Harden’s hosted a sell-out dinner with acclaimed chef Jun Tanaka at his first solo restaurant The Ninth in Fitzrovia on 16 November. The five-course banquet was served in the stunning private dining room showcasing Tanaka’s (now Michelin-starred) Mediterranean-influenced sharing dishes. The evening started at 7.30 pm with a Champagne Canard-Duchêne, Cuvée Léonie Brut reception hosted by the chef-patron […]

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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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A new all-day restaurant Mortimer House Kitchen is set to open on the ground floor of soon-to-launch private workspace and wellbeing destination Mortimer House in Fitzrovia. The menu from ex-Cecconi’s chef Luca Unali is Mediterranean with a flavour of the Middle East and will focus on fresh, sustainable and organic produce. Situated in an art deco […]

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Born in NYC to Japanese parents but raised in England and educated in some of the best classical French kitchens in London (Le Gavroche, Les Saveurs, Chavot), Jun Tanaka certainly has a rich background from which to draw culinary inspiration. His first solo restaurant The Ninth in Fitzrovia (so called because it’s the ninth establishment […]

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To mark the opening of the newly refurbished The Hope Fitzrovia, the boozer will be teaming up with Pieminister to offer Londoners the chance to get their hands on 100 FREE pies. The special soft launch is on from 2-6 October 2017. To get involved, guests can sign up at www.thehopefitzrovia.co.uk/100freepies Successful entrants will receive […]

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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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We didn’t think a plum Fitzrovia site like the one Dabbous inhabited until recently would sit vacant for long, and we were right. Plans are already afoot to turn the “loft-style”, industrial-chic restaurant into a rustic French bistro (quite a departure!), thanks to former co-owner and manager of Pied à Terre, Mathieu Germond. Ollie Dabbous and […]

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To celebrate the launch of their second site at Belgravia’s Nova Food development, Ahi Poké will offer 50% off every customer’s total bill for the entire opening day on 17 July. This will include their signature bowls, along with their summer collaboration bowl with Caroline Receveur. As with the original Fitzrovia site, guests will also be […]

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It is oft remarked that we Brits love to queue, and when it comes to dining out in London sometimes that’s a necessity. According to recent research queues are governed by the rule of six – customers will only join a queue with less than six people and are only willing to wait six minutes. Restaurant-goers, […]

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