Articles 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 ★★★★★
A New Neighbourhood Bar Comes To Clapham South

A New Neighbourhood Bar Comes To Clapham South

A new neighbourhood bar for Clapham. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Comedy Review: Ivo Graham's Educated Guess

Comedy Review: Ivo Graham's Educated Guess

Ivo, only more so. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
This Van Serves Up Wood Fired Pizza In Just 6 Minutes

This Van Serves Up Wood Fired Pizza In Just 6 Minutes

Grab a taste of Napoli from this pizza van. | By Lydia Manch
Food Review: Yolk

Food Review: Yolk

Worth the mess. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Food Review: One Star House Party

Food Review: One Star House Party

Eight courses from eight countries. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Food Review: HipChips

Food Review: HipChips

Spud-lovers, your time has come. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Delicious Asian-Influenced Dishes At This Usually Off-Limits Club

Delicious Asian-Influenced Dishes At This Usually Off-Limits Club

Brasserie throws open its doors to non-members. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Where To Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos In London

Where To Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos In London

Get your face paint ready. | By Lydia Manch
Bar Review: Oriole

Bar Review: Oriole

Come for the cocktails, stay for the music. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
London's Best Food And Drink Openings In October

London's Best Food And Drink Openings In October

We know where we'll be eating this month. | By Lydia Manch
Food Review: StreetXO

Food Review: StreetXO

Street food, but not as you know it... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Food Review: Chinese Cricket Club

Food Review: Chinese Cricket Club

Good innings. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Food Review: Levantine Meets Spanish On Broadway Market

Food Review: Levantine Meets Spanish On Broadway Market

Middle Eastern and Mediterranean mash-up. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Food Review: Dolce Vita In Deptford

Food Review: Dolce Vita In Deptford

They make a mean martini. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
London's Best Food And Drink Openings In September

London's Best Food And Drink Openings In September

Get ready for launch... | By Lydia Manch
Food Review: Margot

Food Review: Margot

An antidote to Covent Garden's tourist traps. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Beware Of The Happy Hour

Beware Of The Happy Hour

Bringing the Caribbean sunshine to Shoreditch. | By Lydia Manch
Food Review: Korean Fried Chicken In King's Cross

Food Review: Korean Fried Chicken In King's Cross

Wings, bao and beer... | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Food Review: Prawn Supremacy

Food Review: Prawn Supremacy

Eastern promise in SW3.. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Food Review: Skylon

Food Review: Skylon

Even without those views, this place still dazzles. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Food Review: Rudie's

Food Review: Rudie's

It's irie... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Food Review: Smoke & Salt

Food Review: Smoke & Salt

Bring on the London Mess... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Are You Ready For Project Mayhem?

Are You Ready For Project Mayhem?

We're going deeper underground... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
London's Best Food And Drink Openings In August

London's Best Food And Drink Openings In August

Get ready for launch... | By Lydia Manch
Food Review: The Localist, Clerkenwell

Food Review: The Localist, Clerkenwell

Office escapology. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Food Review: Sun's Out, Rum's Out

Food Review: Sun's Out, Rum's Out

After-work Soho, sorted. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
London's Most Unusual Pizzas

London's Most Unusual Pizzas

Get a slice of the action... | By Lydia Manch
Food Review: Steaks And The City

Food Review: Steaks And The City

The Trading House is open for business. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Musical, Colourful And Thoroughly Fantastic: The Foxes Are Back

Musical, Colourful And Thoroughly Fantastic: The Foxes Are Back

The Lyric's summer show has arrived. | By Lydia Manch
Sex, Death And Shopping: The Soho Tour

Sex, Death And Shopping: The Soho Tour

Adventures and misadventures. | By Lydia Manch
Have You Discovered Southbank's Hidden Rooftop Garden?

Have You Discovered Southbank's Hidden Rooftop Garden?

Flowers, cocktails and views. | By Lydia Manch
Feast Like Toad Of Toad Hall At This New Supperclub

Feast Like Toad Of Toad Hall At This New Supperclub

Big, bold and... badgery | By Lydia Manch
Just One Day To Pat A Micropig At This Paddington Pop-Up

Just One Day To Pat A Micropig At This Paddington Pop-Up

Tiny animals, gin cocktails and floating parks | By Lydia Manch