A sister bar and restaurant to Hackney hangout Wringer & Mangle will open a stone’s throw from Old Spitalfields Market on 11 September. The original launched two years ago in London Fields in a disused former laundry. Wringer & Mangle Spitalfields is spread over two floors offering dining upstairs, a lunchtime deli counter and cocktails […]

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When our reporters praise Bray’s Hind’s Head it is because the picturesque pub is “thankfully not over-Hestoned” but The Sunday Times’s Lisa Markwell has the opposite problem – she can’t find any evidence of Blumenthal’s pseudo-scientific cooking at all, nor the influence of his trusty lieutenant Ashley Palmer-Watts – and it leaves her disappointed… “I […]

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