London restaurants opening soon

Want to have your finger on the pulse of what's new in the London restaurant scene? Enjoy keeping one step ahead of friends and colleagues on where's going to be the next must-try new place to eat?

This is where you'll find constantly updated news and gossip on what gastronomic delights are heading our way as we take you through the best new London restaurants coming to the capital.

Dates are subject to change (and some are "TBC" - if exact dates are waiting to be confirmed) but we update this page on a daily basis, so always check back for the latest info.

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Coming Soon list

Opening in April 2018

Cornerstone

In a nutshell: Seasonal dining in Hackney
Where is it?
61 Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, London, E10 5GS
Why should you care?
Ex Outlaw's chef Tom Brown is going it alone in Hackney with his new restaurant Cornerstone. Expect a seasonal menu, plenty of seafood and counter dining too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 24 April 2018



Alto at Selfridges

In a nutshell: Selfridges gets a new Italian rooftop restaurant
Where is it?
400 Oxford Street, London W1A 1AB 
Why should you care?
Building on their partnership in other locations, Selfridges' Oxford Street store is the latest to get into bed with the San Carlo restaurant group who'll be launching Alto in the store's iconic rooftop space. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 24 April 2018



Banh Bao Brothers

In a nutshell: Vietnamese in Waterloo
Where is it?
20 Leake Street Tunnel, Unit 6, London SE17NN
Why should you care?
One of the first openings in the redeveloped Leake Street tunnels by Waterloo will be this Vietnamese restaurant and cocktail bar serving up noodles and Banh baos - their take on the traditional breakfast bun. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 28 April 2018



Gizzi Erskine at Mare St Market

In a nutshell: Famed chef Gizzi settles down in Hackney.
Where is it?
115 Mare St, London E8 4RT
Why should you care?
After pop-ups, residencies, collaborations and much more, popular chef Gizzi Erskine is finally settling down with her own restaurant in the new Mare Street Market. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? April 2018



Hero of Maida

In a nutshell: Gastropub roasts with a French influence
Where is it?
55 Shirland Rd, London W9 2JD
Why should you care?
It was a tragic day when The Truscott Arms was forced to close, and not just for lovers of its famous roasts. Now, the upmarket boozer is back to great fanfare (albeit with a new name), and not least of all because the former head chef of top Kensington French restaurant Racine, Henry Harris, is behind the menu. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Late April 2018



Opening in May 2018

Stem

In a nutshell: Modern British in Mayfair
Where is it?
5 Princes Street, London W1B 2LF
Why should you care?
Mark Jarvis is expanding his modern British empire by opening a new Mayfair restaurant - the third in the group that also includes Anglo and Neo Bistro. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 1 May 2018 (soft launch until 6 May)



Lina Stores - 51 Greek Street

In a nutshell: Soho deli opens own pasta restaurant
Where is it?
51 Greek Street, London W1D 4EH
Why should you care?
The original deli has been open for over 75 years in Soho, giving them plenty of time to get things right before opening this, their first restaurant.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 4 May 2018



Neptune at the Principal

In a nutshell: Upscale hotel gets Elliot's chef
Where is it?
8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE
Why should you care?
Described as "a neighbourhood restaurant created in partnership with three-time Bib Gourmand winner Brett Redman, and stylist-turned-restaurateur Margaret Crow" they're aiming for a Bloomsbury salon for the 21st century vibe. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 7 May 2018



Andina Picanteria and Panaderia

In a nutshell: Peruvian bakery and restaurant for Notting Hill
Where is it?
155-157 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2RS
Why should you care?
This is the latest from Martin Morales, the man behind Andina and Ceviche. It sees him bringing not only another Andina restaurant to Notting Hill but is bringing London's first Peruvian bakery to the area.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 8 May 2018



Jones Family Kitchen

In a nutshell: The next from the Jones Family Project
Where is it? 7-8 Eccleston Yards, London SW1W 9NF
Why should you care?
Following on from their original Shoreditch opening, this is the latest from The Jones Family, this time a Kitchen more than a Project, with a big emphasis on grilled meat.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 May 2018



Kricket Brixton

In a nutshell: Popular Indian-inspired restaurant returns to where it all began
Where is it? 41-43 Atlantic Road, London SW9 8JL
Why should you care?
Having begun life in a container at Pop Brixton, the return of the restaurant to a more permanent spot under the arches on Atlantic Road is good news. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 May 2018



