Soho hotel and restaurant One Leicester Street (formerly St John Chinatown) has been sold for the second time in just two years. The seemingly problematic site, once part of the legendary St John group, went into administration in 2013 but was rescued at the eleventh hour by Loh Lik Peng of the Unlisted Collection, which […]

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The Editors’ review of Bilbao Berria This Basque-style tapas joint is a welcome break from the usually grimly impersonal restaurants around Haymarket.   Grace Dent falls in love with Georgian food at Marani ‘I don’t even like mascarpone that much, or mille feuille, but this is making me quite… emotional’.   Vienna waltzes into Marylebone, […]

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The Editors’ review of Marcus We check out The Berkeley’s new look ‘casual’ dining room. Not all that casual, obviously.   Fay Maschler isn’t wild about Fera at Claridge’s The Evening Standard critic finds the bill at Simon Rogan’s new restaurant is a little too rich for her tastes.   Typing Room opens at the […]

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The chef who can seemingly do no wrong (and is an old friend of Benedict Cumberbatch), Jason Atherton, opens his new restaurant, set inside the dizzying heights of Tower 42, today (1 May). Formerly in the hands of Gary Rhodes, the new dining spot City Social (we see a pattern emerging here) occupies the 24th […]

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