Funky Falafel

Westgate Street, Gloucester every Friday also at Stroud Farmers Market on a Saturday. Many thanks to Miss J for this review! It was an hour after having had a mediocre lunch that I spotted the Funky Falafel stall at the Friday Farmer's Market in  Gloucester. I assessed my fullness and concluded that it would not... Continue Reading →

Eat out to help out

We at ratemyfalafel.com have done our bit to rebuild Britain post lock down by selflessly chowing down on half price food for the past few weeks. I know, where's the clapping for me, eh? To be quite honest the food has been sub par - a really lack lustre selection of falafel and pasties have... Continue Reading →

Vegan bite

Vegan Bite Thank you to this week's guest reviewer Old Father Thames (not real name). If you have a different perspective on Greggs Steak Bake, please let us know at Ratemyfalafel@gmail.com It seems easy to stay the same, stick to what you know and be happily stuck in your ways. But it’s no good –... Continue Reading →

Border Force Falafel

Border Force Falafel. By guest blogger Marie la vie @ planteatingposts (Instagram) A sour mood and sluggish appetite can often be remedied by the appearance of a falafel vendor in my long experience.In this instance, the vendor was a big blue double decker – “The Big Greek Bus”, parked on Folkestone harbour, and selling take... Continue Reading →

Eat Falafel at Home. Control the Hunger. Save Money.

Many thanks to guest reviewer James Brown for this post! Britain in 2020*: it’s like a jungle out there. You’re trying to keep your distance but everyone around you is having street parties, beach parties, clapping manically on their doorsteps,or testing their eyesight in popular tourist destinations. Sure, you could get takeaway but isn’t it... Continue Reading →

Always be prepared

'Always be prepared', that's my motto. So why wasn't I? It was a thought I'd come back to again and again over the lockdown period. Why didn't I prepare? When Covid 19 hit I had no frozen falafel in the freezer, no dried chickpeas, a few scant tins which were to soon run out. I... Continue Reading →

Falafel firsts

Tis a proud day for any parent when their little ones takes their first... Bite of falafel. I'd been waiting impatiently for our baby to be ready to eat solid food and decided that on his 6 month birthday we would give him his first foray into the world of fried chickpeas. I was nervous.... Continue Reading →

Falafel in the time of corona virus

By anonymous. N. B this was written BEFORE the outbreak in Spain and subsequent lock down in all European countries. Stay tuned for quarantine falafel updates next week. After yet another sodden, freezing and windy week in London (storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge had visited) combined with toilet-paper hoarding Coronavirus mass panic, I boarded an... Continue Reading →

All you can eat falafel

'I never thought I'd say it, but they give you far too much falafel' my friend uttered sadly, looking at his still half full plate. The rest of us nodded grimly, fixated on finishing our portions. None of us could bear the thought of leaving falafel or other mezze on our plates, unfinished. The waste... Continue Reading →

Falafel, fish crests and lambs liver

Many thanks to 'old father thames' for this guest review. I am working in Hampton Wick, which although is in Greater London takes 2 hours to get to from my North London lair. So, I stay over one night a week. During the long evenings away from my beloved, my mind turns to nosh and... Continue Reading →

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