The Providores and Tapa Room

In celebration of the start of a New Year, my companions and I organised a Sunday brunch to mark the occasion. And where better than what is one of London’s finest brunch spot: The Providores and Tapa Room, the sister restaurant to Kopapa. The restaurant is known for its weekend brunches, which means people are … Continue reading The Providores and Tapa Room

Gail’s

Gail’s, probably my favourite café, is an artisan bakery scattered throughout London and closest for me, in charming Dulwich Village. Walking past the piles of cakes and pastries at the coffee-shop entrance to the restaurant requires heroic amounts of self-control. Although it’s usually my go-to coffee jaunt as they serve absolutely top-notch Bonsoy lattes made … Continue reading Gail’s

Brew

For a catch-up with a friend in Wimbledon I chose coffee hot-spot, Brew, in the heart of Wimbledon Village. The Evening Standard rates Brew as one of London’s best independent coffee shops (http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/restaurants/london-coffee-festival-londons-best-independent-coffee-shops-10218570.html), noting that promise of a glossy (Allpress) flat white should be enough to get you here. And this is coffee which you … Continue reading Brew

M1lk

From the outside, M1lk looks like a work-in-progress, with the name splashed in neon pink paint across the old “Almas” signature. Yet, nestled in this unassuming corner between Bedford Hill and Hildreth Street Market, is one of London’s finest brunch spots. And for me, its South London location – just a stone’s throw away from … Continue reading M1lk