Category Archives: Restaurants

Gordon Ramsay London House Battersea review

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The bar staff at London House had designed some wonderful cocktails which were a perfect start to the evening

Any business owner will tell you that it’s vital to get the local residents on side right from the very beginning to ensure success.

And Gordon Ramsay did just that with the newest restaurant in his empire, London House in Battersea Square.

Officially opening on Tuesday 4 February, London House treated local residents to its modern European cooking and fine wines for three days over the weekend beforehand.

This gave the restaurant’s managers the chance to woo the locals but also to give the front of house and kitchen staff a chance to iron out any last minute hiccups before the paying customers – and restaurant critics – descended. Continue reading Gordon Ramsay London House Battersea review

TGI Fridays Karen Forrester on how she turned the company around

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Under Karen Forrester, the TGI Friday’s restaurant chain has undergone a big recovery – and it all began with a fire that gutted one of its flagship sites.

While most bosses would consider this an unmitigated disaster, Forrester saw the destruction of TGI Friday’s restaurant in Birmingham as a chance to start again. Continue reading TGI Fridays Karen Forrester on how she turned the company around