Up in Highgate there's a gastropub with a serious wine list that you need to put on your must-try list
A historic London pub has been reinvigorated with the arrival of top chef Henry Harris. We went to check out the new look Coach
Eight London pubs made this year's 50 Best Gastropubs list - here's why
Shaun Hill's Abergavenny inn is THE place to visit if you're in the area - so we popped along to check it out.
It was a tragic day when The Truscott Arms was forced to close, and not just for lovers of its famous roasts. Now, the upmarket boozer is back to great fanfare, and not least of all because the former head chef of top Kensington French restaurant Racine will be leading the charge…
Irish chef who made a name for himself at the late lamented Truscott Arms is back cooking at another London pub
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In a nutshell: Traditional beer and British-Bavarian pub food in Notting Hill
Summing it all up: Notting Hill’s newest refurbished pub will have unpasteurised beer served straight from the tank, and a menu packed with Bavarian dishes which should go down a treat with the intense flavours of the beer.
Down in Deptford the food scene is going great guns - and now there's a cracking new gastropub to entice locals. The Brookmill, which opens just after the August bank holiday, is the sister pub to The Great North Wood.
For a gastropub its foodie credentials are impeccable with the kitchen headed up by chef Olly Marlowe who was previously sous chef at the Michelin-starred The Glasshouse and Chez Bruce.
Olly's menu sounds pretty amazing with sample dishes
We hear that Michelin-starred chef and his brother, Cedric, have just bought a new pub. They're take over the Swan Inn in Esher which will be welcome news, we expect, for the locals.
Head chef will Justin West, who has previously worked with Claude while the pub manager will be Joseph Hendriks who was at the brothers' previous west London pub, The Fox & Grapes in Wimbledon Village.
The food sounds pretty lovely;
Looks like Hackney and Highgate are your best London neighbourhoods for boozers with particularly good grub. That's the verdict anyway of the Top 50 Gastropub list (put together by the Morning Advertiser and Estrella). Both boroughs have top pubs each among the 10 London pubs on the list published this week.
The London pubs are as follows:
Kentish Town is about to get a new pub. Well actually it's an old pub, given a new look, but an old name. Confused? Let us enlighten you.
What was most recently The Bluebell and before that The Westport Inn on Malden Road, was for years before that known as The Gipsy Queen. Now the couple who run popular nearby gastropub The Grafton, Susie Clarke and Joel Czopor, have taken it over and are planning to reopen it at the end of June. And they're giving it back its