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Test Driving Pastaio - Stevie Parle's hip pasta joint in Carnaby

With a regularly changing menu of top fresh pasta dishes, Parle's Carnaby restaurant is the complete package

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Test Driving the new bar menu at Lyle's in Shoreditch

We make a return trip to Lyle's in Shoreditch to try their brand new - and ever-changing - bar menu. …

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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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