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Friday five: the week's top hospitality stories

Friday five: the week's top hospitality stories

By Restaurant

The Ledbury's triumph at the National Restaurant Awards, another new project for Jason Atherton, and the £1bn sale of The Ivy are among this week's most read stories.

Chishuru to open in Fitzrovia next month

Chishuru to open in Fitzrovia next month

By Restaurant

Adejoké Bakare will open the second iteration of her West African restaurant Chishuru on London’s Great Titchfield Street next month.

Solstice restaurant Newcastle by chef Kenny Atkinson

Latest opening: Solstice

By Joe Lutrario

Kenny Atkinson’s second Newcastle restaurant will see him “push his skills” in what looks to be a play for two Michelin stars.

Chef Michael Wignall on The Angel at Hetton in Yorkshire Dales

Inside The Angel at Hetton

By Joe Lutrario

Michael Wignall on his progressive Yorkshire Dales venue, which has just been named Gastropub of the Year at the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards for the second time running.

Chris Leach and David Carter have moved Manteca restaurant to Shoreditch

Latest opening: Manteca

By Restaurant

Chris Leach and David Carter have made a triumphant move to Shoreditch.

London Shoreditch restaurant Two Lights announces permanent closure due to Coronavirus restrictions National Restaurant Awards

Shoreditch restaurant Two Lights announces permanent closure

By James McAllister

Two Lights, the neighbourhood-style restaurant in London's Shoreditch from Clove Club alumnus Chase Lovecky, has announced it will close permanently due to ongoing Coronavirus restrictions making the business 'untenable'.

Nathan Outlaw chef patron restaurant Outlaw's New Road Port Isaac Cornwall accessibility tasting menu a’ la carte National Restaurant Awards Sess...

Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards Sessions

Nathan Outlaw on rethinking top-end dining

By Joe Lutrario

The next video in the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards' Sessions series features Nathan Outlaw, who relaunched his flagship as a much simpler affair earlier this year.

Chef Asma Khan to move Darjeeling Express to a larger location restaurant Soho closed

Asma Khan: "I left a light on in the hope I'd come back"

By Restaurant

Asma Khan will not reopen her Soho restaurant Darjeeling Express once lockdown has been lifted on the 4 July but says she has plans to relaunch it in a larger venue that will become an incubator for female talent.

National Restaurant Awards Explores: London Roux at Parliament Square chef Steve Groves

National Restaurant Awards Explores: London

By Stefan Chomka

Our series of restaurant tours that feature venues on Restaurant magazine’s list of the top 100 restaurants in the UK heads to the capital, where we check in on three top dining rooms.

York National Restaurant Awards food tour

National Restaurant Awards Explores: York

By Joe Lutrario

As part of a new series of food tours featuring venues on Restaurant magazine’s list of the top 100 restaurants in the UK, we head to gastronomic hotspot York to visit a trio of forward-thinking establishments.

Flor Lyle's follow-up London restaurant opening

Latest opening: Flor

By Joe Lutrario

James Lowe and John Ogier’s follow-up to Lyle’s is stripped back and buzzy with an accessibly priced menu that takes its cues from the buvettes of Paris and the pintxos bars of San Sebastián.

Mikael Jonsson’s Hedone closes

Mikael Jonsson’s Hedone closes

By Joe Lutrario

Mikael Jonsson’s celebrated Chiswick restaurant Hedone has closed to the public. Its last official service was held on Saturday 1 June.

Restaurant Eats Out: Chelsea

Restaurant Eats Out: Chelsea

By Sophie Witts

Restaurant magazine took a group of chefs and operators, some of whom featured on last year's Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards top 100 list, to explore London's Chelsea for its latest food and drink tour.

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