This year marks the 20th year of StreetSmart, a campaign raising funds for homeless charities through restaurants nationally every November and December. The charity has raised over £8.2 million across two decades, through the simple idea of adding a voluntary £1 to diners’ bills throughout the festive months. StreetSmart raised a staggering £587,000 in 2016 and in this […]

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MEATliquor’s original site in Marylebone will be demolished later this year to make way for a new luxury hotel. The “dingy” and deafening dive off Oxford Street first started serving “dirty, luscious burgers” back in 2011 and the brand has now grown into 12 sites across the UK. The closing date is as yet unconfirmed and the restaurant […]

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MEATliquor has launched its first delivery-only kitchen in Canary Wharf, serving nearby homes and businesses in partnership with Deliveroo. High-flying bankers in high-rise offices can now order in a Tower Block Burger (fried chicken with cheese, hash browns, jalapeños, slaw, onions and Russian dressing, pictured) to eat at their desks. Scott Collins and Yianni Papoutsis founded MEATliquor from a […]

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New York is ‘the city that never sleeps’, and Parisians have long been used to the idea of the all-night brasserie. Meanwhile here in London, plans for the 24-hour tube have finally, finally come to fruition with the central and Victoria lines the first to go all night from 19 August. Despite the delays to the […]

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Mushrooming dude food chain MEATLiquor – once memorably described by a Harden’s reporter as being “like a cross between a divey biker bar and a branch of Hollisters” – is to open a branch at Boxpark Croydon next year. Like Shoreditch’s Boxpark (a mix of retail outlets and restaurants), Croydon’s will be set within disused […]

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Have you ever waited in line to get into a festival while groups of smug-looking carousers walked on by you to the head of the queue? Well, here is your chance to be one of those people! Harden’s is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets for the Thursday […]

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Has London’s burger bar population reached critical mass? Not according to our annual survey. Harden’s reporters are still partial to a tasty patty and here are the capital’s top 10 places to get them according to their 2015 reviews (plus a few new burger joints that could be worth a review in our 2016 guide)… […]

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Here at Harden’s we love it when a plan comes together and, with that in mind, we want to help you plan your day at Taste of London. Your Taste of London ticket admits you to the show for just four hours in any one day – so start penciling in your schedule now if […]

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Recent news that 64 Degrees, Brighton, has plans to bring its particular brand of ‘social dining’ to the capital got us thinking more generally about what’s happening in London-on-Sea. So, this week, we shine a spotlight on Brighton……   NEWS 64 Degrees Possibly the most exciting restaurant ever to hit Brighton, according to Marina O’Laughlin, 64 Degrees […]

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