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October 2019

Wilder

In a nutshell: Boundary London's basement restaurant gets a transformation
Where is it?
2-4 Boundary St, London E2 7DD
Why should you care?
Sir Terence Conran has teamed up with an experienced chef to transform the fortunes of the lower ground restaurant at the Boundary London, reopening as Wilder. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 16 October 2019

 

Draughts

In a nutshell: Board game cafe in Dalston
Where is it?
41 Kingsland High Street London, E8 2JS
Why should you care?
Where once Eastenders slopped liquor over pies and mushy peas, you'll now be more likely to find folks quibbling over mortgaging Mayfair on Monopoly or ordering an Espresso Martini to sip while contemplating their next move in Kerplunk. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 18 October 2019 (soft launch to 20 October)

 

Naifs

In a nutshell: Vegan food in Peckham
Where is it?
56 Goldsmith Rd, Peckham, London SE15 5TF
Why should you care? New restaurant Naïfs is a large bistro-style vegan restaurant for Peckham and it comes from an ex Vanilla Black chef. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 18 October 2019

 

Bread Ahead Wembley

In a nutshell: Bakery, restaurant. school and doughnuts in Wembley.
Where is it?
Olympic Way, London, HA9 0FU
Why should you care?
Bread Ahead are opening a huge new location in Wembley. Their new place has a huge all-day restaurant, bakery and school. And yes, you will be able to get their doughnuts there too... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 21 October 2019

 

Sabroso

In a nutshell: Gabriel and Jose-Luis Gonzalez are bringing Venezuelan food to West London
Where is it?
The Balcony, Westfield Shopping Centre London, W12 7GE
Why should you care?
It's all about the arepa at this new South American dining spot opening up at Westfield London shopping centre. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 21 October 2019

 

Plu

In a nutshell: Modern French dining in St John's Wood
Where is it?
12 Blenheim Terrace, London NW8 0EB
Why should you care?
Headed up by Elliot Moss, Plu in St John's Wood is going to offer a single tasting menu every night using Modern French fine dining techniques. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 23 October 2019

 

Tonkotsu Shoreditch

In a nutshell: Ramen and dumplings in Shoreditch
Where is it?
New Inn Yard, 1 Anning Street, London, E1 6HU
Why should you care? Tonkotsu really are becoming London's chief ramen joint with this, their eleventh opening in town. Expect the usual ramen (and a signature Shoreditch option) as well as gyoza and lots more. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 25 October 2019

 

Epic Pies

In a nutshell: British patisserie specialising in - you guessed it - pies.
Where is it?
53-55 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5EF
Why should you care?
From street food to permanent digs, a mother/son duo are opening up this 'Britisserie' by St Paul's Cathedral, where pies are the main star but you can also get a Brunch Wellington at the weekend. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 28 October 2019

 

Trivet

In a nutshell: Ex Fat Duck chef and sommelier go it alone
Where is it?
London Bridge, 36 Snowsfields, Bermondsey, London SE1 3SU
Why should you care? Taking over the ex-Londrino space is Trivet from Jonny Lake, most recently Executive Head Chef of the Heston group (he was Head Chef of the Fat Duck before). He's teamed up with another Fat Duck Alumni, Master Sommelier Isa Bal. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 29 October 2019

 

Mthr

In a nutshell: High rise co-dining in Canary Wharf
Where is it?
20 Crossharbour Plaza, London E14 9YF
Why should you care?
This Canary Wharf restaurant is on the 20th Floor of The Collective Canary Wharf, a huge "co-living" space. Open to everyone, they're aiming for an at-home vibe. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Mid-late October 2019

 

Oren

In a nutshell: Med food residency goes permanent
Where is it?
89 Shacklewell Ln, Dalston, London E8 2EB
Why should you care?
After multiple residencies across town, Oded Oren is opening his own restaurant in Dalston. Expect Mediterranean food with a touch of Tel Aviv. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2019

