Restaurants & Bars Guide News

News for June 2018

The Ivy Cafe Richmond 11 Hill Street London TW9 1SX restaurant Squaremeal Square Meal Caprice HoldingsSix of the best brunches in Richmond

Where to while away the weekend in Richmond


The Front Room at Rake's at AndazLondon bar round-up, June 2018

Wet your whistle in one of these five new watering holes

London restaurant bar summer terracesLondon’s best summer terraces 2018

Soak up the sunshine in these gorgeous outdoor spaces

London view of city over River ThamesLondon’s best riverside restaurants

Our favourite riverside dining spots, right in time for summer

The Potting Shed picnic hamper on benchSix of the best gourmet picnics money can buy

It’s the season for al fresco dining and there’s no better way to enjoy it than with a picnic

Bancone sweet ice creamLatest London restaurant openings

All the details about the latest restaurant openings and soft launches in London

Kricket London restaurant Soho Indian18 of the best restaurants for dinner in Soho

Our favourite places to spend an evening in Soho

Gin Mare bottle on grey backgroundGin Mare: The spirit of summer

Gin Mare’s Med Transfers offer the chance to swap London for the Mediterranean this summer, with the first of three urban bars tour kicking off in Borough on 26 June

Stock image of brown paper wrapped gift with bow for father's dayThe best gifts for Father’s Day

If you haven’t bought your dad a present for Father’s Day yet, fear not – you still have three days left. Let us show you our top picks

Greenwood London Victoria restaurant barThe Best Places to Watch the World Cup

Here’s our pick of the best 10 sports bar to catch a game in – or you can use this as a handy guide for where to avoid until the whole thing is over

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

Drum roll, please – here are our UK top 100 restaurants for the year ahead

Wright Brothers whisky and oystersSave vs splurge: Father’s Day in London

Whether you’re looking to splash the cash or save pennies, our Father’s Day guide has a bit of everything

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

Find out how you can win big by writing diner reviews


Sassy Cidre flowers drinksThe best pop ups and residencies in London this month

The one-stop shop for all of London’s latest pop ups and residencies, regularly updated, for your reading pleasure

gin cocktails with fruit and garnishThe SquareMeal Guide to Gin

To celebrate World Gin Day on Saturday 9 June, here’s our essential guide to everyone’s favourite juniper spirit, including notes on botanicals and styles, classic cocktails, recommendations of gins to try, top gin bars and great gin days out

Hélène Darroze at tableSquareMeal’s Best Female Chefs Series: Hélène Darroze

In the Year of the Woman, SquareMeal is proud to announce that it has partnered with Champagne AYALA to launch a SquareMeal Female Chef of the Year award

campari bottle pouring in glassWhere to celebrate Negroni Week with Campari

We've rounded up where to celebrate Negroni Week with Campari

Ossobuco burrata cheese with tomatoesWin a four-course meal for four people, including cocktails and a bottle of Champagne, at Ossobuco, Fitzrovia

This week you could win a four-course meal for four people, including cocktails and a bottle of Champagne, at Ossobuco, Fitzrovia


No3 gin cocktailsThree is the magic number

Celebrate all things juniper during National Gin Week with No.3 Gin


London seafood festivalYour June eating-out agenda

Restaurant openings and food events to look forward to