dining out

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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Review: TPH of Chelsea [Chelsea, London]

Shekha heads out to West London to try TPH of Chelsea’s vegan-inspired menu… and is happily impressed with the creativity on offer. Rating Cuisine Fine South Asian Dining Appeals To Chelsea locals, vegetarian and vegan diners, Indian food lovers, curious
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Review: Tacos and Tequila [Broadway Market, Tooting]

A wide selection of tacos and an extensive tequila menu. Sounds pretty tempting… Rating: Cuisine: Mexican In A Word: Surprising Appeals to: The after-work crowd, locals mainly. There’s a group of friends, several couples on a date. Passers-by looking to stop over
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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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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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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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Review: The Royal Oak [Twickenham]

Located in the heart of England’s ‘rugby town’, The Royal Oak of Twickenham hopes to score points with their seasonal menu, refreshing beer and cosy atmosphere. Will it be a roaring success? Or will there be scrumming at the exit? Rating: Cuisine: British In A
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Review: Mommi [Clapham]

Where the distinctive flavours of Japan meet the exoticness of Latin America, Samina wishes to go. Turns out she only has to visit Clapham… Rating: Cuisine: Peruvian-Japanese fusion In A Word: Saporous Appeals to: Small and large groups of friends in particular, there
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Review: Boki [Seven Dials]

Our Samina heads down to Boki in Seven Dials, Covent Garden. It may look like a coffee shop, but it is much more… Rating: Cuisine: Fusion? In A Word: Original Appeals to: Mainly couples, mates who are catching up and I can see a fair few singles here. A general mix of
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