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March 2019

No. Fifty Cheyne

In a nutshell: A new lease of life for the Cheyne Walk Brasserie
Where is it?
50 Cheyne Walk, London SW3 5LR
Why should you care?
A nine-month renovation and a new chef make for an entirely new offering on one of London’s most famous streets as Cheyne Walk Brasserie becomes No. Fifty Cheyne. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 25 March 2019



The Halal Guys

In a nutshell: Halal to-go on Leicester Square
Where is it?
14-15 Irving Street, London WC2H 7AU
Why should you care?
They've been around for 27 years to date and expanded across the US. Now America's Halal Guys are bringing their gyros and platters to London. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 30 March 2019



Shola

In a nutshell: White City Place, 201 Wood Lane, White City, London W12 7TU
Where is it? 210 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1PD
Why should you care?
Aida Khan brings the Karachi cooking from her Shola supper club to White City for her first restaurant, celebrating Pakistani food. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? March 2019



Endo at Rotunda

In a nutshell: High end sushi
Where is it? White City House Television Centre, 101 Wood Lane, London, W12 7FR
Why should you care?
The former executive sushi chef at Zuma is opening a tiny sushi restaurant in the Television Centre at White City development. With just 15 seats expect this to be a restaurant booking to boast about. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? March 2019



Barullo

In a nutshell: Victor Garvey expands his Spanish restaurant empire to the City
Where is it?
19 Bevis Marks, London EC3A 7JA
Why should you care?
There's a distinct Spanish flavour to restaurateur Victor Garvey's new City gaff Barullo which promises to liven things up in Aldgate. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? March 2019



Unimini

In a nutshell: Korean/Japanese grab and go
Where is it?
20 Eastcheap, London EC3M 1EB
Why should you care?
The same people behind Walworth's popular Korean restaurant CheeMC are coming to The City. This time they're bringing a build-your-own Japanese/Korean lunchbox concept. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? March 2019



The Gate

In a nutshell: Vegetarian and vegan food in St John's Wood
Where is it? 87 Allitsen Rd, London NW8 7AS
Why should you care?
Given they’ve been in business since the 80s, it’s no surprise The Gate know a thing or two about veggie and vegan cooking. Now they’re taking their plant-based knowhow to St John's Wood, with a new restaurant that’ll have brunch, lunch and a newly extended menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? March 2019



April 2019

Lucknow Social

In a nutshell: More biryani action and slow cooking in Mayfair from the Dum Biryani team
Where is it?
49 Maddox St, London W1S 2PQ
Why should you care?
Inspired by the Lucknow region's Awadhi cooking, chef and restaurateur Dhruv Mittal is opening a restaurant with all manner of biryanis, kebabs and lunchtime quick bites. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2 April 2019



Serata Hall

In a nutshell: Bar, restaurant, working space in Hoxton
Where is it?
207 Old St, London EC1V 9EY
Why should you care?
This is the latest Hall from the people who brought you similar affairs in Brixton and London Fields with MArtello Hall and more. Like those, it mixes up a main drinking and dining space on the ground floor with plenty of event and co-working space throughout. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 3 April 2019



Bob Bob Cité

In a nutshell: "Press for Champagne" in the city
Where is it?
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from the people behind Bob Bob Ricard and it promises to be just as opulent, with plenty of booths, special private rooms and it even has a mini sushi restaurant inside. PLUS those "press for Champagne" buttons on every table. Plus it'll have Eric Chavot in charge of the food. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? April 2019



Myrtle

In a nutshell: Modern European restaurant using Irish produce for Chelsea
Where is it?
1A Langton St, London SW10 0JL
Why should you care?
Chef Anna Haugh uses her Irish connections and London restaurant experience to bring Chelsea a restaurant of very modern European sensibilities. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? April 2019



MEATliquor W1

In a nutshell: Burgers, cocktails and more in W1
Where is it?
37-38 Margaret St, Marylebone, London W1G 0JF
Why should you care?
The original MEATliquor relocates to a brand new - and much more permanent - site just 500 metres away from where they first started. Expect the usual dose of burgers, hot-dogs, cocktails and more that have made them such a big hit ever since that first opening. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? April 2019



Allegra

In a nutshell: Sky high restaurant in Straford for ex-Chiltern Firehouse head chef
Where is it?
Olympic Park, 20-22 International Way, London E20 1GQ
Why should you care?
The former head chef of Chiltern Firehouse is moving up in the world, literally. He's opening this seventh floor restaurant with sky garden in the new Manhattan Loft Gardens development in Stratford. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? April 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? April 2019



