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Hélène Darroze launches takeaway range and supper club at Harrods

If you’re on the hunt for a foodie gift with a difference, or just plan to seriously spoil yourself this Christmas, Harrods' Food Hall is always a safe bet. But now they've taken things to another level, with a whole new range of gorgeous, takeaway French dishes from none other than Hélène Darroze (of double Michelin-starred The Connaught fame).

So that’ll include *extremely* high end delights su…

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The Winter House Christmas pop up takes over old Limelight Club

As far as winter pop-ups go this year, this one definitely has to be among the most luxurious we’ve encountered. Nestled in the very grand former premises of the Limelight Club on Shaftesbury Avenue, with Winter House we've been promised lofty balcony banquets, a "sweeping Grand Hall," plus cocktails and dancing in the Crypts.

Behind The Winter House is events team Bourne & Hollingsworth, who…

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Try new Wahaca dishes first at their new Shoreditch test kitchen

If you know the Wahaca menu like the back of your hand, then get down to Shoreditch where you can be the first to try, and rate brand new concoctions from the Mexican chain, before they get rolled out nationwide, or send back to the drawing room.…

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Shoreditch edge on The Mall - we Test Drive the new Rochelle Canteen at the ICA

Rochelle Canteen has expanded, opening a sibling restaurant at the ICA. We went along to see how the move from Shoreditch to the Buckingham Palace environs has worked for them.…

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Swingers is opening in the old BHS store on Oxford Street

If you do like to be beside the seaside, head down to the newest Swingers, which will be opening up in the former BHS flagship building off Oxford Street to bring you cocktails, crazy golf, and loads of (as of yet unannounced) street food vendors, including one famously Instagrammable dessert seller we’re yet to find out about.…

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Claw goes permanent in Carnaby

They've been popping up around town for the past few years, but now shellfish specialists Claw have found their own spot. Expect lots of crab and plenty of surf and turf options too...…

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Here's what you need to know about the restaurants at the new Tottenham stadium

A whole host of Michelin-star chefs have been signed up for the match day hospitality at Spurs' new Tottenham stadium with everything from fine dining to brasserie-style food promised for fans prepared to pay top whack.…

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The relaunched Blue Posts is the next from the Palomar team

The people behind The Palomar and The Barbary are opening a pub in Chinatown. It'll be a three-floor affair including a basement kitchen counter and a cocktail bar. …

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Liberty London opens Arthur's on its second floor

After a hefty refurbishment, Liberty London has opened Arthur's, who'll be aiming to please the post-work crowd with cocktails, the tourist crowd with afternoon tea, and everyone else with a selection of menu tidbits sourced from their food hall, plus baked goods, brunches and juices galore...…

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Internet channel Twisted London launches its own delivery service

Dangerous times for the impulsive among us, as Twisted London - famed for their mad mash up recipes like cheeseburger dauphinoise (!) or chocolate croissant bread pudding (!!) - are launching a delivery service. Just watch the recipe video, click “order now” and within 30 minutes, said mad creation could be on your doorstep.

With 200 million viewers around the world logging on a *month* to witnes…

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Camden Town Brewery launches beery bottomless brunch at its Enfield site

North London beer lovers, get ready - things are about to get a lot more interesting now Camden Town Brewery’s new Enfield site has just opened its Visitor Centre with a kitchen doing a £20 bottomless brunch.

That includes a hot dish including skilled baked eggs with sausage, as many croissants, pretzels and granola as you can greedily gobble down, and of course, two sweet, sweet hours of all-you…

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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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Tableside theatrics - we return to 45 Jermyn St. for the lobster flambe

If you're after a bit of tableside theatre, then two new dishes at 45 Jermyn St. have your name on them…

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