Reviews

TastingBritain.co.uk - The Balcon, St. James, London

Review: The Balcon [Pall Mall, London]

Back at the Balcon, on Pall Mall, but paying a little more attention to a fantastic and fantasy themed cocktail menu. Richard investigates… Rating: Cuisine: French bistro In a word Fantastical What is it?: A magnificent cocktail experience with a very good French restaurant
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Review: Noodle Lab, Wagamama [Soho]

Wagamama have very recently launched their new ‘innovative’ kitchen in Soho where the public can try out never-been-seen before dishes and give direct feedback. Not really the done thing for brands of this size, and promising of much excitement – is it yay or
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All You Can Eat Lunch @ Tsunami [Clapham]

Clapham’s Tsunami have a new bottomless brunch menu. Theoretically bottomless sushi? Yes indeed! Does it work? Yes – if you can get served… Rating: Cuisine: Japanese In A Word: Passible Appeals to: Hip and cosmopolitan Clapham people. Small groups of friends
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TastingBritain.co.uk - Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar, County Hal

Review – Brunch @ Gillray’s Steakhouse Restaurant & Bar [Westminster]

Gillray’s…still going strong. Strong like one of their 1+KG ‘Bull’s Head’ steaks. None of that this time around, but they’ve got a brunch menu worth looking at (with lots and lots of champagne). We thought we’d head back and give it a
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Review – No 29 Power Station West [Battersea]

It took a long, long time, but someone finally (re)developed Battersea Power Station. Dubbed as ‘the first and only pub to open at Battersea power station’, ‘No 29 Power Station West’ is Darwin and Wallace’s latest creation. We went down to see how
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Tasting Britain - Rosebud Preserves Review

Review – Rosebud Preserves Christmas Jam Selection

Rosebud Preserves, founded by Elsbeth Biltoft, has been making its jams, chutneys and jellies in Masham, North Yorkshire, since 1989. The company believe in sourcing local produce, cooking traditional recipes; and practising time-honoured techniques. Rosebud products do not use
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Review – Red Sails Restaurant, Faversham Creek Hotel [Kent]

We sent Shekha down to the historic Faversham, in Kent, to sample the recently awarded 2AA Rosette Red Sails Restaurant in the Faversham Creek Hotel. Exciting food served with a side of local history, village politics and a flooding creek made for an eventful trip! Rating Cuisine
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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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