AlfrescoReviews Archive

  • Despite The Lido Café having opened around 4 years ago, it’s only recently that it has appeared on our radar but given how popular it is amongst locals, perhaps they […]

    The Lido Café, SE24

    Despite The Lido Café having opened around 4 years ago, it’s only recently that it has appeared on our radar but given how popular it is amongst locals, perhaps they […]

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  • Consider the food offering at most of London’s main attractions and it’s no wonder that we have an admittedly undeserved reputation for less than brilliant food.  However, by partnering with […]

    Tom’s Kitchen @ Somerset House, WC2

    Consider the food offering at most of London’s main attractions and it’s no wonder that we have an admittedly undeserved reputation for less than brilliant food.  However, by partnering with […]

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  • As the economy has boomed, the foodie world has largely become influenced by style over substance.  We’ve all been wowed by a ‘pithivier of this’, ‘foam of that’ and ‘tasting’ […]

    The Avalon, SW12

    As the economy has boomed, the foodie world has largely become influenced by style over substance.  We’ve all been wowed by a ‘pithivier of this’, ‘foam of that’ and ‘tasting’ […]

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  • You may have heard of a little village in Berkshire called Bray.  It’s home to a couple of restaurants called The Fat Duck and The Waterside Inn.  Apparently they’re both […]

    Boulters, SL6

    You may have heard of a little village in Berkshire called Bray.  It’s home to a couple of restaurants called The Fat Duck and The Waterside Inn.  Apparently they’re both […]

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  • You’re too old for the ‘let’s dress in ridiculous clothes and go out in Shoreditch’ scene, you don’t fit in with the young families in the ‘new & improved, ultra-sophisticated’ […]

    Del’Aziz, various locations

    You’re too old for the ‘let’s dress in ridiculous clothes and go out in Shoreditch’ scene, you don’t fit in with the young families in the ‘new & improved, ultra-sophisticated’ […]

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  • The sun was shining, people were smiling, cars were topless and the women may as well have been, and every inch of pavement within breathing distance of a pub or […]

    Momo, W1

    The sun was shining, people were smiling, cars were topless and the women may as well have been, and every inch of pavement within breathing distance of a pub or […]

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  • Inspired by the cupboard/room where the necessities of life are stored, The Modern Pantry is probably underselling itself a bit.  Unless you’re unfashionably rich, the average Londoner’s abode amounts to […]

    The Modern Pantry, EC1

    Inspired by the cupboard/room where the necessities of life are stored, The Modern Pantry is probably underselling itself a bit.  Unless you’re unfashionably rich, the average Londoner’s abode amounts to […]

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  • Like most of us in the days of our childhood, I was constantly being told off by my mother for playing with my food.  Dinner wasn’t supposed to be fun […]

    Le Pont de la Tour, SE1

    Like most of us in the days of our childhood, I was constantly being told off by my mother for playing with my food.  Dinner wasn’t supposed to be fun […]

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  • Picture the scene: I’m sitting at a table with five lovely ladies at a steakhouse and the waiter brings out 6 large steaks.  Each is of a different cut and […]

    High Timber, EC4

    Picture the scene: I’m sitting at a table with five lovely ladies at a steakhouse and the waiter brings out 6 large steaks.  Each is of a different cut and […]

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  • If there was ever a venue that was perfectly suited to the glitz and glamour of Kensington then surely it’s got to be Kensington Roof Gardens.  Owned by uber-rich Richard […]

    Babylon, W8

    If there was ever a venue that was perfectly suited to the glitz and glamour of Kensington then surely it’s got to be Kensington Roof Gardens.  Owned by uber-rich Richard […]

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