World’s Best Female Chef: Hélène Darroze May06

World’s Best F...

Hélène Darroze has been named the Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef 2015. Our review on her eponymous London restaurant at The Connaught is available to read here (http://www.esdmagazine.com/helene-darroze-connaught/). Through this accolade, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, in...

Sakura at Sake no Hana Apr17

Sakura at Sake no Ha...

From 20th April to 20th June Sake no Hana (read our review here), the Japanese restaurant by Hakkasan Group, will be celebrating the arrival of Spring and Japanese cherry blossom season with the return of Sakura at Sake no Hana, a secret cherry blossom garden in the heart of Mayfair. This...

Luxury at Coworth Park Apr01

Luxury at Coworth Pa...

  Our friends at the Dorchester Collection are offering the perfect family Easter break destination with special rates at Coworth Park.  Guests will be able to enjoy stunning accommodation, superb dining and a luxury spa, just 45 minutes from London. Kids will be thoroughly...

Almeida to Host Charity Dinner for NSPCC Mar18

Almeida to Host Char...

On Monday 20 April, Almeida (read our review) will host a charity dinner to raise money for children’s charity NSPCC. The North London restaurant on Almeida Street will embark on an evening of childhood nostalgia creating a three-course menu inspired by fairytales and folklore of the past...

Alexander McQueen Pret-a-Portea at The Berkeley Mar13

Alexander McQueen Pr...

To celebrate the launch of the ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum on 14th March 2015, The Berkeley has included of two of the designer’s most iconic designs as part of its Pret-a-Portea fashion afternoon tea.  Taking inspiration...

Billecart-Salmon Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Mar03

Billecart-Salmon Bla...

A bottle of Champagne Billecart-Salmon Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru is the perfect way to make someone feel special this Easter Sunday. With delicacy and elegance, this chardonnay cuvée has a fine mousse of bubbles which accompanies the glints of its gold colour. It has an aroma of dry fruits,...

Maze Grill at 11 Park Walk Feb24

Maze Grill at 11 Par...

11 Park Walk, originally the site of Ramsay’s Aubergine restaurant, will open as a maze Grill in April 2015. Inspired by the grill rooms of Manhattan, the new 60-cover restaurant will offer the concept’s signature rare breed steaks, fish and poultry from the Josper grill alongside an...

The Glenmorangie Unseen Bar Feb20

The Glenmorangie Uns...

Glenmorangie is launching its first ever London pop-up running from 13 – 21 March in the heart of Soho: ‘The Glenmorangie Unseen Bar’.   Guests will discover The Unseen Bar on 15 Bateman Street and step inside to experience the unseen lengths and artistry which goes into creating...

anCnoc 1975 vintage Feb10

anCnoc 1975 vintage

anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has released its 1975 Vintage. The exclusive single malt was drawn from just three casks at anCnoc’s Knockdhu Distillery in Huntly. Only 1590 bottles of this rare single malt will be available in markets including the UK, USA, Russia and Canada from...

Cooking Wild Mushrooms with Mike Robinson Jan27

Cooking Wild Mushroo...

Professional chef and gamesman Mike Robinson has taken us through a range of sumptuous recipes, exploring the use of game meat and fresh ingredients, showing his creative flair for food. Wild mushroom foraging is often popular with those who love the great outdoors and Mike is no stranger to...

Chai Wu at Harrods Jan14

Chai Wu at Harrods

Chai Wu, a new modern Chinese restaurant, will open on the fifth floor of Harrods on 18 January. The restaurant will accommodate 90 diners. The menu at Chai Wu was created by Chef Jason See Meng Hwa, who specialises in Chinese cookery, and overseen by Ian Pengelley, Group Executive Chef, one...

Paul Foster at Titchwell Manor Jan07

Paul Foster at Titch...

Tuesday 27th January sees the final guest chef appearance in the Supper Club Chef Series at Titchwell Manor with a visit from Paul Foster, head chef at the award-winning Mallory Court hotel. Named Observer Young Chef of the Year in 2011, Paul is known for his fine food and nouveau British...

Grey Goose Transforms Radio Dec23

Grey Goose Transform...

Until late March 2015, Grey Goose is bringing alpine chic to Radio, the rooftop bar at the ME London. Situated on the tenth floor of the hotel, the bar’s surroundings have been transformed to create a winter retreat. The urban après-ski experience will transport visitors from...

Valentine’s at Luton Hoo Dec17

Valentine’s at...

This February Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa is inviting couples to celebrate the most romantic time of the year with their Valentine’s Day Escape. Upon arrival couples will be treated to Champagne and canapés followed by a five course candlelit dinner in the Wernher Restaurant. The menu...

Chamberlain’s Sunday Lunch Dec10

Chamberlain’s ...

Chamberlain’s, one of the City of London’s foremost restaurants, has announced that it will be open for Sunday lunches from the New Year. Based in Leadenhall Market, the restaurant is owned by one of Billingsgate’s key wholesalers – Chamberlain & Thelwell –...

