The century-old Paris caviar house Petrossian is to open its first London deli and restaurant in South Kensington in November. The business prepared the way for its UK expansion by opening a processing laboratory in Chessington last year. Armenian brothers Melkoum and Mouchegh Petrossian founded the business in Paris in 1920, and prospered through their […]

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London-based chef-restaurateur Richard Corrigan is opening a new restaurant in his native Ireland next month. Park Café, in Ballsbridge, Dublin, will offer all-day casual dining with a 60-seat all-weather terrace and roof garden, serving produce grown at Virginia Park Lodge in Co Cavan, the 18th-century estate he bought in 2013. Best-known for his London flagships […]

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The death was announced this week of Andrew Edmunds, whose self-named Lexington Street restaurant has been a favourite Soho destination for 37 years for people in the arts and the wine trade – and, famously, for those with romance in mind. Andrew pursued twin careers – each with singular success – as a restaurateur and also as […]

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A high-end Japanese omakase restaurant with a Middle Eastern twist is scheduled to open in Marylebone by the end of September. Mayha, in Chiltern Street, is the first UK opening from Beirut’s Nothing But Love group, although chefs Jurek Wasio and Yuichi Nahayo have both previously worked in London’s Yashin Sushi and Ocean House. The […]

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