Even if you're happy cooking at home every day, sometimes you just need a bit of inspiration and Clipstone's selection of meals and snacks turns out to be just the ticket.
The Adam Handling restaurants may be closed, but the chef has just launched his new "at home" service called "Hame" in case you're suffering from chicken butter withdrawal symptoms (we love his chicken butter - you can see it above).
it won't be served hot - but everything will be fully prepared and ready to cook, with full instructions (including videos) on how to finish
They've been closed since Lockdown but the much-loved Gunpowder is making a return to Spitalfields for a new delivery and collection service. They've reformatted some of their best dishes for delivery, including the Karawari soft shell crab and their lamb chops are being repurposed into a curry. Alongside these will be some weekly specials and drinks will also be available for
Over the past few weeks, we've seen the return of restaurants to London (albeit in collection or delivery form) turn from a slow trickle into something of a torrent. And as restaurants have worked out what they're able to do - a couple of distinct camps are appearing. Either they try to deliver as close to the restaurant experience as possible - or they pivot to something else during the lockdown.
Next up on the comeback trail is Newington Green's Jolene (sister restaurant to Primeur and Westerns Laundry). The restaurant is opening in phases starting from Wednesday 20 May, kicking off with "breads, pastries, soups, pastas, savoury pastries, wine" and more added as they get into things. So if you're in the area and have been missing their lovely bread - this will be very pleasing news to
Following the reopening of Selfridges Food Hall two weeks ago, probably the most-asked question was, "But when is The Brass Rail reopening?"
The restaurant, which first opened way back in 1966, has been serving New York-style sarnies for over 50 years. So its many fans will be pleased to hear that it's now
We're writing more and more about restaurants that are slowly reopening after the initial pandemic shutdown and the latest to join them are burger merchants MEATliquor.
13/5/19 - updated with Shoreditch details.
The next restaurant to return from lockdown is Homeslice pizza - starting with Marylebone and following up with Shoreditch. They're open for both delivery and collection, setting up shop on Supper and Deliveroo.
It's a limited menu as they've adapted for social distancing rules - so here's what you can expect:
Updated 13 May 2020 with Drive-Thru news
It's the news that a lot of folk have been waiting for. McDonald's today confirmed that it will be reopening its first UK restaurants within the next two weeks.
In a statement, the fast-food giant said it would reopen 15 restaurants on 13 May. They would be serving up a limited menu (no breakfast to start with for anyone craving a sausage and egg McMuffin) and
The Woodhead Group are already having big success with the Quality Chop House delivery service (even though we're experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms from going so long without one of their pork pies). Now the same group have reopened another restaurant - Clipstone in Fitzrovia.
They're both open as an online shop, but also as a shop providing food for the locals. If you're nearby,
Returning triumphantly in February after recovering from a major fire, the revamped Gymkhana was open for just over a month before being closed again due to the lockdown. But no more - one of the best Indian restaurants in town is gearing up for another reopening.
Like many central London restaurants, they'll be appearing on the Supper website/app and all their classic dishes should be available for home delivery. So if
As we now know, restaurants aren't going to return in any kind of dine-in version until July at the earliest, so there will be an increasing amount hoping to (at least temporarily) morph into an at-home service. The latest of these is Little Duck - The Picklery who have just launched Little Duck Home Kitchen.
The Dalston restaurant, from the people behind Ducksoup and Rawduck, have launched
Like pretty much the whole country, those working in the London hospitality industry tuned into the Prime Minister's broadcast tonight, to see if there was a sign of when restaurants and bars might be open.
And it does look as though there's a light, however flickery and faint, at the end of the tunnel. Outlining the new Covid alert system, Boris explained that if deaths and
Yes, that's right - it's another re-opening! This time it's the turn of high-end Japanese restaurant Nobu, which is kicking off its new delivery service from today. They'll be on both Deliveroo and Supper, where they'll have a menu featuring Nobu classics. That means yes, you can get their signature dish, Black Cod Miso delivered - but it will cost you £42.50. Ouch. That's the same price it was in the restaurant,
They've been busy preparing meals for the vulnerable in Hackney and now Angelina in Dalston are ready to kick off their new delivery service. The restaurant, which was highly recommended by Jay Rayner, will continue to prepare meals Monday - Thursday
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