Coinciding with the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, M Restaurants will be creating their very own tournament; THE M WORLD CUP OF STEAK. M has launched a competition to find the world’s best beef where countries will battle it out for the top spot and try to impress a plethora of skilled judges including famed food writer, presenter and critic Joe Warwick, Food writer and critic Charles Campion, M Executive Chef Michael Reid and Head Chef of The Shed and Rabbit restaurants and top butcher Oliver Gladwin.The M World Cup Of Steak celebrations will begin in early September with the qualifying rounds of all 16 countries being whittled down to the top eight. On the 19th September the big event will kick off with an evening of Eight Countries Of Steak, where diners will receive 100g of beef per country with matching drinks from the finalist countries to be tasted and voted o>n in four-courses of quarter finals by diners. The winning four-courses of steak will then be tasted by the astute judging panel in the semi-final and final. The winner will then be crowned with a final ‘peoples vote’. During supper the France vs Italy match will also be screened in the M Bar. A world cup of steak menu will be on offer at M from 19th September – 31st October, where guests can opt for 3,4 or 6 Nation menus.
Last winter saw the arrival of a unique dining and drinking concept in the heart of London’s City. Situated on the iconic Threadneedle Street, home to the Bank of England, M is an innovative and versatile 15,000 square foot space. M is the first solo project from Martin Williams, who left his role as Managing Director of Gaucho Restaurants after almost a decade with the company, to establish his own restaurant group. M, is set to open its second London site in Victoria, SW1, later this year which will feature two restaurants (M GRILL and RAW), a boutique wine store (M WINE STORE), bar area, private dining rooms, and a private members bar complete with miniature cinema and personal lockers.