Bonds Bar and Restaurant

    5 Threadneedle Street, Bank, London, EC4R 8AY

    Because Bonds is attached to Threadneedle Hotel, unusually for the City it stays open seven days a week, and has changed weekend opening hours from noon – 8pm to the altogether more civilised 4pm-11pm. The huge pillars echo those of … Continue reading

    Essence Tapas Bar

    2-5 Carthusian Street, London, EC1M 6EB

    Come the evening, this Smithfields bar is as fiery as a Latin lover, and indeed a request for a caipirinha had our bartender fondly reminiscing of sharing such a tipple with a Brazilian chap on a sun-drenched beach. Looking around, … Continue reading