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TWID – Battersea, London

We liked TWID. A fun, quirky sort of place where the welcome was warm, the cocktails strong, the food good as well as nicely presented. York Road, Battersea might not be the easiest of places to get to – a 15-minute walk from Clapham Junction station, a 20-minute bus ride from Victoria station, but we […]

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Yo!

It doesn’t seem possible that 20 years have elapsed since YO! first opened its doors in London’s Soho introducing the British public to its conveyer belt (kaiten) food delivery system and its clever colour-coded dishes matching the entries on the colour-coded priced menu. However YO! isn’t just confined to London; there are some 100 branches […]

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Bordelaise – Tooting High St, London

I was intrigued to read that an up-market French bistro specialising in steak frites had opened inside one of Tooting’s two indoor markets. I’ve long been a fan of these cheerful, bustling spaces; of late there’s been a distinct trend to gentrification with new cafes, delicatessens, craft and vintage shops setting up alongside the fruit […]

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Brunello Bar and Restaurant, Baglioni Hotel – London

It must have been a good 18 months or so since we were last at the Baglioni Hotel for a special truffle menu. It was good to be back at this elegant Kensington hotel overlooking Hyde Park and just a few minutes’ walk from High St Kensington underground station. As before there was a friendly […]

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Antony Bennett, Executive Chef La Tasca

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Reid’s Palace Hotel, Madeira