Black Tie Dinner @ The Wolseley W1 31 December, from 8.30 pm £275 pp Guests will enjoy what is sure to be a very special evening with the critically acclaimed ‘Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra’ providing spectacular live entertainment. Tickets include a five course dinner and champagne at midnight. Call 020 7499 6996 to book. […]

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Yes, it’s National Curry Week (and there’s also Diwali right around the corner on 19 October) but honestly do you really need an excuse to try any of these mouth-watering dishes? We’ve rounded up our top five favourite Indian dishes from restaurants across London. From kid goat brains at Mayfair’s Gymkhana to street food style […]

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JKS Restaurants (the restaurateurs with the Midas touch, behind Gymkhana, Hoppers and more) has announced it will open two new Motu Indian Kitchen sites this autumn, in Islington on 17 October and Swiss Cottage on 3 November, bringing its British Indian takeaway classics north of the river. The two new delivery kitchens will bring Motu to the […]

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XU, the new Taiwanese venture from the trio behind BAO (Shing Tat Ching, Wai Ting Ching and Erchen Chang) – and, of course, their backers JKS Restaurants (the Sethi siblings behind Hoppers and Gymkhana) – is to launch two private dining Mahjong games rooms on 2 October. The rooms will be available to hire for eating, […]

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JKS Restaurants – AKA the Sethi siblings (Gymkhana, Trishna and a driving financial force behind Bao) – will open a second outpost of their hugely popular Sri Lankan street food shack, Hoppers, in Marylebone on 12 September. The original Hoppers was one of the biggest hits of 2015 when it stormed into Soho with its “incredible” and […]

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Clare Smyth just opened her much-anticipated solo restaurant Core by Clare Smyth in Notting Hill this week, which got us thinking about what else is in our restaurant launch calendar. Here’s 10 up-and-comers we’re excited to welcome to London’s dining scene this year…   Coal Rooms SE15 Opening: mid-August 2017 Meat and fish are grilled in […]

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London offers such a wealth of dining that you probably wouldn’t be able to visit every single restaurant in your lifetime. The attempt would certainly be a noble pursuit, but also a bankruptcy-inducing one (unless you have Mariana Trench-deep pockets). So we’ve rounded-up a more manageable goal – the top 25 dishes to try at […]

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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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⦿ Marina O’Loughlin of The Guardian reviewed Lorne 7/10 in Victoria, which lived up to the impressive CV of its founding partners, Katie Exton (sommelier and front of house) and Peter Hall (chef), who have worked at the Square, the River Cafe, Chez Bruce, Brawn and San Francisco’s celebrated Benu. “It’s the beef short rib that would make me a […]

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The Sethi siblings, the family behind some of London’s most notable South Asian restaurants in recent years including Gymkhana and Hoppers, are launching a delivery-only service with Deliveroo on Monday October 17. Motu Indian Kitchen, meaning “fat man” in Hindi, will produce “feast boxes” starting at £20 for delivery in Fulham, Clapham, Chelsea, Wandsworth and Putney. Karam […]

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