Dining and Drinks

Sloaney Dining reviews high quality and exclusive restaurants around the world. We dine at some of the most renowned establishments, whilst also working to discover equally impressive hidden destinations.

 TheSloaney

Date night at Boisdale of Belgravia

Date night at Boisdale of Belgravia

If you are in search of something a little bit different for ‘date night’, look no further than one of the Boisdale ventures. With venues in Belgravia, Bishopsgate and Canary Wharf, this lively Scottish jazz bar is one of London’s best kept secrets. We first discovered Boisdale of Belgravia over a year ago and have […]

 TheSloaney

A Country Brunch at The Admiral Codrington

A Country Brunch at The Admiral Codrington

By EMILY BENNION Tucked away on a quiet back street just off the Kings Road is a hidden gem, The Admiral Codrington. It might take a little finding but if you take the time to discover it you will be rewarded with a wonderful pub and award winning restaurant. The Admiral Codrington has long been […]

 TheSloaney

Canela: Covent Garden’s Portuguese Gem

Canela: Covent Garden’s Portuguese Gem

By ADIL AZIM Canela in Covent Garden has recently reopened its doors following an extensive refurbishment and rebirth as an elegant and understated Portuguese restaurant and wine bar. I had eaten at Canela in its previous incarnation as a Portuguese/Brazilian cafe – a realisation which only dawned on me as I was shown to my […]

 TheSloaney

London’s Oldest French restaurant, L’Escargot, offers chic solace in busy Soho

London’s Oldest French restaurant, L’Escargot, offers chic solace in busy Soho

By ANTONY NEWTON and LAURA TOOGOOD Negotiating the busy streets of Soho on a Friday or Saturday night in search of a sophisticated restaurant is not always an easy task. Raucous pubs and crowds eager to catch a West End performance mean the streets are often packed with Londoners and visitors to the city who […]

 TheSloaney

An authentic Chinese dining experience at Royal China

An authentic Chinese dining experience at Royal China

By LAURA TOOGOOD I must admit that I rarely opt for a Chinese restaurant when I go out for dinner. This is largely due to some bad experiences in the past, where the food has been overly filling, oily and fatty. However, this style of cuisine is hugely popular with many of my friends and […]

 TheSloaney

‘Live at The Ritz’: A magnificent dinner dance experience

‘Live at The Ritz’: A magnificent dinner dance experience

By LAURA TOOGOOD, supported by ANTONY NEWTON Dining at The Ritz London has been on my bucket list for a while. The Ritz always reminds me of when I first moved to London and set about exploring the city. I was strolling down Piccadilly one sunny afternoon and passed the grand building that hosts the […]

 TheSloaney

Dram and Smoke: Enjoy a taste of Scotland at London’s top Scottish pop up

Dram and Smoke: Enjoy a taste of Scotland at London’s top Scottish pop up

By CAT GRAY Last Friday, my friend and I visited a steel yard in Vauxhall to experience a taste of our homeland, at Scottish pop up restaurant Dram and Smoke. The steel yard is used as normal during the week, with the Dram and Smoke team moving in at the weekend to serve up a […]

 TheSloaney

The Noodle House: Jumeirah’s bustling new London restaurant

The Noodle House: Jumeirah’s bustling new London restaurant

By LAURA TOOGOOD   After a very busy evening filming the London Fashion Collections show for Sloaney TV, Sarah Bacon and I had certainly worked up an appetite. Seeing as we both love pan-Asian cuisine and also like to the make the most of a menu, it was the perfect opportunity to sample some of the […]

 TheSloaney

The Jam Tree launches The Loft

The Jam Tree launches The Loft

By EMILY BENNION I recently visited the new bar and restaurant space at The Jam Tree, which is aptly named The Loft. The Jam Tree is a popular and well established restaurant and cocktail bar on the Kings Road, which also has a brand in Clapham Old Town. To cater for the busy weekends they […]

 TheSloaney

The ‘Edible Garden’ Afternoon Tea at InterContinental London Westminster

The ‘Edible Garden’ Afternoon Tea at InterContinental London Westminster

May has arrived and that means the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is fast approaching. The annual event will welcome a host of visitors later this month and it is one of the most popular soirees to feature in The Sloaney’s British Summer Social Season Guide. While visitors to the show will be able to admire […]

 TheSloaney

Date night at Hide and Seed in Putney’s Lodge Hotel

Date night at Hide and Seed in Putney’s Lodge Hotel

By EMILY BENNION I was recently invited to experience a night at Hide and Seed in the beautiful Lodge Hotel, which is hidden away in Putney. The hotel has been established for some time but the restaurant is only a few weeks old (although you would never tell as they are already running a smooth […]

 TheSloaney

The award-winning Nipa Thai impresses

The award-winning Nipa Thai impresses

By ANTONY NEWTON and LAURA TOOGOOD  Overlooking Hyde Park and incorporated into the Lancaster London Hotel is Nipa Thai. Nipa Thai is part of an elite group of restaurants to have received the “Thai Select” award from the Thai government. Considering we are both huge fans of this cuisine, we were naturally excited to try […]

 TheSloaney

Fat Sam’s Grand Slam at The Goat offers a great night of entertainment

Fat Sam’s Grand Slam at The Goat offers a great night of entertainment

By KATIE ANN LAMB | Social Correspondent  One of my favourite foods is Pizza, nothing hits the spot like a good Pizza; yet it is remarkable how many people get it wrong! So when I was invited to experience “Fat Sam’s Grand Slam” and dinner at The Goat on Fulham Road, I jumped at the opportunity. […]

