For one night only David Moore’s “unfailingly impressive” Fitzrovia stalwart Pied à Terre will host a collaboration dinner designed by head chef Asimakis Chaniotis and Pascal Aussignac from Clerkenwell’s recently refurbished Club Gascon. Guests will enjoy an eleven course tasting menu and get the chance to meet both chefs throughout the evening. Asimakis and Aussignac’s passion […]

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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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Jason Atherton has announced plans to relocate Sosharu to either Mayfair or Soho in hopes of increasing lunch trade. The izakaya-style restaurant is currently housed at 64 Turnmill Street in Clerkenwell (formerly Turnmills nightclub) but the chef and restaurateur says the concept is not working at the site. Atherton told Caterer that although Sosharu is […]

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⦿ Marina O’Loughlin of The Guardian reviewed Lorne 7/10 in Victoria, which lived up to the impressive CV of its founding partners, Katie Exton (sommelier and front of house) and Peter Hall (chef), who have worked at the Square, the River Cafe, Chez Bruce, Brawn and San Francisco’s celebrated Benu. “It’s the beef short rib that would make me a […]

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⦿ Jay Rayner of The Observer reviewed Bundobust in Manchester, a “vibrant and cheap” combination of Indian veggie streetfood and craft beer that opened in December — and “by God, it works“. “Right now, the large, echoey basement space off the city’s Piccadilly feels like a big fat link in a chain, only one that hasn’t quite been […]

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Chef Stevie Parle is providing an in-house restaurant for a luxury co-worker space in Clerkenwell that opens early next year. The FORA workspace will offer boutique hotel or members’ club-style services to clients who want a bit more than ping-pong tables and beer on tap in the communal space. The site in Central Street, Clerkenwell, is […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. […]

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Jason Atherton’s foray into izakaya-style dining (incorporating also teppanyaki, and a robata grill) Sosharu finally opens today (7 March). Originally the Clerkenwell restaurant (on the former site of Turnmills nightclub, RIP) was slated to open late last year, but its launch was postponed. Sosharu is The Social Company’s seventh London restaurant and includes a 40-cover cocktail bar, […]

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This week Wedge Issue Pizza + Beer introduces New York-style thin crust pizza and craft beer on Clerkenwell Road. Their pies are made with dough proofed for three days, and a sauce made solely from crushed sweet San Marzano tomatoes. Wedge Issue Pizza + Beer founders (and husband and wife) Darren Atwater and Martha Gall offer bespoke pizzas […]

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Exmouth Market’s arboreal brunching spot, Bourne & Hollingsworth, has announced plans to open a new cookery school next year – B&H Kitchen. The group’s exec chef, Adam Gray (formerly of culinary institution Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons), will teach pupils expert techniques and enlighten them about seasonal ingredients and recipes. Situated on the top floor […]

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