Restaurants

Seville city guide: what to do plus the best hotels, restaurants and bars

May 3, 2017

Rich in culture and sizzling with energy, this Andalucían city is a feast for the senses. Here are our picks of the best places to eat, drink and party with the Sevillanos Spectacular architecture, vibrant festivals and flamenco flamboyance; Seville has plenty of peacock oomph. There is the cathedral designed so that “those who see […]

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Le Cinq, Paris: restaurant review

May 3, 2017

It was supposed to be a joyous trip to one of France’s famous gastro palaces – what could possibly go wrong? Le Cinq, Four Seasons Hôtel George V, 31 avenue George V, 75008 Paris (00 331 49 52 71 54). Meal for two, including service and modest wine: €600 (£520) There is only one thing […]

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Green with envy? Get ready to toast Avocaderia, Brooklyn’s new avocado restaurant

May 3, 2017

It sounds like trendy Instagram bait but Avocaderia, a new avocado restaurant opening today in Brooklyn, claims to be simple and healthy, too Nungwi Village Eating avocado toast in a Brooklyn warehouse sounds like the ultimate hipster experience. But Alessandro Biggi insists that Avocaderia – an all-avocado restaurant he opened on Friday in the borough’s […]

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Box-E, Bristol: restaurant review

May 3, 2017

An old shipping container is now home to a small but perfectly formed Bristol restaurant Box-E, Unit 10, Cargo 1, Wapping Wharf, Bristol BS1 6WP. Meal for two, including drinks and service: £85 To understand Box-E in Bristol it’s worth knowing a little about the recent history of globalisation. From the late 90s onwards Middle […]

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Berliners get an appetite for refugees’ cuisine

May 3, 2017

Restaurant and cooking groups whose food is served by refugees are part of projects in Berlin using meals to build bridges between Berliners and recent immigrants Lunchtime on a weekday at Alagami restaurant, in Berlin’s Neukölln district, is busy as usual. Waiters buzz around serving plastic plates brimming with orange-tinted saffron chicken pilaf, tabbouleh and […]

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Artist Residence, Brighton: hotel review

April 3, 2017

For an ‘accidental hotelier’ the owner of this Regency townhouse hotel is doing a pretty impressive job, offering a sophisticated seaside stay in artist-designed rooms plus high-end dining Saturday evening in Brighton is hen party central. L-plated brides-to-be totter from the station, ready for a big, brash night out. But there’s no hint of the […]

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Wilsons, Bristol: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

April 3, 2017

Good ingredients, cooked well and served in an unshowy room… Wilsons shows the joy of keeping things simple Wilsons, 24 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PF (0117 973 4157). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £90 A spare day in Cardiff deserving of lunch, and I know exactly where to go: the Central station. Because […]

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Japan’s standing-room-only steak houses

April 3, 2017

At Ikinari restaurants, in Tokyo and several other cities, low cost but high-quality cuts of beef – including prized wagyu – are eaten at communal standing stations Where in Japan can you chow down on a top-quality juicy steak without breaking the bank? At one of the 116 branches of Ikinari Steak, that’s where. The […]

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‘My favourite place in New Orleans’ – a top 10 guide by locals

April 3, 2017

Nola becomes more accessible to Brits today with the start of the first direct flight from Europe – with British Airways from London – in 30 years. Here 10 locals reveal the places that occupy a special place in their heart One of my favourite drinking spots in New Orleans has got to be Lakeview […]

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The Other Naughty Piglet, London: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

April 3, 2017

When Andrew Lloyd Webber chooses a restaurant for his new theatre, it’s going to be good. Weirdly, the wine isn’t, says Jay Rayner The Other Naughty Piglet, at The Other Palace, 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JA (020 7592 0322). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £120 Lined up on the windowsill at the […]

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