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Test Driving Two Lights - the new Modern American restaurant in Shoreditch from the Clove Club team

Obviously, any new opening by the Clove Club team is going to whip London's foodies into a frenzy of excitement - happily the restaurant is cool enough to cope with (and meet) those expectations.

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Test Driving Rambla's new Menu del Dia

Who doesn't love a cracking set lunch deal? Right now it seems one of the top spots for doing just that in Soho is Rambla. Having heard that they had a new Menu del Dia in place - and it being a while since we were last in - we decided to head back to try it. And it's good to see that the place, besides being rammed, is still turning out freaking fantastic food.

If you haven't been before, this D…

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Test Driving Jolene - three is the magic number for this Newington Green restaurant

They already have two very successful restaurants, but Jolene, the new bakery-restaurant from the team behind Primeur and Westerns Laundry, shows the team are getting even better at what they do.…

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Test Driving Casa do Frango - Piri Piri chicken Algarve style in Southwark

This wonderful looking dining room on Southwark High Street is serving up Portuguese food and wine with a distinctly London vibe.…

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Test Driving Kahani in Chelsea - Peter Joseph goes it alone

After running Michelin-starred Tamarind for a decade, Peter Joseph has come to Chelsea to launch his own restaurant, Kahani. We went along to try it out.  …

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Test Driving Andrew Wong's Kym's at Bloomberg Arcade

Andrew Wong is following up the eponymous A Wong in Victoria with Kym's, a restaurant at Bloomberg Arcade that takes the cuisines of Chinatown as its inspiration. We head down for a look. …

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Test Driving Dan Doherty's pub menu at The Royal Oak

Dan Doherty has left Duck and Waffle and come back down to earth with his own pub, The Royal Oak in Marylebone. We pop in to see what he's cooking up in the kitchen.…

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Test Driving Coal Office - if Studio 54 opened a restaurant it'd be a bit like this

Restaurateur Assaf Granit has partnered with designer Tom Dixon to open this crazy restaurant in King's Cross. We went along to take a seat at the counter.…

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Test Driving Kerridge's Bar and Grill - the top chef arrives in Whitehall

After many years wowing the Marlow locals with the Hand and Flowers, Tom Kerridge has arrived in London with his Bar and Grill at the Corinthia. We head down there for a Test Drive.…

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