Roth Bar & Grill, restaurant review: "I didn't expect to find such a mirage in Somerset"

Hauser and Wirth Gallery, Bruton, Somerset (01749 8147000)

Manchester House, restaurant review: Is Aiden Byrne's culinary wizardry just an illusion?

Tower 12, 18-22 Bridge Street, Spinningfields, Manchester. Tel: 0161 835 2557

Lima Floral, restaurant review: Does Martinez's sister venture have the same wow factor?

14 Garrick Street, London WC2 (020-7240 5778). £45 per head, without wine

Colony Grill Room, London: Restaurant review

With its conker leather booths and age-of-speed friezes, it’s a sepia-tinted evocation of the classic American grill rooms of the 1920s
Hedone

Hedone - restaurant review: Innocent pleasures

Hedone chef Mikael Jonsson's philosophy of outstanding simplicity sends Amol Rajan into raptures
Pond, Dalston

Pond Dalston - Restaurant review: Aloha, aloha

A Victorian warehouse has been smartly converted to 21st-century light-industrial chic
Kurobuta

Kurobuta - Restaurant review: Great Scott!

Kurobuta's star chef has managed the near-impossible: to please my entire family in one sitting, says Lisa Markwell

The Perfectionists' Café, Heathrow Airport: Restaurant review

Is an airport departures lounge really the place a perfectionist would choose to eat?

Ranking the posh crisps

There was a time when the people of Great Britain were willing to consume a £3.95 wrap with a humble packet of Quavers. Those days are over.

The Harwood Arms, restaurant review: It looks and sounds like a pub - but this Michelin-starred place is several cuts above

Walham Grove, London SW6, tel: 020 7386 1847. £130 for two, with wine

Le Restaurant de Paul, review: The dining room is tucked away like an embarrassing relative

29 Bedford Street, London WC2 (020-7836 3304). Around £30 per head, without wine

TED, restaurant review: The menu is a triumph ... except for the side order of ethics

47-51 Caledonian Road, London N1, Tel: 020 3763 2080

Raw Duck, restaurant review: Sister venture of Soho's Duck Soup is bigger and bolder

197 Richmond Road, Hackney, London E8 (020-8986 6534)

Pizza Pilgrims, restaurant review: How to prepare for a 150km bike ride? Load up on carbs

Pizza Pilgrims, 11 Kingly Street, London W1, tel: 020 7287 2200

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