Gallery Mess is art minus the artistry, says critic

06 August 2009 by
Gallery Mess is art minus the artistry, says critic

Gallery Mess, the restaurant at the new Saatchi Gallery on London's King's Road, is art minus the artistry, according to the Metro's food critic.

Marina O'Loughin enjoys the interesting looking space, average food and, most importantly, the people-watching at the event caterer Rhubarb-operated restaurant.

"We have witnessed the most glorious procession of old-school Chelsea types, including a wonderfully Rubensesque dame of uncertain age who has used the lavs to change into a succession of ever more revealing outfits," she says.

The Evening Standard's Fay Maschler says the latest branch of Hi Sushi Izakaya in the Opera Quarter makes Japanese dining comprehensible, accessible and reasonable without too much compromise.

Time's Out's Chris Moss finds simplicity, good produce and careful Argentinian cooking at La Constancia.

For these reviews in full and more, see What's on the menu? To book a table and view the latest restaurant deals, visit Caterer Eats Out. Visit Guide Girl for the latest gossip from the fine dining world.

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By Kerstin Kühn

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