The competition to have the best steaks in London will go up a notch next month when Martin Williams, formerly and famously of the Gaucho Group, opens his own highly ambitious steak themed restaurant in Threadneedle Street.
The former team behind renowned Mayfair restaurant Scott’s have joined forces with a senior Ogilvy PR to open Verden, a new wine bar and restaurant in east London.
Heddon Street Kitchen is to be the latest London opening from the ever expanding Gordon Ramsay Group taking its portfolio of restaurants to 13.
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Perhaps unsurprisingly considering his high standing in the world of advertising, and the vociferous views on wine marketing which he expressed in last month’s Harper’s, Sir John Hegarty intends his 37 acre vineyard, located amid woodland and spontaneously sprouting herbs by Minervois’ Montaigne Noire, to be a brave venture.
Douglas Blyde speaks to Steve Manktelow on a career in bars and cocktails that has seen him work with legends like Dick Bradsell to running his own operation at the GOAT in Chelsea.
Fiona Griffiths talks to entrepreneur Peter Borg-Neal about his 10-strong (and growing) Hertfordshire-based group of pubs and restaurants, Oakman Inns.