Cameron reveals liking for Nando’s


Published: Wednesday 21st January 2015 by The News Editor

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David Cameron has delivered a crushing verdict on the food served up by Gordon Ramsay by suggesting he would rather go to Nando’s.

The Prime Minister appeared to snub the offerings of the celebrity chef in favour of the high street chicken chain when asked to select where he would take world leaders for a meal.

Mr Cameron made his choice after being reluctantly tested on his “coolness” by Capital Xtra’s Andre Morgan, who put a series of scenarios to him.

Asked whether he would take his international counterparts to eat at a Harvester, a Gordon Ramsay establishment or Nando’s, he replied: “I’ve been to a Gordon Ramsay restaurant, I’ve been to Nando’s and I’ve been to a Harvester.

“I think Nando’s is the best value for money. I had a very good Nando’s in Bristol.”

His assessment comes after Ramsay yesterday lost a High Court battle over his personal liability for the rent on a London pub.

Mr Cameron was asked to make a choice between three reality television programmes – Keeping Up With The Kardashians , Big Brother and Love & Hip Hop, he opted for the later.

“I’ve just dropped the microphone in shock at that question. I’m not a Big Brother fan. I have watched it. I haven’t quite got into why everyone’s interested in the Kardashians, so I’m not doing very well on that one.

“So, maybe I’ll try the hip hop show. That sounds a bit better. I like watching cooking programmes, I find that more relaxing.”

Pressed over whether he would prefer Jay Z, Iggy Azalea or Tinie Tempah to come up with his campaign soundtrack, Mr Cameron rejected them all and plumped instead for Bryan Ferry’s Let’s Stick Together – insisting “that’s the message for the election”.

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls dismissed all three restaurant options in favour of roadside eatery Little Chef and his local chip shop.

He told LBC: “Our kids like Nando’s. I’ve not been a regular at Harvesters. I’ve got to say John’s fish and chips on Airedale in Castleford just near where we live is absolutely brilliant.

“I’m not sure the G7 would think much of it because fish and chips is all cooked in beef dripping, you can’t have it too often, absolutely fabulous.

“I think if I was choosing my favourite restaurant other than that, I think, probably, I do like Little Chef.”

Published: Wednesday 21st January 2015 by The News Editor

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