Two very different restaurants, 700 miles apart, were named joint winners of the Sustainable Restaurant of the Year award yesterday (23 February) in London. Daylesford Organic, which operates three organic cafés in the Cotswolds and London, and The Captain’s Galley (Britain’s most northerly mainland restaurant) received their awards from Raymond Blanc, president of the Sustainable Restaurant […]

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Once a byword for glamour, but in recent years more likely to provoke words like ‘dinosaur’, ‘tired’ and ‘dated’, Quaglino’s, in St James’s, has finally undergone a major refurb. We’ve reported the place as ‘fading’ for over a decade, to the extent that recent guides have often called for D&D London to do something about it. Perhaps someone […]

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What better way to while away the long summer nights, or the (hopefully) scorching summer days, than by enjoying a meal outside? Now that the fine weather is here and holidays are imminent, there’s plenty of opportunity for dining al fresco in London. We’ve rounded up the best gastropub gardens, riverside patios and rooftop terraces […]

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The Editors’ review of Lyle’s A light and bright operation in the School of St John.   At last, Quaglino’s to get a refurb D&D London will close the site July-October for a (much-needed) major renovation.   Grace Dents finds the food at Ham Yard lacking “But the courtyard is pleasant to get drunk in, […]

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The Editors’ review of The New Angel Celestial choirs break out for us as John Burton-Race returns to the London dining scene.   Zoe Williams wants to buy the Holborn Dining Room kitchen a timer Everything the Telegraph reviewer eats is overcooked, from lobster to liver.   Ash Mair finally opens Bilbao Berria The MasterChef […]

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D&D London has been able to purchase a prime piece of restaurant real estate after its former owner’s company went bust. The group once known as Conran Restaurants has bought the 130-cover Madison Bar and Restaurant in the City’s One New Change centre (which also houses Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa) for £4.5 million. The tapas restaurant was founded […]

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