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Ultimate surf and turf - we try Hawksmoor Air Street

Hawksmoor have long been seen as the purveyors of some of the best steaks in London. We find out what happens when they add seafood, courtesy of Mitch Tonks, to the menu.

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Fresh Mediterranean in South Kensington – we Test Drive dinner at Apero

The Italian restaurant at South Kensington's Ampersand Hotel has been slowly building a buzz since opening in late Summer. We popped down to find out what it's doing right.…

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City sleepover - we try out D&D's first hotel, South Place Hotel in Moorgate

South Place is restaurant company D&D's first ever hotel - so we went to try out the top floor restaurant Angler and spent a night there too.…

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Fitzrovia's Seaside Shack: test driving Bonnie & Gull in Fitzrovia

Until recently a pop-up in Islington, Bonnie & Gull have opened a full time "fish shack" in Fitzrovia, so we headed along to take a look.…

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Sharing plates in Southwark - we inspect The Table Cafe

Just near the Thames, this neighbourhood cafe is delivering fine food courtesy of its ex-Zucca chef.…

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Gourmet hot-dogs and champagne - we try Bubbledogs

It's one half of the most-discussed restaurant openings in London this Autumn - we take a look at James Knappett and Sandia Chang's upmarket hot-dog joint.…

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Test Driving Kitchen Table in Fitzrovia

It's the second, more refined half of James Knappett and Sandia Chang's space on Charlotte Street with a daily changing menu which reflects what's good right now.…

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Spanish in Fitzrovia revisited - we try out the revamped Fino

We return to an old haunt - Sam and Eddie Hart's Fino just off Charlotte Street in search of superb Spanish food and wine.…

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Gallic flair in Islington - we try dinner at Assiette Anglaise

Islington gets a new grown-up French restaurant on the site of the old Morgan M on Liverpool Road.…

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Italian in Bermondsey - we take a look at Antico

Famed burger vendors Lucky Chip come to the Player Club Soho, so we head down to feast on sliders and burger ice creams.…

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