Chef, restaurateur and industry investor Atul Kochhar is to launch a new high-end Indian concept in Mayfair. Kanishka will open on Maddox Street in March and is Kochhar’s first venture with Tina English, a prominent investor on the London dining scene. Kanishka will look to explore the lesser-known regions of Indian cookery, focusing on the […]

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Chef Atul Kochhar of Benares – Mayfair’s well-known ‘nouvelle Indian’ – is turning the tables by launching his first restaurant to celebrate British food — and in a quintessentially English setting. Hawkyns opens on January 15 inside the marvellously traditional Crown Inn in Amersham. (It is named after Sir William Hawkyns, apparently a representative of the […]

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Distinguished chefs from as far away as China, Japan and Australia will line up alongside stars from Europe and closer to home at Obsession, the two-week gastro-festival hosted by Northcote restaurant and hotel in Lancashire early next year. Now in its 17th year, Obsession runs for 17 successive nights from Friday January 20. Tickets tend […]

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Marlow’s once-celebrated Compleat Angler hotel is to launch a new restaurant. And it’s Indian. The chef is Atul Kochhar, of Mayfair’s Benares – one of the Indian chefs credited with elevating the food of the subcontinent to true fine dining status. He will take over the former Riverside restaurant which until last year traded as Aubergine. Aubergine’s less formal […]

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