 

Mo Diner

In a nutshell: Momo opens a diner next door
Where is it?
23 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BH
Why should you care?
Next door to Momo in Mayfair (and referred to as its "playful cousin") Mo Diner takes the American diner concept on a spin through the Med - both with the look and the twist to all the food. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2019

 

Stoney Street

In a nutshell: 26 Grains comes to Borough Market
Where is it?
2-3 Stoney Street, London SE1 9AA
Why should you care?
They made their name with porridge, but the team behind 26 Grains has a much more varied menu at its Borough Market opening, Stoney Street. There will be a seasonal menu that adapts from breakfast through to dinner and a handy hatch too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2019

 

No.35 Mackenzie Walk

In a nutshell: An all day bar and restaurant with a waterside location
Where is it?
29-35 Mackenzie Walk, Canary Wharf, E14 4PH
Why should you care?
This is the eighth bar from Darwin and Wallace and will offer food from breakfast until dinner, as well as cocktails, coffee and beers. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2019

 

Moto

In a nutshell: Japanese bar in Covent Garden
Where is it?
7 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NA
Why should you care? Moto will be focusing strongly around sake and other Japanese spirits, aiming to bring lesser-known varieties to London - all paired with bar snacks too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? October 2019

 

Dandy Cafe and Restaurant

In a nutshell: Third time lucky for seasonal restaurant
Where is it?
Bermondsey Arch 4 Discovery Estate, St James's Rd, London SE16 4RA
Why should you care?
Dandy Cafe is coming back! Soon to be Dandy Cafe and restaurant, they've kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to launch a new permanent place on Maltby Street. And they'll have their own brewery too... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Oct/Nov 2019

 

November 2019

Le Deli Robuchon and Le Comptoir Robuchon

In a nutshell: Joel Robuchon's Legacy
Where is it?
6 Clarges Street, London W1J 8AE (with the Deli entrance on Bolton Street). 
Why should you care? Following the death of Joël Robuchon, his famed London restaurant L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon also shut its doors this year. Now it's coming back in Mayfair - but it appears that it's launching with two distinct parts. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 1 November 2019

 

The Laundry

In a nutshell: This new bistro and bar hopes to clean up on Coldharbour Lane
Where is it?
374 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8PL
Why should you care? Taking over an Iconic building in Brixton is local entrepreneur Melanie Brown who also runs the New Zealand Wine Cellar in Pop Brixton. Brown is aiming to turn the old laundry into a two floored all day restaurant and bar. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 1 November 2019

 

Sussex

In a nutshell: The Gladwins come to Soho
Where is it?
63-64 Frith St, Soho, London W1D 3JW
Why should you care?
They have success with The Shed, Rabbit and Nutbourne and now The Gladwin Brothers are opening their fourth restaurant, Sussex, in the space that used to be Arbutus. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 4 November 2019

 

Silo

In a nutshell: Zero-waste pioneer opens in London
Where is it?
The White Building, Unit 7, Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, London E9 5EN
Why should you care?
One of the pioneers of the zero-waste Douglas McMaster is moving his Silo restaurant from Brighton to the first floor of the CRATE Brewery White Building. He'll be putting that zero-waste ethos into everything in the new restaurant with an ever-changing menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 5 November 2019

 

Roma

In a nutshell: Bargain pizza for Brick Lane
Where is it?
224 Brick lane, London E1 6SA
Why should you care?
The Made of Dough crowd are behind this new pizzeria on Brick Lane serving up thin Roman-style pizzas for just a fiver. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 7 November 2019 (Soft launch to 10 November)

 

Amazonico

In a nutshell: Rainforest restaurant via Madrid
Where is it? Berkeley Square House, 4-19 Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London W1J 6BR
Why should you care?
Amazonico is best described as a luxe rainforest-themed restaurant - with a menu that takes in European, Asian and South American cuisines. It's been a big hit in Madrid and is now opening in London. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 9 November 2019

