Sketch really is THE treat of all treats. The destination of destinations. Housed in an 18th century building in Mayfair, Sketch perfectly combines food with art, my two favourite things! The quirkiness starts literally on entry and you are transported to a whimsical, semi-Alice in wonderland like place which invites you to explore.David Shirley's 'Gallery'… Continue reading Whimsical Sunday Afternoon Tea at Sketch
I'm not a selfie lover, mainly because I'm awful at taking them but, no matter what your opinions are, there's pretty much no getting away from selfies! An instantaneous form of "self-portraiture", selfies are now "an integral part of image-making in the twenty-first century". Selfies are art. Really, I hear you say? Don't worry, that's… Continue reading Selfie Love
Shackfuyu is owned by Bone Daddies, the company responsible for Flesh & Buns - that was enough to sell the place to me! Contemporary Japanese inspired food at it's best in the heart of Soho, you should definitely give this place a shot. We went for the 'express menu' which was excellent value for money… Continue reading Discovering new places – Shackfuyu, Soho
Cutter & Squidge is a cute little cafe in Soho. Set up by two food obsessed sisters, creators of the 'Biskie', it's not to be missed! It's also good to see that the lovely cakes and biskies are (kind of) good for you i.e. the ingredients are mostly local and not overly sugary as some… Continue reading Spring came early (plus Cutter & Squidge)!
For my birthday this year, my friends and I went to The Berkeley Hotel for afternoon tea. With its fashion inspired selection of delicacies, it was the natural choice! The Berkeley’s Prêt-à-Portea afternoon tea is carefully thought through and updated every six months to follow the changing seasons in fashion. With its 10th anniversary this year, pastry… Continue reading Prêt-à-Portea Afternoon Tea – The Berkeley Hotel
Farm Girl is one of my favourite brunch places and that is saying something, particularly as London is full of amazing and unique spots for foodies! You could easily miss the entrance to the place but, once you're in, it is blissfully peaceful and a welcome relief from the busy crowds heading to Portobello Market.… Continue reading Notting Hill’s not so hidden gem – Farm Girl Cafe
On these cold, January days, you have to admit that the thought of warm, melting chocolate sounds pretty good. Chocolate makes everything better, it really does! If you're on the lookout for a place that gets it spot on, look no further. Said Café in Soho is pulling out all the stops. It's a struggle to get in… Continue reading Chocolate heaven – Said Dal 1923