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Worth a walk to Lambeth - we Test Drive the Garden Museum Cafe

Down by the river in Lambeth, this museum cafe has been slowly growing a reputation for its cooking - we went for a look.

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A Marylebone classic with a new look - we Test Drive The Orrery

For its 21st birthday, Marylebone classic The Orrery got a new look and new menu - we went to check both out.…

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Test Driving Santa Maria Fitzrovia - a classic pizzeria comes into the centre of town

Santa Maria Pizzeria is often picked as producing the best pizzas in London. We head along to their latest opening in Fitzrovia to try for ourselves. …

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Test Driving Sabor - an essential Spanish restaurant in Mayfair

Barrafina alumni Nieves Barragan and José Etura have just unveiled their Spanish restaurant in Mayfair. It's one of the most anticipated restaurants of the year - we take a look. …

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Test Driving The Coach: Henry Harris's triumphant return to London

A historic London pub has been reinvigorated with the arrival of top chef Henry Harris. We went to check out the new look Coach…

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Wine school - we Test Drive the WSET beginners course on Bermondsey Street

Ever wanted to be a bit more knowledgeable about wine? We take a beginners course at London's pre-eminent wine school…

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Test Driving the original (but revamped) Hawksmoor

The original Hawksmoor has been around for over a decade, so it was time for a revamp. We head down to see what's changed and what's new on the menu. …

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Test Driving Kudu: this Peckham brunch showcases some serious talent

We swung south of the river for a top Saturday brunch and came away wanting to try loads more of the menu at this new Peckham opening.…

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Test Driving Claw - crab and a whole lot more in Soho

Claw have graduated from pop-up to permanent restaurant with their new place in Soho. We head down for a Test Drive to see how they're settling in...…

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Test Driving Bowling Bird - a bit of a Smithfield secret

Tucked down a side street in Smithfield The Bowling Bird sets its store out as a place where the produce is of the highest quality and the wines are more than a match. …

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