Smack Lobster restaurant owned by Burger & Lobster transitions to online only

Smack Lobster transitions to online only

By James McAllister

Smack Lobster Roll, the ‘informal’ spin-off concept owned by the London-based Burger & Lobster group, has transitioned solely to an online operation.

L'Ortolan restaurant chef Tom Clarke interview

Flash-grilled: Tom Clarke

By Joe Lutrario

Having honed his skills working with Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire, Tom Clarke became head chef at L'Ortolan in Reading back in 2015.

Latest opening Sette

Latest opening: Sette

By James McAllister

Housed within London’s Bulgari hotel, Sette is the first UK opening for the US-based LDV Hospitality and is inspired by the group’s signature New York restaurant concept Scarpetta.

Mowgli restaurants founder Nisha Katona interview

A Day in the Life: Nisha Katona

By Stefan Chomka

The former barrister opened Indian restaurant Mowgli in Liverpool in 2014. The group now operates sites in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Nottingham and Sheffield, with Cardiff, Leicester and Bristol to open this year.