Coworth Park, the luxury hotel near Sunningdale in Berkshire, will unveil a new destination restaurant named after its executive chef next week. Woven by Adam Smith promises to “push the boundaries of creativity and excellence” when it launches on Thursday 8 September. Once owned by the polo-playing Canadian billionaire Galen Weston, the palatial Georgian house […]

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Food hall mania is continuing to grip the country, with three multiple-kitchen venues opening in and around London – and another in Manchester – in a matter of weeks, in addition to the high-profile ‘Arcade’ openings from industry leaders JKS in the Centre Point building in April and, next year, Battersea Power Station. Earlier this […]

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Jeremy Clarkson has opened a restaurant at his Diddly Squat farm in the Cotswolds, having located a “cunning little loophole” to circumvent the local council’s refusal to grant him planning permission. Almost all the restaurant’s 40 seats are outdoors, the toilets are a long walk (or tractor/quad-bike ride) away, there are no vegetarian options and […]

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Isle of Wight-based chef Robert Thompson is to be chef-patron of the new North House boutique hotel and restaurant in Cowes, he has announced on Instagram. Originally from Bedfordshire, Thompson worked under legendary chef Germain Schwab at Winteringham Fields in Lincolnshire, taking over the kitchen at the age of 23 when Schwab retired. He moved […]

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Chotto Matte, the Peruvian-Japanese fusion Nikkei concept from former Nobu and Hakkasan honcho Kurt Zdesar, is to open a second London branch in Marylebone on 28 April – and has signed up for footballer-turned-entrepreneur Gary Neville’s St Michael’s development in Manchester. Meaning “wait a moment” in Japanese, Chotto Matte is wasting little time in becoming a […]

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