Restaurants: Big name hunting

City Rhodes

New St Square, London EC4 (0171-583 1313)

Brit-food champion Gary Rhodes (above) turns out some of the best boy- food in the UK.

Gordon Ramsay

68 Royal Hospital Rd, London SW3 (0171-352 4441)

Former premises of Tante Claire taken over by this celebrated chef who poached many of the staff when he left Aubergine.

Alastair Little

49 Frith St, London W1 (0171-734 5183)

Thoughtful Modern British cuisine in decor adored by some and described as "the inside of a fridge" by others.


46 Golborne Rd, London W10 (0181-968 2200)

Three-, four- and five-course set menus served in cosy surroundings, from Anthony "Mr Food & Drink" Worrall Thompson.

Novelli EC1

30 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1 (0171-251 6606)

Rustic French food served in restful, deep-blue decor.