Nutshell, a modern Iranian-inspired restaurant, will open in Covent Garden in July. An announcement from founders Marwa Alkhalaf (who spent time at The Greenhouse), and Mohammad Paknejad, said: “Nutshell’s intention is to re-create the warm, welcoming atmosphere of home in a contemporary setting and offer a feast for the senses.” It will be, quite simply, […]

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Zoë and Layo Paskin (the siblings behind The Palomar and The Barbary) are opening a tiny (and we do mean tiny!) English coffee house in Seven Dials. Jacob the Angel with have just 10 covers and serves breakfast, lunch and tea every day, with takeaway options. It opens its doors at 16 1⁄2 Neal’s Yard on […]

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From August to October, Jacob Kenedy’s “offbeat but brilliant gelateria” in Soho – Gelupo – will collaborate with seven of Soho’s hottest restaurants to launch a menu of exclusive gelatos. Each chef has developed and supplied Gelupo with a recipe, that showcases flavours and ingredients commonly found on their own menus. Flavours will range from Campari and grapefruit […]

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It is oft remarked that we Brits love to queue, and when it comes to dining out in London sometimes that’s a necessity. According to recent research queues are governed by the rule of six – customers will only join a queue with less than six people and are only willing to wait six minutes. Restaurant-goers, […]

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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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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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Table for one? It doesn’t need to be an embarrassing question. There are plenty of places in London that offer kitchen counter or bar dining where you can perch and watch chefs, oyster shuckers or mixologists work and forget that you’re out on your tod. We’ve rounded up the capital’s best places to eat when […]

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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. Trending Restaurants 24-30 September […]

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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.       Trending […]

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Some say plans to gentrify the infamous Walkers Court would have the ‘King of Soho’ turning in his grave; home, as it was, to his Raymond Revuebar. But others, like Soho Estates and the developers behind the £45m project, say they have no wish to sanitise the area, but simply want to increase footfall to its […]

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