• Test Driving the Polo Lounge at The Dorchester Rooftop - Beverly Hills hits Park Lane

    Polo Lounge popup Dorchester

    If you're looking for somewhere dressy to go for a good time this summer - the glamour of the rooftop Beverly Hills Polo Lounge pop up at The Dorchester is a must.

  • SeaSons will be taking over from The Square in Mayfair

    SeaSons will be taking over from The Square in Mayfair 

    Back in 2019, longstanding Mayfair restaurant The Square closed rather abruptly (right in the middle of a lunch service) but we're getting closer to a new restaurant taking over the building. Opening in The Square's place will be SeaSons seafood restaurant. 

    SeaSons already

  • Mister Nice restaurant to open in Mayfair

    Mister Nice restaurant comes to Mayfair

    News reaches us of a new restaurant coming to Mayfair that seems to be going after the Cipriani and LPM crowd, called Mister Nice. 

    It'll be taking over the space left by Kallos Gallery on Davies Street and comes from French entrepreneur Jean Philippe Kley, one of the people behind Beat members' club on Margaret Street.

    While it's definitely in the early planning stages yet, it'll change the space

  • José Pizarro is opening two restaurants at the Royal Academy

    Jose Pizarro is opening two restaurants at the Royal Academy

    Famed Spanish chef José Pizarro is opening in the centre of London for the first time - with two new restaurants at the Royal Academy. He'll have a more traditional sit-down Spanish restaurant upstairs while Poster Bar will be the Royal Academy version of his tapas bar, José.

  • Manthan is Rohit Ghai's new Mayfair restaurant

    Manthan is Rohit Ghai's new Mayfair restaurant

    Following up on his previous successes at Gymkhana and Jamavar, Rohit Ghai is back in Mayfair with his latest restaurant. Expect a menu which draws on both his childhood and career, with a focus on contemporary Indian sharing plates. 

  • Test Driving Bar Des Pres - a Paris import for French chef Cyril Lignac with a London edge

    bar des pres mayfair london review

    French chef Cyril Lignac is a big deal the other side of the Channel. Now he's opened his first restaurant in London. We went along to Mayfair to see what it had to offer. 

  • The Beaumont (and Colony Grill) is coming back with a new look

    beaumont magritte bar london 

    It's been closed ever since the first lockdown, but now The Beaumont hotel in Mayfair is finally reopening - and there are a fair few changes as it re-emerges. 

    The hotel, once run by Corbin & King, is just a few steps from Oxford Street and both the bar and restaurant have always been pretty handy for escaping the shopping masses (who also appear to be well and truly

  • Il Borro Tuscan Bistro replaces Nobu Berkeley Street

    Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

    Taking the space on Berkeley street once held by Nobu, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro is a high-end Italian restaurant with strong links to a Tuscan estate and farm. And they even have their own wines.

  • The White Horse in Mayfair's Shepherd Market is Hedonism Wine's first wine-led pub

    white horse mayfair shepherd market

    As of last week, Mayfair had a new pub. But this isn't any old pub, it's a Hedonism Wines pub. The White Horse has taken over the old Hatchett's site on White Horse Street and is the high end wine merchants first public house.

    What will you find in a wine-led pub? Well, for starters things like a 1974 Blandy’s Verdelho Madeira, and a Lagavulin distiller’s edition 2005 on the optics.

    There are

  • Staff shortages hit Michel Roux Jr's Le Gavroche's legendary set lunch

    gavoche reduces hours

    Is this a sign of things to come? We've been hearing on the grapevine about London restaurants operating reduced hours due to staff shortages. In Mayfair, for example, La Petite Maison last week announced it would be temporarily closing on Sundays and Mondays.

    Now another Mayfair classic dining spot is joining it. In a post on Instagram last night, Le Gavroche owner Michel Roux Jr announced that, in two weeks time, his

  • Mayfair's The Windmill opens up for pies and more on the terrace

    Mayfair's The Windmill opens up for pies on the terrace

    We're getting ever nearer the hallowed day when we'll be able to eat inside again - but one London pub just can't wait any more. The Windmill in Mayfair is opening up its hidden away terrace space tomorrow for a preview launch of its new menu. 

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  • Bibi is the new Indian restaurant from the team behind Gymkhana, Hoppers and more

    Bibi is the new Indian restaurant from the team behind Gymkhana, Hoppers and more

    The team behind some of London's greatest Indian restaurants is behind Bibi, which puts its main development chef in charge of the kitchen. 

  • Xier's Carlo Scotto is opening Amethyst in Mayfair

    Xier's Carlo Scotto is opening Amethyst in Mayfair

    Until recently Carlo Scotto was chef-patron of Xier, but we've discovered that's another restaurant that hasn't survived the pandemic and won't reopen after closing its doors last December.

    But Scotto isn't standing still - he's getting ready to open his next restaurant, this time in Mayfair (taking over a Caffe Nero site). Amethyst will carry on the style of tasting menus that Scotto was

  • Surprise! The Guinea Grill is opening for alfresco dining in its Mayfair mews

    oisin rogers guinea grill alfresco

    Fans of Mayfair pub the Guinea Grill, who were perhaps disappointed when it didn't reopen for outside drinking or dining this month, will be happy at the news that landlord Oisin Rogers has changed his mind.

    Having originally decided not to opt for an alfresco experience, he's decided to open the pub's outside terrace earlier than planned. To that end, they'll be putting out tables on Bruton Place from next

  • The Dorchester unveils plans for a new roof terrace restaurant

    dorchester terrace

    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


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