Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Knightsbridge

April 30, 2011

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British, Food 5/5, Price £28 set lunch or about £40 a la carte, Atmosphere 5*/5, website Before we start, I urge you to pick up the phone or go online and make a reservation for this restaurant. There’s no point in delaying your experience any further than the already long wait that’s usually necessary to get a […]

Princi, Soho

April 25, 2011

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Café, Food 3/5, Price about £10 for a meal, Atmosphere 1/5 Princi’s interior food and waiting staff all look beautiful. Who cares about substance when we have looks? What is a bit of a problem is how busy this place is. It’s impossible to sit down straight away and even after you’ve resorted to the un-British […]

London’s Best Bagel Part Two-Brick Lane

April 24, 2011

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Beigel Bake (159 Brick Lane), plain bagel 25p salt beef bagel £3.50, 4/5 Beigel Shop (155 Brick Lane), plain bagel 25p salt beef bagel £3.40, 3/5 The first Jewish area in London wasn’t Golders Green, Stoke Newington or Hendon but Brick Lane. As a self-confessed bagel addict with an average bagel consumption rate of 15/week, […]

The Best Chelsea Buns@Flour Station, Borough Market

April 24, 2011

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Bakery, 5*/5, Price £2.50 for a Chelsea Bun, website These Chelsea Buns are simply amazing. They’re incredibly dense but soft, packed full of currants and really buttery – the best pastry to grace Borough Market. I make a beeline for these every time I go. The BBC recipe for Chelsea buns calls for 40g of […]

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William Curley, Belgravia

April 7, 2011

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Food 3/5,  Price ~£3 per cake,  Atmosphere 2/5 William A Curley is an overrated, posh chocolatier in overrated, posh Belgravia supplying overrated, posh restaurants. Most of my feeds on Google Reader are from food blogs and chocolate blogs, so I’d read a lot about Curley’s new products – posh versions of classic chocolate confections. I […]

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Bavarian Beerhouse, Hackney

April 7, 2011

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German Pub, Food 4/5, Price £10 a head for a suckling pig party, Atmosphere 4/5, website The Bavarian Beerhouse have an amazing feasting menu for parties of specifically 20-25 people, where you can share an entire roasted suckling pig and heaps of Bavarian dishes for around £10 a head. It’s a complete bargain for the […]

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Posted in: £10 to £15, chain, German

Vy Nam Café, Finchley

April 7, 2011

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Vietnamese, Food 3-4/5, Price ~£15 for starter/main, Waiting time ~5 mins, Atmosphere 3/5 , website A very good local Vietnamese restaurant, which offers great value for money and some standout dishes. Admittedly, I wouldn’t go more than a couple of stops on the tube out of the way to eat here, but it’s now my […]

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