Here’s our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 13th August 2023. ***** The Times “Two people at the top of their game. Near perfection.” Chitra Ramaswamy awarded what we believe to be her first 10/10 across the board this week, dining at Eòrna, a “tiny-in-numbers, […]

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Here’s our weekly round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 11 June 2023. ***** The Guardian “Food doesn’t get much more personal than this.” Grace Dent was in Caversham, enjoying “thoughtfully made and determinedly different” authentic Hyderbadi food at the “second incarnation” of Clay’s Kitchen, now in […]

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Happy Bank Holiday Monday! Here’s our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 28 May 2023. ***** The Observer “In an area not renowned for its ambitious restaurant choices, this is one which deserves to thrive.” Jay Rayner was in Northern Ireland, struck lyrical by the […]

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Here’s our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 21 May 2023. ***** The Evening Standard “Decadence done right is a welcome addition to King’s Cross revival.” Jimi Famurewa reviewed the “unabashed grandness” of the Midland Grand Dining Room, the “an all-new flagship restaurant within the […]

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Our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 14 May 2023. ***** The Guardian “One of the best restaurants within 100 miles or more.” Grace Dent reviewed the “defiantly unswaggering” Home in Dumfries, which “has been on my to-do list for about three years now, not […]

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Here’s our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 7 May 2023. ***** The Evening Standard “Days after visiting, I am still trying to fully compute each nook and cranny of its stylish, subtly affecting excellence.” Jimi Famurewa gave his top score to Story Cellar in […]

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Here’s our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 30 April 2023. ***** The Guardian Despite being unsure about the term “smoke play” (referring only to the Josper grill in the kitchen, thankfully), Grace Dent has been wanting to visit Khai Khai, on Newcastle’s Quayside, for […]

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Here’s our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 23 April 2023. ***** The Times Giles Coren sat at the “performative eating counter” at Rambutan, the “spanking new Borough Market locus” for “diaspora Sri Lankan cooking over open fire”, from chef and cookbook author Cynthia Shanmugalingam. […]

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Here’s our regular round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 16 April 2023. ***** The Observer When “the food started to arrive… I knew we were somewhere else entirely.” Jay Rayner received a one-word answer from his counterpart at The Guardian when he announced he was reviewing […]

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Here’s a quick, bank-holiday round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 9 April 2023 and over the Easter weekend. ***** The Observer “It’s all delightful.” Jay Rayner was in Salford and paid a visit to Sakura; be warned, there’s another restaurant with the same name in the […]

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