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CasaCosta restaurant opens in Fulham from Macellaio RC's Roberto Costa

Already opened as a shop, CasaCosta in Fulham also has a hidden Italian restaurant at the back. 

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The original Covent Garden Dishoom is about to get a lot bigger

26/11/20 - updated with new soft launch details

As it reaches its 10th anniversary, Dishoom is going back to the beginning, with a big change to its original Covent Garden restaurant. The smallest of the group, it's about to get a lot bigger as they've taken over the space left behind by the former Jamie's Italian that was next door.

This will more or less double the size of the restaurant a…

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There’s a rat in the kitchen. Who is The Secret Chef?

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Test Driving the Ultimate Meal Kit from Hoppers - the best of the Sri Lankan restaurant, delivered

Hoppers has created Cash and Kari as an online shop selling its signature dishes and more besides. We gave their Ultimate Meal Kit a Test Drive. …

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Test Driving Blacklock at Home - All In chops, cocktails and more

Blacklock's famous All-In is now available as a meal kit delivery. We piled their skinny chops high for a home feast.…

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Mr Ji on Old Compton Street brings in TĀ TĀ Eatery team for new Taiwanese menu

Inspired by trips to Taipei, Mr Ji's founder has teamed up with the TĀ TĀ Eatery team to level up his Taiwanese fried chicken restaurant on Soho's Old Compton Street.…

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Here are the rules on eating out in London restaurants in tier 2

Thinking of going out to a restaurant, pub or bar but can't keep up with all the changes and restrictions? We're here to help. On this page, you'll find the latest rules and regulations about eating and drinking in London, and we'll update it as soon as things change. Which they most certainly will.…

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First Dates restaurant Paternoster Chophouse has moved to Old Bailey

It's one of the best-known restaurants in the UK, although pretty much everyone knows it as the First Dates restaurant. But over Lockdown Paternoster Chophouse in the City has moved from the space it occupied beside St Paul's for the past seven years into new digs.

It reopens next week, if tier restrictions allow, at 35 Old Bailey where the Union Bar used to be. The new space will also have a bar…

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Chameleon takes over One Marylebone, with food by Tel Aviv chef Elior Balbul

As first reported by Big Hospitality, Chameleon is taking over One Marylebone, which was mainly used as an events space - and one with a pretty impressive interior as you can see above (it's the imposing building right opposite Great Portland Street station on the Euston Road).

Billed as "a multi experiential space"  Chameleon will have a restaurant, club, cafe, market space and more.

The re…

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Crudo on Brick Lane will feature a fishmongers, restaurant and a speakeasy bar

This new seafood spot on Brick Lane features a ground floor restaurant and fish shop as well as a secret cocktail bar.…

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Humble Chicken will be Angelo Sato's Soho yakitori bar

Chef Angelo Sato brings a slice of Japan's yakitori style to the heart of Soho with a restaurant focused on using every part of the chicken.…

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Test Driving Park Chinois at Home - Mayfair luxe direct to your door

Badly fancying a taste of Mayfair during the lockdown? Well, the delivery service from Park Chinois offers a bit of luxury direct to your door. …

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Gordon Ramsay is bringing his burger restaurant to Harrods

Previously only in Las Vegas, Gordon Ramsay brings his burger restaurant to London - launching in Harrods. But will he have what it takes to compete in London's burger scene?…

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Nuno Mendes creates a lunchtime pizza menu for De Beauvoir's Sweet Thursday Pizza

Chef Nuno Mendes is not someone who lets the grass grow under his feet. Over the summer the Chiltern Firehouse Chef Patron got involved with his local pub doing weekend brunches. Now he's moved into the pizza business.

His newest venture is a collaboration with his neighbours at Sweet Thursday Pizza in De Beauvoir. "At the moment we are offering these super tasty wood fired Pizza sandwiches for l…

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The Rogues London duo are popping up at Hackney Coffee Co

 

With restaurants reopening on 2 December (we hope), there's news of a brand new residency from Rogues London to look forward to. The team, Freddie Sheen and Zac Whittle who originally met at Galvin La Chapelle, have recently popped up in Parlour at Kensal Rise (including a lockdown delivery service) and now they'll be taking over Hackney Coffee Company in the evenings and brunch at the…

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