Wildwood Kitchen

Wildwood Kitchen at 7pm on Wednesday 4th January, 2017. The cuisine is European. Actual price per head: £33 Wildwood Kitchen 184 Shaftesbury Avenue WC2H 8JB Nearest station: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line). Remarks There were four of us, including two first-timers, numbers being reduced by Southern Railway and health issues. Service was efficient and friendly and… Continue reading



Palm Court Brasserie

Palm Court Brasserie at 7pm on Wednesday 5 December, 2012. We ate from their Christmas menu. Palm Court Brasserie 39 King Street WC2E 8JS Actual price per head: £41 Nearest tube: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line). Remarks Another good night out, spread over four tables; the crowd got merry. Food was good, and efficiently delivered to the… Continue reading



Boulevard Brasserie

Boulevard Brasserie at one pm on Sunday 15th April, 2012. The  cuisine: Sunday Roast. Boulevard Brasserie 40 Wellington Street WC2E 7BD Actual price per head: £35 Nearest tube: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line). Remarks Not a bad lunch but the waiter, although pretty, was somewhat dopey. The chocolate tart was very good. Reservations Chris L., David… Continue reading


Palm Court Brasserie

Palm Court Brasserie 39 King Street WC2E 8JS Actual price per head: £40 Nearest tube: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line). Remarks Not bad. Ham hock terrine starter was tasty. Xmas turkey main course was fine. The sea bream was a popular choice and people remarked on the freshness of the fish. The chocolate tart was way too… Continue reading


Palm Court Brasserie

Sunday 17th April, 2011 39 King Street, WC2E 8JS Actual price per head: £30 Nearest tube: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line). Remarks We ate at one o’clock from the Sunday roast set menu. Very good meal. Very good value. Very good company. Attendees Alan C., Alan Y., Benjamin C., Gary T., Gabriel G., George G., Ian… Continue reading


Strand Carvery

Wednesday 3rd November, 2010 372 Strand, WC2R 0JJ Actual price per head: £32 Nearest tube: Charing Cross (Bakerloo Line or Northern Line) or Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line). Remarks Nice crowd, dull venue. The three course carvery menu at £17.95 is very good value for dinner in this part of London. So too is £12.95 for… Continue reading


Cafe Mode

Wednesday 6th January, 2010 57 Endell Street, WC2H 9AJ Actual price per head: £30 Nearest tube: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line). Remarks Not great. The most sullen waiter ever. One diner said of Gusto: “As someone very new to gay life I much apppreciated the informal friendliness and will look forward to next months dinner.” House Red… Continue reading


Absolute Thai

Wednesday 2nd March, 2005 12 Upper St. Martin’s Lane, WC2H 9DL Actual price per head: £36 Nearest tube: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line) or Leicester Square. Remarks I’ll be going back. The set menu is very good. There was an interesting mix of people there tonight with some entertaining interactions. Attendees Andy M., Angel P., Bill… Continue reading