As the lockdown gets ever more relaxed, restaurants are finally reopening. Here's what's opened so far - and also what's reopening soon. Check back regularly as this list is growing larger by the day...
Reopening in August
Reopening 5 - 31 August
Flat Iron Square (London Bridge, 6 August) - the alfresco space returns, socially distanced and with new street vendors.
Hakkasan Hanway Place (Fitzrovia, 6 August) - and they're reopening with a special duck dish on the menu.
Tredwells (Covent Garden, 6 August) - with the restaurant now fully owned by Chantelle Nicholson with a small makeover and a focus on British ingredients.
Seven Dials Market (Covent Garden, 7 August) - and they're now doing bookings.
Lyle's (Shoreditch, 12 August) - 33 in the World's 50 Best restaurants list.
Restaurant Story (Southwark, 13 August) - Tom Seller's restaurant will be opening for three days a week at first.
Bellanger (Islington, 14 August) - thought to be closing for good, Corbin and King return to Islington
Maos (Shoreditch, 19 August) - Once communal dining, now changed for the post lockdown era
Maremma (Brixton, 20 August) - Tuscan food in Brixton
The Ninth (Fitzrovia, 20 August) - Jun Tanaka is back in Fitzrovia
Aquavit (St James, 24 August) - Michelin-starred Nordic food (delivery has kicked off already).
Harwood Arms (Chelsea, 30 August) - Gastropub with one of London's best Sunday lunches
Chez Bruce (Wandsworth, mid-August) - popular Michelin-starred restaurant
NOPI (Soho) will be reopening this summer.
Angler (City, 1 September) - Seafood restaurant at the top of South Place Hotel
Bellamy's (Mayfair, 1 September) - classic French restaurant visited by royalty
Daffodil Mulligan (City. 1 September) - Richard Corrigan's latest restaurant
Medlar (Chelsea, 1 September) - Neighbourhood Chelsea spot
Mere (Fitzrovia, 1 September) - Monica Galletti's fine dining French/South Pacific restaurant
Gauthier (Soho, 2 September) - Alexis Gauthier's restaurant is planning something new when it returns.
Pied a Terre (Fitzrovia, 2 September) - Fine modern European dining in Fitzrovia.
L'Escargot (Soho, 3 September) - for the finest of French dining (and snails) in Soho.
Muse (Belgravia, 3 September) - Tom Aikens' set menu restaurant
Celeste (Hyde Park Corner, 4 September) - the main restaurant at the Lanesborough hotel.
The Goring (Belgravia, 4 September) - back with a new garden restaurant The Veranda.
Swingers (City & West End, 22 September) - with a major overhaul to the crazy golf courses.
Claude Bosi at Bibendum (South Kensington, September) - The two-Michelin star restaurant in the Michelin building.
The Colony Grill Room (Mayfair, September) - restaurant hidden in the art-deco Beaumont Hotel
Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester (Mayfair, September) - one of London's few three Micheli star restaurants
Bentley's Seafood and Oyster Bar (Mayfair, 1 October) - Richard Corrigan's restaurant will return after a spruce up.
Restaurants that have reopened
Reopened w/c 3 August
Bao (Soho, 4 August) - They're taking bookings for the first time.
The Five Fields (Chelsea, 4 August) - Modern British cooking in Chelsea
Trinity (Clapham, 4 August) - Adam Byatt's Michelin starred restaurant
Murano (Mayfair, 4 August) - Angela Hartnett's signature high-end Italian restaurant
Reopened w/c 27 July
Chuku's (Tottenham, 31 July) - bookings for the Nigerian tapas restaurant open on the 19th.
Larry's (Peckham, 31 July) - Next door to Levan, and from the same people. They opened only a few days before the lockdown.
Ham Yard (Soho, 31 July) - the terrace is already open, this adds the hotel and restaurant.
