Review: Forks and Corks, Highgate

Highgate village has little to offer in the way of good coffee. However, it is flanked on its western and eastern sides by two small enclaves – Highgate West Hill and Highgate Station – that between them offer a handful of good venues, even if they are quite a distance away from the centre. Today’s cafe/wine…

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Review: The Deli at 80, Stroud Green

Another addition to the growing Stroud Green/Finsbury Park cafe scene. The Deli at 80 is a cafe/deli, as the name suggests. While these are pretty common across London, as they are a good way to monetise the space in your cafe, they are tricky to get right. Too much coffee and the deli becomes little…

Review: Beam Cafe, Crouch End

The most recent addition to Crouch End’s nearly saturated café scene is Beam. Housed in the former Blockbuster Video store, this is probably the biggest café in the area – though that doesn’t mean it’s not heaving come lunch time. It’s a family run establishment and is just one of a number of new additions to…

Review: B Street Deli, Bermondsey

About Bermondsey Street is not a street I’ve walked down before but I glad I did. When you’ve got London Bridge and Borough nearby, you might wonder why you’d take a wander down here. However, with new high-end offices being built around the area, there’s a lot of venues opening up for these office workers…