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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…

Posted in Counter Dining Fitzrovia Formal Restaurant Graveyard Tapas

Fino – Review (Fitzrovia) One door shuts many others open

I figured it to be a good way to end 2015’s postings on the defunct Fino which closed this year…

Posted in Cheap Eats Informal No bookings Peckham Thai

The Begging Bowl – Review (Peckham) Begging me to come to South London?

I’ve become a Thai food seeking missile after eating in the likes of Smoking Goat and Som Saa (a pop-up seeking a new residency)….

Posted in Cheap Eats Counter Dining Curry Indian Informal No bookings Soho Sri Lankan

Hoppers London – Review (Soho) The best Curry in Soho?

Hoppers London opened on the 28th of October 2015, by the Sethi siblings Karam, Jyotin and Sunainain in the premises that…

Posted in Counter Dining Informal Middle Eastern Soho Tasting Menu Wine pairing

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…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Fitzrovia Informal Modern European

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…

Posted in Counter Dining Formal Japanese Mayfair Sushi

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…

Posted in Formal Fusion Informal Marylebone Restaurant Graveyard Tapas

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…