This week Jay Rayner reviewed Notting Hill’s family-run Italian, Da Maria, in the Observer, remarking that it’s the kind of place that ‘keeps London human and, more to the point, humane’. A shame then that it may be demolished to make way for an expanded cinema foyer. You know who’s side Jay is on… “Da Maria […]

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Jay Rayner in The Observer keeps things on The Straight and Narrow, a piano bar and restaurant in east London’s Docklands… “Food and music are meant to go together. Jazz, which is what I have spent most of my adult life at the keyboard wrestling with, was born in restaurants like this. “The Straight and Narrow has […]

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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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