Smokehouse, Chiswick

The spuds start off well – boiled so that they are fluffy first, then mercilessly roasted to form a hard exterior, and later crusted with a thin layer of solid caramel that cracks in the best way.


The launch of a set lunch menu helps to take the sting out of dining at Coya, and there is a choice between either 3 or 4 courses at £26.50 and £29.50 respectively.

Stax Diner

Stax is a burger joint styled on Southern American soul food. Named after a Memphis record label, the short menu includes fried green tomatoes, shrimp po’ boys, and a bias toward Cajun spicing.

Big Easy BBQ & Crabshack

A Lobster Bake is so much more than its name implies. As well as the obligatory half-lobster there is mess of mussels, jumbo shrimp, crab claws & new potatoes, cooked in garlic.


Ollie Dabbous opens a second restaurant in Fitzrovia, but it has some catching up to do.


Try a sharing board to start at Cabana in Westfield, ‘Frango’, consists of chicken 3 ways – Coxinhas of mashed and spiced chicken, marinated wings and fried chicken.