While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
Furious diner left stunned by £37,000 bill at Salt Bae’s new London restaurant
A shocked customer bit off more than they could chew at Salt Bae’s new London outpost, Nusr-Et, after they were left with an eye-watering £37,000 bill.
Bartender quits in epic style after boss told him not to get drunk on his day off
A bartender has taken to social media to share his savage response after his now-former boss messaged him at 2:59am asking him to work the following day.
Bartender secretly films customer harassing her at work
A bartender secretly filmed a customer persistently harassing her while she was doing her job at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.
Sex shop turns itself into cocktail bar, complete with genital décor
Feelmore Social Club, a sex shop turned fully stocked cocktail bar, draws its inspiration from “iconic Red Light Districts in America” and is decked out with on-brand genital décor.
Gordon Ramsay blasted for selling £32 fish and chips at his new restaurant
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has received considerable backlash over the price of fish and chips at his new restaurant in The Savoy hotel, with customers dismayed at the apparent portion size and prohibitive cost of the classic British dish.
Berry Bros. & Rudd launches personal fine wine cellar as Christmas gift
Wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has launched the ultimate in Christmas luxury this year, with the release of its personal wine cellar gift, which includes a visit to the store to create your ideal fine wine collection.
The Hippodrome launches wine club with sommelier Salvo Russo
The Hippodrome Casino is giving guests hitherto unprecedented access to its wine cellar as it launches a wine club with sommelier Salvo Russo, bringing some of the world’s finest wine producers together in London.
First Dates bartender Merlin Griffiths reveals bowel cancer diagnosis
Popular First Dates star Merlin Griffiths, who appears as a bartender on the much-loved show, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer.
WLC Eats: Royale
WLC’s Lucy Shaw heads to Royale in east London for smoky chorizo croquettes, transcendent rotisserie chicken and gallons of juicy Gamay.
Hardys wine owner issues warning over Christmas shortages
Wine giant Accolade, the owner of Hardys and one of the biggest wine companies in the world, has warned that external staff shortages – chiefly lorry drivers – could lead to Christmas shortages and price increases.
Man asks bartender to call police after spotting what group of men were wearing
A bartender was left baffled after being approached by a man who asked him to phone the police after spotting what a group of men in the bar were wearing.