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CODE Meets TiNDLE

Published 12 May 2022

CODE caught up with Alex Ward, chief operating officer at TiNDLE, the latest plant-based chicken alternative to arrive in the …

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Oxford restaurant The Nosebag to close after more than 50 years

Published 18 April 2022

Oxford’s much-loved restaurant institution The Nosebag will close on April 27 after more than 50 years of jacket potatoes and …

Oxford restaurant The Nosebag to close after more than 50 years

Published 18 April 2022

Oxford’s much-loved restaurant institution The Nosebag will close on April 27 after more than 50 years of jacket potatoes and …

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CODE Meets Aji Akokomi, Akoko

Published 15 April 2022

CODE last spoke to Aji Akokomi a year ago after a series of gruelling lockdowns. Last week, we caught up …

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Exclusive: Rarebit will be the next upscale wine bar and grocery shop to open in London

Published 11 April 2022

There has been a trend for upmarket grocery shops rolling along ever faster since the pandemic struck. It makes a …

Exclusive: Rarebit will be the next upscale wine bar and grocery shop to open in London

Published 11 April 2022

There has been a trend for upmarket grocery shops rolling along ever faster since the pandemic struck. It makes a …

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CODE Meets Iré Hassan-Odukale, Ikoyi

Published 8 April 2022

CODE caught up with Iré Hassan-Okudale, co-founder of Ikoyi, the micro-seasonal fine dining restaurant in St. James’s. It’s a busy …

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Exclusive: KOKO’s new public cafe to launch on April 27

Published 4 April 2022

Camden’s 122-year-old music venue KOKO has undergone a three-year, £70 million restoration and will finally reopen later this month. Much …

Exclusive: KOKO’s new public cafe to launch on April 27

Published 4 April 2022

Camden’s 122-year-old music venue KOKO has undergone a three-year, £70 million restoration and will finally reopen later this month. Much …

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Corbin & King: Minor Hotels wins bid at auction and buys entire business

Published 1 April 2022

The restaurant group Corbin & King has been bought by the Minor Hotel Group, CODE can reveal. Corbin & King …

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CODE Meets Zorawar Kalra

Published 24 March 2022

Zorawar Kalra is the founder and managing director of Massive Restaurants Ltd, and a prominent hospitality figure in India and …

CODE Meets Zorawar Kalra

Published 24 March 2022

Zorawar Kalra is the founder and managing director of Massive Restaurants Ltd, and a prominent hospitality figure in India and …

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Happy St Patrick’s Day: This is the rule of pints

Published 17 March 2022

The rule of pints is very simple. I came to understand the rule of pints the other day while I …

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Inside the new KOKO in Camden following its £70m restoration

Published 17 March 2022

Camden’s iconic KOKO concert venue will reopen next month after a £70 million, three-year restoration and redevelopment project. The 19th …

Inside the new KOKO in Camden following its £70m restoration

Published 17 March 2022

Camden’s iconic KOKO concert venue will reopen next month after a £70 million, three-year restoration and redevelopment project. The 19th …

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International Women’s Day: Three leading restaurateurs on how they spend their time

Published 8 March 2022

For International Women’s Day, we asked three hospitality professionals about their roles in the industry – how they divide their …

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‘Luxury is all about time’ – CODE Meets Darius Namdar, MD of The Twenty Two

Published 3 March 2022

“Sorry gents, just squeezing through” Darius Namdar, the managing director of The Twenty Two, a new hotel, restaurant and members’ …

‘Luxury is all about time’ – CODE Meets Darius Namdar, MD of The Twenty Two

Published 3 March 2022

“Sorry gents, just squeezing through” Darius Namdar, the managing director of The Twenty Two, a new hotel, restaurant and members’ …

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CODE Meets Frank Curley, The Delaunay

Published 23 February 2022

Corbin & King has proactively employed over 50s at its restaurants for years, but an 86-year-old? CODE founder Adam Hyman …

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CODE Meets Gabriel Waterhouse

Published 10 February 2022

CODE caught up with Gabriel Waterhouse, founder of The Water House Project, his ‘social fine dining’ restaurant in East London. …

CODE Meets Gabriel Waterhouse

Published 10 February 2022

CODE caught up with Gabriel Waterhouse, founder of The Water House Project, his ‘social fine dining’ restaurant in East London. …

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CODE Meets Maximal Concepts

Published 29 January 2022

In advance of the launch of their latest opening, The Aubrey London, CODE caught up with Matt Reid, founder of …

