Tom’s Kitchen/Crea Traveller- Summer 2011
“Aikens’ brasserie-style restaurant has a more relaxed, homely vibe than his Michelin-starred venture. Featuring daily changing dishes.”
Tom Aikens/Where London- July 2011
“The move comes after the chef teamed up with new investor the İstanbul Doors Restaurant Group and will see the restaurant relaunch with a more informal atmosphere and service approach. The refurb will be overseen by Turkish interior designer Hakan Ezer.”
Tom Aikens/Caterer and hotelkeeper- July 2011
"With an open ground floor kitchen,wood-smoked oven,spit roast and grill, Tom Aiken's Chelsea gastrodome is spread over three floors,each with a distinctive atmosphere."
"Yummy mummies and the Chelsea lot "kick off lazy Sunday's" by "overstuffing" on brunch at this "rustic" kitchen but the "hearty" modern Brit "comfort food" is just as "satisfying" for any "informal meal"
Zagat Buzz-London / Tom’s Kitchen – June 2011
"What makes Tom Aikens 'ease's refreshing is that,while the recipes are a riot of colour and flavour, the execution is fuss free."
Tom Aikens Easy Book/Elle Decoration- June 2011
"Best brunches in London: "Perenially popular, buzzy Chelsea brasserie"
Tom's Kitchen/TimeOut London – June 2011
"Tom Aikens prepares the perfect summer lunch"
The Times UK/ Tom Aikens- June 2011
"Ajia hotel opened in 2004,this 16 room boutique hotel is a restored 1870's mansion on the Asian bank of the bosphorus. The sleek, minimalist interiors contrast nicely with it's dazzlingly white ottoman exterior."
Conde Nast Traveler - Jan 2011
"Follow Will & Kate’s London footsteps: best place to eat: Tom’s Kitchen. Will’s favorite is the private dining room to the communal table"
Travel+Leisure US – May 2011
"Tom's kitchen has a chic but informal atmosphere all day long; a favourite with the Chelsea locals."
Tom's Kitchen/Lady Blonde's Essential Party Guide- May 2011
"Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. Tom Aikens is back on top,with a new branch of his Chelsea Green Restaurant now open at Somerset House.Three small interconnected dining rooms face an on-site deli,and in the summer, Tom's Terrace sets up,overlooking the Thames with fantastic views up and downstream."
Tatler Magazine May 2011
"The jet set becomes grounded at this 19th century former ottoman mansion situated just steps from the glistening turkish straight known at bosphorous.The exotic temptations of nearby Istanbul are rebuffed by the hallucionatory way."
Harper Traveller – April/May/June 2011
“Tom’s Terrace will be open from early May offering cocktails, sharing boards, British desserts and a party menu.”
Tom’s Terrace/Caterer and Hotelkeeper- April 2011
“Tom Aikens’ Restaurant is serving a five-course flower themed menu, featuring scallops decorated in nasturtium flowers, chicken breast with marigolds and rhubarb served with rose and mint.”
Tom Aikens /City A.M- April 2011
"This is a fairytale place where dream comes true."
Global Business Magazine- April 2011
"Turks open doors for chef expansion A Turkish company as acquired the restaurant business of Michelin starred chef Tom Aikens with a view to turning his brasserie concept into an international brand."
The Times- March 2011
"Hotels with the World’s Most Amazing Views An exclusive luxury hotel with just 16 Rooms & Suites, A'jia is a traditional Ottoman mansion that bejewels the Asian shores of the Bosphorus."
Luxury Travel Magazine- March 2011