Temper Covent Garden

In a nutshell: Pizza, meet fire and vermouth
Where is it?
Mercers Walk, Covent Garden, London
Why should you care?
Neil Rankin's temper restaurant once again reinvents itself, this time the fire-based chain will focus on pizzas with an extensive list of vermouths too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 14 May 2018



BOB's Lobster Wine Bar & Kitchen

In a nutshell: Lobster shack goes permanent.
Where is it?
Unit Su 59, London Bridge Station, St Thomas Street, London SE1 3QX
Why should you care?
Bob's Lobster are the latest to graduate from street food markets to a place they can call their own. They're setting up shop in the arches of the fully revamped London Bridge station. And yes, there will be lobster. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 22 May 2018



L'oscar London

In a nutshell: Holborn gets a new luxury hotel complete with restaurant, bar and cafe
Where is it?
2 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AA
Why should you care?
Holborn's credentials as a dining destination just got a boost with the news that L'Oscar hotel is opening with a Michelin-starred chef in the restaurant and an all day cafe planned too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 23 May 2018



Scarlett Green

In a nutshell: Aussie cafe scenesters open a huge new Soho restaurant
Where is it?
4 Noel Street, London W1F 8JB
Why should you care?
If you're after a bottomless brunch, vegemite doughnuts or simply a glass or two from the biggest Aussie wine list in London, you'll have come to the right place when Scarlett Green opens up in Soho. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



The Lebanese Bakery

In a nutshell: Lebanese flatbreads in Covent Garden
Where is it?
Drury House, Russell St, London WC2B 5HA
Why should you care?
Originally a hit in Beirut, the Lebanese Bakery is coming a long way for its second restaurant - to Covent Garden. Set up by two brothers, expect Lebanese flatbreads to be the main draw. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Babel House

In a nutshell: Odessan food in Mayfair
Where is it?
26- 28 Bruton Place, Mayfair, W1J 6NG
Why should you care?
This Mayfair restaurant takes its inspiration from the countries that surround the Black Sea, with a particular focus on Odessa - so expect a lot of seafood delivered from the market there. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Andrew Wong Bloomberg restaurant

In a nutshell: Newly Michelined chef comes to the City
Where is it?
Bloomberg Arcade
Why should you care?
Fresh from winning a Michelin Star for his Victoria restaurant A Wong, the man in charge is gearing up to open his second place in Bloomberg Arcade. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Old Chang Kee

In a nutshell: Singapore curry puff specialist
Where is it?
15a New Row, London WC2N 4PD
Why should you care?
Singapore's famous curry puff house is opening its first UK restaurant in Covent Garden serving up the signature puffs alongside curry and laksa. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Fulham Market Hall

In a nutshell: Fulham Broadway's old ticket hall turns into a palace of food and drink
Where is it?
472 Fulham Rd, London SW6 1BY
Why should you care?
The first of a series of next-level market halls for London kicks off in Fulham, transforming the tube station's old Edwardian ticket hall with a series of kitchens, shops and eating and drinking spaces. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Vivi

In a nutshell: Retro dining above Oxford Street
Where is it?
Centre Point Bridge Link, 101-103 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1DD
Why should you care?
If you've got a soft spot for the good old days, then head to VIVI where you can enjoy your chicken a la king in London landmark Centre Point with Vivi. Just head to the bridge link, and look for the PlayPlax inspired lights...  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Din Tai Fung London

In a nutshell: Taiwanese steamed bun powerhouse comes to London
Where is it?
Centre Point
Why should you care?
The hugely popular Taiwanese dumpling restaurant is coming to London with steamed soup dumplings and lots more... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Bright

In a nutshell: P Franco open their first restaurant
Where is it? 1 Westgate Street, London E8 3RL
Why should you care?
The much-loved Clapton wine bar always did well when it came to food and now they're going one step further opening their first full restaurant in Netil House where Ellory used to be. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Sargeant’s Mess

In a nutshell: Mark Sargeant's riverside restaurant at the Tower of London
Where is it? Tower of London, The Wharf, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB
Why should you care?
The ex-Claridges Head Chef returns to London to open a riverside restaurant and cafe at the Tower of London with a terrace and bar overlooking the Thames. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Kyseri

