Tag: Thai Food

Mango Tree – London

  Mango Tree 46 Grosvenor Place London SW1X 7EQ Tel: 020 7823 1888   With its polished concrete floors and luxurious tan leather banquettes this award winning Thai restaurant is firmly of the modern variety. It’s a groovy swinging kind of place even mid week. My dining companion L had not been before but I

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Giggling Squid – Sevenoaks

Giggling Squid 3c Dorset Street Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1LL Tel: 01732 465898    It seems that Giggling Squid are on an unstoppable roll opening their tenth restaurant in the delightful town of Sevenoaks in Kent. I attended the launch night with M and A, our youngest son. The location is in an old ecclesiastical building,

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Little Kahuna – Newquay

Little Kahuna 4a Crantock Street Newquay Cornwall TR7 1JS Tel: 01637 850440 There is a change in the air in Newquay a change for the culinary good. I spent a few days camping near Newquay earlier this month and was pleasantly surprised to find this old seaside town has had a new lease of life.

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The Reach

The Reach Bar and Kitchen Gallion’s Hotel Albert Basin Way E16 2QZ Tel: 020 7476 8689   The Reach is a phoenix from the ashes of a hotel.  Not literally, but the Gallion’s Hotel is the name of a listed building that was once a hotel.  Nowadays the upper floor of this splendid building is

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Busaba Eathai

Busaba Eathai 22 Store Street London WC1E 7DF Tel: 020 7299 7900   Words and Photographs by Neil Hennessy-Vass  In a road off busy Tottenham Court Road sits the unassuming Busaba Eathai.  A tranquil oasis of culinary calm.  As the name suggests it is Thai food on offer here, served in a casual style, sitting

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Chef’s Demonstration at The Mango Tree

Mango Tree, 46 Grosvenor Place, Belgravia, London SW1X 7EQ Tel: 020 7823 1888 With Father’s Day looming and mothers and children trying to think of that elusive ‘thing’ to give Dad it’s just as well that The Mango Tree has come up with what I consider to be a great option. Had you thought of

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Mango Tree

Mango Tree 46 Grosvenor Place Belgravia SW1X 7EQ   Tel: 0200 7823 1888     This place is buzzing.  As we walked in at 8pm on a Saturday it was packed and full of diners having a great time.  There were several large family gatherings, a couple of ‘Happy Birthday to you’ moments, smiling faces

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Giggling Squid

Chicken Red Curry © Neil Hennessy-Vass

Giggling Squid   57 – 59 Calverly Road Tonbridge Wells Kent TN1 2UY   TEL: 01892 545499     The gift that Thai food brings to the world is it appears simple in construction and taste but in reality it is one of the most complex sophisticated cuisines known to man.  Worth noting when you

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Inamo St. James

Hot Stone Rib Eye Beef © Neil Hennessy-Vass

Hot Stone Rib Eye Inamo St. James 4 – 12 Lower Regent Street London SW1Y 4PE   Tel: 020 7484 0500     Hallucinations are thankfully few and far between in my life but I had to do a double take when we visited Inamo St. James.  The chic, classy young vibe that is in

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