London Restaurants 2016

We ate out quite a lot in London last year. London is wonderful for food, and there are brilliant new restaurants opening all the time.

Below is a whistle-stop tour of some we visited – enjoy!

buns

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London Cocktail Crawls 2

A long time ago I wrote a brief post highlighting some of my favourite London cocktail bars.

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Dutch Food Exploration: Patatje Oorlog

Fries/chips/frites/patatje – chop a potato into straws and deep-fry it and you are on to a winner.

I looked into “must-eat” foods before we went to Amsterdam, and something that came up repeatedly was chips topped with mayonnaise, satay sauce and raw onion.

patatje oorlog

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Dutch Food Exploration: Stroopwafel

Around the tender age of 7, H lived for a few years in Den Haag.

Since I have known him, he has had a fondness for stroopwafel – two thin chewy biscuitty rounds sandwiched with sugary syrup.

They were therefore a must-find on our Amsterdam visit.

stroopwaffel

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Dutch Food Exploration: Hotchpotch

It was early spring when we were in Amsterdam, and it was cold enough to warrant a hearty meal or two.

hotchpotch

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