Kerridge’s Bar and Grill

Kerridge’s Bar and Grill

Over the course of its nearly 140 year history, the edifice now containing Kerridge’s Bar and Grill has hosted everything from Jazz Age Cabarets to a stint as the Ministry of Defence’s home away from home. Since 2011 it has been the 5-star Corinthia Hotel and after we stumbled in...

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Cafe Tangerine opens its doors at the Institut francais

Cafe Tangerine opens its doors at the Institut francais

The Institut français is delighted to announce the opening of Café Tangerine, a new cafe-restaurant within its cultural centre in South Kensington. High-quality food, creative dishes and great flavours combined with stylish settings, a welcoming environment and a relaxing atmosphere will be on the menu of Café Tangerine. Part of...

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Bao Kitchen, Harrods

Bao Kitchen, Harrods

Bao Kitchen on the fourth floor of Harrod’s boasts the best duck sauce in London, but the roast duck is hardly the only bite you can enjoy at the restaurant.  Bao Kitchen, located on the fourth floor of Harrod’s, is open Monday-Saturday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm...

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Sunday Beef Club at Rotunda, King’s Cross

Sunday Beef Club at Rotunda, King’s Cross

The success of King’s Cross’s dalliance with gentrification has seen so many high-end restaurant’s spring up in the crenulated shadow of St Pancras that it’s easy to forget that it was not ever thus. Rotunda, a gloriously airy bar and restaurant with a wheel-like shape to match its name, saw...

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Polpo Chelsea

Polpo Chelsea

Polpo Chelsea is one of a small network of Polpos that have exploded out across London. Russell Norman’s original successful attempt at creating a Venetian bàcaro in the heart of Soho has found an appreciative audience amongst London’s fickle gastronauts. Polpo has had enough success that it’s evolved into the...

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Crabanatomy

Crabanatomy

Crabanatomy 5A Berners Street, Fitzrovia London W1T 3LF To book a table please click here  London does not want for concept-restaurants or pop-ups, so it was with some hard-earned scepticism that I first scuttled across the threshold of Crabanatomy. This pop up, rather literally named with nearly all dishes featuring...

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The Baptist Grill at L’Oscar

The Baptist Grill at L’Oscar

For the uninitiated, a group which I belonged to until very recently, L’Oscar is a boutique hotel overlooking Holborn’s Southampton Row like a stately castle. Its facade exudes that mannered form of sophisticated luxury both seductive and somewhat intimidating for the more budget conscious. If you let yourself be enticed...

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Oslo Hackney

Oslo Hackney

Hackney still has that edgy feel. Its less all-out trendy than Shoreditch, and a big Victorian explorers beard is very much optional here. It’s diverse, hip, and still clinging on to a bit of its myriad roots. Landmarks like the Hackney Empire attract big name comedians anxious to cement their...

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Claude Bosi at Bibendum

Claude Bosi at Bibendum

I have quite a belief in the wellbeing provided by being served good food in an inspirational environment, but this time I really took some liberties. After a 20 hour day before, I’d crawled in at 2am, showered, got a second wind then finally said hello to my bed at...

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Zheng, Sydney Street

Zheng, Sydney Street

Saunter up the steps to Zheng and sitting proudly, and perhaps ever-so-slightly in your face is a very complimentary review by Giles Coren pasted on to a board. Confident, or perhaps tempting fate? Either way, you can`t ignore the fact that “The Times” restaurant critic for the past 25 years...

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