In a nutshell: Fitzrovia follow-up to Oklava
Where is it? 64 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DN
Why should you care?
The duo behind Shoreditch's popular Oklava restaurant,Selin Kiazim and Laura Christie, are opening another restaurant, this time in Fitzrovia, where they'll be making Turkish pasta in the window and serving up an eclectic selection of wines. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



St Leonard's

In a nutshell: Jackson Boxer's Shoreditch restaurant
Where is it? 70 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4QX
Why should you care?
The Brunswick House restaurateur and his chef and partner Andrew Clarke have a fire and ice focus for their new Shoreditch restaurant with an ice bar for raw fish and shellfish and open hearth cooking for meat and vegetables. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Bancone

In a nutshell: Fresh pasta in Covent Garden
Where is it? 39 William IV Street, London, WC2N 4DD
Why should you care?
The latest promising pasta spot heads to Covent Garden. Bancone features a chef who trained in Locanda Locatelli and plenty of 10-hour cooked ragus. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Laurent Tourondel at The Cafe Royal

In a nutshell: Swish hotel restaurant gets a name chef
Where is it? 68 Regent St, Soho, London W1B 4DY
Why should you care?
The Hotel Cafe Royal has created a brand new first-floor restaurant - and has recruited French chef Laurent Tourondel (who's big in the States) to look after it. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Gazelle

In a nutshell: Swanky all day restaurant and cocktail bar in Mayfair
Where is it? 48 Albermarle Street, London W1S 4DH
Why should you care?
Top mixologist Tony Conigliaro is teaming up once more with chef Rob Roy Cameron to open a two floor restaurant and bar on Albermarle Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Hans Bar and Grill

In a nutshell: Chelsea all-day restaurant
Where is it?
164 Pavilion Road, London, SW1X 0BP
Why should you care?
New to Chelsea's Pavilion Road, from the team behind iconic hotels Cliveden and Chewton Glen this all day restaurant and bar aims to be a stylish neighbourhood spot for SW1 folk. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Maison Bab

In a nutshell: Le Bab team take kebabs to the next level
Where is it?
Mercers Walk, Covent Garden
Why should you care?
Featuring a hidden away chef's table for 10, the new restaurant from the team behind Le Bab promises to be quite the experience. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Brigadiers

In a nutshell: Barbecued Indian food from the Gymkhana folks
Where is it?
Bloomberg Arcade, 3 Queen Street, London, EC4N 8BN
Why should you care?
Charred, smoked and grilled is the name of the game at Brigadiers, which will be cooking up all manner of kebabs, chops, tikka and feasting options for hungry City sorts at the Bloomberg Arcade, with a huge selection of beer to wash it all down. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? May 2018



Opening in June 2018

Cora Pearl

In a nutshell: Kitty Fisher's team open a second restaurant
Where is it?
30 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8NA
Why should you care?
Following on the success of their Shepherd Market restaurant the team behind Kitty Fisher's have announced that their second restaurant will be on Covent Garden's Henrietta Street Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? June 2018



Sambal Shiok

In a nutshell: Holloway laksa bar
Where is it? 171 Holloway Rd, London N7 8LX
Why should you care?
Malaysian laksa specialists Sambal Shiok have finally found a permanent spot for their critically-acclaimed dishes. Opening up on Holloway Road they're planning some epic weekend brunches and the Riesling wine list sounds good too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2018



Flesh & Buns Fitzrovia

In a nutshell: Popular izakaya supersized
Where is it? 32 Berners Street, London W1T 3LR
Why should you care?
Covent Garden's Flesh & Buns is opening a second restaurant just north of Oxford Street and this one's going to be huge with more of a Peruvian Nikkei vibe going on as well as the old izakaya favourites. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2018



Opening in July 2018

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? July 2018



Ichiba

In a nutshell: Japanese food and drink on a department store level
Where is it?
Westfield London, Ariel Way, London W12 7GF
Why should you care?
There’ll be space for 200 to dine in at Ichiba, the enormous new Japanese food hall that’s springing up as part of Westfield’s regeneration. It’ll be providing hefty amounts of traditional Japanese cuisine, plus sakes, baked foods, ingredients to take home and cooking demos. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? July 2018



