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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...
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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...
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Cartel, Battersea

Mexican party joint with emphasis on fine tequilas and mezcal It’s long been a bugbear of tequila and mezcal producers that the global image of their wonderf...
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...