Galvin at Windows (Mayfair, 1 August) - the Galvin flagship, boasting one of the best views in town
The Gilbert Scott (King's Cross, 1 August) - Marcus Wareing's huge restaurant at the St Pancras Hotel
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (Knightsbridge, 1 August) - Heston's restaurant starts out on the terrace, with the main restaurant reopening in September
Frog by Adam Handling (Covent Garden, 1 August) - after going big with his delivery service over lockdown, Adam Handling's flagship is back
Sea Containers (South Bank 1 August) - including a champagne-themed summer terrace.
Tonkotsu (Soho, 1 August) - back where it all started for them (Notting Hill and Ealing open on 31 July and Peckham on 3 August)
Yuu Kitchen (Spitalfields) - back with gourmet Bao, Korean Ssam and Chicken Karaage.
Barrafina Adelaide Street (Covent Garden, 30 July) - opening with bookings for the first time.
Volta do Mar (Covent Garden, 30 July) - Portuguese in Covent Garden.
St John (Clerkenwell, 29 July) - adding on a new deposit to deter no-shows (St John Bread and Wine also opens)
Pidgin (Hackney, 29 July) - Homing Pidgin has been a big hit, but now it's time for Pidgin to come home.
Portland (Fitzrovia, 29 July) - popular Fitzrovia restaurant from the people behind Quality Chop House
Hoppers (Sohi, 39 July) - their original Soho restaurant is back.
Breddos (Clerkenwell, 28 July) - once again serving up some of the best tacos in town.
Gymkhana (Mayfair, 28 July) - the Michelin-starred, refurbished, celeb-haunt Indian restaurant is back
The Ritz (Mayfair, 27 July) - If you really want to celebrate lockdown being over, grab your best suit and let John Williams cook for you
Koya (City, 27 July) - with outdoor dining and a shortened menu of Koya classics (Koya Soho follows on 29 July)
Reopened w/c 20 July
BaoziInn (Soho, 24 July) - Rainbow dumplings and more...
Kai (Mayfair, 24 July) - "Liberated Chinese Cooking" with a Michelin star
Kiln (Soho, 24 July) - top tier Thai is taking bookings for the counter.
Blacklock (Soho, 23 July) - with more opportunities to book and enjoy all the chops (City follows on 1 September)
Camberwell Arms (Camberwell, 23 July) - reopening their upstairs restaurant.
Manteca (Soho, 23 July) - with added Italian style focaccia sandwiches to take away on the menu.
Soutine (St John's Wood, 23 July) - French dining from Corbin & King.
Trishna (Marylebone, 22 July) - Michelin-starred Indian dining from the people behind Gymkhana
Brat (Shoreditch, 21 July) - Tomos Parry's restaurant is now spaced out, with reservations only (note that the summer pop up in Climpson's Arch continues).
Passyunk Avenue (Fitzrovia, 21 July) - for excellent Philly cheesesteak sandwiches (their DIY kit delivery service continues too)
Scully (St James, 21 July) - Ramael Scully is back at the pass.
1 Lombard Street (City, 20 July) - Soren Jessen's City restaurant returns with Mark Hix at the helm
Myrtle (Chelsea, 20 July) - Anna Haugh's restaurant with Irish Influences
Reopened w/c 13 July
Galvin La Chapelle (Spitalfields, 17 July) - The Galvin Bros are back in their listed restaurant and their grand opening will come with a glass of champagne for everyone
Ikoyi (St James, 17 July) - with a redesigned menu and added delivery options
Oklava (Shoreditch, 17 July - Oklava Bakery + Wine, 23 July) Selin Kiazim's restaurants are on the way back (without a service charge).
Taka (Mayfair, 17 July) - with a new menu focusing on sushi and sashimi.
Angelina (Dalston, 16 July) - back with a new 10 course menu
Coal Rooms (Peckham, 16 July) - with a new five-course tasting menu
Julie's (Holland Park, 16 July) - with extended hours and a new bar menu
Sabor (Mayfair, 16 July) - back with a new outdoor-only dining terrace, Sabor El-Fresco
Yauatcha (Soho, 16 July) - the dim-sum teahouse is back.
