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Avobar in Covent Garden will be London's first avocado restaurant

Wondering if we've gone peak London? Wonder no further as Covent Garden prepares to welcome the city's first permanent avocado all day restaurant

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Bristol’s walled garden restaurant The Ethicurean pops up on the John Lewis’s rooftop

Those who’ve been entranced by the sound of Bristol’s charming walled garden restaurant The Ethicurean, but haven’t made it over yet, will soon be able to try their menu when they pop up on the John Lewis rooftop.

It’s the latest restaurant to set up in the department store’s rooftop pop-up space, The Gardening Society.

Although famous for charmingly British food with a countryside edge - Victori…

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Kricket and Honest Burgers create a Keralan Fried Chicken burger

Honest Burger and Kricket fans rejoice - the two are teaming up for a brand new creation that's inspired by a Kricket fave - the Keralan Fried Chicken burger. 

It'll feature Kricket’s Indian-spiced fried chicken with "a secret blend of Keralan herbs and spices and a chilli and garlic mayo". That will be familiar to those who have been to Kricket (and if you haven't, we re…

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Simon Rogan's Aulis returns to London as a herald for Roganic

In advance of the much-anticipated return of Roganic, Simon Rogan's Aulis sets up a new spot in London. It's an intimate 8-seater space that lets you preview food before it hits his restaurants…

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Joe Allen is launching a piano weekend brunch with show tunes

If your idea of welcoming in the weekend involves curling up with the papers quietly at home, then we're pretty sure that the new Joe Allen brunch won't be for you.

On the other hand, if you love the idea of someone belting out Defying Gravity or Luck Be A Lady while you knock back a Bloody Mary or two, then this is right up your street.

The piano brunch runs all weekend with a soundtrack of live…

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Mortimer House Kitchen will be Mortimer House's open-to-the-public all day restaurant

You’ll normally need a membership to gain access to Mortimer House, Fitzrovia’s new “premium workspace and wellbeing destination”. Or skip that part, and head straight to the restaurant for all-day dining. Plus, for avo fiends - the breakfast menu has a separate avocado section...…

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Aussie chain Doughnut Time is opening on Shaftesbury Avenue

Popular Australian doughnut company is on the move and the first of a UK rollout will be its store on Shaftesbury Avenue…

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Lunchtime dumpling giveaway at King's Cross

Fancy free dumplings this week? Of course you do. Head to King's Cross station on Wednesday lunchtime and look out for a towering cart of dumplings outside the station. It's there to publicise the opening of the new W Hotel in Shanghai.

W Shanghai – The Bund has come up with a London-inspired Chinese ‘Wake Up Wonton’ designed by chef Ning Ma of Mamalan. Based on traditional Chinese noodle soup, N…

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Magnus Reid from Legs is behind the menu at The Perception at W London

It's all change at the W London just off Leicester Square, as they've just opened a new bar and lounge called The Perception.

And while the bar and their cocktails do look impressive, it's their new "dining series" which is the most interesting. They'll be hosting long residencies there, where they recruit top chefs to come and take over the menu. And first up is Magnus Reid, the man behind Hackn…

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Paddington’s The Pilgrm hotel adds all-day charcuterie and international plates

Drawing on local inspiration from Borough Market, and not-so-local inspiration, The Pilgrm will be catering to the Paddington crowd with menus they're billing as “journeys in themselves”.…

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The line up for Auction Against Hunger 2017 is announced

31/10/17 - updated with the full list of dishes

Auction Against Hunger is back once more for 2017, and it's as strong a line up as ever.

For the event, which is now in its fifth year, 10 of London's chefs will be piling into Borough Market's big hall to whip up a special, one-off fundraiser menu, alongside local traders. 

And now we've got the full list of what you can expect on the night:…

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Brixton gets a new teahouse Treats & Ting

Treats & Tings is refashioning itself in Brixton as a new culture and community-focused teahouse.

Not to be confused with the nearby Fish, Wings & Tings in Brixton Village, Treats & Ting will have a menu laden with paninis, salads and soups. There'll be Caribbean-influenced grub like curry goat and oxtail, too, and vegan and veggie options. On the desserts sides of things, there'll be…

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Pidgin, Temper, Cook for Syria and more win at the 2017 OFM Awards

It's fair to say there are a lot of restaurant awards throughout the year - with stars, rosettes and more given out all over the place. But if there's one that we always look forward to all year long, it's the Observer Food Monthly Awards (they really do know how to throw a good bash). Last night's festivities were presided over by the paper's restaurant critic Jay Rayner and Nigella Lawson who d…

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La Tagliata Italian Kitchen opens sister restaurant in Fitzrovia - with a wine bar too

Picking up from where Sardo left off, the La Tagliata team are moving into Grafton Way with their traditional Italian cooking, which means masses of tagliatelle, plus a wine bar where you’ll be able to get your hands on 50 different bottles.…

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Scully in St James's Market will be former Nopi Chef Ramael Scully's first solo venture

The former Head Chef of Nopi breaks out on his own with his first solo venture in the St James Market development in central London.…

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