An upcoming restaurant combining – quite oddly, some might say – Japanese and Italian cuisine in Dalston will enforce a ‘no-phone’ rule at the bar. Angelina is set to open in February 2019 and will aim to celebrate the best of Italian regional cookery and seasonality, and Japanese flavours and techniques. (We’re only aware of […]

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Former Babbo head chef Carlo Scotto is to launch his first solo restaurant, Xier. It will open in Marylebone in December this year. According to Hot Dinners, Xier’s cuisine will be a “take on modern European with a global influence”, echoing Scotto’s time with Corbin & King. Though there will be an Italian leaning – […]

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Chef Pip Lacey, who was lovingly praised by Harden’s reporters for her “understatedly brilliant” food while head chef at Angela Hartnett’s Murano, will finally open her first restaurant. Hicce X Wolf & Badger is set to launch in October 2018 at King’s Cross development Coal Drops Yard. The restaurant will seat 80, with al fresco dining […]

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Angela Hartnett’s Mayfair restaurant Murano will celebrate its 10th birthday this autumn. Murano opened in 2008 and to celebrate a decade of pasta and prosciutto Hartnett will be hosting a series of special events. Angela will be welcoming guest chefs in for one-off dinners, putting on a limited edition birthday menu comprising some of Murano’s […]

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Chefs Selin Kiazim (Oklava) and Pip Lacey (Hicce) join forces to create a truly unique menu at Oklava in Shoreditch next Thursday 1 March to celebrate International Women’s Day.  They met while filming BBC2’s Great British Menu and have wanted to work together ever since. The special £65 menu will include collaborative dishes such as: Sumac […]

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The Coal Shed London is set to welcome a line-up of celebrated chefs to its open kitchen at One Tower Bridge with a series of collaborative dinners held monthly throughout 2018. Each chef will produce an exclusive five-course menu for one service only, collaborating with The Coal Shed London’s exec head chef Dave Mothersill, head chef […]

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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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Angela Hartnett potégé Jessica Simmons pitches up in Kentish Town with her own take on traditional, British steakhouses – as the name would suggest, expect craft beers to go with your beef. Beef & Brew offers a modern interpretation of traditional steakhouse fare, with a focus on provenance and value cuts. The menu eschews loins, ribs […]

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Angela Hartnett’s Café Murano in St James’s may not deliver many shocks when it comes to its simple Italian food, but the venue has quickly become an SW1 staple. So news from the chef that she is to open a second outpost in Covent Garden on 29 June will definitely please the restaurant’s fans. Café […]

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