 

Ivy Victoria

In a nutshell: Caprice Holdings expand to Victoria
Where is it?
66 Victoria St, London SW1E 6SQ
Why should you care?
The Ivy Collection's latest addition to its 36-strong restaurant emporium will be a 292-seater restaurant and bar called The Ivy Victoria. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 November 2019

 

Lina Stores King's Cross

In a nutshell: Pasta legend arrives at King's Cross
Where is it?
20-21 Stable Street, King’s Cross N1C 4DR
Why should you care? As the original Soho deli marks 75 years in London, Lina Stores prepares to open a new pasta restaurant and deli in King's Cross. Their largest yet, expect some of their best pasta dishes plus a lot of new additions too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 15 November 2019

 

Davies and Brook at Claridge's

In a nutshell: Hugely influential NYC chef comes to iconic London hotel
Where is it?
Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HR
Why should you care?
This sees Daniel Humm take over the main restaurant at Claridge's. With his Eleven Madison Park regularly touted as one of the very best restaurants in New York (not to mention topping the World's 50 Best list), the expectations for this London opening are sky-high. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Borough Market Kitchen

In a nutshell: New communal dining space and traders at Borough Market
Where is it?
Borough Market, 8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL
Why should you care?
Up to 25 food traders will feature in a new communal dining space, The Borough Market Kitchen, that opens in Jubilee Place in mid-November. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Chick n Sours Spitalfields

In a nutshell: Chick ‘n’ Sours comes to Spitalfields with a new menu
Where is it?
14 Artillery Passage, London E1 7LJ
Why should you care?
Quirky fried-chicken outlet with a cult following, Chick ‘n’ Sours will open a fourth site in November. The 50-cover location in Spitalfields also features a new menu with plant-based offerings and a take-away option. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Great Scotland Yard Hotel

In a nutshell: The Dairy go to the Yard
Where is it?
3-5 Scotland Yard, London SW1A 2HW
Why should you care?
Next up from Robin Gill and The Dairy team is the new Great Scotland Yard hotel in Mayfair. He and the team will be in charge of the food, cocktails, bakery and more. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Brother Marcus Spitalfields

In a nutshell: Eastern-Med in Spitalfields
Where is it?
2 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, London E1 6DW
Why should you care?
They've already had success with their restaurants in Balham and Islington and now Brother Marcus are heading to the City with their largest restaurant yet. Expect a similar Eastern-med approach to the cooking with some new dishes on the menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele Soho

In a nutshell: Top Neapolitan pizza in Soho
Where is it?
44 Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 4TY
Why should you care?
L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele are opening their second London restaurant in Soho - and you can expect the same huge (and hugely popular) Neapolitan pizzas from the original. Plus fries pizzas if carbs just aren't enough... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Locket's

In a nutshell: Wiltons does a wine bar
Where is it?
23-27 St James's St, St. James's, London SW1A 1HA
Why should you care? It's been 70 years since the Wiltons group has opened a new restaurant - but they're gearing up to launching something brand new in St James. Locket's will be a brand new cafe and wine bar in the old "Economist Plaza" now redeveloped and renamed Smithson Plaza. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Paradise

In a nutshell: Sri Lankan in Soho
Where is it?
61 Rupert St, Soho, London W1D 7PW
Why should you care?
A brand new Sri Lankan restaurant is coming to Soho with Paradise, taking over the space from Spuntino. Expect British and Sri Lankan ingredients in a menu that's inspired by the owner's childhood trips to Sri Lanka. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Mr Ji

In a nutshell: Taiwanese fried chicken pop-up settles down in Soho
Where is it?
Old Compton St, London
Why should you care?
Inspired by trips to Taipei, Mr Ji's founder is now hoping to bring all the delights of the night time Taiwanese fried chicken scene to Soho's Old Compton Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Volta do Mar

