We took the salad of the day and a big planche of cheese with a couple of glasses of Chablis on the side. The salad turned out mostly to be pesto-stirred pasta with a few bits of veg secreted within. Palatable but not exactly what we were looking for. The cheese on the other hand was five varieties of the runny shiznit with a generous helping of rustic bread alongside - definitely a better option. The wine was too warm.
V&P gets a maximum for being one of those rare restaurants that does apparently simple things flawlessly. Which isn't simple at all.
At about twenty quid a head with service I don't know why you'd go anywhere else for trad Italian in this neck of the woods.
A welcome new Mexican in this part of town - the kind of place you could go to for a pit stop while waiting for a train, or for a massive all day blow-out with a bunch of mates while ruining yourself on mezcal.
A good alternative to kebab on Green Lanes Yaalu Yaalu may not be 'authentic' but it does the job for carnivores and veggies alike.
With excellent service throughout and design that shows a close attention to detail Irvin is a very happy-making place.
Our go to pre-Almeida place is usually Radici but this week we fancied a change. La Petite Auberge is only marginally more distant from the theatre and at six on a Tuesday there was plenty of room inside, and given the state of traffic on Upper Street a pavement table wasn’t especially alluring. The room…