 TheSloaney

The ‘Year of the Horse’ menu at the Chinese Cricket Club

The ‘Year of the Horse’ menu at the Chinese Cricket Club

By JAMES HASKELL When I was asked to review ‘The Year of the Horse’ special menu at the Chinese Cricket Club in London, I literally had no idea what to expect. This is largely because I don’t instantly put cricket and China together. However, I embraced the opportunity and was joined on the evening by […]

 TheSloaney

Fall in love with the Food and Mood at L’Avenue in Marrakech

Fall in love with the Food and Mood at L’Avenue in Marrakech

By LAURA TOOGOOD During my recent visit to Marrakech for our travel pages, I dined at a fabulous restaurant called L’Avenue. I have to say, this is one of the best places that I have ever eaten and the team provide guests with a gourmet sensation. The venue, food, wine and ambience exceeded all expectations […]

 TheSloaney

Pretentious Pizza at Hunter 486 in The Arch London

Pretentious Pizza at Hunter 486 in The Arch London

When we heard about the Pretentious Pizza menu that is currently available at The Arch London, we simply had to pay a visit to this upmarket hotel. Everyone loves a pizza night and the selection of toppings available at The Arch London adds an extra special touch to the occasion. Delicacies such as lobster, scallops […]

 TheSloaney

Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Hyatt Regency London

Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Hyatt Regency London

We were definitely in the mood for a lazy Sunday earlier this month when we visited the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill for brunch. However, it wasn’t just any lazy Sunday and it wasn’t just any brunch. Far from it; we walked across Hyde Park in glorious sunshine and arrived at Portman Square for […]

 TheSloaney

California vs France: Reenact the Judgement of Paris at The Vineyard

California vs France: Reenact the Judgement of Paris at The Vineyard

By LAURA TOOGOOD It is not often that a menu really catches my attention but when I came across the ‘Judgement Menu’, my eyes widened with excitement. This fine-dining experience is offered at The Vineyard, which is a luxury five star hotel that boasts a distinctive American feel. It champions Californian wine and celebrates the actual […]

 TheSloaney

Award-winning Afternoon Tea at the Manor House in Castle Combe

Award-winning Afternoon Tea at the Manor House in Castle Combe

Sarah Bacon visits a chocolate box Cotswold village to indulge her sweet tooth… Whether you’re looking to escape for a quiet weekend in the Cotswolds, experience Michelin starred fine dining near Bath or play an award-winning golf course in the Wiltshire countryside, The Manor House Hotel in Castle Combe is your perfect luxury country house getaway. For […]

 TheSloaney

Refuel with the Moroccan breakfast at Mo’Cafe

Refuel with the Moroccan breakfast at Mo’Cafe

Momo has launched a delicious new breakfast menu to welcome 2014. Whether you are looking for somewhere a little different to host a business meeting or simply want to enjoy a tasty brunch before hitting the sales, the menu is sure to stand you in good stead for the day ahead. We love Momo here […]

 TheSloaney

The magical Eric Lanlard Festive Afternoon Tea at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

The magical Eric Lanlard Festive Afternoon Tea at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

If you are planning some last minute Christmas Shopping this weekend in London or even a trip to Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park between now and New Year, we have discovered a truly scrumptious addition to your festive plans.   The Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge has partnered with top chef, Eric Lanlard to […]

 TheSloaney

Sophisticated and festive Christmas drinks at The Hyatt Churchill

Sophisticated and festive Christmas drinks at The Hyatt Churchill

The Hyatt Regency Churchill sits proudly on Portman Square and is one of London’s finest hotels. This month, the luxury venue has a particularly special atmosphere as it embraces the festive season with finesse. Impressive fireplaces, a selection of Winter Warmer cocktails, artistic Christmas decorations and bright white lights draped over the trees outside make […]

 TheSloaney

Enjoy a traditional British pub experience at Red House in Chelsea

The Sloaney team love a good pub meal. As winter arrives, there is nothing better than spending Saturday lunchtime or evening in your favourite local, next to a warm fire and enjoying hearty British food. Although winter may not have fully arrived, it was certainly a cold and miserable day when we visited Red House […]

 TheSloaney

Cocktails & Canvas: London’s Best Arty Bars This Summer

By REBECCA JARVEST We all know that the right décor adds that extra sparkle to make an evening truly special. Home to talented mixologists and world-class artists, London knows how to combine delicious drinks with visual experiences for a night to remember. Brighten your summer with cocktails and canvas by heading to the capital’s best […]

 TheSloaney

Adil Azim enjoys exquisite New Nordic cuisine at Höst in Copenhagen

BY ADIL AZIM In an inspiring show of spontaneity, thirteen friends and I descended upon Copenhagen for a weekend of music, food and general debauchery. As we all trickled in to the gorgeous city at different times with varying plans for the weekend, we all agreed on the need for everyone to share at least […]

 TheSloaney

The refined St James’s Hotel and Club offers a delicious Gluten-Free Afternoon Tea Menu

A Gluten Free diet and Afternoon Tea do not typically go hand in hand; that is until now. If you long to enjoy the cakes, scones and sandwiches that feature in such a traditional dining experience, the plush St James’s Hotel and Club has answered your prayers by launching a Gluten Free Afternoon Tea Menu. […]

 TheSloaney

Dining at The Delaunay will bring out the Fraulein in you

By NATASHA EDDERY If you are a regular reader of The Sloaney, then you probably already know that I am a bit of a foodie. Of course, like every woman, I do watch my figure, but there is nothing like indulging and one place that has been on my hit list is The Delaunay on […]

 TheSloaney

Attention London sale shoppers! King’s Road and The Botanist are calling…

If you are tackling the post-Christmas sales in London, you simply must venture to one of The Sloaney’s favourite shopping districts, the King’s Road in Chelsea. Not only is there a great selection of stores, but Sloane Square is home to our much-loved social haunt, The Botanist. A favourite of local residents and visiting shoppers […]

1 3 4 5