On the former site of Chor Bizarre (and from the same owner, Old World Hospitality) Indian Accent, a nouvelle Indian restaurant with sibling venues in New York and New Delhi, opens in Mayfair today (14 December). The New Delhi original is the only restaurant in India on the World’s 50 Best List and was also awarded […]

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Though our reporters resolutely love Club Gascon’s “beautiful dishes with amazing combinations of flavour and colours”, there were one or two gripes last year that the interior was starting to feel “a bit 90s”. So news that Pascal Aussignac’s City venture will reopen later this month following a major refurbishment is happy indeed. The restaurant, […]

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Husband and wife chef duo Jake and Cassie White will swap London’s dining scene for the wilds of Cumbria with the launch of Pentonbridge Inn, a pub with rooms, located 17 miles north of Carlisle. The pair are hot-footing it from Marcus Wareing’s Marcus at The Berkeley in London – incidentally now run by another husband and […]

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Chef Craig Atchinson has relaunched his York restaurant Hudson’s by Craig Atchinson as part of the Grand Hotel & Spa’s £15 million refurbishment. The fine dining venue has moved from its previous home to a smaller, adjacent room, reducing covers from 60 to 28 to ‘allow greater focus on culinary excellence’. The restaurant now offers […]

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Paris House already enjoys “an absolutely fantastic setting” in a beautiful Tudor building within 22 acres of deer park on the Woburn Estate, so news that the grand dining room has been given some TLC and a new menu certainly has us excited to see how this culinary destination has been improved. Chef-Patron Phil Fanning reopened […]

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Vivek Singh’s Cinnamon Club – London’s most impressive-looking Indian fine dining destination – and Peter Gordon’s “innovative” Providores and Tapa Room in Marylebone will jointly celebrate their 15th birthdays. On Tuesday 21 June, the pair will collaborate to create a unique menu for a one night only, private dining experience at The Cinnamon Club. The six course […]

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Spring is here, and soon there will be lots of new season’s produce. Asparagus, peas, broad beans, wild garlic and lovely fresh morels are just a few of the vegetables. Hopefully Sewin and wild salmon from the rivers of South Wales will be arriving into the kitchen at Tyddyn Llan shortly. And they are now able […]

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It was big news last year that Michael Wignall, long-time chef at The Latymer in Surrey’s Pennyhill Park, was to leave to take over from Michael Caines at Gidleigh Park in Devon. It is still not known who will fill Wignall’s undoubtedly big shoes – his “fine and complex” cooking helped secure a spot just outside […]

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Significant changes have been introduced at Mikael Jonsson’s outer Chiswick open-kitchen venture Hedone. The lauded “truly staggering!” restaurant – which snagged a coveted place on the Harden’s top 10 gastronomic experiences in London list this year – has reopened after a short closure without a conventional menu and also sans a few seats. Only 24 […]

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