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Trolley service - we Test Drive Magpie on Heddon Street

London has its first British small plates restaurant with trolley service, but what's it actually like to dine there?

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Return visit: Angler Restaurant at Moorgate's South Place Hotel

We make a return visit to the top floor restaurant at South Place Hotel in the City to check out a seasonal menu offer…

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Test Driving Sibarita - wine, cheese and charcuterie in Covent Garden

There's a new wine bar in Covent Garden by the same people behind Encant. And it's all about the cheese and charcuterie too. We check it out. …

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The sushi tardis - we Test Drive Nobu Shoreditch

Nobu Hotel is now open in Shoreditch but what's the restaurant like? We went to check it out.…

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Test Driving Bang Bang Oriental - we check out Colindale's huge food court

The huge Bang Bang Oriental food hall has come to Colindale - but what's it really like? We find out...…

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Test Driving The Cheese Bar - cheese in every which way imaginable

We head over to Camden to try The Cheese Bar, where the Cheese Truck has settled down. It really is ALL about cheese. And that's a good thing. …

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Test Driving Summers in Kilburn - Seasonal cooking with a touch of the Irish

We head across to Kilburn to Summers, a restaurant that's trying a new take on Irish cooking. …

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Test Driving Humble Grape - Islington gets a long-awaited wine bar

Yes, we're quite excited about a new wine bar opening up in our manor. Let us tell you everything you need to know about Humble Grape...…

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Test Driving Coupette in Bethnal Green - a very French cocktail bar

With Calvados and more on the menu, Coupette is a very French cocktail bar in Bethnal Green. We head east for an early look.…

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Test Driving The Mountgrove Road Bothy - a neighbourhood wine bar in Highbury

Featuring a wine list from the GM of the Laughing Heart, this is a wine bar worth seeking out.…

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