The Oystermen to double size of Covent Garden Seafood Bar & Kitchen

Seafood specialists The Oystermen will double the size of their critically-acclaimed Seafood Bar & Kitchen in Covent Garden this Autumn. The extended space, combining 31 with 32 Henrietta Street, will host a brand-new all-day oyster and raw bar especially for walk-in visitors, and guests will be able to choose from an even broader selection of…

Roast Restaurant Review

6-days a week, Borough Market is a hot-bed of activity, with hollering market stall vendors plying their trades and photo-taking tourists wandering around in a sensory-overloaded stupor, trying to decide between the paella and salt beef sandwiches or whether it’s best to just gorge themselves on free cheese samples. However, on Sundays, the stands are…

Sargeant’s Mess Review

Sargeant’s Mess, the new all-day restaurant, bar and deli from renowned chef Mark Sargeant (Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s, Plum and Split Milk), recently opened by the Thames. Sated’s Adam Barnes went on down to see what the new spot had to offer. They call them ‘classics’ for a reason, right? Whether it’s served at the…

Native Restaurant Reopens

Zero-waste restaurant Native is set to reopen tomorrow in London Bridge after hitting its £50K  crowdfunding target. On Tuesday 17th July co-owners Ivan Tisdall-Downes and Imogen Davis will officially open doors to Native in London Bridge following a relocation from Neal’s Yard, bringing their dedication to British wild produce and foraged focused cooking south of the river. Having spent…

Oriole Bar Review

Since its opening in November 2015, Oriole has swept up enough international accolades to rival its world-famous sister bars, Nightjar and Bar Swift. We popped on down to the basement jazz den to try a few of the cocktails from the exhaustive menu and sample the new bar “snacks”. Over the passed few years, London…

The Lake District Gastronomic Guide

The Lake District is renowned for its breath-taking natural beauty, quaint slate towns and the impact it had on some of the UK’s most canonical writers. However, in recent years, the region’s gastronomic offerings have exploded. We went on a weekend wander to the “loveliest spot that man hath found” to check out some choice…

Forest Side Hotel Review

Located at the heart of the Lake District amidst forty-three acres of lush gardens and grounds, Forest Side Hotel is the perfect escape for city dwellers looking for an idyllic spot to unwind and indulge in. With fantastic staff, elegant rooms and a Michelin-star restaurant, we couldn’t ask for much more. There is something about…

Forest Side Restaurant Review

Known as a place of constant scenic beauty, the Lake District also boasts a blossoming gastronomical scene. One such wonder can be found at Forest Side Hotel, which houses a one-Michelin-star, 4 AA Rosettes restaurant run by Head Chef Kevin Tickle. Renowned for his foraging and use of local, seasonal produce, Tickle sources as many…

The Bistro at The Lakes Distillery Review

After a gruelling tasting, we find ourselves drawn to The Bistro at The Lakes Distillery – an endearing restaurant located in what was once a Victorian milking parlour that has gained itself a spot on the Michelin Guide. We settle down to a lovely meal made using regional ingredients and simple, fresh produce. We are…

Untitled Restaurant and Bar Review

There are few things better in London during the Summer than leisurely drinking the long days away in a good Beer Garden. So, when we heard that mixology guru Tony Conigliaro was about to launch an Asahi Moon Garden at the back of his Dalston joint, Untitled Restaurant and Bar, serving up cool beers and…

Ollie Dabbous’ Hide Restaurant

If you’re looking for a restaurant that can do it all, then Hide – the new partnership between Hedonism Wines and Ollie Dabbous – should be on your list of spots to check out. Ollie Dabbous certainly has some clout in London, so when he closed his restaurant last year it became an intrigue to…

Parmigiano Reggiano Tasting Menu at Magpie

Sated was invited to a one-off tasting menu event by Head Chef Sebastian Merry at modern British restaurant Magpie (sister restaurant to the famous Pidgin). Elated as we would otherwise be at such an invitation, our interest was peaked further when it was announced that the night would be a celebration of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese……

Loire Moments Supper Club at Petit Pois Bistro

DrinkUp.London, the group behind London Cocktail Week, London Wine Week, and many other wonderfully boozey festivals around the capital, have launched a new series with Loire Valley Wines called Loire Moments Supper Club. The new series will run throughout the year in different locations, pairing wines from the Loire Valley region with dishes from the…

