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Nopi

Nopi

Apparently Nopi stands for North of Piccadilly.  With such a clever play on words, I expected the food to be short and precise, reflecting the name of the restaurant.  The dining room, with white and minimalist decor in a high ceiling cavern only served to […]

Harwood Arms

Harwood Arms

Service.  Service… Service!!! When sitting around an open kitchen, I had often heard this being hurled around with some abandonment.  It would inevitably seem to herald an amusing experience.  When this exclamation wasn’t acted upon quickly by the serving staff, it was flung around almost […]

Launceston Place

Launceston Place

It seems that in these exciting times, we are more and more gripped by political spectacle.  Although in some cases the worries seemed wholly justified.  Just look at Brexit and the recent White House elections for a start.  Those did not go the way that […]

Clarke’s

Clarke’s

I heard that Clarke’s was an outpost of the gentrified, so I couldn’t resist a visit after my trip to Paris to check if cultured people in white table cloth restaurants in England acted the same.  Hence, my visit to this institution.  Clarke’s, apparently known […]

Greenhouse

Greenhouse

It seems like some of the best restaurants aren’t open on the weekends so require you to sacrifice either a weekday holiday or a busy weekday dinner.  Both are not ideal options so I had high hopes when I finally managed to get a day […]