Review

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: Galvin Bistrot de luxe [London]

The original and still the best Appeals to: ·        Lovers of classic French cooking ·        Carnivores with a lust for comfort food ·        Anyone with a taste for
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Review – Hawkyns Restaurant at The Crown Inn [Amersham]

A rustic adventure – precision and primeval in perfect harmony   Rating: Appeals to: ·        Experimental diners keen to explore a different culinary experience ·        Fans of the rustic eating
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Review: Lokanta, Sheffield

Rating:   In a Word: Staycation     Cuisine: Turkish   Appeals To: Anyone who fancies revisiting their holidays in food form – or if you just like good home cooked food.   Over them there hills It’s not often enough I get to travel
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Review: Bluu, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Institution   Cuisine: Barbecue/American   Appeals To: Girls and boys about town. Anyone who isn’t a vegetarian.    Northern Quarter Revamp Manchester’s Northern Quarter has long been a popular stomping ground for creatives, for
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Review – Poppies [Spitalfields, London]

Rating: In a word: Traditional Appeals to: Anyone wanting to take a step back in time. The 1950s décor has been meticulously designed by ‘Pop’ himself (Pat Newland) the celebrated owner of Poppies. The result will…transport you. Everything is covered; from wall to wall
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Review: Cafe Rouge, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Jolie   Cuisine: French Bistro   Appeals To: Shoppers, families, anyone who fancies something other than a cheap burger, or chips to eat and drink.    C’est Bon Back to the Trafford Centre. Again. I’m beginning to think the
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Review: Southern Eleven, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Redneck   Cuisine: Southern American/Barbecue   Appeals To: Meat eaters, vegetarians who have to accompany said meat eaters, and bears.    Spinningfields Smoke Shack Way back when Spinningfields was but an infant, I first visited Southern
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