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New dishes in London's restaurants for Spring 2015A gorgeous gallery of pictures showing what London's chefs have just added to their menus

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Harrods launching Italian truffle lounge Tartufi and Friends with a £75 burger

Harrods have a real thing about truffles at the moment. Not only have they recently opened a truffle shop, they're now expanding their truffle focus to a new restaurant, Tartufi and Friends.

Already with outlets in Milan and Rome, the London branch of the restaurant chain will be launching on the lower ground floor of Harrods. Everything on the menu will have the option of being either with fresh…

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The Glenmorangie Unseen Bar pops up in Soho

Fancy yourself as bit of a whisky connoisseur? You might want to take note of a new one week pop-up coming to Soho. The Glenmorangie Unseen Bar is the first popup from the Scottish distillery where you'll get the chance to try the single malt both on its own and in a range of cocktails.

If you really want to delve deeper, The Glenmorangie Vault, an exclusive room at the back of the pop-up, will se…

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Kentish Town's Bull & Gate to reopen with restaurant and upstairs cocktail bar

If you've been wondering what exactly is going on behind the scenes at the Kentish Town pub the Bull and Gate, we can enlighten you. Hot Dinners caught up with operations manager, Toby Cowan, to find out what to expect when the pub finally reopens in April after being closed for two years.

"The Bull & Gate dates back to 17th Century and following the refurbishment, I believe it will be reinst…

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St John Bakery in Maltby Street to open weekdays too

Probably best known for their custard doughnuts (which are amazing) the St John Bakery near Matlby Street recently expanded to become the St John Bakery Room. But until now, it's only been available to the weekend market goers. But from next week, they're expanding to a mid-week opening too. 

At the bakery, they'll have a regularly changing menu, a new wine list and they're planning some wine din…

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The Mac Factory pops up at the Earlham Street Clubhouse

If you're looking for a weekend mac n cheese fix - this may be what you need. Joining forces with Covent Garden's Earlham Street Clubhouse is the Mac Factory, best known for their mac n cheese street food. They'll be settling into Earlham Street every Saturday night for a month with a range of mac n cheese along with some "Mac" cocktails too.

On the menu is:

  • Nostalgic (v) - A classic blend of mat…

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Maple and Fitz healthy eating and juice bar to open in Fitzrovia

Updated 26/2/15 with opening date

It may be too early to call it a trend, but we're definitely seeing an increase in openings with a more healhy bent. The latest of these is Maple and Fitz, a healthy food and juice bar opening in Fitztrovia.…

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Is this London's hottest pizza?

This, my friends is a pizza that ought to come with a health warning. The Hottest Pizza has just launched at the Mayfair Pizza Company. Made with a fresh tomato and The Rib Man's ‘Christ On A Bike’ hot sauce it's topped with ’Nduja Italian sausage and spicy pork rib. On top of that is a generous sprinkle of dried chilli flakes and smoked jalapeño powder along with mozzarella and fresh scotch bonn…

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Granger and Co comes to King's Cross

In the latest of an influx of restaurants that is continuing to change the King's Cross dining scene oh-so-much for the better, Bill Granger is opening his latest Granger & Co there. He's setting up in one of its newest developments at St Pancras Square on the ground floor of the Stanley building.

He's already had success with Granger & co in nearby Clerkenwell, which we recently visited,…

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Martin Morales to bring Ceviche to Old Street

Updated 24/2 with details of the menu and opening date.

Martin Morales Peruvian takeover of London continues as he brings his second outpost of Ceviche to London (following his opening of Andina last year).

This time he's setting up shop on Old Street, just round the corner from Nightjar and the Three Crowns.…


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