First Impressions – M Threadneedle Street

M Threadneedle street is a multi award-winning grill restaurant in the City. It’s a fairly large establishment which also houses a cocktail bar, a members’ den and private dining rooms. The restaurant is by Martin Williams – the M stands for Martin – who was previously at Gaucho steakhouse. The restaurant décor is luxuriously modern….

First Impressions – City Social

City social is a stylish modern British restaurant by London chef Jason Atherton on the 24th floor of Tower 42 in the city. It took some persuading to get me to the restaurant as I’m not a fan of British cuisines since it’s mainly has beef and fish – definitely not for me! But Amen…

First Impressions – Temper City

I don’t quite remember how I became aware of Temper, but I’ve known about the restaurant for a while. Temper is a BBQ and open fire pit restaurant from Neil Rankin, a chef famous for his BBQ mastery. I’d looked at Temper Soho menu a few times, and decided to go with friends, as the…

First impressions Darbaar

A couple weeks ago we went for dinner at Darbaar, an indian restaurant that Amen found. He had a list of a few other restaurants but after I looked at the menu, Darbaar was the winner. The restaurant is owned by award winning chef Abdul Yaseen, who also featured on Celebrity Masterchef. It is located…

First impressions – Bad Egg

A couple Sunday’s ago we had brunch at Bad Egg in Moorgate. Bad egg is available for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays at Little Smoke restaurant. The restaurant is a short walk from the station and as its in the city, the area was rather empty on Sunday. For me, the location was odd and…

First Impressions – Sosharu

I came across Sosharu late last year when searching for restaurants to go on a solo excursion (I eventually decided on Barrafina). I looked through the menu and saw a fair few chicken dishes, so I decided it was best to go with Shiima. Sosharu is a modern Japanese restaurant, a minute walk from Farringdon…

First Impressions – Chai Ki

If you’ve paid a fair attention to this blog, you’d be aware of my newfound affinity for Indian cuisine. I’d avoided Indian food all my life, but Shiima (through Trishna) converted me and now I’m on the lookout for top-notch Indian cuisine, in search for the perfect tandoor spiced dish. With that in mind, I…

Sushi Samba

Sushi Samba is a renowned Peruvian, Brazilian, and Japanese fusion restaurant located on the 38th floor of the Heron Tower, minutes away from Liverpool Street Station. I first came across Sushi Samba somewhat suddenly – about five years ago I was invited for a New Years Eve dinner at Sushi Samba last minute, didn’t have…

First Impressions- Barbecoa

Another ‘first impressions’ post, I expect we will have a few of these as I have a list of restaurants for us to go to, 22 restaurants so far. This means I have to be going extra hard at the gym – CARDIO, ugh. – But for Amen he already goes pretty much everyday and…