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Hugh Wright
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Freelance food, luxury & travel writer, consultant and specialist.
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Bon viveur, man-about-town, restaurant communications guru, Editor-At-Large of deuxmessieurs.com and the life and soul of every party.
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Square Meal named me as one of their 'Food Bloggers To Follow In 2013' and I am one of the few bloggers chosen by new site Foodverdicts to inform their definitive London restaurant scores.
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This Hugh Wright character sounds like he knows his stuff!
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New Blog Post on +TwelvePointFivePercent | When venerable travel agents +Cox & Kings UK send me on a trip to China(town), I find Mr Kong to be a restaurant in a class of its own.
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Had dinner here this week - blog post coming soon - and really enjoyed it. Warm, friendly, very elegant but informal, and great food at very fair prices.
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In anticipation of the (rather sad, I must say) withdrawal of +Google Reader later this year, I've signed +TwelvePointFivePercent up to +Bloglovin to provide readers with a new, simple way to follow my and any other blogs you happen to follow. Sign up is super-quick (you can sign in with +Facebook+ or create an account in seconds) and create reading lists and groups just like in Reader.
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New Blog Post | Barrafina is that rarest of things - a restaurant about which there is nothing to fault.
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Geekily fascinating, for anyone who lives or travels on the Victoria Line!
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Happy Easter everyone! Fancy taking part in a fun online egg hunt that also benefits wonderful LGBT youth homeless charity Outpost? Of course you do! Follow the simple instructions on the website, donate just £1 and get counting. You could win a fantastic hamper bursting with chocolate...if I don't beat you to it!
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I was delighted to be asked to share my thoughts on The Art of Exceptional Service by National Waiters Day, a fantastic initiative which I am wholeheartedly supporting.

What do you think makes exceptional service? And who are your Front of House heroes?
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I've signed up to online talent community +PeoplePerHour to promote my freelance writing and professional services. It would be fantastic, if we've worked together at any point or if you just like what I do, if you could visit the site to endorse me!
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How would you like to WIN £150 to spend at a Great British Chefs restaurant of your choice? Simply fill in this survey from The Bart Ingredients Company about your spice style & herb habits.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GBC-Bart-Survey 

Please share with friends & family so they can stand a chance of winning too. Thanks and good luck!
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One of the most exciting, innovative and cleverly put-together meals I've had anywhere, in fact probably only Hibiscus comes close. A dish of peas and mint - the freshest shelled peas, a chilled pea puree, pea shoots and mint granita - was astonishing. Some dishes weren't as gasp-for-breath delicious as others but everything we ate was very good. It's incredible value too; set lunch is just £21 for 3 course/£24 for 4, seven course tasting menu is £49. The room is modern and funky, staff are lovely, the only downside in fact is getting a table - next lunch slot is late August 2012.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Very good
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reviewed a year ago
without doubt one of 2011's most exciting openings, brunswick house cafe offers imaginative, thoughtfully put together menu of modern british food to suit all palates at prices to suit any pocket. weekend brunch is a great treat especially in summer when the courtyard beckons. the room is splendid, cocktails & wines tempting, and only occasionally inattentive service lets the whole down. fabulous.
Decor: ExcellentFood: Very goodService: Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Absolutely wonderful modern European bistro food, a lovely room, interesting wines from small producers and a commitment to originality and quality make Brawn one of my restaurants of the year, every year. Prices are super-fair, service is efficient if at times aloof and the overall experience is one of 'I can't wait to come back'.
Food: ExcellentService: Very goodDecor: Very good
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reviewed 2 years ago
Prices that are rather too high for the (still very good) quality of food are the only thing that let Bistrotheqe down; it's truly one of the capital's most unique and exciting restaurants. Its ever-buzzing atmosphere, anything goes attitude and cutting edge fashionableness make it perfect for any occasion; the alt-cabaret in the theatre downstairs never fails to entertain.
Food: Very goodService: Very goodDecor: Very good
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reviewed 2 years ago
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with the food of the indochine all the rage, banana tree does well to offer a good range at very reasonable prices, in a modern, agreeable room. the 'legendary beef rendang' is exceptional, sides and salads are fresh and imaginative and although at first desserts were not offered, this has now been rectified. for a chain, very good indeed.
Decor: GoodFood: GoodService: Very good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Really superb classic Italian dishes served in only-just-dated surroundings (polished black surfaces & mirrors) make Armani Caffe the perfect pitstop for exhausted Knightsbridge shoppers even if the budget doesn't stretch to one of Sr Armani's suits. Annoyingly, opening hours follow those of the store so it's only open until early evening - a shame, as I'd happily dine here often if only I could.
Food: Very goodService: Very goodDecor: Very good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
As if wonderful, thoughtful Provencal cuisine, a gorgeous light room and polished, friendly service weren't enough to love Cigalon for, pricing is so reasonable that it makes this an option for any time and any occasion. If a la carte prices are incredibly fair, set menus are an absolute bargain. Cocktails in sister bar Baranis downstairs are a must before or after dinner. A wonderful restaurant.
Food: ExcellentService: ExcellentDecor: Excellent
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