Parisian caviar emporium Caviar Kaspia has quietly opened a London outpost in Mayfair. The new venue, in Chesterfield Street, operates as an invitation-only members’ club: there is no joining fee, but members are required to deposit £2,000 a year in their account, from which their bills will be deducted. Caviar Kaspia was founded in 1927 […]

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Wine-led restaurant Noble Rot is to open its third venue this spring, in Mayfair’s picturesque Shepherd Market. This follows the successful launch of the second branch, in Soho, two years ago. The new site was previously occupied by French brasserie Le Boudin Blanc, which closed down last year, and was originally a mid-19th-century pub called […]

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Richard Shepherd, one of the generation of British chefs who broke the French domination of cuisine in this country, and a founding partner alongside Peter Langan and the actor Michael Caine of Langan’s brasserie in Mayfair, has died at the age of 77. Born in Weston-super-Mare, Richard first made his mark leading the kitchen in […]

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Sparrow Italia, the spinoff of a large and glitzy Los Angeles restaurant, alights in Mayfair next week when it opens its doors on Tuesday 18 October in the Avery Row site formerly occupied by Mykonos-themed Onima. Sparrow was created last year by AJ McCloud, executive chef of hospitality company Noble 33. Born in Boston and […]

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