The Wigmore, a new modern British tavern – with its menu overseen by Michel Roux Jr (yes, you read that right!) – will open on Regent Street on 20 July. This deluxe re-imagining of the Great British pub will serve a drinks list from the team behind Artesian, The Langham’s award-winning bar (and servers of […]

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What a short memory the food community in London seems to have. There has been a huge amount of press trumpeting the arrival of ‘London’s first dessert restaurant’ as Café Royal on Regent Street prepares to relaunch The Café in March as a venue for sweet treats only. Does nobody recall the Pudding Bar on […]

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Regent Street’s night-club-style Spanish rooftop operation aqua nueva reopens on Monday (15 June) with a new look and menu. The redesign was orchestrated by Robert Angell while head chef Alberto Hernandez has created a selection of small plates and Spanish dishes. The interior boasts intricate black and white mosaic floors, a copper-coloured vaulted ceiling (designed to imitate the […]

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Just off Regent Street, a handy brasserie-style operation serving thoroughly competent but rather unremarkable dishes at prices seemingly inflated by association with proprietor Gordon Ramsay. You never quite know what to expect at a Gordon Ramsay establishment. Within a mile or so of each other, you can have places which are very good (Pétrus, say), and […]

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Gordon Ramsay today (10 November) launched his first ‘heart-of-the-West-End’ operation, Heddon Street Kitchen. Modelled on City outpost Bread Street Kitchen – not, it must be said, much favoured by Harden’s reporters – it is located on the former site of a Living Room bar and restaurant, just off Regent Street. Heddon Street, the Gordon Ramsay group’s 13th […]

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