Highlights of the week

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The Editors’ review of The Palomar

We find a characterful, upbeat dining room-come-bar serving refreshing Israeli cuisine.


David Sexton is impressed by Jon Hunt’s first restaurant foray

Pavilion, under chef Adam Simmonds, delivers plenty of luxurious complexity for the price.


Never knowingly undersold (on burgers)

Ham Holy Burgers to open first UK outlet at John Lewis Oxford Street


Grace Dent enjoys a trip to Fera at Claridge’s in spite of herself 

The Evening Standard critic wasn’t really in a ‘rare forest wotnots in nitrous oxide sort of mood’.


Renaissance for Battersea’s The Latchmere

Old theatre pub is rescued and restored by Renaissance Pub group.


Everyone loves their local, even this lot

Giles Coren, Grace Dent & Co reveal where they like to eat out on their days off.


Strand Dining Rooms to open on 7 July

Mark Harris’s first solo effort, coming soon to Trafalgar Square.


World’s first ‘pay-by-pic’ restaurant (except it isn’t)

‘Why did Birdseye bother with this publicity stunt?’ asks Manchester Confidential.


Cabana and Hush Brasseries secure £5m investment

Jamie Barber to expand both businesses thanks to new shareholder funding.


Restaurant booking apps leave Marina O’Laughlin with serious reservations

‘Services like Resy and Shout charge customers for prime dining slots before they have even picked up a menu.’


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