In a nutshell: Portuguese food and wine for Covent Garden
Where is it?
13-15 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PS
Why should you care?
The ex-Salt Yard Group founder returns to the fray with a Portuguese restaurant that'll start with custard tarts in the morning and move through to larger dishes in the evening. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

14 Hills

In a nutshell: High rise dining in the City
Where is it?
120 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 5BA
Why should you care?
The prolific D&D restaurant group (who own Blueprint Cafe, German Gymnasium, Quaglinos and more) are gearing up for their next opening. The restaurant will be near the top of a big new building on Fenchurch St. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Daffodil Mulligan

In a nutshell: Richard Corrigan at Old Street.
Where is it?
70-74 City Rd, Old Street, London EC1Y 2BJ
Why should you care?
Richard Corrigan had taken over the lease of the Irish restaurant Nuala, together with John Nugent for the endeavour, a fellow Irishman who founded Kings Place over in King's Cross. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Sam's Riverside

In a nutshell: Thameside restaurant in the new Riverside Studios development
Where is it?
101 Queen Caroline Street, London W6 9BN
Why should you care?
West London restaurateur Sam Harrison is back with a destination riverfront restaurant by Hammersmith Bridge which is part of the multimillion Riverside Studios redevelopment. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Bar Douro City

In a nutshell: Portuguese wine bar in the City
Where is it?
1 Finsbury Ave, London EC2M 2PF
Why should you care?
The original Bar Douro in Flat Iron Square (near London Bridge) has proven such a hit that they're getting ready to open a second. This time they'll be bringing their Portuguese wine and food to a big new development near Broadgate. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Toca Madera at Treehouse London

In a nutshell: Rooftop Mexican with an amazing view over London
Where is it?
Langham Place, Regent Street, London W1B 2QS
Why should you care? Taking over the old Saint George's Hotel by the BBC's Broadcasting House, on Langham Place is the American Treehouse hotel group and they've brought in the high-end Mexican restaurant group Toca Madera to run the rooftop restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Folie

In a nutshell: Med food and cocktails on Golden Square
Where is it?
37 Golden Square, Soho, London W1F 9LB
Why should you care? This restaurant on Golden Square is looking to the Riviera and the Mediterranean for its influences and will have a design created by the people behind the look of Chiltern Firehouse. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

The Ivy Asia

In a nutshell: The Ivy does Asian food
Where is it?
20 New Change Passage, London, EC4M 9AG
Why should you care?
The latest Ivy is opening in the impressive space that once held Jamie Oliver's Barbecoa. This time they'll be launching an Ivy with an Asian-influenced menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Pastaio Westfield

In a nutshell: Pasta goes west
Where is it?
Unit 1032, Lower Southern Terrace, Westfield White City, London W12 7GF
Why should you care?
This is the second of Stevie Parle's fresh pasta bars, following the original in Soho. Expect affordable fresh pasta and this time they'll also have some cheesy soft serve. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Patty&Bun Carnaby

In a nutshell: Burgers in Carnaby
Where is it?
26 Kingly St, Soho, London W1B 5QD
Why should you care?
This is the latest burger joint from Patty&Bun, known as serving up some of the best burgers in town. Expect all your usual favourites here. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

Firebrand Clerkenwell

In a nutshell: Pizzeria and cafe in Clerkenwell
Where is it?
84-86 Rosebery Ave, London EC1R 4QY
Why should you care?
Firebrand pizza has won a lot of fans in its original Marylebone site - and now they're opening a second pizzeria in Clerkenwell. But that's not all, as they're also opening Diggs, an all-day cafe next door. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? November 2019

 

December 2019

Casa do Frango Shoreditch

In a nutshell: Piri Piri chicken goes east
Where is it?
3 King John Court, Shoreditch Village, EC2A 3EZ
Why should you care?
One of our readers' favourite restaurants in town is coming to Shoreditch. Expect their amazing piri piri chicken, brand new Portuguese dishes and piri piri beer too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? December 2019

