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HeART Afternoon Tea Review: What We Thought

What: The hotel has reinvented its much-loved HeART Afternoon Tea which we reviewed here to offer an exclusive Valentine’s edition. New? The HeART Afternoon Tea has been created just in time for the most loved up day of the year and will be available from 8-14th February 2017. Where? Lancaster London, Lancaster Terrace, W2 2TY www.lancasterlondon.com On the Menu: The afternoon tea has an array of sweet and savoury treats including oysters (for obvious reasons) with salmon caviar, heart-shaped white chocolate and strawberry macaroons, and ‘Love You’ honey éclairs. To sweeten the deal, the hotel will also be offering a surprise gift […]

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28-50 Maddox Street Review: What We Thought

New? Whilst their winter lodge is new, 28°-50° has been on Maddox street since 2013. Where? We dropped into the 28°-50° on Maddox Street in Mayfair, but you’ll also find a 28°-50° on Fetter Lane and Marylebone Lane. 17-19 Maddox Street, Mayfair, W1S 2QH, www.2850.co.uk On the Menu: The menu is the work of Executive Chef Justin Leclair with help from owner and Chef Patron Aggi Sverrisson. It’s modern, European and seasonal and all created to be paired with wines from their collection, 28°-50°, is after all, all about the wine – they have 30 different varieties available by the glass, carafe and […]

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Roast Review: What We Thought

What: A quintessentially British restaurant using the iconic roast dinner as a key feature on the menu which is comprised of locally sourced produce. New? Roast was opened in 2005 by restaurateur Iqbal Wahhab OBE, founder of the legendary Cinnamon Club. Where? The Floral Hall, Stoney Street, London Bridge, SE1 1TL www.roast-restaurant.com On the Menu: Roast prides itself on using the finest seasonal produce from British farmers and producers with many of the ingredients used by Head Chef Stuart Cauldwell coming from Borough Market itself – just below the restaurant. The menus have very recently been changed with new dishes like roast […]

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Inamo Camden Review: What We Thought

What: The latest venue from the Pan-Asian, interactive dining experience, Inamo. New? The third Inamo restaurant opened in Camden on 1st December following on from the success of its sister sites in Covent Garden and Soho. Where? 265 Hampstead Road, Camden, NW1 7QX www.inamorestaurants.london On the Menu: Inamo has adopted a tapas-style approach with a selection of dishes that are brought out when ready. The Pan-Asian menu takes inspiration from across Japan, China, Thailand and Korea with dishes like sushi, sashimi, char sui buns, beef tataki and black cod. First Impressions: Inamo has a large seated outdoor area which will be great come […]

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London Shell Co. Review: What We Thought

What? The work of sister and brother, Harry and Leah Lobek, London Shell Co is a permanent floating restaurant on the Regent’s Canal which specialises in seafood. New? Yes, it opened at the end of last year. Where?  The boat is moored at Sheldon Square, Paddington – if you visit in the evening then you’ll cruise up to Camden. wwww.londonshellco.com On the Menu: The menu is a celebration of seasonal produce and Harry and Leah’s love of seafood. On the lunch menu, you’ll find the likes of charred gem lettuce with potted brown shrimps and butter poached skate wing with […]

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Fenchurch Review: What We Thought

What? Found on the 37th floor of 20 Fenchurch Street, aka the Walkie Talkie building, Fenchurch is the Sky Garden’s fine dining restaurant. New? No, the restaurant opened back in 2015 when the restaurant opened. Where?  37th Floor, 1 Sky Garden Walk, Fenchurch Street, EC3M 8AF, www.skygarden.london On the Menu: Described as British contemporary, the menu is overseen by executive head chef Jeremy Brown and includes the likes of smoked Lincolnshire eel with red cabbage, horseradish and taramasalata; Goodwood Estate lamb, aubergine, piperade and artichokes and Cornish halibut grapes, bone marrow and purple sprouting broccoli. For pudding, you’ll find the […]

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Swift Review: What We Thought

What? Hidden behind an unassuming door on Old Compton Street (there is no sign so keep your eyes peeled) is Swift, a cocktail bar from husband and wife team Bobby Hiddleston and Mia Johansson who honed their cocktail skills at Milk & Honey, Dead Rabbit and Callooh Callay. They’ve joined up with Rosie Stimpson and Edmund Weil of Nightjar and Oriole the award winning bars. New? Yes, it only opened at the end of November. Where? 12 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 4TQ, www.barswift.com On the Menu: Upstairs you’ll find classic serves and a selection of aperitifs focusing on Martinis whilst downstairs is all […]

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Grand Trunk Road Review: What We Thought

What: Grand Trunk Road is the brand new Indian restaurant in South Woodford from acclaimed restaurateur, Rajesh Suri, who is synonymous with Michelin-starred eateries such as Mayfair’s Tamarind. New? South Woodford is enjoying somewhat of a restaurant boom at the moment with the most recent addition of Grand Trunk Road in late November 2016. Where? 219 High Road, South Woodford, E18 2PB www.gtrrestaurant.co.uk On the Menu: Menu highlights include tiger prawns with coconut milk, turmeric and ginger, baby eggplant with red and green peppers in masala, ground lamb with garden peas, egg and freshly roasted whole spices while the sweeter options include […]

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Shepherd’s of Westminster Review: What We Thought

What? A seasonal provenance-led menu of British classics, served in an elegant dining room. New? Shepherd’s is a Westminster institution but has had a new lease of life breathed into it by Lionel Zetter, who took over in 2013. Where? Shepherd’s of Westminster, Marsham Court, Marsham Street, Westminster, SW1P 4LA, www.shepherdsresterant.co.uk  On the Menu: Head Chef Karl Goward has worked in London and New York and with over 20 years of experience in the kitchen has created a well-designed and concise British menu, covering all the key bases; 7 starters, 8 mains and 8 puddings. When we visited there was a selection […]

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Big Apple Brixton Review: What We Thought

What? Created by the award-winning team behind Brixton’s South Pole Saloon and the Brixton Beach Boulevard, Big Apple Brixton is their 2016 winter pop-up taking over the Brixton rooftop bringing a slice of New York City circa 1977 to South London. New? Yes, it opened at the end of October following on from their summer Beach Boulevard pop-up. Where? The Brixton Rooftop, Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 8JH, www.bigapplebrixton.com On the Menu: Street food. You’ll find four vendors; Mac to the Future, Burger Bear, Grandmaster Slice and Plucky’s. It’s simple – the sort you want when you’ve had a drink or two so think mac ‘n’ […]

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