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london at christmas - report/photos


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Restaurants & Bars U.K./Ireland Christmas

london at christmas - report/photos

mrnyc | | Jan 3, 2009 08:38 AM

lets get right down to business shall we? ;)

christmas day afternoon tea service at brown's hotel
charming, a must do for couples!

CANTEEN in the redeveloped spitalfields market

we shared a cashel blue, chicory, pear and hazelnut salad to start
tasty but sorry no pic

CANTEEN lamb roast special w/ greens & lamb fat roasted potatos
was delicious

CANTEEN haddock cake & mushy peas special
super for the cold weather

portobello road treat cart
tip top treats

portobello road butchershop

THE COW fish stew, rouille & croutons +
the scallops, black pudding & whipped cauliflower special
both fantastic - best meal of the trip

THE COW cheese plate of british cheeses - stilton & cheddar,
chutney & oat cakes

a peek in neal's yard cheeseshop in covent garden

harrod's foodcourt
on the madhouse post-xmas/boxing sales day-ugh!
we grabbed some sandwiches for later at the hotel, they were just ok

harried tea salesperson at harrod's :0

hearty plates of sausages and shepherd's pie at THE NAG'S HEAD PUB
fine & filling

we had a couple nice inexpensive full british breakfasts on touristy museum street in bloomsbury next to our hotel -- no pics but hats off to them too.

overall it was zero celsius the whole time, so it was cold walking around & of course many things were closed, but as you can see we still managed to eat well and we had a nice time -- thx london!

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