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Celebrating CODE’s 30 under 30 alumni: Shing Tat Chung and Erchen Chang

Published 21 January 2022

In the lead up to this year’s list, we look back at CODE’s 30 under 30 alumni Few restauranteurs have …

Celebrating CODE’s 30 under 30 alumni: Shing Tat Chung and Erchen Chang

Published 21 January 2022

In the lead up to this year’s list, we look back at CODE’s 30 under 30 alumni Few restauranteurs have …

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Celebrating CODE’s 30 under 30 alumni: Santiago Lastra

Published 14 January 2022

In the lead up to this year’s list, we look back at CODE’s 30 under 30 alumni For those avid …

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CODE Meets Endo Kazutoshi

Published 5 January 2022

“Have a look around, you can touch anything except for the knives.” CODE caught up with award-winning chef Endo Kazutoshi, …

CODE Meets Endo Kazutoshi

Published 5 January 2022

“Have a look around, you can touch anything except for the knives.” CODE caught up with award-winning chef Endo Kazutoshi, …

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CODE Meets Cherish Finden

Published 17 December 2021

CODE caught up with Cherish Finden at the newly opened Pan Pacific hotel by Liverpool Street and sampled her ‘Kopi Tiam’ …

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CODE Meets Selin Kiazim

Published 16 December 2021

When we got the chance to meet Oklava founder Selin Kiazim to chat about her new book, THREE, I snatched …

CODE Meets Selin Kiazim

Published 16 December 2021

When we got the chance to meet Oklava founder Selin Kiazim to chat about her new book, THREE, I snatched …

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CODE meets Luke French and Stacey Sherwood-French

Published 7 December 2021

CODE sat down with Luke French and Stacey Sherwood-French, the husband and wife team behind Sheffield restaurant JÖRO and Nama …

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CODE Meets Seventy One Gin

Published 2 December 2021

Seventy One Gin is the “world’s first luxury gin” from famed photographer Mert Alas. CODE caught up with Steve Wilson, master …

CODE Meets Seventy One Gin

Published 2 December 2021

Seventy One Gin is the “world’s first luxury gin” from famed photographer Mert Alas. CODE caught up with Steve Wilson, master …

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CODE visits Birch

Published 23 November 2021

We were grateful to be invited to visit Birch, a 55-acre retreat just 40 minutes on the train from Liverpool …

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CODE Meets Shrub

Published 19 November 2021

In September 2020, amid relentless restrictions and unpredictable lockdowns, Sam Best and Harry Dyer set out to launch Shrub, a …

CODE Meets Shrub

Published 19 November 2021

In September 2020, amid relentless restrictions and unpredictable lockdowns, Sam Best and Harry Dyer set out to launch Shrub, a …

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CODE Meets Chet Sharma, BiBi

Published 18 November 2021

How’s the reception been at BiBi so far? We’ve been so pleased. The reviews that came out over the opening …

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Celebrating 10 years of Manjit’s Kitchen

Published 17 November 2021

Openhearted, resilient and rooted in the community, Manjit’s Kitchen is a story of true hospitality. After a rough ride through …

Celebrating 10 years of Manjit’s Kitchen

Published 17 November 2021

Openhearted, resilient and rooted in the community, Manjit’s Kitchen is a story of true hospitality. After a rough ride through …

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CODE meets Dark Arts Coffee

Published 4 November 2021

There seems to be a new coffee brand on every street corner in London, and one would assume it would …

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CODE meets Greg Clarke

Published 19 October 2021

CODE met Greg Clarke at his residency at The Pass at South Lodge Hotel in Sussex. After a period of …

CODE meets Greg Clarke

Published 19 October 2021

CODE met Greg Clarke at his residency at The Pass at South Lodge Hotel in Sussex. After a period of …

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CODE meets The Nook

Published 4 October 2021

The Nook, in Highbury Corner, opened a year ago, joining the likes of Trullo, Prawn on the Lawn, and Black …

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CODE meets Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick, founders of Chuku’s

Published 28 September 2021

Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick are the founders of Tottenham’s Nigerian tapas restaurant Chuku’s. Can you tell me about the beginnings …

CODE meets Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick, founders of Chuku’s

Published 28 September 2021

Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick are the founders of Tottenham’s Nigerian tapas restaurant Chuku’s. Can you tell me about the beginnings …

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