A sister bar and restaurant to Hackney hangout Wringer & Mangle will open a stone’s throw from Old Spitalfields Market on 11 September. The original launched two years ago in London Fields in a disused former laundry. Wringer & Mangle Spitalfields is spread over two floors offering dining upstairs, a lunchtime deli counter and cocktails […]

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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 this autumn 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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Get your game face on! It’s time once again for The Glorious Grouse Race at the City’s  estimable home of “very good game” – The Jugged Hare. Taking place on the Glorious Twelfth (that’s Saturday 12 August for those who don’t religiously follow gaming seasons) the race aims to get the season’s grouse from field […]

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London’s appetite for stoking ‘cues and smoking meats remains undiminished by time or the increasing abundance of BBQ joints in the capital. Just this week Neil Rankin announced temper City, and the last 12 months have seen the launch of MeatUp in Wandsworth, temper Soho, The Stoke House at Victoria’s Nova development, Texas Joe’s Slow […]

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Hot on the smoky heels of temper Soho, comes temper City – the second venture from barbecue maestro Neil Rankin and business partner Sam Lee. The original temper opened in Broadwick Street in November last year to a string of plaudits from foodies and critics alike, including Jay Rayner who dubbed it one of London’s […]

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The Ned, a new hotel and membership club boasting no fewer than nine separate restaurants, has opened in a disused bank building plum in the middle of the City of London. Named after its architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens, the grand building was opened in 1924 as the City headquarters of the Midland Bank. The £200m hotel conversion is […]

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Modern Chinese restaurant Shikumen is to open its fourth branch in late April, in the new Dorsett City Hotel next to Aldgate station. Since making made its debut at the Dorsett Hotel in Shepherd’s Bush, Chinese-owned Shikumen followed up with branches in Ealing and Finchley – so the new venue will be its first in central London. […]

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The indefatigable Jason Atherton is to launch another restaurant in the City, with Temple and Sons opening next door to City Social next month. It will be Atherton’s eighth London restaurant since his Mayfair debut Pollen Street Social in 2011, and follows Sosharu, which opened in March this year. He has another eight around the world, including the Pig and Palm […]

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This summer diners can enjoy bottomless prosecco with their pasta for just £19.95 at the “discreet and efficient” Gatti’s City Point near Moorgate. Just book a table for lunch or dinner through the restaurant’s Harden’s online listing. The offer is valid at Gatti’s City Point only for lunch or dinner Monday-Friday, May-September. Bottomless prosecco will be served […]

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