Highlights of the week

picture of Strand Dining Rooms

The Editors’ review of Strand Dining Rooms

It’s a handy enough place for breakfast or tea and coffee but we’re not sure it persuades as a lunch/dinner destination.


Ms Maschler enjoys ‘ethereal’ and ‘extraordinary’ food at Wormwood

The Evening Standard critic is back from her hiatus and thrilled to discover a new Notting Hill restaurant.


Cheese, charcuterie and carafes at Clapham ex-khazi

New wine bar, WC, opens in 100-year-old subterranean listed loo.


The Telegraph’s Zoe Williams is transported to Vienna

The mittel-Europe food matches up to the extreme attention-to-detail décor at Fischer’s.


Hawksmoor duo to open a Manchester outpost

Exciting news for those up North as this ever-popular steakhouse steps outside of London.


Andy Hayler – doing the jobs no-one else wants

He’s eaten in all 110 three Michelin star restaurants but finds some of the guide’s decisions ‘worryingly dubious’.


Canvas closes and relocates with a new, informal outlook

Michael Riemenschneider plans to relaunch his restaurant in Kensington/Chelsea in the next four-five weeks.


Jay Rayner finds an oasis of calm in Knightsbridge

The Guardian critic enjoys his lunch at Toto’s surrounded by the Chanel handbags of the über-rich.


Chiltern Firehouse opens for breakfast and lunch

Does this means mere mortals might be able to bag a table at London’s hottest celeb haunt? Or will it be so over by then?


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