Here’s our regular summary of the places national and local restaurant critics have been visiting in the week ending 23 January 2022. ***** The Sunday Times Marina O’Loughlin thinks found her restaurant of the year on a visit to Pine, in an old cow barn deep in Northumberland near Hadrians Wall. It’s part of Vallum […]

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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 16 January 2022. ***** The Sunday Times When Marina O’Loughlin paid a visit to Toklas, she initially felt like it was “the café attached to an out-of-town retail park” but when she left, she was […]

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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 26 December 2021. This is the last proper Review of the Reviews of the year, it’s a short but packed edition, with the ‘best ofs’ still trickling in (Marina and Grace delivered theirs last week, […]

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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 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 is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics were writing about in the week ending 29 November 2021. ***** The Evening Standard A busy week at Evening Standard HQ, with seven noteworthy articles to review! Jimi Famurewa reviewed The Plimsoll, the new home of Four Legs chefs Ed McIllroy and […]

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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’s a quick summary of what the national and local restaurant critics have been writing about over the past few weeks; apologies for our absence, the editorial team are busy working on Harden’s UK Restaurants 2022. ***** The Evening Standard Jimi Famurewa visited the new Dalston home of Supa Ya Ramen. “Though it may put […]

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