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Duddells

An immaculate upscale Chinese joint in a beautiful setting? Music to HotJoint's ears Sometimes, restaurants arrive like a fancy private yacht at a harbour and ...
Kimchee

Kimchee

Kimchee in St Pancras is a beautiful but efficient showcase for Korean food The St Pancras area is not a place to launch a small edgy restaurant it seems becau...
Story

Story

Tom Sellers is a Michelin starred success, er, story that we should cherish To our credit, the Brits love a boy done good (or a girl done good), someone born i...
Cube food

Cubé

Amazing, tiny sushi joints are the bees' knees - and Mayfair just took receipt of a cracker: meet Cubé It is worth asking the question why so many sushi joint...
Gul and Sepoy

Gul and Sepoy

A fresh take on Indian food - from the Gunpowder team. This is what we love! OK, we wanted a different take on Indian food and we got it. In fact, we’ve been...
Flour and Grape

Flour and Grape

Shutting a much-loved joint to open a different concept is a risk, but for Flour and Grape looks like a happy occasion OK, pasta is not a new concept – in Br...

Ben’s Canteen

What is it with Aussie's a great-eating all day joints? Just ask Ben ... At some point in time the great food god in the sky decided that Aussie food could do ...

Santo Remedio

The purveyors of authentic, vivid Mexican food stage a triumphant return Regular HotJointers will know that we are more than a bit partial to the wonderful - a...
Ceremony

Ceremony

A veggie joint that meat-eaters will like? We've heard that before, but then, Ceremony is different We all eat veggie food all the time. Cereal and toast, chee...

The Game Bird

A sumptuous set of British classics awaits the lucky folk who walk into The Game Bird What is comfort? Well, it must hold some sense of the familiar and the we...

Villa Mamas

West London welcomes a Bahrainian restaurant in upmarket and convivial surroundings Bahrain doesn’t get much press, to be fair. It is a small island state of...

Prawn on the Lawn

They don't have a lawn, but the freshest prawns in Islington! OK, let’s deal with this first: they don’t have a lawn. You can’t sit on the non-existent l...
The Coal Shed

The Coal Shed

The Coal Shed is the king of Brighton restaurants, but can it cut it in the Big Smoke? Hell, yes ... Opening in London having been a success in the ‘burbs or...
Salon interior

Salon

Salon is a big thing in Brixton; and it'll be a big thing in London very soon Oh London, oh Salon, oh Nicholas Balfe, oh Brixton. Life jut doesn’t get much b...
Bleecker

Bloomberg Arcade

The first four joints in Bloomberg's keenly awaited restaurant Arcade are up and running; and they are familiar names ... Vinoteca This viti-destination deser...