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Test Driving Restaurant Ours - Tom Sellers in Kensington

We head to South Kensington to see what Restaurant Story's Tom Sellers is serving up at his second place, Restaurant Ours

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Test Driving the Lighterman - a bespoke bar and restaurant for King's Cross

We head over to Granary Square in King's Cross to see what the people behind Percy and Founders have in store with The Lighterman. …

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Test Driving Sexy Fish salads and a whole lot of Japanese whisky

The Mayfair's star-spotting hangout now has a sexy salad selection on offer for summer. We went to check it out…

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Test Driving Hemsley and Hemsley at Selfridges

It's not just bone broth and spiralised courgetti: with two cookbooks and a new TV show on the way - Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley have now opened their first cafe inside the new Body Studio at Selfridges. We popped in to try out their brunch menu - and yes, there is a sausage sandwich.

What's it all about?

Selfridges have had a big overhaul - transforming the third floor into a haven of healthy li…

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Test Driving the new weekday breakfast at The Ivy

For the first time in 100 years the Ivy is doing weekday breakfasts - we check it out…

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Test Driving Cherish Finden's afternoon tea in Palm Court at the Langham

Cherish Finden has found fame with the BBC's Bake Off Creme de la Creme - we went to The Langham to see what her own cakes are like...…

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Test Driving The Guinea Grill - steak and history in Mayfair

 This historical hostelry is a must for anyone who likes their steak…

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Test Driving the new grill menu at Chiltern Firehouse

We make a return trip to Chiltern Firehouse to find out what Nuno Mendes is cooking on his new wood grill.…

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Test Driving Chinese Laundry - with a family-style Chinese menu for Spring

We pop down Islington's Upper Street for a look at Chinese Laundry - a Chinese restaurant with a difference. …

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Test Driving Le Bun - French burgers with aplomb off Leicester Square

The French burger and bun specialists Le Bun have found a new spot to take over. We went to Leicester House to check them out...…

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