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Sabor Review – A tapas titan in London

I fondly recall the many nights perched on the bar at the original Barrafina on Frith Street that originally launched…

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Kings Head Teddington “Everything deserves a second chance”

The Kings Head in Teddington is part of the White Brasserie pub group, where the legend Mr Raymond Blanc (Le…

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The Ship Wandsworth Review. If you don’t get claustrophobic, then you probably will develop the condition as it gets utterly rammed to an inch of its life.

The ship is a boozer that overlooks the River Thames right by the traffic clogged Wandworth Bridge Road. You know…

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Duck Duck Goose Brixton – Oli brings his representation of Cantonese roast meat in all its majesty to us since Jan 2017

Pop Brixton is a community project where you can be guaranteed some live events (there is a gig when we…

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Marcus at The Berkley Review …half of me thinks he’s a sad bastard and the other half still adores him…

Marcus Wareing got his feet wet at the tender age of 11 packing potatoes and riding shot-gun with his father…

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Passo Old St – you’re definitely not sitting elbow to elbow here and you can flounce around like a spoilt child without anyone noticing

Passo is brought to us in October 2017 to the manor they call Old St from the guys behind the…

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London Steak House Company… Then came the beef short ribs – two slabs of melting, sticky pieces of flesh with a good coating of BBQ glaze

The London Steak House Company formed in 2008 and first opened in the City just off Bishopsgate – you’ve probably…

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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…

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Smoking Goat – Shoreditch – The flavours will summon you like a mistress in the night

When Smoking Goat Soho was still about, you would often find me there chowing down on their fish sauce wings,…

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Kricket – Soho – Being different on the food front is the feather in the restaurants cap

Kricket on the face of it seems like the well-worn sock of all cliches. Once upon a time they were…