Hello lovely readers, I’m sorry about the long absence again, things have been quite hectic recently but I’m raring to go and have a lot of content prepared so hopefully you will enjoy reading it as much as I have been enjoying writing it.
One of the things I always wanted to write about on my blog is things to do and places to visit. I think as an expat in London I possibly appreciate it more what’s on offer than born and bred Londoners who sometimes take it all for granted. That is not to criticise them in any way, it’s just that if you’ve lived somewhere all your life maybe you see it differently.
But I love exploring new places, discovering hidden gems and making the most of what London has to offer.
Last Friday I went to see the Balenciaga exhibition at the V&A museum which I really enjoyed and would definitely recommend and after that we went for lunch at one of Coppa Club branches. I had noticed it recently when I was in the area (one of my favorite parts of London) and the Igloos outside had just been set up and I had made a mental note to visit soon. So Friday was the perfect opportunity and it turned out to be the perfect weather for it too.
First a word of warning though. These igloos are super popular and fully booked until end of January (at the time of my phone call) but they keep a couple for walk ins and you may get lucky (as we did). I booked a table inside anyway just in case and to be honest the interior is very nice and despite the place being very busy it had a nice atmosphere. The staff was very friendly and come on can you think of better views? Tower bridge is just a stone throw away and you’re right by the river so the location really couldn’t have been better.
You get chairs with furry throws that are very cosy and it feels very nice inside. It’s a bit small and for a tall person like me I’m glad I sat where I sat but that’s just a little thing. The best thing is the prices are very reasonable. We all had a sirloin steak which was around £25 (standard for London) and it was probably the most expensive thing on the menu. The food wasn’t exceptional but good enough.
Overall I really enjoyed it and will definitely go back. The igloos are there only for winter and they do a nice terrace in the summer so that’s on my list for next year. They also have other branches and I am actually visiting the one in St. Paul’s churchyard tomorrow so I will let you know how that one was.
As for my outfit, I dressed up a bit on the lower part but kept it casual with my cosy jumper. See all the links above.
Have you been to Coppa club? What did you think?
Have a stylish day.