34 Mayfair (15 July) - The modern grill restaurant/celebrity haunt returns.
Balthazar (Covent Garden, 15 July) - the huge Keith McNally restaurant just off the piazza
Bao (Borough, 15 July) - opens with 50% of the space inside and terrace from 22 July.
Cafe Murano (Bermondsey, 15 July - St James, 21 July) - Angela Hartnett's Italian restaurant
The Ivys (Various, 15 July) - The Ivy Soho Brasserie, The Ivy Kensington Brasserie, The Ivy St John’s Wood and The Ivy Tower Bridge all return.
J Sheekey (Soho, 15 July) - the Atlantic Bar is back too - as is that very handy terrace space.
Lorne (Victoria, 15 July) - the popular Victoria restaurant will also continue it's excellent Lorne at Home service.
Luca (Shoreditch, 15 July) - Italian restaurant from the people behind The Clove Club, making use of their big terrace and conservatory
The Marksman (Hackney, 15 July) - the pub is already open but this sees the return of the kitchen. And their amazing tart.
The Good Egg (Soho, 13 July) - new dishes include Challah Brunch Buns and Chicken Shawarma (as well as their babka, of course)
108 Brasserie (Marylebone, 14 July) - and you can now book their heated, covered outside terrace
BaoziInn (London Bridge, 14 July) - back with their excellent multi-coloured dim sum
Flat Iron (London Bridge, 14 July) - the first of their steak restaurants is back, with added bookings.
Helene Darroze at the Connaught (Mayfair, 14 July) - The (recently revamped) Michelin starred restaurant is back
Lyon's Seafood & Wine Bar (Crouch End, 14 July) - for a super wine list and sparkling fresh seafood.
Quality Chop House (Clerkenwell, 14 July) - for your confit potato fix.
Reopened w/c 6 July
Double Standard (King's Cross, 11 July) - the bar and restaurant at The Standard adds extra terrace space
Seabird (Southwark, 11 July) - rooftop seafood restaurant with excellent views.
Jamavar (Mayfair, 11 July) - High-end Indian restaurant near Berkeley Square
Paradise (Soho, 11 July) - The Sri Lankan restaurant returns with a new menu featuring a twist on Sri Lankan falvours
Plu (St John's Wood, 11 July) in advance of the main restaurant reopening, they're opening La Terrasse outside with its own food and drinks menu.
Smoking Goat (Shoreditch) - time to get those chilli fish sauce chicken wings again. No standing at the bar for the moment, though.
Da Terra (Bethnal Green, 10 July) - the excellent Latin America meets Italy restaurant in the Town Hall Hotel. Just Friday and Saturday to start with.
Dehesa (Carnaby, 10 July) - the charcuterie and tapas bar is reopening.
Dishoom (Shoreditch, King’s Cross and Carnaby, 10 July) - The hugely popular restaurants are returning, with reservations available all-day
Gold (Notting Hill, 10 July) - they'll be making good use of the Alfresco space out the back
Legare (Tower Bridge, 10 July) - Neighbourhood Italian restaurant
Leroy (Shoreditch, 10 July) - the Michelin-starred restaurant is reopening Thursday-Saturday
Rotunda (King's Cross, 10 July) - the restaurant and bar are open - along with their massive canalside terrace.
Allegra (Stratford, 9 July) - Patrick Powell makes good use of their enormous terrace space.
Barrafina Dean Street (Soho, 9 July) - as with KX, will be taking bookings.
Blacklock (Shoreditch, 9 July) - for all your chops needs. Soho follows on 23 July and City returns on 1 September
Gunpowder (Tower Bridge, 9 July) - the popular Indian restaurant adds a much larger terrace.
Hawksmoor Borough (Borough, 9 July) - the restaurant you most want to visit post-lockdown is starting their reopening here first, evenings only. The rest of the group opens as follows: 21 July - Seven Dials, 24 July - Spitalfields, 28 July - Air Street, 31 July - Knightsbridge, 1 Sep - Guildhall.
