Posts Categorized: Reviews

Review: Londrino

When Grace Dent brands the food ‘magical’ in one of her restaurant reviews, you sit up and take notice. Turning this staunch critic into a fangirl, Londrino is the latest outpost from head chef Leandro Carreira; the name meaning ‘Portuguese for Londoner. Read more…

Review: The Rib Room

Nestled just off the high-end shops of Sloane Street, you’ll find The Rib Room at the luxurious Jumeriah Carlton Tower. In a fast-changing and sometimes cut-throat London restaurant scene, The Rib Room is somewhat of a rarity, a restaurant that has been going strong for over 50 years. Read more…

Review – Mango Tree Belgravia

With Thai restaurants now two-a-penny in London, the challenge of finding Far-Eastern flavours was long displaced by the challenge of discerning the good ones. Especially those whose dishes retain authenticity. Belgravia’s Mango Tree offers just that, bringing distinct dishes from each corner of Thailand to Central London. Read more…

London Restaurant Festival Review: Union Street Café – Gordon Ramsay Restaurants

Adjoining Flat Iron Square – one of Southwark’s established foodie hubs – is Union Street, a street that runs parallel to the river and has its own food offerings to rival the square. Union Street Café is one aptly named offering, and one of 15 in Gordon Ramsay’s Restaurant Group. On offer is Northern Italian cuisine. Read more…

Review: Ben Murphy at Launceston Place

Nestled in a hidden Kensington enclave, Launceston Place has a fresh buzz about it these days. We knew we were going on a gastronomic journey as soon as we saw the tasting menu, emojied up to the max in all its glory (clearly the brainchild of Launceston’s resident head chef, award-winning Ben Murphy). Read more…

Review: Dominique Ansel Bakery signature afternoon tea

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Not content with being demigod of the pastry world, Dominique Ansel is on a mission. First, he brings us the cutting-edge genius of the much-applauded Cronut, and now, his next foray aims to reinvent afternoon tea from a quintessential tradition to an innovative tour de force at Dominique Ansel Bakery. Read more…

Review: a traditional lunch feast at Lady Abercorn’s Pub & Kitchen

For me, Sundays can be hard. The weekend is almost over and if you don’t make the most of your last day by relaxing in a cool pub with a roast dinner then you may as well set your Monday alarm now. I love indulging in this great English tradition and it’s a chance to catch up with friends, or in this case treat my other half so he doesn’t have to slave in the kitchen. Read more…