Boondocks announces “The Mac Attack” Burger Challenge

Food challenge alert! Boondocks is launching a limited time, mammoth burger that is free if you can finish it. On 11th May Boondocks, the naughty younger sibling of the Feed Your Soul family, will celebrate National Eat What You Want Day with a mammoth food challenge, created by founder Bea Vo. Available for one week only,…

Kitty Fisher’s team to open new restaurant, Cora Pearl

The team behind Kitty Fisher’s in Mayfair have announced the launch of their second restaurant, Cora Pearl, which will open in Covent Garden on June 18th. Following the narrative of its sister restaurant, Cora Pearl is named after a celebrated British-born courtesan. Originally from Covent Garden, Cora became the party queen of Paris, and the restaurant…

Scarlett Green to launch in Soho this May

The Daisy Green Collection is thrilled to announce the forthcoming launch of Scarlett Green at 4 Noel Street in Soho this May. Set to chic and spacious surroundings over two floors, the 4,000 sq ft site will deliver delicious, Antipodean-inspired (Australia and New Zealand) food accompanied by bespoke cocktails under the guidance of ex-Coya General…

Laurent-Perrier Champagne Midsummer Terrace to launch at Mondrian London

Flowers will be flooding the exterior of the Mondrian London in time for summer, and will be bringing a champagne bar with them. Fans of the bubbly should look forward to a summer of sipping champagne at the Mondrian London, who has partnered with Laurent-Perrier for a very special terrace alongside the banks of the…

Drink Up London launches Loire Moments Supper Club

Drink Up London (the group behind London Cocktail Week, London Wine Week, Espresso Martini Fest, and a tonne  of other fantastic booze events) has launched a new supper club, celebrating wines of the Loire Valley. This first Loire Moments Supper Club will kick off on Thursday 12th April at Petit Pois in Hoxton Square. Loire…

Freak Scene opens permanent site in Soho

Ex-Nobu chef and Kurobuta founder, Scott Hallsworth has opened a permanent iteration of his pan-Asian pop-up, Freak Scene, in Soho. After selling Kurobuta – the “rock n’ roll” Japanese eatery inspired by the “under-promise, over-deliver” dive bars in Tokyo – in July 2017, Scott launched Freak Scene as a pop-up in Farringdon. Whilst considered a…

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch launches Nobu Café

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch has announced the launch of the new Nobu Café in the Lobby Lounge of the hotel, serving an eclectic café menu with an exclusive Matcha bar, London’s only Kinto hand-brew Japanese filter-coffee and a luxurious Nobu-style Afternoon tea.    From 7am, Nobu Café will serve a selection of Asian-inspired pastries and sweets…

Jidori Covent Garden opens for lunch

The recently-opened Jidori in Covent Garden, the second site from the team behind the much-loved original in Dalston, has announced that they are now opening for lunch with a set of exclusive dishes alongside a number of ‘Extras’, including their famous Katsu Curry Scotch Egg available from Wednesday to Saturday (12pm – 3pm). Head Chef…

Heinz Beck set to launch Beck at Brown’s

Three-Michelin-starred chef, Heinz Beck has announced he will return to London next month with his much-anticipated new restaurant Beck at Brown’s, slated to launch on Monday 16th April at Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair. The new restaurant, designed by Rocco Forte’s own Olga Polizzi, will offer a brand-new casual dining menu of classic Italian dishes, reinvented…

Berners Tavern introduces new Spring Menu

Spring is here (even if it doesn’t quite feel like it yet in most parts of the country). In light of the occasion, the award-winning Berners Tavern at The London EDITION will unveil its new spring menu. Showcasing dishes made with in-season ingredients, Head Chef Phil Carmichael has developed a set of new plates such…

BAO Fitzrovia launches Fried Chicken and Whisky Nights

Fried chicken, whisky and bao – what more could you want out of life?! On 26th March, BAO Fitzrovia will launch Fried Chicken and Whisky Nights – a series of suppers celebrating the BAO founders’ love of Taiwanese fried chicken and Asian whisky. The evenings will be brought to life through the graphics of Jean…

Win a “whole cow” at Smith & Wollensky

Vegetarians – turn back now. This is not one for you. American steakhouse, Smith & Wollensky, are offering diners the chance to win “a whole cow” this March. Executive Head Chef, Tom Cook, has created a 14-course menu inspired by the tradition of ‘nose-to-tail’ dining, which subscribes to the opinion that “If you’re going to…

