Category Archives: British

Bob Bob Ricard – Soho (revisted)

Those who talk about Bob Bob Ricard generally mention three things: the awesome ‘Press for Champagne’ button installed at every table, the absolutely stunning and unique decor and the staff’s reluctance to ever let anyone order tap water. It’s always … Continue reading

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Princess Victoria – Shepherd’s Bush

The Princess Victoria is in Shepherd’s Bush, but just barely. It’s a good 20 minute walk West from Shepherd’s Bush Market station down a rather unpleasant stretch of Uxbridge road, which in 30 degree heat and a pair of high … Continue reading

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Bumpkin – South Kensington

After a fun night at the Science Museum Lates (which you really ought to go to – it’s an adults only night where they open up a bar on each level and let the ‘kids at heart’ run wild), my … Continue reading

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The Lukin – Fitzrovia

I eat out a lot in Fitzrovia, mainly because it’s where my office is located. So on the Thursday before the Easter bank holidays, and just having finished a huge presentation at work, some colleagues and I decided to treat … Continue reading

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Hix – Soho

I hate it when you build up a place in your mind and it doesn’t deliver. I’ve already review after review of how amazingly wonderful Mark Hix‘s Soho establishment is. From the oysters to the drinks menu to well, everything. … Continue reading

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Mason & Taylor – Bethnal Green/Shoreditch

At the top of Brick Lane in overcrowded, hipster central used to be Green & Red, a Mexican restaurant and underground bar with some of the worst atmosphere I’ve ever encountered. I remember spending Halloween 2009 there. It was a … Continue reading

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Dinner – Knightsbridge

Few restaurant openings have had the buzz that Dinner has had in the past year. Foodies have been collectively freaking out ever since it was announced that Heston, *the* Heston, would be opening up his first restaurant in 16 years … Continue reading

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Launceston Place – Gloucester Road

It’s embarrassing to have gone to a restaurant like Launceston Place and think you’ve lost your photographic evidence. I dined here in August with the boy as we said goodbye to one of my best friends who was moving to … Continue reading

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Plane Food – Heathrow Terminal 5

I go to Heathrow at least a couple times a year, and not once have I ever had the pleasure of flying out of Terminal 5. No, I’m always in the absolute craphole of Terminal 4 with it’s exposed electrical … Continue reading

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St John Bread and Wine – Spitalfields

I’ve been putting off writing about St John Bread and Wine because of the absolute massive task it has inevitably become. It was my friend Martin’s birthday. He’s a foodie, works in the business and has an affinity for St … Continue reading

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