Test Driving Bernardi's - much more than just a great neighbourhood Italian

We pop back to Connaught Village for another new opening - this time it's the very impressive Italian restaurant Bernardi's.

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Test Driving Rivea at the Bulgari's chestnut menu

There are many reasons to love autumn: not least the bounty of seasonal produce on offer, from pumpkins to chestnuts. To celebrate - Rivea London, the Alain Ducasse restaurant in the swanky Bulgari Hotel, is putting on a special chestnut themed menu for the next month.

It might be a high-end place, but they've kept a sense of humour: every dinner begins with a game - a tray of brightly coloured d…

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Test Driving Joyeux Bordel, The Experimental Cocktail Club's French bar in Shoreditch

 

On a recent brisk Tuesday evening we had the pleasure of test driving Joyeux Bordel cocktail bar. Joyeux Bordel translates in French to ‘happy mess’ and not ‘happy brothel’ as you may perhaps prefer to believe. We left feeling very happy, and thankfully not in a messy state.

Joyeux Bordel is the sixth bar from the legendary Experimental Cocktail Club. A dark door on Curtain Street, a few minutes…

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Breakfast at Burberry's - we Test Drive Thomas's Cafe at Burberry's on Regent Street

The luxury brand Burberry cafe now has a breakfast menu - we went to check it out.…

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Different for all the right reasons - we Test Drive The Modern Pantry in Finsbury Square

Ingredients you'll never have heard of and a dining room that makes you want to linger - we Test Drive the new Modern Pantry in Moorgate…

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