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The team behind The Dairy prepare to open The Manor in Clapham

17/11 - Updated with soft launch details.

It's all go for the folk at The Dairy in Clapham. Just days after announcing their plans to expand sideways into the shop next door with The Delicatessen, now we hear that they're opening a second restaurant.

The Manor is a new modern bistro from the team behind the Dairy so that's chef Robin and his wife Sarah and partners Dean Parker and Dan Joines.

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Seasonal fish + burgers and more from World's End Market

Updated 16/11/14 with photo and opening date

A new venture is coming to the King's Road later this year as the people behind the recently opened Crystal Palace Market get ready to open their next restaurant, the World's End Market. The all-day restaurant and underground bar will be taking over the space which was once the World's End Pub - and they're looking to design it in a way that makes the…

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Stuff We Liked - Christmas pies and sandwiches, tea, calamari, omelettes and more...

It's time again for another round of Stuff We Liked - a general round-up of the things we've been talking about on TwitterInstagram, facebook and more. This week was a great chance for us to get stuck into some Christmas goodies, among other things...…

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Restaurants in the press: 10-16 November 2014

The latest in a regular series where we gather together all the food, restaurant and chef related articles we've found interesting this week. This week - Ramsay, London's cabbies, hotel restaurants and more…

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The Tommy Tucker opening in Fulham from the people behind Claude's Kitchen

There's a new pub coming to Fulham from the people behind the very popular restaurant Claude's Kitchen and Amuse Bouche champagne bar...…

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Chai Wu modern Chinese to open on the Fifth Floor at Harrods

London's department stores are currently falling over themselves to become dining destinations and the net result is that we all benefit. The latest shop to announce a new restaurant is Harrods which today revealed it'll be opening a swish new Chinese restaurant in the New Year.

Chai Wu is described as a new modern Chinese restaurant. The 90 seat restaurant will be up on the fifth floor. In charge…

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Deluxe 'non-restaurant' restaurant pops up in Spitalfields

Updated 14/11/14 with changes to chef:

We admit it, we were intrigued/confused by news that a ‘non-restaurant’ restaurant was going to be popping up in Spitalfields for a month. But it does sound interesting because Deluxe will be headed up by Michelin-starred chef, Kevin Love, who was previously at Heston Blumenthal's Hind's Head in Bray. [Correction: Kevin is now not going to be cooking here]

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London's Christmas specials - festive burgers, sandwiches and more

If you need yet more reasons to get excited about the festive season approaching, then the arrival of Christmas specials ought to do it. From the Pret Christmas sandwich to the Byron Holy Cheesemas, we've gathered together the food harbingers of Christmas. Who needs a John Lewis advert when you have these?…

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Bocca di Lupo owners plan huge new restaurant at Cambridge Circus

Russell Norman looks set to get a new neighbour next Spring with the news that Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo of Bocca di Lupo are going to be opening up a new restaurant beside his Ape & Bird gastropub. The duo have taken on the site that used to be occupied by Pizza Hut and are turning it into a two floor, 4000 square foot restaurant.

The food will be "boisterous, accessible, affordable and ut…

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Ben's Canteen launches Meantime Monday lamb burger

Kicking off at 5pm tonight at both Ben's Canteens is Meantime Mondays - a new collaboration between Meantime and the restaurants that brings with it a new burger. Pictured above, it's the Ultimate Lamb Burger: Southern Cross Lamb Patty with Mint Salsa Verde and BC Lamb Mayo (made with smoked garlic and anchovy). Tonight, you can get that new burger with a schooner of Meantime (lager or pale ale)…

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Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants host London showcase

Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 is celebrating a new partnership with Mexico, which will play host to the awards ceremony next year.

To celebrate the announcement, some of Mexico’s best chefs and the country's Minister for Tourism came together at the Natural History Museum last week in an event to “showcase the incredible gastronomic strength of the region”, where guests sampled a select…

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Pure Taste Paleo restaurant to open on Westbourne Grove

With more and more folk choosing to follow the paleo diet, we're sure the upcoming opening of the UK’s first paleolithic and specialist 'free-from' restaurant Pure Taste will be a huge success. Here's what you need to know about it.…

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Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall helps launch Riverford at the Duke of Cambridge

To Islington last night where a very foodie set had turned up to celebrate the launch of Riverford at the Duke of Cambridge. Hot Dinners spotted St John owner Trevor Gulliver chatting at the bar with wine writer Zeren Wilson and actor Dougie Henshall making a beeline for the beetroot and amaretto cocktails.

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall was on hand to deliver a rousing speech on behalf of Riverford'…

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Foxlow to launch weekend brunches with an all day breakfast burger

London is slowly but surely becoming a city that takes brunch seriously. Which is why you should all go crazy for the news that Foxlow (the non-Hawksmoor restaurant owned by Will Beckett and Huw Gott) is about to start serving a weekend brunch.

What's more is they're starting it right in the middle of peak Christmas party season, and we can't honestly think of a better way to kill your hangover st…

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SymmetryBreakfast's weekend takeover of the Corner Room at the Town Hall

God bless the internet - where else would you find something like Instagram sensation Symmetrybreakfast which posts a picture a day of the breakfast someone has cooked for themselves and someone else.

Now you can take part in the fun this November when Bethnal Green restaurant Corner Room at Town Hall Hotel hosts a weekend takeover on 8-9 November by Symmetrybreakfast in honour of the Instagram ac…

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