temper City EC2 25 January, 7.30 pm £80 pp Neil Rankin’s Square Mile newcomer will be throwing a Scottish knees up to celebrate Burns Night this year, hosted by comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli. Guests are invited to revel in a celebration of all things Scottish, from the bagpipes and haggis to Deep Fried Mars Bars and Irn Bru. There […]

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Looking for the perfect place to hold a private Christmas dinner party, work event or family get-together this festive season? Look no further. We’ve rounded up 20 of London’s best private dining rooms to suit all tastes and budgets… Barrafina WC2 Menus from £40 pp “The wait can sometimes be twice the time spent at the […]

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Treat him to London’s best steak at Guinea Grill 3 course Sunday lunch: £46 Voted the best steak restaurant in London by our readers last year, this “old-fashioned” grill room, in a “cute” Mayfair mews serves brilliant cuts of beef, “simply cooked and fabulous”. The perfect place to take your pa.   Whisky, cigars, steak, jazz… […]

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The Boisdale stable of Scottish-themed bar-restaurants will expand next week with a new opening – in a converted Mayfair stables. The latest venue is smaller than the Belgravia original and its City and Canary Wharf offshoots, so has more of a cosy whisky bar atmosphere – topped off with an in-house humidor and street-level cigar terrace. Set over two floors of […]

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Lovers of game will know that the season for grouse is not far away, kicking off on the Glorious Twelfth. This August restaurants in London which pride themselves on impeccably sourced British produce are serving up a symphony of special menus dedicated to this richly-flavoured bird. Here are our picks for the best places to […]

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Go the traditional route Mac & Wild W1 Available 23-30 January 2016 £35 pp If it’s fine Highland produce you’re after this Burns’ Night, look no further than Fitzrovia’s new(ish) star, from the folks behind pop-up sensation The Wild Game Company. Mac & Wild will be celebrating the Scottish bard Robbie Burns for a whole […]

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The Ivy WC2 Menus from £54 pp Richard Caring’s famous Theatreland idol – now the original of a fast expanding brand – emerged from a massive overhaul too late to be rated (just before the survey closed). Too often a let down in recent years, a handful of first-days reports say its “beautiful refurb” is “superb in every detail” […]

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Sister to Belgravia’s famous Caledonian restaurant, Boisdale Of Canary Wharf launched a brand new Mojito Bar and Cuban garden terrace this week (15 June) just in time for summer. Set inside an art deco building, amidst the shiny towers of Cabot Square, the terrace boasts beautiful views over the city. Long a favourite among our survey reporters as not just […]

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New Year’s Eve is probably a distant memory for most, but next week there will be the chance to sing Auld Lang Syne all over again as the country celebrates Burns Night. Scotland may have come very close to leaving the union last year but towns and cities across the UK still toast its favourite […]

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