Clipstone (Fitzrovia) Review – Portland’s little sister

If you have read my previous ramblings then you’d know that I’m a huge endorser of Portland Restaurant so when I found out that owners Will Lander and Daniel Morgenthau opened new sister restaurant Clipstone, a 52 seater on neighbouring Clipstone Street, I had to visit. They…

Gastro Day – Bao Fitzrovia, Tombo and Okan – a day of food

From a 6 seat market shack to a roaring success in Soho and now a 3rd instalment in Fitzrovia, whatever next hey? I’ve visited their Soho restaurant just the once and although the food was delicious, (I get why it’s so popular) I couldn’t see…

Piquet – Review (Fitzrovia) Another one bites the dust

Piquet was the name of Allan Pickett’s no gimmicks French inspired London restaurant. He collaborates with Bodeans founder Andre Blais to open the basement restaurant on the Tottenham Court Road side of Newman Street often associated with knock-off phone shops and Primark. What I love…

Fino – Review (Fitzrovia) One door shuts many others open

I figured it to be a good way to end 2015’s postings on the defunct Fino which closed this year too. So the purpose of this write-up is 2 fold, to say goodbye to a staggeringly good restaurant and to pledge that it’s not really…

Portland Restaurant – Review (Fitzrovia) Michelin got it right

Portland Restaurant was opened in January 2015 by Will Lander who co-owns The Quality Chop House teaming up Daniel Morgenthau formally of 10 Greek Street they create a minimal 45 cover dining space with an open kitchen, comes with a seasonal menu, an ever-changing 45 hand picked wine…

Picture Restaurant Review (Fitzrovia)

Picture opened in June 2013 by trio Tom Slegg, Colin Kelly and Alan Christie formally of Wild Honey and Michelin starred Arbutus which I’ve had many a fond memory in. The 3 chaps hatched a plan and decided to go it alone and with such great reputations from their previous…

Kitchen Table (Bubbledogs) – Review (Fitzrovia)

There is a magical little place called Kitchen Table hidden behind a pair of heavy-set curtains at the rear side of posh hot-dog joint Bubbledogs. We all wait patiently, ready to be seated soaking up the hum of hipsters chowing down those gourmet dogs and sipping champagne. Husband…