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The best set lunch deal in London? We Test Drive Le Gavroche

The lunchtime deal at Michel Roux Jr's two Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant has long been a thing of legend. We went to see if it lived up to expectations

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Test driving Smoking Goat Shoreditch - the Thai BBQ Mk II impresses

Smoking Goat has branched out with a second - much bigger - location in Shoreditch. We pop down to get our fill of smoked Thai food and those chicken wings... …

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Test Driving Londrino - Leandro Carreira's solo venture opens in London Bridge

After popping up all over London, Leandro Carreria has finally settled down, opening his own place in London Bridge. We went to check it out…

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Only the name is the same - we Test Drive The Square in Mayfair

With a new look and new chef - we see what the wholly redone Mayfair spot The Square is now like post refurb.…

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Test Driving Linden Stores - Islington gets another winner

Linden Stores in Islington turns out to be a great wine shop mixed in with some wonderful small plates - we're pretty happy with our new local.…

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Test Driving Hovarda - Aegean opulence on Rupert Street

We take a trip to this Aegean-inspired restaurant and bar from the owners of London restaurants Frescobaldi and Yosma.…

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A new Italian by Old Street - we Test Drive Passo

From the team behind Fitzrovia spot Foley's, this new restaurant on Old Street roundabout already has the buzz of a place that's been open for ages. We went to check it out.…

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Modernist soba and sushi in Temple - we Test Drive Yen

London's legal district has a modernist temple to Japanese cuisine in Yen…

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Test Driving Duddell's In London Bridge - the Hong Kong restaurant comes to town

Originally hailing from Hong Kong where it's picked up a loyal following, big things are expected from Duddell's in London. We head over to its Grade II listed building to find out what you should expect. …

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