This April, James Lowe’s spartan Shoreditch restaurant Lyle’s – “a pioneer in the new world of London restaurants and the UK scene generally” – will fly over Sean Gray and Su Wong Ruiz of Momofuku Ko in NYC. The trio will host two dinners at Lyle’s on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 April. Executive chef Sean will […]

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Heston Blumenthal has bagged a Lifetime Achievement award in the 2017 World’s 50 Best Restaurants shindig. He will know whether the refurbished Fat Duck has returned to the Top 50 when the full list is announced in Melbourne on April 5. It does seem a bit odd if it doesn’t. The award comes as the Bray […]

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How posh can you push the humble hot dog? We’ll find out on Monday October 10, when the Charlotte Street sausages-and-champagne bar Bubbledogs hosts its first ever Hot Dog Challenge, to celebrate its fourth anniversary and raise money for charity. A line-up of London’s hottest chefs will be taking part, including James Lowe of Lyle’s, José Pizarro, Tomos Parry from […]

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Lovers of game will know that the season for grouse is not far away, kicking off on the Glorious Twelfth. This August restaurants in London which pride themselves on impeccably sourced British produce are serving up a symphony of special menus dedicated to this richly-flavoured bird. Here are our picks for the best places to […]

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On Thursday 26 May Auction Against Hunger will return for the fourth year in a row to raise money for the restaurant industry’s charity of choice, Action Against Hunger. This time around the event will be held at the new Street Feast venue Hawker House in Canada Water where top chefs will cook up street food style […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. […]

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The Sethi siblings – the team behind Gymkhana and Trishna – have turned their restaurant Midas touch to street food with their latest venture inspired by the road shacks of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka. Hoppers launched in Soho’s Frith Street on 28 October, on the former site of Koya, which closed at the end of […]

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The tyre men have today (16 September) announced new entries and deletions for the 2016 Michelin Guide ahead of the book’s release later this month. Perhaps the most surprising award was to Umu, a blingy Mayfair Japanese, which was bumped up to a two star rating. It was first awarded a star in 2005 after its […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. From cocktails at […]

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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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