A trip down memory lane|Cafe Mamma

When I was a little girl nearly every Saturday my mum, my older sister and I would stroll into town and do a spot of shopping before ending the day by meeting up with my dad at Cafe Mamma for dinner. It was a family hang out spot and I was super sad when it closed down; but much to my delight this gorgeous Italian restaurant has re-opened in Kew. The parents and I couldn’t wait to re-visit and we were not disappointed.

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It still had the washing hanging up like it used to all those years ago and that true Italian spirit.

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I kicked my meal off with a good old cocktail a San Petro – Gin, sweet vermouth, campari and triple sec with orange juice.

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I had my first ever taste of calamari at the old Cafe Mamma so it only seemed right to have it as my starter at the new place.

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Linguine tutto mare for my mains and oh my this was crammed full of seafood not just a few prawns and mussels with pasta this was chockerblock with seafood yummies.

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Somehow I managed to cram in a tiramisu for dessert not sure how I did it but I am glad I did.

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Dress – ASOS|Hat – H&M|Shoes – Primark.

For more details on my outfit check out the OOTD I posted.

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If you want good honest Italian food in England then this is the place to go I couldn’t be happier that this little gem is back.


For bookings and menu’s click here.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Seawise Camden

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I’ve been wanting to tell you all about this gem since I discovered it but I also want to keep it my little secret because table space is limited! WARNING if you don’t like seafood then don’t go here because its literally seafood and more seafood.

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A and I hadn’t seen each other for a good month so decided it was time for a good old chit chat before she jets off on holiday, both of us were craving seafood and whilst trawling the internet discovered this little gem SeaWise in Camden. Now normally I am a Central London type of a girl – you know Covent Garden, Picadilly etc but I was excited to go a little further a field.

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We arrived after getting a little lost-it’s within Camden stables and were welcomed into a little wooden shack of wonder that was bustling with people and mouth watering food. I suggest booking you can do so online. We were seated and after a few giggles with the waiter were left to peruse the menu which was filled with promise.

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We shared starters which although they look plain were so tasty. Calamari with tartar sauce and Bang Bang prawns. The Bang Bang prawns were new to us and omgosh I could have eaten a whole platter to myself; the perfect mix of spices, crunchy batter and meaty prawns and the calamari well you can’t really go wrong with calamari.

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Again we shared main courses because we just couldn’t decide on just one dish each. A picked the dressed crab with salad and I picked garlic lobster tail with chips. Everything is fresh, its bought that morning at the market and you can really tell when you taste the food; it’s simple but delicious. The crab was fantastic, it’s a cold dish and really refreshing in the summer with its colourful salad. The lobster tail was, well I really have no words it was so good. Just meaty, lobstery yumminess, like I said no words.

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After paying our very reasonable tab -I don’t like discussing money but two courses of fresh seafood and two alcoholic drinks was around £25.00 each BARGAIN. We bumped into this little fellow outside the restaurant his name is Rascal and he is a French Bulldog and Pug cross. SeaWise is the perfect place for either a quick snack or a full on dinner, everything is fresh and cooked to order but what makes this place is the staff literally the friendliest people I have ever met in a restaurant.

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Skirt – H&M|Vest- ASOS|Cardigan – H&M|Sunglasses – H&M|Shoes – Lacoste

For those of you more interested in fashion than food here is what I wore its a pretty non fussy outfit but I am just in love with the blue of the skirt its perfect for summer.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO