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.
New Japanese restaurant and bar Koyn to open in Mayfair
London’s Mayfair will soon see a new modern izakaya open its doors – the Japanese take on the tapas bar or gastropub.
The Savoy opens outdoor bar in forecourt for first time
For the first time in its 132-year history, The Savoy hotel in London will be opening an outdoor bar and dining experience in its forecourt in collaboration with Islay distiller Bowmore.
London Wine Fair launches preview event for on-trade
The London Wine Fair has launched a day-long Welcome Back Wednesday preview event for the on-trade, which is due to take place on 28 April.
Sustainable spirit brand cleans up Soho streets as lockdown lifts
Sustainable drinks brand Discarded Spirits Co. has unveiled a team of ‘zero-waste-warriors’ to clean up London’s Soho as England re-opens.
12 London restaurants with outdoor terraces
With al fresco drinking and dining returning on Monday 12 April, here’s our round up of the best outdoor dining spots in the UK capital, from timeless classics like The Ritz, to relative newcomers like Stanley’s in Chelsea.
London Wine Fair launches preview day in April
This year’s mid-May, virtual London Wine Fair is to get an additional ‘preview’ day on 28 April with a particular focus on the UK hospitality sector.
Nominees announced for inaugural Golden Vines Innovation Award
The nominees have been announced for the inaugural Golden Vines Innovation Award taking in a major wine stopper maker, a top wine school and a wine access tool.
More than 100 new hotels planned for London
More than 100 new hotels are due to open in London over the next few years, representing almost 20,000 additional rooms, despite the “challenging” times, according to Top Hotel News.
Table Talk: Sameer Taneja
The executive chef of Benares on a mind-blowing meal at Pujol, eating fried grasshoppers in Mexico and why winter is his favourite season for food.
Wine ‘clubhouse’ to open in East London
Planque, which bills itself as a ‘wine drinkers’ clubhouse’, is due to open under a pair of railway arches in Haggerston, east London, when lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Chef Alyn Williams wins wrongful dismissal case
Alyn Williams, previously chef patron of his Michelin-starred eponymous restaurant at The Westbury hotel in London, has won his wrongful dismissal case against his former employer.