London Dinner: Babur

Complaining about the lack of good Indian restaurants in Western Continental Europe has become somewhat of a habit for me. I often find restaurants to be cooking multiple boring variations of the same curry, exchanging the poultry for lamb, and the red curry paste for yellow curry paste, often times combined with medium quality ingredients.  Continue reading “London Dinner: Babur”


London Afternoon Tea: The Wolseley

I have already featured The Wolseley ( on this blog (Post: Culinary London). Occasionally I like to revisit the same address some time later to see whether my review still makes sense. So during my latest trip to London I went once more for an afternoon tea at The WolseleyContinue reading “London Afternoon Tea: The Wolseley”

The Ampersand Hotel

During my recent visit to London, I stayed at the Ampersand hotel in South Kensington. Opened in 2012, this stylish boutique hotel located in South Kensington offers luxury but affordable sleep (well sort of, but hey it’s London, right?) in a chic area of London. Continue reading “The Ampersand Hotel”

Quick London Tip: The Gate

Located both in Islington and Hammersmith, the Gate is a very nice vegetarian restaurant in London. In a busy but relaxed atmosphere, the restaurant serves modern and innovative vegetarian cuisine with friendly service and very correct prices. Continue reading “Quick London Tip: The Gate”

Culinary London

It may well be that the UK are not known for having the world’s most distinguished cuisine, but they do know how to attract high class restaurants. Also, being such a cosmopolitan city, you can find just about everything in specialty shops, markets and restaurants.  Continue reading “Culinary London”