Oxford Brookes University has confirmed its Brookes Restaurant will close in 2020. News that the restaurant, which provided a place for its prestigious hospitality school students to train, was met with widespread consternation earlier this year, and a petition to ensure it remained open was signed by thousands. However, staff at the university said the […]

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Jason Atherton launched his new Mayfair restaurant, The Betterment, on Thursday. It is, coincidentally, across the square from Gordon Ramsay’s new Lucky Cat. Ramsay was Atherton’s boss for ten years, of course. Atherton’s project forms an integral part of the latest instalment in Hilton’s growing collection of luxury hotels, Hilton LXR Hotels & Resorts. It […]

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Harden’s weekly update of where the critics are eating, recommending or avoiding, for the week ending 15 September 2019. It’s slightly shorter than usual this week – we’re busy finalising Harden’s London Restaurants 2020 and sending it off to the printer; available soon in all good bookshops! OKN1, London N1 40 Hoxton Street might not […]

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