Haywards Restaurant

This restaurant has been a long time favourite of mine in the nine years it’s been open. I have always said that Hayward’s is the best restaurant in Essex and after our latest visit I see no reason to change that statement. I’ve had the pleasure of watching the food consistently improve to the standard…… Continue reading Haywards Restaurant

Mandarin Palace

It’s been quite a few years now since our last visit but last night we finally went back to the Mandarin Palace in my hometown of Hornchurch. I can honestly say that we won’t be leaving it very long before we return again. We enjoyed great Chinese food along with excellent friendly service from every…… Continue reading Mandarin Palace

Core by Clare Smyth

In the five years Core has been open we’ve had the pleasure of enjoying amazing dining experiences in our eighteen visits. This I am pleased to say continued on saturday. This restaurant with it’s fantastic team was always destined to receive the accolade of three michelin stars. But this doesn’t stop them from losing any…… Continue reading Core by Clare Smyth

Rib of Beef at The Bailiwick Freehouse

This was without doubt a Sunday Roast sent from the gods. The Dry Aged Rib of Beef was cooked to absolute perfection and was accompanied by parsnips , roast potatoes , seasonal vegetables , cauliflower cheese , yorkshire pudding and a heavenly onion gravy. So if you love an exceptional roast then a trip to…… Continue reading Rib of Beef at The Bailiwick Freehouse

Desserts of March

So here we go again with another month of fabulous desserts for you to enjoy. APPLE TARTE TATIN at KERRIDGE’S BAR and GRILL LEMON TART at RUBINO KITCHEN TORTE di NOCI at THEO RANDALL at the Intercontinental HONEY PARFAIT at RUBINO KITCHEN TIRAMISU at DA VINCI’S HORNCHURCH PARIS BREST ECLAIR at LE MOULIN PATISSERIE CHERRY…… Continue reading Desserts of March


This is a great local Thai restaurant that unfortunately we don’t get to visit us much as we would like. It’s been an established part of my hometown of Hornchurch for many years serving fantastic thai cuisine. I’m now glad to say that on saturday we did have a chance to visit and once again…… Continue reading Sukhothai