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Pomona’s Restaurant, Notting Hill

15/10/2019 by .

It doesn’t happen very often that restaurants exceed expectations but Chef Ruth Hansom’s cooking does exactly that.

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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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Terra Terra Italian Restaurant, London

10/10/2019 by .

North-west London’s Finchley Road has never quite made its mind up. On one hand, it’s a sprawling main road of coffee bars, apartment buildings, launderettes and offices and on the other, it flirts with the well-heeled of Hampstead and Swiss Cottage.

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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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Little Kolkata, Covent Garden

28/08/2019 by .

When two close friends from Kolkata (or Calcutta as we call it in the West) decide to work together, that alone is a tough enough test of friendship.

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Wiltons  Restaurant, London

27/08/2019 by .

Wiltons has made eight moves since starting as a shellfish-mongers in 1742 in London’s Haymarket – a plenty swanky address in recent centuries, but back then, just that – a market selling hay.

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Novikov Restaurant & Bar, London

14/08/2019 by .

Just around the corner from Green Park tube, Novikov is owned by Russian entrepreneur Arkady Novikov, apparently a buddy of President Putin.

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Orient London, Chinatown

06/08/2019 by .

Early evening at Orient London and the place is positively heaving. Not surprising I suppose when you consider it’s prime spot on Wardour Street, just a chopstick throw away from Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square.

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The Corner House, Minster

23/07/2019 by .

For what looks like an unassuming little restaurant in the depths of the Thanet hinterland, The Corner House in Minster has garnered a great deal of attention over the past five years.

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