Reviews

Review: Hawkyns in Amersham (Take Two)

We make an excited return to the site of a British/Medieval fusion feast but this Buckinghamshire hidden gem has changed its approach. Has it lost it’s sparkle? Rating Cuisine British/Indo fusion with perfect plating and colours to make a rainbow wel-jel Appeals to People
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Advent Calendar 2017

Christmas – Best Advent Calendars of 2017

The countdown to Christmas is always a good excuse to indulge, and what better way than to start each day with a treat to get into the festive spirit? This year at Tasting Britain, we went all out and did a roundup of our favourite Advent calendars of the season. Aside from the
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Review: 28-50 Restaurant [Fetter Lane, London]

Wine is on the menu [Ed: …again] tonight thanks to the 28-50 Wine Workshop & Kitchen (and their MASSIVE wine menu). But will we be raising a glass at Fetter Lane, or will we bottle it? Samina investigates… Rating:  Cuisine: Modern European In A Word:
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TastingBritain.co.uk - The Balcon, St. James, London

Review: The Balcon [Pall Mall, London]

Back at the Balcon, on Pall Mall, but paying a little more attention to a fantastic and fantasy themed cocktail menu. Richard investigates… Rating: Cuisine: French bistro In a word Fantastical What is it?: A magnificent cocktail experience with a very good French restaurant
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Review: Noodle Lab, Wagamama [Soho]

Wagamama have very recently launched their new ‘innovative’ kitchen in Soho where the public can try out never-been-seen before dishes and give direct feedback. Not really the done thing for brands of this size, and promising of much excitement – is it yay or
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All You Can Eat Lunch @ Tsunami [Clapham]

Clapham’s Tsunami have a new bottomless brunch menu. Theoretically bottomless sushi? Yes indeed! Does it work? Yes – if you can get served… Rating: Cuisine: Japanese In A Word: Passible Appeals to: Hip and cosmopolitan Clapham people. Small groups of friends
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TastingBritain.co.uk - Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar, County Hal

Review – Brunch @ Gillray’s Steakhouse Restaurant & Bar [Westminster]

Gillray’s…still going strong. Strong like one of their 1+KG ‘Bull’s Head’ steaks. None of that this time around, but they’ve got a brunch menu worth looking at (with lots and lots of champagne). We thought we’d head back and give it a
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Review – No 29 Power Station West [Battersea]

It took a long, long time, but someone finally (re)developed Battersea Power Station. Dubbed as ‘the first and only pub to open at Battersea power station’, ‘No 29 Power Station West’ is Darwin and Wallace’s latest creation. We went down to see how
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Tasting Britain - Rosebud Preserves Review

Review – Rosebud Preserves Christmas Jam Selection

Rosebud Preserves, founded by Elsbeth Biltoft, has been making its jams, chutneys and jellies in Masham, North Yorkshire, since 1989. The company believe in sourcing local produce, cooking traditional recipes; and practising time-honoured techniques. Rosebud products do not use
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Review – Red Sails Restaurant, Faversham Creek Hotel [Kent]

We sent Shekha down to the historic Faversham, in Kent, to sample the recently awarded 2AA Rosette Red Sails Restaurant in the Faversham Creek Hotel. Exciting food served with a side of local history, village politics and a flooding creek made for an eventful trip! Rating Cuisine
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