A Breakfast at Bird

In the olden days, if one wanted a hearty breakfast in London one would usually have to choose between hotels catering for those staying overnight (often quite expensive), transport type caffs serving early starting blue collar workers for the most part, or - for the most substantial breakfasts - head to the Smithfield Market area where a number of restaurants and pubs catered for hungry meat deliverers and porters coming off shift after a hard day’s night!  But now a substantial number of much more upmarket restaurants are climbing on the breakfast bandwagon – the staff are often there early … [Read more...]

Antipodean Breakfast at Beany Green

This is one of the new restaurants/coffee shops which has been set up in the great new Broadgate Circle ‘eating and drinking hub’ – see below for more details of what is available in this exciting new venture situated right next to Liverpool Street station and only a five minute walk away from the eastern side of the Barbican. The Balcony space in front of Beany Green Beany Green is a venture by former UBS investment banker Prue Freeman, who used to work out of the UBS offices overlooking her new, and perhaps her biggest, and most ambitious, coffee bar cum restaurant yet.  She has … [Read more...]