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Test Driving the new Waffle and Bellini Hour at Bob Bob Ricard -

Now there's a new way to start the weekend in London - with fresh waffles and bellinis at the never-knowingly-understated Bob Bob Ricard...

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Test Driving the Ned's Sunday Feast as it reopens for the new normal

The Ned's epic Sunday Feast buffet is back in action, post lockdown. We went to see how a Covid-era buffet works in practice. …

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Test Driving Gunpowder London's DIY kit - the famed Kashmiri lamb chops come home

Gunpowder are known for their excellent Kashmiri chops. Now they have an at-home version of them - we tried it out.…

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Birch, Zebra Riding Club and Valeries -  a review of the new-style hotel and restaurant to de-stress city folk

Barely 30 minutes away from central London, this new Hertfordshire getaway is aiming to shake up the UK hotel scene, pitching itself as a hotel meets festival experience. And it comes with a restaurant from Robin Gill to boot. …

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Test Driving &Home with James Knappett - from his Kitchen Table to yours

What's a two-Michelin-starred delivery experience like? We try out &Home with James Knappett as his Kitchen Table comes to you.  …

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Test Driving Bong Bong by Dishpatch - the Manila Kanteen (and more) comes home

Bong Bong's have teamed up with meal-kit delivery service Dishpatch for a delivery version of their Kamayan Feast. We tried it out.  …

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Trying out TOU's Iberian Katsu Sando DIY kit

TOU have created an Iberian Katsu Sando kit. So, of course, we had to try it out.  …

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Test Driving Six by Nico - the tasting menu goes casual

Scottish chef Nico Simeone has brought his ever-changing six-course tasting menu restaurant Six by Nico to London. We head down to try it out. …

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Test Driving Joy at Stevie Parle's Kensal Rise popup Flora

Three years after closing his much-loved restaurant The Dock Kitchen, Stevie Parle is back with a summertime popup at Ladbroke Dock. We went to check it out.…

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Test Driving Giz & Green - Gizzi Erskine and Professor Green's deep-pan pizza pop-up

Gizzi Erskine and Professor Green unite post lockdown for this deep pan pizza takeover of Passo in Old Street. We head down for the cheesy, carby goodness.  …

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