 

Muse

In a nutshell: Tom Aikens returns to fine dining
Where is it?
38 Groom Place, London SW1X 7BA
Why should you care?
Chef Tom Aikens has been out of the fine dining game for a while, but his new Belgravia restaurant seems him return to that with a tasting menu inspired by his life so far. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? December 2019

 

Nusr-Et Steakhouse

In a nutshell: Salt Bae comes to London
Where is it?
The Park Tower Knightsbridge, 101 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RN
Why should you care?
"Salt Bae" was briefly very famous indeed as his steak salt spreading antics went viral in 2016. Now he's bringing that steak empire to London.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? December 2019

 

Bancone Soho

In a nutshell: Pasta bar mark II
Where is it?
10 Lower James St, Soho, London W1F 9EL
Why should you care?
After a big success with the original in Covent Garden, fresh pasta bar Bancone is growing - opening a second restaurant in Soho. Expect classic pasta dishes, a new cocktail bar and more... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? December 2019

 

Also in 2019

Din Tai Fung at Centre Point

In a nutshell: Taiwanese steamed bun powerhouse - plus queue
Where is it?
Centre Point
Why should you care?
The hugely popular Taiwanese dumpling restaurant is opening its second location in London already - which should really help with those queues at the first. Expect steamed soup dumplings and lots more...  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2019

 

Caviar Kaspia

In a nutshell: Iconic Parisian restaurant returns to London
Where is it?
1a Chesterfield St, Mayfair, London W1J 5JF
Why should you care?
Returning after an absence of many years, Caviar Kaspia is bringing back its luxury menu to London's Mayfair. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2019

 

Dominique Ansel Covent Garden

In a nutshell: The New York cronut creator opens a second London cafe in the heart of Covent Garden
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
Ever since he opened in London Ansel's bakery has been packed - so expect fans to follow him here to Covent Garden, particularly if there's a new menu of cakes to try. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2019

 

Cafe Murano Bermondsey

In a nutshell: A third location for Cafe Murano
Where is it?
184 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ
Why should you care?
Bermondsey is the next location for Angela Hartnett's Murano spinoff, with classic Italian dishes and cocktails on the menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2019

 

Black Bear Burger

In a nutshell: Street food burger duo land in Brixton for a permanent spot
Where is it?
11-13 Market Row, London SW9 8LB
Why should you care?
They've been slowly growing a loyal fan base for their grass-fed and dry aged beef burgers - now the duo behind Black Bear Burger are opening a permanent spot in Brixton Village. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2019

 

Mathura

In a nutshell: Atul Kochhar goes big
Where is it?
4 Greycoat Place, Westminster, London SW1P 1BN
Why should you care?
Following up from the opening of Kanishka in Mayfair, Atul Kochhar has taken over a huge space in Westminster for his next restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2019

 

Pacific

In a nutshell: Shaun Presland comes to London
Where is it?
8-10 Lower James St, Soho, London W1F 9EL
Why should you care?
Top Australian chef Shaun Presland is coming to London, opening in Soho (in the former Foxlow spot). Expect a similar style of Japanese cooking to his Australian restaurants. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2019

 

Butcher and the Farmer

In a nutshell: An Australian restaurant from two TV cooking show winners lands in London
Where is it?
Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX
Why should you care?
Steve Flood and Will Stewart's restaurant is coming from Australia, all the way to the O2. The restaurant is a ‘farm-to-table’ concept and will be focused on sharing dishes. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2019/2020

 

H.O.M.E. (working title)

In a nutshell: Jason Atherton's smallest restaurant
Where is it?
8-10 Pollen St, Mayfair, London W1S 1NQ
Why should you care?
Jason Atherton is opening a much smaller restaurant than usual. This one will be a 16-seater, tight next door to Pollen Street Social and offer an ever changing menu based on Atherton's travel across the globe. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

