Armed with a voucher, a celebratory excuse and a huge dose of curiosity to dine at THE Gordon Ramsay restaurant, with a bit of bravado I hit the confirm button. What did I just do? Well, I had half a year to mull over my sudden recklessness. For Restaurant Gordon Ramsay is not a restaurant […]Read more "Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Chelsea [French]"
Few places in London manage to cater for those dressing to the nines, and those in their threes, as well as Brasserie Zedel. On an early Saturday evening the lofty dining room, a beautifully decked out space plucked straight out of the Parisian Art Deco, had a mix of women in cocktail dresses, guys in […]Read more "Brasserie Zedel, Soho [French]"
Sitting snugly on a corner of Columbia Road this unassuming restaurant is sibling to perennial fine dining favourite “Terroirs”. Despite spending an absurd amount of time walking up and down Kingsland Road and Regent’s Canal area a few years ago I had never actually walked past this place. And yes to all those out there […]Read more "Brawn, Bethnal Green [French]"
Le Garrick has the perfect atmosphere and back story for a romantic dinner, the couple who owns the restaurant now actually met here! Set over two floors the ground floor is rather unassuming compared to the cavernous nooks and crannies in the basement. Service was nice and attentive and there is a homely atmosphere to […]Read more "Le Garrick, Covent Garden [French]"
The explorer in me, actually, really enjoyed the element of surprise in finding Bistrotheque. Heck getting to Cambridge Heath station, the closest means of non-bus transport (I don’t trust buses) to Bistrotheque, itself was a journey all on its own! Some of the best meals I’ve ever had have been at places I’ve had to hunt […]Read more "Bistrotheque, Bethnal Green [French]"
Blanchette stands quietly in the rather crowded, in more ways than one can imagine, Soho scene. On a Saturday lunch the place was filled with a mix of families, couples, girlfriends, all sorts, tasting Blanchette’s version of French sharing plates. The Parisian-styled bistro has its niche polished to perfection from the front of house staff down […]Read more "Blanchette, Soho [French]"