fine dining

Hilton London Syon Park - Attila The Barman, Behind The Bar

Review – The Capability @ Hilton London Syon Park [Brentford]

Rating: Cuisine: British / Western European   In A Word: Indulgent   India: As I trudged through a pothole ridden field in complete darkness I vowed to kill Jack. I was due to meet him for a dinner he arranged at The Capability, Hilton London Syon
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Parlour Kensal - Jesse Dunford Wood @ The Chef's Table

Review – The Chef’s Table @ Parlour [Kensal]

Rating Cuisine: British   Appeals to: Adventurous eaters.  Displaced explorers of Regent Street (for this is a different Regent Street) People who like ‘food experiences’ People who like surprises (lots of surprises). And smoke. And orchestral
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Williams Bar & Bistro, Piccadilly. Front Bar Decor & Waiter

Review: William’s Bar & Bistro [Piccadilly]

Beth: The word ‘bistro’ covers all manner of sins these days – and if you’re me, it makes you think of Bisto gravy… a few months back, however, I had the pleasure of dinner at a very good one. Rating Cuisine Western European   In A Word Classic   The Setting William’s
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Executive Chef Pino Lavarra

Profile – Pino Lavarra [Tosca, Ritz Carlton Hong Kong]

We speak to head chef Pino Lavarra, who amongst a fair few other things, was at some point actually crowned as ‘One of the Best Chefs in the World’ (a legitimate achievement) by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. Since early
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Le Pont De La Tour Head Chef Tom Cook

Profile – Tom Cook [Le Pont De La Tour]

We chat with Tom Cook, Head Chef at London’s prestigious Le Pont De La Tour and a man who started out cooking at age 15, before eventually apprenticing under the likes of Gary Rhodes and Michel Roux Jr.   This man knows French food! Having worked all
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Outside of Quintessentially Supper Club at The Beagle

Review – Quintessentially’s Supper Club Party ROUND #2 [Hoxton, London]

Editor’s Note: This event was held at The Beagle, Hoxton [397-400 Geffrye Street] – but as we understand it, like many other such food experiences, Quintessentially’s Supper Club tends to move from place to place and has no specific home location. So this
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Barbarella Chelsea, main restaurant area

Review – Barbarella [Chelsea]

In a nutshell: ‘Italian inspired’ cuisine with some unexpected dishes, really great prices (for Chelsea), cool and casual atmosphere, ultra attentive staff. Barbarella Barbarella’ located adjacent to Stamford Bridge, Chelsea’ FC’s grounds.. With
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