Just in case you needed any more of an excuse to visit the capital’s parks this summer.
The Ivy Cafe, Blackheath
This particular Ivy location, right on the heath and a short walk to Greenwich Park, makes lunch on the patio awfully enticing. Locals were crying out for a new local, reliable haunt and, last year, they got it – when seeking a table, that’s who you’re up against.
This being a multi-storey paean to food and drink, head upstairs to Hide Above and tackle the tasting menu in the modern dining room overlooking Green Park. Expect dishes like Cornish lobster baked in fig leaves and tempura gilthead bream.
The Old Bull & Bush, Hampstead
You know a pub’s famous when it has its own Wikipedia page. The Old Bull & Bush dishes out gastropub fare beside Golders Hill park and, more notably, is a short stumble to Hampstead Heath.Continue Reading