⦿ Marina O’Loughlin of The Guardian reviewed Lorne 7/10 in Victoria, which lived up to the impressive CV of its founding partners, Katie Exton (sommelier and front of house) and Peter Hall (chef), who have worked at the Square, the River Cafe, Chez Bruce, Brawn and San Francisco’s celebrated Benu. “It’s the beef short rib that would make me a […]

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Westminster institution, Shepherd’s, a favourite haunt of politicos, lobbyists and journalists has returned to London’s dining scene after two years. When the restaurant closed in 2013 it was dubbed “the end of an era” by The Spectator and certainly that part of town remains curiously bereft of mid-priced alternatives. So news that Shepherd’s has reopened (under […]

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London finally has an American restaurant big enough to represent the ‘Land of the Huge’ as the 500-cover Blues Kitchen is open in Shoreditch. An outpost of the original Camden venture of the same name, the restaurant has twice the capacity of, say, Brasserie Zédel. The restaurant, open all day, features a Texan BBQ menu including […]

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London finally has an American restaurant big enough to represent the ‘Land of the Huge’ as the 500-cover Blues Kitchen is open in Shoreditch. An outpost of the original Camden venture of the same name, the restaurant has twice the capacity of, say, Brasserie Zédel. The restaurant, open all day, features a Texan BBQ menu including […]

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