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Stéphane Reynaud to open first London restaurant

14-Feb-2017 - French chef Stéphane Reynaud is to launch his first London restaurant at the Boundary Hotel in Shoreditch later this year.

Lorne's Katie Exton on opening her first London restaurant

13-Feb-2017 - Sommelier Katie Exton is opening Lorne in Victoria with her former colleague from The Square, chef Peter Hall.

Il Pampero to open at The Hari Hotel

13-Feb-2017 - Italian restaurant Il Pampero is to open at London’s Hari Hotel in Belgravia next month.

Darjeeling Express Indian supper club opens permanent site

13-Feb-2017 - Indian-style supper club concept Darjeeling Express, from self-taught cook Asma Khan, is to open a permanent site in Carnaby Street’s Kingly Court this spring.

Russell Norman and Richard Beatty to open Spuntino in Bristol

13-Feb-2017 - Polpo founders Russell Norman and Richard Beatty are to launch a second Spuntino restaurant in Bristol later this spring.

Special brew: 10 ways to apply indie principles to coffee

10-Feb-2017 - Restaurant groups up and down the country are turning to indie inspiration for ways to boost their coffee offer. We consider their top ten tips

Opening of the week: Hai Cenato

10-Feb-2017 - What: It might sound like a new Japanese restaurant, but Hai Cenato is actually a New York/Italian restaurant in the newly-opened Nova development in London’s...

Fanny’s Posh Kebabs set for Shoreditch debut

10-Feb-2017 - Fanny’s Posh Kebabs, the fledgling concept that crowdfunded £150,000 in just 17 minutes last year, is eyeing Shoreditch for its first permanent site.

Dirty Bones lines up fourth London restaurant

09-Feb-2017 - 'New York-inspired' restaurant Dirty Bones is to open its fourth London site later this spring.

Atul Kochhar’s 2017 chef series to include Cyrus Todiwala and Dominic Chapman

09-Feb-2017 - Two-Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar is to collaborate with chefs including Cyrus Todiwala, Dominic Chapman and Aktar Islam as part of his 2017 Chef Season event.

Bill Granger to open Chelsea restaurant

09-Feb-2017 - Australian chef Bill Granger is to open a fourth London restaurant under his Granger & Co brand later this spring.

Expanding Drake & Morgan rebrands two more wine bars as The Refinery

09-Feb-2017 - Restaurant and bar group Drake & Morgan is to rebrand two more of its Corney & Barrow Wine Bar sites as The Refinery, bringing the brand’s total number to six....

Lawrence Keogh appointed exec chef at D&D London’s Old Bengal Warehouse

08-Feb-2017 - Lawrence Keogh is now executive head chef at D&D London restaurant the Old Bengal Warehouse near Liverpool Street, overseeing food at the New Street Grill, Fish Market, New Street Wine,...

Leon to launch all-singing, live show restaurant in London’s Theatreland

08-Feb-2017 - Healthy fast food group Leon is to open a live performance restaurant in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue theatre district, with staff not only serving customers, but also singing for them.

First Dirty Liquor partnership pub to open in Walthamstow

08-Feb-2017 - Dirty Liquor – the Ei Managed Investments partnership between Enterprise Inns and publican partners Hugh O’Boyle and Caroline Jones ‒ is to launch its first venue, The Dog and Duck,...

Chefs' Secrets of Success: Benoit Blin

08-Feb-2017 - Benoit Blin is chef patissier at the two Michelin-starred Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, Raymond Blanc’s renowned restaurant and rooms in the heart of Oxfordshire.

New wave of restaurants set for Battersea Power Station

07-Feb-2017 - The Wright Brothers and Danish pizza group Mother are among five new restaurants set to open at Battersea Power Station later this summer.

K10 launches first takeaway-only restaurant

07-Feb-2017 - Japanese restaurant group K10 has launched its first takeaway-only site in the City of London.

Mandatory Scores on the Doors will affect 43,000 businesses

07-Feb-2017 - More than 43,000 restaurants and catering businesses across England could be affected when a law to make it compulsory for places that serve or sell food to display their food...

MasterChef: The Professionals finalist to open first restaurant

07-Feb-2017 - Welsh chef Tom Simmons is to open his first restaurant in London this spring.

Chop to it: Blacklock to open second restaurant

07-Feb-2017 - Chops restaurant Blacklock is opening a second site in the City next month. 

Tom Kerridge to launch Pub in the Park food, drink and music event

07-Feb-2017 - Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge is to launch Pub in the Park, a three-day food, drink and music event this summer, in Higginson Park, Marlow.

Restaurant Eats Out: Shuang Shuang

07-Feb-2017 - As part of its inaugural Restaurant Eats Out food tour, Restaurant takes a group of restaurant operators to some of London's hottest Asian dining spots. 

Chef Josh Eggleton launches Yurt Bistro to champion lesser-used produce

06-Feb-2017 - Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton is to launch Yurt Bistro, a new evening menu focusing on reducing food waste and using lesser-used produce, at his co-founded Bristol café-bar Yurt Lush.

Downton Abbey heir opens first London restaurant

06-Feb-2017 - George Porchester, heir to Highclere castle, has opened his first London restaurant in Putney.

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