A triumphant return: Test Driving Skye Gyngell's Spring at Somerset House

Skye Gyngell makes a triumphant return to the London restaurant scene, having previously gained a Michelin star at Petersham Nurseries. We head over to Somerset House to see what she has cooked up at the new venue.

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Designer dining by the Thames - we Test Drive Sea Containers

The Mondrian London lured a New York chef across the pond to open Sea Containers. We go along to see if his journey was worth it.…

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Forrest Gump comes ashore on Leicester Square - we Test Drive Bubba Gump

The very, very popular (although not with everyone) Bubba Gump Shrimp Company has landed in London near Leicester Square. We pop along to see if a restaurant based on Forrest Gump can also dish up a good meal.…

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Fine wine and food with a side of culture, we take a   look at Rex Whistler restaurant at the Tate

The Rex Whistler restaurant in the Tate has, since reopening last November, earned a reputation for being one of the most impressive gallery restaurants in London. Whilst the notion of choosing to dine at the Tate may perhaps seem a little over the top for some, a recent dinner in its ornate surroundings showed that this is one permanent exhibition you’ll want to see again.

Open usually for lunch…

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Bob Bob Ricard has long been one of Hot Dinners' favourite restaurants in town, starting with a vodka-fuelled night parts of which we still remember vividly almost five years later. We've also often used the downstairs bar as a really handy mid-Soho pitstop on many a night out (more of that later).

So naturally we were very pleased indeed to be asked down for a return visit to try out their first…

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