Falafel and half price red wine equals a good time at Giraffe, Southbank…

Things I liked about today…

…knowing I get to spend the day with my mum…

…having breakfast with my mum…

…shopping with my mum…

…walking in the sunshine through London on a bright blue sky filled spring day with my mum…

…coffee and cake with my mum…

…chatting about everything important and nothing important with my mum…

…having dinner with my mum and my sister…

…enjoying a half price bottle of red wine with my mum and my sister…

…gorging on deluxe falafel burgers with grilled pepper, hummus, beetroot, rocket, halloumi, tzatziki & harissa with my mum and my sister…

…sharing frozen yoghurt with with crushed nuts & orange blossom honey with my mum and my sister…

…finding, in Giraffe at Southbank, a very reasonable, friendly spot for a low key dinner with unexpectedly superb service and good food…

…with my mum and my sister.

Today was awesome.

Very cheap, very cheerful and very ‘please sir I want some more’ at Adriana II, Kilburn…

I found out about this place from a friend. A good friend. A great friend. And frankly, after eating at Adriana II, she is now a wonderful friend.

This Afghan restaurant boasts two locations – Kilburn and New York City. Well honestly I wouldn’t care where they were…I would go a looooong way for food this ‘stuff-it-into-your-mouth’ delicious in a setting that is warm, inviting and relaxed and with a welcome that is utterly sincere and genuine. Plus, it’s BYOB. Yep. It’s really got that much going for it and thankfully, it delivers on every count. Read More