Reviews

Review – Bourgee, Afternoon Tea on the Lawn [Essex & Suffolk]

 An afternoon tea with a lot of style and flare, this treat from Bourgee makes a real change from scones and tea, bringing the concept into the modern day.  Afternoon tea is a concept born in the nineteenth century by Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, who complained of
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Review: The Royal Oak [Twickenham]

Located in the heart of England’s ‘rugby town’, The Royal Oak of Twickenham hopes to score points with their seasonal menu, refreshing beer and cosy atmosphere. Will it be a roaring success? Or will there be scrumming at the exit? Rating: Cuisine: British In A
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South African Cuisine at Amanzi Falmouth Cornwall

Review – Amanzi [Falmouth, Cornwall]

Rating    Cuisine South African world fusion using the freshest ingredients from Cornwall. In a Word Big – on flavour, bold décor, large meals and full of character, I’d like to be more poetic, but the most descriptive word comes in as big! Appeals to Focusing on making
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Review: Mommi [Clapham]

Where the distinctive flavours of Japan meet the exoticness of Latin America, Samina wishes to go. Turns out she only has to visit Clapham… Rating: Cuisine: Peruvian-Japanese fusion In A Word: Saporous Appeals to: Small and large groups of friends in particular, there
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Review: Boki [Seven Dials]

Our Samina heads down to Boki in Seven Dials, Covent Garden. It may look like a coffee shop, but it is much more… Rating: Cuisine: Fusion? In A Word: Original Appeals to: Mainly couples, mates who are catching up and I can see a fair few singles here. A general mix of
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Review: Zerodegrees [Blackheath]

Rating: Cuisine: Italian In A Word: Lively Appeals to: A wide variety of people. There are a few family groups, couples, friends – especially by the bar. From the way the staff communicate with some of the customers, I’m guessing there are a few regulars here too…
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Review – Coast [Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire]

Coast is an award-winning restaurant run by Will Holland, Chefs Guild ‘UK Restaurant Chef of the Year 2016’. Located on the Pembrokeshire coastline, Coast’s menu highlights local produce with its many seafood dishes a reminder to its patrons of the idyllic scenery in which they
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Review: Brasserie Blanc [Fulham Reach]

Rating: Cuisine: French/Modern European with strong French influences In A Word: Dreamy Appeals to: Professional types, lots of people in suits and smart attire. Wealthy residents in the area. There are a few couples scattered in the restaurant and by the bar. Introduction Fulham
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Review – The Sipping Room [Canary Wharf]

Drake and Morgan have opened a new bar in West India Quay. Despite a somewhat naff name, these guys certainly know how to run a bar, so we sent Jack down to see what the latest is like… Rating: Cuisine: Modern European Appeals To: Young professionals and unprofessionals
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Review – The Wellcome Kitchen [Euston]

We sent Jack down to one of London’s most fascinating (and free) museums – The Wellcome collection, which is in Euston. But, instead of letting him take in the exhibits, we sent him upstairs to the Wellcome’s restaurant for dinner. This is what happened. Rating:
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