Category Archives: Restaurants/Pubs

Kerala Indian restaurant, Central London

I’ve been to Kerala (Indian restaurant near Oxford Circus in Central London) again and it’s just as good as it was when I first went and wrote about it here. I just want to make sure enough people go there … Continue reading

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Review of The National Portrait Gallery Restaurant

I went for lunch at the restaurant in the National Portrait Gallery yesterday. I’d already been once before, towards the end of 2000, and enjoyed it then (not least because someone else was paying) and was looking forward to going … Continue reading

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William IV pub, Leyton

For anyone in the area who doesn’t already know about it, the William IV pub at the Baker’s Arms in Leyton is one of the best pubs in the area. They have a good selection of real beer such as … Continue reading

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Review of Nama Bar and Restaurant, London (kangaroo and chips)

I went to the Nama Bar last night on a special offer (vouchers from The Times) since I’d been in a pub in the area. It’s not quite what I was expecting, definitely more of a bar than a restaurant, … Continue reading

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Review of Wagamama Japanese restaurant, Covent Garden

I first went to a Wagamama a couple of years ago and was fairly impressed. Decent enough food and fairly cheap, being able to eat for around a tenner quite easily. The side dishes seemed particularly good. It was, in … Continue reading

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Review of Curry Capital, Brick Lane, London

A rather good curry I’ve tried the Brick Lane curry experience a few times now, as I live in East London and work in Bethnal Green, but have always been disappointed. I think out of the worst half a dozen … Continue reading

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Review of Kerala Indian Restaurant, Oxford Circus

I had the good fortune to visit a South Indian restaurant called Kerala, near Oxford Circus, last night. Located in an unlikely place for an original restaurant it was a real surprise. I’m a big curry fan, and Kerala is … Continue reading

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Restaurant review: Gili Gulu sushi restaurant, London

It’s hard not to know about Yo Sushi, the ‘famous’ conveyor belt sushi restaurant, but what’s not so well known is that the idea is almost a direct import from Japan where such restaurants are more common. Gili Gulu is … Continue reading

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Restaurant review: Vic Naylor’s, Clerkenwell, London

Vic Naylor’s in Clerkenwell is one of a collection of reasonably up-market restaurants along St John Street. On entering the bar/restaurant one is struck by the effort that has been put into the interior, yet somehow it appears very natural. … Continue reading

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Restaurant and pub review: The Duke of York, Clerkenwell

“The Duke” in Clerkenwell is hidden away down a back street (Roger Street) just off Theobalds Road and Grays Inn Road, London. Although the pub comes across as a ‘local boozer’, it’s clear from the thought that’s been put into … Continue reading

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