FrenchReviews Archive

  • Most of us still associate good French restaurants with stuffy dining rooms, up-tight waiters and incomprehensible menus.  But occasionally a restaurant like La Trouvaille comes along which really shakes up […]

    La Trouvaille, W1

    Most of us still associate good French restaurants with stuffy dining rooms, up-tight waiters and incomprehensible menus.  But occasionally a restaurant like La Trouvaille comes along which really shakes up […]

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  • Pizza Hut? Check Kebab shop? Check Dodgy curry house? Check Even dodgier Chinese takeaway? Check   Sound familiar? Probably because you’ll find these and many more soulless, generic restaurants down […]

    La Barbe, RH2

    Pizza Hut? Check Kebab shop? Check Dodgy curry house? Check Even dodgier Chinese takeaway? Check   Sound familiar? Probably because you’ll find these and many more soulless, generic restaurants down […]

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  • Like most of us in the days of our childhood, I was constantly being told off by my mother for playing with my food.  Dinner wasn’t supposed to be fun […]

    Le Pont de la Tour, SE1

    Like most of us in the days of our childhood, I was constantly being told off by my mother for playing with my food.  Dinner wasn’t supposed to be fun […]

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  • Scrolling through the press reviewer’s lexicon of superlatives on Morgan M’s web site it is evident that Morgan Meunier is beloved of ‘them that know’. For the record, Morgan Meunier […]

    Morgan M, N7

    Scrolling through the press reviewer’s lexicon of superlatives on Morgan M’s web site it is evident that Morgan Meunier is beloved of ‘them that know’. For the record, Morgan Meunier […]

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  • As our wallets have fattened during the recent economic boom, so has our interest in food & drink and it’s chefs who have been amongst the biggest beneficiaries.  These most […]

    Pearl, WC1

    As our wallets have fattened during the recent economic boom, so has our interest in food & drink and it’s chefs who have been amongst the biggest beneficiaries.  These most […]

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  • It’s safe to say that the world of top-end cuisine has firmly moved into the realms of art.  As with most modern art, it’s no longer just a purely visual […]

    Galvin at Windows, W1

    It’s safe to say that the world of top-end cuisine has firmly moved into the realms of art.  As with most modern art, it’s no longer just a purely visual […]

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  • Google Maps, Multimap, satellite navigation… you’d think that in this day and age of advance mapping, one would be able to find a restaurant in the middle of East London.  […]

    Le Bouchon Breton, E1

    Google Maps, Multimap, satellite navigation… you’d think that in this day and age of advance mapping, one would be able to find a restaurant in the middle of East London.  […]

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  • You want to get the LFLD team salivating? Give us good quality ingredients well cooked. As we may have mentioned once or twice before, you don’t need bells, whistles and […]

    Aubaine, W1 & SW3

    You want to get the LFLD team salivating? Give us good quality ingredients well cooked. As we may have mentioned once or twice before, you don’t need bells, whistles and […]

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  • A French restaurant in Covent Garden? It has to be a tourist trap. In fact, Mon Plaisir is anything but. It’s the oldest French restaurant in London – it dates […]

    Mon Plaisir, WC2

    A French restaurant in Covent Garden? It has to be a tourist trap. In fact, Mon Plaisir is anything but. It’s the oldest French restaurant in London – it dates […]

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  • Intent on combining opera and food, this Parisian export ensures there will be no awkward silences during your meal!   Following the success of two Bel Canto’s in Paris, their […]

    Bel Canto, EC3

    Intent on combining opera and food, this Parisian export ensures there will be no awkward silences during your meal!   Following the success of two Bel Canto’s in Paris, their […]

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