Restaurant Reviews

1269 Restaurant, Bar & Grill at the Crowne Plaza Gerrards Cross tables 2

The brand new 1269 Restaurant, Bar & Grill Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Gerrards Cross Hotel is now officially open and in full swing. Specialising in livestock, game and butcher-style preparation, it has an incredible charcoal josper oven at its heart.

Riverside Restaurant, Macdonald Compleat Angler, Marlow, Exclusive magazine

You don’t get a much better dining spot in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, than on the banks of the Thames next to the iconic suspension bridge and overlooking All Saints Church. The Macdonald Compleat Angler has become somewhat of a Marlow landmark in its own right, but while it’s long been popular with visitors to the area, it hasn’t always been a first choice dining location for locals. With its Michelin-starred neighbour just up…

London Afternoon Tea at Hotel Cafe Royal savoury stand

There are few places that make such a staggering first impression as the Oscar Wilde Bar at London’s Hotel Café Royal, with its mirror-lined walls, immaculately-tailored waiters and gilded Louis XVI detailing, luminous in the muted light.

The Spice Merchant Henley-on-Thames

I have a confession to make. When it comes to Indian food I’m stuck in somewhat of a culinary rut. Bhuna, Jalfezi, or Biryani, naan, saag and occasionally an onion bhajee to start – I know what I like and I tend to stick to the same familiar dishes every time. So when I settled down in the modern, light, high-ceilinged rear room of The Spice Merchant, on the picturesque…

Riverside Brasserie decking

You don’t find many spots on the river in Bray that are as peaceful as the newly refurbished Riverside Brasserie, hidden away behind the gates of Bray Marina, discovers Rosalind Sack…

Tablespoon brasserie

Rosalind Sack discovers sophistication, beautiful flavours and a warm welcome at Tablespoon brasserie in Sunningdale, Berkshire…

Seasons at Stoke Place has made its mark as an impressive gourmet destination, discovers Rosalind Sack… 

Rosalind Sack discovers great value and a sense of fun in the elegant surroundings of Fork restaurant at the Royal Berkshire Hotel…