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December 14, 2017, 1 Comment

Nick Buglione meets the Brixton mixologists at Shrub & Shutter Quite the rising stars of the cocktail “new wave”, drinks consultants Chris Edwards and Dave Tregenza of The Shrub & […]

Ale & hearty: Elm Park Tavern review

December 13, 2017, No comments

Simon Still pops along to the revamped Elm Park Tavern Once upon a time, there would have been one of these on many of our residential street corners. ...

Pretty distressed: Three Eight Four review

December 13, 2017, No comments

Nick Buglione warms to Three Eight Four’s small plates and cocktails It’s a numbers game. For these guys. I’m at Three Eight Four, just roun ...

Down by the waterside: Lido Cafe review

December 13, 2017, No comments

Carina Murphy doesn’t go for a swim The lovingly restored 1930s art deco Lido Café on the edge of Brockwell Park will be familiar to most I’m sur ...

  • Treats & Ting
    November 4, 2017, No comments

    The Bugle’s recipe queen Emma-Louise Stewart opens her tearoom cum café cum lifestyle space So what’s Treats & Ting all about? For me. it’s a lifestyle spot. With food made […]

  • The Big Easy: Japaneasy review
    November 4, 2017, No comments

    Nanban’s Tim Anderson says anyone can turn Japanese After winning Masterchef and popping up left right and centre all over London, Tim Anderson is now firmly bedded in Brixton at […]

  • Hip Replacement: Canova Hall review
    November 4, 2017, No comments

    Carina Murphy grabs a millennial hot seat at Canova Hall Much as I love to eat and drink, these days, I’m definitely (two kids and a lively going out history […]

  • Eastern Promise: Courtesan review
    November 4, 2017, No comments

    Nick Buglione gets his parcelforce on. Courtesan on Atlantic Road has been one of Brixton’s dim sum emporia for a while. But it’s had a bit of a makeover to […]

  • The only way is ethics: Cafe Van Gogh review
    October 3, 2017, Comments Off on The only way is ethics: Cafe Van Gogh review

    Annabel Twose goes meat-free at Café Van Gogh A few years ago, overcome with guilt from the film Cowspiracy, I dipped my toes in vegan. But, after two mostly uninspiring […]

  • Frontier Boozer: Coach & Horses review
    September 10, 2017, Comments Off on Frontier Boozer: Coach & Horses review

    Simon ‘not so sporty spice’ Still pops into the reinvented Coach & Horses Venturing away from the mania of the market and central Brixton opens up a huge range of […]