An ambitious new restaurant is to be launched in Cambridge this autumn under locally born chef Tristan Welch, formerly of Le Gavroche and Pétrus. Parker’s Tavern will be the destination restaurant in the University Arms, a 192-room revamp of the 1834 hotel overlooking Parker’s Piece, a city-centre playing field famous as the birthplace of Association Football, as […]

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LONDON Nautilus NW6 £41 “The matzo meal batter is so light and the fish always so über fresh” that it’s inevitably a delight to visit this “truly excellent” – if “basic and functional” – West Hampstead chippy. Golden Hind W1 £26 “A joy for lovers of fish ’n’ chips” – this “very basic” Marylebone institution’s […]

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The Observer’s Jay Rayner finds a very generous sunday lunch at reasonable prices (always a welcome surprise in central London) at the latest venture from the Goodman Group, Zelman Meats. This new meat-focused venue took over the site of keenly priced Soho seafood spot Rex & Mariano (also a Goodman enterprise) late last year… “Yes, […]

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