Union Jacks, Holborn

Jamie Oliver’s new venture excels in pizza with a British twist

Much has been made of Jamie Oliver’s insistence that the dishes served in his new Union Jacks restaurant are “flats” rather than “pizzas”. Indeed, the whole ethos of this smart new outlet places great emphasis on the British dining experience – ingredients are almost uniformly sourced locally with a list of suppliers handily inset between the pages of the menu, while starters offer a modern twist on traditional seaside fare such as Devonshire crab and potted prawns. Continue reading