Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are reviewing and writing about, for the week ending 26 July 2020. Restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes in England were permitted to re-open on Saturday 4 July after over 100 days of enforced closure. Check with your local and favourite restaurants before heading there; […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 19 July 2020. Restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes in England were permitted to re-open on Saturday 4 July after over 100 days of enforced closure. Some establishments remain closed – the owner of the three Market Halls, […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 12 July 2020. Restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes in England were permitted to re-open on Saturday 4 July after over 100 days of enforced closure. Some establishments remain closed – the owner of the three Market Halls, […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 31 May 2020; the country remains in lockdown, with restaurants, cafes and bars officially closed due the coronavirus outbreak since March. Gradual easing of lockdown rules recently means that restaurant and bars can start planning for re-opening […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics writing about, for the week ending 3 May 2020; the country remains in lockdown, with restaurants, cafes and bars officially closed due the coronavirus outbreak. You can still support your local and favourite restaurants; many are offering takeaways or deliveries, or you can buy […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics writing about, for the week ending 26 April 2020; the UK is in lockdown, with restaurants, cafes and bars officially closed over a month ago, due the coronavirus outbreak. You can still support your local and favourite restaurants; many are offering takeaways or deliveries, […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics writing about, for the week ending 19 April 2020; the country is in lockdown, with restaurants, cafes and bars officially closed a month ago, due the coronavirus outbreak. You can still support your local and favourite restaurants, though – many are offering takeaways or […]

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Harden’s regular round-up of the restaurant critics’ musings, from the week ending 9 February 2020. Casa do Frango, London EC2 “Tortured food v excellent ingredients unmucked-about — I know what wins every time” Marina O’Loughlin for The Sunday Times was craving chicken and chips after enduring a TV show in which Heston Blumenthal made a […]

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Harden’s regular round-up of the restaurant critics’ musings, from the week ending 2 February 2020. Mei Mei, London SE1 Jimi Famurewa for The Evening Standard is the first to report on Elizabeth Haigh’s new Borough Market Kitchen outlet; the “tiny counter café” that’s “a meticulous, loving riff on the thrumming ‘kopitiam’ coffee shops that are […]

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Harden’s regular round-up of the restaurant critics’ musings, from the week ending 20 October 2019. Pilgrim, Liverpool For Grace Dent of The Guardian, “2019 has been a year of loitering confusedly in food halls, gob ajar, trying to decipher where one eats, sits, orders and pays”. Her latest (but less confused) visit was to Duke […]

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