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Browns, Islington, London

Browns, Islington, London
Restaurant: Browns.
Location: Islington, N1 2XH.
Meal: Lunch.
Visited: October, 2009.
Price: One course plus a glass of wine, £20 per head.

A trip to Browns for Sunday lunch with friends this weekend yielded some very poor results. In fact I’m hard-pressed to Continue reading

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Al Fresco, Whetstone, London

Restaurant: Al Fresco.
Location: Whetstone, London.
Meal: Dinner
Price: £30 for two courses, wine and coffee.

Last Friday, having taken a chance on our local inn-turned-gastro-pub, The Rising Sun, (specialising in Italian inspired fish dishes) having a table for us we found the place packed to rafters and therefore on the hunt for an equally appealing alternative. (Note to self, never assume, always book). Continue reading

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Mon Plaisir, Covent Garden, London.

Restaurant: Mon Plaisir.
Location: Covent Garden, London.
Meal: Pre Fixe.
Price: Two courses, a glass of wine and coffee, £13.50.

Mon Plaisir claims to be the oldest French restaurant in London and that may well be true. I discovered it a while ago and have since recommended it to many people. On my first trip I was accompanied by nine others as it was my birthday and we got pate de foie gras, a melange of fish and Helen Mirren Continue reading

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