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Michelin-starred Chef Simon Rogan shifts his focus to opening London's smallest restaurant

Michelin-starred Chef Simon Rogan shifts his focus to opening London's smallest restaurant With two-Michelin stars already under his built, Chef Simon Rogan is taking on a new culinary challenge, opening what has to be London's smallest restaurant later in the year. Aulis will be based in a secret Central London location and will cater for a maximum of 8 diners at a time. Following the... Read more >

Radio Alice Clapham - London Restaurant Review

Radio Alice Clapham - London Restaurant Review Having visited the Hoxton site not too long ago, I was eager to try out Radio Alice Clapham and see whether it could live up to the cloud-touching high standards of its sister venue. Named after a pirate radio station in Bologna, the pizzeria has been turning heads with its unique dough-making... Read more >

Oslo Hackney - London Restaurant Bar Review

Oslo Hackney - London Restaurant Bar Review Just a few steps from Hackney Central station is Oslo, the Nordic restaurant, bar, live music venue and club that's famous around East London for its relaxed, fun-loving day times and its party atmosphere come the night. Hearing good things about their Nordic menu, I hopped on the Overground to see... Read more >

El Pirata - London Restaurant Review

El Pirata - London Restaurant Review If you’re familiar with First Dates, you’ll know that Fred Sirieix is one of the country’s most lovable TV personalities. This year, he named El Pirata as one of his favourite romantic restaurants in London; and although I haven't been on his show to find the love of my life yet... Read more >

Couple behind Gunpowder and Madame D's are opening a third Spitalfields restaurant

Couple behind Gunpowder and Madame D's are opening a third Spitalfields restaurant Gunpowder and Madame D's in Spitalfields have been creating waves since they opened, and now the husband and wife team behind them are opening a third restaurant. Gul and Sepoy will also be located near Liverpool Street, on Commercial Street, and will be a two-concept restaurant. The menu is split... Read more >

Roka Canary Wharf - London Restaurant Bar Review

Roka Canary Wharf - London Restaurant Bar Review Canary Wharf gets a bit of a bad rap for being soulless. That probably has something to do with all the big, scary office buildings looming over you and all the big, scary businesspeople funnelling out of them who would push you into the road if it meant getting to the DLR thirty seconds quicker.... Read more >

Unique Japanese food and a hidden bar found in new Mayfair restaurant Cubé

Unique Japanese food and a hidden bar found in new Mayfair restaurant Cubé Authentic Japanese cuisine is the goal of Cubé, serving up traditional Japanese dishes that are rarely found outside of the country itself. The venue is designed by the people behind famous Chinatown spot Bubblewrap – which you probably know as the one with queues running down the... Read more >

Calling all goths at heart, is this London's first vampire pizzeria?

Calling all goths at heart, is this London's first vampire pizzeria? 'Look at your reflection in the mirror. You're a creature of the night Michael, just like out of a comic book!' I'll be honest, I have a bit of a TV type, and if it isn't Spike from Buffy, it's Kiefer Sutherland in Lost Boys. My type is clearly peroxide blondes with a thirst for blood, just... Read more >

Enjoy a castle banquet, themed sets and immersive music at London's new bewitching secret event

Enjoy a castle banquet, themed sets and immersive music at London's new bewitching secret event Part theatre, part concert, The Night's Darkling Glory weaves stunning live music into a consuming story line. A true sensory experiment, In Night's Darkling Glory is the latest live music immersive experience arriving in London this October. Setting up shop somewhere near London Bridge, the... Read more >

The Drift Review - London Restaurant Reviews

The Drift Review - London Restaurant Reviews With nine London restaurants under their belt, four of which opened in 2017; restaurant group Drake and Morgan quite clearly know what they’re doing. With this knowledge in mind, it’s fair to say I jumped at the chance to visit their Liverpool Street venue, The Drift. Venue and... Read more >

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