Chef Daniel Humm is opening his first London restaurant. And yes, he’s doing so at Claridge’s. The rumours, which we reported at the beginning of the month, are, to no-one’s great surprise, true after all. Humm, together with restaurateur Will Guidara, will launch Davies and Brook in summer 2019. The Mayfair haunt will replace Fera, which […]

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Fera at Claridge’s will close at the end of the year, Harden’s can confirm. Final service with take place on New Year’s Eve. Most recently, the Michelin-starred restaurant has been overseen by head chef Matt Starling, who took over from Simon Rogan in 2017. Rogan, of Roganic and L’Enclume fame, signed a ten-year deal in 2014, but […]

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Chef Simon Rogan has created special “experimental and instinctive” lunch and dinner menus to be paired with Dom Pérignon vintage champagnes next month at Claridges, where his restaurant Fera is hailed for its “phenomenal” food by the Harden’s Survey. He says the menus will include “cylindra beetroot, roe deer, blackcurrant and hemp or meadowsweet cake, cherries, pine and sheep’s yoghurt. […]

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Fitzrovia cocktail bar The Lucky Pig will launch its second venture in Fulham on 16 May. The new outpost will be more than just a drinking den, however, with chef Michael Mannion heading up the kitchen of its all-day restaurant. Mannion worked at such illustrious establishments as Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons and Claridge’s before tackling […]

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