The Shard’s Northern Chinese restaurant Hutong, which offers “exceptional vistas from the 33rd floor” welcomes new head chef Fei Wang. Originally from Chengdu – the capital of China’s Sichuan province – he introduces a refined and contemporary take on authentic dishes. Offering a different approach to most Cantonese-inspired Chinese menus in London, Hutong serves food from […]

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London offers plenty of opportunity for al-fresco dining but when the good weather hits those tables fill up fast. To stand an outside chance of snagging a table in the sun this summer, take a look at some of the new terraces that have opened in the capital of late… If you want to see […]

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Restaurant-goers and staff at Borough Market’s many night spots were praised for their bravery during last weekend’s terror attack in which eight people were killed and at least 48 injured. Nurses dining at the Hart brother’s new Mexican restaurant in London Bridge, El Pastór, came to the aid of a woman who had been stabbed, […]

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Following sell-out runs in 2014, Scottish pop-up Dram & Smoke is returning to it’s former home in a leather tannery warehouse in London Bridge for four weeks this winter, from Friday 27 November. As usual with D&S, robust fare that’s all about celebrating the best of Scottish produce will be served from an open kitchen […]

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Following the success of Shoreditch, Soho and Holborn Grind, the team behind the coffee shop chain are set to open their fourth site, London Grind. The cafe – the group’s first foray into proper food – will open later this month (February) in London Bridge.  On the menu: brunch dishes such as poached eggs with quinoa and Datterini tomatoes, and one-pan eggs with […]

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Borough Market fixture Brindisa will celebrate a decade of serving tapas this year. To mark the occasion the restaurant group, which now has four sites, is to offer customers a week of Spanish feasting at the prices of 10 years ago. From 13-19 October, Brindisa’s top 10 tapas dishes – padron peppers, chorizo, garlic chilli prawns, tortillas, […]

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