French chef Thierry Laborde is back in London and this time he's bringing a taste of southern France to cobbled Bruton Place.
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We only recently revisited the Guinea Grill ourselves to remind us why this Young's pub is one of London's best steak restaurants (not to mention top Mayfair pub). And now it looks like there will be another reason to head there - it's launching a breakfast that it describes as "unlike any
The team behind Quality Chop House, Clipstone and Portland turn to Mayfair and Italy for their fourth restaurant, taking over the space at Bonhams.
Here at Hot Dinners, we do write a lot about brand new restaurants opening in London - but it's just as important to celebrate the stalwarts of the scene. And El Pirata in Mayfair, which is about to reach its 25th year in business, is definitely one of those. They're even saying they'll have served 6 million tapas dishes by the time of the anniversary.
And the Spanish tapas
The Guinea Grill has been serving up excellent steaks since the 1950s and their reputation is only getting greater. We pop down to put those steaks to the test.
Jason Atherton is closing his Little Social restaurant and launching a new concept in its place. Whereas Little Social was focused on French bistro food, No.5 Social will be all about seasonal British produce and will be led by Executive Chef Kostas Papathanasiou
Emilia sees the Quality Chop House team take over the restaurant at Bonhams Auction House. It's inspired by the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna.
Inspired by the Lucknow region's Awadhi cooking, chef and restaurateur Dhruv Mittal is opening a restaurant with all manner of biryanis, kebabs and lunchtime quick bites.
This classic Mayfair restaurant is pure establishment but it's also supremely welcoming to newcomers.
Yes, London has some of the World's Best Bars (and a certain upcoming opening is a definite contender for next year's no 1) but lately, we've seen some of the best bars elsewhere in the world come to us too. So if you've ever fancied visiting the best
We may be seeing a slowdown in restaurant openings in London at the moment, but there are also some classic restaurants that are still going very strong indeed. And one of them is Momo in Mayfair, which is celebrating its 23rd year serving up Moroccan cuisine with a huge makeover. They've had Mourad Mazouz in (sketch) to spruce the place up with a brand new interior (pictured above) as well as an extended terrace (with heaters when needed, of
Atul Kochhar's first new restaurant after Benares is this Mayfair spot focusing on lesser-known Indian dishes
Pasticceria Marchesi is one of Italy's institutions, serving up pastries and more since 1824. Now they're coming to London with all the favourites from the Milan original intact, including their classic panettone.
Given that they're usually the ones providing the hospitality, there's nothing London's restaurant folk like more than a good party themselves. And the annual Galette des Rois hosted by Helene Darroze at The Connaught is hands-down one of the best of the year.
Last night, throngs of chefs, food writers and restaurateurs pitched up at the hotel in Mayfair for the now-traditional January shindig. In the crowd, we spotted Raymond Blanc (who ...
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