Category archives: Hammersmith W6

Best Restaurants In London: Toro Gordo

The True Taste Of Spain - Exciting new dishes, Christmas special offers and a friendly, vibrant atmosphere make Toro Gordo the perfect W6 local

W6 Garden Centre and Cafe: Dreaming Of A Green Christmas?

With its new Green Room dedicated to indoor plants, stylish ranges of festive gifts and decorations, family entertainment and award-winning Cafe, the W6 Garden Centre is the place to go for festive inspiration

Horton and Garton: Even Estate Agents Have To Move Home

John Horton founded Horton and Garton in May 2008 with a clear vision in mind. ‘I wanted to create an independent business that provided the best service. That meant treating every client as an individual rather than a potential sales figure and building enduring relationships – and doing it with a smile.’

Collins Motors: Keeping It In The Family

For John Collins, one consequence of his business being such a long-standing part of the W6 community is that residents have grown up going to his garage. ‘It’s true. We have “youngsters” coming in who I remember in pushchairs,’ smiles John. ‘They’re following their parents’ example – it means we’re doing something right!’

The Rook’s Nest: All The Ingredients For Success

‘Living up the road, I was a regular at The Rook’s Nest,’ says Oliver Joseph. ‘I was taken by the place so, when I got the chance to join the team, I didn’t hesitate.’ Sous-chef Oliver is the new face in the kitchen at the hostelry (and boutique hotel) and he has exciting plans to revamp the menu.

Ceramics Classes London: The Ceramic Arts

In recent years ceramic artist Zoe Lloyd has pursued parallel creative and educational careers. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art she has combined her love of making and exhibiting her own work with teaching (she also has a PGCE from the Institute of Education) at Wood Lane High School and the West London Free School and giving creative art classes to elderly people with dementia.