Kishmish may have languished in relative obscurity for half a century, but now the Fulham Indian has taken on a chef from what was until recently one of London’s most distinguished modern subcontinentals, Zaika. Dishes on the new menu include: Tawa Fish (pan-seared hake fish with smoked aubergine salsa and curried oil), Achari Ostrich (ostrich tikka infused with […]

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Northcote – or Northcote Manor as it was once called – has long been celebrated as probably the best restaurant in the North West. Indeed, it’s the only North Western restaurant-with-rooms (excluding the Lakes, obviously) with a real reputation outside the region. After a year or renovations, the dining room has just been given an […]

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Charlotte’s Holdings, the group behind popular dining spots Charlotte’s Place and Charlotte’s Bistro, will open a third west London site this autumn. The new restaurant, to be called Charlotte’s, will launch in Dickens Yard, Ealing. At the same time, the group’s flagship restaurant Charlotte’s Place (also in Ealing) will close for major refurbishment. The restaurant […]

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