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Bubbledogs Review

September 2, 2012

Restaurant: Bubbledogs Cuisine: American Location: Fitzrovia The bill: £26 per person, but depends  on which Champagne you order! Chef: James Knappett Ambiance: Crowded, cosy, log-cabin-esque Jelly Good Food Rating: 7/10 Le Review: Fast food week!  9pm Friday night we made it to Bubbledogs, their third night after opening, together with a large group of friends (they only take bookings if you are 6 or more, and we didn’t fancy queuing). The concept is…

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Camden/ London/ Snacks/ Uncategorized/ £15 and under

Dirty Burger, Kentish Town

September 1, 2012

Restaurant: Dirty Burger Cuisine: American Location: Highgate/Kentish Town The bill: £27 total  including beers Ambiance: “Rustic Grunge” Jelly Good Food Rating: 7/10 Le Review: London’s lusty affair with trendy-no-frills burger joints continues.  Thursday night, on the way home from work, Jelly visited Dirty Burger, which is just behind Pizza East, Kentish town.  The venue is certainly a bit dirty: basically its a small metal shack between Pizza East and the…

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Fitzrovia/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ London/ Restaurants/ Reviews

Roka, Charlotte Street – creative Japanese

August 28, 2012

Restaurant: Roka Location: Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia Zagat Food Score: 26 / 30 Jelly Good Food Score: 10/10 On this occasion Jelly really lucked out!  A trip to Roka for Saturday night dinner together with two of their most popular staff – Karolina –  one of Roka’s most seasoned waitresses and her other half Ben – Roka’s Head Sommelier. Before this trip I was a committed Roka convert already, however J was a Roka…

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England/ Featured/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ London/ Pop-up Restaurants/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ UK/ £90+

A Taste of Noma at Claridges Review

August 8, 2012

Restaurant: Noma Chef: Rene Redzepi (@ReneRedzepiNoma) Location: Claridges, London Menu: Secret 5-course Testing Menu + wine flight Price: £325/person (including wine & service) Zagat Food Score: 28/30 Jelly Good Food Score: 10/10 Simply put, Noma, is a Danish, double Michelin Starred and worlds best restaurant, and has been voted so, for the last three consecutive years. It’s in such a league of its own, that Rene Redzepi – the “greatest chef on earth” &…

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London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Reviews/ UK/ Uncategorized/ £90+

Hakkasan, Hanway Place, London Restaurant Review

July 22, 2012

Restaurant: Hakkasan, Hanway Place, London Zagat Food Score: 26 Site: http://www.hakkasan.com/hanway-place/ Cuisine: Chinese Bill: £80+ per person Hakkasan has been in the worlds top 50 restaurants for a couple of years now. I’ve eaten at a good number of Michelin Star restarants, on a good number of continents. I’d like to think that I have a general understanding of what I should expect from a place listed in the guide.…

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Covent Garden/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ London/ Soho

Paramount, Centre Point – London highs

July 18, 2012

  Restaurant: Paramount Cuisine: European Location: Center Point, near Tottenham Court Road, London The bill: £28 + Service, 3 courses and glass of wine, toptable deal. Ambiance: “Special occasion” Jelly Good Food Rating: 9/10     Le Review Jelly went here with work friends, for an impromptu Friday lunch, inspired by a Toptable deal, which promised 3 courses and a glass of wine for £28. Having never been before, I…

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Indian/ Jelly Bad Food/ Shoreditch & Brick Lane

Saffron Restaurant, terrible Indian food in Brick lane

June 18, 2012

Restaurant: Saffron Cuisine: Indian (Supposedly) Location: Brick Lane, E1 The bill: ok it was only £35 after taste-card discount Ambiance: standard cheap Indian place Jelly Good Food Rating: 2/10 Le Review: Sadly, Brick lane is now famous for poor quality Indian food, and no Londoners would recommend it, if a high-quality, authentic  curry is what you are after.   The prime target here are unsuspecting tourists of course.  In a positive…

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Marylebone

Caffe Caldesi – Tuscany in Marylebone

June 15, 2012

Restaurant: Caffè Caldesi Cuisine: Italian (Tuscan focus) Location: Marylebone The bill: Not too sure for this one… Ambience: Down-to-earth-sophisticated. Jelly Good Food Rating: 8/10 Caffè Caldesi is real Italian food (Tuscany focus) in authentically posh Maylebone. The crowd is just like that too – all waiters speak Italian and majority of clientele are stereotypically well-to-do, middle-aged English: plenty of silver haired gentlemen in baby pink and baby blue shirts. Attached…

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Camden/ London/ Snacks/ UK/ £10 and under

My Village Café, Chalk Farm Vegeterian/Vegan

June 5, 2012

  Restaurant: My Village  (this is not a restaurant-restaurant, its a cafe, I guess like the title suggests 🙂 Cuisine: Mediterranean, Vegan, Vegetarian Location: Camden, Chalk Farm Road The bill: £7 or so Ambience: hippy, laid back, comforting Jelly Good Food Rating: 8/10 So this is my hangover/detox place.   They only have vegetarian/vegan things in here, and you can buy those kind of products there as well as get fed.  The food…

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England/ London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Reviews/ UK/ £15 and under

Meat Market, Covent Garden, London Review

May 13, 2012

Meat Market is the new sister restaurant to Meat Liquor behind Oxford Street. I’ve been to Meat Liquor before, and wanted to try Meat Market because I had heard good things about it on the grape vine. Meat Liquor is a very casual American burger and hot dog diner. It’s only been open a week or so, and is set in Jubilee Hall in Covent Garden. I wonder how long…

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London/ Pop-up Restaurants

9 Courses at Ravinder Bhogal’s Pop-up Supper Club at The Dispensary

May 7, 2012

Where: The Dispensary, 19a Leman Street, London E1 8EN Cost – £39 per head, in advance, from [email protected] Jelly Good Food thoughts: Quick  – get in there and get some Ravinder before she makes it so big that you have to beg for a table months in advance… Amazing effort to feed a supper club of circa 60 people, with 9 courses, all served at same time.  Some polishing up is still…

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Islington/ Pub Food

Birthday Lunch, The Drapers Arms, Islington

April 12, 2012

Restaurant: The Drapers Arms Cuisine: English Location: Islington, North London The bill: NA here but varies by day!  Weekend mains can be anything between £12-£40. Value for money: NA Service: 6.5/10 Ambiance: 8.5/10 Food: 8/10 Jelly Good Food Rating: 8/10 For my birthday lunch with friends, I wanted to go to a gastropub that was quirky, casual, not crazy expensive, somewhere that would have a table for 8 during Easter bank holiday…

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London/ Soho/ £45 and under

Arbutus Review, Soho – giving tripe a chance

April 9, 2012

Restaurant: Arbutus Cuisine: Modern European, strong nod to French Location: Soho, Firth Street, London The bill: NA here but probably £45  per head or so Value for money: 7.5/10 Service: 9.5/10 Ambiance: 8/10 Food: 8/10 Jelly Good Food Rating: 8/10 The Order Scottish hand chopped steak tartare x2 Pieds et paquets – lambs’ tripe parcels and trotters (Marseille style). Cod fillet, crisp chicken wings (boneless), pink grapefruit, ginger and honey preserve.  Bitter…

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