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Breakfast

The Table Cafe: Reasonably priced lunch destination

I dragged myself to Southwark because even top celebrities bother to grace the premises of London’s top dining venues. I wasn’t expecting to be blown away by The Table Cafe, but I’d heard some rather favourable reviews, even comparisons to Yotam Ottolenghi. Founded seven years ago by Shaun Alpine-Crabtree The Table Cafe focuses on local, ...
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Cafes

Tibits Review: Vegetarian food on the go

Vegetarian food has come a long way since the archetypal image of carrot munching, sandal wearing tree hugging hippies and London plays host to a variety of high-quality veggie restaurants and cafes. Tibits, located a stones throw away from Oxford Circus tube station, provides a pay by weight system that allows you to choose from ...
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Bakeries

Daylesford Organic Pimlico: Offering Fine Organic Fayre

Daylesford Organic have been producing organic food for over 30 years. The concept is centred around a working organic farm (originally established by Carole Bamford) and a passion for seasonal, ethical produce that has translated into two London-based farmshops and cafes and seasonal organic, produce sold in Waitrose and other independent stores nationwide. There are ...
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Bakeries

Le Pain Quotidien: A Taste of Rustic France

Rustic French cafe and bakery Le Pain Quotidien was established by Alain Coumont. He discovered the fine art of bread making as a small child by watching his grandmother bake bread every Sunday and subsequently embarked upon a career as a chef in Brussels. He couldn’t find the right bread for his restaurant and returned to his roots ...
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Italian

Bacco Italian: Hidden gem of haute cuisine

I’ve dined at various Italian restaurants lately and been deeply disappointed by the inability to use simple ingredients well and create dishes that are both well-constructed and executed in terms of aesthetics and taste. Bacco Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar in the heart of Holborn, is, I am pleased to say, not one of these. ...
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Breakfast

42 ° Raw Review: Raw and Fabulous?

Raw food: The basis Gaining momentum the world over the raw food diet is touted as the healthy alternative to conventionally cooked meals. Raw food fans generally eschew foods heated above 40-49 °C in favour of largely organic and unprocessed raw fruits, vegetables, soaked nuts and seeds, sprouted grains, desserts, smoothies and on occasion meat ...
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Breakfast

Inspiral: Veggie fare with fab taste?

I spent six years as a vegan savouring the delights of vegetarian and animal-free fare and as a meat-eater for the last couple of years I’d totally forgot how fantastic vegan and vegetarian options can be. I was hoping hippy chic cafe inSpiral Lounge would change all this. The  cafe was founded by Dominik Schnell ...
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Bakeries

Yotam Ottolenghi: Salads and desserts to die for

Yotam Ottolenghi is a much acclaimed Israeli-born chef and cookery writer who previously worked as a pastry chef at The Capital, Michelin-starred restaurant in Knightsbridge, among other prestigious venues. Ottolenghi draws from various shores, but his influence is mainly Mediterranean, the Middle East and Asia. The first Ottolenghi deli was established in Notting Hill in ...
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