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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The Corinthia Hotel London, just off Trafalgar Square, has made two key senior appointments within the hotel’s food & beverage department. Benjamin Hofer joins Corinthia (which includes the “sumptuous” Massimo and “beautifully appointed” Northall restaurants) as Director of Food & Beverage. His background spans both five star hotels and collaborations with top chefs – including Hotel Café […]

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 Simon Rogan has announced he will leave Fera, the restaurant he set up at Claridge’s in Mayfair three years ago, at the end of April. The restaurant’s current team will continue operating under head chef Matt Starling, a Rogan protégé. Meanwhile, Rogan is looking for permanent London premises to rehouse a revival of Roganic, the temporary restaurant […]

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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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