We've already had a lengthy discussion about this restaurant, and I don't want to caste aspersions on any of the participant's of said thread, but I cannot fathom how anyone would be disappointed in the food or service at Loconda. We all know places and menus change, so I'll just give those people the benefit of my doubts.
We had a superb lunch with excellent, friendly and very well-trained staff. There was definitely no 'attitude' in the room except one of professionalism. The food was delicious from beginning of the meal to the end. Husband had a sweet and sour sardine starter with a main of tagliatelle of kid ragu. I had a plate of ravioli (very small) with veal ragu and a sage and butter sauce, followed by the suggested suckling pig with mash and Bramley apples.. fantastic.
I have an American food magazine from 1998 that featured 'modern British cuisine,' and on the cover are a very young Locatelli, Marcus Wareing, and Gary Rhodes. I should have brought it along to share with the staff so they could see how the boss used to look. Who ever thought I'd be living here and eating their food.