Warning: Declaration of HSM_PageTitle::load($meta) should be compatible with HSM_Module::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/page/page_title.php on line 201 Warning: Declaration of HSM_Description::load($meta) should be compatible with HSM_Module::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/page/description.php on line 118 Warning: Declaration of HSM_Tags::load($meta) should be compatible with HSM_Module::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/page/tags.php on line 348 Warning: Declaration of HSM_JavaScript::load($meta) should be compatible with HSM_Module::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/page/javascript.php on line 87 Warning: Declaration of HSM_Stylesheet::load($meta) should be compatible with HSM_Module::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/page/stylesheet.php on line 112 Warning: Declaration of HSM_Stylesheet::init() should be compatible with HSM_Module::init($args) in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/page/stylesheet.php on line 112 Warning: Declaration of HSS_Analytics::load($data) should be compatible with HS_SiteModule::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/site/analytics.php on line 286 Warning: Declaration of HSS_StatCounter::load($data) should be compatible with HS_SiteModule::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/site/statcounter.php on line 174 Warning: Declaration of HSS_FirstTimeVisitor::load($data) should be compatible with HS_SiteModule::load($meta = '') in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/site/first-time-visitor.php on line 153 Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/page/page_title.php:201) in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/headspace2/modules/site/first-time-visitor.php on line 54 Warning: Use of undefined constant description - assumed 'description' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/plugins/must-read-posts/must-read-posts.php on line 104 A Girl has to Eat – (and travel) Restaurant and travel reviews W9 Archives - A Girl has to Eat - (and travel) Restaurant and travel reviews


The Warrington

Note: This restaurant has now been acquired by Faucet Inn Pub Group.

When Gordon Ramsay took over the freehold of The Warrington and launched a gastropub there in February 2008, I lamented the lost of Ben’s Thai Restaurant. Ben’s Thai was situated on the first floor, above the pub (which is where the gastropub is now), and although it was far from perfect, it had personality. Its off-the-wall décor fit in with the quirky charm of the pub below – a lavishly decorated outfit with art nouveau stained glass windows, carved wood works and a marble topped mahogany bar. For added character, it was rumoured that the building was once used as a brothel.

But under Gordon Ramsay, the gastropub, aptly named The Warrington, became cool, stark and a little austere. When I first went there for dinner soon after its opening, it was hard to reconcile the sleek, new dining area with the pub below that was bursting with old world charm. Other than this oddity, I remembered the food being pretty decent.

(Continue reading her story…)


Tags: , , , , , , ,



Warning: Use of undefined constant default_topic_count_text - assumed 'default_topic_count_text' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/themes/CMDRedux/footer.php on line 12