Do you dream about the amazing dishes being prepared on MasterChef: The Professionals? For those of you that want to put yourself in Monica Galetti and Marcus Wareing’s shoes, you can try some of the dishes for yourself at Adam Handling’s The Frog E1, Shoreditch. Jamie Park, the restaurant’s head chef and contestant on MasterChef: […]

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Husband and wife chef duo Jake and Cassie White will swap London’s dining scene for the wilds of Cumbria with the launch of Pentonbridge Inn, a pub with rooms, located 17 miles north of Carlisle. The pair are hot-footing it from Marcus Wareing’s Marcus at The Berkeley in London – incidentally now run by another husband and […]

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In what may be an unprecedented move, Marcus Wareing has promoted husband-and-wife team Mark and Shauna Froydenlund to the roles of joint chef patrons – should that be “chefs patron” or even “chefs patrons”? – at his Knightsbridge flagship restaurant in the Berkeley hotel. Long-time Wareing lieutenants, the couple have worked at the restaurant since its […]

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Marcus Wareing has announced Chantelle Nicholson as chef-patron of Tredwell’s, his group’s more casual offering in the heart of Theatreland. Since opening in Covent Garden in 2014, the restaurant has not had an easy ride from press or from Harden’s reporters who say it’s “a let-down after such high hopes” – “nearly so good… but somehow just […]

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This year marks Michel Roux Jr’s 25th year at the helm of London’s bastion of old fashioned, “flawless and indulgent” Gallic gastronomy Le Gavroche. Opened in 1967, the iconic Mayfair venue was founded by Michel’s father Albert Roux OBE. Michel took the reins in 1991 and in honour of this the celebrity chef will host a […]

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Today (26 August) saw the unveiling of the Waitrose Good Food Guide’s top 50 UK restaurants with Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume in Cartmel taking pole position for the second year. So far, so good. We wouldn’t begrudge Mr Rogan the top spot, he was within a hair’s breadth of topping our survey last year and – without […]

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Dining in Seven Dials continues its upward trajectory, as the people behind long-time Soho favourite Bocca di Lupo follow in Marcus Wareing and Russell Norman’s footsteps to open a restaurant there. Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo, of the lauded tapas-style Italian, will launch their second London outpost, Vico, in late-August right next door to Norman’s Ape […]

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The capital’s ultimate food experience for high-fliers will return in September. The London in the Sky restaurant, suspended 25m from the ground, appeared in Canary Wharf last year and this year will take to the skies above St Katherine’s Dock, giving diners a unique view of iconic Tower Bridge. The restaurant, which seats 22, will […]

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Lee Skeet, former head chef at Hedone, will take up a four week residency at Hackney Empire’s Stage 3 this July. Following a stint at Marylebone’s Carousel in April, and a three day pop-up in Brixton, this is his first solo venture. Although most recently heading up the kitchen at Chiswick’s “truly staggering” Scandi-esque favourite, Hedone, Skeet […]

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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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