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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Festive Feels at the Tanqueray No Ten Treehouse at Oblix

If you’re looking for a fun place to visit for a cocktail or two over the festive period, then don’t miss the No Ten Treehouse at Oblix East at the Shard


Restaurant Review: Bellanger, Islington

Vicky Mayer heads to Bellanger in Islington, which celebrates its 2nd birthday this December, to see why Londoners love this traditional French brasserie so much


Restaurant Review: Fiume, Battersea Power Station

Vicky Mayer heads to Fiume, one of the first restaurants to open at the Battersea Power Station development. Chef-patron Francesco Mazzei hopes his new venture will boast one of the liveliest riverside terraces in London, so how does it shape up?


Travel: A Wellness Weekend in New York City

New York City, filled with honking horns and an energy often described as contagious, is not the most relaxing city in the world, but residents and tourists alike are starting to embrace the wellness weekend 


Restaurant Review: Ella Canta, Mayfair

Mexican food gets a sophisticated overhaul by Martha Ortiz at one of the year’s most anticipated restaurant openings, Ella Canta 


Restaurant Review: Temakinho, Soho

A night out in Soho should always be fun and full of possibilities, and new restaurant Temakinho on Old Compton Street offers the ideal spot to start off your night on the town


Restaurant Review: Galvin At Windows, Mayfair

There are times when queuing up in the rain with the hoi polloi or enduring yet another sharing platter is a little bit like hard work, which is why we love the classic charms of Galvin at Windows at the London Hilton on Park Lane


Bar Review: Brick & Liquor, Clapham

The Resident heads for Brick & Liquor’s second outpost near Clapham South tube station for cocktails and ‘social eats’


Restaurant Review: Minnow, Clapham

Anyone who lives in Clapham knows that we’re not exactly short of places to eat out, but when it comes to somewhere to impress a date, suddenly the choice narrows. Which is why we’re so excited about the opening of new all-day eaterie Minnow on Clapham Common.



A dual visit to the Douro Valley and historical Porto is perfect for wine buffs and adventure-seeking travellers alike