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New Greens restaurant is not in step with the times, says critic

24 September 2009 by
New Greens restaurant is not in step with the times, says critic

Simon Parker Bowles's newly-opened Green's Restaurant and Oyster Bar in the City of London is out-of-step with the times, according to the Metro's food critic.

Marina O'Loughlin feels the old-fashioned dining room and menu of the sister restaurant to the original Mayfair stalwart is all nonsense.

Simon Parker Bowles "is the very definition of a gentleman," she says. "But, dare I say, one who's not entirely with the 2009 programme?"

Meanwhile the Evening Standard's Liz Hoggard recommends Mediterranean restaurant Yalla Yalla, with its remarkably cheap and tasty menu, as a great venue for a casual lunch or pre-theatre supper.

Time Out's Guy Dimond Guy Dimond says 23 Romilly Street offers a quirky charm and a mish-mash menu of retro dinner party dishes and comfort food.

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

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