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Burger & Lobster, London

Burger & Lobster, London

This London trip had been planned for months, and for most of those months I’d intended on visiting Meat Liquor (visited the following year, see here) for it’s epic burgers. However, a few weeks ago I heard about Burger & Lobster which has a similar reputation for its burgers as well as the added bonus of selling the best value lobster in ... Read More »

Southern Eleven, Manchester

Southern Eleven, Manchester

Even in a year where I visited one of the best restaurants in the UK, L’Enclume and the best restaurant in the world Noma my first time at Southern Eleven last July was one of my highlights on 2011. I’ve been desperate to go back ever since and yesterday I finally made it. If you don’t know about Southern Eleven it’s an American ... Read More »

24 Bar & Grill, Manchester

24 Bar & Grill, Manchester

24 Bar & Grill is named rather unoriginally after it’s address, 24 Princess Street, Manchester. It occupies the basement of the Arora Hotel which was previously home to the fine-dining restaurant ‘Obsidian‘ which I visited in  late 2009. After walking down the stairs I remembered more and more of the Obsidian visit, the familiar bar hasn’t changed too much but ... Read More »

The Grill On The Alley, Manchester

The Grill On The Alley, Manchester

I’d visited The Grill On The Alley several times previously and always had a great time. In January I even chose it above any restaurant in Manchester to take a couple of friends for their Christmas present. Unfortunately this visit was close to my worst experience in a restaurant for a long time. There were just so many problems, some of them fairly minor ... Read More »

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