Test Drives

Test drive

Test Driving Llerena - a slice of Extremadura on Islington's Upper Street

Sourcing their food direct from their own farms in Extremadura, the family behind new Islington tapas spot Llerena can be quietly confident their food is worth crossing town for.

Read more: Test Driving Llerena - a slice of Extremadura on Islington's Upper Street

Test Driving St Leonards - Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke bring their Brunswick House magic to Shoreditch

There's been a huge amount of buzz, wondering what Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke have planned for their second project together after Brunswick House. We went along to check their new Shoreditch restaurant out.…

Read more: Test Driving St Leonards - Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke bring their Brunswick House magic to Shoreditch

Test Driving Lina Stores - the 75 year-old deli opens a restaurant

Lina Stores have been in Soho for over 75 years - and only now have they opened a restaurant. We head down to Greek Street to see what the pasta masters are cooking up. …

Read more: Test Driving Lina Stores - the 75 year-old deli opens a restaurant

Test Driving Inko Nito - Zuma bring their Los Angeles robatayaki to Soho

The Zuma group have opened their latest spot, a robatayaki, in Soho - we went along for lunch…

Read more: Test Driving Inko Nito - Zuma bring their Los Angeles robatayaki to Soho

Test Driving The Duke of Richmond - Tom Oldroyd becomes a publican

Tom Oldroyd has followed up his first restaurant by turning Landlord at the Duke of Richmond. We head along to the pub to find out more...…

Read more: Test Driving The Duke of Richmond - Tom Oldroyd becomes a publican

Test Driving Temper Covent Garden - Neil Rankin's winning pizza joint

Neil Rankin is back with his third Temper - this time in Covent Garden - and it's all about pizza. We head along to see how he's put his stamp on it.…

Read more: Test Driving Temper Covent Garden - Neil Rankin's winning pizza joint

Test Driving Neptune - a stylish seafood spot in Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury just got itself a very stylish seafood restaurant - we went to see what Brett Redman and Margaret Crow have done with Neptune at The Principal on Russell Square.…

Read more: Test Driving Neptune - a stylish seafood spot in Bloomsbury

Test Driving Brigadiers - an extraordinary Indian gastropub in The City

We head to The City to Brigadiers to find out what an Indian Gastropub looks like when it's from the same people as Gymkhana and Hoppers.  …

Read more: Test Driving Brigadiers - an extraordinary Indian gastropub in The City

Test Driving Cornerstone - Tom Brown works wonders with seafood in Hackney

We take a trip out to Hackney Wick to see what Tom Brown is serving up at his own seafood restaurant. …

Read more: Test Driving Cornerstone - Tom Brown works wonders with seafood in Hackney

Hot Dinners recommends

Test Drive

Hot Dinners on Instagram