By Cheryl Simmons – Restaurant Critic
Discover The Timeless Elegance of Oslo Court
Driving around the leafy residential streets of St. Johns Wood, in north-west London, I keep thinking I have put the wrong postcode into my trusty sat nav. There is no restaurant frontage that I can see.
Then I spot a brightly-lit sign, Oslo Court.
But I’m still not convinced.
We are outside a Grade II listed block of flats and it all looks fairly nondescript to me.
Once inside, though, we have found a hidden gem, Oslo Court, a family-run restaurant that has been owned and run for nearly 40 years by Tony Sanchez, a Spaniard who trained as a chef in Geneva and gained his hospitality experience in nightclubs and restaurants during the 1970s. In 1982 he felt confident enough to start his own business.
It has come a long way since those early days when a three-course Sunday lunch would set you back a relatively modest £7.50. Unsurprisingly, it was a ...