A collaborative dinner between Texture chef-patron Aggi Sverrisson and The Cinnamon Collection’s (Cinnamon Club et al) Vivek Singh will fuse modern Indian and Icelandic cuisines. Sounds interesting? Tickets are now available for this one-off collaboration at the Cinnamon Club on 21 June. It is one of a series of guest chef dinners to be held at the grand Westminster […]

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Always good for a “delicious brunch”, Bill Granger’s eponymous chain of “buzzy and cool” Antipodean restaurants opens a fourth outpost in Chelsea in June. Tucked away a moment from Sloane Square tube station in Pavilion Road, the Sydney-style restaurant – complete with private dining room and terrace – will bring the same all-day dining (including “the legendary Granger […]

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Borough Market reopened on 14 June, 11 days after the terror attack that left eight dead and over 48 people injured. The market said the victims would never be forgotten but that they wanted to return to ‘some semblance of normality’ for the wellbeing of the whole community and everybody associated with the market. Gourmet Goat’s […]

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Mayfair’s vegetarian canteen, tibits, will open a sister restaurant on Bankside at the end of June. Its self-service, pay-by-weight formula (which is “much nicer than the cafeteria style you might expect”) has been a hit with our reporters since it opened just off Regent Street back in 2000. tibits bankside will open in a former […]

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Counting down to Theresa May’s snap general election, spend one of the most exciting evenings of the 2017 political calendar at The Cinnamon Club – affectionately known as “The Westminster Canteen” – for an all-night offering of modern Indian food and drink, including exclusive ‘Cabinet Cocktails.’ Predict the election outcome for your chance to win a special prize! […]

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It’s National Barbecue Week, so that means hunching over the rusty old Webber in your back garden with an umbrella – right? Not according to Giles Coren. He reviews Shoreditch’s Rök and Smokestak with such enthusiasm that he implores readers to visit one of these two smokehouses, rather than light the barbie in their own […]

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Treat him to London’s best steak at Guinea Grill 3 course Sunday lunch: £46 Voted the best steak restaurant in London by our readers last year, this “old-fashioned” grill room, in a “cute” Mayfair mews serves brilliant cuts of beef, “simply cooked and fabulous”. The perfect place to take your pa.   Whisky, cigars, steak, jazz… […]

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The owner of Mayfair seafood restaurant Assunta Madre has been arrested in his native Italy on money-laundering charges. Gianni Micalusi was arrested with his two sons, his bank manager and accountant and is accused by Rome prosecutors of laundering nearly €900,000 in cash from “illegal activities”. He was remanded in custody. Micalusi, a rotund 52-year-old former fisherman, […]

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(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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It’s nearly time… next Wednesday 23rd November will see the launch of the 26th annual Harden’s London Restuarant Survey. Who is London’s best chef? Where is the best value in the East End? Well, we could tell you, but we’d have to kill you afterwards, so it’s better for everyone that we wait for the official […]

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