LAndon Life

Food and lifestyle blog exploring the culinary delights within London and further afield.


March 2015

Lads, Lads, Lads – Charlotte’s rugby tutorial!

Our hangovers were eradicated as soon as little Bruce jumped up on our beds to say good morning, so we took his lead and got ready for our next day in Belfast. It started with a trip around Crumlin Road Gaol which dates back to 1845 and it only closed it’s doors in 1996. Continue reading “Lads, Lads, Lads – Charlotte’s rugby tutorial!”


A uni reunion done the Irish way.

Now I’m afraid the weekend really took control of us and there won’t be any restaurant reviews since this didn’t quite fit into our plans. Instead the next few posts will be more about our escapades and a bit of a bar and pub crawl with a few tourist attractions thrown in for some culture! Continue reading “A uni reunion done the Irish way.”

Family Affair at Ham Yard Hotel

Since I’m being very naughty and actually away in Belfast for Mother’s Day, The Almond trio decided on an early Mother’s Day meal at Ham Yard Hotel near Piccadilly Circus. This was yet another beautifully designed hotel from the Firmdale group and it opened middle of 2014. For those of you not familiar with Firmdale they have a couple of others dotted around London, e.g. Soho Hotel, Charlotte Street Hotel. Continue reading “Family Affair at Ham Yard Hotel”

The Joint, Marylebone

The Joint is the brainchild of Warren Dean and Daniel Fiteni and began its life as a pop-up in August 2012. Their aim was to create simple fast food with a twist and they’ve brought to the table their experiences as chef and baker. Continue reading “The Joint, Marylebone”

Molecular Gastronomy at it’s best – Kitchen Theory

After a VERY busy week at work I was very pleased to have a dinner date in the diary with the lovely Jenny from my old work. We had booked to head on over to Westbourne Park for our other old work mate, Lulu, and her husband’s pop up dining experience. Continue reading “Molecular Gastronomy at it’s best – Kitchen Theory”

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