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Oui Madame, in Stoke Newington: Gallic flair in spades Pic: Cecile Gabriel

Restaurant review: Oui Madame, Stoke Newington, N16

A splash of Gallic flair has landed in Stoke Newington in the form of Oui Madame: a hip new joint with lashings of garlic, fine wine and more than a soupçon of Parisian weirdness.

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Bird, in Shoreditch Pic: Ed Reeve

Restaurant review: Bird, Shoreditch, EC2

A Shoreditch restaurant is revamping fried chicken with a menu that is sure to ruffle feathers on London’s food circuit.

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Sunday Supper club at The Spread Eagle, Camden

Restaurant review: Supper club at The Spread Eagle, Camden, NW3

Supper clubs, where diners sit round communal tables and tuck into exotic “home-made” meals, have been around for a while now.

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Pub group Young's is putting on a series of supper clubs to celebrate British Food Fortnight

Sunday Supper Club comes to Camden’s Spread Eagle pub

To celebrate British Food Fortnight, the Spread Eagle pub in Camden is putting on a special supper club this Sunday.

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The Cuban brings food from the Caribbean to Camden

Restaurant review: The Cuban, Camden Town, NW1

Cuban food generally seems to be under represented in the pantheon of world cuisine. It’s well known for it’s cigars, rum, communist regime, classic cars and, via Earnest Hemmingway, giving Mojitos to the world.

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Eating at the rather grand Heliot Steak House makes you feel like Tony Montana

Restaurant Review: Heliot Steak House @ The Hippodrome, Leicester Square, WC2

If someone invited me out to dinner, then told me we were eating right next to Leicester Square Tube, I’d vaguely start to wonder if they were harbouring some kind of grudge.

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The impressive entrance of the Park Lane manison Pic: Gareth Gardner

Restaurant review: Lanes of London, Mayfair, W1

It’s both a blessing and a curse that the capital boasts good eating from the four corners of the globe.

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Forge & Co

Review: Forge & Co in Shoreditch

Loping into Forge & Co on a blustery Monday night, I was looking for a certain atmosphere to rouse my mood.

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The White Hart beer garden; the best in Stokie?

Restaurant review: The White Hart, Stoke Newington, N16

Not content with having almost certainly the best beer garden in Stokie, The White Hart is now upping its food game.

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Restaurant review: Fika, Brick Lane

Swedish food isn’t something that normally springs to mind with a mention of Brick Lane.

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Simply Fish

Restaurant review: Simply Fish, Shoreditch

Sometimes you just want things cooked a certain way but nothing on the menu in the restaurant you’re sitting in cuts it.

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Music See all

Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Album review: Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

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Theatre See all

Lord of the Flies

Theatre review: Lord of the Flies, Sadler’s Wells, EC1

Dance pioneer Matthew Bourne and his company New Adventures bring to life William Golding’s iconic dystopian novel in the show’s London debut.

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Cinema & Film See all

Frizzi 2 Fulci - Italian horror at the Barbican

Halloween preview: Composer Fabio Frizzi explains the art of putting music to blood, guts and gore

This Halloween, the Barbican will see Fabio Frizzi perform music he wrote for the late Italian film director, Lucio Fulci. who directed horror classics such as Zombie Flesh Eaters and City Of The Living Dead. Here, Frizzi tells us about the collaboration.

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