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Restaurant Review: Victoria, Oxshott
Bray in Berkshire comes to Oxshott in Surrey in the form of the rejuvenated community dining pub, The Victoria. This is the first independent venture of Matt Larcombe, former Head Chef at Heston Blumenthal’s The Crown, and Simon King who was Heston’s Operations Director.
The Great Shefford: Sam Cary & Joshua Khan Interviewed (Feb 2022)
Joshua Khan and Sam Cary have formed an exciting partnership at The Great Shefford Pub.
Interview: Daniel Crump & Margriet Vandezande-Crump, (Dec 2021)
Married couple Daniel Crump and Margriet Vandezande-Crump have rapidly developed a strong industry reputation as modern restaurateurs combined with a customer led devotion to front of house. Here the couple speak to Simon Carter of fine dining guide about their lives and professional journeys to the present day and beyond. Daniel Crump grew up with […]
AA Rosette Award Criteria Explained
The AA Rosette Criteria Explained - as per AA Resources Website 2012.
Chef Interview: Ryan & Liam Simpson-Trotman, Orwells (Nov 2021)
Since 2007, Ryan & Liam Simpson-Trotman have successfully combined their relationship outside of work with their professional lives as top end restaurant chefs. With contrasting paths to ma...
Restaurant Review: Marwell Hotel, Hants (Oct 2015)
If you go down to the zoo today you're in for a big surprise! Marwell Zoo that is, or more precisely, the adjacent Marwell Hotel where Phil Yeomans is cooking. During our visit, Phil Yeomans emer...
Newsletter: fine dining guide October 2018
Much to report after a busy 2018. The site maintained a focus on restaurant reviews supplemented with feature articles, interviews and broad guide coverage. The iTunes podcast series remains – as always the links are to the written transcripts, you may find the podcast series on iTunes by typing “Restaurant Dining (UK)” into the main […]
Newsletter: fine dining guide October 2016
Much to report after a busy remainder to 2015 which has continued through 2016. The site maintained a focus on restaurant reviews supplemented with feature articles, interviews and broad guide coverage. The iTunes podcast series remains – as always the links are to the written transcripts, you may find the podcast series on iTunes by […]
Newsletter: fine dining guide February 2015
A news round up of 2014 and looking ahead to 2015 in the top end restaurant world