Laphet (Shoreditch, 9 July) - Burmese food in Shoreditch
Petersham Nurseries (Covent Garden, 9 July) - that hidden courtyard will be a hot ticket
Quilon (St James, 9 July) - Sriram Aylur's Michelin-starred Indian restaurant
Quo Vadis (Soho, 9 July) - both the restaurant and club are reopening and members can now book a space in the club
ROVI - (Soho, 9 July) - Yotam Ottolenghi gets ready to reopen his restaurants
Salon (Brixton, 9 July) - Nicholas Balfe is back in Brixton Market.
The Sea The Sea (Chelsea, 9 July) - the seafood bar is coming back, taking reservations for groups of 1, 2 or 6
Wright Bros (Borough Market and Battersea, 9 July) - the top seafood and oyster bars are back.
Brigadiers (Bank, 8 July) - a phased reopening for this City restaurant starting with terrace dining before bar opens on 15 July.
Goodman (Mayfair, 8 July) - the top steak restaurant is back in its flagship location, Beast follows on 22 July
Hoppers (King's Cross, 8 July; Marylebone, 22 July, Soho 29 July) - King's Cross will be the first of these three JKS restaurants to open
Kitty Fisher's (Mayfair, 8 July) - back with outside space, a few ground floor tables and takeaway to start with.
The Oyster Bar at Bibendum (South Kensington, 8 July) - Claude Bosi's second restaurant in the Michelin building
The Oystermen (Covent Garden, 8 July) - a slightly reduced menu but plenty of UK and Irish oysters.
Prawn on the Lawn (Islington, 8 July) - local seafood restaurant (and fishmonger)
Jose Pizarro (Spitalfields, Bermondsey - 8 July) - the king of tapas opens in the city and also his tapas bar. Pizarro follows on 15 July.
Quality Wines (Farringdon, 8 July) - and this time they're taking reservations for the first time.
A Wong (Victoria, 7 July) - Andrew Wong is back with one of the best dim sum menus in town
Carousel (Marylebone, 7 July) - starting a series of 4 menus, inspired by all the chefs that have cooked in their kitchens and kicking off with Mexico
Clipstone (Fitzrovia, 7 July) - from the people behind Quality Chop House
El Pastor (London Bridge, 7 July) - The Harts Bros Mexican restaurant, now taking reservations.
Issho-Ni (Bethnal Green, 7 July) - The Japanese restaurant's izakaya-style bottomless brunch is also back.
Le Gavroche (Mayfair, 7 July) - Michel Roux Jr's classic French restaurant
Westerns Laundry (Holloway, 7 July) - with a set menu (inc a vegetarian version)
Bleeding Heart Bistro, Terrace & Tavern (Farringdon, 6 July) - classy French bistro with great courtyard is back in business
Duck & Waffle (City, 6 July) - the high rise restaurant returns for waffles with a view
Discount Suit Co (Spitalfields, 6 July) - First opening for whole-hire only, following up with the standard bar in August.
Noble Rot (Holborn, 6 July) the whole space will now be a restaurant with no walk-in wine bar for the moment.
Smokehouse (Islington, 6 July) - beer and grilling kicks off again
Temper (City, Soho, Covent Garden, 6 July) - the BBQ restaurant is opening all its locations
Opened on 4 July
40ft Brewery - (Dalston) - Their taproom is opening (outside only) and they'll have a special "6ft" beer on offer.
Aqua (Regent St and London Bridge) - Aqua Kyoto and the terrace as well as the high-rise restaurants in The Shard, Aqua Shard and Hutong, are back (Aqua Nueva follows on the 16th)
Benares (Mayfair) - The high-end restaurant was one of the first in Mayfair to deliver during the lockdown and is back open on the first day.
Big Mamma restaurants are back and fully bookable - that's Gloria (Shoreditch) and Circolo Popolare (Fitzrovia)
Bistrotheque (Hackney) - back for their legendary brunch
Brasserie of Light (Marylebone) - The Ivy Group's impressive restaurant inside Selfridges.
