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Sushi Shop's latest limited edition set contains a free tin of caviar

Got a promotion to celebrate? Or a friend's birthday you want to push the boat out for? Well the new 20th birthday box from Sushi Shop could be right up your street.

The £50 set was created in collaboration with Aquitaine producer Autour du Caviar for the sushi company's 20th anniversary and each box comes with a 'free' 10g tin of caviar. The set itself contains 32 pieces of sushi and a port…

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Neil Rankin's third temper (this time with pizza) is coming to Covent Garden's Mercers Walk - updated

Neil Rankin's  temper restaurant once again reinvents itself, this time the fire-based chain will focus on pizzas with an extensive list of vermouths too.…

Read more: Neil Rankin's third temper (this time with pizza) is coming to Covent Garden's Mercers Walk - updated

Chucs are opening an all day restaurant at the Serpentine Sackler Galleries

Chucs have chosen the Serpentine Sacker Galleries to open their fourth all day restaurant and this one will be the first to offer takeaway too - perfect for park picnics.…

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Hot Stone steak and sushi bar opens on Islington's Chapel Market

If you enjoy an interactive dining experience this new steak and sushi spot delivers main courses to you ready to cook over a hot stone.…

Read more: Hot Stone steak and sushi bar opens on Islington's Chapel Market

Calum Franklin opens the Pie Room at Holborn Dining Room - updated

Calum Franklin's pastry making prowess nets him a special pie room opening at Holborn Dining Room with pies to go and a special pie hatch coming…

Read more: Calum Franklin opens the Pie Room at Holborn Dining Room - updated

BunCo are bringing unconventional bao to London at Monument

Istanbul bao purveyors BunCo are bringing their take on the bao craze to London, promising non-traditional fillings.…

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Yolkin's going permanent with a Rupert Street ice-cream parlour

If you've never made it down to Sammie Le's ice-cream pop-up you can now try her permanent parlour in Chinatown selling ice-cream, milkshakes and the macaron ice-cream sandwiches that are her signature.…

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A former Barrafina Head Chef is opening Abel in Mercato Metropolitano

Barcelona-born chef Javier Duarte Campos has left Barrafina Drury Lane to go it alone, opening his own tapas spot in Mercato Metropolitano.…

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Politicians plan post-Brexit breaks to protect

UPDATE - As some of you (but not all) guessed, this was our April Fool. Until next year..!

Original story follows

What makes a restaurant British? Does it mean serving up seasonal local produce like Lyle's does or are we talking about something that objectively would be described as a British restaurant by more diners, like Simpson's in the Strand for example? It's an interesting question - but o…

Read more: Politicians plan post-Brexit breaks to protect "British" restaurants

Tom Sellers is relaunching Restaurant Story with no menus and music by Rudimental

Tom Seller's Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is have a major makeover. Here's what you need to know about it:

Menus are off the menu

That's right - menus are so last year apparently. When Story reopens each table "will be treated individually, creating their own bespoke ‘story’."

When we say off, you still need to pick which menu you're going with

For lunch, there will be a choice of £50 for fi…

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Soho is getting a new lunchtime steak sandwich kiosk

If you live, work or are just generally passing through Soho, take note that the new Sophie's on Great Windmill Street will be opening a kiosk next to their restaurant which will be serving up steak sarnies every lunchtime.

The Pit Roast Steak Sandwiches cost £8 and will feature five hour pit roasted prime rib of beef from Philip Warren butchers served with fresh garden leaves and Sophie’s signat…

Read more: Soho is getting a new lunchtime steak sandwich kiosk

Mare Street Market - a first look inside the new Hackney food, drink, music and design space

Mare Street Market has just opened its doors in Hackney offering a place to eat, drink and shop. We went to check it out…

Read more: Mare Street Market - a first look inside the new Hackney food, drink, music and design space

The Providores' chef Peter Gordon puts 5 salads on the menu at Drake and Morgan restaurants

It's apparently spring (looks out of window forlornly) so we're bringing you some salad news in the hope that eating it will somehow have a knock-on effect on the weather. Which is why we were interested to hear about the team up between The Providores chef, restaurateur and food writer, Peter Gordon and Drake & Morgan.

To tie in with Peter's new book ‘Savour – Salads for All Seasons’, he's c…

Read more: The Providores' chef Peter Gordon puts 5 salads on the menu at Drake and Morgan restaurants

The Tapas Room's second restaurant will be in Deptford Market Yard

The folk behind Donostia Social Club are opening their second tapas room, this time in the growing Deptford Market Yard. They'll be offering tapas and wine to have their as well as all manner of Spanish produce to take home too.…

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Gizzi Erskine is opening a restaurant in Mare Street Market

After pop-ups, residencies, collaborations and much more, popular chef Gizzi Erskine is finally settling down with her own restaurant in the new Mare Street Market.  …

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