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Post image for Shaka Zulu: The Spirit of the Rainbow Nation in the Heart of London

On a recent trip to the big city, Louise (a fellow tastecard team bod) and I made a dinner reservation at the iconic Shaka Zulu restaurant and bar in Camden. This South Africa restaurant promises to bring a taste of Africa to Britain and at first look its menu was true to its claims. With [...]

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Two of the tastecard team visit Shaka Zulu in Camden for a South African experience...

Post image for Kettner’s: A Legendary Soho Venue

Finding myself with a free evening during a visit to the big smoke for a conference, I decided to balance out all the work with a bit of play and meet a friend for dinner at Kettners in Soho. Kettners is a beautiful venue first opened by Auguste Kettner in 1867. Kettner himself bore an [...]

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chinese cricket club prawns

Kung Hei Fat Choy!! Chinese New Year was a rather fancy affair this year as my companions and I opted for a feast at the Chinese Cricket Club located in Blackfriars, City of London. Despite the three of us working on the doorstep of China Town in Leicester Square, we decided to shy away from [...]

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Michel roux jr

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Everywhere you go. Especially in Tobacco Dock which was taken over this weekend for the annual Taste of Christmas festival. I had wondered why they had moved from the venue of last year, Excel. All became clear when I watched the news yesterday morning and saw that [...]

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strada seafood linguine

A recent visit to Strada Italian restaurant in Chelmsford with two of my friends made me realise that it is possible to eat healthily and inexpensively. Now before you start telling me off – we DID have dessert. Everyone deserves a treat every so often, right? Most would assume that Italian food is all about [...]

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