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Hot Dinners first happened about new wine shop Bottle when we were up in Highgate just days before the current lockdown. The place had opened in November and, when we popped in to get something interesting to drink that night, we ended up chatting to the woman behind the counter and realised this place was worthy of greater attention.
The place itself, in the heart of Highgate Village, was the brainchild of three
The latest lockdown has meant pivot #2508 for North London pub The Red Lion & Sun. Following the news that pubs and cafes wouldn't be allowed to sell wine and beer to takeaway, the Highgate establishment has been forced to find a new use for its popular Bottle & Jug
In a week where car sales have been dented by news of a ban on petrol and diesel vehicles, comes this shiny nugget of a story about a car showroom in North London that has found its own way of diversifying.
This week Hexagon Classics - on the border between East Finchley and Highgate - has joined up with wine expert and author, Bert Blaize to open Bottles ‘N’ Jars wine and deli. It's taken over part of the
It's always interesting to see how some businesses have adapted to the trying commercial circumstances they find themselves working under during lockdown. One place that seems to have adapted particularly well is the award-winning North London gastropub, The Red Lion and Sun.
From the word go, they diversified into a bottle and keg shop run from the front garden of the Highgate pub. They're also doing a storming line in
Eighteen months ago, popular North London gastropub, The Bull and Last, closed for what would be the mother of all makeovers. The whole pub was getting a fresh look and they were adding six new bedrooms for bed and breakfast.
Well now the wait for Highgate pub, which regularly featured on the top 50 gastropubs list, is over. It reopens tonight.
"We’ll be dinner only," they told Hot Dinners, "with lunch services starting
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When one of our favourite pubs teams up with one of our favourite food folk, you'd better expect us to sit up and take notice. Next week sees a mashup between Highgate's Red Lion and Sun pub and everyone's favourite sandwich maestro Max Halley from Max's Sandwich Shop.
Max will be taking over the food for one night only at the recently refurbed North London pub, serving up an evening menu of two epic-sounding
Up in Highgate there's a gastropub with a serious wine list that you need to put on your must-try list
Lord of the Wings are bringing their fried, free range, sauce-drenched chicken wings to Highgate pub The Duke’s Head
American-inspired buffalo wings is Lord of the Wings' speciality, who are temporarily moving into The Duke’s Head, bringing with them lots of Southern-style cooking, including minted watermelon salad, tropical frozen fruit bars and of course, lots of Buffalo wings, slathered in one of five sauces of your
New Orleans with a British spin from an ex Quality Chop House chef