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Review: The Gate Hammersmith

On Friday evening, The Handbook packed up shop and headed over to Hammersmith to try out recently re-opened vegetarian restaurant, The Gate. Being vegetarian, I was very excited to sample the food and actually have a choice about what I was going to eat, but I was also a little bit sceptical due to...

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Muriel’s Kitchen Leicester Square Review

This week, The Handbook headed down to Leicester Square to try out the new(ish) branch of Muriel’s Kitchen. Situated on Leicester Square, next to the Empire cinema, it is in prime location for tourists, theatre-goers and commuters on their way home from work.On entering, we were amazed...

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Muriel’s Kitchen Leicester Square Review

This week, The Handbook headed down to Leicester Square to try out the new(ish) branch of Muriel’s Kitchen. Situated on Leicester Square, next to the Empire cinema, it is in prime location for tourists, theatre-goers and commuters on their way home from work.On entering, we were amazed...

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Ballaro Restaurant Review

On Thursday evening, The Handbook headed over to Belsize Park to try out Ballaro, a new Sicilian restaurant that opened earlier this week. Co-owned by renowned Italian chef Carmelo Carnevale, former Head Chef at Novikov, we were very excited to sample his new offerings – needless to say our...

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The Lockhart Review

Last week The Handbook headed over to Marble Arch for a little bit of good old fashioned South Western American food at The Lockhart.We arrived as the restaurant was filling up, a few people at the bar and families and couples around the small white wooden tables which were adorned with...

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The Lockhart Review

Last week The Handbook headed over to Marble Arch for a little bit of good old fashioned South Western American food at The Lockhart.We arrived as the restaurant was filling up, a few people at the bar and families and couples around the small white wooden tables which were adorned with...

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Asia de Cuba afternoon tea review

After wandering up and down St Martins Lane dodging the tourists we finally found St Martins Lane Hotel. We should have guessed really that it would be the building with no sign, and neon yellow glass. It’s cool, quirky and unashamed. What we assume were stools in the shape of gold teeth...

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Sauterelle at The Royal Exchange Review

The Royal Exchange: a beautiful and imposing building, we all know it is there in Bank, but how many of you know that inside is the Grand Café and that upstairs, there is Sauterelle? You don’t? Well you should.Last week The Handbook went for a little supper at Sauterelle. Our...

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Restaurant 1701 Review

Restaurant 1701 is the only kosher restaurant listed in the Michelin Guide in the UK it also happens to be situated within the grounds of Bevis Mark synagogue, the oldest synagogue in Britain, dating back to 1701. Naturally The Handbook were intrigued and went over to Bishopsgate to check it...

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Restaurant 1701 Review

Restaurant 1701 is the only kosher restaurant listed in the Michelin Guide in the UK it also happens to be situated within the grounds of Bevis Mark synagogue, the oldest synagogue in Britain, dating back to 1701. Naturally The Handbook were intrigued and went over to Bishopsgate to check it...

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