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The Parcel Yard is a haven in King's Cross

We pop along to a pub right in the middle of King's Cross that's taken over a Grade 1 building.

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South Bank steak - Test Driving Gillray's at County Hall

We head along to the South Bank to try a 1kg steak at Gillray's. the revamped bar and restaurant at the Marriott County Hall.…

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Three star dining - we try Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester

It's one of only four three Michelin starred restaurants in the UK - we went to see what makes it rank so highly.…

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The Martin Bros latest City gastropub - we try the Jugged Hare

We check out the latest pub from the Martin Brothers and tell you what to order, where to sit and more.…

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‘Bukhara’ London pop-up launches at the Sheraton Park Tower

Renowned as an award winning Indian culinary institution for 35 years, Bukhara is recognised as one of the world’s best Indian restaurants and is set to take London by storm at an exclusive two week pop-up at the Sheraton Park Tower hotel in Knightsbridge beginning today. We popped along for the launch last week to see what delights Executive Chef Manjit Gill has recreated from the menu of the De…

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Canalside seasonal treats - we test drive the Dock Kitchen

We try out the Stevie Parle's canalside restaurant The Dock Kitchen.…

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Danish sushi and yakitori in Wimbledon - Sticks n Sushi

We try out the new sushi and yakitori, originally a hit in Copenhagen, now opened in Wimbledon.…

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Hélène Darroze adds American flavour to her weekend brunch at the Connaught

We've already been once to try out Helene Darroze's weekend brunch at the Connaught, but when the chef herself issued a personal invitation to pop back and try the new American dishes she'd added to the menu it seemed churlish to refuse.

So we headed back to Mayfair on a hideously damp and drizzly Sunday morning, happy to throw ourselves on the mercies of the staff there, wanting nothing more than…

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South London tapas - we test drive Boqueria

We try out the new contemporary tapas bar between Clapham and Brixton.…

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Burgers, shakes, ice-cream with alcohol - Meatmarket in Covent Garden

 

We welcome the Covent Garden meat emporium from the people behind MEATliquor.…

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