We first visited Caractere back in October and was so amazed by the experience it became my choice for Top London (non michelin stars) restaurant in my personal 2019 Lloydie Food Awards and so therefore couldn’t wait to return. Now I can honestly say that after our visit on saturday they have set the bar …

Due to the great feedback from the 2019 #THELLOYDIES I’ve decided to carry it on into 2020. So now let me tell you a thing or two about this year’s categories. My decision to call the Michelin Star and Essex categories as a Dining Experience will now extend to the other categories of Gastro Pub …

This was just the most amazing way to end my fantastic 2019 Foodie year and yes where better to finish than at Core. The food was absolutely outstanding , the service yet again was first class , the wine selections were amazing and the cocktails for our pre / post lunch drinks were a delight. …

This was a fantastic way to celebrate the 60th Wedding Anniversary of my wife’s parents. The food was amazing , the service was excellent and all this in a fabulous location. It was back in August when me and my wife popped in for a cocktail that we decided this would be a great place …

A visit to Helene Darroze has been on my list for quite a while so therefore I was thrilled when I was finally able to dine their on Saturday evening during our weekend stay at Claridges Hotel. After a short walk we arrived at the Connaught Hotel. We made our way to the restaurant reception …

This was our second visit to a Roka restaurant but our first visit to their Mayfair branch. The restaurant is situated on North Audley Street in between Grosvenor Square and Oxford Street. As we entered on Friday you could immediately feel the buzz as there was quite a lively atmosphere. The staff were there to …

The last time we visited this establishment was about four years ago under the old name of Fratelli’s which used to be a fantastic Italian restaurant. Then one day things changed and the restaurant was never the same. Recently we saw that the name had changed to Da Vinci and upon reading the reviews which …

This was another exceptional dining experience at Core and a perfect way to celebrate my wife’s birthday. This was our 10th visit but for our friends it was the first time they had been to Core and I’m now thrilled to say they loved it as much as we do. On our previous nine visits …

When it comes to Sunday’s at Haywards they always add the choice of a roast dinner to their A la Carte menu which is either beef , lamb or pork. On this occasion it was the Cote de Beouf which I have to say is one of the finest cuts of meat you’ll ever have …

It was a real pleasure to be back at Da Terra to enjoy another fantastic Tasting Menu lunch. The food , wine & service was once again excellent therefore it came as no surprise to me when they were awarded a Michelin Star in October. There were a couple of new dishes on the menu …