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.
The Ritz confirms sale to private investor
Iconic London hotel The Ritz, home of Michelin-starred The Ritz Restaurant, has confirmed its sale to a private Qatari investor, reportedly for around £750 million.
WLC Eats: The Ritz Restaurant
WLC’s resident sybarite, Lucy Shaw, heads to one of the grande dames of the London dining scene, The Ritz Restaurant in Piccadilly, for a five-hour lunch of many acts.