Bun House Chinatown

In a nutshell: Steamed Cantonese buns in Chinatown
Where is it? 26 - 27 Lisle Street, London WC2H 7BA
Why should you care?
Since 2017, Bun House have built up a reputation in Soho for their steamed buns. Now they're expanding with a much larger restaurant in the heart of Chinatown (with new buns too). Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 2019



144 on the Hill

In a nutshell: Local eating and drinking on Richmond Hill
Where is it?
144-150 Richmond Hill, Richmond, TW10 6RW
Why should you care?
144 on the Hill is Richmond Hills' latest swish bar and restaurant, offering a 'turf-to-table' menu featuring local ingredients like honey from Richmond beekeepers, plus vegan and veggie options, and a live music lounge. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 2019



Maremma

In a nutshell: Tuscan coastal cooking comes to Brixton
Where is it?
36 Brixton Water Lane, London, SW2 1PE
Why should you care?
Two Brixton locals, with one foot in Italy and the other in south London, are opening a neighbourhood spot on Brixton Water Lane serving up a range of Tuscan treats. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 2019



The Sea, The Sea

In a nutshell: Fishmonger by day, bar by night in Chelsea.
Where is it?
174 Pavilion Rd, Chelsea, London SW1X 0AW.
Why should you care?
This latest addition to Chelsea's Pavilion Road sees the co-founder of Bonnie Gull opening a fishmonger and deli which transforms into a seafood bar in the evening. And he's bringing along a few friends to help too... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? April 2019



May 2019

Parrillan at Barrafina

In a nutshell: Barrifina does outside grilling
Where is it?
Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, London N1C 4AB
Why should you care?
This is the first brand new project from the Barrafina team - launched next door to Barrafina King's Cross. We're told "The table-top grilling takes inspiration from Executive Chef Angel Zapata Martin’s favourite Ibicencan restaurant, C’an Pilot, where he used to eat during his time working as a private chef on the island." Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? May 2019


Louie's

In a nutshell: Hot chicken in Hoxton.
Where is it?
37 Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, London N1 6NN
Why should you care?
The founder behind Red Dog Saloon is opening a restaurant devoted to fiery southern chicken. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2019



July 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? July 2019



August 2019

Mamma Mia The Party

In a nutshell: Abba dinner theatre heading to London
Where is it?
Waterloo
Why should you care?
There are plans afoot to bring the Abba dinner theatre experience to London - expect retsina, renditions and a lot of audience participation. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 29 August 2019



September 2019

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? September 2019



Seven Dials Market

In a nutshell: KERB goes indoors
Where is it?
Thomas Neal's Warehouse, London WC2H 9QW
Why should you care?
Over the years, KERB, after starting at King's Cross, have gone on to conquer all parts of London with their lunchtime street food markets (and some great evening events). And now they've finally decided to go indoors for their next venture, a covered market at Seven Dials. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2019



Also in 2019

Dai Tin 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? Spring 2019



Bao Borough

In a nutshell: Taiwanese cult favourite hits South London
Where is it?
Bermondsey Arch 4 Discovery Estate, St James's Rd, London SE16 4RA
Why should you care?
BAO will be opening their third restaurant in Borough and this time, they're promising something a little different. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



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? Spring 2019



Wahlburgers

In a nutshell: US celebrity burger chain
Where is it?
James Street, London WC2E
Why should you care?
Is London ready for another US burger invasion. The brothers behind Wahlburgers certainly think so as they have their sights set on Covent Garden for the first in a probable UK expansion of their burger brand. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Early 2019



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? Early 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? Early 2019



The Standard Hotel

In a nutshell: Top American hotel comes to King's Cross
Where is it?
Judd St, London WC1H 9JE
Why should you care?
This hotel just opposite St Pancras will have a pretty stunning glass extension as well as burgers on the ground floor from Adam Rawson. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 2019



Arros QD

In a nutshell: Quique Dacosta does London
Where is it?
Eastcastle Street, London W1
Why should you care?
Multiple Michelin-starred Quique Dacosta is coming to the UK with a restaurant that has a big focus on rice. And maybe a bit of paella. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 2019



The Buxton

In a nutshell: Brick Lane gets a pub with rooms from The Culpeper team
Where is it?
42 Osborn St, London E1 6TD
Why should you care?
The team responsible for The Culpeper in Aldgate have a new project - they're opening this pub and hotel on Brick Lane where the rooftop terrace features an honesty bar and hot tub. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Flor

In a nutshell: The Lyle's team's next big thing
Where is it?
1 Bedale St, London SE1 9AL
Why should you care?
The people behind Lyle's open their second restaurant in Borough called Flor. This time it's part wine bar and part bakery. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Soutine

In a nutshell: Corbin and King in St John's Wood
Where is it?
60 St Johns Wood High Street, London NW8 7SH
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from the team behind The Wolseley, Bellanger, The Delaunay and more. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Nutshell

