Corbin & King’s latest restaurant, Soutine, will launch on or after April 29. The industry is watching closely. As we reported earlier this year, the St John’s Wood restaurant (which occupies a site snapped up from Carluccio’s) will be in the vein of “Colbert meets Fischer’s”, and – in keeping with C&K’s general philosophy – […]

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Former Babbo head chef Carlo Scotto is to launch his first solo restaurant, Xier. It will open in Marylebone in December this year. According to Hot Dinners, Xier’s cuisine will be a “take on modern European with a global influence”, echoing Scotto’s time with Corbin & King. Though there will be an Italian leaning – […]

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Corbin & King will open a new restaurant in St John’s Wood, London, in the new year. Soutine will be in keeping with the area’s strong heritage, reports say, with King previously suggesting it would be a little ‘Colbert meets Fischer’s’. Still, we don’t know too much about the restaurant yet. Unless there’s to be […]

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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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Celebrated restaurateurs (and, as of 2014, hoteliers too) Chris Corbin and Jeremy King opened their first restaurant outside of central London, in Islington, this week (14 December). The Wolseley-et-al duo, who launched Fischer’s in Marylebone and The Beaumont hotel with its much-lauded Colony Grill Room last year, have taken over the site of Browns (a very grand […]

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Exciting news for anyone who loves pancakes (so, pretty much everyone), it’s Shrove Tuesday (17 February)! Last year we had to wait until March for our flippin’ pancakes but with an early Easter on the horizon Pancake Day has been pushed up the calendar too. In honour of this most delicious day we’ve rounded up […]

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The Editors’ review of Strand Dining Rooms It’s a handy enough place for breakfast or tea and coffee but we’re not sure it persuades as a lunch/dinner destination.   Ms Maschler enjoys ‘ethereal’ and ‘extraordinary’ food at Wormwood The Evening Standard critic is back from her hiatus and thrilled to discover a new Notting Hill […]

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The Editors’ review of Pavilion It’s handy enough for a pricey shopping lunch, but not a destination restaurant.   Grace Dent is in a Viennese whirl over Fischer’s The Evening Standard critic loves Corbin & King’s new Vienna-style café.   Smith & Wollensky to open at Adelphi US steakhouse to open its first London outpost […]

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