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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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Fika

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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Lima's  interior is a sleek blue bistro

Restuaurant review: Lima Floral, Covent Garden, WC2

Peruvian food has graduated from an on-trend, culinary flash in the pan a couple of summers ago to now being a mainstay of the capital’s food scene.

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The interior is like an impeccably tasteful great aunt's parlour Pic: Thomas Bowles

Restaurant review: Clutch, Shoreditch, E2

Everyone loves fried chicken, don’t they? Well I certainly do, but generally only get to eat it during furtive, angst-ridden, post-pub trips to places with names derivative of a certain colonel’s vast empire.

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The fantastic seared seasame tuna

Restaurant review: K10, Finsbury, EC2

Glutton that I am, when it comes to running the gauntlet of Friday night takeaway options I often overlook Sushi due to the lack of a “feeling stuffed” factor.

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Think Eat Drink

Restaurant review: Think Eat Drink, King’s Cross, N1

The worst thing about ­responsibly sourced, ethical produce is that you’re often far too aware of where what’s on your plate came from.

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It's a well-lit, shabby-chic, suit populated affair

Restaurant review: St Bart’s Brewery, Farringdon, EC1

Heading to a Farringdon ­establishment on a weekday night you are pretty much guaranteed two things: suits and steaks.

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Music See all

Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Hackney Yard Theatre Jacks Johns and Lilian Schiffer

Theatre review: These Are Your Lives at the Yard Theatre

Are you sitting comfortably? May the chat show begin. This darkly comic play starts simply, quietly, the audience very much part of the scene.

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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future

It didn’t get off to the best start, with the first week of shows cancelled and angry fans taking to social media in their droves to vent their frustrations.

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