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The Northern Lights: London’s favourite Nordic inspired restaurants

The Northern Lights: London’s favourite Nordic inspired restaurants

From glögg, smörgåsbord and Swedish meatballs to the more obscure pickled herring and lutfkisk, there are now plenty of places to try Nordic food in the capital, including some new approaches to these traditionally hearty cuisines. Here [read more]

Kitchenette | Restaurant review

Kitchenette
RESTAURANT REVIEW

Kitchenette, located on Putney Bridge Road, sounds intriguing enough; the latest outpost of a chain based mainly in Turkey and Russia, its website boasts of a menu inspired by Mediterranean dishes but also “international [read more]

La Giaconda | Restaurant review

La Giaconda
RESTAURANT REVIEW

Better known as a Mecca for London musicians than for its culinary merits, Denmark Street hosts unpretentious Bowie-hangout-café-cum-dining-room La Giaconda. Having recently re-opened in November 2013, the restaurant serves [read more]

Burns Night in London 2014

Burns Night in London 2014

This Saturday marks possibly the biggest event on the Scottish calendar – Burns Night. A celebration of the life and work of the country’s national poet, Robert Burns, the main event is a traditional Haggis supper and for many, a few [read more]

Blackfoot in Exmouth Market | Restaurant review

Blackfoot in Exmouth Market
RESTAURANT REVIEW

Blackfoot, the recently opened pork-centric venture of Tom Ward and Allegra McEvedy, is a small venue in Exmouth Market which finds its success from nose to tail.  Its front of house are knowledgeable and friendly – one can only [read more]

London’s best NYE menus

London’s best NYE menus

New Year’s Eve, like Christmas but organised at the very last minute, is over-sold by food and drink establishments and almost always under-delivered. Before you know it, this one night – your last excuse to get very merry with the [read more]

Taste of London 2013 at Regent’s Park

Taste of London 2013 at Regent’s Park

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, Taste of London is a very slick affair that plays host to some of London’s top chefs and restaurants within the refined greenery of Regent’s Park. It has become a firm fixture on the [read more]

Restaurant review: Carom at Meza, the most eclectic mix in Soho

Restaurant review: Carom at Meza, the most eclectic mix in Soho

For more than a decade, 100 Wardour Street has been associated with the glamour and glitz of London dining, epitomised with Terence Conran’s Mezzo. Since Mezzo, the site has undergone several makeovers, with the most recent being Carom, [read more]

Restaurant review: Gregg’s Table

Restaurant review: Gregg’s Table

Opening a restaurant is on many people’s wish list, but only a few manage to fulfil this ambition. Nonetheless, if your name is Gregg Wallace and you happen to be a host and judge on BBC’s Masterchef, then dreams can come true. [read more]

London’s best cheap places to eat

London’s best cheap places to eat

It doesn’t have to be expensive to dine out in London; you just need to know where to go. Fancy a burger like this one tonight? Head to Gourmet Burger Kitchen. Photo: GBK Here are some of the best and cheapest restaurants to choose from: [read more]

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