Author Archives: Anthea Gerrie

Church Road

02/12/2019 by .

With all the good restaurants in central London, a neighbourhood eatery has to be something special to attract outsiders onto an Overground and a bus to join the chattering classes during the dinner hour. 

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Lygon Arms, Broadway, Cotswolds 

02/11/2019 by .

Combining cosiness and comfort with jaw-dropping grandeur is a hard act to pull off,  but the Lygon Arms, queen of all Cotswolds hotels, achieves it with considerable panache.

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Mushroom feast at Carluccio’s

11/10/2019 by .

November marks the anniversary of the death of Antonio Carluccio, the legendary Italian chef who made Britons take mushrooms seriously.

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Hard Rock Hotel, London

08/10/2019 by .

You’d think the old Cumberland, that genteel palace of carveries and family afternoon teas, would be the least likely London hostelry to get a new lease of life as Britain’s first Hard Rock Hotel

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Tredwells, Covent Garden

01/09/2019 by .

Critics have differed wildly over Tredwells, a Marcus Wareing-badged eatery in the Theatreland foodie enclave of Seven Dials.

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Studio Olafur Eliasson Kitchen at Tate Modern

01/09/2019 by .

     I was expecting a bowl of sunshine brimming with steam in homage to the yellow fog tunnel which is the star turn of Olufor Eliasson’s show at Tate Modern, but the carrot soup kicking off the special menu created for the gallery’s Terrace Bar was actually bright orange. 

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