W8 Archive

  • A serious wine list has become a pre-requisite for any restaurant or bar with the slightest aspirations of achieving credibility.  The starting point seems to around 40 varietals, but it’s […]

    The Kensington Wine Rooms, W8

    A serious wine list has become a pre-requisite for any restaurant or bar with the slightest aspirations of achieving credibility.  The starting point seems to around 40 varietals, but it’s […]

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  • If there was ever a venue that was perfectly suited to the glitz and glamour of Kensington then surely it’s got to be Kensington Roof Gardens.  Owned by uber-rich Richard […]

    Babylon, W8

    If there was ever a venue that was perfectly suited to the glitz and glamour of Kensington then surely it’s got to be Kensington Roof Gardens.  Owned by uber-rich Richard […]

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  • The ratio of rubbish to good Chinese restaurants in the UK is truly one of the biggest crimes of our restaurant industry.  Thousands of years worth of heritage and dedication […]

    Min Jiang, W8

    The ratio of rubbish to good Chinese restaurants in the UK is truly one of the biggest crimes of our restaurant industry.  Thousands of years worth of heritage and dedication […]

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  • As a child of the 80’s, I have recently found myself saying “they don’t make ‘em like they used to” far more than I think I should.  Whether it’s cars […]

    Park Terrace, W8

    As a child of the 80’s, I have recently found myself saying “they don’t make ‘em like they used to” far more than I think I should.  Whether it’s cars […]

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  • If there are two words we currently hate – together that is, we quite like them individually – it has to be ‘credit crunch’. Keep going on about it and […]

    Launceston Place, W8

    If there are two words we currently hate – together that is, we quite like them individually – it has to be ‘credit crunch’. Keep going on about it and […]

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