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Test Driving Kyseri in Fitzrovia - another Turkish winner from the people behind Oklava

Laura Christie and Selin Kiazim already have success in Shoreditch with Oklava - and now they've brought their take on Turkish cuisine to Fitzrovia with Kyseri. We went down to try it out. 

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Test Driving Gazelle Mayfair - Tony Conigliaro's bar and restaurant that's like a private members' club open to all

Tony Conigliaro has opened a bar and restaurant in Mayfair that's an evolution of the food and drink at Dalston's Untitled, but in a far swankier setting. We head down for a look.  …

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Beef and Champagne - we test drive Charles Heidsieck's new summer pairing at Great Fosters

Charles Heidseick champagne has joined forces with Surrey hotel Great Fosters for the perfect summer dish paired with their Champagne.…

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Test Driving Sambal Shiok - a laksa bar and much more on Holloway Road

Mandy Yin's popular pop-up has finally settled down in permanent digs on Holloway Road. We went to see why everyone's raving about her laksas.…

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Test Driving BOB's Lobster - the lobster roll van finds a parking spot at London Bridge

BOB's Lobster, best known for their excellent lobster rolls, have parked their street food van right in the middle of their new restaurant. We head along to see what else is on the menu. …

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Sustainable restaurant CUB goes alfresco for a summer supperclub series

If, like us, you consider al fresco dining to be the pinnacle of a London summer, then Cub’s series of Secret Garden Supper clubs are an event you won’t want to miss. Scheduled for dates in July and August, the sustainability-focused restaurant is taking their experience outdoors with a series of Sunday supper club events held in community gardens across London.

To find out more, we stopped by th…

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Test Driving Llerena - a slice of Extremadura on Islington's Upper Street

Sourcing their food direct from their own farms in Extremadura, the family behind new Islington tapas spot Llerena can be quietly confident their food is worth crossing town for.…

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Test Driving St Leonards - Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke bring their Brunswick House magic to Shoreditch

There's been a huge amount of buzz, wondering what Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke have planned for their second project together after Brunswick House. We went along to check their new Shoreditch restaurant out.…

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Test Driving Lina Stores - the 75 year-old deli opens a restaurant

Lina Stores have been in Soho for over 75 years - and only now have they opened a restaurant. We head down to Greek Street to see what the pasta masters are cooking up. …

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Test Driving Inko Nito - Zuma bring their Los Angeles robatayaki to Soho

The Zuma group have opened their latest spot, a robatayaki, in Soho - we went along for lunch…

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