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Delamina, from the Strut and Cluck team, is a taste of the Eastern Med on Marylebone Lane

The couple who opened turkey restaurant Strut & Cluck in Shoreditch are now behind this new Eastern Mediterranean kitchen on Marylebone Lane

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Scottish, French and Mexican chefs line up for Carousel’s next chef residency programme

Marylebone’s Carousel has just announced its next run of guest chef residencies coming in over the next two months, and there's plenty of interesting faces, from Edinburgh's up-and-coming Scott Smith to ingredient-focused Anton Orjollet, and the return of the award-winning Santiago Lastra.

First up on 6-10 February is Glasgow’s Rosie Healey, who cut her teeth at Ottolenghi and Jago before moving…

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P Franco's next resident chef will be George Tomlin

If you're not familiar with P Franco, let us enlighten you. Put simply, it's a wine shop and bar in Clapton. But it's one which manages to get some of the brightest up and coming stars in London to be in charge of the food.

Note that we don't say who's "in the kitchen" because P Franco doesn't have one. Instead, there are induction hobs at the end of the large sharing table that dominates the cen…

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Which Wich sandwich shop is coming to London

Another US chain is looking to make a splash in London with the arrival of Which Wich. It's a build your own sandwich place with all manner of options available to you.…

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Authentique Epicerie and Bar to open on Fortess Road

All-French team join forces to open this wine bar on Fortess Road, which will also sell French food and serve as a wine store too.…

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What's the best London restaurant to be a regular at?

Yesterday, restaurateur Stevie Parle (Palatino, Rotorino, Pastaio) took to Twitter to ask a great question.

He went on to elaborate; "A place that really looks after its regulars, food you can eat at least once a week and service that gives a shit. Like river caff but not west and not only fo…

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Michelin-starred room service as Marcus Wareing steps up to offer private catering at The Berkeley

Here’s one for the next time you win the lottery. Knightsbridge's luxer-than-luxe 5* hotel The Berkeley has just unveiled its brand new, sweeping-skyline-views-glass-roofed Pavilion Suites. And if you’re in such a ritzy room, it’d surely be a shame to leave it simply to acquire your evening meal, so why not choose room service, now available from none other than Michelin-starred celeb chef Marcus…

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Shu Xiangge arrives in Chinatown with authentic Sichuan hotpots

There are 80 ingredients for you to build your ideal hotpot from at this sizable new Chinatown restaurant, from traditional tripe and aorta to Wagyu beef and seafood.…

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CHIK'N are popping up at the Camden Roundhouse

If you've ever found yourself with a fried chicken craving in Camden, then we have good news for you. Masters of the fried chicken sandwich, CHIK'N are popping up in the Camden Roundhouse. And there are new dishes too. 

On the first pop-up menu (1st - 4th Feb) will be:

  • Sandwiches that include: Straight Up CHIK'N and three specials - Gangnam Style, Tamarind Express, Baja Tex Mex (v…

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Gillray's have supersized the Yorkshire pudding and we're all for it

Whether it's the cold weather or our general need for carbs, London has currently got a bit of pash for Yorkshire puddings. Last week we reported on a new Liverpool Street pub doing bottomless yorkies - now a riverside restaurant is supersizing them.

Gillray's over at the London Marriott Hotel County Hall has always been a place serving up British classics. But the dish of note on their new a la…

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Test Driving Kudu: this Peckham brunch showcases some serious talent

We swung south of the river for a top Saturday brunch and came away wanting to try loads more of the menu at this new Peckham opening.…

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Tonkotsu are the latest restaurant to open at the Battersea Power Station development

Tonkotsu are opening their latest ramen restaurant at Battersea Power Station, the latest in an impressive line-up of restaurants to open at the iconic space. The Battersea branch will have seating for 26 inside and a further 26 outside on the terrace, as well as having takeaway and delivery options.

On the menu as well as their trademark ramen, you can expect gyoza and Eat The Bits chilli c…

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Bryn Williams's new Somerset House restaurant will showcase Welsh produce

Odette's chef Bryn Williams is set to open a fruit and veg focused restaurant overlooking the river at Somerset House…

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Fred Sirieix heads all-star chef line-up for 2018's Chocs for Chance

Eating chocolate at any time is a pleasurable experience. But eating chocolate and doing good at the same time is way better. So we're hugely behind the return of Chocs for Chance - a charity auction co-founded by Fred Sirieix of First Dates fame (and also General Manager at Galvin at Windows restaurant).

The idea is simple. Top chefs create some amazing boxes of chocolates. They're raffled in an…

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Banh Bao Brothers comes to the Waterloo Leake Street Tunnels with Vietnamese food

One of the first openings in the redeveloped Leake Street tunnels by Waterloo will be this Vietnamese restaurant and cocktail bar serving up noodles and Banh baos - their take on the traditional breakfast bun…

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