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David Ellis is the editor of the Reveller. He writes regularly about eating and drinking, and is a keen practitioner of both.

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David Ellis is the editor of the Reveller. He writes regularly about eating and drinking, and is a keen practitioner of both.

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Beach, please! Eight of the best seaside day-trips from London

From Margate’s lesser-known seaside sister to the secret London beach just 60 minutes away by Tube, here’s our guide to the best beaches to cool off near the capital

Jun 24, 2022
Restaurants

The tasting menus in London offering the most value for money

These are the restaurants serving tiny plates with huge flavour (and that won’t leave you feeling fleeced)

Jun 21, 2022
Restaurants

London’s buzziest restaurants: the 10 hottest tables in town

From candlelit suppers on the canal to timeless trattorias, David Ellis names the capital’s dining rooms that everyone’s talking about

Jun 21, 2022
Events and Things To Do

Feeling hot, hot, hot! The best ways to soak up the sun in London

From perfect pub gardens to London’s most gorgeous spots for a swim, David Ellis on making the most of the beautiful weather

Jun 21, 2022
Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

Drink in the view: London’s hottest rooftop bars

David Ellis has searched high and low — well, mostly high — for the capital’s finest sky dwelling spots

Jun 20, 2022
Restaurants

London’s best terraces for al fresco dining

The sun is finally here and it’s time to head to city’s top terraces. The ES Writers name their favourite al fresco go-tos

Jun 17, 2022
Events and Things To Do

Where to learn about London's LGBTQ+ history

From the UK’s only museum dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community to a stalwart of Soho’s pub scene, here’s where to uncover more about the UK’s queer past

Jun 14, 2022
Restaurants

Ynyshir named UK’s best restaurant but London dominates at NRAs

Brat was named as London’s top restaurant, followed by the Ritz

Jun 14, 2022
Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

David Ellis at Gerry’s: Bermuda Triangle? Try Soho’s isosceles of ruin

Your recollection of this place is probably about as reliable as mine, says David Ellis, even if you’ve never been

Jun 13, 2022
Restaurants

James Cochran’s next step is a fried chicken-fuelled sports bar

Cochran’s next step promises a sports bar for all, not just football fans

Jun 13, 2022
The Reveller

Celebrity restaurant sketch puts famous pink chairs up for auction

The seats, which look something like sponge fingers around a cake, come in rose pink velvet and leather

Jun 10, 2022
Restaurants

Koyn: MiMi Mei Fair founder to launch Grosvenor Square izakaya

The restaurateur behind Jamavar and Bombay Bustle is set for a fifth restaurant in Mayfair

Jun 10, 2022
Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

Inception launch first new bar in four years, Mr Fogg’s Apothecary

The new venue is something like a club without a sub, co-founder Charlie Gilkes told the Standard

Jun 9, 2022
Food + Drink

Battersea winery claims UK’s only platinum medal at prestigious awards

The UK put in an impressive performance, with more than 150 medals granted to homegrown wines

Jun 7, 2022
Restaurants

Homeslice by Symplicity: New pizza spot to be 100 per cent plant-based

The pizza chain, popular with the likes of Ed Sheeran, will launch its new vegan site next week

Jun 6, 2022
Events and Things To Do

Time for a right royal rave-up! Where to celebrate the Jubilee weekend

Did someone say four-day weekend? From culture fixes to all-night parties, David Ellis and Jochan Embley have your guide

Jun 3, 2022