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Test Driving Theo Randall at The Intercontinental

In our ongoing series of celebrating London's classic restaurants, we went to check out Theo Randall at the Intercontinental on London's Park Lane.

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Farmer J are bringing their trays to Finsbury Square

This will be the fourth Farmer J in London as they serve up healthy breakfast and lunchtime snacks in their signature "fieldtrays". …

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Berto is a fresh pasta restaurant from Zia Lucia in Holloway

Right next door to their pizza restaurant, Zia Lucia are opening Berto, a fresh pasta restaurant in Holloway. There will be affordable fresh pasta, Italian wines and more.…

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Prairie Fire to serve up Kansas City BBQ at London Fields Brewery

If you've been looking for a new place to get some decent barbecue (not quite as prevalent as it was a few years back), then this pop-up at London Fields Brewery could be just the thing. It sees Prairie Fire BBQ serving up food for their taproom in a six-month residency with their Kansas-City-style barbecue. They've popped up all over town before now - and you may also have caught them at Mercato…

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Flank OG At The Print House in Stratford is all about roast meats, sharing trays and amazing Sunday roasts

You might have tried their food at Market Hall Victoria or Old Spitalfields Market, but Flank's next move is to take on a long term residency in East London at The Print House in Stratford.

Flank is all about nose-to-tail eating and cooking over fire and Flank OG, which will be in Stratford, expands their offering to more of a small plates game. From a quick look at what's on their launch menu, i…

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DUM Biryani goes late-night with the Blind Tiger

If you've ever fancied a late-night snack in Soho, then DUM Biryani may well be the place to go. They're launching The Blind Tiger (a nickname given to speakeasies in the 20s) that'll be dishing out food until midnight. 

That food will be small plates and snacks (based on Andhra Pradesh and Telangana cuisine) including Pumpkin Papdi Chaat, a selection of crisp flatbreads with masala pumpkin,…

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10º is the new-look bar at Galvin at Windows

Updated 3/9/19 with images

The Galvin at Windows bar has had one of the best views in London during its 13 years and it's always been pretty much one of the best bars in the area. Plus, it's often blessed with the presence of the mighty Fred Sirieix, who makes everything better. 

Now the bar is getting a revamp which they're calling "an evolution, re-branding and re-naming of the…

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HAYA in Notting Hill will serve up food inspired by Tel Aviv

If you're after a casual meal of Mediterranean small plates, with a menu inspired by Tel Aviv, then HAYA in Notting Hill will be the place to head.…

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LIV sees Sydney chef Damien Monley opening an all day cafe in Belgravia

Run by a Kiwi chef whose Sydney cafe championed the Flat White, this new all-day Belgravia space will serve up everything from interesting brunches to epic hot sandwiches and, of course, top-notch coffee.…

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Ireland's popular takeaway chain Supermac’s is coming to London

In the past, we've brought you stories about fast-food chains from all over the world opening in London. We've had burgers from America, the Philippines - even Iceland. But we have to say we couldn't be more excited to reveal that one of Ireland's most popular burger chains, Supermac's, is coming to the UK.

In an interview with the Irish Independent, the company's MD (and former school teacher) P…

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Test Driving the Dining Room at The Ned - a seasonal tour of the British Isles

The Dining Room at the Ned sees an Italian chef enjoying himself, using the bounty of the British isles.…

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Honest Burgers have teamed up with Kupros Dairy for the Halloumi burger this summer

Another day, another limited edition burger. This one's the new Halloumi burger at Honest Burgers. They've teamed with British halloumi producer Kupros Dairy for it - if you haven't already tried the Hertfordshire dairy's halloumi, you REALLY need to. We first tasted it at Stroud Green spot Goods Office and were blown away by how good it was.

The burger - which is now available at all Honest Burg…

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Finland's Fafa's will be serving up filled pitas in Covent Garden

Fafa's is a Finnish success story having started out as a street food vendor - and now with 39 outlets across Finland and beyond. This is their first time in London, where they'll be bringing their filled pitas to Covent Garden. …

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DYCE dessert cafe aims for the millennial market on James Street

If highly instagrammable desserts aren't your thing, then you'll maybe want to give new Marylebone cafe a swerve. Opened by chef Zahra Khan over the weekend - who's also responsible for the VERY pink nearby cafe Feya - this new dessert spot says it's all about offering "an aesthetically appealing vibe to be the next go-to millennial stop."

If you can look past that guff, it does sound like the de…

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