Rex and Mariano: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

Rex and Mariano know a lot about fish. Which is very good news for anybody who likes to get their hands on lunch

2 St Anne’s Court, London W1 (020 7437 0566). Meal for two, including wine and service: £80

This week’s restaurant comes from the people who brought us Beast. You remember Beast. The one with the king crabs and the Nebraskan steaks and the over-engineered tables and the bill that made me feel like my scrotum had been put in an un-lubricated vice. So now you’re salivating – not at the thought of the food, but at the prospect of some brutal knob-gag-strewn take-down. Well, put your tongue away. Wipe your mouth on a napkin. Sit back and take note.

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