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Test Driving The Ned - 24 hours in London's hottest new hotel

There are 9 restaurants and bars at The Ned, ranging from the members-only Vault bar in the basement to the huge ground floor food hall and up to the members' bar and restaurant by the pool on the roof. We were on a mission to try as many of them as possible during an overnight stay.

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Gezellig x Carousel: Lamb fat toasties, dirty duck bakes and all with wine pairings

Gezellig are yet to pick a suitable venue for the new restaurant, but for now we were treated to a preview of what'll be on offer by visiting the the final days of its Carousel pop-up, and boy we were ever impressed.…

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Test Driving Farang - proper Thai food hits Highbury

Seb Holmes is packing them in with his authentic Thai restaurant Farang. We head down to Highbury to take a look.…

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Test Driving Madame D's - Himalayan heat in the City

The people behind the very popular City Indian restaurant Gunpowder have launched a follow-up. We take a look.…

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Test Driving Westerns Laundry - the new restaurant from the folk at Primeur

The folk behind Primeur have opened a second restaurant, Westerns Laundry. We went to see how their empire is expanding…

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Test Driving Rick Stein Barnes - the top chef brings his seafood restaurant to London

We take a trip to Barnes to visit Rick Stein's new Thames-side restaurant, to see how the seafood master fares away from the seaside...…

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Duck & Waffle comes down to earth - we Test Drive Duck & Waffle Local

London's best known high rise restaurant has a ground-level, fast food sibling. But how does it actually work?…

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Test Driving Del 74 - a real taco find in Clapton

Del 74 is a taqueria in Clapton that seems to be doing everything just right. When various folk on the London restaurant scene recommended it to us, we popped down for a Test Drive.…

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Test Driving Radici - Francesco Mazzei comes to Islington

Francesco Mazzei's Sartoria in Mayfair is one of our favourite restaurants. We take a look at his next, Radici, a neighbourhood Italian restaurant in Islington.…

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