Gordon Ramsay Out at London's Claridge's

The celebrity chef's restaurant at the London hotel will close after more than a decade

After 12 years in business, Gordon Ramsay at London hotel Claridge's will close this June, AFP reports.

According to a statement from Claridge's general manager Thomas Kochs, the company has decided that a fresh face on the restaurant might be necessary; the hotel did host a pop-up version of Noma last year, after all, bringing René Redzepi's top-ranked Danish restaurant to the London masses.

 "[Gordon Ramsay's restaurant] has undoubtedly made an exceptional contribution to Claridge's gastronomic history," Kochs told AFP. "We feel the time has come, however, for a new dining direction for Claridge's and we bid farewell to Gordon with best wishes for the many exciting projects he has around the world."

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