The UK’s top 100 restaurants are revealed in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2018 published today – the country’s most comprehensive restaurant guide available in bookshops, with approximately twice the number of entries as The Good Food Guide. The guide hails London’s The Araki as the country’s best restaurant. The experience is “world class” and, at £385-a-head, […]

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Scottish chef Tom Kitchin has followed in the footsteps of a number of fellow high-end restaurateurs by cutting staff hours to improve employees’ quality of life. His Edinburgh restaurants the The Kitchin (pictured) and The Castle Terrace are to close for a week every three months to give staff time off, thereby retaining talent for […]

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The Sunday Times has once again unveiled its ‘Food List’ – the definitive top 100 UK restaurants for food. This supplement, now in its sixth year, is published in association with Harden’s, and based on our annual survey of restaurant-goers. For 2016 there’s been a serious shakeup, with last year’s top two – Marc Wilkinson’s Fraiche in […]

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It’s not often that you hear about chefs decreasing the number of hours they work, but that’s exactly what an indefinite four day week trial will mean for staff at Restaurant Sat Bains. Chef/patron Sat and his wife Amanda announced the plans last week, aiming to improve their employees’ working conditions and quality of life. […]

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Wine, dine and then recline. It’s a perfect combination. After all, how often have each of us wished we weren’t facing a car ride or train journey home after a great meal? But ‘restaurants-with-rooms’ are more than just convenient, they are destinations. A way to get out of the city or to celebrate an occasion […]

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It may look a little “Crossroads Motel” but the surroundings of Restaurant Sat Bains belies the “incredible” experience you’ll find inside. It is very much a case of beauty being on the inside or not judging a book by its cover. Aptly then today (12 June) the celebrated chef has announced the arrival of Nucleus […]

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Wine, dine and then recline. It’s a perfect combination. After all, how often have each of us wished we weren’t facing a car ride or train journey home after a great meal? But ‘restaurants-with-rooms’ are more than just convenient, they are destinations. A way to get out of the city or to celebrate an occasion […]

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