20-30 Archive

  • Look at any decent pub food menu and you will see a clear trend towards great British classics, with sausage rolls, Scotch eggs and roast dinners taking pride of place.  […]

    The Fat of the Land, W1

    Look at any decent pub food menu and you will see a clear trend towards great British classics, with sausage rolls, Scotch eggs and roast dinners taking pride of place.  […]

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  • Named after Barcelona’s famous food market, Boqueria has been born out of a desire to showcase the very best of Spain. Opened by Barcelona-born Jaime Armenter, the bar and restaurant […]

    Boqueria, SW2

    Named after Barcelona’s famous food market, Boqueria has been born out of a desire to showcase the very best of Spain. Opened by Barcelona-born Jaime Armenter, the bar and restaurant […]

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  • It’s well publicised that the British pub industry has been going through a torrid time of late, particularly with so many closures and many of the major chains in all […]

    Three Oaks, SL9

    It’s well publicised that the British pub industry has been going through a torrid time of late, particularly with so many closures and many of the major chains in all […]

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  • Having launched to widespread critical acclaim back in 2005, Bedford & Strand has managed the enviable trick of keeping a low-profile whilst still remaining popular amongst those in the know, […]

    Bedford & Strand, WC2

    Having launched to widespread critical acclaim back in 2005, Bedford & Strand has managed the enviable trick of keeping a low-profile whilst still remaining popular amongst those in the know, […]

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  • Housed in an elegant Georgian town-house and styled with colonial French-Vietnamese inspired furnishings, Bam-Bou’s unique offering has seen it firmly establish itself as a favourite amongst the glut of restaurants […]

    Bam-Bou, W1

    Housed in an elegant Georgian town-house and styled with colonial French-Vietnamese inspired furnishings, Bam-Bou’s unique offering has seen it firmly establish itself as a favourite amongst the glut of restaurants […]

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  • This restaurant has it all. Checked tablecloths with matching floor, mirrors with funky frames, a slightly snotty manager and Coq au Vin on the menu. None of this fusion, modern, […]

    Ma Cuisine, TW9

    This restaurant has it all. Checked tablecloths with matching floor, mirrors with funky frames, a slightly snotty manager and Coq au Vin on the menu. None of this fusion, modern, […]

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  • In the greenest corner of South East London, The Rosendale in West Dulwich has been reborn courtesy of peranial pub-upgrade specialists, Renaissance Pubs.  With other pubs in their impressive portfolio […]

    The Rosendale, SE21

    In the greenest corner of South East London, The Rosendale in West Dulwich has been reborn courtesy of peranial pub-upgrade specialists, Renaissance Pubs.  With other pubs in their impressive portfolio […]

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  • The credit crunch was meant to spell doom and annihilation for our restaurants; people would no longer have any money to dine out and we would apparently be resigned to […]

    Bistro du Vin, W1 & EC1

    The credit crunch was meant to spell doom and annihilation for our restaurants; people would no longer have any money to dine out and we would apparently be resigned to […]

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  • Take a look at the Laughing Gravy’s website and the blurb suggests that it is ‘London’s best kept secret’. Expecting this to be a euphemism for ‘generally empty’, I was […]

    Laughing Gravy, SE1

    Take a look at the Laughing Gravy’s website and the blurb suggests that it is ‘London’s best kept secret’. Expecting this to be a euphemism for ‘generally empty’, I was […]

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  • Kentish Town is a place most visited by non-residents for gigs at the HMV Forum, so there’s always a regular influx of young music fans visiting to see acts such […]

    Kentish Canteen, NW5

    Kentish Town is a place most visited by non-residents for gigs at the HMV Forum, so there’s always a regular influx of young music fans visiting to see acts such […]

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