Opening in September 2018

Kricket White City

In a nutshell: Indian small plates go west 
Where is it?
Television Centre, 89 Wood Lane, W12 8FA
Why should you care?
They may have finished in Brixton but the people behind Soho's Kricket are going west to White City with their latest Indian small plates restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2018



Opening in October 2018

Barrafina King's Cross

In a nutshell: Top tapas in King's Cross
Where is it? Coal Drops Yard, King's Cross
Why should you care?
They're viewed as being some of the best Spanish restaurants in London and now Barriafina are coming to the new Coal Drops Yard area in King's Cross. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Fortnum and Mason at The Royal Exchange

In a nutshell: Iconic food store expands to the City
Where is it? The Royal Exchange, Bank, London EC3V 3LR
Why should you care?
London's iconic food store, Fortnum & Mason will be opening in two spots in The Royal Exchange in the City - with a food hall and a restaurant and bar space. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Also opening in 2018

Cecconi’s Pizza Bar

In a nutshell: Diffusion line for classic Italian restaurant
Where is it?
19-21 Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 5JJ
Why should you care?
Soho House are taking the classic Italian restaurant and going for a more laid-back experience, serving up pizzas and cocktails. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2018



By Chloe. Tower Bridge

In a nutshell: Vegan US import goes south of the river
Where is it?
Duchess Walk, London SE1 2SD
Why should you care?
The popular US vegan chain is following up its first opening in Covent Garden with it's second at One Tower Bridge. Expect vegan fast food aplenty.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2018



The Tapas Room

In a nutshell: Deptford gets a wine shop, tapas bar and delicatessen
Where is it?
Unit 8, Deptford Market Yard, SE8 4BX
Why should you care?
The folk behind Donostia Social Club are opening their second tapas room, this time in the growing Deptford Market Yard. They'll be offering tapas and wine to have their as well as all manner of Spanish produce to take home too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2018



The Duke of Richmond Public House & Dining Room

In a nutshell: French dining pub in Hackney by Tom Oldroyd
Where is it?
316 Queensbridge Road, Hackney, London E8 3NH
Why should you care?
Tom Oldroyd's follow-up project to his neighbourhood restaurant in Islington is a Hackney pub serving up French dishes created with British seasonal produce and he has serious plans for a Sunday roast too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2018



Ruya

In a nutshell: Middle Eastern fine dining in Mayfair
Where is it?
The Grosvenor House Hotel, 86-90 Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1K 7TN
Why should you care?
Fresh from Dubai comes Ruya and chef Colin Clague, bringing some of the region’s finest traditional food given a contemporary, sophisticated twist that's well suited to the restaurant’s ritzy location. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2018



Gunpowder Market Market

In a nutshell: The popular Indian goes south of the river
Where is it?
One Tower Bridge, 4 Crown Square, London SE1 2SE
Why should you care?
The team behind Gunpowder, Madame D and Gul & Sepoy bring their latest to Tower Bridge. And there will be a bakery/wine bar too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2018



Beam Cafe Highbury

In a nutshell: Blackstock Road gets a Mediterranean cafe with British influences
Where is it?
178 - 184 Blackstock Rd, Highbury, London N5 1HA
Why should you care?
Three times Time Out neighbourhood cafe winner Beam is coming to Blackstock Road with its quality weekend brunches and a dedicated evening menu. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring/ Summer 2018



Wingstop

In a nutshell: US chicken wing chain launches in London
Where is it?
138-140 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EA
Why should you care?
With 1000 restaurants all over the world it was only a matter of time before chicken wing specialists Wingstop set their sights on London. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring/Summer 2018



Inko Nito

In a nutshell: Zuma's new robotayaki for Soho
Where is it?
55 Broadwick Street, Broadwick Street, W1F 9QS
Why should you care?
London is getting a new robata grill restaurant from the team at Zuma. Inko Nito on Soho's Broadwick Street will feature Japanese charcoal grilled cooking with a Korean influence. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring/Summer 2018



Rök Soho

In a nutshell: Scandi smokehouse with a new healthy edge comes to Soho.
Where is it?
Soho - address TBC
Why should you care?
Rök - which literally means ‘smoked’ - are known for their meats and seafood, so we’re very curious to sample their new health-conscious menu for Soho, which is laden with home-pickled treats, plant-focused dishes and something called a drinking vinegar... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring/ Summer 2018



