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Alto from the San Carlo group is Selfridges' new rooftop restaurant

Building on their partnership in other stores, Selfridges' Oxford Street store is the latest to get into bed with the San Carlo restaurant group who'll be launching Alto in the store's iconic rooftop space.

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Eric Lanlard is putting on a mile-high afternoon tea for Virgin Atlantic

Looking for something with a little more panache when you take to the skies for a holiday? And have a sweet tooth? Then Eric Lanlard may have something for you. The pastry chef has joined up with Virgin Atlantic to launch afternoon tea in their Clubhouses - and then on board. 

First up - the Clubhouses. it kicks off this month in Heathrow and includes: 

  • Prosciutto, sunblushed tomato an…

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Harrods unveils its Fine Wines and Spirits Rooms

Over in Knightbridge, Harrods are continuing their massive makeover of their Food Halls one by one and today the Fine Wines & Spirits Rooms are the latest to be revealed.

With the aim to "change perceptions on the world of wines and spirits" they'll be categorising wine by terroirs in an attempt to persuade purchasers to go outside their comfort zone. In keeping with that exploration the…

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The Lebanese Bakery are bringing their flatbreads from Beirut to Covent Garden

Originally a hit in Beirut, the Lebanese Bakery is coming a long way for its second restaurant - to Covent Garden. Set up by two brothers, expect Lebanese flatbreads to be the main draw.…

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Simit by Mandira has a turkish bagel menu for its Spitalfields Market opening

 

If you already know about Mandira from their yoghurt bar in Covent Garden, you'll be pleased to know they're making the trip to Spitalfields Market - and this time their bagels will be the order of the day with Simit by Mandira.

As you might imagine from the name, this is mainly focused Simit Turkish bread, in bagel form. On the menu will be Halloumi + Tomato Paste, Toasted T…

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Babel House is introducing Mayfair to the delights of Odessan food

This Mayfair restaurant takes its inspiration from the countries that surround the Black Sea, with a particular focus on Odessa - so expect a lot of seafood delivered from the market there.…

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CHIK'N is relaunching as an express Chick 'n' Sours with new burgers

If you've been wondering why CHIK'N on Baker Street is currently closed, then let us enlighten you. The team are working behind the scenes to turn it into more of an ‘express’ Chick ‘n’ Sours with more attitude to the dishes and a restaurant that's "more chilled to sit in now". And to that end, they're bringing in three new sandwiches and one amazing sounding special.

They'll be keeping two…

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Gordon Ramsay has opened Street Pizza doing bottomless pizza at One New Change

Gordon Ramsay has just switched the ground floor of his restaurant at One New Change into a pizza restaurant. The selling point? This one is doing bottomless pizzas for just £15.…

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Cereal Grind in Whitechapel is London's first hotel cereal cafe

If your day needs something seriously sugary to kickstart it, then head over to this new East London hotel where the all day cafe is serving up cereal cocktails and crazy shakes.…

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Laki Kane tiki bar is opening on Islington's Upper Street this summer

Ex-Mahiki bar manager Georgi Radev is bringing his love of rum and all thing tropical to Islington with a tiki bar where you can mix your own rums and enjoy crazy cocktails.…

Read more: Laki Kane tiki bar is opening on Islington's Upper Street this summer

BOB's Lobster Wine Bar and Kitchen is opening at London Bridge - updated

Bob's Lobster are the latest to graduate from street food markets to a place they can call their own. They're setting up shop in the arches of the fully revamped London Bridge station. And yes, there will be lobster.…

Read more: BOB's Lobster Wine Bar and Kitchen is opening at London Bridge - updated

Grays and Feather are opening a sparkling wine bar in Covent Garden

With a wine merchants business and a stall on the South Bank under their belt, Grays and Feather are getting ready to open their first wine bar. And it's all devoted to sparkling wines.…

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Homeslice are bringing their huge pizzas to White City

The openings at White City are growing apace with another on the way to the revamped BBC Television Centre. This time it's the turn of Homeslice, which has come a long way from stalls at street food markets to this, their fifth restaurant in the city. 

Expect all the usual Homeslice fare - huge wood-fired 20" pizzas with toppings that include Margherita and Salami, Rocket & Parmesan…

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We dive into Sexy Fish's Mayfair new sustainable cocktail menu

Sexy Fish, one of Mayfair's busiest and unashamedly flamboyant venues is looking to change their image (before you panic, rest assured - the wagyu gyoza aren't going anywhere). With a renewed focus on zero waste and use of sustainable ingredients, the team are now looking to step up the profile of The Bar.

Led by Caprice Holdings' bar director Xavier Landais, The Bar at Sexy Fish has recently lau…

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