dining out

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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Review: Lokanta, Sheffield

Rating:   In a Word: Staycation     Cuisine: Turkish   Appeals To: Anyone who fancies revisiting their holidays in food form – or if you just like good home cooked food.   Over them there hills It’s not often enough I get to travel
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Review: Bluu, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Institution   Cuisine: Barbecue/American   Appeals To: Girls and boys about town. Anyone who isn’t a vegetarian.    Northern Quarter Revamp Manchester’s Northern Quarter has long been a popular stomping ground for creatives, for
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Review: Cafe Rouge, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Jolie   Cuisine: French Bistro   Appeals To: Shoppers, families, anyone who fancies something other than a cheap burger, or chips to eat and drink.    C’est Bon Back to the Trafford Centre. Again. I’m beginning to think the
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Review: Southern Eleven, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Redneck   Cuisine: Southern American/Barbecue   Appeals To: Meat eaters, vegetarians who have to accompany said meat eaters, and bears.    Spinningfields Smoke Shack Way back when Spinningfields was but an infant, I first visited Southern
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Simply Fish Boxpark Shoreditch - Front Entrance, Night

Review – Simply Fish [Shoreditch]

Rating Appeals To Seafood food seers with a social/environmental conscience and a discerning palette Shoreditch people/those in The Boxpark looking for something a little healthier, and a little more natural than the nearby geographical competition People who like Thai food. They
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The Drift Bishopsgate - Entrance

Review – The Drift [Bishopsgate]

Rating Cuisine Modern European Appeals To Futurists, Cyberpunks and future oriented gourmands seeking culinary fulfilment within the ivory tower. Appreciators of unusual use of space and modernist architecture, mashed up with D&M’s signature style Bishopsgate people
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