Tag Archives: marylebone

“Back to the Classics” with Afternoon Tea at The Langham

Newly appointed Executive Pastry Chef for The Langham London, Andrew Gravett, showcases classic recipes with seasonal ingredient, lighter textures and distinct flavours with his new Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best London Bars and Pubs of 2016

London! You know how to quench a thirst. My Best of 2016 series continues with a taste of my favourite bars and pubs in London. Continue reading

Posted in Bars, Beer, Best of 2016, Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Pubs, Restaurants, Shopping, Tiki, Travel, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best London Restaurants of 2016

The London Dining scene of 2016 seemed markedly better that that of the past couple of years before it. But maybe that’s more reflective of me and my reasons and opportunities to eat out. Continue reading

Posted in Bars, Best of 2016, Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants, Travel, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All Day Brunch at Over Easy, Marylebone

Across Duke Street from Selfridges, Over Easy is a stylish café for brunchy endeavours and caffeinated pit stops. Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chocolate Week Afternoon Tea at The Langham London

The Langham London’s Executive Pastry Chef, Cherish Finden, has done it again, this time round with a special – and especially chocolaty – afternoon tea for Chocolate Week. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Langham Children’s Afternoon Tea with Hamleys

Mia – a tikichris contributor, Cordon Bleu trained pastry chef, and mother of a toddler – visits The Langham London with her three-year old son for the launch of its new Children’s Tea with Hamleys – and gives it “triple … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend at Selfridges Roof

Catch the tennis and eat free ice cream on the roof at Selfridges all weekend long with Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Freebies, London, Restaurants, Shopping, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brunch at Daisy Green

Brunch at Daisy Green? It’s among London’s tastiest I reckon or at least that’s how I recollect my yummy time dining there. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Coffee, Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Limited Edition Football Club Box from Sushi Shop

Sushi. But not as you know it. That was my experience munching my way through a range of sushi rolls and such from Sushi Shop. Continue reading

Posted in Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Great British Cheese Awards

Got a favourite British cheese? Yeah, me too. In fact, a couple of my all-time favourite cheeses are produced here in Britain. Now cheese lovers across the UK can nominate our choices for best British cheese in the new British Cheese Awards. Continue reading

Posted in England, Food, Great British Chefs, London, Restaurants, Scotland, Shopping, Wales | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

100-Layer Lasagna at The Cavendish

It had been about a year and a half since my last visit to The Cavendish. But I remember my dinner there fondly. So when an invitation to come back to try newly appointed Head Chef Douglas Santi’s “100-layer” lasagna, I was all for it. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, London, Restaurants, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Roux Farmhouse Brunch at Roux at The Landau

Luxury hotel weekend brunching in London just got a lot more luxuriously brunch-y with a new farm-to-table Sunday offering at The Langham London hotel’s Roux at The Landau fine dining restaurant. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Langham London Launches New Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood

The Langham London’s Executive Pastry chef Cherish Finden and her team have launched a new Wedgewood Afternoon Tea. Inspired by (and served with) classic Wedgwood collections and featuring butterfly and daisy motifs, the new tea service is a salute to spring and the warmer and sunnier days to come. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Easter Afternoon Tea at The Langham London

Hop(p)ing for a happy Easter? You’re guaranteed a delectable and playful one with the limited run Easter Afternoon Tea offering by The Langham London’s Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden. Continue reading

Posted in Chocolate, Design, Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dish of the Month at 108 Brasserie

Roasted whole turbot for two with trumpet mushrooms, baby onions, spinach gratin, and potato mousseline (£65): that’s February’s Dish of the Month at 108 Brasserie Continue reading

Posted in Food, London, Restaurants, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Optimal Lunch at Opso in Marylebone

Greek restaurant Opso has introduced a new range of lunch box sandwiches to its menu. The sandwiches are priced at £7 each and are served in a koulori sesame seed bun with a side of hand cut chips and homemade tartar aioli. Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Drink, Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ivy Café, Marylebone Lane

Swish digs, buzzing see-and-be-seen atmosphere and menu designed to please any palate makes this Marylebone addition to The Ivy portfolio and the smart-casual choice for frequent flyers of the Central London dining scene. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy 150th to The Langham London

One of London’s most lauded luxury destinations, The Langham, celebrated a stately 150 years as a hotel last week. I tagged along for some of the birthday fun and had a peek at what’s new and upcoming for this upscale mainstay of impeccable hospitality. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Much To Do About Table 9: 108 Brasserie’s Stunning New Chef’s Table

