Reviews

Festival or feastival?

Richard heads to Standon Calling in Hertfordshire where he tries to answer the question ‘has festival food become as important as festival acts when deciding where to spend your time and money each Summer?’ There is a scene in legendary British football hooligan film
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Review – Newman Arms [Fitzrovia]

Shekha and Jack head to Truman Brewery’s first tap house in the city, The Newman Arms, a triumphant resurgence of one of Britain’s most iconic brewers…   Rating Appeals To History buffs will love this resurgence of an East End brewing giant’s
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Review – Ceru [Soho]

Shekha and Jack try the latest opening from Ceru which continues to impress with its sprightly, fresh flavours… Rating Appeals To Ceru’s food lends itself to a variety of occasions but big groups getting everything to share is probably the most satisfying way of eating it.
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Review: The Stable [Whitechapel, London]

With an exciting cider bar, sourdough pizzas and a dedicated vegan menu, The Stable has a lot to offer foodies of all tastes. We head over for a slice of the action… Rating: Cuisine: Pizza and cider (mostly) In a Word: Chilled Appeals to: Casual diners, mainly couples and
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Review: Brewhouse and Kitchen [Islington, London]

Craft beers, cosy spots and epic portions of food, the Brewhouse and Kitchen in Islington are pouring their hearts out to make an impact on the senses. Do they succeed?… Rating: Cuisine:  Pub food, international touches In a Word: Lively Appeals to: Quite a popular
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Review – Brasserie Blanc [City of London]

Shekha heads off to Brasserie Blanc to sample a menu inspired by Raymond Blanc’s world travels… Rating     Appeals To City workers – the Threadneedle branch specifically, Francophiles looking for decently priced French food, people on first dates, couples
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TastingBritain.co.uk - Songkran 2018 @ Thai Square Trafalgar Sq

Review – Songkran @ Thai Square Leicster Square

All singing, all dancing, all coconut scented rice, high ceilings and Buddha murals. We paid the guys at Thai Square a visit to see what they do for Thai New Year. Subtract the completely divergent cultural context and we suppose its not that dissimilar to Auld Lang Syne and a
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Review – All Points East [Victoria Park]

      Shekha’s trip to All Points East was a staggering success for the inaugural weekend of this ambitious festival with food, dance, sunshine and lightning…  Rating   Appeals To All Points East was clearly designed with as
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Review – Grand Trunk Road [South Woodford]

Shekha sets off to see if the latest venture from Rajesh Suri (formerly of Michelin-starred Tamarind; Imli Street and former-Michelin-starred Zaika) and head chef Dayashankar Sharma, is a worthy addition to London’s Indian fine dining scene… Rating     
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Review: Salthouse Bacaro [Liverpool]

If ‘Negroni Mondays’ aren’t a thing, after a visit to Salthouse, Charlie thinks they should be.  Rating Cuisine Spanish and Italian. The best of both in small plates form, with the odd twist here and there.  In a Word More (please) Appeals to Almost
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