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.
Grouse is back on the menu at two London restaurants for the Glorious Twelfth
London restaurants Maggie Jones’s and La Poule au Pot have added grouse to their menus as Britain’s official shooting season begins.
Gordon Ramsay Restaurants reports £12m losses and staff cuts
Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant group has suffered colossal losses of up to £12 million, and has reported cutting 300 staff members in the year to August 2021 because of closures and restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Expert shares how restaurant music can influence your drinking
A behavioural scientist has revealed some of the tricks a restaurant will use on customers to influence your meal, including how music can affect how much you drink.
The Queen is opening her own pub, and is on the hunt for a landlord
Her Majesty is rumoured to be opening a pub on her Sandringham Estate, Norfolk, and is recruiting for someone to run the royal drinking den.
Are electric decanters the future of the on-trade?
An electric decanter which claims to “make your wine taste better in minutes” is splitting wine fans down the middle. Can fast-tracking your wine’s aeration ever be a good idea? WLC investgates.
Un-BEER-lievable! Outraged holidaymaker charged £360 for four drinks and a snack
A British tourist visiting a beach restaurant in Mykonos was fuming at the extortionate prices after being charged €425 (£360) for a couple of beers and tequila shots and a plate of prawns.
Maison Mumm appoints first ‘Culinary Ambassador’ in Asia
Maison Mumm has made Hideaki Sato, the chef of Michelin-starred Hong Kong restaurant Ta Vie, the first Asian Culinary Ambassador of its Champagne brand RSRV.
Amalfi lemons under threat from climate change
Italy’s famous Amalfi lemons are on the decline, which could impact the country’s Limoncello business.
‘Ghost’ captured on camera at 300-year-old pub
White Swan Inn in Dunstable, Bedfordshire has had more than its fair share of paranormal activity in the past week, after an alleged encounter with a ghost was captured on a security camera.
HK restaurant launches first gin-infused mooncake
Golden Leaf, the Cantonese restaurant inside the Conrad Hong Kong hotel, has unveiled a gin-infused mooncake for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival.
Booking Office 1869 reveals new summer cocktail menu
Booking Office 1869 has revealed its brand new summer cocktail menu and has also opened its mixology lab to the public for the first time.