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Fera in Claridges, Mayfair

23-Jan-2015

Nicky Richmond might be in love with Claridges, but she is slightly less enamoured with its restaurant.

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C London, Mayfair

16-Jan-2015

Nicky Richmond baulks at the prices and is unimpressed by the food at Mayfair’s C.

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​Spring, Somerset House

9-Jan-2015

Nicky Richmond has a lovely lunch at Somerset House’s restaurant Spring.

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Wiltons, SW1 - history on a plate

19-Dec-2014

Nicky Richmond finds that even the superb sole cannot compensate for tired service and high prices at historic Wiltons.

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Le Chalet, Selfridges. Food and shopping. What’s not to like?

12-Dec-2014

Nicky Richmond finds a bit of Christmas spirit at a pop-up restaurant on the top floor at Selfridges.

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Racine. Paris, the sequel

5-Dec-2014

Racine. I have no idea if there’s any connection to Jean Racine, the playwright, but other than both of them being uncompromisingly French, I can’t see what they have in common.

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Colbeh, W2 and Kateh, W9: A journey to Persia without leaving West London

28-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond takes a trip to Persia, without leaving London.

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Benares, Mayfair

21-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond finds the food elegantly spiced but the prices too eye-watering at the Michelin-starred Benares

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Sally Clarke’s, Kensington

14-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond returns to Sally Clarke’s after 30 years and finds classic, tasty food with little pretention.

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Gordon Ramsay, SW3

7-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond feels a bit let-down by Clare Smyth at Gordon Ramsay’s SW3 restaurant.

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Oslo Court, NW8

31-Oct-2014

Nicky Richmond goes back in time to Oslo Court.

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The Palomar, W1

24-Oct-2014

Nicky Richmond makes a trip to the Middle East, in Soho.

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​The Colony Grill Room, W1

17-Oct-2014

He’s keeping a close eye on it, is Mr King. So far I’ve been during the soft opening, for two breakfasts (not together) and a rather leisurely lunch and he’s been there twice, doing that thing he does, welcoming you at the door in that charming yet slightly intimidating way, as he towers over you, making sure that everything is just so.

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The Sportsman, Kent

10-Oct-2014

Do eat at The Sportsman in Kent, but don’t stay in a beach hut, advises Nicky Richmond.

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Barrafina, WC2

3-Oct-2014

Nicky Richmond is bowled away by the tapas at Barrafina, and eats a lot of garlic.

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Le Gavroche

26-Sep-2014

Nicky Richmond delights in the enduring joys of Le Gavroche.

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Pearl Liang W2

19-Sep-2014

“It is no surprise that Pearl Liang is one of the busiest restaurants in the area”, boasts their website, which tells us that “Pearl Liang Chinese Oriental Restaurant is a stylish, cosmopolitan, London restaurant located in the heart of Paddington”.

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Bob Bob Ricard, Soho

12-Sep-2014

I see we’ve failed at the first hurdle then, said the managing director, who sidled up to the table as we finished our main course, using the very words I’d used on Twitter just a short while earlier.

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Rasoi, SW3

5-Sep-2014

Fussy but tasty curry is on the expensive menu for Nicky Richmond at Rasoi in Chelsea

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Signor Sassi, Knightsbridge

29-Aug-2014

Taken to a world-famous Italian restaurant she’s never heard of, Nicky Richmond is distinctly underwhelmed.

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Fischer's, Marylebone

22-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond is taken back to her childhood at Fischer’s in Marylebone.

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The Waterside Inn, Bray

15-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond heads into the countryside for dinner at Michel Roux’s Waterside Inn.

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Kurobata, W2

8-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond finds Kurobata in Marble Arch not quite to her taste.

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Cecconi's, Mayfair

1-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond loves the starter and main at Cecconi’s, but misses dessert.

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Lyle’s, Shoreditch

18-Jul-2014

Nicky Richmond is surprised and delighted by Shoreditch restaurant Lyle’s.

Opinion

Cat Griffiths index

In-housers to the fore in our Hot 100

26-Jan-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Welcome to one of our most-awaited issues of the year, in which we unveil our Hot 100 lawyers for 2015.

David Isaac

After the easy fixes, what next for diversity?

26-Jan-2015 | By David Isaac

Law is in the vanguard of change when it comes to promoting diversity in the workplace, but much remains to be done in the office and beyond.

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​Thinking of becoming a freelance lawyer? Five things to consider

23-Jan-2015

Top tips for lawyers looking at going freelance.

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Fera in Claridges, Mayfair

23-Jan-2015

Nicky Richmond might be in love with Claridges, but she is slightly less enamoured with its restaurant.

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Why the Cooley effect is one to watch

19-Jan-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

It took a while, but it was worth it. Cooley’s launch in London had been awaited for over a year, but it didn’t diminish the impact. Indeed, The Lawyer’s revelation ten days ago that the firm was opening in the UK with 19 partners dominated our most-read stories list.

Tim Bratton

New year is a time for small steps rather than giant leaps

19-Jan-2015

The key to new year’s resolutions is to rein in your ambitions in the first place.

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C London, Mayfair

16-Jan-2015

Nicky Richmond baulks at the prices and is unimpressed by the food at Mayfair’s C.

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The Global Law Summit: the Davos of ‘law meets business’

13-Jan-2015

The Global Law Summit next month will champion the rule of law as a tool for business growth.

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January cash crunch looms

13-Jan-2015

The convergence of several financial issues in January underline the perils of being thinly capitalised.

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