Growth rate of independent London restaurant openings softens as baby ‘roll-outs’ gain ground • Marianne Lumb’s Marianne and The Araki win big in Harden’s survey • Ratings slip for Heston’s Dinner and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay • East London still where the action is… but South is catching up! The giddy pace of independent London restaurant […]

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**** Due to a last minute cancellation – we have just 2 places left –  please email bookings@hardens.com****   An exclusive, one-off event hosted by Harden’s Restaurant Guide co-founder Peter Harden and celebrated chef, and president of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), Raymond Blanc, at the magnificent Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons in Great Milton, […]

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Chefs, restaurateurs and industry types last night made their annual pilgrimage to London for the unveiling of the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. As usual, the ranking offered few surprises. El Cellar de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, reclaimed the top spot (which it last held in 2013) while Denmark’s Noma slipped down into third […]

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Remember the days when all airports had to offer in the dining department was Burger King? Maybe a café serving sandwiches and what might be considered coffee, if you were lucky. Well now, in the steps of Gordon Ramsay, Mr Molecular Gastronomy himself, Heston Blumenthal, has launched an outpost at Heathrow Terminal 2. The Perfectionist’s […]

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It may come as a surprise to some that only one London restaurant is listed in our top 10 UK dining spots, and it isn’t some showy establishment helmed by a ‘celebrity chef’ either. It’s The Ledbury in Notting Hill. Perhaps it’s because head chef Brett Graham can still be found in the kitchen, rather than […]

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