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Zelman Meats is coming to the City with a St Paul's location

They've already had big success in Soho with another offshoot in Harvey Nichols. Now the next main Zelman Meats is coming to the City - expect lots of cuts of meats and some rotisserie chicken too.

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A cricket-laden doughnut hits Doughnut Time with their Bushtucker Trial

We're pretty certain this isn't a very early (or late) April Fool's joke, but today newcomers to the London doughnut scene have added a rather different doughnut to the menu. Apparently launched in line with "I'm a Celebrity..." it's based on their famed Bushtucker Trial (and named that too). It is a doughnut-laden with edible bugs. 

What can you expect? A milk chocolate glaze…

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Grab a bite and sort your bike at Dynamo's new Balham base

Very good news for South London bike lovers - the ever popular Putney cycle caf Dynamo has branched out to Balham, bringing its range of hearty food, cold drinks, coffees and to the cycling community.…

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Gunpowder Market Market is coming to One Tower Bridge

The team behind Gunpowder, Madame D and Gul & Sepoy bring their latest to Tower Bridge. And there will be a bakery/wine bar too. …

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Amalfi-inspired Sorella takes the place of Clapham's The Manor

It's farewell to The Manor and hello to Sorella, a new Italian restaurant from The Dairy group that'll be springing up in its place. …

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Retro food gets a makeover at VIVI at Centre Point

If you've got a soft spot for the good old days, then head to VIVI where you can enjoy your chicken a la king in London landmark Centre Point with Vivi. Just head to the bridge link, and look for the PlayPlax inspired lights...…

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The Principal London takes over from Hotel Russell on Russell Square

Updated 16/11/17 with restaurant and bar details

If you've been wondering what's happening with the old Hotel Russell on Russell Square which is currently swathed in scaffolding, then let us enlighten you. The hotel has been taken over by the Principal Hotel Group, who also run hotels of the same name in Edinburgh, Manchester and York. The Principal Manchester impressed the Guardian's Marina O'Lo…

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Get up close and personal with top chefs at Borough Market’s Cookhouse Christmas series

 

A series of super exclusive lunches and dinners is coming to the Borough Market Cookhouse, with a series of guest chefs, and space for just ten per meal.

It’s part of their Cookhouse Christmas series. Stand out names include Sprout’s Dan Doherty, and Matt Worswick of the Michelin-awarded Latymer, and with such a small seating, you’ll be able to get very up close and personal to their trade…

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Caprice's Granary Square Brasserie is opening in King’s Cross

This new Granary Square opening (taking the space from Grain Store) from the team behind the Ivy Collection is aiming to cater for everyone.…

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Perfect pasta at penny pinching prices - we Test Drive Flour and Grape in Bermondsey

The team behind Antico in Bermondsey have reopened as Flour & Grape, honing the menu to simple starters and top quality pastas…

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Huge Ichiba Japanese food hall planned for Westfield London

There’ll be space for 200 to dine in at Ichiba, the enormous new Japanese food hall that’s springing up as part of Westfield’s regeneration. It’ll be providing hefty amounts of traditional Japanese cuisine, plus sakes, baked foods, ingredients to take home and cooking demos.…

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Lewisham's Dirty South reopens after 6 years - and Other Side Fried will be there

Lewisham's former music venue Dirty South is back, but not as you know it. Now, they've relaunched as a casual restaurant and bar.…

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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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