The Covent Garden of the South Bank

Ivy Collection, the exquisite restaurant chain, has claimed a stellar location, right next to Tower Bridge in London. This new brasserie will be joining the One Tower Bridge development, set up by Squire and Partners architects and Berkeley Homes. The whole project will include apartments, a theatre, a gym, spa, virtual golf facility and a hotel. Of the 80,000sq ft of leisure space, the Ivy will take up 8,000sq ft and will boast breath taking views of The Tower of London, and the Bridge itself. Not to mention the food…

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Iconic London music venue taken over by D&D London

Restauranteur D&D London is re-branding this iconic building which once hosted superstars such as David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones. The Rolling Stones may have made their musical debut here in 192, but it’s now rolling in the restaurant business. It’s being reopened as 100 Wardour St; a lounge, bar, and dining space by Restauranteur D&D London who plan to celebrate its history with the help of interior design firm Russel Sage Studios. They have filled this beautiful buildings two floors with colour and diverse features.…

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McDonalds goes gourmet in key markets

In an attempt to save its failing image and after a drop in sales, McDonalds is going upscale. The iconic fast food chain plans to refurbish 400 sites in the UK to enable families to order from their table using a digital kiosk and have a waiter deliver their meals. McDonalds is also bringing a premium range of gourmet burgers, called ‘The Signature Collection’, to the menu. Britain is not the first to have this new table service, which has already been tested in countries across Europe, North America and…

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