It’s at times like this, with the winter drawing in and a wind that seems to be coming off the Steppes, that you need a proper rib-sticker of a meal. That, and somewhere warm, free and indoors to meet friends – such as the South Ken museums. So what could be more perfect than a smartened up (but not tarted up) adorable Polish restaurant on Exhibition Road? Ognisko has been taken over by the chap behind the (now defunct) Wódka bar and restaurant, and Baltic. Ognisko serves bar snacks and vodka cocktails all day, and does Poland proud. Guy Dimond
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