Shaun Rankin at 12 Hay Hill Dec02

Shaun Rankin at 12 H...

12 Hay Hill has announced that Shaun Rankin will provide the entire dining offering at their Mayfair venue. Rankin, who has held a Michelin star since 2005, will serve his Jersey-inspired menus to members and tenants at 12 Hay Hill, a new club which will offer its members a luxurious...

Staritsky & Levitsky Vodka Nov26

Staritsky & Lev...

Staritsky & Levitsky Reserve Vodka has been awarded a silver medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Simon Difford awarded the vodka a 4.5/5 star ‘Excellent’ rating, commenting on its crystal clear appearance and soft mouth-feel yet pronounced black pepper and faint...

Jura 1984 Vintage Nov14

Jura 1984 Vintage

In 1984, Jura casked a small quantity of single malt whisky and, thirty years later, Jura 1984 Vintage, has been released as a limited edition malt. There are only 1,984 individually numbered bottles available worldwide, with a retail price of £750. With this rare and richly aromatic malt,...

Cognac Frapin 1988 Vintage Nov07

Cognac Frapin 1988 V...

A new, 25-year old, cognac has been launched by Domaines Frapin: Cognac Frapin Millésime 1988. The grapes were harvested from an area on the Frapin estate known as ‘Chez Piet’ – characterised by its chalky and clayey soil and crumbly chalky subsoil, typical of the Grande...

Glen Grant 50 Year Old Oct27

Glen Grant 50 Year O...

This year Glen Grant is releasing an exceptionally rare edition, the Glen Grant 50 Year Old. On 28 October 1963 a special cask was hand filled by a young man, Dennis Malcolm. It would slowly mature for 50 years until 25 November 2013 when it reached its zenith – a robust, full-bodied and...

The Wellesley Oct21

The Wellesley

  The Wellesley (read our review here), London’s first boutique-grand hotel, has created luxurious seasonal package for guests to enjoy this wintertime. The ‘Very Merry Penthouse Experience’ will ensure a magical festive break, combining sophisticated luxury with the hotel’s...

5 New teapigs Oct14

5 New teapigs

This October, teapigs (read our feature article here) is introducing five new “blow your socks off” blends in response to consumer demand for ever more adventurous flavours. The new range features bold, punchy, indulgent teas, all of which are caffeine free and only 3 calories per cup....

The Showcase at Ellenborough Park Oct02

The Showcase at Elle...

The Showcase is the first meeting on the Cheltenham racing 2014-15 calendar and is seen by many as the start of the National Hunt season. Set in spectacular 350 acres with Ellenborough Park (read our review here) in the distance, the hotel provides the ideal location for the Cheltenham Races...

The Ardmore Legacy Sep19

The Ardmore Legacy

The Ardmore distillery has just launched The Ardmore Legacy, a lightly peated Highland single malt. The Ardmore Legacy continues the distillery’s history of producing the only traditionally peated Highland single malt whisky and will replace Ardmore Traditional Cask as its core...

The Dysart Petersham Sep11

The Dysart Petersham

The Dysart Petersham has achieved the highest score of any establishment in the borough of Richmond in the 2015 Good Food Guide, published this week. The Dysart Petersham was a new entry in the guide and scored an impressive 6 (recognising ‘Exemplary cooking skills, innovative ideas,...

Almeida Re-opens Sep05

Almeida Re-opens

Almeida restaurant will re-open this September to reveal a contemporary new interior. The updated décor will reflect Michelin-trained Head Chef Tommy Boland’s concept for the restaurant’s food: light, modern dishes made using the freshest seasonal produce available. The semi-private...

Alimentum Game Tasting Menu Aug29

Alimentum Game Tasti...

Mark Poynton, Chef-Patron of Michelin-starred Alimentum (read the review here) in Cambridge, has crafted a six-course game menu for the autumn. Available from the 1st September until the end of November, Mark’s team will be embracing the British shooting season and serving up a menu for...

Fortnum & Mason at Grosvenor House Apartments Aug12

Fortnum & Mason...

Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living has announced a new partnership with Fortnum & Mason, introducing guests to the heritage and outstanding artisanal products of the Piccadilly Store. Guests of Grosvenor House Apartments’ recently unveiled London Suites, as well as the four...

Tequila Patrón at Selfridges Aug06

Tequila Patrón at Se...

Tequila Patrón has unveiled its first ever Selfridges window. As the only tequila brand to take part in Selfridges ‘Meet The Makers’ campaign, Patrón set about showcasing the artisanal craft that goes into hand producing the world’s number one ultra premium tequila. Patrón was one of...

HKK Moon Cakes Jul30

HKK Moon Cakes

From 11th August to 13th September Michelin-starred HKK, the newest addition to Hakkasan’s London restaurants, will be offering delicately crafted moon cakes on their 15-course menu to celebrate the mid-Autumn festival, one of China’s oldest and most respected traditions. Chef Tong...

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