Qype: Greenwich Union in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Pubs & Bars – Pubs We recently bowled in here for a Sunday roast whilst in the neighbourhood – as a visitor from the far North I’d often heard of The Union in the wilds of Greenwich, and was quite pleased with what I …

Qype: The Speaker in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Pubs & Bars – Pubs The Speaker is a neat, cosy little bolthole tucked away in Westminster – a perfect place to be snugly installed with a pint of real ale when the freezing rain’s lashing down outside! A favourite of nearby officeworkers (and …

Qype: Cafe Fresco in London

London There’s a tendency in this country for quite mediocre businesses to survive or even flourish based on their proximity to large groups of lazy people. There’s the Station-to-Pub-Proximity-Rule to illustrate this (in that by and large the quality of a pub will be inversely proportional to its distance from …

Qype: Flat Cap Coffee Company in Westminster

Westminster After reading about all of the wonderful coffee places springing up in the City in the last few months, jealousy began to take hold of the workers in the St James’s Park/Victoria area. Around here it’s all been the main chains, and lunchtime sandwich bars. Quality’s therefore ranged from …

Qype: The Gunmakers in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Pubs & Bars – Pubs Many elements must converge to make a great pub, and The Gunmakers is one of a handful of central London pubs which exemplifies this. The main drawcard is the always-changing selection of immaculately kept real ales. Landlord Jeff takes …

Qype: The Diner Camden in London

London – Cafes & Coffee Shops – Juice, Shakes & Smoothies – Restaurants – Fast Food & American I had great expectations for The Diner in Camden – after keenly watching its transformation from the sticky cesspit known as Arizona Bar – however despite making some fairly clear promises, it …

Qype: Ronnie’s Bar in London

London The bar upstairs from Ronnie Scott’s (imaginitively named, “Ronnie’s Bar”) was previously Members Only – however all that’s changed now, and it gives the rest of us access to quite a funky little room! Open nightly from 6pm, or from 9pm for a small fee, you can head up …

Qype: Sergios London Ltd in London

London – Restaurants – Italian & Pizza As soon as we walked in the old bloke (who you logically assume to be Sergio) treated us like old friends, despite us never having set foot in the place before. It felt warm, cheery, and welcoming – and that flying start was …