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.
Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Garden to open at Selfridges Rooftop
Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck is offering guests the chance to sample exclusive serves in an extravagant garden on the Selfridges rooftop.
The Ivy owner to open restaurant with 24ft crystal statue at Selfridges
Caprice Holdings, the restaurant group behind The Ivy, is to open a new restaurant inside London department store Selfridges called Brasserie of Light, with a 24ft crystal statue by British artist Damien Hirst taking centre stage.