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Les Trois Garcons – Shoreditch

Any place that has a giraffe and a sequin-encrusted panther on the wall is worth exploring. Les Trois Garcons is in Shoreditch, a quick walk from Shoreditch High Street train station. The decor reminded me of an old stately home, … Continue reading

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The Hunan

This review comes a little late. I let this one sit in my head and stew for a few months, not because I was lazy as I typically am, but because I didn’t really know where to start. How do … Continue reading

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L’art Du Fromage, King’s road

L’art du Fromage is all about cheese, but is not cheesy. If you’re a cheese fan, this is the place to come to. It’s a pokey little place just off King’s Road. The friend of mine who brought me here’s … Continue reading

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The Hawksmoor (Steakhouse of Legend)

The Hawksmoor, steakhouse of legend, the place where steaks can do no wrong. I had been dreaming of visiting this place, but like all good legends, one has to wait a bit or a lot to make the legend even … Continue reading

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Smiths of Smithfield

Thursday became the new Friday a while ago. The fact that I’m excited about being out on a Thursday actually shows my age, but had another reason for looking forward to the evening. Smiths of Smithfield was my destination this evening, … Continue reading

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Mitsukoshi

Greeny’s hit a round number this year. So to celebrate it, we thought we’d go sample the “special Kaiseki” menu at Mitsukoshi. Kaiseki literally means “stone in the belly” and it’s a series of small dishes, each with its own … Continue reading

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Sweetings

Sweetings is something of an institution on the city. Its been here since 1889 and by the looks of things hasn’t changed much in all that time. It’s only open for lunch from 11:30-3pm and they don’t take bookings. With … Continue reading

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Barbecoa, One New Change

Barbecoa, Jamie’s latest venture in the snazzy One New Change with barbecue supremo Adam Perry Lang. I ended up here on a business lunch on a rather drab and dreary day, where I had, embarrassingly, forgotten the name of the … Continue reading

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The Red Lion Inn, Hinxston

We’re off on holiday at last, but we can’t face the prospect of flying with a two year old, so we’re on our way to the the British holiday the weather can’t spoil, Centre Parcs, where the earliest check-in is … Continue reading

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The Madison Restaurant, One New Change

The Madison is nestled at the top of the snazzy One New Change, the Madison has fantastic views. It was new when I went there, so new in fact that the leather upholstery still smelt new. Now if you were visiting a … Continue reading

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