Quaglino’s

Founded in 1929 by Giovanni Quaglino, its website describes the recent £3,000.000 refurb, and also, rather bafflingly as being in Mayfair despite it being on the wrong side of the Mayfair demarcation line that buries it in no less swanky “St. James’s”, but I can see why its heart yearns...

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Dining Out: Pellicanino

Feeling a bit mondayish and a bit chilly, two friends and I headed towards Pellicanino on the recommendation of one of them, who was an habitué. On arrival we started to cheer up when we saw the bright new décor (designed to attract a younger audience than the parent Pelicano...

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Mingling with the glitterati at The Chiltern Firehouse

The Chiltern Firehouse is achingly trendy, and most reviews will tell you the following essential information: it’s an Andre Balzars hotel, he of the Mercer in New York, and the famously louche Chateau Marmont in Hollywood. I can`t comment on those two establishments, but he does have an all-star address...

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