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royal china canary wharf restaurant review

Famous for their Dim Sum, Royal China has a reputation as the place to go for bite-size Chinese treats. Based in prime areas of London, the restaurants are centrally located on Baker Street, as well as in Bayswater, Fulham, Harrow-on-the-Hill and Canary Wharf. I visited this branch, which sits outside the main glut of outlets at a relaxed parade that overlooks […]

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restaurant review: bella italia, basildon

bella italia basildon review

In the South of Essex is an area of Basildon known affectionately as Bas Vegas. Nestled among industrial estates is a retail park with cinema, bowling and various bars and eateries. It’s been a popular evening destination for the locals for nearly twenty years. I’ve seen dozens of films there and eaten there countless more times. It’s not a place […]

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restaurant review: pizza express, rayleigh

pizza express rayleigh

My home town of Rayleigh has undergone a huge transformation in the past five years. It suffered the same stagnation that ran across most of the suburban high streets of England in the 2000s as the recession bit. In 2010 restaurant after restaurant opened up and now the high street heaves with people of an evening. We’re now spoiled for choice, not only by chains […]

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