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Taking a tour of Victoria's Nova

After years of languishing in the tourist thoroughfare to Buckingham Palace and the coach station, Victoria is finally having its moment in the sun as a food destination, thanks to Nova. We take a look at a few of the new restaurants in one night.

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Test Driving Aster - Victoria goes Scandinavian

One of the latest restaurants to open in the huge Nova development, Aster, sees D & D going all Scandinavian. We take a look.…

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Test Driving Bala Baya - Tel Aviv comes to Southwark

Bala Baya is bringing Tel Aviv to London, by way of up-and-coming Southwark - we head down to take a look.…

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Test Driving Parabola - the Design Museum gets a rolling-residency restaurant

We head to the new Kensington Design Museum to see what Prescott and Conran are cooking up in the restaurant.…

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Tattoos and tablecloths - a happy marriage as we Test Drive Launceston Place

Kensington classic Launceston Place gets a hot new chef in Ben Murphy. We see how he's changed the place…

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Test Driving L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele - top Neapolitan pizza comes to Stoke Newington

What's thought by many to be Italy's best pizzeria is coming to London. We got in very early to get our pizza fix.…

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Test Driving Lobos in Soho

Lobos Meat & Tapas have opened a second restaurant in Soho. We head down to get our meat fix.…

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Test Driving Jamavar - high-end Indian cuisine in Mayfair

London's run of top new Indian restaurants continues with Mayfair's Jamavar. We head down to try it out.…

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Take a Levantine gastro-tour: Test Driving Ceru in South Kensington

The Levantine pop-up, Ceru, has found a permanent spot in South Kensington. We take it for a Test Drive.…

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