Vicky Mayer | Author

Vicky Mayer was Editor In Chief of The Resident family of magazines from 2012 until 2017. She was born in Lewisham, lives in Battersea and still gets misty eyed when she ventures ‘home’ to Peckham and New Cross

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Dublin: Where to Stay & What to Do

Steeped in literary history and with an infamous drinking culture, the timeless charms of Dublin are legendary. Dig deeper though, and you’ll a vibrant city full of fresh ideas and great food and drink


Bar Review: Bottles, Spitalfields

Bottles, a new Italian wine bar in Spitalfields, is the brainchild of wine experts Franco Macini and Daniele Marano. It cleverly combines the fun intimacy of old fashioned wine bars with some seriously good food


Restaurant Review: Riding House Café, Fitzrovia

Looking for somewhere buzzy to eat that’s not so loud you have to shout at your friends across the table? Vicky Mayer heads for the Riding House Cafe and discovers why the BBC set love this Fitzrovia hotspot


Why It Pays to Buy in Elephant & Castle

Vicky Mayer on the amazing transformation of Elephant & Castle, an oft-overlooked Zone 1 hub with cool new housing developments, food markets and an enviable commute


Restaurant Review: Galvin at Windows Korean Tasting Menu

Galvin at Windows has launched a seven-course Korean tasting menu for the summer. Vicky Mayer heads to the Park Lane restaurant to see if it hits the mark


Restaurant Review: Theo Randall at the InterContinental

Mr Randall runs a tight ship at Theo Randall at the InterContinental. Vicky Mayer heads to Mayfair for some knock-out Italian dishes


Hotel Review: The Bloomsbury, London

The Bloomsbury Hotel, London, has a great collection of bars and restaurants, including one of London’s most instagrammed terraces – Dalloway Terrace. The Resident reviews one of London’s most famous hotels…


Restaurant Review: Bar Douro, Southwark

Vicky Mayer trades the cold, damp London streets for the warmth of Portuguese hospitality at Bar Douro in Flat Iron Square, Southwark 


Salon Review: Matthew Curtis at Rosewood London

As Coco Chanel quite rightly said, ‘A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life,’ so make sure your salon is up to scratch


Review: Afternoon Tea At Ten Trinity Square, Tower Hill

Vicky Mayer treats her mum to the Bright Young Things afternoon tea at the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square and finds delicate sandwiches and cakes presented with a flourish