Covent Garden Archive

  • Try to imagine a restaurant that’s a cross between the bar in Cheers and a British version of TGI Friday’s.  It’ll go something like this:- wooden seating booths , frosted […]

    Porters English Restaurant

    Try to imagine a restaurant that’s a cross between the bar in Cheers and a British version of TGI Friday’s.  It’ll go something like this:- wooden seating booths , frosted […]

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  • Despite being one of this country’s favourite takeaway meals, Chinese cookery is still a complete enigma to most of us.  With an array of weird and wonderful ingredients to choose […]

    School of Wok, WC2

    Despite being one of this country’s favourite takeaway meals, Chinese cookery is still a complete enigma to most of us.  With an array of weird and wonderful ingredients to choose […]

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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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  • Created by the people behind the highly regarded Thai restaurant group Patara, Suda takes a more specialised approach to their native cuisine by taking its influence from Siamese ‘rice bars’, […]

    Suda, WC2

    Created by the people behind the highly regarded Thai restaurant group Patara, Suda takes a more specialised approach to their native cuisine by taking its influence from Siamese ‘rice bars’, […]

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  • From the people who brought us the critically acclaimed Salt Yard and Dehesa restaurants comes Opera Tavern, their latest Mediterranean inspired culinary venture in Covent Garden.  Set in a former […]

    Opera Tavern, WC2

    From the people who brought us the critically acclaimed Salt Yard and Dehesa restaurants comes Opera Tavern, their latest Mediterranean inspired culinary venture in Covent Garden.  Set in a former […]

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  • London has its fair share of style-led restaurants, but 2010 saw nowhere more eye-catching than Kyashii; perhaps it’s location opposite Stringfellows inspired the owners of Kyashii to create a visual […]

    Kyashii, W1

    London has its fair share of style-led restaurants, but 2010 saw nowhere more eye-catching than Kyashii; perhaps it’s location opposite Stringfellows inspired the owners of Kyashii to create a visual […]

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  • Say the term ‘French restaurant’ and most of us conjure images of fine-dining establishments with weird and wonderful menus that are best suited to special occasions.  However, in Les Deux […]

    Les Deux Salons, WC2

    Say the term ‘French restaurant’ and most of us conjure images of fine-dining establishments with weird and wonderful menus that are best suited to special occasions.  However, in Les Deux […]

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  • Mention Mexican food, and most people think of rubbery, cheesy tortillas and over-seasoned chicken fajitas – so much potential, completely destroyed by Mexi-Brit chain restaurants.  But then came along Wahaca, […]

    Wahaca, Various

    Mention Mexican food, and most people think of rubbery, cheesy tortillas and over-seasoned chicken fajitas – so much potential, completely destroyed by Mexi-Brit chain restaurants.  But then came along Wahaca, […]

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  • Those of you who follow Love Food Love Drink on twitter may have noticed a post during my meal at Asia de Cuba simply stating “Omg, they serve at Lobster […]

    Asia de Cuba, WC2

    Those of you who follow Love Food Love Drink on twitter may have noticed a post during my meal at Asia de Cuba simply stating “Omg, they serve at Lobster […]

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  • So we all know that the Indian restaurant industry has successfully seen the evolution from kitsch Birmingham balti house to providing a more authentic representation of Indian food.  It now […]

    Dishoom, WC2

    So we all know that the Indian restaurant industry has successfully seen the evolution from kitsch Birmingham balti house to providing a more authentic representation of Indian food.  It now […]

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