• Mc & Sons is Southwark's new Irish boozer with a Thai kitchen

    Mc & Sons is Southwark's new Irish boozer with a Thai kitchen Traditionally, deep fried carbs are the mainstay of Irish pub grub. Not so at Mc & Sons, who's Chiang Mai head chef will be cooking up heavily spiced traditional Thai food - perfect to accompany your Guinness.

  • Hammerton Brewery have opened House of Hammerton on Holloway Road

    houseofhammertonIslington beer folk Hammerton Brewery have opened their own pub on the Holloway Road

  • The Clifton in St John will reopen as a modern all-day gastropub


    What: The Clifton

    In a nutshell: The Clifton in St John's Wood is saved and reopening as a new pub.

    Summing it all up: Haggis sausage rolls, Wild Grouse ketchup and roast cod with arrocina beans will be some of the dishes on offer to those who visit The Clifton, St John’s Wood’s newest pub.

  • Chefs and judges announced for the 2017 Scotch Egg Challenge


    Updated 19/1/17 with shortlist

    After six years, the Scotch Egg Challenge is now one of the key dates in the London food calendar. This year's event will take place at The Canonbury in Islington on 8 February.

    Confirmed judges for the event itself include Fay Maschler from the Evening Standard, Ben Chapman of Smoking Goat and Kiln and Bob Granleese of the Guardian, while the evening will be compered by Joe

  • Clerkenwell’s The Green gets a revamp courtesy of the Culpeper folk

    Clerkenwell’s The Green gets a revamp courtesy of the Culpeper folk

    The team behind Culpeper, the roof garden-resplendent Commercial Street cocktail joint, is opening a third establishment called The Green, named after Clerkenwell Green where it lives.

    Director Nico Treguer has been working together with his counterpart Gareth Roberts for some years now, on a quest to convince London’s landlords to utilise what can often be the only bit

  • The Marksman

    Hackney pub and restaurant
  • Fullers Ale and Pie pubs are now open for breakfast


    One time, the only pubs in London you'd find serving breakfast would be those next to the key markets like Smithfields. But now Fuller's Ale and Pie pubs will all be open serving the most important meal of the day.

    14 London pubs, including The Old Bank of England on Fleet Street and The Barrowboy and Banker in Borough will serve a breakfast menu featuring ingredients from local suppliers, including Mrs Owton’s bacon and Fuller’s own black pudding

  • Upstairs at John the Unicorn in Peckham lands ex Opera Tavern chef


    Every once in a while a new opening of note slips by us. Upstairs at John the Unicorn on Peckham's Rye Lane is one such place.

    The pub opened an upstairs restaurant around eight weeks ago and it's of note, mainly, because of the chap in charge of the kitchen. Many of you will know Ben Mulock from his previous role as senior sous at The Opera Tavern.

    A quick look at one of Ben's sample menus made us want to eat there very badly. Dishes are priced between £4

  • Yeah Burger are launching a Slider Bar residency at Off Broadway

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    Who doesn't love sliders? You can eat them and pretend you're a giant. Or, if your appetite precludes eating more than one normal sized burger in a sitting, they're the perfect way to try more of a menu. So we're stoked to hear that Yeah! Burger are putting on a residency at Off Broadway, but even more pleased to hear it's going to be a slider bar.

    Adam Creissen and Scott Hopkins - the chaps behind Yeah! Burger - both worked in the kitchen at this East London

  • Test Driving The Guinea Grill - steak and history in Mayfair

     guineamainThis historical hostelry is a must for anyone who likes their steak

  • Test Driving Dickie Fitz - a taste of the Pacific Rim in Fitzrovia

    dickiefitz mainA Fitzrovian gastropub gets an Antipodean makeover

  • Oisin Rogers takes over at The Guinea Grill in Mayfair


    If you've been wondering where Oisin Rogers, London pub manager extraordinaire and key member of our Murphia list, was going to pop up next, then let us enlighten you. Rogers, who ran The Ship in Wandsworth for ages and then last year helped Young's

  • The Great Sausage Roll Off announces 2016 shortlist


    Following hard on the heels of the Scotch Egg Challenge comes another bar snack competition - this year's Great Sausage Roll Off. The annual event is now in its fourth year and take place at The Red Lion in Barnes.

    Hot Dinners managed to inveigle them to give us the shortlist of those entering their finest rolls in this year's contest. Both 2015 and 2014's champions are back to defend/claim back their title, so it sounds like it'll be one hell of a

  • The Stoke Newington Tea House is a very different type of pub now open on Church Street


    Just in time to do brisk trade as the temperatures dip, The Stoke Newington Tea House has just opened on Stoke Newington Church Street, taking over the Daniel Dafoe. And anyone who knew the old pub will be pretty surprised when they return - particularly as there's no longer a a bar. That's been replaced with more of a beer wall. What will be on offer is six hand pulls with regularly rotating craft ales, as well as lagers, bitters and stouts.

    There will, as the

  • Six new London pubs in the Michelin Eating out in Pubs Guide for 2016


    The Michelin Eating Out In Pubs Guide 2016 is out today in bookshops and six London pubs have made it into the guide for the first time.

    The Ealing Park Tavern

    The Anglesea Arms, Hammersmith


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