Here’s our regular summary of what the national and local restaurant critics have been writing about in the week ending 12 December 2021. ***** The Evening Standard Jimi Famurewa made his “first, long-overdue trip to Rules in Covent Garden” to enjoy the “glittering, timewarp atmosphere that would serve as the perfect way to tie a […]

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Here’s our regular summary of what the national and local restaurant critics have been writing about in the week ending 5 December 2021. The Scotsman wins the prize for the first ‘review of 2021’ article. ***** The Evening Standard For one of his last – but definitely not least favourite – meals of the year, […]

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Here’s our regular summary of what the national and local restaurant critics have been writing about in the week ending 21 November 2021. ***** The Evening Standard Catalyst Cafe in Holborn has “no hype-stoking publicist or obvious Hellenic signifiers”, but is “serving some of the best Greek food in London” thanks to “the considerable gifts […]

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Here is our football-free, weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics were writing about in the week ending 11 July 2021. ***** The Sunday Times “This is not a story of gentrification, but of people keen to make a living doing what they love somewhere they can afford.” Marina O’Loughlin was overjoyed […]

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Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 21 February 2021. England remains in national lockdown, with restaurants and pubs closed (many are operating a takeaway or delivery service): https://www.gov.uk/find-coronavirus-local-restrictions. All of Wales is at alert level 4, with similar restrictions to full […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 14 December 2020. Post-lockdown, England is now operating under a strict tier system that controls whether or not pubs and restaurants can open; anywhere in Tier 3 is unable to open for diners (but can still operate […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 6 December 2020. Post-lockdown, England is now operating under a strict tier system that controls whether or not pubs and restaurants can open; anywhere in Tier 3 is unable to open for diners (but can still operate […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 29 November 2020. Restaurants and bars in England are closed between 5 November and 2 December for a second lockdown, after which a strict tier system is controlling whether or not pubs and restaurants can open. Please […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 22 November 2020. Restaurants and bars in England are closed between 5 November and 2 December for a second lockdown; parts of Scotland are in the highest level of the country’s five-tier system of restrictions, and the […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 15 November 2020. Restaurants and bars in England are closed between 5 November and 2 December for a second lockdown; parts of Scotland are also on similar lockdown, and the ‘firebreak’ lockdown in Wales ended on 9 […]

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