In a nutshell: Iranian food with British produce in Covent Garden
Where is it?
30 St Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4EJ
Why should you care?
Ex Noma and Greenhouse chef Leonardo Pereira is opening his own restaurant in Covent Garden where he'll be exploring his take on Iranian cuisine (and cocktails). Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Tayer and Elementary

In a nutshell: Top bartender opens his first solo venture in London (with Ta Ta Eatery)
Where is it?
152 Old Street, London, EC1V 9BJ
Why should you care?
When the bartender who ran the World's Best Bar for years prepares to open an all-day bar and restaurant in London with fellow top class mixologist Monica Berg, you better believe people are going to sit up and take notice. And when TÁ TÁ Eatery is in charge of the food? Lucky Old Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 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? Spring 2019



Nathan Outlaw at The Goring

In a nutshell: Nathan Outlaw moves to a new London Hotel 
Where is it?
15 Beeston Pl, Westminster, London SW1W 0JW
Why should you care?
Nathan Outlaw is changing his London base of operations. He's opening a new restaurant at The Goring in Victoria - a more casual seafood-led affair that's the hotel's first new restaurant in over 100 years. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Darby's

In a nutshell: Robin Gill’s new restaurant in the new Embassy Gardens development
Where is it?
New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln, London SW8 5DA
Why should you care?
An Irish-influenced menu will be on offer at the ground floor at Robin Gill's next restaurant Darby’s – and also at the development’s incredible Sky Pool 10 stories up. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



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? Spring 2019



D&D at 120 Fenchurch Street

In a nutshell: Thameside restaurant in the new Riverside Studios development
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? Spring 2019



Storey’s Gate Cafe

In a nutshell: Theo Randall goes to the park.
Where is it?
St James's Park, London SW1A 2BJ
Why should you care?
A collaboration between Theo Randall, Colicci, and The Royal Parks with an emphasis on healthy and vegan options looks set to put London's royal park cafes on the map. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Lucky Cat

In a nutshell: Gordon Ramsay replaces Maze with an Asian Eating House
Where is it?
10 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London W1K 6JP
Why should you care?
Gordon Ramsay's first new restaurant for years in London will be inspired by 1930s Tokyo drinking dens - it'll take over the spot where Maze was on Grosvenor Square. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 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? Late summer 2019



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



Eggslut

In a nutshell: Eggs in buns from the USA
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
Eggslut are VERY popular in various West Coast of the USA incarnations and now they're opening in London. Expect a variety of eggs in buns all day long. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



Darling

In a nutshell: Wine, cocktails, and modern European plates in Dalston
Where is it? 41 Kingsland High Street, London, E8 2JS
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



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? 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? 2019



Sloane Street Deli

In a nutshell: Mount St Deli follow up
Where is it?
162b Sloane St, London SW1X 9BS
Why should you care?
This is a brand new venture from Richard Caring's Caprice - the people behind The Ivy, J Sheekey, Sexy Fish and more. They're also behind Mount Street Deli. Expect classic deli dishes with Asian inspired twists. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



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



Temakino

In a nutshell: Temakaria brings Japanese-Brazilian fusion to Tower Bridge
Where is it?
1 Tower Bridge Road, Tower Bridge, London SE1 2AA
Why should you care?
A Brazilian-Japanese fusion restaurant chain founded in Italy is expanding, opening its second London restaurant at the new One Tower Bridge development. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



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



Vapiano Centre Point, One Tower Bridge and Cabot Square

In a nutshell: Serve yourself Italian
Where is it?
Centre Point, One Tower Bridge and Cabot Square
Why should you care?
This popular Italian casual chain is expanding with three key openings set for the west end, riverside and Canary Wharf areas. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



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? 2019



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)



M at Newfoundland

In a nutshell: Italian worldwide phenomenon
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



Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • Brighton's Silo is looking to open in London this year.
  • 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.
  • Winners on My Million Pound Menu Baba Gs are planning to open permanent places in London.
  • 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.
  • Portland's Merlin Labron-Johnson is looking to set up his own restaurant in 2019
  • Looking for the next Coal Drops Yards? It could be Borough Yards.
  • The Cheese Bar is hoping to open a second venue in London with crowdfunding.
  • 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.
  • Tom Sellers is apparently considering opening a new restaurant called 13.
  • Apparently Simon Parker-Bowles is planning to relaunch Greens.
  • Elizabeth Haigh, previously head chef at Pidgin, is opening her own place Shibui in 2019.
  • 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 London's highest restaurant.
  • The Caprice group are planning a new restaurant on 8-10 North Audley Street called Caprice Cafe.
  • 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.
  • Arbutus is planning to open in a new location.
  • 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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