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The Palomar Restaurant – Review (Soho) Electronica DJ Come Restauranteur

The pitch for Palomar is a novel one for me, yes it nestles in the heart of Theatreland in Soho but what…

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Portland Restaurant – Review (Fitzrovia) Michelin Got It Right

Portland Restaurant was opened in January 2015 by Will Lander, he also co-owns The Quality Chop House and teams up with the…

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Sake No Hana (Mayfair) Review – One for the trendy folk

There is another side to the London dining scene that may appeal more to some than others; for example some…

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Providores and Tapa Room (Marylebone) – Review

The Providores and Tapa Room was opened in 2001 by fusion cuisine specialist and chef-restauranteur Peter Gordon – a native Kiwi, former consultant of…

Posted in East End Informal Modern European Open Kitchen

Pidgin review (Hackney) – high ranking amateurs turn pro

Before Pidgin there was the acclaimed supper club ‘The Secret Larder” that friends James Ramsden (who is also a broadcaster & food writer) and Sam…

Posted in Asian Bao Cheap Eats Counter Dining Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Soho

Bao Soho – Review – was it worth the wait?

Bao London is a Soho highlight, launched in April 2015 from the humble beginnings of a six seat hut in Netil…

Posted in Bib Gourmand Counter Dining Fitzrovia Informal Modern British

Picture Restaurant Review (Fitzrovia)

Picture opened in June 2013 by trio Tom Slegg, Colin Kelly and Alan Christie, all formally of Wild Honey and Michelin starred Arbutus which…

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Little Bao pop up Review (Soho) Gone but not forgotten

The chef owner of cult restaurant Little Bao in Hong Kong May Chow showcased her signature dishes for only 1 week only from the…

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Grain Store (Kings Cross) Review

The Grain Store is every vegan’s/vegetarian/gluten allergy diner’s dream. I came back in May 2014 to try it out. You guessed it,…

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Social Eating House (Soho) Review

I’m on a quest to try all of Jason Atherton’s London based restaurants as so far, they’ve all been fabulous. It’s a…