Mayfair Archive

  • We often hear the term ‘Modern British Food’ casually bandied around, but to my mind, I don’t really know what this means.  At best, I’d say was traditional British dishes, […]

    Benares, W1

    We often hear the term ‘Modern British Food’ casually bandied around, but to my mind, I don’t really know what this means.  At best, I’d say was traditional British dishes, […]

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  • London’s Japanese restaurants have become the cuisine of choice for the modern day celebrity.  It’s a game of numbers really – you only need to be seen ‘falling out’ of […]

    Sumosan, W1

    London’s Japanese restaurants have become the cuisine of choice for the modern day celebrity.  It’s a game of numbers really – you only need to be seen ‘falling out’ of […]

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  • From its inception by Giovanni Quaglino in 1929 to its reinvention by Terence Conran in 1991, Quaglino’s has always been a place to impress and be seen.  OK, so it’s […]

    Quaglino’s, W1

    From its inception by Giovanni Quaglino in 1929 to its reinvention by Terence Conran in 1991, Quaglino’s has always been a place to impress and be seen.  OK, so it’s […]

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  • Whilst many of his contemporary so-called ‘celeb chefs’ have been running creating failing empires, it’s telling that Theo Randall can be seen most nights sweating it out in his one […]

    Theo Randall @ The Intercontinental, W1

    Whilst many of his contemporary so-called ‘celeb chefs’ have been running creating failing empires, it’s telling that Theo Randall can be seen most nights sweating it out in his one […]

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  • The Indian restaurant scene has really re-invented itself over recent years, with the biggest change being the proliferation of restaurants promising ‘nouvelle Indian cuisine’.  I’ve seen everything from English breakfast […]

    Tamarind, W1

    The Indian restaurant scene has really re-invented itself over recent years, with the biggest change being the proliferation of restaurants promising ‘nouvelle Indian cuisine’.  I’ve seen everything from English breakfast […]

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  • Mention the words ‘Mayfair’ and ‘celeb hangout’ and most of us would either run a mile or charge towards it like a bull to a Spanish bloke in silly clothes.  […]

    Mews of Mayfair, W1

    Mention the words ‘Mayfair’ and ‘celeb hangout’ and most of us would either run a mile or charge towards it like a bull to a Spanish bloke in silly clothes.  […]

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  • Situated a stone’s throw from St James’ Palace, Just St James features a dining room perfectly suited to its grandiose postcode.  Ornate chandeliers, old school balconies and an elaborate spiral […]

    Just St. James, SW1

    Situated a stone’s throw from St James’ Palace, Just St James features a dining room perfectly suited to its grandiose postcode.  Ornate chandeliers, old school balconies and an elaborate spiral […]

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  • Heston and his advocates have firmly established that food and science can work to match the best of the traditional recipes.  Whether it’s the emergence of foam as a legitimate […]

    Time and Space, W1

    Heston and his advocates have firmly established that food and science can work to match the best of the traditional recipes.  Whether it’s the emergence of foam as a legitimate […]

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