Carving out space on the hotel's ground floor, The Connaught is bringing back its legendary restaurant The Connaught Grill with Jean-Georges Vongerichten providing a modern take on grill room classics.
It seems that a high-profile residency is becoming a key thing to do before you open your own restaurant these days. The residencies at 10 Heddon Street are the best examples and now chef Daisuke Hayashi is getting ready to preview his new Mayfair restaurant Roketsu with a residency at Brown's.
Hayashi came to London after training at the Kikunoi Ryotei restaurant in Kyoto and has been Executive
Aussie chef Shaun Presland is the latest chef to pop up for a residency at 10 Heddon Street. We went along to try his much-vaunted take on sushi.
Daniel Humm has opened London's most eagerly anticipated new restaurant. How does it shape up? We went along to find out.
Sibling duo Victoria and Grace Sheppard are behind new cafe/events space Queens which is opening in Mayfair in spring. They'll be combining their experience in hospitality and interior design respectively for their artisan coffee shop. Victoria was recently running the marketing for UMU & The Greenhouse while Grace project manages interior design projects for high net worth clients at luxury property company Chartwell.
Queens will be
We catch up with top chef Theo Randall for five key lessons about cooking - the Italian way.
It closed after a fire earlier this year, but one of London's most popular restaurants is on the way back as Gymkhana has revealed plans to reopen. They've taken time to renovate the restaurant while it's been closed, although the main ground floor keeps much of the same design as before (no bad thing).
It's the basement which has had much more of a renovation.
This sees Daniel Humm take over the main restaurant at Claridge's. With his Eleven Madison Park regularly touted as one of the very best restaurants in New York (not to mention topping the World's 50 Best list), the expectations for this London opening are sky-high.
News hit social media last night that the well-respected chef Alyn Williams - who runs the Michelin-starred restaurant at The Westbury - has been dismissed from the hotel.
According to trade title The Caterer, Williams told them he'd been dismissed last month, after using the hotel
If you're the kind of person who goes full-on crazy for Christmas, then you'll be wanting to stop by Mayfair restaurant 34 at some point over the festive period. As this picture shows they've got ever so slightly OTT with their decorations this year.
The installation called Miracle at 34 has turned the restaurant interior into something resembling a major shop's Christmas department, featuring no fewer than 14,000 decorations and 8.400
For their tenth annual Christmas tree unveiling, Claridge's have completely outdone themselves. This year, the tree - designed by shoemaker to the stars Christian Louboutin - comes complete with a festive train carriage you can dine in.
The Loubi Express takes up the section of the hotel's lobby under the stairs. Looking for the world like something you'd see an animated Tom Hanks welcoming you aboard, the
Mayfair's first food hall is, as you might imagine, a glamorous affair. Set in a Grade I listed church it has everything from a crypt wine bar to pizzeria, roof terrace and grocery store. We went to check it out.
Le Comptoir Robuchon in Mayfair aims to keep the legacy of Joel Robuchon alive. We head down to try it out (and their amazing pureed potato).
Update: See our Test Drive of Mercato Mayfair here
We'll be honest with you, it's been over a year since we first announced details of Mercato Mayfair - the second market from the folk behind Mercato Metropolitano. Since then things had gone so
Updated 5/11/19 with menu and opening date
Chris Leach and David Carter excellent residency at 10 Heddon Street is over (but they'll be back in another permanent location soon). And that means it's time for
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