Clapham Archive

  • The opening of Zumbura seems to have slipped under the radar of London’s foodies as they all scramble to a certain Mayfair based Indian restaurant that has been taking all […]

    Zumbura, SW4

    The opening of Zumbura seems to have slipped under the radar of London’s foodies as they all scramble to a certain Mayfair based Indian restaurant that has been taking all […]

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  • Since opening in 2012, The Rookery has quickly become a popular hang-out for locals and it’s no surprise to see why.  Located on its own, right in between the hustle […]

    The Rookery, SW4

    Since opening in 2012, The Rookery has quickly become a popular hang-out for locals and it’s no surprise to see why.  Located on its own, right in between the hustle […]

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  • Named after Barcelona’s famous food market, Boqueria has been born out of a desire to showcase the very best of Spain. Opened by Barcelona-born Jaime Armenter, the bar and restaurant […]

    Boqueria, SW2

    Named after Barcelona’s famous food market, Boqueria has been born out of a desire to showcase the very best of Spain. Opened by Barcelona-born Jaime Armenter, the bar and restaurant […]

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  • For the restaurant world, 2010 will probably be best known for the return of old favourites.  Golden oldies such as Pierre Koffman, Bruno Loubet and Joel Antunes have all opened […]

    Entrée, SW11

    For the restaurant world, 2010 will probably be best known for the return of old favourites.  Golden oldies such as Pierre Koffman, Bruno Loubet and Joel Antunes have all opened […]

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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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  • “Location, location, location!”  Just like when you’re buying a new home, one of the most important factors to consider when opening a restaurant is the ‘where’.  In the eatery packed […]

    four o nine, SW9

    “Location, location, location!”  Just like when you’re buying a new home, one of the most important factors to consider when opening a restaurant is the ‘where’.  In the eatery packed […]

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  • Apparently, if you put all the gastro-pubs in Clapham side by side, the chain would be long enough to circumnavigate the earth 3 times over.  OK, so that’s a total […]

    Trinity, SW4

    Apparently, if you put all the gastro-pubs in Clapham side by side, the chain would be long enough to circumnavigate the earth 3 times over.  OK, so that’s a total […]

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  • Nights are supposed to be drawing in and the cold chills are supposed to be biting, but mid-October seems more like an extension of a rubbish summer than an introduction […]

    The Abbeville, SW4

    Nights are supposed to be drawing in and the cold chills are supposed to be biting, but mid-October seems more like an extension of a rubbish summer than an introduction […]

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  • The English are admired (or berated??) the world over for their resilience and composure in the face of some of the most ridiculous weather.  Give us just the merest glimmer […]

    Grafton House, SW4

    The English are admired (or berated??) the world over for their resilience and composure in the face of some of the most ridiculous weather.  Give us just the merest glimmer […]

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