Tag: Heston Blumenthal


TLE Meets… Heston Blumenthal

One of Britain's most celebrated Chefs, Heston Blumenthal's résumé of achievements is beyond belief. Alongside starring in numerous food-focused television shows, Heston has opened five restaurants over the past 20 years, with his Fat Duck group having garnered a total of six Michelin stars. Three of those belong to The ...


Restaurant Review – Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been succumbed with an irrational fear of snails. It’s embarrassing. More common, less hilarious fears (spiders, snakes, rats, death) have never phased me, but something about those lettuce-munching bogies in crash helmets would always plague me with fear. As somebody who ...


Restaurant Review – The Crown, Bray

When Heston Blumenthal decided to take over the premises of his third restaurant in the village of Bray, in 2010, there was a certain amount of uproar between the local villagers. Fifteen years beforehand, the celebrity chef famed for his idiosyncratic approach to food and molecular gastronomy purchased The Ringers ...


Restaurant Review – The Perfectionists’ Café, Heathrow

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food It’s no secret that airport dining has never been saluted with any real positive acclaim. A number of benefactors contribute to the less than superb reputation, though the most prominent is, perhaps, the often necessary rush throughout the period of time between passing through ...