This week’s Review of the Reviews is somewhat shorter than usual as we are busy finalising the London guide for 2023! We’ll be back to normal in a few weeks… This is what the national and local restaurant critics were writing about in the week ending 7 August 2022. ***** The Evening Standard After being […]

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No sooner have Boris and Carrie Johnson belatedly celebrated their nuptials with a South African braai on the Bamfords’ Daylesford Park estate than a South African-style steakhouse opens in Mayfair. Meat & Wine Co, which launches next Monday, 8 August, in Curzon Street, is the brainchild of Bradley Michael, a former personal training instructor in […]

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The Wolseley’s outlet at Bicester Village shopping centre is closing down in a blow to Minor International, the Thai-based company that took over Corbin & King in April and renamed it The Wolseley Hospitality Group (TWHG). In a curtly expressed press release, TWHG said the closure would take place by next Wednesday, 10 August at […]

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The chef, restaurateur and writer Alastair Little, one of the giants of modern British cuisine, died this week at the age of 72. Jeremy Lee of Quo Vadis led the tributes, saying: “Alastair Little was a godfather of modern British cooking and a champion of keeping it simple. His cooking was just incredible x peerlesss. […]

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Mexican-American actor Danny Trejo is planning to open a flagship taco restaurant in central London, followed by a succession of delivery-only ghost kitchens to open every three months. He has raised £775,000 of a £1million target in a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The 78-year-old Trejo is a reformed junkie gangster who spent much of his […]

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