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Joe's Cafe, Knightsbridge (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about Joe’s Café: 1) Joe’s Café is hidden underneath a boutique store on glamorous Sloane Street in Knightsbridge, and like many of the big-name fashion brands on either side,...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 03 Sep 18}

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Mint Leaf, West End (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about Mint Leaf: 1) Certain conspiracy theorists would have you believe that there is a secret society, hidden away from sight, dictating and controlling every facet of our humdrum...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 12 Jan 18}

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RS Hispaniola, West End (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about RS Hispaniola: 1) “Boat food” is generally considered to be only a small step up from airplane food, summoning images of cramped kitchen quarters, identikit cruise ship buffets...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 03 Dec 17}

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Hungry Donkey, Whitechapel & Wapping (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you need to know about Hungry Donkey restaurant: 1) To quote an old chestnut: “I used to be indecisive, but now I’m not so sure.” 2) I can never make up my mind, particularly at the...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 25 Jul 15}

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Marco Pierre White Wheeler's Oyster Bar & Grill, City of London (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you need to know about Wheeler’s Rib Room & Oyster Bar: 1) As a man of simple pleasures, I had high hopes for my visit to Wheeler’s Rib Room and Oyster Bar - a traditional City venue with...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 16 Jun 15}

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Megan's Deli and Restaurant, Chelsea (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you need to know about Megan’s Café & Grill: 1) First impressions can be make-or-break, particularly when reviewing a restaurant. But if my trip to Megan’s Café & Grill taught me one thing,...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 16 May 15}

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Planet Hollywood London, West End (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you need to know about Planet Hollywood London: 1) Having never been to a Planet Hollywood restaurant before – I was always more of a Hard Rock Café kid growing up – I was apprehensive...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 07 Apr 15}

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Bocconcino, Mayfair (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you need to know about Bocconcino restaurant: 1) Pizza: traditionally the preserve of the working class or the extremely lazy, from the sun-starved backstreets of 19th century Napoli to...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 13 Mar 15}

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Nipa Thai, Paddington (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about Nipa Thai restaurant: 1) My guest for the review of Nipa Thai was my father-in-law, on holiday from Brazil, so the evening had to be a total success – if not for the good...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 25 Feb 15}

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The Sun Tavern, Bethnal Green (Bar)
“Top 10 things to know about The Sun Tavern: 1) “Cool” – the concept is fleeting and elusive, and if you have to ask what it is (or indeed discuss it in verbose bar reviews) then you don’t have it. The...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 25 Nov 14}

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Orange Tree, Richmond & Kew (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about The Orange Tree: 1) Not many pubs are cosy and hospitable enough to make you want to linger long past closing time. The Orange Tree in Richmond not only makes you want to...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 26 Oct 14}

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El Nivel (closed), West End (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about El Nivel: 1) When it comes to food, I have always favoured quantity over quality. A shocking admission coming from a self-professed critic of the finer things, I realise,...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 26 Sep 14}

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Richard 1st, Greenwich (Bar)
“Top 10 things you need to know about the Richard 1st pub: 1) The Richard 1st is a traditional British gastro pub up on Royal Hill - a quaint little street that’s within walking distance of the main...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 04 Sep 14}

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Steam and Rye (closed), City of London (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you alls need to know about Steam & Rye: 1) Mah name is Obadiah J. Vanderlay III, distinguished pre-war railway magnate, patriot and man of letters from West Virginia, US of A. Last week...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 11 Aug 14}

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Porky's BBQ, South Bank & Bankside (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about Porky’s BBQ Bankside (via their entirely made-up cocktails menu): 1) The Shakespeare Sling: Following the runaway success of the Porky’s BBQ Camden, this alluring tipple...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 20 Jul 14}

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Jamie's Italian, Angel & Islington (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about Jamie’s Italian restaurant: 1) Jamie Oliver: beloved chef and undisputed overlord of school dinners he may be, but Italian he most certainly is not. So the rise of Jamie’s...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 23 Jun 14}

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The Sindercombe Social, Shepherds Bush (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about the Sindercombe Social: 1) The Sindercombe Social is the latest addition to the roster of bars and eateries in Shepherds Bush, located in one of the lovably time-worn buildings...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 01 Jun 14}

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BYOC (Bring Your Own Cocktails) (closed), West End (Bar)
“Top 10 things we learnt when we visited the BYOC bar: 1) BYOC stands for “Bring Your Own Cocktail”, which isn’t strictly accurate – customers are actually asked to bring a bottle of their alcohol of...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 07 May 14}

Picture of Carlsberg Sports Bar, West End, London

Carlsberg Sports Bar, West End (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about Carlsberg Sports Bar: 1) Located in the bowels of Leicester Square’s vast Empire Casino, the Carlsberg Sports Bar is targeted at the extremely niche overlap between gamblers...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 07 Apr 14}

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Boom Burger, Notting Hill (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about Boom Burger restaurant: 1) Located at the northern extremity of the hallowed Portobello Road, Boom Burger is a tiny Jamaican themed burger joint that can be found clinging...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 22 Mar 14}

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Kinkao, Shoreditch (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about Kinkao restaurant: 1) Searching for places to eat on Brick Lane often carries a hint of Russian roulette – the hit and miss cuisine is compounded by pushy restaurateurs,...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 02 Mar 14}

