Articles by Lydia Manch

This Spitalfields Restaurant Has Us Hot Under The Collar

This Spitalfields Restaurant Has Us Hot Under The Collar

Spice and the City. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Hawksmoor Spitalfields Is Now Sleeker Than Ever

Hawksmoor Spitalfields Is Now Sleeker Than Ever

And the prize for prettiest steakhouse goes to... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Where To Eat And Drink In... Dalston

Where To Eat And Drink In... Dalston

The best restaurants, pubs and bars. | By Lydia Manch
Poon's: The Return Of A Restaurant Dynasty

Poon's: The Return Of A Restaurant Dynasty

Back with another block-rocking eat | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
We Hope Fat Tony's Pasta Pop-Up Sticks Around

We Hope Fat Tony's Pasta Pop-Up Sticks Around

It's buonissimo. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Traditional Is Overrated: Clerkenwell's Newest Chippie Does A Great Prawn Burger

Traditional Is Overrated: Clerkenwell's Newest Chippie Does A Great Prawn Burger

Getting chippy with it. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Paladar's Bringing A Corner Of Latin America To Elephant & Castle

Paladar's Bringing A Corner Of Latin America To Elephant & Castle

Bodega nights. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Take A Tour Of Emilia-Romagna At This New Shoreditch Italian

Take A Tour Of Emilia-Romagna At This New Shoreditch Italian

Ever tried gnocco fritto? | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
This New Argentinian Grill Is Serving Up Some Splendidly OTT Steak

This New Argentinian Grill Is Serving Up Some Splendidly OTT Steak

Natural born grillers. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
A Restaurant For Rum-Lovers And Ceviche Connoisseurs

A Restaurant For Rum-Lovers And Ceviche Connoisseurs

Ceviche with attitude. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Mexi-Asian Tacos Arrive In Stoke Newington

Mexi-Asian Tacos Arrive In Stoke Newington

And the cocktails ain't bad either. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Dine Among The Tombstones At This Lambeth Restaurant

Dine Among The Tombstones At This Lambeth Restaurant

Downright lovely. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Presenting Our Favourite New Sushi Genre: The Kazu Roll

Presenting Our Favourite New Sushi Genre: The Kazu Roll

Our sake cups runneth over. Literally. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
There's A Surprising Amount Of Street Art Hidden Around Willesden Green

There's A Surprising Amount Of Street Art Hidden Around Willesden Green

Ghost signs, murals, mosaics... | By Lydia Manch
Get Your Aperitivo On At Kensington's New Italian Joint

Get Your Aperitivo On At Kensington's New Italian Joint

Walls lined with wine. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Eat Your Way Around The World (Without Leaving Hackney) At This New Supperclub

Eat Your Way Around The World (Without Leaving Hackney) At This New Supperclub

Five courses of Jules Verne-themed adventure. | By Lydia Manch
It's Not Just The Food That's Fusion At UKAI Notting Hill

It's Not Just The Food That's Fusion At UKAI Notting Hill

Gastropub meets izakaya meets cocktail bar. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Time Portals, Temples And Trickery: This Is More Epic Than Your Average Escape Room

Time Portals, Temples And Trickery: This Is More Epic Than Your Average Escape Room

Taking London's obsession with escape rooms to the next level. | By Lydia Manch
Comedy Review: Ahir Shah's Control

Comedy Review: Ahir Shah's Control

It's Shahtime, baby. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

We're in love. | By Lydia Manch
Blue Cheese Naan And Smoked Aubergine Mathri: Vegetarian Dishes Steal The Show At Indian Accent

Blue Cheese Naan And Smoked Aubergine Mathri: Vegetarian Dishes Steal The Show At Indian Accent

Seriously swish but not that solemn. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Duck Heart Teriyaki And Wasabi Crab: A Scandi Sushi Chain Lands In Victoria

Duck Heart Teriyaki And Wasabi Crab: A Scandi Sushi Chain Lands In Victoria

Good at sticks. Good at sushi. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Why We Love Roundwood Park: The Willesden Treasure Favoured By Locals

Why We Love Roundwood Park: The Willesden Treasure Favoured By Locals

First opened in 1895. | By Lydia Manch
Adam Riches' Inane Chicanery

Adam Riches' Inane Chicanery

Front row may get wet. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Jerusalem Home-Cooking And Palestinian 'Pizza': Have You Tried This Soho Restaurant?

