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Grab a very British bite to eat from Burberry in Clerkenwell Green

Updated 23/9/17 with pictures and more details

Clerkenwell has a new pop-up from luxury Brit brand Burberry which has temporarily extended its West End restaurant (which we're rather fond of) to support the photography exhibition it's putting on by Clerkenwell Green.

Much like the main venue in town, the menu will be heaving with all the delightful mainstays of classic English cuisine, from a Plo…

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Boxpark is coming to Wembley Park

It seems that Boxpark is intent on setting up shop in all the corners of London. They're already well established in Shoreditch and Croydon and now they're heading out west as the latest Boxpark will be at Wembley Park. 

If you're not familiar with Boxpark, it's a collection of restaurants and shops all built out of shipping containers. Although the Wembley version will actually have its own…

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New Orleans chef Dickie Brennan is popping up at Canary Wharf's Boisdale

Football team The New Orleans Saints are marching into London this autumn to compete in the NFL, inspiring chefs from their home turf to follow suit. First up, we had news that Galatoire's was popping up at The Colony Grill Room. But just ahead of them will be Dickie Brennan, who'll be making the trip to Canary Wharf to temporarily turn Scottish restaurant Boisdale into a little slice of New Orle…

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Camino heads to Shoreditch for Spanish tapas and more

This will be the fourth restaurant and tapas bar from Camino. Expect all the favourite tapas to be on the menu here, along with some new additions. And a huge outdoor terrace too.…

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CurAte popup in Clapton mixes art with Laughing Heart chef's food

Like a bit of culture with your chowing down? Well an irregular popup called CurAte (see what they did there?) hits Clapton next week and it sounds worth a punt.

The pair behind it Jenny Barcelos and Anna Beketov describe it as "new initiative that seeks to save souls through a combination of therapeutic visuals, nourishing cuisine and the art of conversation." So the space will showcase emerging…

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Your own private supper club in a John Lewis showroom apartment

When battling through Oxford Street, do you invariably find yourself drifting towards the safe, peaceful haven that is John Lewis? This might be one for you - the chance to get your dinner served up to you by a personal chef (aka realise your dream of pretending you're a millionaire with a showroom kitchen.)

The Residence, John Lewis's latest stunt, is a fully-kitted out apartment that you can re…

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The Good Egg to open their second restaurant in Kingly Court

Expect great brunches and a whole lot of babka as the boys behind N16's Israeli/Canadian cafe expand to the melting pot of Kingly Court…

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The Budapest Bar and Kitchen goes back to Cambridge Heath - and they've got pálinka

Italian-meets-Hungarian pop-up Pasta 'n' Goulash will return once more to its spiritual home in Cambridge Heath, when it revives The Budapest Bar & Kitchen for a three-month residency.

Underneath the railway arches, they'll be distilling down hearty Hungarian cuisine into more manageably sized sharing plates. That's so you can sample a wide range of flavours across many dishes, instead of say…

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Parson's Green gets its own dog-friendly Megan's

Children and dogs are equally welcome at Megan's new spot on Parson's Green Lane, a quaint little fairy-lit restaurant that'll be serving all day brunches, coffees and sourdough pizzas.…

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Pergola is back in Paddington for the winter

Have you been missing Paddington's Pergola - a collection of outdoor restaurants from the people behind Pergola on the Roof that ran throughout the summer months. Well, the hot weather dissapating hasn't put them off as they're coming back for the winter months too.

It'll be fully covered and weather-proofed, i.e. to cope with English weather, so you'll be able to enjoy the food on offer in comfo…

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Michel Roux Jr unveils new look Roux at Parliament Square

Hot Dinners was in Westminster last night for the relaunch party of Roux at Parliament Square. The party was a chance to showcase the restaurant's major revamp and Michel Roux Jr was on hand to oversee the celebrations. "I've been told it looks like Le Gavroche," he told guests, "but with a more contemporary feel, which I think is a huge compliment."

The evening was a bit of a get together for Ma…

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The Watch House opens its third coffee bar, this time in Chancery Lane

The Watch House is moving north of the river for its third elegantly designed cafe. There'll be breakfasts in the morning, lunches to go in the daytime, and post-5pm, a cocktail bar. Sounds good to us.…

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Oxalis's modern British cuisine comes to Soho's The Sun & 13 Cantons

The latest residency at Soho's The Sun & 13 Cantons has been announced as Oxalis, a travelling pop-up led by a pair of chefs called Max De Nahlik and Nick Ross.

The duo will be pooling their collective experience and international know-how to serve up a menu that's as much about seasonal British ingredients as it is about traditional French cooking methods, and includes a nod to Nick's Canadi…

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The next CHIK’N is coming to Upper Street, Islington

The first CHIK’N was such a huge hit that they're already getting ready to open another. From the same people behind Chick n Sours, this sees them expanding their fast food operation. …

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Marina O'Loughlin is the new Sunday Times restaurant critic

Ten months after the death of its restaurant critic, AA Gill, the Sunday Times has today announced that Gill's replacement will be none other than Marina O'Loughlin. 

That's bound to be an extremely popular choice. O'Loughlin's been at the Guardian for five years following her time as the Metro's restaurant critic and is one of the vanishing numbers of critics that keep their identity s…

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