Marina O'Loughlin at London's Cinnamon Kitchen said of her experience there: "I don't think they've missed a beat throughout our meal", on her visit to the new venture from the people behind the Cinnamon Club.
The Metro critic was impressed, although she found the staff "helpful to the point of vague cheesiness".
Still, her review sign off said it all: "Dizzingly good food".
Restaurant blog Guide Girl reports that suggestions 2009 MasterChef winner Mat Follas has been offered a job by Raymond Blanc have been over-egged.
By Chris Druce
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