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Gordon Ramsay Restaurants

synthiapraglin May 15, 2012 11:10 AM

Will be in London during Olympics. Best restaurant to take 13 year old foodie...

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  1. Robin Joy RE: synthiapraglin May 15, 2012 08:16 PM

    Probably Claridges Hotel for the set lunch (£35 plus drinks and tip for a few choices for each of 3 courses). He won't be there of course, but it has his name, it's great value, it will proably be busy and it's in a good location. Sometimes they offer quick kitchen tours. My teenagers love it.

    Petrus might also be OK.

    The flagship in Royal Hospital Road can be a bit hushed.

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      ManInTransit RE: synthiapraglin May 16, 2012 05:08 AM

      Not going to ask 'why Gordon Ramsay?' but none would be my first choice for the brief.

      It depends to some extent on whether the key point is wonderful room/service or whether it is the food and if so whether you are looking for interesting or just classical.

      Maze: modern interior, quirky food.
      Claridges: average food but beautiful room and service as you'd expect.
      The 3* restaurant: decent (expensive) and fine for a well-behaved 13-year-old but at that price there are better options.

      If you wanted to expand happy to advise more.

      1. zuriga1 RE: synthiapraglin May 16, 2012 11:40 AM

        Personally, I'd take my 13 year old (I do have grandchildren near this age) to Bread St. Kitchen. I haven't eaten there, but it sounds a lot less stodgy than some of the other choices. I think your foodie will enjoy it. I haven't been to Maze since the previous chef left, but it's a fun restaurant with things that are certainly 'different.'

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