Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 25 April 2021. ***** England now has a ‘roadmap’ of dates for the re-opening of restaurants and pubs, which are now allowed to serve single households seated outdoors. Inside dining can start from 17 May […]

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6 March 2019 Exclusive “Celebration of Iceland” dinner at London’s #1 restaurant Harden’s invites you to a Celebration of Iceland dinner with Agnar Sverrisson, chef-patron of Texture, #1 rated for food in Harden’s 2019 survey Tickets are now on sale for an exciting one-off dinner at Texture in Marylebone celebrating Icelandic cuisine; we invite you to secure your place […]

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For the fifth year, the Sunday Times today publishes the ‘Food List’ – the top 100 UK restaurants for food. This supplement is published in association with Harden’s, and based on the our annual survey of restaurant-goers. For 2015 there’s been a serious shakeup, with last year’s top three – Gidleigh Park, Andrew Fairlie at […]

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Gazette, the Gallic brasserie group based in Battersea, has opened its first branch in central London, on the Holborn site long occupied by Vanilla Black (RIP), the highly rated vegetarian restaurant that closed down last summer. In a nod to its legal-land location on the fringe of the City, Gazette Chancery features a dine-in wine […]

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US-style BBQ and crabshack Big Easy is to open its first venue outside London next month at the Bluewater shopping centre in north Kent. Set over two floors, it will accommodate 236 diners and offer them a choice of 500 bourbons, tequilas and whiskeys, as well as a separate rum bar. The original Big Easy […]

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Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics were writing about in the week ending 17 October 2021. ***** The Evening Standard Jimi Famurewa is the first critic to publish a review of Russell Norman’s Brutto (although Marina O’Loughlin’s Instragram feed tells us she was there at the weekend, so […]

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Chef Atul Kochhar’s long-planned temple to South Asian gastronomy, Mathura, will finally open next week (October 20) in the Grade II listed 1906 former Westminster Fire Station in Greycoat Place – around the corner from Vivek Singh’s Cinnamon Club, another grandee of Indian cuisine currently celebrating its 20th anniversary. The 200-cover restaurant was scheduled to […]

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