The Coach and Horses review – London’s first vegetarian pub
★★☆☆☆ / Gastropub / Vegetarian

The Coach and Horses review – London’s first vegetarian pub

Vege-might or vege-lite? I’m not a vegetarian, but I do like to dabble with vegetarian food. However, my veggie-friendly sentiments aren’t shared by some of my friends and work chums who, at the mere suggestion of eating at a vegetarian restaurant, will inevitably whine and gripe in the most pathetic, close-minded, macho, proletarian way possible. … Continue reading

The Pig and Butcher review – a pig’s ear or worth a butcher’s?
★★★★☆ / Gastropub

The Pig and Butcher review – a pig’s ear or worth a butcher’s?

Yet another Islington gastropub or something more? Islington has no shortage of gastropubs, but The Pig and Butcher caught my attention for two reasons. One, it has a hint of blood thirstiness in its name that is both mildly amusing and quite fitting since there’s apparently an on-site butcher’s room. Two, it comes with The … Continue reading

★★★☆☆ / Gastropub

Great Queen Street review – Covent Garden’s best gastropub?

Pub food fit for a queen? Update 16/8/2019 – this gastropub has now closed Going to a restaurant recommended by another blogger is fraught with difficulty. If I agree that it’s great, then either the other blogger radiates unbearable smugness or a collective warm fuzziness, usually only seen during communal sporting events or when swooning … Continue reading

★★★☆☆ / Burgers / Gastropub

Burger Breakout at The Old Crown review – chocolate and quince burgers

Crazy pub burgers near the British Museum Following my rather large roundup of 35 different burgers from 25 different independent eateries, I hadn’t expected to be back on the burger wagon so soon. I was tempted out of my self-imposed burger sabbatical by Burger Breakout, a new residency inside The Old Crown pub which lies … Continue reading