All news articles for July 2024

Campaign launched to save Boxpark Shoreditch following announcement of closure

Campaign launched to save Boxpark Shoreditch

By James McAllister

A campaign has been launched to save Boxpark’s original site in London’s Shoreditch after a planning requirement forced it to announce that it would close this summer.

Levan and Bar Levan's Mark Gurney on natural wine

Uncorked: Mark Gurney

By Joe Lutrario

The co-founder of Peckham's Levan and the more recently launched Bar Levan on Jura, Vine Trail’s Raphael Rodriguez and the similarities between record shops and wine shops.

French chef Yannick Alléno from Pavyllon at London's Four Seasons Hotel

Flash-grilled: Yannick Alléno

By James McAllister

The famous French chef behind Pavyllon at London's Four Seasons Hotel on his admiration for Escoffier and being forced to reflect on his own culinary identity.

Image: Nic Crilly Hargrave

Latest opening: The Pig’s Ear

By Restaurant

The Gladwin brothers have made their first move into the pub world with their new gastropub and dining room.

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Latest opening: Sandwich Sandwich London

By James McAllister

The Bristol-based operator has arrived in London to deliver hench sarnies and an abundance of savoury pastries and sweet treats. Just be prepared for a long queue.

The biggest stories in restaurants and hospitality

Friday five: the week's top hospitality stories

By Restaurant

A restaurant group being targeted by criminals threatening fake reviews, Pret's surprise scrapping of its Club Pret model, and the many movements of Jason Atherton are among this week's most-read stories.

Boxpark confirms Shoreditch closure ahead of Camden and Liverpool Street openings

Boxpark confirms Shoreditch closure

By James McAllister

Boxpark will close its original site in London’s Shoreditch by end of the summer ahead of plans to open new locations in Camden and Liverpool Street later this year.

Sam's Riverside and Sam's Waterside founder Sam Harrison on wine

Uncorked: Sam Harrison

By Joe Lutrario

The founder of Sam’s Riverside, Sam’s Waterside and Sam’s Kitchen on Echezeaux Grand Cru, Portugal’s Alentejo region and pushy somms.

The Tivoli to open in Cheltenham

The Tivoli to open in Cheltenham

By Restaurant

West Country-based operators Tom Noest and Peter Creed will open their fifth venue later this month, in Cheltenham.

Dave McCarthy head chef at Scott's in London's Mayfair on getting a dressing down from AA Gill and what drink to pair with Monster Munch

Flash-grilled: Dave McCarthy

By James McAllister

The head chef at Scott's in London's Mayfair on getting a dressing down from AA Gill, nightmares of childhood dinners, and what drink to pair with Monster Munch.

Ramen restaurant group Tonkotsu to launch Bristol site

Tonkotsu heads to Bristol

By Joe Lutrario

London-centric ramen restaurant group Tonkotsu has chosen Bristol for its third regional location.

NIJŪ Japanese restaurant Mayfair Endo Kazutoshi

Latest opening: NIJŪ

By Joe Lutrario

The increasingly prolific Endo Kazutoshi has been drafted in to turn things around at Creative Restaurant Group’s short-lived 20 Berkeley restaurant.

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