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Claude Bosi's Fulham gastropub - we Test Drive the Malt House

Claude Bosi's had big success in Wimbledon with his first pub the Fox and Grapes. We head over to Fulham to find out more about his latest gastrpub...

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The Clove Club goes permanent - we check out their Shoreditch Town Hall restaurant

In their first standalone restaurant, the Clove Club opens at Shoreditch Town Hall with Isaac McHale in the Kitchen, Daniel & Johnny on the floor and they've added a bar too.…

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We Test Drive Little Social - Pollen Street Social's smaller French sibling

Jason Atherton had a huge hit with Pollen Street Social - something he's repeated around the world. Now he returns to London with a new French Bistro just yards away from the original PSS.…

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Clockjack Oven - Soho's new rotisserie chicken spot

London's obsession with chicken continues unabated, which is how we found ourselves one weekend lunchtime at one of the newer spots, Clockjack Oven. It's probably to safe to say they're hoping, if successful, to roll out more of these around town.

Tucked away on a side street behind Piccadilly Circus, where the lovely old New Piccadilly Cafe once was, it's in a handy spot for weary shoppers to fal…

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Mayfair's grown-up brasserie: We Test Drive Brasserie Chavot

Eric Chavot returns to London with the intention to reinvent himself from his previous incarnation as a two Michelin-starred chef. Brasserie Chavot in Mayfair ends up ticking all of our boxes.…

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Creative sharing dishes - we Test Drive Gail's Kitchen in Bloomsbury

Gail's is well known for their bread and bakeries - but we head to Bloomsbury to try out their first restaurant. They say a picture's worth a thousand words - to go with this, we have just three more for you - Gail's ice-cream sandwich.…

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Test driving the new tasting menu at Lima

Peruvian restaurant Lima has been a favourite since it opened last year. Now it's starting up a special tasting menu and we popped along to give that a try.…

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We try out the Kaiseki tasting menu at Wabi

We head to Holborn to try out Wabi's new Kaiseki tasting menu.…

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Caribbean in Notting Hill - we Test Drive the Rum Kitchen

We head over to Notting Hill to try out the new Caribbean kitchen and rum bar.…

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Salt beef, cheese toasties and craft beer at the Longroom at Smithfields

We head down to the Longroom at Smithfield to try their salt beef and tosated cheese sandwiches while washing it all down with craft beer.…

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