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Duck Soup Soho Review – they have wandered the world, discovering many cooking styles

Ducksoup, a 40 cover datenight-ish Soho gem is run by Clare Lattin, Rory McCoy and Julian Biggs. All alumni of…

Posted in Bistro Borough Market Burgers Craft beer/ales Good for dates Informal London Bridge Seafood Wine Bar

Elliots Borough Market Review…We get to enjoy the pleasures of their virtuous use of small time growers

Elliot’s was founded in 2011 by Australian Brett Redman and being on the edge of Borough Market, I’m pretty certain…

Posted in Bistro Gastronoughts Good for dates Informal Modern British Open Kitchen Wine Bar

Emile – Shoreditch – Simply hewn goodness

Well what can I tell you about Emile? It’s Chef Damian Clisby and Nick Gibson’s 6 month residency in the…

Posted in Bistro Glasgow Good for dates Informal Modern European

No 16 Glasgow – Desserts Take Centre Stage

No 16 – a handsome little bistro with two intimate floors and a kitchen that gives you Euro-bistro fare with Scottish…

Posted in Bistro Coffee Glasgow Good for Groups Informal

Cafe Gandolfi – A Fry Up For Whisky Lovers?

Every restaurant has a pitch; Cafe Gandolfi’s is locally sourced fresh produce cooked with respect. Ok, it sounds like a well…

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Frenchie – Review – Revisited

I said Frenchie was a bistro in a sharp suit during my first appraisal and I stand by that. It’s…

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Minetta Tavern – it’s a New York institution

Unsurprisingly we could only score a table at 5.30pm in Keith McNally marvellous Greenwich Village bistro which has been around since…

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Frenchie – Review (Covent Garden) – a bistro with a sharp suit? Trés Bon!

Greg Marchand opens “Frenchie” in February this year, a name coined for him by Jamie Oliver when he was the…

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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…

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Little Social – Review (Mayfair) Time To Impress The Clients!

I first came here back in March earlier this year with an old school mate and had an outrageous time….