A further three dining destinations have been announced for Belgravia’s new restaurant hub Nova, which will garnish the restaurant wasteland around Victoria station with no fewer than 18 eateries next year. And we’re not talking about any old chains either. Barbecoa, Franco Manca and Daisy Green will join restaurants from Jason Atherton, D&D London and Will Ricker […]

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D&D London has finally opened its Mittel-European-style Grand Café and bar, the German Gymnasium – a long-anticipated renovation of a former Grade II listed gymnasium in King’s Cross. Designed by London-born architect Edward Gruning in 1865, this was the first purpose-built gym in England and hosted the inaugural indoor events of the 1866 Olympic Games. 150 years later, this […]

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Allan Pickett, graduate of pretty much every French restaurant in London from the Galvin group to L’Escargot and D&D’s Orrery, has opened his first solo venture in Fitzrovia. Piquet, a 98-cover venue in Newman Street, serves classic Gallic cuisine with a modern twist using British ingredients. Pickett is backed by Bodean’s founder André Blais. On the menu: Roast […]

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