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The Vintage Guide To London | February 24, 2018

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Food & Drink - 6/9 - The Vintage Guide To London

London’s best vintage restaurants,cafes and bars

Art Deco Afternoon Tea at the Park Lane Hotel

June 3, 2011 |

Henry James once said ‘there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.’ There is certainly no-one more dedicated than Rebecca McWattie – here’s her review of a very Twenties afternoon tea at the Park Lane Hotel.
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Get lucky at all-American Fifties diner

May 14, 2011 |

Step back to the Fifties over a burger and milkshake at all-American treat Lucky Seven.
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Retro eats: Mikes Cafe

May 1, 2011 |

This bustling café just off Portobello Road is a great place to be the morning after the night before.
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Fifties formica glory: Bar Italia

April 25, 2011 |

Founded in 1949, Bar Italia was one of the first Italian coffee bars in Soho, perhaps even the first as claimed by some.
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The Prohibition speakeasy: Positively 4th Street

April 17, 2011 |

Updated: this bar has now closed down

Situated five minutes from Warren Street Tube station, Positively 4th Street takes you back to the old Prohibition days of Thirties America. Heavily influenced by Art Deco with a subtle touch of Japanese culture, this bar offers … Read More

Traditional gelati: Marine Ices

March 28, 2011 |

Run for generations by the same Italian family, who opened their first business in 1928, Marine Ices in Chalk Farm is a proper continental ice-cream parlour with the classic Fifties exterior to proof its long-standing popularity.

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