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Taste chefs insider guide to hidden restaurant gems

Ever wondered which restaurants your favourite chefs choose to escape to on their precious days off? Where in London you can find the gems quietly serving up some of the best food in town? Here’s your chance: we caught up with 6 of London’s leading chefs to get the inside scoop on their favourite under the radar restaurants in London.

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Harden’s highlights of the summer at Taste of London

Over the last 27 years, Harden’s has tracked the trends of London’s dining scene using one of the country’s most in-depth annual diner surveys—so we can say with some authority that this year’s Taste of London line-up represents the unrivalled diversity of the capital’s restaurant scene.

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Summer’s best guest chef residencies

London is the best city is the world for eating out so it’s no surprise that the best chefs in the world want to cook here. Read on for SquareMeal’s pick of London’s best chef residencies this summer.

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Taste Trails: Gin Lane

Indulge in the very best of British gin and plenty of accompanying cocktails at Taste of London – all compiled into one handy map for you to use at Taste!

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Taste Trails: Cheesy Treasures

Are you passionate about pasteurisation? A lover of lactose? You’ve come to the right place! Taste of London has a feast of fabulous artisan cheese producers for you to explore, from mozzarella hand-crafted in north London to the finest artisan cheeses of Spain. Read on for our downloadable cheesy treasures map!

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The best new restaurants in London

London’s restaurant scene got off to a flying start in 2017. We separate the trailblazers from the flash-in-the-pans to bring you our guide to the best new restaurants London has to offer.

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Tickets are now on sale!

With 40 of London’s most exciting restaurants, world-leading chefs, brand new features, re-imagined masterclasses, delectable drinks and live entertainment, this year’s Taste of London is not to be missed.

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#BestTasteDish

Discover which dish you thought was the best at this year’s Taste of London: The Festive Edition!

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Taste of London full programme!

Our chefs, restaurants and producers are all prepped and ready, so the time has come to reveal the full Taste of London programme – perfect for planning your day!

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#TasteRecommends… Tredwell’s!

“Informed but informal” is the ethos for Marcus Wareing’s latest restaurant offering. The menu is on the right side of fussy – high-end comfort food, that appeals to many, whilst still being gastronomically appealing.

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#TasteRecommends… HIX!

For grown-up class with a hefty dollop of style and heritage, Hix Soho (and the man behind it) still cuts it. The cool and buzzy atmosphere ensures a packed house throughout the week, whilst the patriotic menu keeps it seasonal and regional. We highly recommend!

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#TasteRecommends… Roka

There is some fantastic Japanese food on offer in London right now, but for the discerning foodie Roka, with it’s excellent Japanese cuisine, should be top of your list.

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#TasteRecommends… Chai Wu

Chai Wu is not a place to go if you’re after a midweek meal and can’t be bothered to cook. This premium restaurant serves food of exceptional standard.

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The Show Guide

The show guide is the bible to everything going on at the festival. Here’s our digital version so you can plan your day at Taste!  

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#TasteRecommends… LeCoq

If a restaurant specialises in one thing only, it means that this thing must be brilliant. Thankfully LeCoq does not disappoint, you can taste the quality of the meat in a first bite.

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#TasteRecommends… Amico Bio

Head chef Pasquale claims he can convert meat-eaters to vegetarian food. My meal at Amico Bio certainly proved that you can eat vegan food without comprising on flavour.

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The Cinnamon Club

#TasteRecommends…The Cinnamon Club

Nearly fifteen years old, this institution is still one of the capital’s most noteworthy culinary destinations, thanks not least to Vivek Singh’s daring, explorative and innovative take on Indian cuisine.

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#TasteRecommends…Sea Containers!

It may have been the heady vodka-caffeine mix, the mouth-watering food or the wonderful setting but we left dinner feeling jubilant, satisfied and completely in love with Sea Containers.

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#TasteRecommends…Oklava

Forgot connotations of doner meat and midnight kebabs, this new Turkish restaurant in Shoreditch has dishes bursting with quality and flavour.

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#TasteRecommends…Kurobuta

As we emerge the bright artificial lights and elevator music of Harvey Nichols are replaced with dark walls, coloured lights and lightly pumping music. We’ve arrived at Kurobuta.

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More great restaurants coming to Taste!

April has officially arrived, and that means it’s just a little over ten weeks until we take over Regent’s Park for your foodie pleasure! No April Fool’s jokes here, only exciting news to tickle your taste buds…

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Hardens; 25 Years in Food

Harden’s Restaurant Guide began in 1991, back when the idea of a UK TV chef becoming a household name in France and the US was inconceivable. What’s changed?

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Club Gascon

Can you eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant, in central London, for under £30? We put this bold claim to the test.

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