Reviews

Review – Disappearing Dining Club – Dinner Dance [Shoreditch]

In a nutshell:  A well populated and lively mingling experience for clubbers who want to a sample a series of many courses (which make up a pretty substantial meal) before they get to the dancing. Reappearing Dancing Club The Disappearing Dining Club’s Dinner Dance is a
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Review – Le Pont De La Tour [London Bridge]

This darling restaurant is a testimonial to fine dining, a purveyor of exceptional hospitality and the archetype of modern French cuisine. First impressions Nestled behind the restaurant’s own food store and wine merchant (which sadly was closed when we showed up) the modest
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Review – Negozio Classica [Primrose Hill]

In a nutshell Upscale, excellent Italian cuisine served in intimate but modern surroundings. Glorious, high quality wine selection. You come for the wine, you stay for the wine… This Negozia Classica can be found in elegant Primrose Hill, Camden. And the restaurant
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Review – Retro Feasts [Mayfair]

Appeals to: Fans of distinctly modern, distinctly British food & recipes. People in search of a nostalgic atmosphere. People who like ‘kitsch’. People who want a fun dining experience. Living nearby to a neighbourhood of art galleries and high end retail outlets
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Review – Disappearing Dining Club, Town House, Shoreditch

Intimate dining in a historical setting with an exclusive, ‘supper club’ feel. Suits talkative, outgoing types who like to talk with strangers, and people who like to eat in rather unusual surroundings. I’ve never been to a pop-up restaurant before, despite the
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Review – Buddha Bar [Knightsbridge]

Stepping into the cool darkness of Buddha bar out of the fading sunlight of Knightsbridge (we had walked from Victoria) was the first of several pleasant surprises. Walking to our table overlooking the busy street my eyes adjusted to the low light. Lucien was our waiter, and what
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Review – Bincho Yakinori [Soho]

Recommended to: Non vegetarians. Grill aficionados. Connoisseur of Japanese food and drink. Large groups of people who want to a ‘social’ meal to share. People who like sampling new dishes. Not your regular noodle bar… I’ve been making the effort to
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Review – Canada Day Menu at The Brasserie Restaurant in the Charing Cross Hotel

O, Canada! We like to taste Britain in many ways. Our main criteria is that the food/drink is British or can be consumed in Britain. So, what I describe to you here might be considered as ‘tasting Canada in Britain’ or ‘tasting Britain via Canada’, in
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Review – Sake No Hana [Mayfair]

What you see isn’t necessarily what you get when you eat with Sake No Hana. Situated at a corner of St James’s Street, the restaurant is a classy, modern-looking building, which from the outside can easily be mistaken for a swanky office or expensive hotel. Inside,
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Review – Kitchen Party [Farringdon]

Party In Your Kitchen Farringdon’s Kitchen Party could be described as a good idea that’s packed a bunch of other good ideas into a compact space. Or an everchanging door of food, and food related experiences to be enjoyed. I hesitate to use the word ‘pop
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