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Test Driving the Wild Pasta menu at The Ninth on Charlotte Street

Knowing how much Londoners love their pasta, we popped along to Jun Tanaka's Fitzrovian restaurant to check out his new seasonal menu.

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Test Driving The Oystermen - the Covent Garden seafood restaurant makes great use of its extra space

Covent Garden's Oystermen doubled its size in Covent Garden - adding a raw bar and more. We head down to try out this highly-praised seafood restaurant.  …

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Test Driving Burger and Beyond - really living up to both parts of the name

Burger and Beyond have set up their first permanent restaurant in Shoreditch - with the emphasis on building the "beyond" part. We head down for a look. …

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Test Driving Maison Bab - taking kebabs to the next level in Covent Garden

Inspired by kebab houses, the duo behind Le Bab have brought their modern take on everyone's favourite drinking food to Covent Garden. We popped along to check it out.…

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Test Driving Blacklock Shoreditch - the one with its own bar

Blacklock's third restaurant, in Shoreditch, turns out to be a light-filled dining room with a cracking cocktail list as well as all manner of meat treats. …

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Test Driving Lino London - industrial chic in EC1

An ex-Dairy head chef leads Lino, an all-day bar and restaurant beside St Bart's. We head down for a look.  …

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Test Driving Roe - a serious seafood treat at Pop Brixton

We take a tour around the British and Irish coast at this small seafood spot with serious ambition at Pop Brixton.…

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We stop by Dandelyan, The World’s Best bar, to sample their final cocktail menu

In case you hadn’t already heard, Dandelyan - recently crowned World’s Best Bar 2018 - is set to close in March 2019. We stopped by to check out their fifth and final menu. …

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Test Driving Goods Office - a hidden-away surprise in Stroud Green

Having moved on from Season and Gilly's Fish Bar, North London restaurateur Neil Gill has partnered with local Emma Rigby to open this Stroud Green neighbourhood hub.…

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We eat all we can in a lunchtime visit to Market Hall Victoria

The second Market Hall brings a host of top-notch food purveyors to Victoria in one handy place. But how does the whole thing work? Let us tell you... …

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