Maddie Salters shares that “certain feeling” from her recent dining experience at 108 Brasserie’s Table 9. Like a flash of forethought, there’s a certain feeling one gets right before sitting down to an incredible meal. I don’t just mean the … Continue reading

Posted in Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

London Daily Photo: Marylebone

Posted in London, London Daily Photo, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

London Daily Photo: Marylebone

Posted in London, London Daily Photo, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

London Daily Photo: Bell Street

Posted in London, London Daily Photo, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Anish Kapoor at Lisson Gallery

Now open to the public, an exhibition of new works by celebrated sculptor Anish Kapoor at Lisson Gallery is very much worth taking a good long gander at. Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preview: Asia House Film Festival 2015 #AHFILM15

Celebrating its seventh year, the annual Asia House Film Festival will be showcasing a bevy of remarkable cinematic productions across London. Continue reading

Posted in London, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lebanese Tapas and More at Lazeez, Duke Street

One of the tastiest lunches I’ve enjoyed in quite some while was recently enjoyed at the few months old Lazeez restaurant on Duke Street across from Selfridges. Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Drink, Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Restaurant Review: The Cavendish, Marylebone

Newly opened The Cavendish sets a dual tone for a night out. The downstairs bar (which was absolutely jam packed the Tuesday evening I was there) offers casual drinks with upscale air while a more subdued if rather swish upstairs dining room promises a more formal experience (though still quite far from stuffy). Whether it be a quick drink, bar snacks with cocktails, or a full-on feast – The Cavendish is a worthwhile venue to keep in mind next time you’re seeking a suitable place to enjoy food and drink in Marylebone. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, London, Pubs, Restaurants, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best Coffee in London – 2014

What a fantastic year! I’m going to wrap up 2014 with a series of “best of” posts highlighting some of my favourite sights, bites and more from the past 12 months. As with so many important endeavours, I’d like to start off with one of the most fundamental resources known to humanity: coffee! Continue reading

Posted in Best of 2014, Coffee, Drink, Food, London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Cookery School Collaborates with Caprice Holdings Restaurants for New Gourmet Cooking Classes

Cookery School has teamed up with Caprice Holdings Restaurants to launch a new series of gourmet masterclasses for early 2015. Continue reading

Posted in Food, London, Recipes, Restaurants, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood

The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood historic home of the afternoon tea – and one of the most stylish venues I’ve yet to encounter in this town – The Langham London has collaborated with leading luxury brand Wedgwood to launch a new afternoon tea featuring a special menu of delectably dainty creations by Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden (one of my London foodie heroes!) inspired by and to be served alongside Wedgwood specialty teas in bespoke “Langham Rose” Wedgwood teaware. Launching across all The Langham and Langham Place hotels and ahead of The Langham London’s 150th anniversary in 2015, new tea offering is available now. Continue reading

Posted in Design, Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Luxury, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Ethos Meat-Free Restaurant, Eastcastle Street

Looking for healthy and tasty meat-free food in an attractive setting? Next time you’re passing through Oxford Circus and hankering something good to eat, keep newly opened restaurant, Ethos, in mind. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rachel Khoo and the Patisserie of Steam at Miele Gallery, Regent Street

Open now until 4 July at the Miele Gallery, Regent Street is a “Steam Patisserie” pop-up featuring treats by TV pastry chef Rachel Khoo made using Miele Combination Steam Appliance including the world’s first ever Doreo, an “exciting dessert hybrid of a doughnut and “the crumbly classic American cookie.” Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Design, Food, London, Recipes, Shopping, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

8 Great Gin Bars in London (OneTravel)

Gin. It’s a London thing. So it’s no surprise that this city has some of the best bars to drink it. Here’s a look at eight great places to enjoy an elbow bender with the infamous Mother’s Ruin. Read my … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Hotels, London, OneTravel, Restaurants, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

London Daily Photo: CHURCH ARMY

Posted in London, London Daily Photo, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Win Dinner for Two at The Portman Pub & Restaurant – Courtesy of Zomato

Looking for a great night out in Central London? The Portman Pub & Restaurant near Marble Arch features a lively pub downstairs with a more subdued tablecloth serviced restaurant upstairs – not to mention an excellent menu and wine list. And thanks to a team up with online restaurant discover guide, Zomato, I’m offering one lucky reader the chance to enjoy a free dinner for two at this fine Marylebone gastropub. Continue reading

Posted in Competition, Drink, Food, Freebies, London, Pubs, Restaurants, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment