Hawkyns by Atul Kochhar

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Old Amersham, arguably the most beautiful and quintessentially English town in Britain, with its Four Weddings and a Funeral aesthetic (the movie was filmed there), quaint houses, rich history and glorious landscapes has been jazzed up by its new and slightly edgy, restaurant: Hawkyns. Founded by twice-Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar, this is a apt combination... Read more »

Cinnamon Bazaar

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Cinnamon Bazaar is the new opening of the Cinnamon Collection – the Indian restaurant group headed up by chef Vivek Singh. Based in Covent Garden, just a stone’s throw from Charing Cross Station, this two storey site serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, along with cocktails and light snacks. The Cinnamon Collection group, which includes the... Read more »

Cinnamon Soho

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Sunday Brunch with bottomless drinks is becoming an institution in London. Par that with another English institution – Indian cuisine – and you have a recipe for lasting London success. That is precisely what Cinnamon Soho, a sister branch of the Cinnamon London group, has set out to establish and so far, they are proving... Read more »

Afternoon Tea at The Stand Palace Hotel

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The Stand Palace Hotel is a little slice of London history and having opened in 1909 its prime position on the street it’s named after (The Strand if you’ve not been keeping up) has meant it’s continued to be a thriving central London hotel; and no central London hotel is complete without serving an Afternoon... Read more »

Zumbura

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There’s no place like home is a sentiment that stretches far beyond the confides of one’s abode. The Wizard of Oz’s Dorothy wished to return to Kansas - not the little farm-shack she lived in. It’s the unrivalled familiarity and tranquillity of the street, town or even city in which you lay your hat. For... Read more »

Moti Mahal

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Restaurants in Theatreland fight a constant battle against show times disrupting the naturally evolving evening. On top of this, the weekends are plagued by day-trippers looking for a quick bite to eat before filling the stiletto-stabbed floors of central London clubs. Though this fast paced environment is great if you’re involved, the huge fluctuations in... Read more »

Bombay Brasserie

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One of the best things about dining in London is undoubtedly the variety. Londoners enjoy a rarely matched level of high quality foods from different cultures and often times in close proximity to one another - though this is not exactly a new phenomenon in the Capital, it was at the top of my thoughts... Read more »