Kym’s, London EC4 Marina O’Loughlin visited Andrew Wong’s City newcomer Kym’s for The Sunday Times, “an opening… hotly anticipated by restaurant lovers” (and what she calls his “potentially difficult second album”). Could he pull off his Pimlico triumph (the “electrifying” A Wong) in the “expensive banality” surroundings of the Bloomberg arcade? Despite being “mildly devastated” […]

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Alimentum, the respected but troubled Cambridge restaurant with “undoubtedly good” food but very little else, has closed. Head chef Samira Effa announced the news on social media. Financial difficulties were labelled as the cause on social media, though we cannot confirm that. A statement from the Alimentum account on Twitter said: “The restaurant and kitchen […]

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A new Vapianos will open at Tower Bridge on October 26. The restaurant will be housed within the One Tower Bridge development. Not everyone has found the location fruitful. We reported previously that the casual Italian (Hamburg-based) restaurant chain would be doubling its London presence; this Vapianos branch is just the beginning. Next up will be […]

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BaoziInn Romilly Street, the Chinese restaurant that serves northern Chinese street food and colourful Cantonese ‘fusion’ dim sum, is to open a second site in November. The Soho restaurant will launch a stall at Victoria’s revamped Market Halls. Since 1909, Terminus Place has been home to an Edwardian shopping arcade, a traditional restaurant, and a […]

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Harden’s invites you to an exclusive celebration of British Isles cuisine with Richard Corrigan to mark his 10th Year at Corrigans Restaurant Tickets are now on sale for this exclusive one-off event at Corrigan’s in Mayfair to celebrate their 10th Anniversary.     On Monday 19 November, Richard Corrigan is marking his flagship Mayfair restaurant’s 10th anniversary […]

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Kym’s, London EC4 Five stars for Andrew Wong’s new City restaurant in The Evening Standard from Fay Maschler. She admits to feeling “proprietorial” about the chef, having been the first to review his reincarnation of his parents Pimlico restaurant in 2012, delighting in the ” skill, wit, inventiveness, subversion and astonishment” of the dim sum (and, […]

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