Review Archive

  • Centuries of mastering the art of perfectly cooking large slabs of meat, producing the crispest and fluffiest roast potatoes and smuggling a few suspicious looking greens into the mix have […]

    Roast, SE1

    Centuries of mastering the art of perfectly cooking large slabs of meat, producing the crispest and fluffiest roast potatoes and smuggling a few suspicious looking greens into the mix have […]

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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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  • London’s dining scene is more diverse and innovative than it has ever been before.  New upstarts with their increasingly quirky ideas seem to be opening on a daily basis, each […]

    L’Etranger, SW7

    London’s dining scene is more diverse and innovative than it has ever been before.  New upstarts with their increasingly quirky ideas seem to be opening on a daily basis, each […]

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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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  • If I was going to put my money on London’s next big restaurant trend, it would have to be Vietnamese.   The scene has been bubbling away for a while, quietly […]

    Pho, Various Locations

    If I was going to put my money on London’s next big restaurant trend, it would have to be Vietnamese.   The scene has been bubbling away for a while, quietly […]

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  • Gordon Ramsay may now be more (in)famous for his out-of-kitchen antics than the dazzling cooking skills that earned him his place in the spotlight, but there’s no doubting Gordon’s ability […]

    Petrus, SW1

    Gordon Ramsay may now be more (in)famous for his out-of-kitchen antics than the dazzling cooking skills that earned him his place in the spotlight, but there’s no doubting Gordon’s ability […]

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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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  • Celebrity favourites’ have a tendency to be all show and no-go, so it’s with some caution that we visit these restaurants.  After a while, though, the quality has to shine […]

    Nozomi, SW3

    Celebrity favourites’ have a tendency to be all show and no-go, so it’s with some caution that we visit these restaurants.  After a while, though, the quality has to shine […]

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  • I believe there’s a line in Cocktail where someone says of Tom Cruise’s character: “Guys want to be him and the girls want to be with him”.  Head on down […]

    Lonsdale Bar & Kitchen, W11

    I believe there’s a line in Cocktail where someone says of Tom Cruise’s character: “Guys want to be him and the girls want to be with him”.  Head on down […]

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  • As the economy has boomed, the foodie world has largely become influenced by style over substance.  We’ve all been wowed by a ‘pithivier of this’, ‘foam of that’ and ‘tasting’ […]

    The Avalon, SW12

    As the economy has boomed, the foodie world has largely become influenced by style over substance.  We’ve all been wowed by a ‘pithivier of this’, ‘foam of that’ and ‘tasting’ […]

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