Australian-raised Italian brothers Gabriel and Marcello Bernardi bring an Antipodean approach to their motherland’s cuisine to London with Bernardi’s, now open in Marylebone. The 120-cover all-day restaurant and bar on the corner of Seymour Street and Seymour Place, occupies two floors of a restored Victorian property in Portman Village. As well as an open plan dining […]

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From the indomitable Jason Atherton stable comes a new wine shop offering counter and table service tapas, opening today (9 June). Probably this country’s most consistent celebrity chef – from Pollen Street Social to City Social – Atherton’s restaurants are always a safe bet for “flavour popping” cuisine and “incredibly attentive” service, as far as our 2015 survey reporters are […]

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Famed late-night NYC hotspot Hotel Chantelle (popular with starlets and Hollywood types) will open its first international outpost in London, a stone’s throw from Selfridges. The restaurant will reportedly offer French-American fusion fare that combines ‘molecular gastronomy, comfort food and haute cuisine’. Sounds rather trend-chasing to us but perhaps they will be able to pull it off? […]

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Greek restaurant Opso, which opened in Marylebone last year, has announced a Greek-only wine list – featuring what they say is the most comprehensive list of indigenous wines available in London. Despite having the oldest winemaking history in the world, Greece isn’t one of the countries wine buffs think of when they think ‘old world wines’. […]

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