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The Barbary Review – Some of London’s Greatest Eating Pleasures

The Barbary is neatly placed in the quaintly cobbled Neal’s Yard. It’s the sister outpost of the much lauded Palomar, which…

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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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Eat Native – Hunted and Gathered.

Eat Native’s Head Chef Ivan Tisdall-Downe, a graduate of Hugh Fearnley Wittingstall’s River Cottage Chef School and student of New…

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Birthdays should always involve good restaurants – Portland for lunch and Frenchie for dinner will have your mouth dancing

What do you do when you’re tasked with organising a day and night of restaurants for a friend’s birthday? You…

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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…

Posted in Covent Garden Informal Modern European

Tredwells – Review (London) Marcus Wareing does it casual

Tredwell’s is Marcus Wareing’s casual eatery which opened in September 2014 in the heart of Theatre Land (Seven Dials, Covent Garden),…

Posted in Counter Dining Covent Garden Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Tapas

Barrafina – Review (Drury Lane London)

The owners of the fabulous trio of Barrafina’s, Eton-educated Sam and Eddie Hart are behind what many will argue the…

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Opera Tavern – Review (Covent Garden London)

Opera Tavern  is a stunning two-storey restaurant and bar situated in the heart of theatre land, brought to us by…

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Flesh and Buns – Review (London Covent Garden)

After hearing that hirata buns were the headline, I couldn’t wait to get down to the Flesh & Buns basement…