Maya

A rooftop dinner seems absolutely called for at the moment to welcome in the easing of lockdown, post-Covid life and to support the hospitality industry.  Queue Maya: a Mexican restaurant on the 7th-floor rooftop space of the Hoxton Hotel’s Shoreditch outpost.  Recently opened in collaboration with Soho House, the restaurant is a travelling story: it … Continue reading Maya

Rochelle Canteen

Rochelle Canteen comes with a stellar reputation.  Described as a “hidden sanctuary” and “magic” inside a “walled kingdom” – you do have to be buzzed in to be able to enter – it now has a cult following.  Post-lockdown, even securing a booking is a challenge, with a month-long lead time.  Set up by St … Continue reading Rochelle Canteen

Bubala

3 August 2020 was probably the first day when most of the country stood behind the government, or at least Rishi Sunak – Covid’s answer to Santa.  The date marked the launch of the nationwide August “Eat Out To Help Out” campaign.  In spite of its slightly cringe-worthy collective name, the initiative is an outstanding … Continue reading Bubala