Bright (Hackney) - From the team behind P Franco - with a new set menu inside and a la carte on the terrace.
Bubala (Spitalfields) - Vegetarian Middle-Eastern inspired food
C&R Cafe (Chinatown) Popular Malayasian spot in Rupert Court
Camino (Bankside and King's Cross) - the Spanish restaurants reopen with new seasonal additions to the menu.
Caractere (Notting Hill) - Emily Roux and Diego Ferrari’s restaurant
Casa do Frango (Shoreditch and London Bridge) - The Portuguese restaurant is back, adding a large outdoor terrace in Shoreditch
The Cheese Bar (Camden) - all your cheesy needs met
Chisou (Mayfair and Knightsbridge) - both of the Japanese restaurants will reopen for diners.
Coal Office (King's Cross) - they already have a grab & go offering on, and expect them to make big use of the large terrace
Cinnamon Kitchen (Battersea) - the first of Vivek Singh's restaurants to reopen. The rest is as follows - Cinnamon Club - 10 July, Cinnamon Kitchen City - 17 July, Cinnamon Bazaar - 24 July
Corbin and King restaurants (Various locations) - They're starting with The Wolseley, Colbert, Brasserie Zedel and Fischer's (all from 5pm)
Core by Clare Smyth - (Notting Hill) - Clare Smyth's Michelin-starred home.
Coya (Mayfair) - the Peruvian restaurant returns with a completely new look
CUT (Mayfair) - Wolfgang Puck's restaurant at 45 Park Lane is now open.
Dalloway Terrace (Bloomsbury) - the flower-covered terrace is bound to be a coveted spot.
Darby's (Vauxhall) - from the people behind The Dairy, with an expanded outside terrace
Delamina (Marylebone) and Delamina East (Shoreditch) - husband and wife team Limor and Amir Chen reopen their middle-eastern/European restaurants
Dinings SW3 (Chelsea) - much-loved Japanese restaurant
The Drapers Arms (Islington) - the popular gastropub makes a welcome return
Duck Soup (Soho) - the seasonal European restaurant returns with a socially distanced bar space
The Duke of Richmond (Dalston) - head to Tom Oldroyd's pub for a crab and chip butty
Dumplings' Legend (Chinatown) - all your xiao long bao needs being met.
Eggslut (Notting Hill) - the eggy restaurant will be open for dine-in too.
Elliot's (Borough) - with an outdoor summer pop-up, Ell Fresco
Folie (Soho) - back on Golden Square with a new terrace for summer
Fortnums (Mayfair) - the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon reopens, if you fancy a celebratory afternoon tea.
Galvin Bistrot & Bar (Spitalfields) - formerly Galvin Hop, this has switched to a new Bistrot style menu.
Gaucho - (various locations) - The steak restaurant is opening its branches across the City
The Grand Duchess (Paddington) - London Shell Co's permanently moored seafood restaurant
Hicce (King's Cross) - Pip Lacey's restaurant in Coal Drops Yard (with lots of terrace space)
Hide (Mayfair) - Ollie Dabous restaurant is reopening both the Above and Ground restaurants
Homeslice (Marylebone, Shoreditch, White City and City) - Popular pizza restaurant from the Wogan brothers
Humble Grape (Battersea and Islington) - starting up again with two of their wine bars.
Hush - (Mayfair) - the popular brasserie has turned its courtyard into an English country garden for the summer.
The Ivy - (Soho) - the Caprice group may have closed Le Caprice, but the Ivy will be back up and running
The Ivy Asia - (City) - The huge and very blingy City outpost for the Ivy
The Ivy Chelsea Garden - (Chelsea) - with their massive garden expect this to be very popular
Jean Georges at the Connaught (Mayfair) - serving up the truffle pizza and more
Jinli (Chinatown) - newish Sichuan spot is getting its hot pots ready.
Kolamba - (Soho) - Sri Lankan restaurant on Kigkly Street (with alfresco seating).