Jerusalem Home-Cooking And Palestinian 'Pizza': Have You Tried This Soho Restaurant?

Don't miss the tahini ice cream | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
This Richmond Restaurant Has Cosiness Down To An Art

This Richmond Restaurant Has Cosiness Down To An Art

Make sure you get a table near the fireplace. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Duck Duck Goose: Pop Brixton Gets Yet Another Great Restaurant

Duck Duck Goose: Pop Brixton Gets Yet Another Great Restaurant

Cantonese canteen dining. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Comedy Review: Ivo Graham's Educated Guess

Comedy Review: Ivo Graham's Educated Guess

Ivo, only more so. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
The Best Places In London To Celebrate Burns Night

The Best Places In London To Celebrate Burns Night

Kilt up. | By Lydia Manch
London's Best Korean Restaurants

London's Best Korean Restaurants

Gettin' jjigae with it. | By Lydia Manch
Food Review: La Tagliata Comes To Fitzrovia

Food Review: La Tagliata Comes To Fitzrovia

This one has a wine bar attached. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Late Nights, Great Curry And Vintage Cosiness: This Tooting Bar Has It All

Late Nights, Great Curry And Vintage Cosiness: This Tooting Bar Has It All

G&T by the enormous goblet. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Food Review: Flour and Grape

Food Review: Flour and Grape

Perfect pappardelle. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Club Gascon Is Back

Club Gascon Is Back

Bringing a bit of southwest France to Smithfield | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
We Visited A Szechuan Hideaway In Victoria

We Visited A Szechuan Hideaway In Victoria

Lots of nooks, crannies and cave-like alcoves. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
We Got Way More Into Shuffleboard Than We Expected

We Got Way More Into Shuffleboard Than We Expected

Get on board. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Hackney's Martello Hall Gets A Sister Bar In Brixton

Hackney's Martello Hall Gets A Sister Bar In Brixton

Hackney's Martello Hall gets a sister bar in south London. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
If You're Not Ordering The Pancakes At This West Hampstead Brunch, You're Doing It All Wrong

If You're Not Ordering The Pancakes At This West Hampstead Brunch, You're Doing It All Wrong

Triple-stacked and stickily splendid. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Velvety Booths, Christmassy Cocktails And Piles Of Spaghetti: This Islington Restaurant Is Doing Winter The Right Way

Velvety Booths, Christmassy Cocktails And Piles Of Spaghetti: This Islington Restaurant Is Doing Winter The Right Way

Go for the seafood, stay for the sticky toffee pudding | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Scandinavian Soul Sessions: Aster's New Live Music Nights

Scandinavian Soul Sessions: Aster's New Live Music Nights

Aster's soul cafe. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
CôBa: Vietnamese BBQ Comes To King's Cross

CôBa: Vietnamese BBQ Comes To King's Cross

There will be blood (orange). | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
This Southbank Restaurant Is Jazzing Up Your Saturday

This Southbank Restaurant Is Jazzing Up Your Saturday

Spectacular seafood... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Holy Guacamole: The Return Of Santo Remedio

Holy Guacamole: The Return Of Santo Remedio

Welcome back, dream tacos. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Rum Shack, Baby, Rum Shack: Vauxhall Gets A Colourful Jerk Joint

Rum Shack, Baby, Rum Shack: Vauxhall Gets A Colourful Jerk Joint

Rum by the river. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Sack: The Hotel Bar Bringing Sherry Back

Sack: The Hotel Bar Bringing Sherry Back

Something for novices and pros alike. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
London's Best Food And Drink Openings In November

London's Best Food And Drink Openings In November

We know where we'll be eating this month. | By Lydia Manch
Wringer + Mangle's Second Restaurant Opens In Spitalfields

Wringer + Mangle's Second Restaurant Opens In Spitalfields

Not quite living up to the first incarnation... yet. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Wintry Comfort Food Reaches New Levels At This Soho Pop-Up

Wintry Comfort Food Reaches New Levels At This Soho Pop-Up

Thoroughly nailing winter dining. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★