Review: Yaneff @ DSTRKT

Yaneff @DSTRKT – Leicester Square, London One of London’s trendy new openings, right by tourist hot spot Leicester Square. Highlights – Impressed by the deco as I walked into the restaurant. The 12-course menu looked very promising. Not so great – I was slightly underwhelmed by the taste and presentation of the dishes. I blame the hype…

French brasserie review…

Brasserie Blanc – Charlotte Street, London Raymond Blanc’s little french brasserie, serves simple yet tasty french classics. Highlights – the food and the casual dinner environment (not your typical celebrity chef’s posh eateries) Not so great – If anything, the toilets are right on the top floor, bit chilly. Food – Recommended: Steak tartar and…

Restaurant review…

Sticks n Sushi – Wimbledon My favourite Japanese restaurant – serves top quality sushi and yakitori with a twist. Highlights – The fusion and creative flavours, the great dessert Not so great – Can get very busy, reservation recommended Food – Recommended: Beef tataki, Ebi Bites, Soy Marinated Salmon, Espresso Fondant with Hazelnut Ice-cream  Price – Reasonable for a good meal…

Restaurant review…

Cattle Grid, Kingston An eatery for meat lovers. Burgers, ribs, wings, you name it! Highlights – The MEAT and milkshake  Not so great – Can’t think of any, can do with additional milkshake flavours maybe. Food – Recommended: the Pig Wings and slow cooked beef sandwich!  Price – Reasonable, good value compared to the trendy burger joints / American…

Sunday roast review…

The Glasshouse, New Malden, Surrey The Glasshouse – what I would describe as a “slightly posh pub”. Having said that, not the slightest bit pretentious. Clearly favourited by the locals. Highlights – The environment: The bar area is surrounded by cosy sofas and few fire places. The back of the pub opens out to a dining area…