Little Social – Review (Mayfair) time to impress the clients!

I first came here back in March earlier this year with a dinner date, this time it’s with long-term clients who were Little Social virgins. This is one of the reasons why I’m enamoured with this place – it’s versatility means you can have some…

Pollen Street Social – Review (Mayfair) I finally made it here

Jason Atherton the chef-owner of Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social, was the former chef-patron of the one-Michelin-starred Maze and Maze Grill of big sweary Ramsey Holdings before he set off on his pursuit of world dominance. He was also the first British chef to complete a stage…

Little Social – Review (Mayfair) A Social a way of life

In 2013 Jason Atherton was an extremely busy man opening two new ventures in 2013 – the Little Social  on March the 18th and also Social Eating House  which opened on the same date the following month. (My review can be seen here). Little social is exactly…

Cafe Murano – Review (St James’s Street) Northern Italian fare shines

Cafe Murano of St James’s is Angela Hartnett’s second solo venture which opened on the 13th of November 2013 with the aim of creating affordable, authentic Northern Italian fare. The exclusively Italian 100-bin wine list will guarantee enough swill to please any palate, as well as having…

Le Gavroche – Review (Mayfair) It’s an institution

Le Gavroche first opened in 1967 by Michel Roux Snr and Albert Roux originally at 61 Lower Sloane Street until 1981 when they moved to 43 Upper Brook Street of Mayfair, delivering classical French fare with modern influences. They were awarded their first Michelin Star in 1974,…

Alyn Williams at the Westbury (Mayfair) Posh nosh at its finest

There comes a time when a chef wants to leave a well established kitchen and place his own plaque on the door featuring his very own name. This is the case for Alyn Williams after spells of cooking in some top named restaurants including the defunct Michelin…

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 may favour formal silver service, intricate petit fours, an elaborate 12 course tasting menu – generally giving austerity a two finger salute. Or perhaps something…

Tamarind – Review (Mayfair)

Tamarind  has been operating since 1995 and when I heard it was the first fine dining Indian restaurant in the world to win a Michelin star, I couldn’t wait to try it with my gastro gangster compatriots and we secured our booking on a cold January…