Fine Dining

Jean-Georges Vongerichten has opened abc kitchen at London's The Emory

Latest opening: abc kitchens

By Restaurant

Jean-Georges Vongerichten's latest London outpost is an effective amalgamation of three of his New York concepts.

Natalia Kozlowska head sommelier Studio Frantzen

Uncorked: Natalia Kozlowska

By Joe Lutrario

The head sommelier at Studio Frantzén on Christian Tschida, pairing red Burgundy with truffle-based dishes and great value Pauillac.

Images: Beth Evans

Latest opening: Lita

By Restaurant

Marylebone has welcomed a new Mediterranean restaurant that serves gutsy food in a stylish setting.

Knightsbridge Italian restaurant Sale e Pepe has reopened

Latest opening: Sale e Pepe

By Stefan Chomka

Now part of Thesleff Group, the stalwart Knightsbridge Italian restaurant is celebrating its 50th birthday with a comprehensive nip and tuck.

Tom Slegg manager at The Angel Hotel in Bury St. Edmunds on wine

Uncorked: Tom Slegg

By Joe Lutrario

The manager of The Angel Hotel in Bury St. Edmunds on Lismore’s Samantha O’Keefe, pairing Tetley tea and custard creams, and his time at influential Soho restaurant Arbutus.

London's Batman restaurant Park Row closes

Batman ends: London’s Park Row closes

By Joe Lutrario

Wonderland Restaurants has closed its Batman-themed London restaurant Park Row but says it intends to relocate its immersive dining experience The Monarch Theatre.

The Cocochine restaurant Mayfair chef Larry Jayasekara

Latest opening: The Cocochine

By Joe Lutrario

Larry Jayasekara’s debut solo restaurant project is as impressive as it is distinctive. Just don’t ask how much it cost to deliver.

Ben Hodges co-owner of London wine pub Alfi

Uncorked: Ben Hodges

By Joe Lutrario

The co-owner of Spitalfields ‘pub with wines’ Alfi on not taking communion, Galician wine and seafood and waiting too long for his drink.

Maddy Riches co-owner of Brighton restaurant Dilsk on wine

Uncorked: Maddy Riches

By Joe Lutrario

The co-founder of Brighton restaurant Dilsk on Piedmont-based winemaker Chiara Boschis, Pieropan’s La Rocca and the unusual structure of her wine list.

What are the big restaurant openings for April 2024

Restaurant radar: April 2024

By Restaurant

A brace of restaurants from David Carter and Harts Group and follow up venues from Los Mochis, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and Josh and Paul Katz are among this month's openings to have on your radar.

Ola Bober head of wine at Clapham restaurant Ploussard

Uncorked: Ola Bober

By Joe Lutrario

The head of wine at Clapham’s Ploussard on Jura, Les Caves de Pyrene founder Eric Nairoo and crying inside when people request oaky wines.

Jesus Adorno departs Arlington after one month

Jesus Adorno departs Arlington after one month

By James McAllister

Maître d’ Jesus Adorno has left his role as director of Jeremy King’s recently-launched Arlington in London’s Mayfair, just one month after the restaurant’s opening.

Jeremy King returns to London restaurant scene with the opening of Arlington

Latest opening: Arlington

By Stefan Chomka

Jeremy King’s return to the London restaurant scene is reassuringly familiar.

Matt Emmerson co-founder of Perilla and Morchella on wine

Uncorked: Matt Emmerson

By Joe Lutrario

The co-founder of Perilla and the more recently launched Morchella on Cosmic Constellation, Staftler Hoff and Giuseppe Rinaldi.

The Leeds town of Horsforth has welcomed French bistro Bavette from two London professionals

Latest opening: Bavette

By Restaurant

The Leeds town of Horsforth has welcomed a French bistro from two seasoned London professionals.

Ryan Johnson head sommelier Umu London

Uncorked: Ryan Johnson

By Joe Lutrario

The head sommelier at Mayfair's Umu on Château Rayas, DRC and helping his guests choose the right sake.