In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
London wine bar Noble Rot to open second site in Soho
Acclaimed London wine bar and restaurant Noble Rot is to open a second outpost in the capital having taken over the site of Soho institution Gay Hussar after the restaurant closed last year.
Unfiltered: Charlie Blightman, Noble Rot
Charlie Blightman, head sommelier at Noble Rot wine bar and restaurant in Bloomsbury, tells WLC about meeting Beastie Boy Mike D, why he’s proud to be a sommelier in London and a dramatic incident with a bowl of soup.