While his “edgy, modernist culinary temple” Story by Tower Bridge undergoes a complete refurb, celebrated chef Tom Sellers will launch a banqueting-style pop-up in Bermondsey from 4-22 April. Merry Men is designed to give an immersive dining experience in the heart of SE1. The name is an homage to Tom’s Nottingham upbringing and Robin Hood’s band […]

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First there was Dry January – a month of abstemiousness after a boozy Christmas and New Year – now there’s Veganuary where restaurants will offer some vegan dishes on their main menu alongside their usual fare throughout the month. This ‘restaurant revolution’ was pioneered by The Humane League UK and Vegan Chef Day and has […]

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Three chefs, three Michelin-starred restaurants, three signature dishes – one incredible evening! Last night (Thursday 12 October) Harden’s hosted a sell-out dinner with internationally-acclaimed chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton and his Social Company empire at Mayfair’s Pollen Street Social. For the first time ever the chefs at Atherton’s three Michelin-starred, London restaurants – Pollen Street […]

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Jason Atherton has announced plans to relocate Sosharu to either Mayfair or Soho in hopes of increasing lunch trade. The izakaya-style restaurant is currently housed at 64 Turnmill Street in Clerkenwell (formerly Turnmills nightclub) but the chef and restaurateur says the concept is not working at the site. Atherton told Caterer that although Sosharu is […]

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To celebrate the launch of their second site at Belgravia’s Nova Food development, Ahi Poké will offer 50% off every customer’s total bill for the entire opening day on 17 July. This will include their signature bowls, along with their summer collaboration bowl with Caroline Receveur. As with the original Fitzrovia site, guests will also be […]

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Restaurateur Richard Corrigan has introduced a dynastic element to his business with the elevation of his son Richie to the post of general manager at Corrigan’s Mayfair. He has also appointed former Jason Atherton deputy Ross Bryans as chef patron to lead Corrigan’s Mayfair into a new era. Bryans trained with Clare Smyth at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay […]

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⦿ Marina O’Loughlin of The Guardian reviewed Lorne 7/10 in Victoria, which lived up to the impressive CV of its founding partners, Katie Exton (sommelier and front of house) and Peter Hall (chef), who have worked at the Square, the River Cafe, Chez Bruce, Brawn and San Francisco’s celebrated Benu. “It’s the beef short rib that would make me a […]

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⦿ Marina O’Loughlin of the Guardian reviewed Popolo 8/10 in Shoreditch,”run with utter grace by Jonathan Lawson, [an] ex-Theo Randall chef”. “The main flavour here is Italian classics, flawlessly realised… and dishes that straddle cuisines. Some appear to be the result of a particularly febrile imagination: cool, thick labneh studded with a hectic combination of crisp-shelled fried […]

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⦿ In the Observer, Jay Rayner reviewed Barbecoa, the new Piccadilly flagship from Jamie Oliver (pictured, left, with Raymond Blanc), a grand and expensive “meat and smoke extravaganza“. “It feels like a big New York brasserie crossed with a branch of Hawksmoor. The real action is downstairs in a basement space which laughs in the […]

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⦿  The Observer’s Jay Rayner reviewed The Salt Room, Brighton, overlooking the beach from the unpromising ground floor of the Hilton Metropole. “Good things are sometimes found where you least expect them, and this restaurant is a very good thing indeed.” “Most pleasing of the starters is the fish soup. A bowl arrives containing a soft, […]

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