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Test Driving St Clair – a high end seafood spot for Clapham folk

 

Clapham folk no longer need to trek into the west end for a swanky seafood experience now they've got this fish boutique and cevicheria on their doorstep.

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Test Driving Bar Douro City - a Portuguese haven in Broadgate

They're big in London Bridge and now this top Portuguese restaurant has opened in the City too. We head down for a look. …

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Test Driving Gizzi Erskine's The Nitery - bringing louche fun to St Martin's Lane

Gizzi Erskine's latest fun project is a three-month popup taking over the old Asia de Cuba site at the St Martin's Lane hotel. Here's what she's serving up.…

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Test Driving 14 Hills - where the views aren't the only thing creating a buzz

The City's latest high rise restaurant looks pretty amazing, but having a top chef in the kitchen means there's more to Insta than just selfies of yourself and those views.…

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Test Driving Dandy - a compelling reason to visit Maltby Street on non-market days

Dandy, as a concept, has roamed all over London - now it's settled down in permanent digs in Bermondsey's Maltby Street. We went to try out its latest iteration.…

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Test Driving The Connaught Grill - a classic reinvented for modern London

The Connaught in Mayfair has managed to launch a third restaurant in the hotel, resurrecting the classic Connaught Grill, adding a Jean-Georges touch. We went down for an early look. …

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Test Driving Muse - Tom Aikens gets intimate in Belgravia

Tom Aikens pares things back for his latest restaurant, with the main emphasis on a counter dining experience. We head along for a look. …

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Test Driving Wild Tavern - Goodman Restaurants go Italian in Chelsea

The people behind Goodman and Beast have come to Chelsea with an Italian restaurant that celebrates seafood, pasta, steak and more. We head over to Chelsea for a look ourselves. …

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Test Driving Oklava Bakery and Wine - bakery by day, top level wine bar by night

The restaurant formerly known as Kyseri is now Oklava Bakery + Wine - and we think Fitzrovia residents and workers are going to find this new incarnation to their taste.…

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