Reviews

London's best new restaurant and bar openings

The person who can dominate a London dining table can dominate the world, or so said Oscar Wilde. And boy, does the city have a lot of tables to choose from.

Here is our round-up of the best new bars and resturants from August, each one tried and tested by Telegraph Travel experts, including a pub brought back to life with contemporary dining, a rooftop bar in Brixton with South American flavours, and an egg-focused food joint straight out of Los Angeles:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/articles/best-new-restaurants-bars-london-august-2019/

The Egerton House Hotel

“Two regal red brick Victorian townhouses combine to form the Egerton House Hotel, a boutique property whose warm and welcoming staff feel like family to the legions of returning guests. The inviting lounge bar is a popular spot for board games, afternoon tea and legendary martini cocktails.”

Read the full review at: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/central/knightsbridge/hotels/the-egerton-house-hotel/

First look at £300m Viking Jupiter, the ship that could change your mind about cruising

Telegraph Cruise stepped aboard Viking Jupiter on her inaugural visit to the UK (Portsmouth) last Friday. Here’s everything you need to know about Viking’s newest ocean ship.

Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/cruises/articles/first-look-at-viking-jupiter/

From a Shakespearean delight to an ode to Dior, London's best new afternoon teas

The world’s afternoon tea capital, London is home to offerings that vary from conventional to delightfully madcap. With so much variety, choosing the perfect afternoon tea can be complicated - which is why our regularly updated guide to London’s best, limited to just 10 options, has been a much-trusted guide for Londoners and visitors alike for years. However, with so many new menus launching in the city every month, there are plenty of additional options for those on the lookout for something different. Read on for our writers’ reviews of some of the more intriguing teas to launch in London recently.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/new-afternoon-teas-in-london-to-try/