Reviews and contributions written by Jane Venables
Mint Leaf Lounge, City of London (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you need to know about Mint Leaf Lounge: 1) “London hidden gem” may be somewhat of a cliché when it comes...”
Jane Venables, Fluid London reviewer 15 Jan 18}
Foxlow Soho, Soho (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about Foxlow Soho: 1) Wade through the crowds of tourists near Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square, and just two or three streets away discover Foxlow Soho restaurant, and escape...”
Jane Venables, Fluid London reviewer 09 Nov 17}
Shanes on Canalside, Hackney (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about Shanes on Canalside: 1) Ignore the rather bland office blocks of Here East in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park near Stratford and head down down the water. Discover a real...”
Jane Venables, Fluid London reviewer 16 May 17}
A Very Vegan New Year to You!
Veganism has suddenly become fashionable again, no longer considered exclusively for sandal wearing hippies, and everyone is getting in on the act including some of the capitals top chefs such as Yottam Ottonlenghi and Bruni Loubet.chickpea coronation 13/01/2018
Best Apres Ski Bars and Winter Terraces in London
London kicks off the festive season in style with a whole host of fabulous winter playgrounds, après-ski bars and festive pop-ups to check out. Whether you want to cosy up in a private igloo, ice skate on a rooftop or knock back mulled wine in an enchanted forest, London has got this winter well and truly covered. 03/11/2017
London Restaurant Festival 2017 – 1st-31st October
It seems hard to believe that the annual culinary event that is the brilliant London Restaurant Festival is now in its 9th year. This exciting annual event is one of our favourites on the London restaurant calendar, with the opportunity to dine in some of the capital's finest restaurants at a snip of the price. 23/09/2017
Its BeGINning to Look a Lot Like Summer (and we're not talking about the weather)!
Gin has made a huge comeback over the last few years and this summer, London's bars and restaurants have jumped onto the Gin bandwagon in their droves. Fluid London finds out what all the fuss is about. 27/07/2017
Sunday Brunch Indian style at Mint Leaf!
If you're wondering where to eat on a Sunday in Piccadilly, head to Mint Leaf Restaurant's amazing five course Sunday Bottomless Brunch and enjoy a veritable feast of flavour. 13/07/2017
Outdoor Screens and Al Fresco Pop-Ups as London Gears Up for the Summer
Just a couple of days of hot summer sunshine and we're all in the mood for good times. Lucky for us, London is filled with rooftop bars, pub gardens, riverside terraces and outdoor screens, 01/06/2017
We Just Can't Get Enough of Hackney Wick!
Hackney Wick reveals it's hidden gems with some pretty fine bars and restaurants to work your way through. Excited? You should be! 31/03/2017
Eat your way around London's Markets with Fluid London!
London's markets are a hub for great dining with countless fanatsic restaurants to check out in their vicinity. Fluid London take a closer look at four of London's big markets (Camden, Portobello, Borough and Old Spitalfields) to see what's cooking nearby. 05/03/2017
Raise a Glass, Dry January is Well and Truly Over!
Dry January, Blue Monday, the heart of winter. They're all over, at least till next year. In the meantime - cheers! 15/02/2017
It's all happening over in the East!
The East Village in Stratford has been transformed into a slick new development with some great bars and restaurants to check out. 01/02/2017