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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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Raising the bar

There was once a time when you wouldn’t be seen dead eating at a bar. My, how the tables have literally turned . Sitting at a bar is now the hottest seat in town thanks to the likes of Spuntino and the stalwart of … Continue reading

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Manson: A worthy detour down the Fulham Road

Manson 667 Fulham Road London SW6 5SA Tel: 020 7384 9559 The Fulham Road is not somewhere I often venture . It’s all a bit too Made In Chelsea with organic smoothie shops full of SW’s finest spending their trust funds … Continue reading

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