Always good for a “delicious brunch”, Bill Granger’s eponymous chain of “buzzy and cool” Antipodean restaurants opens a fourth outpost in Chelsea in June. Tucked away a moment from Sloane Square tube station in Pavilion Road, the Sydney-style restaurant – complete with private dining room and terrace – will bring the same all-day dining (including “the legendary Granger […]

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Borough Market reopened on 14 June, 11 days after the terror attack that left eight dead and over 48 people injured. The market said the victims would never be forgotten but that they wanted to return to ‘some semblance of normality’ for the wellbeing of the whole community and everybody associated with the market. Gourmet Goat’s […]

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Marina O’Laughlin’s idea of hell is Victoria’s new Nova development, and although Stoke House may not be its most hellish corner you’d still need a pitchfork to the Guardian’s restaurant critic anywhere near it again… “The music is deafening, the place full to the rafters: my hell doesn’t seem to be other people’s. The menu […]

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Mayfair’s vegetarian canteen, tibits, will open a sister restaurant on Bankside at the end of June. Its self-service, pay-by-weight formula (which is “much nicer than the cafeteria style you might expect”) has been a hit with our reporters since it opened just off Regent Street back in 2000. tibits bankside will open in a former […]

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The Ivy’s national takeover continues apace with its first Scottish site opening in Edinburgh this autumn. Caprice Holding’s bankable brand has snowballed in recent years with a string of Ivy Cafés launching across London, as well as the Ivy Chelsea Garden, Ivy Market Grill, Ivy Kensington Brasserie and the Ivy City Garden. Brasseries in Bath, Exeter, […]

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Seafood specialist, pop-up caterers The Oystermen will officially open their first permanent mooring, The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen, on Monday 3 July in Henrietta Street, Covent Garden. With just 26-covers we predict a few queues, but when there’s six oysters and a glass of bubbly for £10 on the menu, 3-5 pm every day, it should be […]

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Borough Market holds a special place in the heart of every London foodie. Sure it’s touristy, and locals tend to eschew its mainstream appeal in favour of lesser-known food markets, but many who profess a love of dining in London will have started their culinary journey there as a wide-eyed stranger to this enthralling city. […]

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Counting down to Theresa May’s snap general election, spend one of the most exciting evenings of the 2017 political calendar at The Cinnamon Club – affectionately known as “The Westminster Canteen” – for an all-night offering of modern Indian food and drink, including exclusive ‘Cabinet Cocktails.’ Predict the election outcome for your chance to win a special prize! […]

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  London’s most dizzying pop-up (certainly not for those with a fear of heights) returns this summer. London in the Sky, a bar and restaurant suspended 100 ft in the air, will take up residency at Chelsea’s Art College from 19-30 July. Enjoy the stunning views while chefs like Pascal Aussignac (Club Gascon), Robert Ortiz […]

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