Le Roi Fou Anton Mosimann is one of those names and faces from a bygone era of food TV that lives long in the memory. I hadn’t thought about his Gallic charm for a good while until the arrival of Le Roi Fou on Forth Street just recently.Exterior Swiss-French head chef Jérôme Henry proudly proclaims …

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Soderberg I’ve found myself stopping in at Peter’s Yard and Soderberg a little less than I once did. It sometimes happens that our love of certain places wanes over time I think that’s what happened in this case. Exterior When they opened a new branch of Soderberg towards the end of last year, it didn’t …

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The Empress of Broughton Street Our Beer Man’s Verdict I first visited the Empress on its opening night before Christmas, but it was so busy I struggled to get a proper sense of what it was actually like.Exterior My initial feeling on that brief visit was that it was okay – nothing special – but …

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Rollo Broughton Eleanor’s Verdict I joined Blythe on a humid Wednesday evening very much looking forward to an evening of delicious wines and tasty food at Rollo on Broughton Street.Selection Sitting at the bar for the evening, I selected a glass of Viognier to start, which turned out to be an excellently light and zesty …

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The Educated Flea While we try to retain our “secret shopper” approach to the vast majority of our reviews, sometimes it just isn’t achievable. Such is the case with two new places that have recently opened on Broughton Street: Rollo Broughton; and today’s lunch venue, the Educated Flea.Exterior The reason in both cases is that …

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