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David Rawlinson Profile

David Rawlinson, Director of leading leisure property specialists Restaurant Property, has worked in the industry for 25 years. In that time, he has gained a wealth of experience working with the best names in the culinary world.

Read more Posted 29/11/18
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Sale of Greek Street Property to Gamma Gamma

Soho has always been home to some of the capital’s best restaurants, from internationally renowned, Michelin-starred eateries to neighbourhood joints that started life as humble food trucks.

Read more Posted 16/11/18
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London’s Most Instagrammable Restaurant Interiors

Even in the days before social media, the restaurant experience was always about so much more than just food. The atmosphere, the surroundings, the service - all these things contribute to how a restaurant makes you feel and are why eating out will always be that little bit more special than ordering in.

Read more Posted 16/11/18
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Where Did Michelin Stars Come From and Are They Still Important?

When most people think of October, they usually picture leering pumpkins and spooky spirits (or, at the very least, sheets with eye-holes cut out of them). For those in the restaurant industry, however, this time of year means something totally different – but no less frightening.

Read more Posted 29/10/18
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New Opening: Onima in Mayfair

On Monday 22nd October, Mayfair-based and Mykonos-inspired bar, restaurant and private members club Onima opened its doors for lunch and dinner, and the official launch party took place on Thursday 1st November.

Read more Posted 17/10/18
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Classy Comfort Food for Autumn

As the nights draw in, the leaves turn and the temperatures drop, there are few things as truly comforting as a hearty meal washed down with a glass of red. We find ourselves switching from light dishes to richer fare and swapping al fresco dining for cosy corners in opulent surroundings.

Read more Posted 15/10/18
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Sale of Salt Yard Group’s Opera Tavern Property to Urban Pubs & Bars

The deal: This August, Restaurant Property brokered the deal that saw Salt Yard Group’s Covent Garden tapas bar Opera Tavern to Urban Pubs & Bars. The deal was secured off-market as Restaurant Property quickly found a purchaser within a matter of days, achieving an offer that justified Salt Yard’s exit.

Read more Posted 15/10/18
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Chefs To Watch

Our experts have compiled a list of some of the most exciting names to look out for this year.

Read more Posted 02/10/18
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Din Tai Fung, 5-6 Henrietta Street, WC2E

Din Tai Fung is a world-renowned Taiwanese restaurant with 140 branches in 14 territories. It was originally slated to open in London last September, was delayed until this summer and is now due to open in November.

Read more Posted 18/09/18
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Two Lights, 28-30 Kingsland Road, E2

Two Lights will occupy the former site of Amici Mei and will offer “modern American cuisine” with dishes like Hereford beef tartare with togarashi; grilled mackerel, cherries, and black olives; and lemon sole, charred tomatoes, and seaweed.

Read more Posted 18/09/18