Review Archive

  • Camden.  Home to London’s tightest jeans, most subversive t-shirts and caps that need a degree in trigonometry to angle correctly.  It’s also home to Blues Kitchen, my dining destination on […]

    Blues Kitchen, NW1

    Camden.  Home to London’s tightest jeans, most subversive t-shirts and caps that need a degree in trigonometry to angle correctly.  It’s also home to Blues Kitchen, my dining destination on […]

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  • Scottish cuisine? It’s just battered Mars bars and haggis isn’t it? Apparently not. Situated just off Trafalgar Square, the Albannach bar & restaurant specialises in British/Celtic cuisine and fortunately has […]

    Albannach, WC2

    Scottish cuisine? It’s just battered Mars bars and haggis isn’t it? Apparently not. Situated just off Trafalgar Square, the Albannach bar & restaurant specialises in British/Celtic cuisine and fortunately has […]

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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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  • 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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  • Finding a great Japanese restaurant in London isn’t difficult, but you can bet your last pound that it’s going to be pricey.  Restaurants such as Nobu and Roka have been […]

    Tsuru, SE1

    Finding a great Japanese restaurant in London isn’t difficult, but you can bet your last pound that it’s going to be pricey.  Restaurants such as Nobu and Roka have been […]

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  • 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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  • Feeling a little lost in the world of food & drink? Maybe you find yourself going round in circles trying to find somewhere to decent eat?  Let The Compass guide […]

    The Compass, N1

    Feeling a little lost in the world of food & drink? Maybe you find yourself going round in circles trying to find somewhere to decent eat?  Let The Compass guide […]

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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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  • You may have heard of a little village in Berkshire called Bray.  It’s home to a couple of restaurants called The Fat Duck and The Waterside Inn.  Apparently they’re both […]

    Boulters, SL6

    You may have heard of a little village in Berkshire called Bray.  It’s home to a couple of restaurants called The Fat Duck and The Waterside Inn.  Apparently they’re both […]

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