Press Reviews

‘Tom excels at no-holds-barred seasonal cooking, packing his menu with dishes that are straight & true’

The Good Food Guide 2014

 ‘A terrine of Pig’s Head & Foie Gras shows exacting technique, one piggy layer melts effortlessly into the next – I pinch a pea & ham soup from an early evening menu and its blindingly good. Bright green soup swirls around a delicate lasagne turret of ham cooked in hay- good old pea & ham gone to finishing school’

Terry Durrack, The Observer

‘He undertakes stints in some of the world’s finest restaurants. It shows’

Jasper Gerard, The Daily Telegraph

‘Dishes combine precision with flair’

John Mitchel, The Guardian

‘His creativity in the kitchen has heaped awards galore on the restaurant’

Les Leonard, Food Development Magazine

Such outreach workers to the culinary impoverished definitely deserve any plaudits that are coming their way’

Tony Naylor, The Guardian

‘Cocking a snook at those who mock Leicester’s gastronomic & style credentials’ Square meal