L’Escargot, Soho 

I remember first visiting L’Escargot back in the Marco Pierre White days and it was stuffy, fussy and a little bit shit. It was then taken over by a lovely chap called Brian Clivaz (who’s also soon to open a new swanky members club in Devonshire Square) and a club prive was added above the ground floor restaurant. I was surprised to see the place … Continue reading L’Escargot, Soho 


We arrive at the door of Gauthier in Soho and have to ring the doorbell. A lady answers and welcomes us into a narrow corridor where she takes our coats at which point the doorbell goes again and another four diners enter at the same time as two waiters come through with trays of food. It’s a little manic and cramped here but I love … Continue reading Gauthier