Gloria, Shoreditch

Big Mamma Group is a collection of fun, Italian restaurants across Paris and Lilles, which have proved rather popular. Their latest venture is Gloria, a trattoria in Shoreditch, based on 1970s Capri. I like it already. Inside it’s stunning with something pretty at every turn. We sink into the thousands of cushions in our booth, admiring the specially designed crockery, from the candle holder to … Continue reading Gloria, Shoreditch

Soutine, St John’s Wood

Take a look at Fischer’s or Colbert and you’ll see Corbin and King know how to make a bloody good neighbourhood restaurant. The latest addition to this subtle empire is Soutine on St John’s Wood High Street, North London. Arguably their nicest looking yet, Giles Coren best sums it up in his Times review: “It has been magnificently overhauled to look just like the sexiest … Continue reading Soutine, St John’s Wood

London’s hottest restaurants

Here are some of the more exciting restaurants in London you should be eating in… Arabica King’s Cross This is the second Arabica from chef and owner James Walters. Expect the same gorgeous Middle Eastern treats like homemade hummus, lahmacun, borega, boreka and pide. Just leave room for the Turkish-style Künefe: Kadaifi pastry with gooey, stringy, molten lava cheese sprinkled with pistachios and drizzled in … Continue reading London’s hottest restaurants