Tag: restaurant review

London, Lunch

IKEA, Tottenham

As relationship milestones go, the first trip to IKEA has to be up there in the ‘make or break’ stakes. Tales of woe abound – frayed tempers, ambitious furniture too big for the car, flat pack rage. Our survival strategy was a promise of lunch at the end of the shop. Would it work? Scandi-light …

Dinner, London

Rivington Grill, Shoreditch

We’d had a brilliant evening at Old Street Records for a PPA Live event, listening to former Smash Hits editor Barry McIlheney interviewing current Now magazine editor-in-chief (and soon to be editor-in-chief of Radio Times) Mark Frith. PPA put on some great events for young journalists and journalism students and my own young journalist son …

Dinner, London

Wildwood, South Woodford

This is one of our local standbys. There’s nothing too fancy here, but when you’re looking for a reliably enjoyable meal in a bright and airy space then this is a solid choice. Wildwood is a chain of restaurants, and they do their best to fit in with the local surroundings and, where possible, to …

Dinner, London, Lunch

Wood Oven, South Woodford

At first glance Wood Oven is your typical Turkish kebab house situated on a suburban London street. As A. is a regular satisfied customer of long-standing and has converted yours truly, we would beg to differ! The menu is simple, but in a Turkish restaurant where the meat is the hero of the dish that …