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Test Driving Cornerstone - Tom Brown works wonders with seafood in Hackney

We take a trip out to Hackney Wick to see what Tom Brown is serving up at his own seafood restaurant. 

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Test Driving The American Bar at The Stafford London - the historic bar gets a sympathetic revamp

This hidden St James gem has been around since before World War II, but with a new cocktail list and bar menu it should attract a slew of new fans.…

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Test Driving The Petersham - the Richmond nurseries bring their A game to Covent Garden

One of two new restaurants opened up by the Boglione family in the heart of Covent Garden - this mixes British seasonal produce with an Italian aesthetic.…

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Test Driving Alpes in Pop Brixton - a lot more than just melted cheese (but plenty of that too)

We take a look at the newest addition to Pop Brixton, the Alpine-themed Alpes from the Raclette Brothers. There's more than melted cheese here - but that melted cheese is damned fine... …

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Test Driving Stem - the latest from Neo and Anglo hits Mayfair

Mark Jarvis, the man behind Anglo and Neo Bistro has opened his third restaurant in the heart of Mayfair. We went along to try out Stem. …

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Test Driving The Red Lion and Sun in Highgate - a gastropub with a cracking wine list

Up in Highgate there's a gastropub with a serious wine list that you need to put on your must-try list…

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Test Driving Ollie Dabbous' HIDE

Ollie Dabbous' HIDE is by some way one of the most hotly-anticipated restaurant openings of the year. But what's it like to actually eat there? We went to find out. …

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Test Driving Market Hall Fulham - a very modern food hall for Fulham Broadway

Fulham folk who can't face the trek across town to such gems as Farang, Yard Sale and more now have all these traders and more on their doorstep.…

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Test Driving Paladar - tour South America without leaving South London

South London meets South America at Paladar - a restaurant that brings Londoners a taste of Cuba, Peru and more.…

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