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Posted in British, dining out, England, English, fish, food, healthy, ingredient, London, meat, restaurant, restaurant review, seafood, vegetarian, tagged British, dining out, eating out, England, food, Konstam, London, restaurant, restaurant review on May 8, 2008| 2 Comments »
It’s been ages since I’ve been to a restaurant that’s filled me with so much exhilaration. And the fact that it also made my sceptical vegetarian husband feel the same way made the experience even more enjoyable.
Konstam is a London restaurant that hit the headlines when its young owner and chef Oliver Rowe was the subject of BBC TV series ‘The Urban Chef‘. Cameras followed him as he tried to set up his restaurant and source all his ingredients from locations within Greater London (eg anywhere covered by the London Underground). It was rather gimmicky, and I never thought to try it out when it opened in 2006. But having been twice in the last two months, our friend has been raving about Konstam, so we went with her and another die-hard fan to see what all the fuss was about…