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Grain

This was a fabulous dining experience and a real credit to the Essex restaurant scene. We first heard about Grain when it was featured in the Essex Feast book a couple of years ago. Then when I’d seen that a couple of my chef friends had been and said it was good we certainly wanted …

My Return to Caractere

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 …

My December Desserts

There’s no greater way to finish the year than with these delectable delights. Enjoy 🤪 Sticky Toffee Pudding at The Albion Pub in Islington Peanut Butter & Caramelised White Chocolate ‘Paris Brest’ at Kerridge’s Bar & Grill Blueberry Cheesecake at Le Moulin Patisserie in Hornchurch Dark Chocolate Pudding at Kerridge’s Bar & Grill Chocolate Brownie …

The Black Horse

We decided to visit the Black Horse in Brentwood on Boxing Day as our previous visits during the course of the year had been good ones. As we’d enjoyed good food with friendly service in a place with a great friendly atmosphere. So when we were looking for somewhere to take my wife’s parents out …

Core by Clare Smyth

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. …

The 2019 Lloydie Food Awards

My 2019 Foodie year really has been one to remember with a visit to Ten Michelin Star restaurants and where it was also great to see a First Star awarded to my good friends Da Terra & The Artichoke. I thoroughly enjoyed my first Michelin Star meal outside England at the fantastic Ristorante Lido 84 …

Kerridge’s Bar and Grill

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 …

The Albion Pub

If good pub food with friendly staff and a great atmosphere is what you require then the Albion Pub is just for you. The pub is situated in a nice residential area of Islington and is managed by Beth who I knew from visiting Blacklock. It was a bit of a coincidence that we decided …

Helene Darroze at the Connaught

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 …