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
There are many British food traditions I have discovered after moving to London and fell in love with: eggs and bacon for breakfast, scones with clotted cream for afternoon tea, a pint at the pub before supper, frosted multi-layer cakes and Sunday Roast.
Sunday for me is a day to spend with your family, having a long lunch together. In Italy this means a three-course meal with pasta, meat and dessert. I’m happy to swap the Italian tradition with the British one and go for a nice roast!
I recently had the opportunity to try the Sunday Roast menu at… Continue reading
The elegant restaurant is divided into a narrow bar with glass walls overlooking the market and a large dining room with an open kitchen. I had been to Roast before for breakfast during the summer, but last week I had the chance to try their dinner menu. The occasion was the launch of Roast: a very British cookbook,… Continue reading