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Review: Dishoom, Upper St. Martin’s Lane
Hg2 goes dining in the recently-opened Indian restaurant Dishoom. A place for genuine curry lovers who fancy a modern take on their traditional dishes.
A chat with Eau de Vie manager, Nikki Baltrop
Londoner Nikki Baltrop moved her hedonistic life from London to Beirut, and became restaurant manager at Phoenicia Hotel's Eau de Vie.
A chat with Ecclestone Square Hotel’s Olivia Byrne
As she prepares to take on the role of company director at the Ecclestone Square Hotel, Olivia Byrne sits down with Hg2 to share her best bits of London.
Young and Foodish Spag Wednesday Meatball Pop-Up
Andrew's on Gray's in Road hosts Young and Foodish Spag Wednesday Meatball Pop-Up.
Spice Market at the W Hotel London
Asian street-food inspired cuisine, plush decor and mood lighting make Spice Market at the W Hotel a must visit.
French Chic at Marylebone High Street’s Cafe Luc
Sample the signature steak tartare at Cafe Luc, one of Marylebone Village's best eateries.
Mothers Eat for Free this Mother’s Day at the Chesterfield
Treat your mum to a Mother's Day treat at the Chesterfield in Notting Hill - she goes free!
Hg2 Chats to Blogger Julia Pearson
Blogger and contributing Editor to HotelChatter Julia Pearson shares her picks of the capital.
Tsuyoshi Murakami Brings his Cuisine to London
This April, Sao Paulo based chef Tsuyoshi Murakami is hosting two dinners at nuno Mendes' Loft Project in London.
Marylebone’s Mandeville Hotel and DeVille Restaurant
The Mandeville hotel offers perfect location for shopping and afternoon tea at its attached deVille Restaurant.
Midnite Cookies Offers Late Night Delivery Service
Midnite Cookies enables you to satisfy your late night sugar cravings, with a selection of sweet treats on offer to be delivered straight to your door.
Maiden Bakery Launch Cakes for Japan
To raise funds for the victims of the Japanese earthquake, Maiden are selling cakes in the guise of sushi.
Gingerline Hosts Pop-Up Restaurant and Art Evenings.
New creative enterprise Gingerline hosts pop up restaurant and art evenings in London's East End in secret locations.
We Interview Chef Joël Antunes
Chef Joël Antunes chats to Hg2 about his hedonistic past, the culinary scene in London and his plans for the future.
The Penny Black Opens its Doors on Fulham Road
The Penny Black serves traditional comfort food classics in a stylish setting.
Hg2 Guides at Selfridges
London department store Selfridges is giving our Hg2 Guides pride of place in their book section.
Trishna to Host Monthly Pairing Evening
Top London Indian restaurant Trishna set to host Not Your average Curry night - Thinking Outside the Bottle matching wine and beer to Indian cuisine.
Hg2 Visits Michelin Starred Texture Restaurant
We discover Texture Restaurant lives up to its hype as we sample its Icelandic-inspired menu.
The Fish Place Opens in Battersea
The Fish Place opens on the Battersea waterfront and is a welcome addition to the area's culinary offering.
Inamo St. James – Oriental Fusion at its Best
Inamo St. James offers high-end cuisine and cocktails, complete with interactive ordering system and 'chef cam'.
The Eccleston Square Hotel to Open in June
The Eccleston Square Hotel, despite its central location, is a mere 25 minutes from Heathrow and offers patrons the 'world's best beds' to boot.
Cora Sun-Drop at the Natural History Museum
The Cora Sun-Drop is the world's largest yellow pear shaped diamond, and is now on display at London's Natural History Museum.
Lutyens to celebrate Chef’s Heritage for St. Patricks Day
The kitchen at Fleet Street's Lutyens is headed up by Irish chef David Burke who will give the menu a taste of his homeland this St Patricks day.
Inamo Opens Second Restaurant in London
Following the popularity of its predecessor in Soho, oriental fusion restaurant Inamo has opened a second branch on Lower Regent Street.
Opening of New Ottolenghi Venture Nopi
Yotem Ottolenghi is the man behind Nopi , a tiny new Soho restaurant serving middle Eastern and Asian inspired dishes.
New Pan Asian Cocochan Opens on St. James Street
Cocochan is St. James Street newest addition to its ever growing array of eateries.
City Boy Breakfast at the Fox and Anchor
The Fox and Anchor's City Boy breakfast is certainly not for the faint-hearted.
Interview with Model Katia Elizarova
We sit down with international model Katia Elizarova as she reveals what she loves about London.
Frozen Yogurt is the New Ice Cream
As the capital's latest trend, frozen yogurt is everywhere in London. Heres where to get the best.
Waterloo Bar & Grill is Commuter Dining at its Best
The recently renamed Waterloo Bar & Grill offers quality food and drink in prime location for commuters.
Old World French Charm at Mon Plaisir
El Pirata Detapas Opens in Westbourne Grove
El Pirata's new sibling, El Pirata Detapas offers Spanish cuisine perfect for sharing.
J Sheekey is the Perfect Fashion Week Stop-Off
Enjoy oysters and champagne at J Sheekey in between shows this Fashion Week.
Mayfair’s Babbo Serves Great Italian Fare With a Smile
Defying its overwhelming exterior, Babbo offers first class Italian fare and intimate service in the heart of London's Mayfair.
Review: Boisdale of Belgravia
Boisdale of Belgravia - a traditional Scottish restaurant on Eccleston Street - celebrates Scottish food, whiskey, cigars and jazz.
Review: Yashin sushi, Kensington
The creation of London sushi chefs Yasuhiro Mineno and Shinya Ikeda, Yashin has an authentic menu and an impressive wine and sake collection.
Review: the Royal Academy restaurant
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough enjoys a night at the museume and a visit to Peyton and Byrne's newest venture; the Royal Academy restaurant.
A night at The Goring Hotel
The Goring has long been a favourite with the royals, and it's rumoured to be hosting Kate's last night as a blushing bride-to-be.
Cirque du Soleil’s Totem at the Royal Albert Hall
The circus is coming back to town! The Royal Albert Hall has been transformed, and is hosting Cirque du Soleil's new show, Totem.
A Michelin Star for Petersham Nurseries
Enjoy your Michelin-starred dinner - courtesy of chef Skye Gyngell - at Petersham Nurseries, one of London's most charming secret gardens.

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