This restaurant is my new Vice It takes balls to open a restaurant like St Leonards. Fulsome, dangly ones that sway and jiggle with every sigh and cough. It’s either that or the proprietors’ first choice property was out of reach for whatever reason. Few other reasons can seemingly explain St Leonards, a restaurant located … Continue reading
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Oklava review – classy Turkish food quite unlike any you’ve had before
Another reason to stop being so pissy about Shoreditch London’s restaurant scene doesn’t stand still with an unstoppable cycle of new restaurants replacing old ones. Sometimes it’s for the worse, as when Charlotte Street’s Rasa Samudra, a very civilised Indian seafood restaurant, was replaced with a branch of Côte. A bloody, sodding, unforgivable Côte. Sometimes though, … Continue reading
Great Queen Street review – Covent Garden’s best gastropub?
Pub food fit for a queen? Update 16/8/2019 – this gastropub has now closed Going to a restaurant recommended by another blogger is fraught with difficulty. If I agree that it’s great, then either the other blogger radiates unbearable smugness or a collective warm fuzziness, usually only seen during communal sporting events or when swooning … Continue reading
Cinc Sentits review – Barcelona’s best restaurant?
This review of a Barcelona restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage. Cinc Sentits is reputed to be one of Barcelona’s best fine dining establishments, which is a vaunted reputation any restaurant will have a hard time living up to. First impressions are a good place to start and here Cinc … Continue reading
Terroirs review – Heaven on a plate
Superb French food and wine in an unlikely location Update 4/06/2021 – this restaurant has now closed You could easily pass by Terroirs and miss it. A wine bar located on an anonymous side street off the Strand right next to an exit from the Charing Cross Tube station seems an unlikely place to find … Continue reading
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