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The Queen Adelaide, Putney (Bar)
“Top 10 things we learnt about the Queen Adelaide pub: 1) It’s far removed from anything approaching civilisation, and deeply ensconced in residential Putney. Expect a hefty commute to and from its imposing...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 29 Jan 14}

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Hudson's House, Bloomsbury (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learned about the Hudson’s House bar and restaurant when we visited: 1) Situated on the ground floor of the St. Giles Hotel in Bloomsbury, Hudson’s House - with its vast glass-front...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 18 Dec 13}

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Shimmy London, Paddington (Club)
“Top 10 things we learnt about the Shimmy club when we visited: 1) Shimmy can be found in Royal Oak, near the train lines and in the midst of a largely residential area - an unusual spot for a glamorous...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 26 Nov 13}

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100 Hoxton, Shoreditch (Restaurant)
“The top 10 things we learnt when we visited the 100 Hoxton restaurant: 1) The place could not be any more Hoxton if it tried. It’s on Hoxton Street, in deepest Hoxton, near Hoxton overground station....”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 11 Nov 13}

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Orchid Vietnamese Kitchen (closed), Chelsea (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about Orchid restaurant when we visited: 1) Walking through Orchid’s front door was like plunging head first into a small slice of Vietnam; only just off Fulham Road. No doubt...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 16 Oct 13}

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The Marquess Tavern, Angel & Islington (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about the Marquess Tavern when we visited: 1) Located on Canonbury Street near Essex Road station, the Marquess Tavern certainly looks the part: a standalone, all-white building,...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 01 Oct 13}

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Mestizo, Camden (Restaurant)
“Top 10 questions we answered about Mestizo restaurant when we visited: 1) Are you a Mexican or a Mexican’t? Mestizo, a distinctly stylish Mexican restaurant and bar on Hampstead Road, should go some...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 01 Oct 13}

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Quantus, Chiswick & Brentford (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about Quantus restaurant when we visited: 1) Quaint: situated in the green and pleasant land of Turnham Green, this pint-sized restaurant packs a considerable amount of warmth,...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 01 Sep 13}

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Albion, South Bank & Bankside (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learnt about Albion Bankside restaurant when we visited: 1) This deli, café and restaurant has recently opened at the foot of the towering Bankside complex off Southwark Road, just...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 23 Aug 13}

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The Water Poet, Shoreditch (Bar)
“Top 10 things we learned about The Water Poet pub when we visited: 1) The pub’s quiet, cobbled surroundings on Folgate Street provide a welcome contrast to the mayhem of nearby Bishopsgate, where banking...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 05 Aug 13}

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Villandry (closed), Fitzrovia (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we discovered about Villandry restaurant when we visited: 1) The full-length windows and outside terrace make an ideal spot to watch the good folk of Fitzrovia go about their business...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 11 Jul 13}

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Eco, Clapham (Bar / Restaurant)
Best for: inventive pizzas, Italian cuisine. Great: homely design and atmosphere. Full disclosure: I bloody love pizza. The subconscious pull of sun-drenched Mediterranean...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 24 Jun 13}

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Primo Bar, Waterloo (Bar / Hotel)
Best for: flashy cocktails and nightly live music. Great: service and location. My name is Ol’ Willie Bassoon, of the Ol’ Willie Bassoon Five, the wildest free-form...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 01 Jun 13}

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The Ship, Wandsworth (Bar / Restaurant)
Best for: alfresco riverside BBQs and cosy dining rooms. Great: menu; hospitality. Cap’n Price at your service. Gather round, ye landlubbers, and I’ll tell you the...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 21 May 13}

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Harrison's & Downstairs at Harrison’s (closed), Balham (Bar / Restaurant)
Best for: hearty cuisine, or just after-work drinks. Great: downstairs cocktail bar, and ambience. Beatles fanatic and stubborn literalist that I am, I decided to...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 19 Apr 13}

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The White Horse, Fulham (Bar)
Best for: beers of all shapes and sizes. Great: atmosphere and pub food in west London. In this age of alienation, doubt and general uncertainty, Benjamin Franklin’s...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 20 Mar 13}

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The Lady Ottoline (closed), Bloomsbury (Bar / Restaurant)
‘The Ballad of the Lady Ottoline’ by guest reviewer, 70’s-era Leonard Cohen. I had to see you, darling, it’s been so many years I’ve taken to reviewing bars, to quell my bitter tears So I...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 19 Feb 13}

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The Grill on the Market, City of London (Restaurant)
Best for: unashamed carnivores. Great: steaks, seafood and cocktails. To the ever-swelling ranks of the London food brigade, the humble steak is a thing of ineffable...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 28 Jan 13}

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Barrio Angel, Angel & Islington (Bar / Club)
Best for: trailer-park chic and globetrotting cocktails. Great: funk soundtrack and lively atmosphere. Let’s be honest here, Islington’s a lovely place. Vast swathes...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 12 Dec 12}

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Antico (closed), London Bridge & Bermondsey (Bar / Restaurant)
Best for: escaping to Italy for the evening. Great: Mediterranean food; cocktails. To quote a great t-shirt slogan of our time: “Italians do it better”. One of...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 05 Nov 12}

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Grand Union Camden, Camden (Bar / Restaurant / Club)
Best for: after-work drinks; group functions; gourmet burgers. Great: pub food; cocktails; music. “Do one thing, and do it well”; so goes the maxim. Don’t spread...”
Fergus Price, Fluid London reviewer 01 Oct 12}

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