Category Archives: Pubs

The Culpeper – Spitalfields E1

Next to the magnificent Toynbee Hall, on a busy corner of Petticoat Lane and Commercial Street, The Culpeper is a recent refurbishment of an old East End Spitalfields boozer. It’s now a brasserie style gastropub with stripped back oak doors, … Continue reading

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The Ferry Boat Inn – Tottenham Hale, N17

Like lots of Walthamstowers, one of the foodies was caught out on Friday night by the tube disruption and was forced to do the long walk home across the reservoirs from Tottenham Hale. But this reminded us that we’ve been meaning to … Continue reading

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The Chequers under new management

Well it has all been rather dramatic, sudden and a cut-throat business in the E17 pub world this week. Our lovely local pub on the high street,The Chequers, recently refurbished and managed by Antic Ltd over the last six months, … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch at The Bell

Last Sunday when the sun was shining we decided to treat ourselves to a well-deserved Sunday roast so headed to The Bell. We wrote a review of this pub back in the autumn when they first launched. You can’t reserve … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday roast at The Chequers, E17

We’ve reviewed the Red Lion and the Clapton Hart only a few days ago, all run by the Antic group so it was only fair that we gave their E17 new kid, The Chequers a visit for Sunday lunch. We wrote about … Continue reading

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Food at The Bell, E17

We have waited, nagged, watched and waited some more and finally The Bell is serving food from today and we were there for their first night! Our food wasn’t without inaugural hiccups, but we were impressed with the quality of the products … Continue reading

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The Pig & Butcher – Islington

Is someone playing with the weather thermostat? It’s snowing in March when the daffodils are telling me its Spring! But it was one of the foodies birthday this week so we braved the icy weather and headed to Liverpool Road, Islington for a night … Continue reading

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The Chequers E17 – looks like they made it!

We’ve been eagerly waiting for the re-opening of The Chequers – a pub with history on the Walthamstow High Street. Since Kitty, the Thai chef and the crew behind the bar departed it’s been a waiting game to see what … Continue reading

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Sunday roast at the Red Lion – Leytonstone

For a treat we went for Sunday roast at the Red Lion, we’d been in all weekend as one of the foodies had a slight run in with a bath mat resulting in a trip to Whipps Cross A&E and a … Continue reading

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Leyton Technical Pop-up Pub

We’ve not been to Leyton for a while but we heard it had been spruced up and a pop-up pub for the games was now open. So we set off with a pint promised at the end of our journey. … Continue reading

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