Former MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards is to open his first restaurant, Etch, in Hove next month, with a focus on local Sussex produce. Edwards, 30, trained under Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons near Oxford and spent six years at The Pass restaurant in South Lodge Hotel near Horsham, winning MasterChef in […]

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Brighton diners will get a preview of the new restaurant chef Matt Gillan plans for the city during a residency at the Lucky Beach Café on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in November and December. Gillan was head chef at The Pass restaurant in South Lodge Hotel near Horsham for 10 years until April. The Harden’s […]

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It’s September once again, which means three things – school is back in session, the days are already getting shorter and feeling colder, and its native oyster season. To celebrate that last fact we’ve got the definitive list of restaurants and bars serving the best bivalves in London and across the UK, according to our […]

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Artists Residence in Pimlico has announced that Cambridge Street Café will replace the hotel’s short-lived London outpost of Brighton’s lauded 64 Degrees. The new venture will open on 24 August, say hotel founders Charlie Newey and Justin Salisbury, adding that the restaurant’s previous incarnation didn’t work out for “various reasons”. Chef Radek Nitkowski, previously of Dean […]

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Eggs have always been an integral part of cooking, and later of fine dining – just look at the restaurants that adopt it as their signature dish: Eggs in a water bath at Fraîche; eggs cooked sous vide at 64º at (where else?) 64 Degrees, Brighton, even Jason Atherton’s Pollen Street Social was at one […]

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These days sustainability doesn’t mean sacrificing quality as great produce can be found locally or through fair trade importers. Partake of some fantastic food as you do your bit for the environment by choosing your dining destination with a little help from our friends at the Sustainable Restaurant Association, who’ve assessed all of these restaurants across the […]

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For those looking for a great traditional meal at a country pub, village tea room or city centre dining room, look no further. We’ve rounded up the best places to get a top roast, great game, delicious Dover sole, fish & chips, afternoon tea or perfect pies in the capital and across the UK…   […]

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From the folks behind Brighton’s “great burgers and steak” joint The Coal Shed comes a seafood grill spot with an impressively lengthy cocktail list. The Salt Room will open on the seafront, in Kings Road, tomorrow (20 February). Head chef Dave Mothersill has created a menu of sustainably sourced seafood dishes including cuttlefish, oysters, lobster, […]

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Gastronomes can often see London as the centre of the food universe. Just look at Giles Coren’s comments last week that Birmingham’s restaurants are “just a bit rubbish”, adding: “Honestly, if I’m going out of London to eat it’s more productive to leave the country.” But our UK survey is annual proof that there is restaurant […]

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