"A convivial place, with a wide range of Spanish and other Mediterranean tapas."
"Not the best day at delilah's today. Underseasoned burger with oversalty bacon and rubbery cheese that hadn't melted properly. And polenta chips are not a good substitute for potato"
"Come for the beef Wellington, stay for the owners! Forever friendly, reliable and delicious plus a decent and sensibly priced wine list. the loos are starting to feel a bit in need of a refurb."
"Boozey sunday dim sum set lunch is the way to do it: I am not sure it would be worth the eye watering a la carte. The venison dim sum particularly memorable."
"Excellent and attentive service, although bizarrely only the female half of our group were offered aperitifs! Food was top notch, well balanced flavours. Portions could have perhaps been a bit more generous with the starters but the mains and dessert meant left feeling full. Would go back for a date or a special meal."
"Classic dishes. Fantastic addition to Marylebone"
"will return for the Canard presse"
"Great brunch - bacon and eggs and sausage muffin - all ingredients of the highest quality. Attentive service. Interior as its predecessor Sam's but that is no bad thing. Will be back to try the steaks soon. Cocktails very very tasty e.g. grapefruit soda."
"Fantastic food - fish / seafood cooked to perfection. Food presentation is perfect. Portions are good, not one of those tiny-portions restaurants. Service very attentive and helpful. Ambiance - nicely understated decoration, formal, very busy yet enough personal space."
"They seem to trying to try to create a Middle Eastern atmosphere by pulling people of the street and putting them in the annex round the corner. Prices have gone up and food standard has gone down. They tipping distribution policy seems to have at best confused the staff!"
The Observer's critic-in-chief heads to Manchester to try out the new Hawksmoor and stumbles across a veggie dining room, 1847, serving great food – well, apart from the desserts. Read our roundup of restaurant news in Manchester and enter our Hawksmoor Manchester competition.
Meanwhile the Guardian's Marina O'Laughlin pays a visit to the much gushed about Kitty Fisher's
Everyone else love, love, loves it but Marina can't help but feel she's ended up at a house party she wasn't quite invited to, particularly as the restaurant staff seem allergic to answering the phone. We can attest to that having called them on at least 10 occasions without success.
The award for most ferocious review this week has to go to The Sunday Times's A A Gill
The critic has a thing or two to say about Mayfair's 'ridiculously overpriced' Mexican, Peyote, including: “...fiddly, neurotic preparation with pale, polite taste and silly, parsimonious sharing plates that aren’t bounteous or fun and are more like eating the catering pitch for a drug cartel’s wedding.”
Over at The Times, Giles Coren gives his opinion on Russian-imported pizza chain Bocconcino
“Bocconcino isn’t a bad restaurant. It just isn’t a necessary restaurant.” At £202 for pizza and pasta it's not hard to see why Mr Coren might feel that way – mind you, a £46 bottle of wine probably helped nudge the bill up.
And last but not least, Ms Maschler reviews Brindisa's new Morada Asador
The Standard's long-standing critic heads to the latest outpost of this tapas chain (in Soho) and finds the meats are the reason to flock here – from the 'delectable' milk-fed lamb to the Secreto Iberico.
Matthew started out at The Crofters Hotel in Lancashire before moving to St. Martins-on-the-Isle on The Isles of Scilly, working with Kenny Atkinson. He was a semi-finalist on the Beeb's MasterChef: The Professionals in 2010 and last year was a regional finalist on the broadcaster's Great British Menu, representing the North West.
Matthew says: “Pennyhill Park has a formidable reputation and I am very excited about joining The Latymer as head chef. It’s a great privilege to have this opportunity with a platform to really showcase my food in such superb surroundings.”
Danny Pecorelli, MD of Exclusive Hotels and Venues, which incorporates Pennyhill Park and the South Lodge Hotel in Horsham (among others), adds: “Matt is an incredible talent and his passion is infectious so I've no doubt he will create some show-stopping food whilst being a fantastic mentor to the team.”
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