The Florence is a urban country pub in the heart of Herne Hill, a south London neighbourhood loved by many (including me) for its village feel, independent shops, Sunday market and beautiful Brockwell Park.
When I received the invite to review the restaurant I jumped at the chance to try their Sunday Roast and spend a Sunday afternoon in this part of London.
The child-friendly and dog-friendly space is a favourite in the Herne Hill community and today it looks better than ever following an extensive refurbishment.
The pub re-opened at the end of November with… Continue reading
Last month I had the fantastic opportunity to cook and dine in the company of Michel Roux Jr. at the beautiful Cactus Kitchens school in Clapham. If you are passionate about cooking and want to learn how to do it alongside one of Britain’s top chefs, this experience is for you.
Michel Roux Jr. is owner of two-starred Michelin Le Gavroche, an iconic French restaurant in Mayfair opened in 1967 by Albert and Michel Roux (father and uncle of Michel Jr). French haute cuisine has been part of the… Continue reading
The Good Egg is a newly-opened café and all-day restaurant in Stoke Newington, north London. Back in the summer I had the pleasure to meet the team behind it for a photoshoot and preview of the menu. Then yesterday I made it all the way to north-east London to sit at the restaurant and try their – already very popular – brunch.
Since opening in November The Good Egg has received accolades from food writers and bloggers. The Evening Standard listed it among the 25 best brunches in London; Grace Dent and Giles Coren liked… Continue reading