Here’s our weekly round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the week up to 4th February 2024 ***** The Evening Standard “A scrappy, DIY sunburst of a space.” Jimi Famurewa reviewed Paradise Cove in Wandsworth, the latest in a string of restaurant that Tarell ‘Chef Tee’ Mcintosh has opened and lost, […]

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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 28th January 2024 * The Evening Standard “Measured hits of palate-jolting unexpectedness.” Jimi Famurewa reviewed Sune, an antidote to the “wine-led sharing-plates restaurant” formula and “chef-led pretentiousness” usually seen in Hackney. (It’s pronounced “sooner” and comes from […]

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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 21 January 2024 ***** The Evening Standard Jimi Famurewa reviewed Kebhouze, the new Oxford Street kebab joint from Italian businessman and “internet personality” Gianluca Vacchi which claims to be the UK’s biggest “despite the fact 220-cover Green […]

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Here’s our weekly round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about up to 14th January 2024. ***** The Evening Standard David Ellis grumbled about the travel time to the new permanent Clapton location of chef Abby Lee’s Mambow, but even with a “bad beginning” (“queuing has not been planned for” and there was […]

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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 18th December 2023. ***** The Evening Standard A “knack for deftly articulated pleasure and willingness to try things”. Jimi Famurewa reviewed The Corner, a “louche long-term kitchen residency” from Jackson Boxer that’s “wedged in between luxury womenswear […]

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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 3rd December 2023. ***** The Evening Standard “Food with a magnificence and flavour dynamism that completely speaks for itself.” In The Evening Standard, Jimi Famurewa reviewed Akara, chef “Aji Akokomi’s more casual sister to Akoko” in the […]

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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 12th November 2023. ***** The Evening Standard “A sophisticated, scintillating shot in the arm for London’s Thai scene.” Jimi Famurewa reviewed Kolae, “a new Borough Market, southern-accented grill restaurant from the creators of som saa that feels, […]

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Here’s a jumbo edition of our round-up of what the nation’s restaurant critics were writing about in the two weeks up to 15th October 2023; we’ve been busy writing UK Restaurants 2024! ***** The Guardian Last week, Grace Dent was in Edinburgh and ate a life-changing lunch at Tantra, “far and away the oddest restaurant […]

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