Two New Local Michelin Starred Restaurants

The new list of Michelin starred restaurants has just been published and it looks as though the area within close range of the Barbican, with a couple more local area restaurants achieving Michelin stars for the first time, is fast becoming a Mecca for top class eating experiences. The restaurants achieving Michelin star status for the first time are Mãos in Shoreditch, with one star and La Dame de Pic in the Tower Hill area with two stars.  These join the other local establishments with Michelin Stars – namely Angler (between Moorgate and Liverpool Street), Brat (Shoreditch), City … [Read more...]

Impeccable dining at City Social

The area within easy walking distance of the Barbican is blessed with a huge range of restaurants – from the sublime to the mediocre. And City Social in Tower 42 certainly ranks in the former category. It was virtually impossible to find fault with our dining experience there – perhaps the only quibble being the signposting to the restaurant entrance at street level! But maybe we were just being dense. For those not aware, Tower 42 was the first true City of London skyscraper when it was built back in the 1970s as the National Westminster Tower and it started out as the tallest building in … [Read more...]