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The Duke of Richmond kicks off brunch with an epic sausage, egg and chip butty

Tom Oldroyd's Dalston pub is well known for its excellent crab and chip butty - but they're about to raise their game further. They're starting a weekend brunch and as part of that, a new epic chip butty is going on the menu. It's made of a 6oz pork sausage patty, chips, gravy, American cheese & chopped buttered eggs (£11) and you can see the mighty construction above.

And that's not all…

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José Pizarro and MEAT Liquor Team up for New Burger

 

A burger and a beer is a classic combo but not many have taken the step to create a burger specifically for a particular beer. It’s an intriguing prospect and one that becomes even better when José Pizarro and London burger kings MEATliquor are behind the burger. The limited edition burger has been created to be paired with Inedit Damm, a beer created by none other than Ferran Adrià togethe…

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Over Under to Launch Evening Cocktail Bar

Over Under has been providing the good residents of Earl’s Court with speciality coffee, breakfast, and lunch since launching back in 2017. Recognising that the same people that like to drink good coffee might also like to drink a few nice cocktails, they will be soon be opening in the evenings too, turning from coffee shop into cosy bar at 5pm every night.

Once that last latte has…

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Caviar, truffles and gold buns - it's a luxe edition of London's Instagram food feed

Once more, we showcase the highlights of what's currently clogging up the arteries of our Instagram feed this week - and this week everything's going around in a circle.…

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New London restaurants coming in March 2019

We're properly into Spring now, and the big openings are starting to line up. Here's what's coming your way in March.…

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Cook Love at Dinerama sees the team behind Michelin-starred Pied a Terre take on street food

Normally you'd expect to find start-ups using street food as a way to test their food. But a new restaurant hitting London's street food scene already has that expertise in spades. Pied a Terre opened 28 years ago, but now the Michelin-starred restaurant's chef Asimakis Chaniotis and Pied à Terre Founder, David Moore are taking to the streets.

As first reported by trade title The Caterer, they're…

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Cutting Room in Fitzrovia is a mix of restaurant, bar and art gallery

Cutting Room sees the food and art world getting closer together. They'll be showcasing different artists monthly - alongside a restaurant and bar that's serving food cooked over charcoal and cocktails served in medicine bottles. …

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Serata Hall comes to Old Street from the people who brought you Canova, Martello Hall and more

This is the latest Hall from the people who brought you similar affairs in Brixton and London Fields with MArtello Hall and more. Like those, it mixes up a main drinking and dining space on the ground floor with plenty of event and co-working space throughout. …

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Vegan afternoon tea is now a thing thanks to by CHLOE

We've had vegan burgers, vegan fish and chips and vegan cocktails, so it was only a matter of time before London started seeing vegan afternoon teas on offer. One of the first we've heard of is from US import by CHLOE, which is launching their afternoon tea next week.

As you'd expect from any trad tea set, there'll be teeny sandwiches including 'tuna' salad, 'egg' salad and smoked 'salmon' with c…

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Top Mexican chef Enrique Olvera is coming to London for a cookbook tour

Now this IS a big deal. If you've never made it across the pond to try Enrique Olvera's amazing Cosme restaurant in NYC (or for that matter Pujol in Mexico City)  - 25 and 13 respectively in the World's 50 Best Restaurants list - then you are in for a treat. Olvera is coming to London for a food tour to coincide with the publication of his ‘Tu Casa Mi Casa' with Phaidon and there will be opp…

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Asia de Cuba is closing after 20 years - but what's taking its place?

It's all change at the St Martins Lane Hotel today with the announcement that they're closing their 20 year old Asia de Cuba restaurant this week. Thursday will be the final day of service for the Chino-Latino restaurant which, to begin with, will be replaced by a popup restaurant for the next month or so.

The popup, St Martins Lane Kitchen, will take its cue from the foods of Thailand, Viet…

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Test Driving Top Cuvee in Highbury - a top team for a new neighbourhood spot

With wine as its focus, but some cracking cocktails as well, this neighbourhood small plates spot is a welcome addition to the area.…

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Prawn on the Lawn is taking over neighbour Sawyer and Gray in the evenings

The stretch of St Paul's Road from Highbury Corner already has the likes of Trullo, Prawn on the Lawn and St Paul to attract folk in the evening. Now, there's another space to spend your time and money.

Rick Toogood tells us that Prawn on the Lawn is taking over the space at next door coffee shop Sawyer & Gray in the evenings turning it into a cocktail and oyster bar for Sawyer & Gray Lat…

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Fancy dining with Batman? A DC Comics Universe theme restaurant may be coming to London

Are theme restaurants going to be a thing again? Because if what's being planned to replace MASH in London turns out to be right, we have to wonder what else will be around the corner. 

As first reported by Eater, it seems that the MASH steakhouse is about to go through quite the revamp. It's looking to be converted into an immersive DC Comics experience. Yes, that means it's a home for…

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