A look at the latest restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars to open their doors.
The Buxton Crescent hotel in Derbyshire has opened following a £70m refurbishment of the Grade I-listed Georgian building.
The hotel is the first UK property for Ensana Hotels, Europe's largest health spa operator. The site has finally been transformed into a hotel after plans were originally announced 16 years ago.
The Crescent, designed by John Carr and constructed in the 1780s, was the centrepiece of the fifth Duke of Devonshire's plans to establish Buxton as a fashionable Georgian spa town.
The hotel has three pools: a refurbished Victorian thermal pool offering heated and untreated mineral waters, a relaxation pool, and an indoor-outdoor rooftop pool. It also has eight treatment rooms.
The renovation has been financially supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund among other stakeholders.
Opened 1 October
Operator Ensana Hotels
Starting room rate £125
General manager Jonathan Dawson
The Falcon, a Grade II-listed, 16th-century coaching inn on the Castle Ashby Estate, has been renovated and transformed into a country retreat. Chef Mark Lawton oversees Eyas, a 56-cover restaurant with a 32-cover terrace.
General manager Douglas Cooper
Design Jackie Blakey
Room rate £400 for a two-night weekend including breakfast
Bindas has opened in London's Mayfair, serving Indian street food. Founder Mehak Kansal was awarded the 2018 Westfield Food Entrepreneur Award, which saw her scoop the prize of mentorship from Omar Allibhoy of Tapas Revolution.
Founder Mehak Kansal
Typical dishes Sweet potato bhel puri; haddock pakoras; chicken makhani; rajma; chilli paneer with hakka noodles
Castle Square is a temporary, 5,000 sq ft retail and leisure space in London's Elephant and Castle, providing space for the 26 traders usually based in the shopping centre while it is redeveloped. The space includes Ash Avenue and Elephant Park.
Opened 26 September
Operators Kaieteur Kitchen; El Guambra; Original Caribbean Spice; Coma y Beba; La Bodeguita; Daddy O's
3 Sloane Gardens
New boutique aparthotel 3 Sloane Gardens is managed by luxury home accommodation business UnderTheDoormat, which has agreed a five-year partnership with landlord Cadogan. The renovated building in London's Chelsea features nine luxury apartments and services will include a ‘live-in' service manager and reception.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has relaunched the Principal Manchester under its Kimpton brand. Bedrooms nod to Manchester's music scene, while the venue also features the Refuge by Volta bar and restaurant.
Operator InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
General manager Johan Scheepers
Room rate Double rooms from £120
Gilpin Spa Suites
The Gilpin Hotel & Lake House in the Lake District has unveiled three new spa suites, with two more to come in early 2021. Each 100 sq m suite has a hanging fireplace, a cocktail bar and wine fridge, a circular stone bath and a cedar double walk-in shower. Patio doors open onto a private south-facing decked garden with water features, a living wall of ferns and a stone-built hot tub alongside a plunge pond.
Starting room rate £850
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