⦿ The Guardian’s Marina O’Loughlin reviewed Trump Turnberry 6/10 in Ayrshire, where she arrived with “prejudices fully erect” and is told in a whisper, “We’re not allowed to talk politics.” “Yes, there’s a lot to loathe. I hate that the hotel celebrates Scottishness in a way only a tourist can love: charming doormen waft you indoors […]

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Yet another Italian restaurateur pitches up in Mayfair (hot on the heels of Antonio Mellino’s Quattro Passi and Giovanni “Johnny” Micaulis’s Assunta Madre). Andrea Reitano has opened a casual Italian dining spot, Caffe Rei, on Hay Hill later this year with dishes inspired by his ‘Nonna’ and ingredients flown in every day from the motherland. […]

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Hot on the heels of Caterina55, another Italian restaurant Scarpetta has launched in the City this month. Now open in Cannon Street, the casual dining spot offers ‘artisan pasta’ to eat in and takeaway for the busy City bunch working around Bank. Founded by Uberto Jasson D’Oria and Patrick Philion, Scarpetta offers a range of fresh pastas […]

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With the Scottish independence referendum imminent, who knows what the future may hold? Perhaps the next time we travel to visit our northern neighbours we will need to go armed with passports? Edinburgh is a particular highlight for those who love eating out, being the best-provided dining conurbation outside the Smoke. So just in case […]

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An old Peckham cash and carry has been transformed into the new home for Italian pop-up Forza Win. Until now the temporary restaurant could be found roaming the length and breadth of London, serving up its rustic three course meals.Forza Win, which has been popping up since 2011, has now taken up residence at the […]

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