JKS Restaurants (AKA the Sethi siblings), the founders of Gymkhana and Hoppers, will launch an Indian BBQ restaurant and drinking tavern at Bloomberg Arcade in the City on 6 June. It is slated to arrive alongside a new project from Andrew Wong. The dining hub already boasts Vinoteca, Koya, Bleecker Burger, Ekte Nordic Kitchen and more. Inspired […]

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Back for its fourth year running, House of HOLI makes its return to Cinnamon Kitchen in Devonshire Square from Monday 26 February-Saturday 10 March 2018. Don your protective white suit and step into the madness at the House of HOLI for thirty minutes of paint-pelting friends, family and colleagues to mark the Indian festival of […]

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Jamie Oliver’s good-looking but “soooooo overpriced” duo of luxury grills Barbecoa (in Piccadilly and the City) has fallen into administration. It was announced today (Monday 19 February) that the Piccadilly site has closed and both venues are being “touted by Christies property agents to assess their market potential”. But fans will be pleased to hear M restaurants’ […]

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One of several gastropub collaborations between chef Henry Harris (formerly of Racine, RIP) and James McCulloch (of Harcourt Inns) will open in Clerkenwell later this month. The duo has revived landmark public house The Coach (est. 1790) where Harris will showcase his blend of British and French cuisine. Between Tuesday 16 January and Friday 19 January, […]

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temper City EC2 25 January, 7.30 pm £80 pp Neil Rankin’s Square Mile newcomer will be throwing a Scottish knees up to celebrate Burns Night this year, hosted by comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli. Guests are invited to revel in a celebration of all things Scottish, from the bagpipes and haggis to Deep Fried Mars Bars and Irn Bru. There […]

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This month a modern interpretation of a classic French crêperie comes to the byways just south of Old Spitalfields Market. L’Ami Malo will open in Artillery Passage with a 50% off food soft launch between 16-27 January ahead of its official launch on 29 January. French owners Emilien Lesourd and Vincent Couvreur, alongside Breton-born head chef Williams […]

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Fay Maschler in the Evening Standard, heads to another of London’s many ‘baby roll-outs’ as she samples the second Smoking Goat… “’Nu-Thai’ is what the cool kids call it, I am told, food from white boys who have travelled widely in South-East Asia. “New place, groovy food, stripper ghosts, Shoreditch, buzz, buzz, buzz. Drinking Foods — the […]

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Trick or EATS with UberEATS 31 October, 6-10 pm £20 for two Emma Thomas (AKA Miss Cakehead) and chef Jim Thomlinson, owner of London Mess and Prawnography have teamed up to create a fearsome feast which includes blood-soaked bandages, sauces served in syringes and chocolate severed human fingers. The 4-course meal for two is available for delivery […]

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City workers at Bloomberg’s new European HQ will have their work cut out for them just trying to decide what to have for lunch. Bloomberg Arcade, a new independent dining hub opened at the media giant’s new offices in Queen Victoria Street, this week vaunting 10 rather trendy-sounding restaurants. The line-up was curated by Bloomberg’s […]

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When Bloomberg first announced its all-star line-up of restaurants opening this autumn at the publishing giant’s new European HQ, rumours swirled that Andrew Wong and Pierre Koffmann were also in talks to take space at the City’s forthcoming Bloomberg Arcade. Now it has been confirmed that Andrew Wong (of Pimlico’s A Wong) will indeed be […]

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