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Posts by: Alex Larman

Steak and MASH

Steak and MASH

By on 18 March 2013

It’s the meat that’s the piece de resistance at MASH and if you come in suitably hungry and carnivorous mood, we doubt very much that you’re going to be disappointed.

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The name’s a Gallery Mess but the rest doesn’t disappoint

The name’s a Gallery Mess but the rest doesn’t disappoint

By on 20 February 2013

The next time you’re wandering through Chelsea and you’re after a stylish, pretty affordable little brasserie, and Colbert’s packed, deviate a little from the beaten track. You won’t be disappointed.

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Boqueria may not be relaxing but it is utterly authentic

Boqueria may not be relaxing but it is utterly authentic

By on 16 January 2013

Alex Larman is thrilled to stumble into the outstretched arms of Boqueira, a tapas bar in the mean streets of Brixton (or ‘Clapham North’, depending on how gentrified you want to be.)

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The Victoria is an elusive treat

The Victoria is an elusive treat

By on 20 December 2012

Finding East Sheen’s The Victoria proves to be a rather trickier journey than you’d imagine but, since it turns out to be one of South-West London’s best gastropubs, a place in equal parts homely tradition and modernist flair, Alex Larman reckons it’s worth the effort.

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Angling for a return to South Place

Angling for a return to South Place

By on 10 December 2012

When Alex Larman heard that D&D had a new and ambitious project in the City, South Place, he was keen to head down in the early days of the operation and see what was going on. The big twist here was that the restaurant, Angler, wasn’t the main thrust of the operation.

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Georgina’s is worth a detour

Georgina’s is worth a detour

By on 20 August 2012

The overall experience at Georgina’s is a pleasant and enjoyable one, and residents of Barnes will be delighted that they have somewhere of this quality on their doorstep; those who live further afield might well enjoy popping down here as well.

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A chequered Prince of Wales displays calibre this time ’round

A chequered Prince of Wales displays calibre this time ’round

By on 1 August 2012

Situated on the busy surroundings of Putney’s Upper Richmond Road, the Prince of Wales has a chequered history. Alex Larman investigates its latest makeover by the Food and Fuel group, owners of such establishments as The Roebuck and the Lots Road pub.

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