All posts tagged: soho cafe

Foxcroft and Ginger, Soho

Is this the best coffee in London? It’s definitely a contender! Foxcroft and Ginger is part of the growing number of coffee shops in London serving lip smackingly good Monmouth coffee – hallelujah!! I must add that they also serve a great range of freshly baked cakes and pastries, plus delectable sandwiches (some toasted). Tea and coffee is served in cute china cups and there is even an old fashioned mangle table that they put the cakes on – I particularly like this. Water bottles are old milk bottles with vintage prints and there is a display of ready bagged Monmouth coffee to purchase for take away. This time I had a Flat White, which is literally to die for – smooth and creamy. I also purchased the French Toast with Ham and Cheese. It arrived at the table toasted with a drizzle of honey. Great touch. My friend got a Cappuccino which came in a tall ceramic ‘plastic cup’. I first saw these a few years ago and instantly fell in love with them. …

Princi, Soho

Princi is one of those places that I go quite often but never think to write a blog post about – and I really don’t know why. This place deserves praise so after my latest visit on Friday, I have decided to give it some. Situated in my favourite area of London, Soho, Princi is the brainchild of Alan Yau, also known for extremely popular Busaba Eathai, Wagamama, Hakkasan, Yauatcha, Sake No Hana and Cha Cha Moon. In fact, one of my favourite ‘cheap eat’s’ restaurants in London is Busaba Eathai – a more upmarket version of Wagamama, serving fusion Thai food that you can get no where else. The Calamari is to die for and each dish oozes flavour – my favourirtes are Ginger Beef, Pat King Talay (a sea food dish) and simple Noodles with Smoked Chicken and Chinese Brocolli. The Chinese Brocilli side is also an absolutel winner. But I’m not here to talk about Busaba, yet another frequently visited restaurant that I haven’t written about yet, I’m here to talk about …