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The 1980s relics of Langan’s Brasserie

Mayfair's restaurant scene has moved on, but they're still here...

Langan’s Brasserie Photo: Mark Hillary

Langan’s Brasserie announces its presence with a long, pink neon line of Langanses, tootling prettily along its façade, which is opposite Marks & Spencer on Green Park. (The apostrophes, by the way, are mine; signage can be illiterate.) So this is a restaurant with Alzheimer’s, a restaurant that has forgotten its own name.

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