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Anthracite martini bar is opening at the Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross

Opening up at The Great Northern Hotel is this three roomed martini bar with fabulous views over the area and everything to entice martini lovers to King's Cross.

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Ceres brings food inspired by Sicily and Provence to Newington Green

Inspired by her Sicilian and Provencal grandmothers the chef behind this Newington Green restaurant has used Kickstarter to move from pop up to permanent…

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Krept and Konan's Crepes and Cones pops up at Boxpark Croydon

Ever since they opened their Croydon restaurant, business has been booming for rappers Krept and Konan. And now they're expanding.

But before you get too excited at the prospect of them opening near you, they're just heading down the road to Boxpark Croydon, where they'll be showcasing their dishes at the streetfood spot throughout the month of October. Crepes and Cones will be taking over the po…

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London's Dandelyan is the World's Best Bar for 2018

The World's 50 Best Bars 2018 were revealed last night with Dandelyan, Ryan Chetiyawardana’s bar at the Mondrian Hotel claiming top spot.

In a surprise move,Chetiyawardana announced in an Instagram post earlier this week that he would be ‘killing off’ the bar. "Iit makes sense to burn it down, start afresh, and rise again as something brighter, shinier and more fitting of where we’re (all) now at…

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EartH Kitchen at new Hackney arts space EartH has an ex-St John chef running things

It's taken millions to transform the old Savoy Cinema into a modern arts space so it's good news that their restaurant will be every bit as ambitious with former St John executive chef Chris Gillard running things.…

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Eat ALL the pies at Dominique Ansel Bakery's London Pie Night

Who ate all the pies? You if you manage to get tickets to Dominique Ansel Bakery London's Pie Night. The hook - unlimited slices of pie.

As New Yorkers would tell you, this is one of those events you'll need to put an alert in your calendar for. Ansel has been running it there for the past four years and apparently in NYC tickets sell out in two minutes.

For £42 you can eat as many slices of the…

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Sub Cult sandwiches have just opened at Boxpark Shoreditch

Shoreditch folk looking to break out of their usual lunchtime rut should head straight for Boxpark Shoreditch today where legendary sarnie purveyors Sub Cult are setting up shop. "Longer hours, 7 days a week from 12pm PLUS a pimped up menu!" they tweeted this week.

If you haven't tried their swoonsome sandwiches before, they're New York inspired gourmet sub rolls made with their own bagel-brioche…

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5 things to order at World's Best Female Chef Clare Smyth's restaurant Core

It's been quite a year for London chef Clare Smyth. In April Core was named Best Restaurant at the GQ Restaurant Awards and Clare was announced as the - wait for it - elit Vodka World’s Best Female Chef for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 <draws breath>. In September she stormed straight on the Good Food Guide at No 3 with a perfect 10 score and the restaurant has just been a…

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The White Haus in Farringdon will be an Alpine-themed pub with schnitzel and hot toddies

Hippo Inns are turning three floors of Farringdon pub into an après ski fest of schnitzels, Alpine beer and hot toddies.…

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The Ivy in the Park will be Richard Caring's new Canary Wharf restaurant

Caprice Holdings' nonstop expansion gathers pace as it announces its next City branch of The Ivy will be overlooking the green on Canada Square.…

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Chips, cheese and gravy galore - the Air Canada Poutinerie returns

If you're a fan of chips, cheese and gravy - which seems fairly likely - then the news of the return of Air Canada's Poutinerie should bring joy to the heart. It popped up last year, and proved to be such a success that they're coming round for another pass this month, landing in Old Spitalfields Market. 

As before, there will be the classic poutine - chips, gravy and melted cheese…

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Core by Clare Smyth and Kitchen Table are London's new two Michelin-starred restaurants

The great and the good of the food world assembled at the IMAX cinema in Waterloo today for the grand reveal of the new Michelin stars for 2019. 180 chefs turned up for the ceremony which was quite different to previous reveals with the guide going for much more of a red carpet impact.

After a slightly excruciating introduction which was roundly panned by chefs watching the show live on Facebook,…

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The Barrel Vault will be Wetherspoon's huge new pub at St Pancras

Ousting the old M&S which looked out on to Pancras Road, this huge new Wetherspoons is going to have room for hundreds of thirsty commuters.…

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Honest Burgers latest special sees them team up with Karma Cola

 

It's nearly time for a new special collaboration at Honest Burgers, who have had some pretty impressive specials in the past, including team-ups with Kricket, Carl Clarke, The Cheese Truck and more. 

This time it's the turn of Karma Kola, the Dalston-based company that makes Fairtrade cola that still uses the cola nut from Sierra Leone. The burger this time around will be The…

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Fat Baby is Night Tales new permanent restaurant in Hackney

Over in Hackney Night Tales are getting ready to launch their first permanent restaurant. Fat Baby opened earlier in the summer with a street food menu. Since then they've installed a roof (complete with Northern Lights inspired illumination) and now have a full menu planned for the 42 seat spot.

In charge of things is Head Chef Greg Round (ex Umu, Bonhams and Quality Chop House). He'll be focusi…

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