The Editors’ review of Strand Dining Rooms It’s a handy enough place for breakfast or tea and coffee but we’re not sure it persuades as a lunch/dinner destination.   Ms Maschler enjoys ‘ethereal’ and ‘extraordinary’ food at Wormwood The Evening Standard critic is back from her hiatus and thrilled to discover a new Notting Hill […]

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The Editors’ review of Pavilion It’s handy enough for a pricey shopping lunch, but not a destination restaurant.   Grace Dent is in a Viennese whirl over Fischer’s The Evening Standard critic loves Corbin & King’s new Vienna-style café.   Smith & Wollensky to open at Adelphi US steakhouse to open its first London outpost […]

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The Editors’ review of Ham Yard The food is the usual Firmdale Hotel formula, but the setting is really something special.   Beast has Grace Dent roaring and raving “Look away now if London decadence leaves you boggle-eyed”, warns ES’s critic.   Get a free glass of bubbly at the new Hawksmoor The Knightsbridge outpost […]

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Chris Corbin and Jeremy King’s newest venture, Fischer’s, a Viennese café in Marylebone, is now open. The High Street site was once home to an ambitious Italian, Cotidie, and before that, Café Luc – both establishments that seemed to fail, in part, because they got their pricing wrong. So when the Wolseley-et-al duo acquired the […]

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The Editors’ review of Bilbao Berria This Basque-style tapas joint is a welcome break from the usually grimly impersonal restaurants around Haymarket.   Grace Dent falls in love with Georgian food at Marani ‘I don’t even like mascarpone that much, or mille feuille, but this is making me quite… emotional’.   Vienna waltzes into Marylebone, […]

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