Alain Roux, chef-patron of Bray’s “glorious” Waterside Inn, and his father, the legendary chef and restaurateur Michel Roux, are set to launch a new restaurant in Edinburgh at The Balmoral during May. Alain will take up the position of signature chef at the brasserie and bar, which replaces Hadrian’s Brasserie and The Balmoral Bar. He currently retains […]

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We take a look back at the best (and worst) of 2017 in the restaurant world. From TripAdvisor naming a Vice writer’s Dulwich shed the best restaurant in London to the chef who served food without plates, and plenty of scathing reviews – enjoy our highlights of the year. 2017, we salute you…   When TripAdvisor […]

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A brasserie-style venture from Michel (the elder) and Alain Roux is slated to open within a new residential complex in Taplow in autumn 2018. Roux at Skindles will be overseen by Alain, and will be a world away from the lavishness of its sister restaurant, the “absolutely impeccable” Waterside Inn in nearby Bray. The brasserie […]

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French haute cuisine, the wellspring from which culinary magic seems to flow across the world, has been sidelined of late in favour of rusticity, simplicity and (let’s face it) dirty great burgers. But can the classics ever truly go out of style? Surely we all just need a gentle reminder of France’s culinary prowess? Well, […]

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Anne-Sophie Pic, hailed as the world’s greatest female chef, opens her first restaurant in Britain, La Dame de Pic, in the City of London next Thursday, January 26. She became only the fourth woman to earn a third Michelin star when the accolade was bestowed 10 years ago on her family restaurant, Maison Pic in Valence, […]

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