Restaurant reviews

Noizé review: fine dining among friends
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In Review

Noizé review: fine dining among friends

Good French cooking and an ambitious wine list will get people talking
8 Oct 2018
The dumpling trail: a culinary tour of Chinatown
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The dumpling trail: a culinary tour of Chinatown

Sample delicious dumplings from China and beyond on the streets of central London
14 Sep 2018
Oblix Elevator Lunch: fast food to end the holiday blues
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Oblix Elevator Lunch: fast food to end the holiday blues

Forget soggy sandwiches and enjoy a two-course treat in less than an hour
3 Sep 2018
St Leonards review: provocatively inventive dining
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St Leonards review: provocatively inventive dining

Chefs Andrew Clarke and Jackson Boxer are cooking up a wood-fired storm in Shoreditch
9 Aug 2018
GBR at Dukes Hotel: a contemporary British classic
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GBR at Dukes Hotel: a contemporary British classic

Great British ingredients get a modern makeover in Mayfair
6 Aug 2018
Bob Bob Ricard restaurant review: a modern classic
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Bob Bob Ricard restaurant review: a modern classic

27 Jul 2018
Smiths of Smithfield No.3 restaurant: a renovated classic
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Smiths of Smithfield No.3 restaurant: a renovated classic

Refurbished space offers four floors of dining options including a cafe, a cocktail bar, a grill and a swish top-level restaurant
18 Jul 2018
Kiln, Soho: tiny Thai restaurant tops list of British best
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Kiln, Soho: tiny Thai restaurant tops list of British best

Authentic Thai dishes voted the country’s best by Restaurant magazine
12 Jul 2018
Simpson’s in the Strand review: to improve is to change
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Simpson’s in the Strand review: to improve is to change

The venerable old London institution has had an update - so is it still up to scratch?
2 Jul 2018
On guard: Sargeant's Mess at the Tower of London review
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On guard: Sargeant's Mess at the Tower of London review

New offering from Gordon Ramsey's former protege aims to fill a gap in London's restaurant scene
2 Jul 2018
StreetXO restaurant review: a riot of excess
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StreetXO restaurant review: a riot of excess

Dabiz Muñoz's London restaurant shows how too much of a good thing can sometimes be a very good thing
19 Jun 2018
Apero at The Ampersand: a taste of Italy in South Ken
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Apero at The Ampersand: a taste of Italy in South Ken

11 Jun 2018
Plas Bodegroes: food for all seasons in north Wales
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Plas Bodegroes: food for all seasons in north Wales

A focus on seasonal Welsh produce elevates this charming restaurant with rooms
14 May 2018
Sumosan Twiga: a curiously cordial culinary crossover
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Sumosan Twiga: a curiously cordial culinary crossover

Italian meets Japanese at this high-end establishment in Belgravia
11 May 2018
Ynyshir review: a restaurant refined to perfection
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Ynyshir review: a restaurant refined to perfection

In beautiful mid-Wales, Ynyshir is well worth the journey
9 May 2018
The Lecture Room and Library: high-style haute cuisine
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The Lecture Room and Library: high-style haute cuisine

Two Michelin stars haven’t cramped the style of this flamboyant fine-dining restaurant - now celebrating its 15th anniversary
2 May 2018
Flat Three restaurant review: thought-provoking food
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Flat Three restaurant review: thought-provoking food

Holland Park restaurant specialises in ‘ferments and flavours’, but what does that really mean?
19 Apr 2018
No mistakes: STK London restaurant review
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No mistakes: STK London restaurant review

It may be a scene, but there is some serious cooking going on here
18 Apr 2018
Pomona’s review: California dreaming in Notting Hill
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Pomona’s review: California dreaming in Notting Hill

With its summer terrace, brunches and cocktail bar there’s a cool west coast vibe going on at Pomona’s
10 Apr 2018
Club Gascon restaurant review: reinterpreting a classic
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Club Gascon restaurant review: reinterpreting a classic

Much has changed at the Smithfield venue but the quality remains
28 Mar 2018
French fancy: L’Escargot London restaurant review
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French fancy: L’Escargot London restaurant review

Soho’s grande dame of Gallic cuisine continues to shine
27 Mar 2018
Isabel restaurant review: a feast for the eyes
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Isabel restaurant review: a feast for the eyes

With waiting staff in designer outfits and handpainted wallpaper in the loos, Juan Santa Cruz’s latest restaurant is a stylish affair
20 Mar 2018
How Spring’s ‘scratch menu’ helps to reduce food waste
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How Spring’s ‘scratch menu’ helps to reduce food waste

Skye Gyngell’s new three-course meal helps reduce waste by creating dishes from ingredients that are often overlooked
9 Mar 2018
Hampton Manor review: class, character and haute cuisine
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Hampton Manor review: class, character and haute cuisine

Tudor Gothic ‘restaurant with rooms’ walks tightrope between tradition and modernity
26 Feb 2018
The Saxon Hotel and Shambala private game reserve review
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The Saxon Hotel and Shambala private game reserve review

Two luxurious properties offer an opportunity to walk in the great social reformer's footsteps
23 Feb 2018
Back to square one: The Square restaurant review
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Back to square one: The Square restaurant review

Does the Mayfair favourite still measure up after its recent makeover?
19 Feb 2018
Courtesan restaurant: dim sum and an all-female drinks list
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Courtesan restaurant: dim sum and an all-female drinks list

The UK’s first restaurant to feature drinks exclusively produced or grown by women
16 Feb 2018
Sizzling Sichuan: Dragon Inn Club restaurant review
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Sizzling Sichuan: Dragon Inn Club restaurant review

Authentic Sichuan flavours and a quirky cocktail bar in Pimlico
7 Feb 2018
The Garden Cafe review: a green-fingered treat
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The Garden Cafe review: a green-fingered treat

The Garden Museum restaurant is rich in history - and truly seasonal food
25 Jan 2018
Flora Indica review: a botanical trip through India
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Flora Indica review: a botanical trip through India

This regal blue restaurant is oozing with nostalgia of times past
2 Jan 2018
Londrino review: serving up a slice of summer
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Londrino review: serving up a slice of summer

A new Portuguese restaurant at London Bridge is imbued with the sultry spirit of southern Europe
13 Dec 2017
Savoy Grill: a festive feast for the senses
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Savoy Grill: a festive feast for the senses

Enjoy the full spirit of the season with the Scent of Christmas menu
30 Nov 2017
Christmas at Pétrus: dine at the chef’s table
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Christmas at Pétrus: dine at the chef’s table

Enjoy a festive take on the kitchen dining experience
22 Nov 2017
Meat the neighbours: Hanger & Cellar restaurant review
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Meat the neighbours: Hanger & Cellar restaurant review

A laid-back New York-style steakhouse and cocktail bar in the heart of Fulham
21 Nov 2017
Are Michelin stars losing their lustre?
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In Depth

Are Michelin stars losing their lustre?

They used to be the only awards that mattered, but now top chefs are turning their backs on the Michelin Guide
27 Oct 2017
Celebrate the flavours of New Orleans at Boisdale
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Celebrate the flavours of New Orleans at Boisdale

Join legendary chef Dickie Brennan for some Louisiana southern comforts
26 Sep 2017
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