The room is beautifully light, even on a crappy November day. It's got to be one of the most elegant dining rooms in London at mid-price.
The service was good - charmingly wonky, I like that. Other people paying these kinds of prices might prefer to cross the road to the Delaunay to seek the kind of standard they're used to paying for. For myself, I'm not sure I'd walk past Spring, which is just across the courtyard and in my experience does this kind of thing better.
The next BSSH Sport and Leisure History seminar at the IHR will be given by Helena Byrne of the British Library talking about Irish women's soccer. Do come along for a stimulating discussion.
6pm Mon 7th October, John S Cohen Room
Sport in the Royal Dockyard in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Dr Melanie Bassett, who is a Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth, where she manages the PTUC (port Towns & Urban Cultures) website.
Maybe Otto’s would have been a better punt after all.
UK women's sport governance in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with last week's host, Raf Nicholson, in the hot seat for the first of the BSSH's Sport in History seminars at the IHR.
Having dropped ninety quid in an hour for just enough food for a moderately-sized couple I realised that Fumo's dictator-chic interior is funded on the rapid turnover of dictator-budgeted clients spending such sums. It was fun while it lasted there's plenty of other places around St M's L that offer a similar service at less damage to the wallet.