Posts By: Chris Tilsed

The 10 Best Tasting Menus in London


Why try one dish when you can sample pretty much everything in the kitchen? Wave goodbye to FOMO, throw restraint out the window, and tuck into some of the capital’s finest multiple-course masterpieces. From some of the cheapest tasting menus in London, to some of the most lavish, trendy to sophisticated, French to Indian, we’ve got it covered.
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Top 10 Best Japanese Restaurants in London

London’s Japanese restaurant scene continues to grow, so if you’re a chopstick champion and know your ramen from your nigiri, there’s many a restaurant to suit your needs. Whether you’re after rustic and authentic or contemporary cocktail chic, with panoramic views, sleek sushi counters and centrepiece grills, we’ve got all bases covered. Read more…

London’s best cheese dishes

Hawksmoor mac 'n' cheese

Cheese. Six letters, so much joy.
Whether it’s melted in a fondue, slathered on pasta, or adorning a trolley, cheese is always a welcome sight on a menu. And London’s food scene has no shortage of options when it comes to cheese-heavy dishes – from the ultimate cheese toastie to Michelin-starred desserts, its versatility knows no bounds. Read more…

Review: Searcys at the Gherkin

Searcys the Gherkin bar

You’d forgive Searcys at the Gherkin for taking things for granted. With a view like this, you wouldn’t blame them for not focusing on the food. But thankfully they haven’t rested on their laurels, and have managed to produce a menu that is every bit as interesting as the setting. And with one of the best views in London, that is no mean feat. Read more…

Best Bottomless Brunch Deals in London

RETOX Brunch at W London

Sometimes life just needs to be lived without limits. Sometimes one oozing egg, one avo on toast, or one mimosa just doesn’t cut the mustard. Sometimes bottomless brunch is simply the only way to end the week. So hide the muesli at the back of the cupboard, give granola the boot, and indulge in our selection of the best bottomless brunch deals in London. Read more…

Critic & Blogger Review Roundup 13th January 2017

Jay Rayner
Jay Rayner visits the new London opening of Aquavit, sister of the much-lauded New York site: it’s all ‘shiny and golden and glossy’, but ‘you’ll be paying’ for such things. It’s smorgasbord to start, where traditional gravadlax is ‘profoundly, indecently, lovely’, and ‘utterly engrossing’ mackerel tartare is the ‘best of these dishes’. Read more…

View 94 – Fine Views, Finer Food

View 94

As a born and bred Londoner (or at least one of those fake Londoners that grew up in the outer boroughs), I’m a bit of a know-it-all. In my mind, no gem is hidden to me, no trendy pop-up will pass me by, and there’s no riverside restaurant that’s not on my radar.
Sometimes it’s great to be wrong. Read more…