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Best London Bars and Pubs of 2015

London has been a great place to drink for many a year. This year, for me, it seemed even better than before. My favourite watering holes continued to please while a handful of new or bars and pubs otherwise previously unknown to me caught my attention with great service, comfy digs and – most importantly – quality quaffs. Continue reading

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The Bonneville: Absinthe Minded Pursuit of Cocktails in Clapton

However you like your absinthe served (or if you even known whether or not you actually like absinthe at all), Giles’ bar is the place to give it a go. I especially enjoyed sipping Nouvelle Orleans’ Absinthe Superieure and marvelled at all the other bottles of absinthe behind the bar (no, I wasn’t seeing double). Continue reading

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Best Bars in London – 2014

The options for getting one’s drink on in London continued to broaden and improve in 2014. I truly was impressed with the libations on offer at so many bars around town this year. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: £5.50

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The Bonneville: Fantastic French Dining in Clapton, E5

So nice I’m going twice! A recent visit to Clapton’s newly opened French eatery, The Bonneville, resulted in such a lovely experience for Kemey and me that we’re heading back ASAP for a repeat – this time with another couple in tow to whom we’ve raved about the place. Continue reading

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Dom’s Place – Traditional Turkish Food with E5 Flavour

Since moving to Clapton three years ago, I’ve seen a lot of changes – mostly for the better and particularly along the retail strip of Lower Clapton Road. One of the tastiest has been the opening of Dom’s Place, a casual little low key eatery with a pared down menu featuring “traditional Turkish food with a modern twist.” Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Gold

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London Daily Photo: Sleeping Beauty

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London Daily Photo: Lower Clapton Rainbow

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London Daily Photo: CAFE.OPEN

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London Daily Photo: Dallas Chicken & Ribs

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London Daily Photo: PEDestrian

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London Daily Photo: E5 Angels

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London Daily Photo: INDIAN VIRGIN HAIR

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Best London Pizza – 2013

To say I ate and drank well this year does not begin to describe how delectable 2013 was for me. Both in London and beyond, I had the pleasure of experiencing some of the best meals outside the home I’ve … Continue reading

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Best Cheap Eats in London – 2013

To say I ate and drank well this year does not begin to describe how delectable 2013 was for me. Both in London and beyond, I had the pleasure of experiencing some of the best meals outside the home I’ve ever eaten. Here’s a list of some excellent London eateries where I’ve found it possible to enjoy a satisfying meal for £5 or less. Keep an eye out for more posts over the coming days listings my favourite London restaurants and pizza places as well as the ten best restaurants I visited outside of London this year. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Kennedy City Bicycles

I dropped by Kennedy City Bicycles’ pop-up shop on Lower Clapton Road yesterday afternoon. The shop will be there until the end of this month. Then, proprietor James will go back to building his street bikes by hand in his … Continue reading

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Takeaway Pizza from Palm 2, Clapton E5

Just a quick little post to say the freshly made sourdough pizzas for takeaway at Palm 2 (my local grocery, the pride of Clapton Pond and arguably London’s best cornershop) are delicious and very good value. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Lower Clapton

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Dreyfus Cafe, Lower Clapton Road, Hackney E5

Dreyfus Cafe is little independently owned cafe just down the street from my flat. It’s been open about a month and is a welcome addition to the neighbourhood. I’ve popped my head in a few times for coffee over the … Continue reading

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Street Market Focus: Hackney Homemade Food Market (CheapOair)

Street Market Focus: Hackney Homemade Food Market CheapOair, March 08, 2012 Hackney Homemade Food is London’s newest open air food market. It launched this month in the East London borough of ever happening Hackney and is market to be dedicated to food and drink in this … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Hackney Homemade Food Market (Londonist)

In Pictures: Hackney Homemade Food Market Londonist, February 24, 2012 at 14:00 pm Home made quesadillas, pickles and sauerkraut (and that’s just the offering from one vendor ), boozed up hot chocolate, freshly made pasta, katsu curry, a delectable assortment … Continue reading

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Hackney Homemade Food Market Kicks Off This Saturday (Londonist)

Hackney Homemade Food Market Kicks Off This Saturday Londonist, February  17, 2012 at 13:15 pm There’s a new food and drink market coming to Hackney tomorrow and from then on every Saturday from 11am to 4pm. Held on the grounds of … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Play Here

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London Daily Photo: Love Notes

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London Daily Photo: Sparkling

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