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South Kensington

  • Claude Bosi's Oyster Bar at Bibendum starts a weekend delivery menu

    Claude Bosi's Oyster Bar at Bibendum starts a weekend delivery menu

    We're still a little way off from London's Michelin-starred restaurants being reopened, but in South Kensington Claude Bosi isn't hanging around. While his two Michelin-starred restaurant upstairs in the Michelin building will have to wait - right now he's concentrating on the downstairs oyster bar. 

    From this week, they'll have a new set menu every day for collection - running from Thursday -

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  • A wintry treat - we hit up Ognisko for caviar and vodka

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    Polish restaurant Ognisko has put on a new vodka and caviar deal for the festive season. We went to get in the Christmas spirit.

  • A new restaurant called SW7 will open in… South Kensington

    A new restaurant called SW7 will open in… South KensingtonSW7 restaurant features Madrid chef Javier Rodrigo Alviz, opening at the Hotel London Kensington. At this new brasserie and bar in South Kensington, expect a fusion of Mediterranean and classic British cuisine.

  • The Hunter's Moon is a brand new pub for South Kensington

    The Hunter's Moon is a brand new pub for South KensingtonThis new pub is the first for a new pub group. They've also brought in a Glasshouse/Chez Bruce vet to look after the menus in all their pubs and there's an ex The Coach chef in the kitchen.

  • A new Chucs Cafe is coming to Kensington

    A new Chucs Cafe is coming to KensingtonChucs are back with a new restaurant. They're still running with a modern Mediterranean menu, but this time they're going for a more casual feel. 

  • Remy Martin are opening a permanent bar at Bibendum with bar food by Claude Bosi

    remy bar bibendum londonCocktails by Rémy Martin and bar food by Claude Bosi - sounds like a cocktail bar match made in heaven. Thankfully it's closer than that - taking over the downstairs bar space at Michelin House in South Ken.

  • Claude Bosi unveils a new-look oyster bar at Bibendum

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    Just over a year since he opened his restaurant at Bibendum, Claude Bosi has unveiled a new look Oyster Bar on the building's ground floor.

    The oyster bar was closed earlier this year for a bit of a do-over and the new design sounds tres chic. There's a six-seater oyster bar, as well as open kitchens and the ever-popular florist.

    At the oyster bar they'll be serving nine varieties of oyster from England, Ireland and France - from Dungarvan in Ireland to

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  • Claude Bosi at Bibendum

    Claude Bosi at BibendumMichelin Chef Claude Bosi goes to South Ken
  • A Frenchman settles in at Michelin - we Test Drive Claude Bosi at Bibendum

    goatemailSouth Kensington's iconic restaurant now has a chef to match - we pop in to see how Claude Bosi is enjoying his new Michelin home

     

  • Claude Bosi is opening Claude Bosi at Bibendum in South Kensington

    Claude Bosi is opening Bosi at Bibendum in South Kensington

    27/2/17 - Updated with more news about the opening

    Late last year, we had been hearing two rumours - one that Claude Bosi of the recently closed Hibiscus was re-opening in South Kensington, and the second that Bibendum was about to land a big name chef. Then we discovered that the two stories were actually related, as Claude Bosi at Bibendum is on the way.

    Bibendum is, of course, the impressive

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  • Ceru Levantine restaurant goes permanent in South Kensington

    Ceru Levantine restaurant goes permanent in South Kensington

    They've been popping up in  Fitzrovia, Tower Bridge and Cannon Street, but now Levantine restaurant Ceru is getting ready to settle down. Co-founded by husband and wife team Barry and Patricia Hilton and inspired by their travels in the region, they're setting down with a permanent restaurant in South Kensington.

    Ceru will open all day with a modern take on Levantine cuisine as well as classic mezze alongside grilled

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  • Tom Sellers throws A-list party to launch Restaurant Ours

    ourparty mainWell it's fair to say that Tom Sellers' new venture, Restaurant Ours, burst on to the London scene with one helluva party last night. Hot Dinners somehow managed to slip past the bouncers and hordes of paparazzi to gain entrance to one of the most fun dos we've been to in a while.

    The restaurant itself looks pretty amazing. Having taken over the site vacated by The Collection, it was always a dramatic space, but now, filled with full-size trees entwined

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  • Le Cirque chef Raphael Francois returns to London to head up Launceston Place

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    So this is interesting. Launceston Place has a hot new Chef Patron in the kitchen. When head chef Tim Allen left the restaurant last summer, we were wondering who would take over from him. Now we hear it's Raphael Francois, who's moved back to London from New York where he was Executive Chef at Le Cirque.

    This isn't Raphael's first time in London though. He used to be Executive Chef at The Connaught hotel, working alongside Hélène Darroze, when the restaurant, Hélène

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  • Brompton Food Market duo take on Kensington pub The Hour Glass

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    Well here's a pub opening we're pretty darned excited about. The Hour Glass pub is getting two new owners - Luke Mackay and David Turcan, who currently run Brompton Food Market. And if the food offering at the pub turns out to be anything like the stuff we've had from their deli then this might be worth crossing town for.

    Luke has form for taking on pubs and turning them into something special, having already done this with well regarded country pub The Royal Oak

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  • A place to be cosseted - we Test Drive Ognisko in South Kensington

    ognisko 425With the opening of a beautiful terrace Ognisko has become a restaurant to take real pleasure in