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The Cheese Barge is coming to London, docking in Paddington

They mastered the cheese conveyor belt, a cheese bar and a cheese truck. Next up for The Cheese Bar folk is is cheese on water in the shape of The Cheese Barge. They're mooring a specially designed barge in Paddington and creating a very cheesy menu for it.

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Nami at Nobu Shoreditch is setting fire to wagyu burgers

You're probably aware by now that it's a leap year so that means there's one extra day before we get to March. There certainly are a few events making use of the extra day - this Saturday - but this is the one that struck us the most.

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch's "supper bar" Nami are using the day to launch their brand new Flaming Nami Burger. As you can see from the pic above - it's exactly as it so…

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New London restaurants coming in March 2020

Spring is nearly here! Here's what restaurant openings you've got to look forward to in March.…

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Larry's sees the Levan team opening a New York-style all-day spot in Peckham

The team that brought us Salon and Levan are opening a second Peckham spot. Larry's is inspired by the corner restaurants and delis of New York.…

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Jessie Ware and Yard Sale team up for a new special pizza

They've already teamed up with Loyle Carner and next up for Yard sale is a special pizza with Brit Award and Mercury Prize-nominated artist Jessie Ware. It's coming out just as her new cookbook hits shops, which is itself inspired by the hugely successful podcast (which she does with her mum) Table Manners, which has boasted Ed Sheeran and Nigella Lawson as guests. 

The pizza's bas…

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Tavolino sees ex Bancone chef Louis Korovilas head Thameside

Louis Korovilas was head chef of Bancone and has now moved onto his new restaurant Tavolino, on the south bank of the Thames with impressive views of the river. There he'll be bringing an impeccably-sourced menu of Italian pasta, pizza and lots more.…

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Roast at Borough Market is launching a late night burger menu

It's already a Borough Market mainstay, but the addition of a new late-night burger menu at Roast is bound to get the punters in.

The new #Roastdoesburgers menu will be served from 8.30pm-late. There'll be four to choose from - three meaty burgers in brioche buns and a vegan option in a charcoal bun.

  • No.1 - 8oz quality British beef patty, cheese fondue, lettuce, pickles, tomatoes, onion, and pin…

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Highgate's The Bull and Last reopens after a major makeover

Eighteen months ago, popular North London gastropub, The Bull and Last, closed for what would be the mother of all makeovers. The whole pub was getting a fresh look and they were adding six new bedrooms for bed and breakfast.

Well now the wait for Highgate pub, which regularly featured on the top 50 gastropubs list, is over. It reopens tonight.

"We’ll be dinner only," they told Hot Dinners, "with…

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Selfridges are selling luxury Ginsters with wagyu and truffle oil

What do you mean, you didn't know it was Cornish Pasty Week? Well, at least you can make up for not having in your diary by heading down to Selfridges. Why? Because that's where Ginsters are launching an exclusive luxury range this week.

The posho pasties, which cost £4.99 each, come with three special fillings for the Oxford Street store. Each one has been devised by Michelin-starred chef Chris…

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When are the 2021 London Michelin stars announced?

Looking to find out when the Michelin stars for London will be awarded in 2021? We have all the details as well as everything you need to know about the awards. …

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Irish chef Adrian Martin is opening Wildflower restaurant in Camden

Intending to shake up London's fine dining scene, Adrian Martin's new Camden restaurant, Wildflower, will serve a high end menu... in a shipping container.…

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Fish & Chips returns to Upper St Islington with Trawlerman's Fish Bar

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A new restaurant in Islington certainly highlights the cyclical nature of the restaurant business. Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street shut its doors in 2019 and the site has been closed ever since. But now a new restaurant has opened in the space and locals will be very pleased to learn that it's a fish and chip shop called Trawlerman's Fish Bar. 

Ever since…

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Pizza Pilgrims is opening a pizzeria and pizza academy in Camden

The next Pizza Pilgrims is something of a departure. Yes, there will be the usual top-notch Neapolitan pizzas, but this Camden opening will also be home to a fully-fledged Pizza Academy.

All of which means that alongside the traditional pizzeria will be a space that's designed to help people get into a hospitality career. It's aimed at the young, ex-homeless, ex-offenders or anyone that needs a f…

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Kelis is literally bringing her milkshakes to The Yard

It may be hard to believe it, but the Kelis album Kaleidoscope, with its uber-hit Milkshake, is 20 years old this year. To celebrate some of us feeling very old indeed, Deliveroo is teaming up with Kelis herself to launch The Yard which - yes - will be serving milkshakes. 

Kelis herself will be popping up in London, the day after her show at the Roundhouse, mixing some of the milks…

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Epic Pies are serving up a Full English in a tart

What to do if you're a pie restaurant and want to start serving breakfast? Well, you put the whole thing in pastry, of course.

Epic Pies in St Paul's have just unleashed this epic tart as part of their new breakfast menu. Yes, that's bacon, eggs, baked beans (no longer in danger of spilling off the plate), tomato, sausage and mushrooms (with optional hash browns and black pudding) all served up i…

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