EastReviews Archive

  • Having worked their combined chef whites off to create some of London’s best fine dining restaurants, Café de Luxe offers an altogether different proposition from what the brothers Galvin have […]

    Galvin A Vin, E1

    Having worked their combined chef whites off to create some of London’s best fine dining restaurants, Café de Luxe offers an altogether different proposition from what the brothers Galvin have […]

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  • We all know that you can find cuisine from almost anywhere in the world in London.  The food of some nations will never really travel beyond a single restaurant due […]

    Viet Grill, EC2

    We all know that you can find cuisine from almost anywhere in the world in London.  The food of some nations will never really travel beyond a single restaurant due […]

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  • As a nation of food obsessives, sometimes it’s easy to forget that dining out is as much about the social experience as it is about the food we eat.  Great […]

    The Brickhouse, E1

    As a nation of food obsessives, sometimes it’s easy to forget that dining out is as much about the social experience as it is about the food we eat.  Great […]

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  • Our food consumption habits are generally seen as one of the key indicators of the country’s economic state of affairs.  Our recent period of prosperity has pretty much been typified […]

    the parlour bar, E14

    Our food consumption habits are generally seen as one of the key indicators of the country’s economic state of affairs.  Our recent period of prosperity has pretty much been typified […]

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  • Despite a recent increase in affordable restaurants in the British/European sector, finding a good one still requires careful research if one is to avoid microwaved hunter’s chicken and char-burnt steaks.  […]

    Mien Tay, SW11 & E2

    Despite a recent increase in affordable restaurants in the British/European sector, finding a good one still requires careful research if one is to avoid microwaved hunter’s chicken and char-burnt steaks.  […]

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  • Having opened with a blaze of glory in 2004, it’s great to see The Gun is still showing the way to so many young pretenders in the gastro-pub world.  But, […]

    The Gun, E14

    Having opened with a blaze of glory in 2004, it’s great to see The Gun is still showing the way to so many young pretenders in the gastro-pub world.  But, […]

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  •   The Farm Collective promises to provide farm fresh, premium quality food direct to the capital which has been locally sourced from the nations’ finest small farms and suppliers.  Hot […]

    Farm Collective, EC1

      The Farm Collective promises to provide farm fresh, premium quality food direct to the capital which has been locally sourced from the nations’ finest small farms and suppliers.  Hot […]

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  • When the gastropub concept was first thrust upon us, many of us where confused as to what to make of them.  It was a case of trousers or jeans? A […]

    The Crown, E3

    When the gastropub concept was first thrust upon us, many of us where confused as to what to make of them.  It was a case of trousers or jeans? A […]

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  • To think of this place as a typical canteen is like referring to Harrods as a grocery store; British modesty at its best.  My first experience of Canteen followed numerous […]

    Canteen, various locations

    To think of this place as a typical canteen is like referring to Harrods as a grocery store; British modesty at its best.  My first experience of Canteen followed numerous […]

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  • The Indian restaurant scene is a funny old industry.  After decades of faux Indian food designed in Birmingham for the British palette, we now have a boat load of restaurants […]

    Mirch Masala, various locations

    The Indian restaurant scene is a funny old industry.  After decades of faux Indian food designed in Birmingham for the British palette, we now have a boat load of restaurants […]

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