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The Good Food Guide 2019 is Out!

September 8, 2018

I love The Good Food Guide. As explained by themselves, its been around since 1951: “The Good Food Guide was first compiled by Raymond Postgate in 1951. Appalled by the British post-war dining experience, Postgate formed The Good Food Club, recruiting an army of volunteers to inspect restaurants anonymously and report back. His aims were simple, among them, ‘to raise the standard of cooking in Britain’ and ‘to do ourselves…

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London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Shoreditch & Brick Lane/ UK

A MasterCard Priceless Meal at Lyles London

August 24, 2018

This year in the world’s top 50 restaurants was Lyle’s restaurant in Shoreditch, London. One Michelin star, and now number 38 best restaurant in the world – with them saying the “daily menu is micro-seasonal, showcasing what’s best on any given day in London and the UK” The Guest Series, as described by Worlds50Best was setup because “With little time on his hands to travel, James created The Guest Series,…

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Italian/ Napoli/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews

Il Comandante, Napoli Review

September 12, 2015

Fish. Fishy fish in Napoli, the challenge of finding good food as a first-time tourist and a review of the michelin starred Il Comandante. Restaurant: Il Comandante Chef: Salvatore Bianco Location: Romeo Hotel, Napoli Cost: 300 Euro for 2 tasting menus & a bottle of wine * service. Jelly Good Food Rating: 5.5/10 Here is a first world problem that’s become a regular feature on Jelly holidays – we start…

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Italian/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Rome/ Rome

Pipero Al Rex, Rome Review

September 8, 2015

Restaurant: Pipero Al Rex Patron & Sommelier: Alessandro Pipero Chef: Luciano Monosilio Location: Rome, Italy (Via Torino) Cost: 300 Euro for 2 – tasting menu, wine flights & service Jelly Good Food Rating: 9.4/10 It took a trip to Rome to for Jellygoodfood to reawaken. I’m writing this from a rooftop bar in Palermo, Sicily, still thinking about the meal that was so good it made me want to write about…

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London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ UK

November 24, 2012

Restaurant:  Le Pont de la Tour Location: The Butlers Wharf Building, 36d Shad Thames Zagat Food Score: 23/30 Jelly Good Food Score: 4/10 Ambiance: Prim and old-school posh This was lunch on a whim in cold wet November.  We spotted the place on our way to the Design Museum – you walk past their kitchen windows to get there – the bakery kitchen window, the wine shop window and so forth – it all does…

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American/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Soho

MASH London Review

November 23, 2012

Restaurant: MASH (Modern American Steak House) Location: Soho Price: plan at least £60/person, more if you are curious/hungry Jelly Good Food Score: 10/10 Mash is a steaklover’s dream come true and veggie-vegan’s hell. We were lucky enough to come here during Mash’s opening week, and even arriving for an early table (5pm, J kindly booked us in before a night-time photography class I signed us up for) we saw  wanna-be…

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England/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ London/ Pop-up Restaurants/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ UK

Bukhara Pop-Up Restaurant London Review

September 30, 2012

Restaurant: Bukhara (Pop-Up) Location: Sheraton Park Tower, London Site: http://www.bukharalondon.com/ Price: £80/person (set menu) Jelly Good Food Score: 10/10 This is a restaurant that we visited a while ago, but I’ve only just got round to publishing the review now! I should start by saying that Indian food is my absolute favourite cuisine; from the blend of spices to the varying types of food that you can get. A rich,…

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American/ Dinner with friends/ Fitzrovia/ London/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Snacks/ UK/ Uncategorized/ £10 and under/ £15 and under

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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