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The Standard Hotel London and Adam Rawson open Isla and Double Standard in King's Cross

The huge Standard hotel comes with not one, but two ground floor drinking spaces. Run by ex-Pachamama chef Adam Rawson, there will be Ilsa (focusing on British coastal cuisine) and the more British pub/dive bar Double Standard. 

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Restaurateur and British Kebab Awards founder Ibrahim Dogus made Mayor of Lambeth

Now here's a story either to inspire you, or make you realise just how little you've achieved with your own life to date...

Last night Ibrahim Dogus was officially sworn in as Mayor of Lambeth. It's another key moment for the former Kurdish refugee whose parents fled to the UK when he was just 14.

The 35-year-old restaurateur and former waiter, now owns three restaurants in central London - Troia…

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The Stratford Brasserie takes over the ground floor of Manhattan Loft Gardens

The Stratford Brasserie second restaurant to be announced in the fancy Manhattan Loft Gardens in Stratford. It's an all-day brasserie that should have a very impressive look - coupled with an enviable outside space. …

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Bob Bob Cité is coming to the City, and it looks VERY bling

Soho's iconic restaurant Bob Bob Ricard is opening a second place on the third floor of the Cheesegrater and they've got a top chef to head up the operation…

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Sette at the Bulgari Hotel London will be the first UK restaurant from the folks behind NYC's Scarpetta

It's all change at the Bulgari hotel in Knightsbridge where Rivea is being replaced by Sette and the whole restaurant and bar is being turned, literally, upside down.…

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Orange Buffalo are bringing their chicken wings to Tooting

Up until now, chicken wing specialists Orange Buffalo have been serving up their wings as street food - but now they're opening their first restaurant in Tooting Broadway. …

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Four Legs take over the menu at Islington's Compton Arms

 

One of Islington's longest running (and recently refurbed) pubs is getting a new crew in the kitchen. This time it's the turn of Four Legs, made up of Jamie Allan (formerly Hill & Szrok) and Ed McIlroy (formerly Bao Fitzrovia and who also oversees the menu at sister pub The Gun). They're bringing a menu of "British fare with modern European and Asian elements" to the pub with produce f…

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The Caravan team take on the new Duke of York restaurant on the King's Road

If you've been wondering what's happening with the unusual restaurant that's been built on the Duke of York Square by the Kings Road, then let us enlighten you.

The Duke of York Restaurant was designed by Nex— Architects and it's pretty eyecatching. The spiral building is topped by a public roof garden and features the UK’s first fully retractable glass wall allowing the restaurant's wall to sink…

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River Walk Market is a new food and craft market for Battersea Power Station

The development over at Battersea Power Station has added a fair few new and interesting restaurants to the area - and now they're getting a regular Saturday food market too. It comes from the people behind Real Food Festivals, who also look after the market in front of King's Cross and the nearby weekly Canopy Market. 

It's a mix of food and crafts and, of course, it's the food that caught…

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Linnaean lifestyle store and cafe is coming to Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms

The Embassy Gardens development is getting a new all day restaurant as part of this lifestyle store opening.…

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Wild Honey is relocating from Mayfair to Pall Mall becoming Wild Honey St James

It's always lovely being the bearer of glad tidings, and for anyone who was a fan of Mayfair restaurant Wild Honey, this is very good news.…

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AngloThai head to Counter Culture and The Dairy for a summer residency and supper series

Fresh from their successful residency at Highbury's Mountgrove Bothy, husband and wife team - John Chantarasak and Desiree West's AngloThai are heading to south London for their next venture. They'll be popping up at Robin and Sarah Gill's Clapham restaurants, Counter Culture and The Dairy for May and June.

First up, they'll be taking over Counter Culture serving up their traditional Thai recipes…

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104 in Notting Hill is Richard Wilkins' miniature fine dining restaurant

 

Chef Richard Wilkins has moved into West London to open his solo venture, serving up a modern French fine dining menu.…

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Chez Maiss is a new Hammersmith wine bar

Heading to the tube at Hammersmith and really fancy a good glass of wine? This could be the place. …

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Darby's will be Robin Gill's Irish-influenced restaurant at Embassy Gardens

An Irish-influenced menu will be on offer at the ground floor at Robin Gill's next restaurant Darby’s – and also at the development’s incredible Sky Pool 10 stories up.…

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