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Ayala chef surveyVote in the AYALA SquareMeal Female Chef of the Year survey

Vote in the AYALA SquareMeal Female Chef of the Year survey

Bucket seafood fired fresh plateBe The Critic: August 2018

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Jean Georges pizza logoVote in the 2018 SquareMeal London Survey

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The Curtain london hotels dining cool interiors restaurantsBe The Critic: July 2018

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Casamia Bristol Peter Sanchez Iglesias with team outside restaurant with awardUK Top 100 Restaurants 2018

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Nuala restaurant small plates tartar chicken drinksBe The Critic: June 2018

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SquareMeal Award - Hall of Fame

The SquareMeal awards recognise all-round excellence across the UK’s restaurant scene. The top accolade is Restaurant of the Year, which is given for the finest overall package, while Best New Restaurant is awarded twice yearly to the most outstanding London restaurant launched during the given period. The Best UK Restaurant title goes to the establishment outside London that has most captured the imagination of diners

Bala Baya London city restaurant bar counter diningBe The Critic: May 2018

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Andre GArrett restaurant interior tablesLast chance to cast your vote in the 2018 SquareMeal UK Survey

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Kitchen Theory London Barnet tasting menu dining experienceBe The Critic: March 2018

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Nuala restaurant small plates tartar chicken drinksBe The Critic: February 2018

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ugly dumplings 2017Be The Critic: January 2018

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The Sportsman Kent restaurant barUK Top 100 Restaurants 2017

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Gymkhana Savile Row Square Meal Restaurant of the Year 2014Square Meal's Best Restaurants of 2014

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Gymkhana Savile Row wins Square Meal BMW restaurant of the year 2014Gymkhana wins BMW Square Meal Restaurant of the Year award 2014

BMW Square Meal Restaurant of the Year is won by an Indian restaurant for the first time