While there aren't that many people working in central London during the lockdown, other than key workers, some great restaurants are still delivering to those living in the centre of town. We round up the best.
It's sad to witness any businesses closing their doors during the London lockdown. But seeing landmark hotels, which had remained open throughout both world wars, battening the hatches seemed somehow worse.
So we were thoroughly cheered to see the story in today's Standard about the reopening of Claridge's hotel to NHS workers. The folks at the Maybourne Hotel Group told Hot Dinners they'd "asked the teams across Claridge’s, The
London has its fair share of great Indian fine dining restaurants - but if you've been missing them, one of them is ready to bring that fancy experience to your home. Benares has kicked off Benares @ Home, delivering food from their Mayfair kitchens via the Supper app/website. Dishes include:
If you’re a fan of the steaks, the fish and chips, and the Guinness at Mayfair pub The Guinea Grill (take a number) and often struggle to get a table, then its renowned pub manager Oisin Rogers has revealed that he’s about to spread some of the magic around.
Next door to Momo in Mayfair (and referred to as its "playful cousin") Mo Diner takes the American diner concept on a spin through the Med - both with the look and the twist to all the food.
The Connaught in Mayfair has managed to launch a third restaurant in the hotel, resurrecting the classic Connaught Grill, adding a Jean-Georges touch. We went down for an early look.
Rumours hit last week of a potential closure of Nobu Berkeley Street - and this week they've been confirmed. The restaurant is to close soon, to be replaced by a new high-end Italian restaurant Il Borro.
It's had more footballers and A-listers dining it than almost any other restaurant in town, but that hasn't prevented Nobu from taking the decision to close their Mayfair restaurant.
According to a story in Property Week, the Nobu Group have decided to surrender the lease on
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It closed after a fire, but one of London's most popular restaurants is back. They've taken time to renovate the restaurant while it's been closed, too. Upstairs sees "decorative wall hangings, a vast collection of photography and subtle taxidermy" alongside lots of features from the original design. There's
Bad news from Mayfair this morning as details are filtering in about the shock closure of Michelin-starred restaurant The Square yesterday.
We were alerted to the news by industry website The Staff Canteen which stated that the restaurant, which is owned by restaurateur Marlon
Fallow are Jack Croft and Will Murray, who met while they were both working at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and they're very much followers of a "nose to tail" and "root to stem" cooking approach with a big focus on no/low waste.
Carving out space on the hotel's ground floor, The Connaught is bringing back its legendary restaurant The Connaught Grill with Jean-Georges Vongerichten providing a modern take on grill room classics.
It seems that a high-profile residency is becoming a key thing to do before you open your own restaurant these days. The residencies at 10 Heddon Street are the best examples and now chef Daisuke Hayashi is getting ready to preview his new Mayfair restaurant Roketsu with a residency at Brown's.
Hayashi came to London after training at the Kikunoi Ryotei restaurant in Kyoto and has been Executive
Aussie chef Shaun Presland is the latest chef to pop up for a residency at 10 Heddon Street. We went along to try his much-vaunted take on sushi.
Daniel Humm has opened London's most eagerly anticipated new restaurant. How does it shape up? We went along to find out.
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