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Which? Good Food Guide 2007 Lists Five W4 Restaurants
Of course locals have known for some time that Chiswick is the epicentre of gastronomic delight. Indeed any restaurateur worth his or her salt is vying for a piece of the W4 action. However, Chiswick has now officially become the dining destination of the capital with no less than five restaurants being listed in the Which? Good Food Guide.
Based on recommendations from thousands of diners and backed up by visits by anonymous, independent inspectors more than 1,200 venues feature in the 2007 Guide and include the crème de la crème of the capital’s burgeoning restaurant scene.
Heading up Chiswick’s roll of honour is a new entry for Sam’s Brasserie which in just over twelve months has received immense and, in my humble opinion well deserved, acclaim.
Sam Harrison told ChiswickW4.com “What makes Chiswick special from a restaurateurs point of view is the village feel, sense of community and the support of the locals.
"I think the Good Food Guide highlights the efforts that independent restaurants put into their operations and it is always pleasing to have this recognised.
"A local restaurant needs to be able to build a strong relationship with its local clientele and I think in an area like Chiswick we are lucky that this is possible. We still have 20 years on our lease, so hope to be here for a long time to come!"
Fellow new boy Michael Nadra also gets a mention for his acclaimed Fish Hook alongside the more established Fishworks. Fish Hook was recently hailed by Fay Machler as one of the best new restaurants of 2006.
Gratifyingly Malcolm John’s Le Vacherin receives yet another well earned mention alongside his French heavyweight counterpart La Trompette which incidentally is hotly tipped to become Chiswick’s first Michelin star winner.
Le Vacherin's Chef Patron Malcolm John said “Chiswick has come a long way since I opened Le Vacherin just over two years ago. The area has a fantastic amount of good quality restaurants making stiff competition which will keep us all on our toes but the ultimate winners will be the customers.”
October 5, 2006