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Post-fire River Café continues to impress the critics

20 November 2008 by

The River Café has gained more praise from London's food critics, with the Metro's Marina O'Loughlin admiring the restaurant's "attention to detail that sets it apart from its pretenders".

O'Loughlin is impressed with both the food and the service at the west London restaurant, which recently reopened after it was forced to close following a fire earlier this year.

"This is a restaurant that amply deserves its booked-out longevity," she says. "Not only does it serve some of the capital's most consistently ravishing food but it has spawned a generation of influential chefs."

Meanwhile the Evening Standard's Fay Maschler enjoys the wine at the recently launched Terroirs in Covent Garden.

It "is a loud, joyful place where the enjoyment of wine is considered utterly natural," she says.

For the reviews in full and more see What's on the Menu? and to book a table see Caterer Eats Out.

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By Kerstin Kühn

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