Sutton & Sons, London

I absolutely love a good old fish and chips. Sutton & Sons is one of the best I have ever had and let me tell you why. They have three branches: Stoke Newington, Islington and Hackney. I visited their Islington branch, which has a casual and laid-back vibe to the restaurant. To start, I tried their 1/2 Dozen Irish Rock Oysters (£8.95) upon recommendation by the wonderful hostess, Arianna. They were salty and sweet with a light and tangy after taste. They were extremely fresh

Neo Bistro, London

Neo Bistro was just opened in June by Alex Harper from the Harwood Arms and Mark Jarvis from Anglo. They took their technique and skills to a more informal setting here at Neo Bistro. The atmosphere was relaxed and minimalistic, not overly fussy or stuffy. We sat down and ordered a few cocktails to start off our journey into this new movement. The Mezcal Margherita (£9) was a beautiful sight to behold and a wonderfully strong drink. The rim was garnished with dried hisbiscus