rocca – Bradford

It was super special when the whole family was able to get together and go out for a meal. Rocca was the perfect place. It gave us good quality food, lovely staff, superb service and a wonderful dining experience. It made us feel like going out for dinner was a special occasion. Rocca let us savour every…

Number Twelve at Ambassadors Hotel – Euston

Afternoon Tea at Number Twelve started off with the presentation of a tray of neatly arranged tea pyramids. The Tea Forte teas ranged from the classic English Breakfast and Earl Grey to fruit green tea and also herbal camomile and mint teas. There is something about Afternoon Tea that more often than not makes me…