Friday, 30 October 2015

Thomas's Explains

 Thomas's cafe restaurant in Burberry's, operated by Rocket, has pages of menu information about its suppliers including Lobster,
 Bertha Oven, Pottery,
 Cider, Spring Water,
 Coffee, Tea,
 Sutton Hoo Chicken and Butter!

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Lovingly Crammed

 Street Kitchen has its mobile
 and a permanent base in Broadgate.  @StreetKitchen
 "Michelin star restaurant know-how lovingly crammed between two slices of bread"

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Autumn Indulgence

Gingerbread Spiced Latte or Millionaires Hot Chocolate at M&S Cafe.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Christmas Comes Early

 Christmas Pudding Bars, Viennese Mince Pies and Stollen Slice at BHS in mid-October!
Really appreciate the contributions from blog regulars such as Claire Martinsen of Breckland Orchard  drinks - mentions via the blog label feature to future contributors.

Monday, 26 October 2015

Healthy Snack

Dates at £1.50 a pot in Smack Lobster Roll.

Friday, 23 October 2015

Grilled Cheese goes Mainstream

 We look forward to the opening of Pickle and Toast on Wardour Street, Soho.  Will they match up to the festival and street food versions - see

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Lobster Smack

 Smack Lobster Rolls in Soho.  @smacklobster
 £10 for the Classic

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

New Burrito in Town

Burrito Hot Wraps at Pret - Just look at the number of Mexican food outlets on the high street (in London at least) and you can see why burritos just had to become a lunchtime staple.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Skip the Queue

Starbucks introduces an ordering ands payment app to skip the queue.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Tea Time at Burberry's

 Lalani tea (Vintage Reserve at £4 and Okumidori Sencha at £5) at Thomas's cafe restaurant in Burberry's off Regent Street.
 Fun tea timers made of spindles.  Warm from the oven bakewell tart - superb.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Custard Doughnuts

 Maple custard doughnuts and Pear and Blackberry tarts at Balthazar - the tastiest bakery cafe in Covent Garden. @balthazarlondon

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Pattie Pasties

 Jamaican patties provides the inspiration and spice at the Jamaica Patty Co in London. @JamaicaPattyCo

Wednesday, 14 October 2015


 Wroxham Barns in Norfolk makes it clear that their scones are truly fresh by selling off yesterdays in bags at reduced prices.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Password with a Heart

A good wifi password - syriarelief - seen by my catering consultant colleague Charles in Boston Tea Party in Birmingham. They are raising funds and clothes for Syrian refugees and the code is a clever link.  @BTPcafes

Monday, 12 October 2015

Straight from the Tree

 Birch water is the sap tapped from birch trees - one solution if we are all going to be drinking less sweetened drinks. @TAPPEDtrees

Friday, 9 October 2015

Proven Dough

 Premier Inn joins the trendy cafe bar brigade with Proven Dough.
 Identity designed by IM London

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Carrot Cake Study

 Carrot Cake at Balthazar above and "Famous" Carrot Cake at Peyton & Byrne below.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Sweet & Savoury

 Carluccios maintain a real edge in presenting great sandwiches and desserts. @Carluccios

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Monday, 5 October 2015

Student Savvy

 With it cafe signage and mobile at King's College, London.  Universities have really embraced cafe culture.

Friday, 2 October 2015

Big Mack

Fresh Crispy Mackerel Fillet in a Bread Roll at Norwich's popular Grosvenor Fish Bar