Japan saved the best for last for our trip. Our very last day in Kyoto (and indeed, in Japan) was a melting pot of different experiences - most of which you'd never find in a guidebook.
When My Neighbours the Dumplings opened up a five minute walk from my flat, I knew it was trouble. Originally marred by a series of delays in getting their fixtures ready for the opening night, they are now beyond busy any night of the week.
What is this witchcraft? It's the amazing little casual spot in Clapton that serves incredibly creative & scrumptious brunches and Sunday roasts CONSISTENTLY to high quality.
Pair that with a great vibe & awesome cocktails and you're on to something.