All posts tagged: restaurants in south london

Dinner at Plot, Broadway Market Tooting

I’m always so excited by new restaurant openings in Tooting. At the weekend it’s great not to have to trek into Central London to get awesome food and so having an even greater selection of restaurants and cuisines on your doorstep is a bonus. I recently came across a new opening called Plot on Twitter and managed to get a table on the opening weekend earlier this month. Well, I say table, more like two seats. We arrived at Broadway Marketing and found the new restaurant with a very cool layout – a nice marble-topped bar with stool seating around it, and gas heaters keeping people warm, because it was bloody cold in that market, despite being indoors! On the other side of the worktop was the whole restaurant – a small kitchen area with everything being cooked on display, an area for prep/plating and a bar. The menu is equally compact, but hey they say good things come in small packages. And that’s certainly the case at Plot! The restaurant was opened by cousins …

Lunch at Dip & Flip, Tooting

When Tim and I saw that there was a Dip & Flip opening near us in Tooting, I was seriously excited! I’d been to similar restaurants during previous work trips to America and the concept is amazing – burgers and sandwiches dipped in gravy! There’s a full description of the difference between a ‘dip’, a ‘flip’ and a ‘dip and flip’ on their website here. Dip & Flip roast carefully sourced beef bones to a rich golden brown and then simmer them with organic vegetables and herbs. Roasting juices from the bottom of the pan are added to the broth along with a few other ‘little beefy secrets’. The restaurant is already located in Battersea and Wimbledon, and the new branch opened this weekend in Tooting, so we had to be one of the first to try it out! The restaurant is fairly casual and laid back in design, with cute wooden ‘school-style’ chairs and American-style art on the walls, with waiter service (all of the staff were really friendly and the place definitely had an opening weekend …