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Rowley Leigh to join Parabola in Kensington as Chef Patron

Top chef Rowley Leigh takes over every aspect of the food at the Design Museum in Kensington, from the ground floor cafe to the top floor restaurant…

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Feast Canteen is taking over the food court at Hammersmith's Kings Mall

Hammersmith shopping complex Kings Mall gets a lot more exciting with the arrival of Feast Canteen, a serious new food court from the Pergola crew that’ll be hosting popular names from the London restaurant world, doing sit in, take out and yes, even Deliveroo.…

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Eric Chavot confirmed as the chef at Bob Bob Cité in the Leadenhall Building

Soho's iconic restaurant Bob Bob Ricard is opening a second place on the third floor of the Cheesegrater and they've got a top chef to head up the operation…

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Santo Remedio triumphantly return with their new Bermondsey cantina and comedor

After a successful Kickstarter, the much-loved Santo Remedio has returned with their new Cantina & Comedor, a two-storey bar and restaurant on Tooley Street, with a charcoal grill, a bigger kitchen and reservations available for lunch and dinner.…

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No plans to open a second River Cafe says Ruth Rogers

It's bad news for anyone waiting for a second River Cafe to open…

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Kricket are bringing an Indian brunch to Soho

We're big fans of Kricket, so find ourselves very interested indeed about their upcoming Sunday brunch plans. Kicking off later this month, here's what's being added to the menu:

  • Egg Bhurji – spicy scrambled eggs on toast, served with lardo, Berkswell, red onion & sourdough
  • Kichri – smoked haddock, raw egg yolk, lentils and rice, topped with pickled cauliflower (their take on Kedge…

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Tem Ban and Taco Rebels​ ​go back to back​ ​at ​T​he​ ​King & Co’s latest residency

Is there any pub in London that loves a pop-up more than Clapham’s The King & Co? They’ve just announced their n’th (we've genuinely lost count) residency, this time splitting kitchen duty between Tem Ban and Taco Rebels.

It’ll be Tem Ban’s second time taking control of the kitchen, which will see head chef Craig Broadhurst (Smoking Goat, The Begging Bowl) returning to dish up Thai food galor…

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Bateman and Co brings back Blighty classics to Boxpark Croydon

In the midst of World War II, Jack Bateman’s Croydon-based canteen kept wartime workers fed and their spirits lifted. Now, some 70-odd years later it’s back in the form of Bateman & Co, who’ll be setting up shop in the South London Boxpark to dish out bubble and squeak, sandwiches and coffee.…

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ICHIBUNS are bringing wagyu burgers and ramen to Soho

The somewhat oddly named ICHIBUNS is the latest restaurant from the folk behind Nobu, Busaba Eathai etc. This one's a bid for a roll-out, featuring burgers, rolls, ramen and more on the menu. …

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With Gilly’s Fry Bar in Finsbury Park, Northern chip shop meets Asia

Owner Neil Gill knows a thing or two about catering for the souls of Finsbury Park, since opening Season 2010. Now he’s heading around the corner to turn his hand to Anglo-Japanese food, like tempura fish, sausage and aubergine, plus donburi and pickles. Plus, a healthy selection of rather fun-sounding cocktails, including a punch made with Irn Bru(!)…

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Test Driving Ikoyi - West African cuisine comes to Mayfair

The latest restaurant to hit St James's Market sees a reinvention of West African cuisine. And it's pretty special too...…

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Tayyabs closes (and then reopens) after being served with an Immigration Enforcement closure notice

Twitter went into meltdown last night when news rippled round that popular East London restaurant Tayyabs had been closed by Immigration officers.…

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Ceremony on Tufnell Park's Fortess Road will not be your usual vegetarian restaurant

This new Tufnell Park vegetarian spot promises interesting dishes that just happen not to feature meat. And the drinks background of the owners suggests a bar offering that'll be exceptional…

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Paul Hollywood from GBBO is opening Knead bakery at Euston station

Paul Hollywood’s back, not just on our screens, but in our train stations with his very first bakery by the name of Knead, where you’ll be able to buy his very own sausage rolls and bacon butties.…

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