IT Ibiza

In a nutshell: Ibiza comes to Mayfair
Where is it?
28-29 Dover Street, London W1S 4LX
Why should you care?
Dinner, aperitivo, art and Balearic DJs arrive on the ever-changing Mayfair restaurant scene from Ibiza. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

Mercato Mayfair

In a nutshell: Food, cocktails, restaurants and more in Mayfair
Where is it?
13A N Audley St, Mayfair, London W1K 6ZA
Why should you care?
If you're a fan of Mercato Metropolitano in Elephant and Castle, you'll be very pleased indeed to learn that they're opening a second market - Mercato Mayfair. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

Bar Jaleo

In a nutshell: Paella bar from Rambla chef
Where is it?
Old Compton Street, Soho
Why should you care?
Victor Garvey launches his next restaurant. It's still Spanish but this time it's dedicated to paella. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

Darling

In a nutshell: Wine, cocktails, and modern European plates in Dalston
Where is it? Dalston TBC
Why should you care?
This is the first solo project from Charlotte Wilde, following her departure from Sager + Wilde, which she co-founded with Michael Sager. Other than a wine list designed by Charlotte, she’s pulled in a great team including Tom Soden (Nine Lives) in charge of cocktails and Dan Wilson (Dandy) in the kitchen. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

Mamarosa

In a nutshell: Barcelona beach restaurant comes to Shoreditch
Where is it?
Shoreditch Village
Why should you care?
The Barcelona beach restaurant Mamarosa migrates to the new Shoreditch Village space. Expect a mix of Mediterranean and Italian cuisine (but no beach views). Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

Roast Kitchen

In a nutshell: Roast meat in Fitzrovia
Where is it?
Address TBC
Why should you care?
Roast Kitchen is a more laid-back version of the Roast restaurant that's been very popular in Borough Market for over a decade. Expect roast meats to be a big thing... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

Wool Yard

In a nutshell: Pop Brixton, but in Woolwich
Where is it?
Woolwich Town Centre
Why should you care?
If you're a fan of Pop Brixton, then this news will definitely be of interest. The man behind that success story, Carl Turner, has turned his sights on Woolwich where he plans to open a follow-up Wool Yard. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019 (TBC)

 

Akoko

In a nutshell: West African flavours with British ingredients
Where is it?
21 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3LP
Why should you care?
Akoko is the first project from last year’s Masterchef: The Professionals finalist William JM Chilila. He'll be opening this West-African influenced restaurant in Fitztovia. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? February 2020

 

Manzi's

In a nutshell: Corbin & King's new Soho restaurant pays homage to the legendary Manzi's fish restaurant
Where is it?
1 Bateman's Buildings, Soho, London W1D 3EN
Why should you care?
Eight years after opening their massive Brasserie Zedel, restaurateurs Corbin & King are launching another affordable restaurant. Manzi's in Soho will be a homage to the much-loved Manzi's fish restaurant and will be a seafood restaurant that's both fun and affordable. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2020

 

Kol

In a nutshell: Noma Mexico chef comes to London
Where is it?
Central London - location TBC
Why should you care?
He was the man behind the launch of Noma Mexico and now Santiago Lastra is opening his own restaurant in London called Kol. It'll feature Mexican cuisine with UK ingredients. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2020

 

Padella Shoreditch

In a nutshell: London's best pasta doubles up
Where is it?
1 Phipp Street, London EC2A 4PS
Why should you care?
They're hugely popular in Borough - probably with London's longest queue/wait time - and now Padella is gearing up for its second site. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2020

 

Eataly

In a nutshell: Italian worldwide phenomenon
Where is it?
135 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3YD
Why should you care?
The Italian food and wine marketplace confirms their first London opening will be in the heart of the City at Broadgate. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2020

 

