(Image credit – Mint Leaf Restaurant)  With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what better time to remind readers of the capital’s top 10 restaurants for romance, as voted for in our annual London restaurant survey: we achieved 7,500 participants in the 2017 survey. The coveted top spots are unchanged from last year, with Clos Maggiore, La Poule […]

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⦿ The Observer’s Jay Rayner reviewed Tandoor Chop House, an Indian “concept” restaurant off the Strand, where he found the quality of the food was mixed and the prices high. “The best dish is the Dexter ‘dripping’ keema naan, a charred flatbread piled with highly spiced minced beef. Black pepper chicken tikka brings sizable cuts of bird […]

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Simon Rogan is ending his two-restaurant association with the Midland Hotel in Manchester at the end of October, three years into a five-year contract. The French, the Midland’s landmark restaurant founded in 1903, will continue to be run by head chef Adam Reid, who was brought up in Manchester. It will be re-launched under his […]

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Chef Simon Rogan has created special “experimental and instinctive” lunch and dinner menus to be paired with Dom Pérignon vintage champagnes next month at Claridges, where his restaurant Fera is hailed for its “phenomenal” food by the Harden’s Survey. He says the menus will include “cylindra beetroot, roe deer, blackcurrant and hemp or meadowsweet cake, cherries, pine and sheep’s yoghurt. […]

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Simon Rogan and the chefs from each of his award-winning UK restaurants– Adam Reid from Manchester’s The French, Tom Barnes from Cumbria’s L’Enclume, Dan Cox from London’s Fera at Claridge’s, and Marcus Noack, executive chef of Simon’s Umbel Restaurant Group – will each host a night to showcase their distinctive cooking styles at The French, […]

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It’s St George’s Day this weekend and that means there will be endless articles about where to get the best fish & chips in the country or who bakes Britain’s best pie. Subjects upon which we’ve already registered our opinion. Instead, we’ve decided to bring you the best of modern British cooking. Because being a […]

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Table for one? It doesn’t need to be an embarrassing question. There are plenty of places in London that offer kitchen counter or bar dining where you can perch and watch chefs, oyster shuckers or mixologists work and forget that you’re out on your tod. We’ve rounded up the capital’s best places to eat when […]

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If you’re heading out on a date night or a Valentine’s Day dinner and you really want to impress why not try somewhere special and head to one of our top 10 most romantic dining spots in the capital, as voted for by our 2016 survey reporters… Clos Maggiore WC2 “A girl knows she’s being […]

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Simon Rogan officially launched his new chef’s table experience Aulis at Fera at Claridge’s, in Mayfair, today (7 January). The space is located adjacent to the main kitchen at Fera, and functions not only as a development kitchen for chefs, but also as an exclusive, intimate and interactive private dining room for diners. The six-seat […]

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Who needs gold rings and flocks of birds when Harden’s has brought you something far better for Christmas? 12 London restaurants that are open on Christmas Day. If you don’t fancy cooking this December 25th (not to mention the washing up!) then why not treat yourself to lunch or dinner out? For a taste of […]

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