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9 Top Restaurants for Vegetarians

So you’ve tried every new type of food you can to quench your ever inquisitive appetite for the new and exciting, from the finest Mayfair eateries to the pop-ups of Shoreditch, and you’re wondering what else is out there? Well maybe you’ve been missing an obvious hive of new flavours in the form of vegetarian restaurants. Before you start getting trauma flashbacks from being forced to eat your greens as a child we challenge you to walk in to any of the following restaurants and not walk out thinking that our herbivore amigos may be on to something.

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Sardine’s New Summer Prix Fixe Menu

Prix fixe menus are often underrated – but they should be given more time, because they’re a great way to see what a restaurant has to offer, often with a menu that changes weekly if not daily and at a rate that means you can go back and try the menu more than once and without having to wait until pay day. So, you’re in luck that Alex Jackson has just launched a new summer menu at Sardine, the Southern French restaurant in Shoreditch. The menu is going to change several times a week, but you can expect the likes […]

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rhubarb launch Virtuous Vs Indulgence menu at Goodwood

For those planning on a day at the races, Goodwood’s official food partner, rhubarb, has launched two new menus, because of course, races aren’t just about the racing, they’re about the food too…well we like to think so. Available in their private boxes, the menus are exact opposites of each other. Depending on how you feel you can choose to either be virtuous or indulgent and the choice isn’t easy. Perfect for when the hot weather has you craving something lighter, the virtuous menu begins with kale and ginger shots and canapes such as yellow fin tuna tartare, smashed avocado […]

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Where to Go During Wimbledon

Copious amounts of strawberries and creams, litres of Pimms and a suddenly a country full of tennis experts – it must be Wimbledon! We’re now three days into it and if you haven’t had at least two glasses of Champagne and talked about Andy Murray in the last hour you need to up your game. If you’re looking for somewhere to watch the games or you just want to show your appreciation through eating then read on… The Hyde Bar The Hyde Bar at The Royal Park Hotel have launched two new Wimbledon Experiences – both include two nights in […]

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Harry Potter Supper Club

Harry Potter recently has celebrated their 20 year anniversary, which coincidently marks 20 years of us waiting for our Hogwarts acceptance letter. Whilst we still blame Mr Dursley for hiding it, how about we present you with an invitation to the next best thing? A Harry Potter inspired dinner series. The sorting hat has spoken and chosen the best selection of Harry Potter themed food and drink (yes, there is butter beer). And what is anything Harry Potter themed without puns? The seven course dinner is complete with them too. This includes a Hogwarts Letter Amuse Bouche, an edible rice […]

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14 Venues that Opened in June

Yes, June may have been an uncomfortably hot month, but in the culinary world, things were heating up in a good way. We’ve seen The Ivy Collection, Cottons and Raymond Blanc all expand their empires, while there have been new bar concepts like Nine Lives and Coupette. Whether you’re feeling classic or adventurous, here are 12 venues you’ll be wanting to check out… The Ivy City Garden The Ivy grew their collection this month with the opening of The Ivy City Garden. The menu features Ivy favourites such as shepherd’s pie, brioche crumbed chicken Milanese with fried hen’s eggs and […]

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Where to Celebrate Independence Day

Next Tuesday is 4th July, which for all our State side friends is Independence Day. So you’re not American, that’s fine, London’s restaurants are stepping up to the mark, so that even if we aren’t celebrating independence we can just cheer up our Tuesday with a whole load of hot dogs, burgers, cocktails, pancakes and baseball. Fine by us. Mondrian London Honouring the hotel’s American heritage, Mondrian London will be celebrating July 4th with a one-off American menu of classics such as baby back ribs and hard shakes in the hotel’s restaurant, Sea Containers at Mondrian London. Over in the […]

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The Handbook Meets Mint Leaf’s Head Chef

Having recently launched their Sunday bottomless brunch and a firm favourite when it comes to Indian restaurants in London, we caught up with Mint Leaf Haymarket’s head chef Rajinder Pandey. Part of the original team who opened Mint Leaf back in Haymarket back in 2003, Rajinder has returned to the team after travelling throughout India. We caught up with him to discuss how Indian cuisine has evolved and his tips for success. What did you learn on your travels that you have now brought back to Mint Leaf? That authenticity is key. Individual regional cuisines and street food are such […]

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Quaglino’s Hosts Classic Murder Mystery Evenings

Admit it as you watch Lewis/Luther/Miss Marple/Silent Witness (delete as applicable) you think that you could be a detective, you of course guessed who did it, long before the others had a clue. So, put your skills to the test (and your money where your mouth is, because you can’t just be all talk) by heading to Quaglino’s for their murder mystery evenings. First up will be the mystery of the Blue Majesty –a diamond of 3,000 carats has been unearthed in an African mine and it’s going to give more than 1,000 diamonds. As you can imagine the shareholders […]

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Italian Gelato Delicatessen Opens

Just as winter is the time to gorge on mince pies, summer is the time to eat all the gelato and today we welcome a new place to get our dairy fix – Unico. Opening in Notting Hill, the new Italian delicatessen is run by the team behind one of Bologna’s best -loved gelaterias, Cremeria Funivia. Made on site in the gelato lab, flavours include pistachio, due torri – mascarpone gelato with chocolate and hazelnut sauce; cremino – white chocolate infused with hazelnut and the signature, Notting Hill – fior di Bufala gelato drizzled with Aceto Balsamico di Modena. Alongside […]

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Soho’s Pudding Restaurant Opens

Want some news that is 100% guaranteed to brighten your day? If your day wasn’t look great, this is going to boost it and if your day was already going well, well, just take this an added extra. Ready? Today sees the opening of Chin Chin Club… a dedicated dessert restaurant opening in Soho. Yep, a whole restaurant just for puddings. Heavenly. They started out in Camden Market as a little shop, with a big reputation as one of the best ice cream parlours in London and now they are moving to a permanent spot on Greek Street. On the […]

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A New Kind of Afternoon Tea Comes to Blakes

When éclair brand Maitre Choux and tea specialists Lalani & Co. come together to create the perfect Chelsea-style afternoon tea, you can expect great things. The unique dining experience will be available at Blakes hotel from 9th June and they’ve got the perfect pairings that will make you wonder why they didn’t come up with this idea sooner. Lalani & Co have been hard at work with three Michelin-star pastry Chef Joakim Prat from Maitre Choux’s Kensington residence to match the right tea with the right pastry. It’s no easy feat let us assure you. There will be four pairings […]

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