“Peerless” female chef, Marianne Lumb, wins Top Gastronomic award – Corbin & King recognised for their lifetime achievement • Top Newcomer Jamavar (“not just one of the best Indians in town, but among the best of any cuisine”) narrowly beats 108 Garage • Borough Market’s Kappacasein (“elevating melted cheese into high art”) is the capital’s […]

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Harden’s has released the final shortlist for this year’s definitive London Restaurant Awards, which takes place on 11 September at The Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square. Nominations for the awards are derived statistically from Harden’s 27-year-old annual survey of UK restaurant-goers.  This year 8,500 people contributed 50,000 nominations within the categories specified by Harden’s. The […]

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The Araki, a nine-seater Japanese counter in Mayfair that at over £350 a head is Britain’s most expensive restaurant, has been  crowned London’s Top Gastronomic Experience at the first ever Harden’s London Restaurant Awards, justifying sushi master Mitsuhiro Araki’s gamble in closing down his Michelin three-star operation in Tokyo to move around the world. He shared the […]

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Fasten your seat belts and top up your champagne flutes for an irreverent new take on the circus, inspired by Lily Bollinger’s only drink of choice. Fresh from a sell-out run at the Sydney Opera House, Blanc de Blanc comes to the London Hippodrome, Leicester Square, from 14 July until 28 August. Every act in […]

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London’s most authoritative restaurant guide and review site, Harden’s, is delighted to announce the launch of its much anticipated London Restaurant Awards! The awards will celebrate the cream of London’s dining scene and marks the first time that Harden’s has held its own gala event to recognise the talented chefs and restaurateurs behind the capital’s best restaurants. The […]

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