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Gizzi Erskine is launching a three month residency The Nitery at the St Martins Lane London hotel

If you've been wondering what Gizzi Erskine was up to next, well she's just about to open a three-month residency at the St Martins Lane London hotel.

And we rather like the sound of The Nitery by Gizzi Erskine. It's inspired by early 20th-century Parisian niteries (which sound like they were the first restaurant pop-ups) and the more louche spots of the same name that were seen later across the…

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Goods Way is a new live music venue, bar and street food space at King's Cross - updated

The team behind Flat Iron Yard are heading to King's Cross for their next multi-purpose venue which will serve up live music, American drinks and street food.…

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New London restaurants coming in February 2020

As we all celebrate making it through January, here are the new restaurants opening in February that should be on your radar. …

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Mambow is a new

This Spitalfields restaurant is primarily an all-day affair inspired by the owner's upbringing in Singapore and Malaysia. There will be bowl food during the day and supperclubs themed around global cuisine in the evening. …

Read more: Mambow is a new "Mama's Kitchen" in Spitalfields - serving bowl food by day and becoming a supperclub by night

Test Driving The Northall - where a bit of luxury never goes amiss

The second restaurant at the Corinthia London is far from an also-ran as chef Andre Garrett proves with his seasonal, luxury take on the best of British and European produce.…

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Six by Nico sees Scottish chef Nico Simeone heading to London with his six-dish tasting menu

Scottish chef Nico Simeone is heading to London with his concept restaurant, hitting up Fitzrovia with a regularly changing tasting menu.…

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London Stock restaurant opens in Wandsworth's Ram Quarter

This new Wandsworth restaurant opened quietly, serving up a British/Asian menu in the new Ram Quarter development (where the Youngs Brewery used to be). …

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Home Office refuses Claude Bosi's application for permanent residence

As we hurtle towards Brexit Day on 31 January, yet another top UK restaurant figure has fallen foul of British immigration rules.

Taking to Instagram this afternoon, Claude Bosi, who heads up the two Michelin-starred restaurant Claude Bosi at Bibendum, revealed that he's had his application for permanent UK residence refused.

"I have been in England for 23 years and today they have send me this,"…

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Tamarind Tiger serves up Indian fast food on Baker Street from the family behind Copper Chimney

London's fast-food scene just got a boost with the opening of a new Indian spot on Baker Street.

Tamarind Tiger is the second London restaurant from the Kapur family - who opened Copper Chimney in Westfield London back in October and run a restaurant empire in India. But while Copper Chimney was from an existing chain, Tamarind Tiger is the first of its kind.

The gist is that you DIY your own dis…

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Holborn Dining Room Pie Room's guest series starts with Tom Kerridge

At this stage, we all know that Calum Franklin at the Holborn Dining Room produces the best pies in London. But sometimes he has to let other people have a go - and that's where his upcoming guest series kicks off. This sees him joining up with a top chef for a new pie collaboration every month - and first in the queue is Tom Kerridge. 

Kerridge will be creating the Steak and Blue Chees…

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Test Driving Ampéli - Eastern Med food and Greek wines in Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia has a new Eastern-Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in the shape of Ampeli - and it has a pretty decent Greek wine list too. We head over to try it out.  …

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Tincture is the no-waste bar by Carl Brown under Simplicity Burger

A very promising new cocktail bar is opening right underneath Neil Rankin's Simplicity Burger on Brick Lane. It's led by Carl Brown, best known as former Daru-walla at Dishoom aka “the drinks guy”, their main bar development manager and former YBF winner.

His new bar, Tincture, follows the lead set by Simplicity Burger above, with plant-based and no-waste being a key focus. The cocktails wil…

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Cocotte rotisserie is opening in Parson's Green

After launching in Notting Hill and Hoxton, the next outpost for French rotisserie restaurant Cocotte is Parson's Green. Expect the slow-cooked rotisserie chicken to be the centre of the menu - plus a lot of salads too. …

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