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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Heston Blumenthal has bagged a Lifetime Achievement award in the 2017 World’s 50 Best Restaurants shindig. He will know whether the refurbished Fat Duck has returned to the Top 50 when the full list is announced in Melbourne on April 5. It does seem a bit odd if it doesn’t. The award comes as the Bray […]

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Today (26 August) saw the unveiling of the Waitrose Good Food Guide’s top 50 UK restaurants with Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume in Cartmel taking pole position for the second year. So far, so good. We wouldn’t begrudge Mr Rogan the top spot, he was within a hair’s breadth of topping our survey last year and – without […]

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Thomasina Miers’s chain of “sociable” Mexican street food joints, Wahaca, will host a supper club with Roberto Solis – known as the leader of the New Yucatecan cuisine (obvs). The event, featuring Miers in the kitchen too, will take place on 14 April in the restaurant group’s Covent Garden branch. It will be the second […]

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Remember the days when all airports had to offer in the dining department was Burger King? Maybe a café serving sandwiches and what might be considered coffee, if you were lucky. Well now, in the steps of Gordon Ramsay, Mr Molecular Gastronomy himself, Heston Blumenthal, has launched an outpost at Heathrow Terminal 2. The Perfectionist’s […]

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The Editors’ review of Q Grill  Camden’s answer to the Caprice. But who asked the question?   Grace Dent reviews London House Was Gordon Ramsay ‘sitting for a portrait dressed as a beefeater’ when he dreamt up that name?   Stevie Parle’s Rotorino to open next week In a last minute switch up his new […]

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