Soho Archive

  • Having earned rave reviews with his contemporary interpretation of authentic Indian food at Cinnamon Club and Cinnamon Kitchen, chef Vivek Singh’s third restaurant has been conceived to move the goalposts […]

    Cinnamon Soho, W1

    Having earned rave reviews with his contemporary interpretation of authentic Indian food at Cinnamon Club and Cinnamon Kitchen, chef Vivek Singh’s third restaurant has been conceived to move the goalposts […]

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  • The credit crunch was meant to spell doom and annihilation for our restaurants; people would no longer have any money to dine out and we would apparently be resigned to […]

    Bistro du Vin, W1 & EC1

    The credit crunch was meant to spell doom and annihilation for our restaurants; people would no longer have any money to dine out and we would apparently be resigned to […]

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  • Vouchers and deals have become a massively influential part of our dining decisions.  Even the higher-end of the food chain has had to succumb; should you be free to dine […]

    Arbutus, W1

    Vouchers and deals have become a massively influential part of our dining decisions.  Even the higher-end of the food chain has had to succumb; should you be free to dine […]

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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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  • Vibrant restaurant and bar el cantara has opened to bring a Spanish/Moroccan influenced dining experience to the heart of Soho.  With a surfeit of European, Oriental and Indian restaurants in […]

    el cantara, W1

    Vibrant restaurant and bar el cantara has opened to bring a Spanish/Moroccan influenced dining experience to the heart of Soho.  With a surfeit of European, Oriental and Indian restaurants in […]

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  • Our love affair with Thailand and their fine cuisine is clear to see, with Thai restaurants becoming almost as common as Chinese and Indian on our high streets.  One of […]

    Patara, Various locations

    Our love affair with Thailand and their fine cuisine is clear to see, with Thai restaurants becoming almost as common as Chinese and Indian on our high streets.  One of […]

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  • Japanese food… it’s just raw fish and soupy noodles isn’t it? Not quite. Because our palettes have become largely attuned to the culinary ‘delights’ originally championed by the likes of […]

    Bincho Yakitori, W1

    Japanese food… it’s just raw fish and soupy noodles isn’t it? Not quite. Because our palettes have become largely attuned to the culinary ‘delights’ originally championed by the likes of […]

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  • As if computers didn’t have a strong enough grip on our lives already, it appears that they want control of our dining experience too. Inamo places a computer at the […]

    Inamo, W1

    As if computers didn’t have a strong enough grip on our lives already, it appears that they want control of our dining experience too. Inamo places a computer at the […]

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  • So it’s early December and London is well into the swing of the festive season.  For Greedy Glancy and I, an evening full of Christmas parties await.  Not wanting to […]

    Mooli’s, W1

    So it’s early December and London is well into the swing of the festive season.  For Greedy Glancy and I, an evening full of Christmas parties await.  Not wanting to […]

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  • Whilst most of the bars and restaurants of Soho continue to compete with each other for wackiest concept and shouty décor to attract the local über-cool media crowd, Quo Vadis […]

    Quo Vadis, W1

    Whilst most of the bars and restaurants of Soho continue to compete with each other for wackiest concept and shouty décor to attract the local über-cool media crowd, Quo Vadis […]

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