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Test Driving RedFarm London - Pac Man dumplings and so much more arrive from NYC

With their Pac Man dumplings, the New York Red Farm became a huge hit. But there's much more to the restaurant than that - and we went along to their new Covent Garden location to see what they can cook up.  

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New York's Red Farm settles on Covent Garden for its London restaurant

The people behind Pac Man dumplings are coming to London. Expect a modern take on Chinese dim sum with a few NYC influences too. …

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A three course dessert bar pop-up is about to open in East London

Sweet toothed Londoners should make a note in their diary now for a pop-up dessert experience that's hitting London in a few weeks. The Whisk Dessert Bar doesn't mess around with savoury stuff, instead you can enjoy three courses of desserts.

Pastry Chef Simon Jenkins has worked with everyone from Raymond Blanc to Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing. And his desserts do sound intriguing. There's fre…

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Mayfair restaurant Gazelle is about to start doing a very different style of breakfast

If you're after a new way to start the day, or need something a bit different to try the next time you have a breakfast meeting, how about booking the breakfast at Gazelle which starts service in two weeks?

From 8am until 11am, Gazelle morning menu features dishes every bit as unusual as their lunch and dinner offering. So you're unlikely to find smashed avo and poached eggs on sourdough here.

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Goods Office in Stroud Green is Neil Gill's new neighbourhood restaurant

While we wait for Neil Gill to reopen Gilly's Fry Bar in central London he's gone and opened up a neighbourhood restaurant in Crouch Hill.…

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The London Jukebox is coming to Islington with world music and Indian food

The London Jukebox runs world music concerts in London and now they're settling on Upper Street. Expect small music events paired with Indian sharing plates. …

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Test Driving Bababoom - an Islington kebab restaurant worth hitting up on Upper Street

A commitment to sourcing well and cooking everything - even the condiments - from scratch makes this new Islington kebab restaurant stand out from the crowd.…

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Pizza Pilgrims are coming to The City AND London Bridge and they're bringing the Bread Zeppelin

Pizza Pilgrim fans are about to get two new places to try their favourite pizzas as they arrive in London Bridge AND The City. Plus they're bringing new pizzas with them and the "Bread Zeppelin"...…

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ZELA London opening at the ME London hotel in Aldwych has backers like Ronaldo and Nadal behind it

Backed by A-list sports people and entertainers, this new restaurant opening at the ME London hotel in Aldwych fuses Mediterranean and Japanese influences.…

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Kaki brings a huge new authentic Chinese restaurant to King's Cross

Taking over the space left by Canal 125 is this large Chinese restaurant with a menu full of authentic Chinese dishes. …

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The Coal Office opens at Tom Dixon's new King's Cross headquarters at Coal Drops Yard

With eyepopping interiors by Tom Dixon and food by Palomar chef and restaurateur Assaf Granit, the first restaurant to open at Coal Drops Yard, The Coal Office, sets the bar for the new development sky high.…

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Matt Whiley's Scout cocktails bar is on the move to Hackney (and will have a Gold Tooth bar downstairs)

One of our favourite London bars is on the move. We've been fans of Matt Whiley's Scout since it opened on Great Eastern Street - but now it's moving to a new location in Hackney (on Graham Road, just around the corner from Hackney Central station). If you're not familiar with Whiley, he's one of London's top mixologists - and you may have seen his cocktails at Lyle's and you'll fi…

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Test Driving ROVI - Ottolenghi's waste-conscious, fire and fermentation restaurant

Yotam Ottolenghi's latest restaurant is here - with fire, fermentation and waste consciousness on the menu. As well as spectacular corn. We pop down for a look. …

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