• The Dorchester unveils plans for a new roof terrace restaurant

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    The Dorchester has unveiled its alfresco plans for London's grand reopening next month and they include the arrival of a brand new roof garden. It's the first time the hotel has expanded its outdoor plans to its roof and the space will play host to a variety of pop-ups hosted by the hotel's various chefs, from executive chef Mario Perera to The Grill at The Dorchester's Tom Booton and Jean-Philippe Blondet

  • The Chancery Rosewood unveiled as the hotel that's taking over the old US Embassy on Grosvenor Square

    Chancery Rosewood unveiled as the hotel that's taking over the old US Embassy on Grosvenor Square

    If you've been wondering what's being planned with the old American Embassy site on Grosvenor Square (now that they have their fancy new building opposite Darby's), then wonder no longer. It's going to be a new Rosewood Hotel, called The Chancery Rosewood. That's from the same group behind Rosewood London, which features Holborn Dining Room as the main

  • Harwood Arms chef Sally Abé joins Conrad London St James as Consultant Chef

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    She's made a name for herself at Fulham's Harwood Arms, where she won it a Michelin star - making it London's only Michelin-starred pub. Now chef Sally Abé has added another job to her roster - she has signed on as Consultant Chef at the Conrad London St. James hotel in Westminster. She'll be looking after four new openings at the hotel over the next six months - which should shake its food and drink operation up.

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  • A Nobu Hotel has opened in Marylebone's Portman Square

    A Nobu Hotel is coming to Marylebone's Portman Square

    Nobu Berkeley Street may have closed, but much of the the team has moved onto this bigger endeavour. The second Nobu Hotel in London features a huge new restaurant, a bar with a terrace and its own sushi bar. And yes, there will be Black Cod Miso. 

  • Now you can book a riverside suite at The Savoy - just for dinner

    Now you can book a riverside suite at The Savoy - just for dinner

    Alongside the new TV programme on ITV, The Savoy hotel has slowly been reopening after the lockdown. The Savoy Grill and the Beaufort Bar have both opened the doors, with rooms at the hotel opening only this week. 

    And there's something brand new if you fancy a room at the hotel - without actually staying overnight.

    In what can be considered next-level private dining, they're opening up some of

  • Yotel is opening a new affordable hotel (and restaurant) in Clerkenwell

    Yotel is opening a new affordable hotel (and restaurant) in Clerkenwell

    The past few months haven't been the greatest for the hotel business, but that isn't stopping new hotels from opening. Sure, quite a few have put their opening dates back a bit - but here's one that's just about to open in Clerkenwell.

    Yotel already has hotels in both Heathrow and Gatwick - now they're moving into central London for the first time. If you're unfamiliar with them, they're best known for their

  • Two new Robin Gill restaurants on the way at Birch hotel in Hertfordshire

    birch country estate to launch with two robin gill restaurantsChef Robin Gill has been busy of late, with the opening of Darby’s and then The Yard in 2019, and now comes news that he’s overseeing two new restaurants – The Zebra Riding Club and Valeries – at a new country escape 30 minutes north of London called Birch.

  • The Gantry London at Stratford will feature a 17 floor sky bar and destination restaurant

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    With Allegra at The Stratford getting such good reviews, the owners of new Stratford spot The Gantry London will be hoping for similar success.

    They're planning on opening their new hotel, complete with sky bar, later this year, which will be part of the Curio Collection (a Hilton offshoot that also includes The Trafalgar and Lincoln Plaza). The 18 storey building, which was built by Ardmore who also did The Ned and Corinthia

  • Gizzi Erskine is launching a three month residency The Nitery at the St Martins Lane London hotel

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    If you've been wondering what Gizzi Erskine was up to next, well she's just about to open a three-month residency at the St Martins Lane London hotel.

    And we rather like the sound of The Nitery by Gizzi Erskine. It's inspired by early 20th-century Parisian niteries (which sound like they were the first restaurant pop-ups) and the more louche spots of the same name that were seen later across the pond in Atlantic City. It's going to be a mix

  • Test Driving The Northall - where a bit of luxury never goes amiss

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    The second restaurant at the Corinthia London is far from an also-ran as chef Andre Garrett proves with his seasonal, luxury take on the best of British and European produce.

  • Now you can dine by the Spice Girls staircase at St Pancras

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    If you're after a dining experience with a difference we have just the thing for you. You could say we're telling you what you want, what you really, really want.

    The St. Pancras Renaissance has just started offering guests the chance to dine beneath the hotel's famous staircase. Now they'll make a big song and dance about it being "the soul behind Sir George Gilbert Scott’s architectural design", but what it really means is you'll be able to have

  • Iconic restaurant The Connaught Grill is returning to The Connaught

    grill room opening at The Connaught hotel LondonCarving out space on the hotel's ground floor, The Connaught is bringing back its legendary restaurant The Connaught Grill with Jean-Georges Vongerichten providing a modern take on grill room classics.

  • The Hyde restaurant opens with just 12 seats in Paddington

    the hyde opens on westbourne terrace in the roseate hotelAn ex-Galvin chef has an adventurous menu planned for this diminutive restaurant with just 12 seats in Paddington. 

  • Eleven Madison Park's Daniel Humm is taking over at Claridge's with Davies and Brook

    Eleven Madison Park's Daniel Humm is taking over at Claridge's with Davies and BrookThis sees Daniel Humm take over the main restaurant at Claridge's. With his Eleven Madison Park regularly touted as one of the very best restaurants in New York (not to mention topping the World's 50 Best list), the expectations for this London opening are sky-high.

  • Claridge's have a Christian Louboutin Christmas train carriage in their lobby for cocktails and bar snacks

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    For their tenth annual Christmas tree unveiling, Claridge's have completely outdone themselves. This year, the tree - designed by shoemaker to the stars Christian Louboutin - comes complete with a festive train carriage you can dine in.

    The Loubi Express takes up the section of the hotel's lobby under the stairs. Looking for the world like something you'd see an animated Tom Hanks welcoming you aboard, the


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