Can you book? Yes
Price per person: £40
I once read that Giles Coren disagrees with serving bread before a meal. I don’t have a Times subscription so can’t read his review of Portland but I imagine he retracted that comment after trying Portland’s warm crusty bread served with ox heart butter. I didn’t know what to expect but suffice to say it will now be difficult, albeit more practical, to go back to butter that hasn’t been adorned with shavings of ox heart.
As is the case with many restaurants these days, the food is “fusion” and the menu is “designed for sharing.” Whilst these terms are a tad cliche, when the food is so good, who really cares. Continue reading
My mother always told us “only eat in a restaurant if it’s busy.” I’ve therefore gone through life with the belief that an empty restaurant is to be avoided. My experience at Briciole today contradicts this theory.
Is it really just falafel? No, it isn’t. They have soup. They have salads. They even have desserts. Nevertheless, the name is fitting given that 99% of the menu involves falafel. Continue reading
Usually when I leave an Indian restaurant I feel unpleasantly stuffed and vow only to eat lettuce for the next few days (obviously I don’t end up sticking to it). Roti Chai, however, is quite different. Continue reading