Restaurant

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...
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...

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...
The Begging Bowl

The Begging Bowl

A crafty Peckham Thai local with famous connections is set to open up an outpost David Thompson is a name that in the Western world, and bits of the East, is s...
Ducksoup

Ducksoup

Natural wines and clever Mediterranean-influenced food make Ducksoup a special, highly individual, experience In the 1970s and 80s, geeky, crusty beer loving t...
The Good Egg

The Good Egg

The Good Egg needs £500k in Crowdfunding to make the second venture in Kingly Court: the food is delicious, the clock is ticking ... The Good Egg is a tight s...

Big Apple Hot Dogs

Meaty, massive and bursting with flavour, Big Apple Hot Dogs are leading the way in quality dogs in the capital Let’s face it, it’s hard to be a connoisseu...
Wild Honey

Wild Honey

Wild Honey remains one of the defining restaurants for London, and Anthony Demetre one of the key people in the capital's food and drink The key to success in ...