November, 2012 - A ramble through Surrey - Surrey Life - Archant Community

November, 2012

South Wales comes to Surrey as James Corden has one chance in Chertsey

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It's not the latest Apple map misdirection drama that finds South Wales moving to Surrey but instead Gavin & Stacey star James Corden's latest film, One Chance, which has seen Chertsey transformed into Port Talbot. Photo: Wayne Howes It’s not the...

Champagne delights at The Bear's annual Laurent Perrier dinner in Oxshott

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To The Bear in Oxshott last night for their annual Laurent Perrier Champagne Dinner. To The Bear in Oxshott last night for their annual Laurent Perrier Champagne Dinner. It is a pub that my wife Sylviane and I have often stopped at - usually during the...

Surrey Life 2012 restaurant review round-up

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While Michelin stars The Latymer at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot and Drake's, Ripley have drawn the national plaudits in 2012, Surrey Life has reviewed a number of other great Surrey restaurants this year. Here's a round-up of where we've been and how they...

Dorking's two to four brings ‘pop-up' restaurant to Surrey

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This winter, Dorking's two to four will be transforming into a ‘pop-up' restaurant when critically acclaimed, Ian Atkinson, joins as their first guest chef. This winter, Dorking’s two to four will be transforming into a ‘pop-up’ restaurant...

Young Surrey chef swaps Michelin star kitchens for pop-up restaurants in Reigate

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Having trained with Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing and most recently Fergus Henderson, Surrey chef Maxwell Mckenzie comes from some pedigree.Born and bred in our county, the 23-year-old has chosen to leave the Michelin star kitchens behind and launch his...

Michelin star chef Greg Malouf leaves Petersham Nurseries Cafe, Richmond

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Having replaced Skye Gyngell in the spring, Greg Malouf, head chef at the Michelin-starred Petersham Nurseries Café in Richmond, has left the famous garden centre restaurant and moved back to his native Australia. Photo: Keiko Oikawa Having replaced...

Gary Barlow to perform gig in Chris Evans' Surrey pub

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Take That's Gary Barlow has signed up to play an intimate gig in the Chiddingfold pub owned by Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans to raise money for BBC Children in Need. Take That's Gary Barlow has signed up to play an intimate gig in the Chiddingfold pub owned...

Molly Moon is latest film to holiday in Shere

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Villagers in Shere are already well used to film crews transforming their picture perfect home for the movies and the latest production looks to be Molly Moon: The Incredible Hypnotist. Last night I tweeted about rumous about strange non-Halloween related...