Two of London’s most interesting young restaurants – Fiend in Notting Hill and Black Radish in Wimbledon Village – have confirmed their permanent closure, while Barletta in Margate is also folding after falling victim to a £50,000 fraud. Fiend only opened in summer 2021, and marked the return of chef Chris Denney (pictured), who had previously made […]

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A well-connected watering hole in Notting Hill is to reopen as a Scottish restaurant and whisky bar later this month. The Walmer Castle in Ledbury Road – a hop and skip away from Brett Graham’s celebrated restaurant The Ledbury – will serve classic Scottish meals in its ground-floor dining room and more than 100 whiskies in […]

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