Harden’s has teamed up with Surrey’s The Clock House restaurant – where “every mouthful of the beautifully presented food is a joy!” – to bring our readers the chance to win a sumptuous six course tasting menu for two. Created by the restaurant’s award-winning head chef, this gastronomic experience includes dishes like: Cured venison & hay custard; Brill, Admiral […]

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Cantor’s Food Store, Manchester Jay Rayner for The Observer found “Ottolenghi with a Manc accent” (and a pizza oven) in Manchester, at Cantor’s Food Store. It’s run by Eddy Cantor: the food “draws loosely on his Jewish roots”, and is “a happy place, where you could mislay an afternoon or a morning”. Although apparently it’s […]

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Yorkshire’s capital achieves more top-scorers than Leeds, Newcastle or Oxford Harden’s 100 crowns Bristol’s Casamia as UK’s No. 1 dining destination A ropey year for Manchester as Edinburgh, Brighton, Bristol and Birmingham all outclass England’s second city The UK’s best towns for foodies, and top 100 Restaurants are revealed today in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants […]

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Röski, Liverpool For The Observer, Jay Rayner  recommends that you “find something worth celebrating” in order to eat at Liverpool’s “note perfect” Roski, from former (joint) MasterChef: The Professionals winner, Anton Piotrowski, who Jay remembers judging in 2012. He tried cooking in rural Devon and Plymouth before settling here – all Jay can say is “Lucky […]

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Clare Smyth tops London Restaurants Awards • Second female winner in as many years, as her team accept the award from last year’s winner, Marianne Lumb Harden’s unveiled the winners of its definitive 2018 London Restaurant Awards at a glittering gala ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of The Langham, London, sponsored by The Langham hotel […]

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Brigadiers, London EC4 Jay Rayner departed Brigadiers smelling of “roasted spices, garlic and happiness”. It’s the latest opening from the “extremely professional” JKS Restarants, “one of the slickest outfits in the business” (Gymkhana, Hoppers, Lyle’s), located “within the dead-eyed Bloomberg arcade in the City”, and “feels like a direct response to the financial institutions surrounding […]

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Definitely a game of two halves this week, with disappointments for TPB, the Evening Standard reviewers and Jay Rayner, and serious highs for Grace Dent and our intrepid reporters from The Telegraph and The FT. Jay Rayner in The Observer pondered the ” thin line between “That’s genius” and “What in God’s name were they thinking?”” […]

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Gary Usher, the king of Kickstarter chefs, is chasing his third round of crowdfunding to launch the fourth restaurant of his northwestern empire – with fellow chefs led by Tom Kerridge (pictured) rallying to help. Usher needs pledges totalling £200,000 – significantly more than in his first two campaigns – by June 8 in order to proceed with his planned restaurant Wreckfish in Liverpool. […]

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