Fine Dining

Jean-Baptiste Requien D&D London

How I Got Here: Jean-Baptiste Requien

By Joe Lutrario

The French front of house supremo is currently a director of operations at D&D London but is best known for his work at Gordon Ramsay Group and appearing on a number of Ramsay's TV Shows.

Latest opening: Gridiron restaurant opens in London's Como hotel on Park Lane

Latest opening: Gridiron

By Stefan Chomka

Celebs are out, flame grilling is in at the former Met Bar on Mayfair's Park Lane.

Norwegian Seafood Innovation Day

Video: Making seafood the star of your menu

By Restaurant

Restaurant magazine teamed up with Seafood from Norway last month to run a seafood focused development workshop, discussion and lunch at Adam Byatt’s restaurant, Upstairs at Trinity.

The secret stagiaire: Hide, Mayfair

The secret stagiaire: Hide, Mayfair

By The secret stagiaire

Our stagiaire gets a lesson in flower arranging, rapid tweezer deployment and which door to use (and which not to) when coming to work

Flash-grilled: Adam Byatt

Flash-grilled: Adam Byatt

By Georgia Bronte

Adam Byatt, chef patron of Trinity in Clapham, trained at the likes of Claridge's and The Square before launching his first solo restaurant, Thyme, in 2001. He launched Trinity in 2006 - which has retained a Michelin star since 2016 - and Bistro...

Northcote reveals impressive chef lineup for its Obsession 19 event

Northcote reveals impressive chef lineup for its Obsession 19 event

By Stefan Chomka

A roster of chefs from England and across the world, including James Lowe, Marc Fosh, Ollie Dabbous, Norbert Niederkofler, Andrew Wong, Marianne Lumb, Matt Orlando, Niall Keating and Romy Gill will be cooking at Northcote’s 19th annual Obsession chef...

Luke Tipping Simpsons

Flash-grilled: Luke Tipping

By Joe Lutrario

Luke Tipping is the executive chef and director of Simpsons. The Michelin-starred Birmingham restaurant recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, marking the milestone with a series of special dinners for the region’s top chefs.

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Latest opening: Kahani

By Stefan Chomka

Former Tamarind chef Peter Joseph has opened his debut restaurant.

James Cochran 1251

Latest opening: 1251

By Joe Lutrario

Chef James Cochran - who left the restaurant which continues to bear his name in the City early this year - has opened an ambitious fine dining restaurant on Islington's Upper Street.

Richard Allen The Orangery Rockliffe Hall

Flash-grilled: Richard Allen

By Joe Lutrario

The executive head chef of The Orangery at Rockliffe Hall in County Durham on his love of fishing and his mother's cooking and his admiration of Northcote's Nigel Howarth.

Restaurant Radar: September 2018

Restaurant Radar: September 2018

By Sophie Witts

We round-up some of the openings to watch this month, including London debuts from Tom Kerridge and Mark Wahlburg (yes really).

George Blogg Gravetye Manor

Flash-grilled: George Blogg

By Joe Lutrario

George Blogg is head chef of the recently overhauled Gravetye Manor in West Sussex. He has an impressive CV that includes two Michelin-starred restaurants The Square and Le Champignon Sauvage.

Marlon Abela:

Marlon Abela: "Fine dining is alive and well"

By Joe Lutrario

The restaurateur behind Mayfair restaurants The Greenhouse, Umu and the recently relaunched The Square has hit out at parts of the media for perpetuating the idea that fine dining is on the way out.