The Gordon Bar

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Do you want to know how the oldest bar in London look likes?

You will discover it through this article.

The oldest Bar of London named « Gordon » ,was founded in 1890. It is located in underground rooms in Villiers Street.

The atmosphere is very special , which gives the impression of being in a world apart.

Indeed, the wooden walls of the cellar are covered with clippings of historic newspapers, the only source of light are candles and tallow candles that illuminate the cellar with chairs and wobbly tables.

But if you just do not love this atmosphere inside , you can always step back and take a walk outside where you can enjoy the spacious terrace.

As regards the Menu : They have a wide range of wines and various dishes . You can view the menu on their website.

Good discovery everybody !

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The Foodies Gourmet on the Syon Park

For all the gourmets in London.

You are amateur, gastronomes, gourmands and love festivals? The «  Festival of the gourmets  » is made for you.

This year, the Festival opens its doors during 3 days (from 23 till 25 May) and celebrate its 10th birthday.

For this occasion, the festival offers demonstrations, tastings and master classes. To this we can add a restaurant and a large market with specialized producers.

At this event you will have the chance to meet the best chefs Aldo Zilli (famous Italian chef), Ping Coombes (masterchef winner) and Jesse Dunford Bois (Stars in the Michelin Guide).

Each year the festival see ten of thousands of visitors who flocked from surrounding areas to feast on a wide range of culinary activities.
The opening hours are:
– Saturday, May 23: From 11am to 19pm
– Sunday, May 24: From 11am to 19pm
– Monday, May 25: From 11H to 18H
Let the festivities begin !!!

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Banoffee Pie: the greed from England

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For every food lover, here is an idea of recipe for a delicious dessert.

Let’s make you discover a small English sweet: the Banoffee pie.

The Banoffee pie is greedy, not to say rich, so we would advise you to prepare it in individual portion. This sweet is very fast and easy to realize.  This recipe is « tested and approved »!

This English cake is made of banana, cream, caramel and cookies…

For the preparation you need to:

– Whip the cream

– Incorporate the sugar

– Put the sweet cream in the cool

– Make warm tarts

– Put in every tart the caramel

– Then cut bananas

– Cover the whole of whipped cream

– Put the preparation in a cool place during 2 hours

NOW, you can taste …

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Borough Market : paradise of the Gourmets

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The borough Market is a big food market in central London. It is considered as the most famous in London.

You will find international products as well as British products.

The market offers a variety of fruits and  fresh vegetables, fishes and seafood, meat and poultry, cheese, olives, truffles, spices, sauces and condiments…

You will find there, head chef, cook and all the anthousiasts.

The detail market is open every Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 5pm. And the wholesale Market is open every morning of the week.

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WIGWAM IN LONDON

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From rooftop wigwam to basement bar, The Queen of Hoxton is the destination to head to for fun times. The Queen of Hoxton is a huge multi-level bar serving a respectable array of beers and spirits in a very relaxed and friendly environment with some truly eclectic decor, a ping-pong table and a pinball machine.

Greeted by friendly doorman, you can head to the rooftop for a drink in the wigwam. Perched on tree stumps, you’ll watch the enormous flaming BBQ serve up bites to hungry hipsters. The real credit however belongs to the staff, who is genuinely welcoming !

STREET FOOD AND NIGHT MARKET

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Get excited London : there is a three-day weekend ahead ! For this special occasion, Street Feast returns to Kingsland Road on May 1st for a summer-long stretch of night markets.

The tempting line-up of street food favourites includes flavour-packed Korean burritos from Kimchinary, delicate Taiwanese buns from Bao London, crisp fried chicken from Spit and Roast and juicy burgers from Mother Flipper, among many others.

If you can get there before 7pm as you’ll enjoy better this place, when it’s free, there’s no queue outside and it’s not too busy. The entry is £3 after 7pm and soon fills up – even if the yard is pretty big, with plenty of seating (but if you want to be sure of a seat to go with your dinner, the table service at one of the Dalston Yard Diners might appeal) and half covered over with a roof.

So many food stalls to choose from, all with nice compact menus and no less than four bars ! It’s a great place to try a variety of yummy new things all together while enjoying the east London buzz.

INDIAN RESTAURANT

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Located 5 minutes away from Angel underground station on popular Upper Street and close to the Business Design Centre,  Masala Zone is a casual dining Indian restaurant. Serves real Indian food in a casual, contemporary yet exotic setting. Indian street food, regional curries including vegetarian, Indian grills can all be found on the menu.
The place is very well decorated and furnished, it is comfortable and quiet, and the staff is very friendly. Most important : the food is delightful !

COFFEE LOVERS

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The London Coffee Festival celebrates London’s bustling and vibrant coffee scene, from the 30th of April until the 3rd of May, at the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane. With over 22,000 visitors expected, The London Coffee Festival promises to be an unmissable event for discerning coffee lovers and those working in the coffee scene.

The festival will feature over 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, street food, coffee-based cocktails, live music, DJs, art exhibitions and much more.

The London Coffee Festival is the UK’s largest coffee and artisan food event, don’t miss it : you can buy your ticket online by clicking here.

AFTERNOON TEA

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Experience the glamorous lifestyle at the Betty Blythe Vintage Tea Room café and deli, located in West London (Shepherd’s Bush Station). Enjoy a great afternoon tea, eaten off vintage tableware. You can try some fancy accessories in the dressing room and have your picture taken in the lovingly constructed setting.

For parties and events, Betty Blythe provides a variety of activities such as fascinator hat-making sessions and charleston dancing.

Fabulous food and a hint of Hollywood glamour, all served on a vintage stage, is what makes Betty Blythe unique. Complementing its sweet treats, tea and home-made cakes, Betty Blythe‘s freshly made sandwiches, savoury dishes and delicious salads make it a perfect lunch time spot.

As well as lunchtime glamour, Betty Blythe specialises in elegant parties for brunch or afternoon tea, beautiful baby showers and Children’s parties.

DRINK, EAT AND PLAY

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Do you want to enjoy a place where you can drink, eat and play ping-pong in central London?

Bounce is a fun and modern ping-pong bar in an edgy industrial-chic space. The restaurant, safely out of reach of wayward ping-pong balls, is raised on a platform overlooking the 16 ping-pong tables below.

Located in Holborn, this place offers a selection of delicious antipasti and pizzas (straight from the wood-burning oven), classic British inspired cocktails and eclectic music. Bounce is an electrifying adults playground !