Highlights of the week

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The Editors’ review of Lyle’s

A light and bright operation in the School of St John.

 

At last, Quaglino’s to get a refurb

D&D London will close the site July-October for a (much-needed) major renovation.

 

Grace Dents finds the food at Ham Yard lacking

“But the courtyard is pleasant to get drunk in, so, y’know, ‘every cloud’ and all that…”

 

The Shed brothers plan second venture

Ollie and Richard Gladwin are to open a different sort of proposition.

 

The Standard’s David Sexton reviews City Social

He can’t fault the technical excellence, but it all seems a bit engineered – ‘like top-notch in-flight service in first class’.

 

Harden’s 2015 survey closes on 3 July

Last chance to write your reviews and take part in the UK’s biggest restaurant survey.

 

Marina O’Laughlin finds The New Angel just a tad old fashioned

“I am in a time machine cleverly disguised as a posh, west London restaurant,” the Guardian critic writes.

 

Eat 17 opens second site in E5

Clapton outpost includes restaurant, burger bar and grocery store

 

Restaurant brands the Great British public would like in their locale

Read it and weep: Nandos, Weatherspoons, Harvester and TGI Friday’s top the list.

 

Smith & Wollensky goes NyLon

NY steakhouse to open 300-cover spot south of the Strand

 

The Telegraph’s Zoe Williams pays a visit to Fera at Claridge’s

Another review that praises the food but bemoans the price – who expected it to be cheap?

 

Daphne’s makes its comeback

After suffering smoke damage in a fire in February the Chelsea institution reopens with a new look.

 

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