Restaurant Reviews

Holborn Dining Room

16/02/2018 by .

Friday night and the Holborn Dining Room is heaving. Not at all bad for High Holborn, an area traditionally reserved either for late night drinkers from the outer reaches of the legal profession or office workers heading for Holborn tube on the daily grind home.

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The New Orleans School of Cooking

“This isn’t a cookery lesson, it’s a history lesson” warns Jeff, head teacher at The New Orleans School of Cooking just before launching into a demonstration that produces a perfectly formed Gumbo. “You can’t possibly expect to recreate a dish without understanding how it got here in the first place.”

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Wagamama launches summer menu

Wagamama the innovative pan-asian restaurant launches a new summer menu.

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Osteria La Campanara. Galeata

Tucked away behind an unassuming alley in the tiny Italian village of Pianetto near Galeata magic happens. Believe it. A restaurant revered by the locals, almost as much as the glorious renaissance church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli that sits next door.That is the magic of Osteria La Campanara.

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La Pepita. Barcelona

Tapas means quite literally lid or cover and it’s said by some the snack originated as a way of protecting your precious glass of wine from flies by placing a piece of bread on top of the glass. Others relate it to King Filipe who passed a law insisting people ate a small snack placed […]

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Macau Food: A fantasy of fusion

It’s early evening and Antonio’s is already full. Mind you, it’s not the biggest place you’ve ever seen, in fact it’s what I call highly sociable, but that’s just part of its charm. Still, there’s no shortage of interest, a seemingly never ending stream of hopeful diners without reservations come through the door, only to […]

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Roux at The Landau

Considering it was a Thursday night, spare tables at Roux at The Landau, the signature restaurant at The Langham Hotel in Portland Place were few and far between. Perhaps it was a busy night at the BBC studios just opposite, or perhaps the draw of the 5 course tasting menu for £65 was too irresistible.

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