Barrafina, Drury Lane 

With tapas taking London by storm, it makes sense for Sam and Eddie Hart to open their third Barrafina (they’ve a Michelin starred one in Soho and another one on Adelaide Street in Covent Garden) and for me, this one is easily their best. Like the others, it’s a simple set up; a large counter with stalls overlooks the bustle of the kitchen, giving the … Continue reading Barrafina, Drury Lane 

Social Wine and Tapas 

With Pollen Street Social, Little Social, Social Eating House, City Social, Berners Tavern, not to mention a plethora of restaurants all over the world, can Jason Atherton do no wrong? Well I think he might have stretched himself one too far with his latest opening Social Wine and Tapas on James Street, right opposite Patty&Bun. It’s an odd space made up of lots of little dining … Continue reading Social Wine and Tapas 

Barrafina Adelaide Street

I was slightly underwhelmed by my visit to the original Barrafina in Soho (which recently received a Michelin star) but as their new one on Adelaide Street in Covent Garden has had such glowing praise I thought I’d check it out. Sticking with the stools at a counter theme this one is much bigger meaning the wait isn’t quite as long (forty minutes for two … Continue reading Barrafina Adelaide Street

Barrica, Goodge Street

To be honest, I’d never heard of Barrica before – a tapas restaurant on Goodge Street just a couple of doors down from Salt Yard. That was until I saw it in the ‘Bib Gourmand recommends’ section of the Michelin guide, so we thought we’d pop down with a group of friends to check it out. On our Friday evening visit the place was heaving … Continue reading Barrica, Goodge Street