After 10 years heading up the kitchen at Mayfair’s “exceptional” modern Indian, Tamarind, Peter Joseph has left to start his own restaurant. His first solo project, Kahani, launches in Chelsea this summer on the former site of Canvas – a restaurant once described by our reporters as having “no redeeming features”. So a definite improvement for […]

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On Monday 21 May, Nathan Outlaw will bring his Fish Kitchen from Port Isaac to his London outpost, Outlaw’s at The Capital in Knightsbridge. Along with Fish Kitchen’s head chef Tim Barnes and The Capital’s head chef Andrew Sawyer, Nathan will be whipping up a seafood storm, creating a menu of original small plates synonymous with […]

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Josh Eggleton’s “wonderful” country gastropub the Pony & Trap in Chew Magna will host a line-up of exciting culinary talent this summer. The series of collaborative dinners kicks off on 27 May with Brad Carter from Carters of Moseley in Birmingham. Diners will enjoy a nine-course menu by Josh and his team in collaboration with […]

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Jay Rayner in The Observer is the latest critic to fall in love with Tomos Parry’s food at Brat. The place itself is perhaps to achingly Shoreditch, but the cooking is utterly lovely… “Show cooking may be tough, but trickier still is the seemingly effortless; the edible equivalent of, say, Anthony Hopkins’s performance in TheRemains of the Day…. […]

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The trio behind Shepherd Market’s “gorgeous quirky restaurant” Kitty Fisher’s (Tom Mullion, Tim Steel and Oliver Milburn) back up their Mayfair success with a new Covent Garden venture. Cora Pearl, like its sister, takes its name from a well known British-born courtesan. Originally from Covent Garden, Cora became the party queen of Paris, and the restaurant […]

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Tomorrow (21 April) sees the launch of London’s inaugural Oyster Week – an event founded by ‘oyster evangelist’ Katy Davidson (AKA The Oyster Lady), and dedicated to promoting sustainability and highlighting the abundant environmental and health benefits of bivalves. Among 25 top London venues taking part are Bentley’s, Noble Rot, Bonnie Gull, Randall & Aubin […]

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After opening a venture of the same name in Bristol in 2017, former Dabbous chefs Ross Gibbens and Michael Kennedy have branched out to London, setting up shop alongside several other restaurants (including Kricket, Homeslice and Shola-Karachi Kitchen) in the old Beeb HQ in West London. Wellbourne Brasserie opened this week at White City Place, featuring a […]

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This week, StreetSmart revealed the generosity of restaurants and diners during their 2017 campaign has helped the national homelessness charity raise record funds. An estimated final total of £662,000 was donated across the UK during November and December last year. StreetSmart unveiled the fantastic figure at the Groucho Club in London, where the charity was founded by William […]

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After closing his Fitzrovia flagship Dabbous in summer 2017, as well as nearby Barnyard, Ollie Dabbous is back with a new venture. Hide occupies a huge (250-cover) space on Mayfair’s Piccadilly, offering dining and drinking across three floors, connected by a striking spiral staircase, with spectacular views over Green Park. The restaurant opened today (17 […]

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Heinz Beck, the man behind three Michelin-starred sensation La Pergola in Rome, brings some of his Italian flair to that quintessentially British London landmark, Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair. Beck at Brown’s promises a much more casual (and affordable) offering with a menu of classic Italian dishes using seasonal, British ingredients devised by Beck and his […]

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