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Written below are some of our recent blogs about our business. Here you’ll find tips for picking drinks to accompany certain foods, recipes and general blogs about what it’s like running a restaurant.

How to enjoy your Pornstar Martini

Posted: February 24, 2020 by Simon

The Pornstar martini has been voted the UKs favourite cocktail and it’s definitely the top seller from our cocktail list. The drinks business website tells us that the cocktail was created in 2002 by bartender and LAB bar founder Douglas Ankrah at The Townhouse bar in Knightsbridge.  Ankrah first christened the cocktail the Maverick Martini, […]

Vegan smoked salmon…who knew!

Posted: July 16, 2019 by Simon

As a small restaurant, we have a short menu and we try to offer at least one vegan option in each section of the menu, including the new addition of vegan ice cream for dessert.  As veganism is becoming more mainstream, we thought it would be a great idea to host a totally plant based […]

6 Foods to eat with French wines

Posted: July 6, 2019 by Simon

Just over a week ago we held a French wine tasting evening which were served with delicious French food.   We wanted to offer a range of dishes in the style of a tasting menu that wouldn’t be out of place in a French restaurant.  All of the wines for this particular event are available […]

The Italian Job – an evening of wine tasting and Italian food

Posted: June 22, 2019 by Simon

Our wine tasting and food pairing evenings are always popular and we enjoy coming up with dishes that match Simon’s wine choices. On 10th May we held an Italian evening which was a great success. First up was a sparkling Franciacorta, an Italian version of Champagne that’s made in exactly the same way.  We served […]