Callooh Callay

Callooh Callay: A Hidden Gem

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  Located in oh-so-trendy Shoreditch, the quirky-decored Callooh Callay has become quite an institution on the London cocktail scene, and for good reason. This surreal bar, named after the Jabberwocky’s nonsensical cries, is a deliciously wacky experience, a series of rooms decked out with a mishmash of furniture.    The Lewis Carroll theme doesn’t just […]

Ampeli – A great greek addition to London’s Charlotte Street.

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  I love getting the chance to visit and experience some of this country’s most fabulous restaurants, so when I was invited to Ampéli’s opening night I was rather excited. Located in the very trendy Charlotte Street, Ampèli is a modern wine-focused restaurant serving Greek and eastern Mediterranean dishes, accompanied by a list of wines […]

Bancone Golden Square

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Sequels can be dangerous; it’s always risky to try to squeeze too much out of a good thing. In London’s competitive dining scene, opening up a second location for a successful restaurant can lead to chefs being stretched too thin and overzealous restaurateurs testing out new concepts that sacrifice taste. When Will Ellner, founder of […]

Sake & Seafood

Sake & Seafood

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From the 23rd of September until the 3rd of October this year, the Japan Food Product Overseas Promotion Center (JFOODO), established by the Japan government, brought a taste of Japan to the UK with Japan Week 2019 – a celebration dedicated to raising awareness of and sharing the Japanese culture with Londoners. This coincided with […]

A Glistening Christmas

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The lights are finally up in Londontown and the festive atmosphere is in full swing at Michelin-starred Angler located at the South Place Hotel. In partnership with Champagne powerhouse Laurent-Perrier, the team at Angler, led by Chef Gary Foulkes, has launched a holiday pop-up called “A Glistening Christmas”. The Sybarite was invited to kick off […]

Kahani | Restaurant Review

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If we’re talking stories, it’s difficult to beat that of the 200-year journey of Indian cuisine in the UK. From the first curry house in 1809 to Chicken Tikka Masala being named Britain’s national dish, it truly has been quite a ride. It is this exciting and often complex story that Michelin-starred chef Peter Joseph […]

Drink Only The Best This Christmas

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  With the Christmas holidays nearly upon us, it’s time to clear out the drinks cabinet and make way for some truly divine festive tipples!    Ketel One Vodka  Ketel One is distilled by the Nolet family in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The distillery was founded in 1691 by Joannes Nolet and is currently managed by […]

Truffles

The Best of The Winter Truffles

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Not only do the colder months bring about the changing leaves and fall coats, but the season also gift us with some of the most coveted ingredients in the world—truffles. Truffles are usually classified by their colour and the time of year that they are harvested. White winter truffles are harvested from October to December, […]