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Soul restoring - we test drive the supremely cosy Compagnie des Vin Surnaturels

Tucked away in Neal's Yard this French wine bar with food is a perfect place to hide away with some great wines and classic dishes.

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A perfect addition to Great Portland Street - we test drive Portland

An inspired pairing of folk from both 10 Greek Street and Quality Chop House result in an all-day restaurant that's a great addition to the area. We head down for a look.…

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A sexy little smokehouse - Kitty Fisher's in Mayfair

As London emptied out for Christmas, there was one new restaurant we kept seeing on our Twitter and Instagram feeds. Everyone, it seemed, was heading for the new Mayfair restaurant Kitty Fisher's.

In the kitchen is YBF chef of the year Tomas Parry along with Chris Leach, formerly of Pitt Cue Co. Together they're turning out the kind of dishes you might be used to in Hackney, but which will seem in…

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Smoky, messy - what's not to like? We Test Drive Smoking Goat

In a tiny room off Denmark street some pretty amazing (and fun) food is being served up.…

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Boozy late night sandwich joint - our Test Drive of Max's Sandwich Shop

When we first tweeted out the picture of the ham, egg and chips sandwich on Twitter, it received a lot of attention.  "Filth" and "obsesssion" were two of the keywords being bandied around. Well this weekend, we popped up to Crouch
Hill to try it out.…

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Neil Rankin brings dirty food to the City - we Test Drive Bad Egg

With the success of Smokehouse behind him, Neil Rankin tries his hand in the City with a new egg-based restaurant.…

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Point and click - seafood made cheap and easy - our Test Drive of Rex and Mariano

The people behind Goodman have launched and affordable fresh seafood restaurant in the heart of Soho. We pop down for a look.…

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Test Driving the modern luxe makeover of the Grill at The Dorchester


The Grill at the Dorchester has had a major revamp, stripping out all the tartan and replacing it with a very bling design, all under the culinary guidance of Alain Ducasse and his protege.…

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The Ivy comes to Covent Garden - we Test Drive the Ivy Market Grill


One of the most prestigious restaurants in London has branched out with a more affordable version right next to Covent Garden. We pop along for a look.…

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Perma-Provencal summer on Exmouth Market - our Test Drive of Cafe Pistou

Eating at this new Provencal restaurant on Exmouth Market makes you feel as if the sun is always shining…

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