Restaurants & Bars Guide News

News for July 2016

Dinner at The Twits London Roald Dahl food event pop up experienceMr and Mrs Twit are having a dinner party and YOU are invited

Join Mr and Mrs Twit in their windowless house and ghastly garden for an evening you will never forget

Foley's Foley Street Fitzrovia London restaurant Mitz Vora The Palomar Square Meal SquaremealA look back at July's openings

Squaremeal takes a look back at some of July's biggest restaurant openings 

Ride London cyclist eventEat your way through the Ride London route

Pop on your helmet and lycra, as it’s time for Ride London 2016. Whether it’s post-race, or post-watching, we’ve got your meals covered

Martin Morales Merlin Labron Johnson Josh Katz Mattia Bianchi London restaurants Squaremeal Square MealCatching up with the chefs behind Clipstone, Berber & Q and Casita Andina

Thankfully for London’s foodies, new restaurants open almost every day in the capital. Three highly anticipated restaurant sequels are all opening their doors this week, so we instigated a quick-fire question session with the people behind them all

Berber & Q Exmouth Market London restaurantLondon’s best Middle Eastern restaurants

Thanks to the likes of Berber & Q, The Palomar and Black Axe Mangal, Middle Eastern cuisine is well and truly on the London food map

Chef Neil Rankin at Temper SohoTwo minutes with Neil Rankin

With a bursting CV including Pitt Cue Co, two Smokehouses and Bad Egg, Neil Rankin’s about to go solo in Soho. We gave him a call to find out more

The Fat Duck restaurant BrayUK Top 100 Restaurants 2016

Who came out on top? Who made the top ten? Will you ever be able to get a table? Questions, questions… click this way for all the answers

Antalya Turkey promotion Squaremeal summer magazine 2016Into the blue: dive in to Antalya

Climate, culture and cuisine are just three of the many reasons to put Turkey’s Antalya on your list of must-visit holiday destinations

Blandford Comptoir London Marylebone restaurant bar Xavier RoussetBe The Critic July 2016

We look back at where you’ve been eating in London over the past month. Join in to win Lavazza coffee machines, restaurant dinners and more

Hatchetts London restaurant Mayfair BritishHatchetts: The Verdict

This Mayfair newcomer opened on 4 July, serving modern Brit food by a chef in possession of a rather impressive CV. We were straight in there...

Forest Side restaurant UK top 100Squaremeal’s UK top 100 2016: The stats

The news is out: our BMW Best UK Restaurant 2016 is The Fat Duck. As for the other 99, we’ve been doing some number-crunching to discover how Great Britain shapes up

Bastille Day 2016 France London French French fancies for Bastille Day

When you think of French peasants parading around Paris with the Marquis de Launay’s head on a stick, do you get hungry? If the answer if yes, you’ll love this feature

Kricket Soho London Indian Brixton 2016Kricket announces Soho restaurant

Pop Brixton’s star resident Kricket has announced its second site and first restaurant proper on Denman Street, Soho, due to open later this year

Galvin at The Athenaeum London restaurant Piccadilly Galvin brothersGalvin at The Athenaeum: The Verdict

Michelin-starred brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin have just added to their empire with this Mayfair newcomer – here’s our new review

Football stadium sports eventsHow to celebrate (or survive) Euro 2016: update

Love football? Wish to stab all the balls out of sheer boredom? Either way, allow us to guide you across London for the final week of Euro 2016

Eneko at One Aldwych Covent Garden Eneko Atxa London restaurants SM Exclusive: Eneko at One Aldwych announces August soft launch

Eneko Atxa’s hotly anticipated Basque restaurant, Eneko at One Aldwych, will launch in Covent Garden on 1 August, with 50% off food all month – find out more here

Petit Pois Hackney London Restaurant Dining Food Petit Pois: The Verdict

Alastair Burgess (founder of world-famous bar Happiness Forgets) teams up with chef Chris Smith at this new French bistro in Hoxton Square – do they have a winner on their hands?