Sosban Restaurant in Llanelli has appointed a new executive chef who aims to make the waterside venue the best restaurant in Wales. Andrew Sheridan says he wants to drive Sosban to new heights, bringing authentic flavours and beautifully plated dishes to not only local but also national diners visiting the restaurant. At only 17 Andrew was […]

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JKS Restaurants (the restaurateurs with the Midas touch, behind Gymkhana, Hoppers and more) has announced it will open two new Motu Indian Kitchen sites this autumn, in Islington on 17 October and Swiss Cottage on 3 November, bringing its British Indian takeaway classics north of the river. The two new delivery kitchens will bring Motu to the […]

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Selfridges has once again collaborated with restaurateur Des McDonald to launch a new rooftop residency atop the iconic department store (previously McDonald’s Q Grill and Vintage Salt held the perch). The new offering will be a modern Italian restaurant, Il Tetto. Its year-long residency starts today (6 October), with an all-day dining menu promising classic […]

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Ethical Kitchen is a healthy treat box company with a social conscience and is a great way to discover new brands. Freshly roasted speciality coffee, premium chocolate and healthy snacks delivered to your door every month, with 50p from every box going directly towards funding community projects through charity partners. Ethical Kitchen’s first charity partner […]

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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 in February next year. The Truscott Arms closed in August 2016 after a lengthy legal battle over rent increases but was purchased by a private equity firm […]

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Michelin finally woke up and awarded Mitsuhiro Araki’s Mayfair restaurant, The Araki, three stars at a ceremony in London this week, making it the first Japanese restaurant in the UK to hold the rating. The Araki was named London’s Top Gastronomic Experience at Harden’s annual London Restaurant Awards ceremony last year and this “world class” […]

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Marina O’Loughlin in The Guardian is the latest critic to give Soho’s new Flavour Bastard a good bashing. “Not so much flavour bastards as thoroughgoing, unremitting, absolute taste tossers.” “Staff appear to be less amused and more terminally embarrassed… when they’re not explaining the concept to us at ludicrous length. The dishes are, apparently, bastardised in a tedious, […]

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This autumn, well-known family owned Windmill Taverns Ltd will be expanding with the launch of their fifth site in South East London. Introducing Mc & Sons: a traditional Irish pub from the McElhinney family with an authentic Thai twist in the heart of Southwark between Blackfriars Road and Borough on Union Street. As only a […]

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To mark the opening of the newly refurbished The Hope Fitzrovia, the boozer will be teaming up with Pieminister to offer Londoners the chance to get their hands on 100 FREE pies. The special soft launch is on from 2-6 October 2017. To get involved, guests can sign up at www.thehopefitzrovia.co.uk/100freepies Successful entrants will receive […]

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City workers at Bloomberg’s new European HQ will have their work cut out for them just trying to decide what to have for lunch. Bloomberg Arcade, slated to open in October at the media giant’s new offices in Queen Victoria Street, will vaunt 10 rather trendy-sounding restaurants curated by Bloomberg’s Richard Vines alongside the FT’s […]

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