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I like to London

scrummy | | Apr 21, 2009 10:24 AM

Hi there,

I have been searching these boards avidly for a suggestion for my one blowout dinner on an upcoming trip to London. I have been vacillating between Maze, GR at Claridge's and more recently Square, but I suddenly thought: I will be dining alone. And when dining alone I love to watch a professional kitchen cook together and do its thing. I had the chance to do that at NOLA in New Orleans, sat at the chef's counter just a few feet from the pass, and it was most entertaining.

Any thoughts on good upscale restos with amazing food that can satisfy my voyeuristic tendencies? I'm guessing Claridge's is def a no go! But perhaps one of the others on my list would work? Or is there somewhere else entirely?

Or are open kitchens still not really done in London? I was last there as a poor student 20 years ago so I don't know what the current trends are.

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