Tag: restaurant review

On the table: Gezellig

From cereal cafés to pasta served in wheels of Parmesan, there’s no shortage of novel eateries in London. Sophie Thorpe delights in the delicious ease of a meal at Gezellig, a Holborn establishment proving how good classic can be

On the table: Parsons

Parsons is the second establishment to open from the wine-minds behind Covent Garden’s The 10 Cases. We sent Sophie Thorpe along for an unexpected education in crab-cracking. There was – perhaps – a greedy swagger as I steamed into Parsons, an arrogance in anticipation of the brilliance that lay ahead. Oh how hungry and foolish […]

On the table: Hoppers, St Christopher’s Place

London’s second Hoppers is the latest in a series of restaurants challenging British perceptions of South Asian cuisine. We sent Alexis Self to Marylebone to sample its rich karis and famous flatbreads Though a mere falafel’s throw from Dean Street, Marylebone is a world away in dining terms. Not here for the queues and sharing […]

On the table: Plot

For this month’s review, we sent Sophie Thorpe down the Northern Line to Tooting, where a new restaurant serving seasonal small plates, Plot, perches in an unlikely location It’s incongruous, finding Plot, a slim-line open kitchen serving British small plates, in the midst of Tooting’s Broadway Market. There is a serene warmth to the place, […]