Looking for the perfect place to hold a private Christmas dinner party, work event or family get-together this festive season? Look no further. We’ve rounded up 20 of London’s best private dining rooms to suit all tastes and budgets… Barrafina WC2 Menus from £40 pp “The wait can sometimes be twice the time spent at the […]

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It’s September once again, which means three things – school is back in session, the days are already getting shorter, and its native oyster season. To celebrate that last fact we’ve got the definitive list of restaurants and bars serving the best bivalves in London, according to our annual survey…   HOT NEWCOMER The Oystermen […]

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Richard Corrigan has one in his kitchen at Corrigan’s in Mayfair, and now you can too. Harrison Ovens are handmade, solid fuel ovens, lovingly sculpted by designer and engineer Daniel Thumwood in his Kent workshop. The design and development of this state-of-the-art oven was three years in the making, but the company is now taking […]

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Richard Corrigan’s “opulent” fine dining HQ, Corrigan’s Mayfair, will add to its appeal with a new standalone bar launching in late June. Dickie’s Bar is a collaboration between the Irish chef, Gregory Buda from The Dead Rabbit, New York – voted the World’’s Best Bar (World’’s 50 Best, 2016) and Richard Ryan, founder of Drinksology. The […]

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Restaurateur Richard Corrigan has introduced a dynastic element to his business with the elevation of his son Richie to the post of general manager at Corrigan’s Mayfair. He has also appointed former Jason Atherton deputy Ross Bryans as chef patron to lead Corrigan’s Mayfair into a new era. Bryans trained with Clare Smyth at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay […]

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Whether you think Brexit is long-prayed-for manna of deliverance, or merely fuel for delusional fruitcakes, it is time we all came together as a nation! And how better to herald in a new era of unity for 2017, than with a tub-thumping, red, white and blue, Top 10 of Great British Venues. The following top 10 are were […]

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⦿ The Observer’s Jay Rayner reviewed Foley’s in Fitzrovia, a restaurant taking inspiration from the Near and Far East under former Palomar sous chef Mitz Vora. “Individually each dish really does deliver a thrilling whack. But tasting six in a row starts to feel like being shouted at repeatedly by the kitchen.” ⦿ Grace Dent of ES […]

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Why should the newbies get all the attention? Three of London’s longer-serving restaurants are giving themselves (and their diners) a pat on the back as they notch up milestone anniversaries. Pied à Terre, David Moore’s “perennially excellent” (Harden’s Survey) foodie mecca in Fitzrovia, celebrates its 25th anniversary with the return of Richard Neat, its founding partner who […]

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Lovers of game will know that the season for grouse is not far away, kicking off on the Glorious Twelfth. This August restaurants in London which pride themselves on impeccably sourced British produce are serving up a symphony of special menus dedicated to this richly-flavoured bird. Here are our picks for the best places to […]

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Shucking nearly 1,000 oysters a day, Bentley’s is a British institution for oysters handled by London’s most knowledgeable and skilled team. As the restaurant – owned by Richard Corrigan – enters its centenary, this “classy” Mayfair veteran has teamed up with Harden’s to offer one lucky reader (and their guest) the chance to win an […]

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