Maida Vale

WHERE TO DINE WHEN ON A DIET

From Nordic diets and raw food eateries to Paleo and Atkins-friendly restaurants, we’ve found the best London dining options for your new diet regime or healthy-eating lifestyle Raw food and vegan Once the staple diet of vegans and hipsters, the raw-food diet has gained new devotees over the past couple of years as its health benefits become more widely […]

10 of the best cheeseboards in Notting Hill

10 OF THE BEST CHEESEBOARDS IN NOTTING HILL

Christmas is an important time for all cheese lovers, a time when indulgence is universally accepted, and nobody can deny you the right to eat a block of brie in one sitting. To help you along the way, we picked 10 of our favourite cheese boards in Notting Hill The Ledbury Now the proud owner of […]

Scandi-bird bar at Bluebird Chelsea

WEST LONDON’S BEST PLACES FOR FESTIVE DRINKS

Get cozy and warm with the best places to drink mulled wine, cloudy cider, festive cocktails and hot toddies in west London, including Kensington and Chelsea

The Beatles iconic Abbey Road shot

THE BEATLES’ ABBEY ROAD PHOTOGRAPHS SELL FOR £180,000

How much would you pay for a photo of John, George, Paul and Ringo strolling over a zebra crossing? Recently, four bidders fought for The Beatles’ classic Abbey Road photographs, with the final bid coming in at a hefty £180,000

Paddington bear comes to London

HOW MICHAEL BOND BROUGHT PADDINGTON TO LIFE

As a CGI Paddington comes to the big screen with his movie opening this Friday, Will Gore looks back at how author Michael Bond first brought this loveable, bumbling bear to London When I was a kid in the 1980s there were plenty of cartoon bears vying for my (limited) attention. SuperTed, Yogi and Winnie the Pooh […]

10 of the best value restaurants in London

10 OF THE BEST VALUE RESTAURANTS IN LONDON

London’s restaurants might feel like they’re getting more and more expensive, but if you find the right place, dig out a little gem, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the prices. Here’s The Resident’s pick of 10 excellent value restaurants  Tsiakkos & Charcoal, Maida Vale This Greek restaurant on Maryland Road is all that a Greek taverna should be, […]

The Truscott Arms Aidan McGee

FROM DINNER BY HESTON TO THE TRUSCOTT ARMS IN MAIDA VALE

One of Maida Vale’s best-loved pubs, The Truscott Arms, has announced its new Head Chef will be Aidan McGee, formerly at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and Launceston Place Top gastro pub The Truscott Arms in Maida Vale has appointed new Head Chef Aidan McGee to run its popular restaurant. Aidan, formerly at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal […]