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Broadleaf is coming to Broadgate, from The Botanist team

Those who work in the Square Mile will most likely be familiar with the ETM Group's style by now - ritzy, brasserie-style dining with a something-for-everyone menu and well dressed wait staff. Now they're making the move to Broadgate with the greenhouse-inspired Broadleaf, bringing a big open plan kitchen, a bar laden with cocktails and shuffleboard.

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Love Prosecco? Prosecco House in One Tower Bridge will be just your thing

Nestled amid one of One Tower Bridge's high-spec luxury apartment developments comes Prosecco House, a new bar that'll serve nothing but bottles of spumante, frizzante, and tranquillo Prosecco, and a few cichetti to tide you over. But don't be put off by the surroundings - prices look very reasonable indeed, and bottles will be available to takeaway too.…

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Millennial paradise arrives on Curtain Road courtesy of mad new restaurant Rascals

We’re not sure which bit of Rascals to tell you about first. There’s the waterproof dining room with half off on Champagne, the bottomless pizza, or the Wheel of Misfortune with wooden stocks for the “losers”... plus creative cocktails, a mad menu and a retro dessert trolley for all your tableside flambéing needs.…

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Antonio Carluccio 1937 - 2017 - a life lived on the London restaurant scene

This morning, London restaurant legend Antonio Carluccio passed away. Here's what we think you should know about him.

For many folk the name Carluccio will be synonymous with the chain of Italian restaurants that bears his name, but Antonio Carluccio was much more of a force in the London restaurant scene before that.

He really came to the forefront in the eighties when he first became the manage…

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Bake for Syria is back in Spitalfields Market

Exciting news for fans of cake - and all for the best possible cause - Bake For Syria is happening again on Saturday November 18th. It's all in aid of Unicef's vital work with Syrian children, and will bring together the country's very finest bakers and bakeries, in the lovely surroundings of Old Spitalfields Market.

The inaugral event earlier this year raised more than £10,000: that's a lot of c…

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Gizzi Erskine brings healthy junk food to Tate Modern with Pure Filth

We're sure that if we were clever enough, we'd be able to give a fittingly bleak monologue about the inherent connection between modern art and junk food - but we're not, so instead we'll just say, hurrah! Burgers, muffins and more with a healthy-ish twist in the Tate Modern.

It's part of the aptly named Tate x Pure Filth pop-up, which will see Gizzi Erskine joined by nutritionist Rosemary Fergus…

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BBC's former White City building to become Feast Bar & Kitchen (and Del 74 will be there)

There's really no stopping the Pergola team it seems, who've announced yet another all-in-one, behemoth food and drink complex. This time, they'll be overhauling the BBC's former HQ into a 5,000 sq ft restaurant hub with rotating vendors. First up - Del 74, and Morty & Bob's...…

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StreetXO launches cocktail bar CircusXO

Street XO restaurant in Mayfair has just launched its very down destination cocktail bar – CircusXO. Downstairs in the restaurant, the drinks menu at CircusXO is the culmination of many months of work and input the multi Michelin-starred chef and the bar team at StreetXO.

With the cocktail list at StreetXO popular since opening, Muñoz committed to creating a stand-alone bar to showcase them, with…

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Mayfair’s The Square is getting a big refurb, and a new chef too

Clément Leroy helped earn Paris’s Restaurant Guy Savoy its third Michelin star, shuns butter and cream in favour of lightness and texture, and is the new head chef at swish Mayfair restaurant The Square.…

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Daisy Green are launching two Peter Blake-designed floating restaurants at Paddington Central

Try something a different with Daisy Green's new pair of enormous barges, who'll be serving up Antipodean dinners, brunches, lunches and cocktails packed loads of fresh, strong flavours, all while floating on one of London's iconic canals.…

Read more: Daisy Green are launching two Peter Blake-designed floating restaurants at Paddington Central

Dalston is getting its own Del 74 taqueria

Since opening in Clapton, this trendy little taqueria has enjoyed a pretty meteoric rise in popularity, so it was only a matter of time before the Del 74 lads branched out. The new Dalston restaurant will provide all the dishes you know and love, plus an extended menu and mezcal bottles for sharing (or shooting) with the rest of the table....…

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Niall Davidson is opening Nuala on City Road

Well done Silicon Roundabout. Not only has the area lured Foley’s to open the new Italian Passo on City Road, but now the same little corner is set to be the home of Niall Davidson’s first restaurant, Nuala, a cosy-sounding sounding affair with lots of inventive riffs on classic countryside cuisine, a central firepit and Irish music to see you through the evening.…

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Pickle and Toast finally opens its doors on Wardour Street

One of London's longest-running restaurant sagas finally came to an end last week. For two years, Pickle and Toast has been tormenting Soho folk with an 'Opening Soon' hoarding, promising decent grilled cheese sandwiches. Many figured it was never actually going to open. And then, quietly, with no fanfare at all, it FINALLY opened last week.

So what can you expect? Well the clue is in the name.…

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Eco-friendly craft wine lovers BIB opens first shop in Dalston

Need some vino? Skip the bottles and go straight for reusable, eco-friendly bags at Weino BIB, the new permanent shop from craft wine lovers BIB, who’ll have a staggering 20 taps for you to fill up at, plus deli snacks.…

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The Last Crumb Cafe will be a cafe and work hub for Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington Church Street is getting an all day cafe with a separate work hub - perfect for local freelancers who love their coffee…

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