Restaurants & Bars Guide News

News for August 2016

Peyotito London Notting Hill restaurant Mexican food bar Peyotito: The Verdict

The team behind Mayfair Mexican Peyote have branched out to Notting Hill, promising fun, spice and copious amounts of mescal. Has Eduardo Garcia got a hot hit on his hands? 

London restaurants breakfast Best breakfasts in town

We’re highlighting the essential working breakfast spots in London, so you can start your day sunny side up

Clipstone London restaurant bar London BloomsburyClipstone: The Verdict

Opened on 25 July, how is Portland’s highly anticipated little sister shaping up one month in? We headed to Fitzrovia to find out

London restaurant bar snacksLondon’s fanciest bar snacks

When peanuts simply won’t do (this is Squaremeal, darling), check out our pick right here – don’t forget to take note for your next tipsy outing…

Jose, South Bank, LondonEngorge for España with some tasty tapas

We’re officially in the last days of summer (cry), so make the most of them with a summery Spanish meal. We present London’s best small plate goodness

Aquavit restaurant chef Emma BengsstonTwo minutes with Emma Bengtsson

Almost 30 years after setting up shop in New York, Nordic sensation Aquavit is set to open in London overseen by executive chef Emma Bengtsson. Avid foodies that we are, we managed to track Emma down for a quick chat to find out more

Edinburgh Festival Scotland Summer 2015Eat your way around Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

Heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this month? We’ve got enough inspiration to fill a wheelbarrow, so click this way for our guide

Squaremeal lifestyle cook book reviewsCooking The Books: summer releases

Want to bring the flavours of London’s top restaurants into your home? Here's the verdict on the newest cookbooks to hit the shelves, tried and tested by us

Olympic pop up food event London 2016 RioOlympic food fever hits London

It all kicks off on Friday 5 August and while most people can’t run 100 metres in 9.58 seconds like Mr Bolt, there’s still plenty of other ways to join in

Dickie Fitz Restaurant Feb 2016 2Be The Critic: August 2016

Did you know that you can submit your restaurant reviews to our website? Find out how here, as well as who’s been where this month and how to win big

Flora Indica Indian restaurant bar Earl's Court London Flora Indica: The Verdict

This ambitious Earl’s Court newcomer follows a Brits-discovering-India theme and runs with it – occasionally in baffling directions