From its inauspicious roots as a Brixton Market pizzeria, Franco Manca – as famous for its queues as it is for its sourdough crust – has built an enviable restaurant empire. So enviable in fact that David Page’s Fulham Shore wants to buy it. The restaurant group behind The Real Greek (which saw an uptick in positive […]

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The Joint – the pop-up-turned-permanent restaurant famed for its pulled pork burger – has opened a second site. The US-inspired BBQ spot has taken over the Marylebone premises in New Cavendish Street which were previously home to short-lived burger bar SLABS. It appears that this high-end burger restaurant, poorly reviewed by many including the Standard, just wasn’t doing […]

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Pavilion, a new restaurant, champagne bar and deli owned by the founder of Foxton’s estate agency, Jon Hunt, opens today (30 May). The kitchen is overseen by Adam Simmonds (most recently of Danesfield House in Marlow) who previously worked under big hitters such as Raymond Blanc and Marco Pierre White, as well as putting in stints at The […]

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The whole ‘British pizza’ schtick was hardly an outstanding success for Jamie Oliver’s Union Jack restaurants, but GB Pizza Co seem to have cracked the formula. Founded in Margate this pop-up-to-permanent pizzeria has now opened its second branch in London’s trendy Exmouth Market, offering its homegrown twist on the classic Italian dish. This includes such […]

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