EastReviews Archive

  • It’s somewhat ironic that sushi – a dish that is about as suited to our dreary climate as a pair of suede loafers in a puddle – is the Japanese […]

    Tonkotsu, E8 and W1

    It’s somewhat ironic that sushi – a dish that is about as suited to our dreary climate as a pair of suede loafers in a puddle – is the Japanese […]

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  • So… what’s the secret? It could be the location? It’s feasible, especially as those not in the know would be forgiven for thinking Westferry Circus was in Croydon.  But no, […]

    Le Secret Des Rôtisseurs, E14

    So… what’s the secret? It could be the location? It’s feasible, especially as those not in the know would be forgiven for thinking Westferry Circus was in Croydon.  But no, […]

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  • 100 Hoxton Restaurant is the latest venue by the team behind the ever-popular Zilouf’s in Islington.  Understated and functional yet effortlessly cool , the design of the restaurant manages to […]

    100 Hoxton, N1

    100 Hoxton Restaurant is the latest venue by the team behind the ever-popular Zilouf’s in Islington.  Understated and functional yet effortlessly cool , the design of the restaurant manages to […]

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  • Located in London’s self-appointed centre of all things ‘cool’, Dalston’s White Rabbit has a concept as eclectic as the area’s denizens.  Those who fear the need to put on their […]

    White Rabbit, N16

    Located in London’s self-appointed centre of all things ‘cool’, Dalston’s White Rabbit has a concept as eclectic as the area’s denizens.  Those who fear the need to put on their […]

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  • The Boisdale group of Scottish restaurants is founded on the unexpected but happy marriage of Scottish food, Cuban cigars, jazz and whisky.  Having met the man on a number of […]

    Boisdale Canary Wharf, E14

    The Boisdale group of Scottish restaurants is founded on the unexpected but happy marriage of Scottish food, Cuban cigars, jazz and whisky.  Having met the man on a number of […]

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  • If any proof is needed that charity pays, then just take a look at Jamie ‘Pukka’ Oliver’s burgeoning business empire.  Jamie opened Fifteen, his first restaurant, in 2002 as a […]

    Fifteen, N1

    If any proof is needed that charity pays, then just take a look at Jamie ‘Pukka’ Oliver’s burgeoning business empire.  Jamie opened Fifteen, his first restaurant, in 2002 as a […]

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  • Following the success of Iberica Food & Culture in Great Portland Street, Iberica has chosen to add a little Spanish culture to the concrete and glass jungle that is Canary […]

    Iberica Canary Wharf, E14

    Following the success of Iberica Food & Culture in Great Portland Street, Iberica has chosen to add a little Spanish culture to the concrete and glass jungle that is Canary […]

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  • Mention Mexican food, and most people think of rubbery, cheesy tortillas and over-seasoned chicken fajitas – so much potential, completely destroyed by Mexi-Brit chain restaurants.  But then came along Wahaca, […]

    Wahaca, Various

    Mention Mexican food, and most people think of rubbery, cheesy tortillas and over-seasoned chicken fajitas – so much potential, completely destroyed by Mexi-Brit chain restaurants.  But then came along Wahaca, […]

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  • Unless you live or work in the area, the Docklands is a bit of a mystery to most of us.  Up until recently, it was just a place where high […]

    Plateau, E14

    Unless you live or work in the area, the Docklands is a bit of a mystery to most of us.  Up until recently, it was just a place where high […]

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  • Whilst it may appear that the UK has adopted a healthy Italian restaurant scene, most of them are actually about as authentic as a Cornetto.  ‘Spag bol’, cheesy crusted pizzas […]

    Su Sazzagoni, E9

    Whilst it may appear that the UK has adopted a healthy Italian restaurant scene, most of them are actually about as authentic as a Cornetto.  ‘Spag bol’, cheesy crusted pizzas […]

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