The Market

In a nutshell: Workplace canteen by day, food hall and restaurant by night
Where is it?
22 Bishopsgate, London
Why should you care?
The next people to get into the food hall business are The YBF's. They're teaming up with Rhubarb for this huge new food and drink area inside the big 22 Bishopsgate development. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2020

 

Chyna and Yau Grilling

In a nutshell: Alan Yau in Canary Wharf
Where is it?
Wardian London, Marsh Wall, Isle of Dogs, London E14 9TP
Why should you care?
Alan Yau is opening two restaurants at this huge Canary Wharf building - one of which he's billing as a "Chinese River Cafe". Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2020

 

M at Newfoundland

In a nutshell: Steaks in a tower
Where is it?
Newfoundland Quay, Canary Wharf, London.
Why should you care?
The latest M restaurant and their menu of steak and grills is coming to the new Newfoundland tower in Canary Wharf. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2020

 

Nobu Hotel Marylebone

In a nutshell: Nobu goes west
Where is it?
22 Portman Square, Marylebone, London W1H 7BG, UK
Why should you care?
This is the second Nobu hotel in London (after the first in Shoreditch). Expect a high-end place to stay as well as a new Nobu restaurant featuring the usual Japanese, Peruvian and other South American menu from Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2020

 

NoMad London

In a nutshell: Top NYC hotel comes to London (with added Daniel Humm)
Where is it?
4 Bow St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AT
Why should you care?
This hotel is taking over Bow Street Magistrates Court in Covent Garden, and is the London outpost of a popular NYC hotel. And it'll also have food from Daniel Humm, the chef behind World's Best restautant 11 Madison Park. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2020

 

Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • Wendy's is making a return to London, probably some time in 2020.
  • It looks like a new 28:50 is coming to Covent Garden.
  • Bao and Hoppers are coming to King's Cross
  • The site that used to be the original Wild Honey is due to be a dim-sum restaurant from the people behind Goodman and Burger and Lobster.
  • Violet Bakery are opening a new wine bar in 2020.
  • Praise be - huge Irish fast-food chain Supermac's is planning to come to London.
  • Corbin and King will be opening a restaurant in Notting Hill.
  • Apparently JKS, the people behind Brigadiers, are opening new pubs - one supposed to be a partnership with James Knappett.
  • A new Market Hall is coming to Canary Wharf - but not until late 2020.
  • London's getting a new high-rise that could host the city's highest restaurant.
  • Apparently, the main MASH in London is getting revamped as a DC comics destination.
  • Yosma is on the move - bringing their Istanbul-inspired tavern from Baker Street to Soho.
  • They came out top in Million Pound Menu and now BBQ Dreamz are getting ready to open a permanent restaurant in London.
  • After closing in Finsbury Park, Gilly's Fry bar is on the hunt for a central London location.
  • Time Out Market is coming to Waterloo - but not until 2021
  • According to an interview with Richard Caring, Sexy Fish could be expanding with Sexy Dragon and Sexy Elephant.
  • Looking for the next Coal Drops Yards? It could be Borough Yards.
  • The Wagyumafia are bringing their VERY expensive sandwiches to London - with both a sandwich shop and a butcher's kitchen.
  • The famed Gary Usher could finally be opening in London.
  • Apparently Simon Parker-Bowles is planning to relaunch Greens.
  • Russell Norman's Mishkin's is apparently making a comeback, this time coming to a space near Bank station.
  • When it opens, the Trellis skyscraper will have a high-rise restaurant.
  • Where still waiting to hear what Fatty Crab has planned for London.
  • The old US embassy in Mayfair is going to be revamped into a new luxury hotel and restaurant.
  • Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, previously at Astrid Y Gaston, is looking to bring a new restaurant to London similar to Le Mar.
  • San Francisco's Tartine will be coming to London as soon as they find a location.
  • STK is said to be opening a second restaurant in Canary Wharf and another in the City.

 

 

To find out which noteworthy establishments have just opened their doors, check out our recently-opened new restaurants in London page.

 

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