Ritz dining room still "one of the most beautiful" in London, says critic

28 August 2009 by
Ritz dining room still "one of the most beautiful" in London, says critic

Bloomberg critic Richard Vines praises the Ritz's "faultless" cooking and service and says its dining room remains "one of the most beautiful in London".

Menu prices are not "as scary as you would expect" and include treasures such as native lobster with cauliflower puree and ginger broth and roast brill with spiced carrot puree. Alcohol is another matter with a glass of Taittinger champagne setting customers back £19.

A "perfectly refreshing" pea salad forms part of an "enticing and well executed menu" at the Fellow in London N1. The Evening Standard's David Sexton also relishes the "hearty" pan-fried duck egg with pea shoots and crispy bacon as well as a "surprisingly tender" flank steak with a wild mushroom sauce and watercress.

Presentation might be the forte of More in London according to the Metro's Andy Lynes but his lamb cutlets and sweetbreads with a dollop of minted pea purée is "utterly delicious and rested to rosy pink perfection".

Time Out's Anjali Wason is critical of the "disappointingly sparse" representation of Syrian Christian community Kerala's Mappila cuisine at the understated eaterie Rasa Mudra

For this review in full and more, see What's on the menu? Visit Guide Girl for the latest gossip from the fine dining world.

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