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The Gay Hussar

6-Mar-2015

Nicky Richmond goes back in time to the Gay Hussar, where the food is average but the ambience outstanding.

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St John, Farringdon

26-Feb-2015

Nicky Richmond looks for comfort food - and finds it - at Farringdon restaurant St John

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Kitty Fisher’s, Mayfair

20-Feb-2015

“Can I please have a gin and Slimline?” “Oh, we don’t have Slimline,” says the man who must be the boss, such is his proprietorial air.

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Pied à Terre, Fitzrovia

13-Feb-2015

Nicky Richmond is surprised and delighted by the Michelin-starred treats on offer at Pied à Terre.

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The Smoking Goat, Soho

6-Feb-2015

Nicky Richmond regrets not taking wet wipes to the Smoking Goat in Soho. For the wings.

Maze, Mayfair

30-Jan-2015

Nicky Richmond gets lost in the tasteless sushi and scary prices at Maze in Mayfair.

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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

Opinion

food

The Gay Hussar

6-Mar-2015

Nicky Richmond goes back in time to the Gay Hussar, where the food is average but the ambience outstanding.

Mark Brandon

Brandon: Ethical implications and the rule of law

2-Mar-2015 | By Mark Brandon

The law may traditionally be blind, but today’s firms should carefully consider their ethical stance when choosing which companies to act for.

Matt Byrne

The big squeeze on office costs

2-Mar-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Are you reading this while snugly ensconced in your warehouse-sized corner office? Does that make you a dinosaur? Yep, probably.

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St John, Farringdon

26-Feb-2015

Nicky Richmond looks for comfort food - and finds it - at Farringdon restaurant St John

Tina Williams

How to navigate your merger

23-Feb-2015

Mergers in the legal world are not rare and they may yet become commonplace.

Matt Byrne

Addressing law’s need for change

23-Feb-2015 | By Matt Byrne

This week’s feature on Royal Mail offers a master class in cultural change.

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Kitty Fisher’s, Mayfair

20-Feb-2015

“Can I please have a gin and Slimline?” “Oh, we don’t have Slimline,” says the man who must be the boss, such is his proprietorial air.

Rosanna Chopra opinion

Marginalised as a woman in the UAE? Emphatically, 'no'

17-Feb-2015

Western misconceptions about opportunities for female professionals in the UAE persist.  

Matt Byrne

The Global Law Summit: Celebrate what’s great about UK law

16-Feb-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Next week one of the biggest legal market events of the year will roll into London. It should be good – it’s been 800 years in the making.

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Pied à Terre, Fitzrovia

13-Feb-2015

Nicky Richmond is surprised and delighted by the Michelin-starred treats on offer at Pied à Terre.

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