reviews

  • I had walked past this small, chic-looking establishment many times and seen happy patrons sitting at the window seat or on one of the road-side tables, enjoying a glass of wine and small plates of something tasty-looking. So it was a happy stroke of luck when I was taken there for a brisk working lunch.

    There are two restaurants over...

  • Eat London is a hybrid of a restaurant guide, cookbook and general homage to food in London. Splitting London into 18 areas, authors Peter Prescott and Terence Conran review a wide range of establishments from cafés, pubs and Michelin starred restaurants to delis and food markets. The reviews are complimented by recipes from some of the...

  • Gaucho makes a dark first impression, literally. On arrival, I made my way from the reception to the ground floor bar to wait for my fellow diners. I had to feel my way along the black leather and cow hide walls to my table in a shadowy corner.

    Once in the bar, and safely at my table, my eyes had time to adjust and I was able to take in...

  • What is a burrito? When I asked this question, I did have a rough idea, but didn’t know entirely what separated a burrito from, say, a fajita or taco. My question wasn't met with a proper answer, my friend simply sent me a link to Chilango's website.

  • This SW London pub re-opened in December 2008 and has dispelled all trace of its predecessor, The Coleherne, one of Earls Courts’ most renowned gay pubs. It has been completely re-vamped to what has become an almost off the shelf 'gastro' pub style. It is decorated with dark wood furniture, large-print wallpaper and the odd...