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News for May 2018

five bottle shotWhat we’re drinking

This month’s best sips

a crowd of people sat at tables in Brat restaurant in Shoreditch LondonFour must-visit new restaurants

Check out these new London restaurants that need to be on your to do list

Peter Sanchez Iglesias chef in chef's coat in front of white doorPeter Sanchez-Iglesias of Casamia interview: Keeping it in the family

Interview with the team at Casamia Bristol restaurant, the winners of SquareMeal's Best UK Restaurant award 2018

Chicama brunch dishes11 of the best brunches in Chelsea

Where to get your next avo fix

British seaside colourful beach huts blue skyThe 10 best beach cafés in the UK

We do like to be beside the seaside – especially if we’re eating in one of these beachside beauties

eggs in grey dish on grey tray11 Mayfair breakfasts worth getting out of bed for

Start your day right with a breakfast of champions


red dessert old crownLondon restaurants celebrating the royal wedding

Where to toast to Harry and Meg


Aqua Shard floral butterfly cocktail and desertLondon restaurants celebrating The Chelsea Flower Show 2018

London restaurants celebrating The Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The-Ivy-Market-Grill-restaurant-August 2016 710 places to go for brunch in Covent Garden

Here’s where to get your brunch fix


Manchester canal bridge view lightsThe 10 best restaurants in Manchester

Where to eat when in Manchester


London restaurant bars private dining rooms viewsPrivate dining rooms with stunning views of London

Check out these great private dining options with spectacular views of London

Craft London greens and flowers on cream plateWhere to eat this National Vegetarian Week

Ditching the meat doesn’t mean ditching the flavour

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

Muriel's Kitchen museli bowl being eaten book window16 great restaurants for brunch in South Kensington

Where to debrief over eggs and avo


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

Find out how you can win big by writing diner reviews