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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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Something rather special - we Test Drive Dandy on Newington Green

Stoke Newington has a rather special new neighbourhood restaurant worth crossing town for…

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A Frenchman settles in at Michelin - we Test Drive Claude Bosi at Bibendum

South Kensington's iconic restaurant now has a chef to match - we pop in to see how Claude Bosi is enjoying his new Michelin home

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Test Driving Blacklock in the City - chops, cocktails for a fiver and all the hits

Lucky City folk now have a new Blacklock to enjoy - we popped along to see how the Blacklock vibes survived the move East. 

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