Sated’s Actually Interesting Valentine’s Day Guide 2018

So, Valentine’s Day is upon us once more and if you’re anything like us, you want to celebrate it away from the heart-shaped chocolates, vomit-inducing pink foil balloons and the overpriced, over-booked restaurants where swooning couples recite clichés at one another and try to refrain from arguing on this most romantically pressure-ridden of days. How…

Orrery Relaunches For 21st Birthday With New Design And Dishes

Marylebone-based Orrery is getting set to celebrate its 21st birthday  on 10th February and, like any coming of age, it’s time for a bold new look for the French restaurant. Having been serving up fine French cuisine since 1997, the award-winning Orrery has now had its doors closed since mid-January to prepare for a fresh,…

Maison Champy Wine Tasting at Patron Cave à Manger

The new year is well and truly upon us and the festive season is over. We’re meant to be slowly shedding our thermals and woolies and looking forward to (a very distant seeming) Spring. However, January went on for an eternity and the weather is still biting, so we at Sated are continuing to indulge…

“Into the Wild” with The Botanist Gin and Sager + Wilde

As whisky “peat-freaks”, Islay holds a special place in our hearts. However, the single malt Mecca is also home to one of our favoured gins – The Botanist. This London Cocktail Week saw The Botanist gin pair up with Sager + Wild for a series of “Into the Wild” dinners inspired by the Hebridean Island’s…

The Trading House’s Christmas Menu Review

Christmas is round the corner and it’s time to start eating like it. In a truly daring escapade, Sated battles the mania of Bank at rush hour to preview The Trading House’s Christmas Menu. Contained in a Grade-II-listed building, The Trading House is a restaurant-bar exhibiting all sorts of knick-knacks and peculiarities, from taxidermy and…

MasterChef duo, Billy & Jack, team up with Christopher’s

Timeless martini bar and restaurant, Christopher’s, are joining forces with MasterChef alumni Billy and Jack for a stateside-inspired three date supper club this October. In a five-course feast from 18th – 20th October, Billy and Jack team their passion for wholesome American dining with Christopher’s Francis Agyepong’s 20-year experience to take guests on a gastronomical journey…

Cub Restaurant Review

Those of you who read Sated on a regular basis know that we are not exactly coy about our gastronomic crush on the Mr Lyan brand and all that comes about under it. Whenever we hear of something new from the team – whether it be the crowning of Dandelyan as World’s Best Cocktail Bar;…

Arthur Hooper’s Review

We first came across home product design company, Buster + Punch, a number of years ago when they had just moved into their “long-term pop-up” (as it was then described) showrooms in The Hop Exchange in London Bridge. We’re not usually the types to get overly excited about light switches and bulbs, but these guys…

Jay Rayner and Ravinder Bhogal team up for charity

On 8th October, Chef Patron, Ravinder Bhogal (previously of Michelin-starred Trishna, Le Café Anglais and Mark Hix), and renowned food critic Jay Rayner will join forces to create a feast in aid of Action Against Hunger’s Love Food Give Food campaign. ‘The Cook & The Critic’ event will take place at Ravinder’s restaurant, Jikoni, in…

Sophie’s Steakhouse to open new venue in Soho

Sophie’s Steakhouse has been bringing a taste of New York’s famed meat cuts to Londoners for over a decade, and now it is expanding with an impressive new Soho location. After fifteen years running a hugely successful Chelsea location serving up some of the finest steaks in London, Sophie’s Steakhouse owners, Sophie Bathgate and Rupert…

Inigo to open in Soho

Inigo – a grab n’ go sushi kiosk with a difference – will open in Soho on 11th October. Created by Australian entrepreneurs Jeremy Bliss and Charlie Hall, of CODE Hospitality, Inigo will bring the Japanese-inspired sushi hand roll to Great Windmill Street. Inigo hand rolls combine what you would expect from a standard futomaki roll with the…

Villa Mama’s to open in Chelsea

With its first restaurant making a name for itself in Bahrain, the second site of Villa Mama’s will open in Chelsea this September. Bahrain’s Villa Mama’s was founded in 2011 by chef and restaurateur, Roaya Sahel. Driven by a passion instilled in her from a childhood spent cooking at home with her mother and grandmother,…

