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Aiden Byrne's new venture ripped apart by critic

16 March 2009 by
Aiden Byrne's new venture ripped apart by critic

Matthew Norman ripped apart former Dorchester Grill chef Aiden Byrne's The Church Green in Lymm, Cheshire, in his latest review.

In a scathing critique the Guardian food critic did not hold back and described the Church Green as "a slapdash mishmash verging on a car crash".

AA Gill was no kinder to Daylesford Organic in London's Westbourne Grove in his latest write-up.

He gave the restaurant a perversely impressive no stars, and said it was so far out of step with the recession-shaped eating out market and want customers now want, that it could now serve as a sort of parable of what not to do for the wider restaurant trade.

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By Chris Druce

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