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Test Driving Maison Francois - an instant hit in St James

This modernist French brasserie serves up all the classics and has a very useful downstairs bar too. 

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Test Driving The Windmill in Mayfair - so much more than (excellent) pies

This Mayfair pub, best known for its pies, has been taken over by the team behind the Guinea Grill. We went down to see what changes they'd made.…

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Test Driving Noble Rot Soho - honouring the past whilst building a glorious future

Noble Rot have unveiled their new restaurant in Soho, taking over what used to be The Gay Hussar. Will it live up to the louche charm of the original? We went along for a preview dinner.…

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Test Driving JAE by Jay Morjaria at Untitled - Korean drinking food to die for

We head to Dalston to check out Jay Morjaria's permanent residency, JAE, at Untitled bar - where the Korean drinking food makes you want to order everything on the menu.…

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Test Driving the Burger & Beyond At Home kits - burgers, poutine & more

The Burger & Beyond At Home DIY kits aim to give you perfect restaurant-quality burgers in the comfort of your own home. We gave them a go.…

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Test Driving Fallow - this sustainable menu packs a punch

Settling in for a longer stretch on Heddon Street, this sustainable restaurant residency has an ex-Dinner by Heston team creating fireworks in the kitchen.…

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In and out: Test Driving the grouse menu at 45 Jermyn St. and the Glorious Grouse kit from Mac and Wild

For London's grouse lovers there are two ways to enjoy the game bird - in restaurants and at home. We gave both a try.…

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Test Driving Sollip - something quite unique in Bermondsey

Sollip in Bermondsey takes some of the European cooking techniques that the owners have great experience in and mixes in their Korean background to offer something quite unique to Londoners. We went down to try it out. …

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Test Driving Rondo - Hoxton Holborn's new seasonal spot

The Hoxton hotel in Holborn has a new restaurant which brings together an ex-St John chef and one of the people behind Quality Chop House. We head down for a look. …

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Test Driving the new Waffle and Bellini Hour at Bob Bob Ricard -

Now there's a new way to start the weekend in London - with fresh waffles and bellinis at the never-knowingly-understated Bob Bob Ricard...…

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