‘Our cuisine represents the true passion and spirit of Italian food,’ says Pier Paolo Bassani. ‘We believe in natural, authentic flavours and simple, carefully sourced ingredients.’ Pier Paolo is one of a group of Italian friends from Brook Green who have got together to open Farina & More, a new restaurant, deli and coffee shop.
Under its enthusiastic new management team, The Queen’s Head is a pub transformed. Eagle-eyed locals may have spotted that the former Smokehouse (prior to that it was The Hole in the Wall) on Sutton Lane North has recently become The Queen’s Head. And that name hasn’t just been chosen at random.
One of the area’s best-kept secrets, Richmond Vault offers high quality dining and an amazing array of local and international beers If you’ve never ventured down the exterior stairs of Richmond Vault, you’ll probably be very surprised. Located under two Georgian buildings, it is far from the gloomy cellar dive that you might expect to […]
Thor Gudmundsson Wine expert Thor Gudmundsson explains why still wines are a challenge to produce in the UK British producers have been getting some fantastic results with sparkling wines made in the style of Champagne, even out-performing established brands at international competitions. However, the situation has been less rosy on the still wine front. Why […]
Chintan and Suraya Informal, comfortable and traditional, The Andover Arms in Brackenbury Village is a hidden gem You may have to search quite hard to find The Andover Arms in the heart of Brackenbury Village, but the quest is well worthwhile. Tucked away in the terraced streets, it is the epitome of an old-fashioned, intimate […]
James Fitzgerald With highly-rated accommodation and an imminent refurbishment, Flynn’s Pub & Townhouse is a business transformed… You could say that James Fitzgerald, the tenant of Flynn’s Pub & Townhouse on Dalling Road, has the perfect background for a trade that’s all about people. A qualified psychologist, he practised in Ireland and Canada before deciding […]
A June heatwave gets your hopes up so in this issue we’re focusing on wines to make the most of the summer and early autumn months. Summer is PINK and that means rosé, so we’ve added 2017’s take on Aperol Spritz – Frosé! It’s a delicious, slush puppy rosé concoction, tarted-up with our very own […]
Natural winemaking is now a badge of quality craftsmanship in the vineyards and winery as natural wines respect the environment and the consumer. Natural wines are often organic, sometimes bio-dynamic, and definitely made with fewer additives than more industrial wines, notably sulphur. Even a few years ago natural wines could be a hippy-ish smokescreen for […]
Thatched House Menu Bookings +442087416282 Three Hop Lager 4.5%ABV British style Pilsner Coast to Coast Pale Ale 4.6%ABV British made APA Spicy Bloody Mary Prosecco Royale Aperol Spritz Homemade Sangria Finger food… Bread & butter £2.50 Olives £3.50 Flat bread & hummus £4.50 Chef’s Charcuterie Platter with pickles and breads £8.50 / £12.50 Starting things… […]
Jack Davis – General Manager Anyone driving round Hogarth Roundabout in Chiswick recently cannot have failed to notice the intense stare of a giant-sized chef perched on the advertising hoarding. The man glaring down on the thousands of cars passing beneath is Gavin Sinden, the Fuller’s award winning Chef of the Year (awarded by Pierre […]