Tag: review

On the table: Primeur

This month food writer Victoria Stewart heads north to Primeur; already established as a local favourite, this Canonbury spot doles out delicious sharing plates with unpretentious appeal. It’s a wonderful thing to walk into a restaurant and have the atmosphere hit you in the face like a blast of warm air. Which is what happened […]

Sideways: the Play

Rex Pickett brings the stage version of his wine-infused comic novel to London: can Sideways: the Play match the magic of the film? Will Lyons takes a glass of Merlot and finds out. “If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I’m not drinking any ****ing Merlot.” As Miles utters these words in the latest stage version […]

On the table: Verden

This month we head east, putting Verden – a wine bar and restaurant in Clapton, E5 – under the microscope. After due inspection, Sophie Thorpe finds a local hotspot that doesn’t disappoint. For a south London resident, Clapton isn’t the most convenient dinner destination. While a 10-mile cycle home might offer the chance to work […]

On the table: Frenchie

For this month’s review Guy Davies undertook the arduous task of visiting Frenchie, a new opening in Covent Garden that is sibling to the Parisian restaurant of the same name, and home to an array of truly delectable dishes. Frenchie is that – unfortunately – rarest of beasts, an in-demand new restaurant with a lot […]