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About Restaurant Gossip

25 year old restaurant obsessed Londoner. Follow me @adamhyman29 on Twitter.

Quo Vadis: Forecasting a bright future

Quo Vadis 26-29 Dean Street London W1D 3LL Tel: 020 7437 9585 Groucho Marx once said, ‘I’m leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it’s not raining’. What is it with the weather and us Brits? When … Continue reading

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MEATliquor: Great Expectations

MEATliquor 74 Welbeck Street  London  W1G 0BA Tues – Thurs 12.00 – Midnight  Fri – Sat 12.00 – 02.00 No reservations  ‘Take nothing on its looks; everything on its evidence. There’s no better rule.’ (Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, 1860).  Most … Continue reading

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34: Mayfair’s new steakholder

34 34 Grosvenor Square London W1K 2HD Tel: 020 350 3434 http://www.34-restaurant.co.uk Adrian Gill. A quality writer. Shot a baboon. Married to the blonde. I probably couldn’t tell you much more about the man. Ask most people to describe him … Continue reading

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The Delaunay: Meet me under the clock

The Delaunay 55 Aldwych London WC2B 4BB Tel: 020 7499 8558 Mon-Fri: 7am – Midnight Sat: 8am – Midnight Sun: 11am – 11pm I apologise if this all sounds a little bit ‘X Factor’ but I recently had the pleasure … Continue reading

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Mishkin’s: When Ezra met Egon

Mishkin’s  25 Catherine Street London WC2B 5JS Tel: 020 7240 2078 http://www.mishkins.co.uk Mon – Sat 11am – Midnight Sun 12 noon – 11pm I reckon Egon Ronay and Ezra Mishkin would have got on rather well. Ronay, a Hungarian Jew … Continue reading

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2012: Gold for London’s Restaurants?

We awoke to the news on Friday morning that Jeremy King and Chris Corbin, the legendary restaurateurs, had secured the Oriel site on Sloane Square after Lord Cadogan had given them the thumbs up. A week earlier they had announced they … Continue reading

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What is great service?

‘The customer is king until he dethrones himself’ is how Fernando Peire answered a question on whether the customer is ever wrong. An interesting concept from the managing director of The Ivy and now the face of Channel Five’s Restaurant Inspector, … Continue reading

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