LAndon Life

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


September 2015

Oldroyd, Islington

It was a sad weekend as Lawrence and I had to say goodbye to our Islington home for the last 18 months. We decided to have one last meal and drinks down on Upper Street as residents (I’m sure we’ll still be going there a lot in the future). Continue reading “Oldroyd, Islington”


Dishoom, Kings Cross – worth the wait!

Now Dishoom has been on my list for a long time, anyone of its 4 London locations would have satisfied my craving but for this first trip it was going to be King’s Cross, Granary Square. Continue reading “Dishoom, Kings Cross – worth the wait!”

Basking in the sunshine at Grain Store

After a very dismal few weeks of cold, wet weather the sun finally decided to come out and play for my date with Emma down at Grainstore, Kings Cross. Continue reading “Basking in the sunshine at Grain Store”

School Reunion surrounded by tapas, Morada Brindisa

After running a 10K with a few old school friends, we concocted a plan to get a few of the gang back together after far too long for some of us. A date was picked (with only a few casualties due to busy diaries) and a venue was chosen. The place of choice was Morada Brindisa Asador just by Leicester Square. Continue reading “School Reunion surrounded by tapas, Morada Brindisa”

If Nigella’s there, then we’re there – Taberna Do Mercado

Becca and I rather enjoy our reunions over a spot of food and wine, well that tends to be most of my catch ups with friends. This time on a grey, wet August day we braved the outside and headed down to Spitalfields Market to try out the new Portuguese restaurant, Taberna Do Mercado. Continue reading “If Nigella’s there, then we’re there – Taberna Do Mercado”

High-end Italian cuisine in Highbury, Trullo

Having lived at Highbury corner for the last 18months we’ve had Trullo on our list for far too long. I have been once before years ago but it was becoming a distant memory. The lovely Lawrence had some good news so offered to treat yours truly to an impromptu late night feast at Trullo (I would recommend you book in advance).

Continue reading “High-end Italian cuisine in Highbury, Trullo”

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