Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 22 November 2020. Restaurants and bars in England are closed between 5 November and 2 December for a second lockdown; parts of Scotland are in the highest level of the country’s five-tier system of restrictions, and the […]

Continue reading


Sven-Hanson Britt, finalist on MasterChef: The Professionals, has opened Homestead at London City Island, on Leamouth Peninsula. A takeaway, deli, and grocery store for lockdown, the site will also house a restaurant and bar once restrictions have been lifted. Britt opened the concept with director of operations Scott Ward and brand director Tris Hillier. James […]

Continue reading


The Bangkok-based Compass Hospitality group will next year launch a new scholarship programme alongside the University of Hull. The programme, set to get going in January, will cater to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and scholarships will have a total value of £60,000 and tailored to support those who need financial assitance. Students will be […]

Continue reading