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No Mean Feat At The Wheatsheaf

On Tuesday The Handbook headed to The Wheatsheaf, a pub ideally placed next to Borough Market and London Bridge Tube. The place was bustling, surprising so early on in the week, and the owner assured me that at the weekends it can be hard to squeeze everyone in. Impressive considering the place...

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Perfect Pork at Roast

The name Roast invokes the idea of that great British tradition of Sunday roast lunch and country pubs, yet the restaurant Roast is anything but a country pub, yes it is British and yes it does great roasts, but country pub it is not. It is that understated glamour that Britain does so well.

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Perfect Pork at Roast

The name Roast invokes the idea of that great British tradition of Sunday roast lunch and country pubs, yet the restaurant Roast is anything but a country pub, yes it is British and yes it does great roasts, but country pub it is not. It is that understated glamour that Britain does so well.

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Chez Gérard: Simply Steaks

 The Handbook braved the cold weather and headed to Bishopsgate to try out the steak at the iconic Chez Gérard. Created back in 1975, classic steak frites were the order of the day, now owned by Brasserie Bar Co, Chez Gérard has stayed true to its founding of French...

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Mr Selfridge Has Good Taste

Selfridges most certainly lives up to its ‘World’s Best Department Store’ accolade in The Tasting Room, an intimate dining space tucked away in a corner of the 2nd floor. Brush past the beautiful dresses of the women’s designer gallery, and you’ll find a softly-lit...

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Mr Selfridge Has Good Taste

Selfridges most certainly lives up to its ‘World’s Best Department Store’ accolade in The Tasting Room, an intimate dining space tucked away in a corner of the 2nd floor. Brush past the beautiful dresses of the women’s designer gallery, and you’ll find a softly-lit...

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Primo – Italian Attitude in Soho

Bringing a genuine Italian experience to London’s Soho, here is a restaurant with attitude. Primo, launched December 2012, serves mind-blowing Italian dishes that capture the imagination of any diner. Perfect for both lunches and evenings out, Primo offers an array of hearty tapas, as...

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Saturday Lunch at The Grove

The newly refurbished gastro pub situated in South London’s popular suburb, Balham, has also just re-launched their menu. As a resident of Balham and within walking distance of the pub, it was hard to resist the opportunity to go and taste their new Eastern American/British influenced...

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The Grill on the Market: Timeless, Wholesome Food

The Grill on the Market, Smithfield promises “solid, honest and proper food” and it provided just that. We ate delicious, well-presented, simple dishes in a relaxed, friendly environment with attentive service.The restaurant had rustic features with wooden panels, vintage mirrors...

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The Grill on the Market: Timeless, Wholesome Food

The Grill on the Market, Smithfield promises “solid, honest and proper food” and it provided just that. We ate delicious, well-presented, simple dishes in a relaxed, friendly environment with attentive service.The restaurant had rustic features with wooden panels, vintage mirrors...

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