The 230-capacity venue is now open after a soft launch period on Curzon Street

Mamounia Lounge doubles up in the capital

By Luke Nicholls

Mamounia Lounge, the Middle Eastern restaurant, cocktail bar and ‘late-night den’ in Knightsbridge, has opened a sister site on Curzon Street in Mayfair.

Steam & Rye has been inspired by America’s Gilded Age; a time of glamour, decadence and idealism

Steam & Rye: Gatsby-style bar and restaurant coming to London

By Luke Nicholls

Nick House, the entrepreneur behind famous London nightclubs Mahiki and Whisky Mist, has teamed up with model Kelly Brook for the launch of Steam & Rye, a Prohibition era-themed bar and restaurant in the heart of the City.

Jamie Jones, one half of The Liquorists bar consultant team in Manchester, was this month crowned the world's best gin bartender and the G'Vine Gin Connoisseur 2013

Manchester barman named world's best gin bartender

By Peter Ruddick

Jamie Jones, one half of Manchester bar consultants The Liquorists, has been named as the world's best gin bartender in an annual, week-long, invitation-only contest held in France earlier this month. 

Master & Servant restaurant will open on 8-9 Hoxton Square next Monday

Master & Servant grill restaurant opens in Hoxton Square

By Luke Nicholls

Master & Servant, a British-American grill restaurant and cocktail bar in London’s East End, is set to open its doors next Monday (4 March), as the first solo venture for the former St John Hotel and Hix Soho chef, Matt Edwards.

Snug Bars, which started life in 2005 in the Spread Eagle pub in Cambridge, is set to grow further this year

Snug Bars to add two new sites in 2013

By Emma Eversham

Cambridgeshire and Chilterns-based pub company Snug Bars has unveiled plans to open two more sites this year following a record Christmas trading period.  

Flat Iron's owner Charlie Carroll holds a simple philosophy of selling high-quality steak at affordable prices

Flat Iron goes permanent with new Soho restaurant

By Luke Nicholls

Following a short-term residency above the Owl and Pussycat pub in Shoreditch, new steak concept Flat Iron is to move to a permanent site in the heart of Soho in December.