Machiya: The latest restaurant to open in London’s new ‘Japantown’

With the imminent opening of Japan Centre and the restaurants like Kanada-Ya and Machiya, Panton Street in the West End will surely be earning the nickname ‘Japantown’ in no time.

September 4, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Celebrating European café culture at Papillon, Hotel Café Royal

If you want to find refuge amidst the maelstrom of shopping mayhem on Regent Street, then head to the refined elegance of Hotel Café Royal and in particular their all-day café, Papillon.

August 23, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Enjoy the thrill of the grill the Japanese way at Sakagura

When it comes to summer barbecuing, we might think of American-style chilli-glazed pork ribs or BBQ-braised beef brisket, but you might not know the Japanese are also massive culinary fans of this cooking technique with their ‘yakiniku-style’ cooking.

August 19, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Dim Sum – Create your own culinary masterpieces at Park Chinois

Dim Sum has been winning over the hearts and stomachs of London’s food-conscious crowd for many years; in fact, the word ‘dim sum’ translates to touching the heart in Chinese.

August 9, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

A Spanish Master Tackles the Brunch menu at Eneko at One Aldwych 

Acclaimed chef Eneko Atxa, who runs the three-Michelin starred Azurmendi restaurant in Spain, has opened an informal and relaxed outpost at One Aldwych hotel in London where you can try his unique Basque take on classic brunch offerings.

July 16, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Eastern Promise: Bala Baya

Taking up residence in the Old Union Arches in Southwark, Bala Baya has set out to deliver Tel Aviv-style dining south of the river.

July 8, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars

Happy 4th of July with Mondrian London

It’s almost the 4th of July and the Mondrian London has you covered.

July 1, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Clarette: You can’t buy class, but you can certainly drink it at this new wine bar

When the co-owner of a new wine bar is the daughter of Château Margaux owner Corinne Mentzelopoulos, the whole of the imbibing community sits up and takes notice.

June 23, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Plateau: A versatile fine-dining restaurant fit for the whole community

A journey into the banker’s world of Canary Wharf for a fine dining experience might seem absurd for anyone not wearing a suit and tie or having access to a company credit card.

June 21, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Macellaio RC: Come Worship at the altar of master butcher, Roberto Costa

If you are wondering what the word macellaio means in Italian, it stands for butcher and RC are the initials for Roberto Costa, who founded the Italian restaurant group Macellaio RC in Genoa, Italy.

June 5, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Brunching on Cloud Nine at Aviary

There is a multitude of rooftop terraces popping up on the London skyline at the moment, but none are as popular as Aviary.

June 3, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Michelin-Starred Lunch For Haute Cuisine Lovers At La Chapelle

There are hardly any industry awards that the Galvin Brothers have not won in their many years of dazzling the London dining scene.

May 23, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Celebrate Vegetarian Week Every Week of the Year at OXO Tower Restaurant 

What has been noticeable for this year’s edition of National Vegetarian Week is the lack of coverage on the subject of vegetarianism.

May 20, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

The Game Bird – British Tradition Meets American Panache

Menus that declare their undying loyalty for traditional British cuisine and their support for small, artisanal farms are as common as the sighting of sheep in the Welsh countryside.

May 17, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

GONG Bar Launches New Cocktail Menu  

GONG Bar launches brand new cocktail menu: Director’s Cut One of the most eagerly awaited cocktail menu launches of the year, GONG Bar spent over a year to invent, trial and prepare their innovative creations.

May 16, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Festival Favourite Saucy Chip Steps Off The Truck

Festival-goers will be no stranger to the Saucy Chip truck.

May 5, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

STK Brings Ibiza To Brunch

Sunday brunch is a tradition for some, getting together some friends to catch up on your week’s pits and peaks, discussing loves found and/or lost, or trying to piece together the night before’s party.

May 3, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Bar Review: Oriole

When it comes to discovering the hidden speakeasy bars of London, they don’t get any more concealed than Oriole, which is hidden underneath London’s iconic Smithfield Market and entered via a nondescript, old-fashioned entrance.

May 3, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Afternoon Tea at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

Michelin-starred afternoon tea with a Spanish twist.

April 29, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Cocktails Go Digital

Cocktails meet augmented reality in London.

April 27, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars

Rebranding the Hot Pot Experience for the Great British Public

Hot pot as a dining experience originated from Mongolia more than a thousand years ago and has been readily available in Chinatown for decades.

April 24, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars