We take a look back at the best (and worst) of 2017 in the restaurant world. From TripAdvisor naming a Vice writer’s Dulwich shed the best restaurant in London to the chef who served food without plates, and plenty of scathing reviews – enjoy our highlights of the year. 2017, we salute you…   When TripAdvisor […]

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Do you dream about the amazing dishes being prepared on MasterChef: The Professionals? For those of you that want to put yourself in Monica Galetti and Marcus Wareing’s shoes, you can try some of the dishes for yourself at Adam Handling’s The Frog E1, Shoreditch. Jamie Park, the restaurant’s head chef and contestant on MasterChef: […]

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L’Autre Pied, “the more casual baby sister of Pied à Terre”, will close its doors for good on 9 September. To thank diners for their custom the restaurant will offer two special menus at lunch and dinner – five course for just £31, or enjoy the full chef’s tasting menu for just £51*. Owner David Moore […]

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The Cinnamon Collection’s Vivek Singh and Mark Hix (Hix W1, Hix Oyster & Chop House) will team up on 18 September, combining Vivek’s modern-Indian style with Mark’s upscale British food. The dinner series at Westminster’s impressive Cinnamon Club has already seen Vivek work alongside top chefs José Pizarro (Bermondsey’s José and Pizarro, and José Pizarro in the City) in […]

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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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Clare Smyth just opened her much-anticipated solo restaurant Core by Clare Smyth in Notting Hill this week, which got us thinking about what else is in our restaurant launch calendar. Here’s 10 up-and-comers we’re excited to welcome to London’s dining scene this year…   Coal Rooms SE15 Opening: mid-August 2017 Meat and fish are grilled in […]

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The Cinnamon Collection’s Vivek Singh and José Pizarro (Bermondsey’s José and Pizarro, and José Pizarro in the City) will team up on 19 July, integrating José’s trademark classic Spanish style with Vivek’s modern Indian cooking. This is the only evening in a series of dinners at Westminster’s impressive Cinnamon Club where both chefs will collaborate on all five-courses. […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. […]

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