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“Also, they [the staff] will never let on if you’re in with one boy one day and another the next.” A combination of super-strength cocktails, steaks cooked to perfection and shareable puddings (profiterole stack, anyone? Bag the love-seat table in the corner, then share the pane e olio, a plate of Bella di Cerignola olives and baby artichoke hearts, spaghetti with Dorset crab, chilli and lemon, and the cherry-and-almond tart.
For more than 30 years Andrew Edmunds has been setting the scene with a Franco-British menu encompassing asparagus, dressed crab, confit duck and rhubarb jelly with cream.
Upstairs it’s all flickering candlelight, wax dripping down claret bottles (steady on) and wildflower posies.
(If it’s a no, neighbour The Grafton Arms can supply the necessary hard liquor).
Selin Kiazim and Laura Christie’s second modern Turkish-Cypriot restaurant is a touch plusher than Oklava, with burnt-orange banquette seating, navy walls and lots of warm wood — Roger and Joan from Is there a better backdrop than Old Soho for the beginning (or, indeed, the end) of an affair?