Open for just a few weeks each year during the House of Lords recess, this dining room at the Palace of Westminster will admit members of the public from 18 September-6 October. Peers’ Dining Room is taking bookings for lunch only via ResDiary from 19 August. A new three-course lunch menu using seasonal British ingredients […]

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Simon Rogan will return to London this autumn to launch Aulis, an eight-seater chef’s table which mirrors his development kitchen Aulis at the restaurateur’s flagship Cartmel restaurant-with-rooms L’Enclume. Readers may also remember Aulis was the name of the development kitchen and chef’s table at Fera at Claridge’s. Plans are also still underway to relaunch Roganic […]

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The Truscott Arms is back with a bang as Henry Harris (formerly of Knightbridge’s Racine, RIP) takes over the kitchen. He will oversee the Maida Vale gastropub’s relaunch later this year – possibly under a new name. The Truscott Arms closed in August 2016 after a lengthy legal battle over rent increases but was purchased […]

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Marina O’Loughlin in The Guardian reviews Pascere, a new Lanes restaurant from the food and drink editor of Platinum Business magazine, Amanda Menahem. “Brighton is having a bit of a moment restaurant-wise; like Bristol, another beneficiary of the financial pain of attempting to launch any kind of indie in the capital. “The most exquisite thing that […]

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Rising young star Adam Handling will plant his flag in the West End on 1 September by opening his second restaurant under The Frog name, in Covent Garden. The new venue is the flagship of a planned group, serving a “more formal” version of the cooking he has developed at The Frog E1, which opened in Spitalfields last year. […]

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The founders of Santo Remedio, the highly rated Shoreditch Mexican that closed after just five months last year, will reopen their trendy street food spot in Bermondsey’s Tooley Street later this year. Edson and Natalie Diaz-Fuentes managed to raise the £40,000 they were looking for on Kickstarter by 7 June in order to revive the restaurant and […]

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Michael Bremner, chef-patron of Brighton’s “foodie mecca” 64 Degrees, has launched a new beach-front restaurant overlooking the old West Pier. The restaurant is named Murmur – from the word murmuration, which is the shape that the starlings make when they flock and fly between the city’s two piers. Serving ‘healthy and honest food’, the beach-front restaurant […]

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The Cinnamon Club SW1 From 12 August £38 pp Kick off shooting season on the Glorious Twelfth at Vivek Singh’s classy Indian – set within the Grade II listed Old Westminster Library. On the menu: Tandoor Smoked Breast of Grouse with bitter fenugreek, corn stir-fry and tamarind-cumin jus. This dish, marrying the flavours of the subcontinent with resolutely British […]

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A new Indian street food restaurant will open on the original site of Adam’s (it moved to Waterloo St last year) in Birmingham later this month. Indian Streatery will offer grab-and-go grub by day and dining and cocktails by night. Its founders have already made a name for themselves in the city as Indian Rasoi with […]

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Jason Atherton has announced plans to relocate Sosharu to either Mayfair or Soho in hopes of increasing lunch trade. The izakaya-style restaurant is currently housed at 64 Turnmill Street in Clerkenwell (formerly Turnmills nightclub) but the chef and restaurateur says the concept is not working at the site. Atherton told Caterer that although Sosharu is […]

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