Kricket (Brixton and White City) - excellent Indian-inspired small plates
Kutir (Chelsea) - Rohit Ghai's high-end Indian restaurant
Lardo (Hackney) - back with their amazing pizzas
The Laughing Heart (Hackney) - Tom Anglesea is back with a fixed menu, but no late-night offering just yet.
Levan (Peckham) - Modern European restaurant from Salon's Nicholas Balfe
The Lighterman (King's Cross) - the huge King's Cross restaurant is back by the canal
Lina Stores (Soho and King's Cross) - the Italian restaurants return, with KX adding a new terrace
LPM - aka La Petite Maison (Mayfair) - with their enviable terrace space seats too, of course
M Restaurants - (City), 6 July (Victoria) - these steak emporiums (and raw bar) are both opening
Mariage Freres (Covent Garden) - for all your tea needs
MEATliquor (Islington, Covent Garden) - Back for burgers and all the House Grog you can take.
Morito (Clerkenwell & Hackney) - both outposts are back for sherry and tapas
The Ned (City) - two of its ten restaurants, Kaia and Millie's Lounge, are opening today
Noize (Fitzrovia) - Seasonal French food. Open Wednesday through to Sunday.
Novikov (Mayfair) - High end Italian and Asian restaurant will be reopening, but they'll also be keeping their alfresco food stalls too.
Nutshell (Soho) - serving modern takes on Iranian cuisine
Officina 00 (Old St) - after supplying pasta throughout the lockdown, they'll be back up and running.
Ormer (Mayfair) - Great British Menu 2020 finalist Kerth Gumbs is in charge.
Pachamama (Marylebone) - the Peruvian restaurant is back, while the Shoreditch outpost joins it on 8 July
Padella (Borough Market and Shoreditch) - London's fave pasta bar will also have extra seating for 40 in Borough Market
Paladar (Elephant & Castle) - Latin American restaurant with plenty of alfresco space
Pastaio (Soho and Westfield) - Stevie Parle's pasta bars return
Petersham Nurseries (Richmond) - the foliage-covered restaurant will also have extended hours (and Covent Garden returns 9 July)
Popolo (Shoreditch) - Seasonal sharing plates
Rochelle Canteen (Hackney) - Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold are back with the perfect garden for alfresco dining
Sagardi (Shoreditch) - Basque-style cooking (and plenty of meat).
Sager + Wilde (Hackney and Bethnal Green) - for celebrating with a bottle of well-chosen wine
Sam's Riverside (Hammersmith) - with a new Riverside terrace overlooking the Thames
Santo Remedio (London Bridge) - an excellent Mexican restaurant (including top margaritas)
Sola (Soho) - Victor Garvey's Californian-inspired restaurant.
Sophie's Steakhouse (Chelsea) - The original Sophie's returns
Smokestak (Shoreditch) - opening with a stripped-back old-school BBQ menu - with terrace dining available too
Treehouse London - (Fitzrovia) - The rooftop bar as well as the Mexican restaurant Madera reopen
Tonkotsu (Haggerston, Selfridges, Stratford) - The ramen and gyoza restaurant starts with three of its London locations.
Trivet (London Bridge) - Jonny Lake and Isa Bal's restaurant reopens the wine bar to start, serving small plates, main dishes, and desserts in the main dining room.
Trullo (Islington) - Popular neighbourhood Italian restaurant and sister restaurant to Padella
Vinegar Yard (London Bridge) - the huge outdoor space is back, this time with bookings and table service. Very handy for summer.
Vinoteca (King's Cross and Chiswick) - the Marylebone, City and Farringdon locations follow on 6 July
The Wigmore (Marylebone) - Michel Roux Jnr's pub on Upper Regent Street has reopened.
Xier (Marylebone) - Carlo Scotto is back with a brand new 10-course tasting menu
YOPO - (Fitzrovia) - The Mandrake hotel's South American restaurant will reopen, as will Jumera and the new Mandrake Cabanas private dining areas.
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