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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Borough Market holds a special place in the heart of every London foodie. Sure it’s touristy, and locals tend to eschew its mainstream appeal in favour of lesser-known food markets, but many who profess a love of dining in London will have started their culinary journey there as a wide-eyed stranger to this enthralling city. […]

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Seafood and oyster specialist Wright Brothers will open a flagship 150-cover restaurant this summer as the first businesses move into the redeveloped Battersea Power Station. It will be Wright Brothers’ fifth restaurant since opening their first at Borough Market in 2005. The business began as a seafood wholesaler three years earlier – a role that […]

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On Thursday, the world will raise a glass to St Patrick’s Day – a celebration of Ireland and its rich cultural history, but mostly a time when revellers drink too much Guinness. For those who would rather not spend 17 March down the pub, Harden’s has got some great suggestions on where in London you can […]

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The Ivy WC2 Menus from £54 pp Richard Caring’s famous Theatreland idol – now the original of a fast expanding brand – emerged from a massive overhaul too late to be rated (just before the survey closed). Too often a let down in recent years, a handful of first-days reports say its “beautiful refurb” is “superb in every detail” […]

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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 feeling colder, 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 and across the UK, according to our […]

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If the hipster-driven dude food revolution was prompted by the 2008 recession then, according to Giles Coren at The Times, the arrival of Sackville’s in Mayfair (an opulently expensive ode to beef and truffles) is a sure sign the hard times are well and truly over… “There would be exposed brick, bespoke cocktails and an […]

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On Tuesday, the world will raise a glass to St Patrick’s Day – a celebration of Ireland and its rich cultural history, but mostly a time to drink too much Guinness. For those who would rather not spend 17 March down the pub, Harden’s has got some great suggestions on where you can tuck into some […]

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Branching out further from its “crowded” but “happy” Borough Market original, Wright Brothers is set to open its fourth London restaurant in June. The seafood specialist, known among our reporters for its “oysters zinging with the taste of the sea”, has snapped up the former site of La Bouchée on South Ken’s Old Brompton Road. La Bouchée may […]

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