Hygge Cocktails With A View
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Hygge Cocktails With A View

Awkward stools, sweaty limbs and shouty bar-service be gone; here you can enjoy a cocktail (or five) from the comfort of their super-cosy, super-hygge terrace and snuggle up on fluffy throws under warm heat lamps. Oh, and there’s table service so you legitimately do not need to leave the sofa once.

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Perfect Pici at Padella, SE1
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Perfect Pici at Padella, SE1

I seldom order pasta when dining out. Usually I try and pick an item on the menu that I’m least likely to cook at home, and pasta is a staple in most cupboards. Even in the nicest restaurants, pasta often lacks a certain something; be it freshness, imagination or simply the labour of love.

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Coffee and French Toast at the Black Penny, WC2
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Coffee and French Toast at the Black Penny, WC2

Those clever folk who say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day are definitely my kind of people; I am constantly on a quest for the best coffee, the freshest juice and the kind of menus that can force me out of my comatose state in the morning. The Black Penny on Great Queen Street, minutes from Holborn station and Covent Garden, managed just that.

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Bombay Brunch at Dishoom, St. Martin’s Lane, WC2
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Bombay Brunch at Dishoom, St. Martin’s Lane, WC2

The quest for tantalising breakfasts and brunches is one that has troubled many a Londoner year on year – quirky cereal bars are exciting until you realise you’re paying the same for a bowl as you would a box, waffles are a short-lived delight bound to not only blow the diet but also leave you in a sugar-induced coma for the rest of the day, and a full English – much like the Sunday roast – is simply never as good as when mum makes it.

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