Around this time last year, after an HR investigation found him guilty of sexual misconduct, high profile chef Dan Doherty left his position at The Royal Oak in Marylebone. Following an expose in the Sunday Times, the story was (and remains) the highest-profile example of the Me Too movement hitting the UK restaurant industry. From the fallout,
After a tumultuous couple of years, Winemakers Deptford will once again have a fully operating restaurant in partnership with chefs Klose & Soan.
They've been a staple of the Deptford street food scene for some time, and now Hank's are launching their first permanent site in an arch at Deptford Market Yard, with their Burgers and Beer restaurant.
It's clearly a does-what-it-says-on-the-tin type of place - with the burger offering being:
Returning Londoner Rachael Dalton-Loveland has come back from Oz inspired by their cafe culture to open this all day cafe which will serve up sharing plates and cocktails in the evening to Deptford denizens.
The folk behind Donostia Social Club are opening their second tapas room, this time in the growing Deptford Market Yard. They'll be offering tapas and wine to have their as well as all manner of Spanish produce to take home too.
Deptford's foodie credentials are being further boosted by a new food market launching next month. And it's having quite the launch party.
Deptford Bites Live will be a one day celebration of the new weekly market, featuring new Guardian restaurant reviewer Grace Dent and food market organiser Kate McKenzie.
During the day, Grace will curate and host a series of talks. These are our kind of events as each talk will also feature a showcase of food and
One month ago, popular neighbourhood restaurant and winebar Winemakers Deptford announced on Instagram their plans to close. "Sadly all good things must come to an end. The 4th of March will be our last service with this amazing team, as we all move in various directions." Head Chef Rory Shannon then revealed he was