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In our restaurant reviews we test out the most talked about restaurants. Whether you are after a high end experience or a quick and casual bite. Find out where the best restaurants are by keeping up with our reviews. Avoid the disappointment of a bad meal by following our recommendations of where’s best to eat. Additionally we find out what restaurants are up to the test and where to avoid.

Rika Moon

Absolutely Eats Out- Rika Moon

Absolutely stops by Rika Moon, the new Japanese fusion cuisine in Notting Hill.Words by Pendle Harte Some people might remember when this dinky corner site was a Paul Smith store, a smaller offshoot of the...
Sudu Queen's Park

Absolutely Eats Out- Sudu

Absolutely stops by Sudu, Queen’s Park’s smaller sibling to the long-standing Satay House.Words by Pendle Harte Paddington’s much loved Malaysian eaterie Satay House opened in the 1970s and not only does it remain a family...
Caia Notting Hill

Absolutely Eats Out- Caia

You'll find innovative, exciting food cooked on an open fire at Caia, a new restaurant on Notting Hill's Golborne Road.Words by Pendle Harte Caia defies classification. It’s not linked to a specific nationality, and nor...
Lina Stores

Absolutely Eats Out- Lina Stores

A new opening in Marylebone Lane for Soho’s iconic Italian, Lina Stores. Words by Pendle Harte Lina Stores first opened in Brewer Street in 1944 and became a Soho icon, supplying Italian meats, cheeses and deli...
Coal Office King's Cross

Absolutely Eats Out – The Coal Office King’s Cross

The Coal Office, Tom Dixon’s HQ restaurant in King's Cross is worth a detour from anywhere. Words Pendle Harte The Coal Office is much more than a lovely space in which to showcase lots of lovely...
Dishoom Kensington

Absolutely Reviews- Dishoom Kensington is a Deco Delight

 Absolutely reviews Dishoom Kensington, the group's most glamorous site. The restaurant's winning approach is a sort of immersive concept applied to the traditional curry house.Words Pendle Harte Decor recalls the Irani cafes of Bombay in...
Lele's Vegan Cafe

Absolutely Eat’s Out – Lele’s Vegan Cafe

 Italian-born Valentina Fois, founder of Lele’s vegan cafe in Hackney is one of the 12 contestants on Gordon Ramsay’s new programme Future Food Stars. She is one of the competing to win a £150,000...
A Copy

Introducing 5 Stunning New London Restaurants

From creative cocktails to fresh pasta to a seafood bar, from fine dining to intimate local spaces, these new restaurants bring something new and different to London's restaurant scene.
west end italian restaurant

Cin Cin – A new home in the west end for this Italian that...

My first experience of Cin Cin was many years ago when I stumbled across them at a friend’s wedding in the west end. They were serving glasses of prosecco and sharing platters from their...
D Grande

Restaurant review: D Grande

An evening out at D Grande... By Anabela Koleci D Grande brings the flavours and authenticity of Tex-Mex to the heart of Chiswick. With warm and casual indoor and outdoor seating, as well as a beautiful...


The Light Festival, Battersea Power Station

What’s on in February – All the Best in Art & Culture

Absolutely's guide to what's on in February, here's all the best in art and culture London has to offer this month.
Deborah Brett

Deborah Brett: an interview with the fashion journalist turned ceramicist

Absolutely London's Pendle Harte meets Deborah Brett to find out what made her change career for a new life in ceramics...
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How to see ABBA Voyage, a concert like no other

After five solid, sold out months so far, ABBA Voyage has announced more tickets for its critically acclaimed and groundbreaking concert series,...

Behind the scenes at Matilda The Musical

Pendle Harte meets some of the cast of the iconic Royal Shakespeare Company production, Matilda The Musical
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How to drink less

Ruari Fairbairns, CEO of One Year No Beer shares his 7 tips to curb your drinking habits this month