Author: Sharky

Review: Summer Festival Terrace at Cinnamon Soho

Cinnamon Soho’s current limited-run Summer Festival Terrace menu takes diners out onto the street of Kingly Court to enjoy the restaurant’s fusion of homemade flavours, accompanied by upcycled cocktails, as well as to enjoy the art of people-watching nearby punters frequenting pubs, shops and restaurants. The special menu offering marks the second collaboration between the Cinnamon collection and the award-winning mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana, better known as Mr Lyan. While dishes are all very much Cinnamon’s chef’s own, all abounding with the signature vibrancy expected of this modern Indian restaurant, drinks have been crafted by Mr Lyan with ingredients that...

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The Clifton – St John’s Wood

The Clifton has been a fixture of the local community for centuries (established in 1889 in fact) and in last month, local brothers Ben and Ed Robson reopened this beloved pub, bringing a new look and a refreshed attitude to pub drinking and dining to St John’s Wood. I don’t too often get this far north west – with so much happening in the South East of London there has to be something that really tickles my fancy to make the trek. I’d been given the heads up by a local teacher that he had dropped in last week when there was...

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Go Viet – South Kensington

It takes a lot to stand out in South Kensington. It’s a strange neighbourhood with a large mix of tourists, Imperial College foreign students living off a measly stipend, and mega wealthy locals tucked away in their perfect wisteria-adorned homes. As a restaurant, who do you cater? The volumes of tourist, hungry after powerwalking through all three museums looking for a cheap and cheerful meal, or the locals who are able to spend a pretty penny on outstanding freshly cooked food? According to the press release, Go Viet just opened its doors in earlier this month, though during our...

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