Number 90 Bar & Kitchen Review

Number 90 Bar & Kitchen is a well-known and much-loved, canal-side venue in Hackney Wick, offering fantastic food made from locally sourced produce; an expansive drink menu – including an array of exciting cocktails and, as you might expect, a strong range of craft beers; art and music events; and phenomenal service. Aware that it…

La Fromagerie’s third site to open in Bloomsbury

Cheese lovers rejoice! La Fromagerie’s third site is slated to open in Bloomsbury on Wednesday 27th September 2017. Established in 1991, La Fromagerie is now well known for its shops and cafes in Marylebone and Highbury, a thriving online retail shop, as well as supplying cheese to some of the best chefs and restaurants in…

MasterChef duo bring Billy and Jack’s Supper Club to Southbank Centre

MasterChef duo Billy & Jack, finalists who met on the 2016 BBC cooking show, bring their sell-out Billy and Jack’s Supper Club to the top floor of Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall for Summertime 30th July – 28th August 2017. This will be the first supper club to take up residence in Southbank Centre’s stunning St Paul’s Pavilion…

Boisdale Jamaica Garden Terrace

Until the end of August, Boisdale restaurant, an iconic Scottish institution in the heart of London, will play host to a “Little Jamaica”, bringing vitality and good vibes to Canary Wharf. Sated popped on down to the launch on a beautiful Summer’s eve to see what was what. Reminiscent of the palm fringed beaches of…

Hoppers is launching its second site

Following on from the phenomenal success of the first Soho venue, Hoppers is launching its second site in St Christopher’s Place this Autumn. The concept of hoppers was unfamiliar to most Londoners prior to October 2015. Those with familial ties to Sri Lanka or Tamil Nadu may have had fond memories of aunties swirling the pale…

Disappearing Dining Club: Tasting Menu with Côtes du Rhône Wines

Earlier this week, Côtes du Rhône teamed up with Disappearing Dining Club to host a delectable six-course tasting menu with Rhône Valley wine pairings at DDC’s newest brick and mortar premises, Studio DDC in Hoxton. Never the types to pass up the opportunity to learn more about wine, we slogged through the rain to get…

Mr Lyan and Silo chef to launch new London restaurant, Cub

World-renowned mixologist, Ryan Chetiyawardana (a.k.a. Mr Lyan) has teamed up with chef Doug McMaster to open a new restaurant, Cub, on the former site of his pioneering cocktail bar, White Lyan. The venue is set to blur the boundaries between food and drink by approaching them as a united entity and presenting guests with the…

Ketel One Brunch at Paradise Garage

Day-drinking has become not only acceptable but celebrated with Boozy Brunches popping up left, right and centre all over London. Whilst most offer the expected and easily top-up-able Prosecco or Bloody Mary’s, Paradise Garage – in collaboration with Ketel One Vodka and London Food Month – has gone a different route with a carefully crafted…

Marcello Tully at Kinloch Lodge

Nestled at the foot of a mountain and facing an expansive loch on the exquisite Isle of Skye sits Kinloch Lodge. Once the hunting lodge for nearby Armadale Castle, the 17th century building remains in the possession of Lord and Lady Macdonald, who have seen fit to convert it into a cosy 14-guestroom boutique hotel….

London Food Month

This June, London Evening Standard and Diageo World Class Drinks have paired up to deliver London Food Month – a celebration of gastronomy in Kensington Gardens, featuring pop-up food stands and bars, as well as over 400 events across the capital. Sated meandered on down to the opening of the Night Market to see what…

Nobu Shoreditch to open in July

This July, Nobu Shoreditch, the latest addition to the world-renowned Japanese restaurant empire and hotel group will open within the new Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, located just off of Great Eastern Street. The 240-seat restaurant will lie at the heart of the building, span almost the entire footprint of the hotel and provide an exciting new…

Café des Abattoirs, Paris

With food trends going the way of vegetarianism, veganism and [insert protein or sugar group]-free inconvenience, it is a refreshing change of pace to come across a venue that unabashedly describes itself as a “meat restaurant”. Fittingly named after a slaughterhouse, Café des Abattoirs, Paris, is a nostalgic godsend to the carnivores amongst our number….

Best New Bars and Restaurants in Bethnal Green

A few years ago, Bethnal Green was a little-known stop on the Central line, beyond the lights and sounds of bustling Liverpool but not quite in that “not really London” zone which starts around Stratford. The inimitable E. Pellicci and White Horse Kebab House (boasting its ranking as one of the ‘Top 5 Kebabs in…