Grays and Feather

In a nutshell: Sparkling wines in Covent Garden
Where is it?
26 Wellington St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7DD
Why should you care?
With a wine merchants business and a stall on the South Bank under their belt, Grays and Feather are getting ready to open their first wine bar. And it's all devoted to sparkling wines. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2018



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? Summer 2018



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? Summer 2018



The Mediterranean Vintry Kitchen

In a nutshell: Med and British dining in an independent hotel
Where is it?
19-20 Garlick Hill, London EC4V 2AU
Why should you care?
Those who are fans of South Kensington’s The Ampersand will want to make a note of this one - the City's newest hotel Vintry & Mercer boasts multiple places to eat and drink, including a rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy the view along with your charcoal-grilled meal. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2018



Ecclestone Place

In a nutshell: Trendy seasonal dining, very photo friendly...
Where is it?
3-4 Eccleston Yard, London SW1W 9AZ
Why should you care?
Tart London made a name for themselves catering to huge brands. Now they’re taking things up a notch with their first venue, which on top of having an airy, all-day restaurant with a range of healthy, and not-so-healthy options, will have a photography studio, an event space for 350 and a retail space... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2018



Caravan Fitzrovia

In a nutshell: Caravan goes central
Where is it?
152–156 Great Portland St Fitzrovia, London W1W 6AJ
Why should you care?
There's another new Caravan on the way - this time On Great Portland Street. Expect coffee and brunch aplenty. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2018



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? Mid 2018



Tom Kerridge at the Corinthia

In a nutshell: Tom Kerridge does London
Where is it?
Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2BD
Why should you care?
His Buckinghamshire pub was the first pub to win two Michelin stars. Now Tom Kerridge is bringing some of that magic to London for his first restaurant in the city. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



BunCo London

In a nutshell: 22 Monument Street, London EC3R 8AJ
Where is it?
112-114 Tooley St, London SE1 2TH
Why should you care?
Istanbul bao purveyors BunCo are bringing their take on the bao craze to London, promising non-traditional fillings.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Late 2018



Flat Iron Tooley Street

In a nutshell: Steak for a tenner in London Bridge
Where is it?
112-114 Tooley St, London SE1 2TH
Why should you care?
Popular steak chain Flat Iron are opening their sixxth steakhouse. The Tooley Street restaurant will have a indoor garden theme.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



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? 2018



Red Farm

In a nutshell: NYC dumplings in London. 
Where is it?
9 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ
Why should you care?
The people behind Pac Man dumplings are coming to London. Expect a modern take on Chinese dim sum with a few NYC influences too.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Hicce

In a nutshell: Wood-fired food from a former Murano chef
Where is it?
Central London, TBC
Why should you care?
Pip Lacey, the former head chef at Murano (and who you may also know from 2017’s Great British Menu) is the brains behind Hicce, a new restaurant with wood-fired food that'll be brimming with British flavours via Norway and Japan. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Sushisamba Covent Garden

In a nutshell: Asian fusion on the balcony
Where is it?
The Opera Terrace Covent Garden, The Piazza, London WC2E 8RF
Why should you care?
Sushisamba are taking over the Opera Terrace at Covent Garden- expect the same mix of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian food as the original (and a big bar too). Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



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? 2018



Flat Iron King's Cross

In a nutshell: Affordable steak in King's Cross
Where is it?
47-51 Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9BU
Why should you care?
Flat Iron have an avid following around town, with their signature flat iron steaks being one of the best deals in town. This sees them opening in King's Cross.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



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? 2018



Quique Dacosta's InPaella

In a nutshell: Quique Dacosta does paella
Where is it?
116-128 Oxford Street, London W1D 1LT
Why should you care?
Multiple Michelin-starred Quique Dacosta is coming to the UK. With help from the people behind Iberica, this restaurant will have heaps of traditional paella to sample. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



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? 2018



Jamie Oliver's Pub

In a nutshell: As it says, Jamie Oliver is opening a pub.
Where is it?
The Fish & Coal Building, Granary Square
Why should you care?
This is Jamie Oliver's next big thing - a canalside pub in King's Cross. The pub will have a roof conservatory and outdoor roof terrace overlooking the Canal while upstairs will be a “creative centre” for the Jamie's empire and there will be a restaurant on the lower level arches. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



The Wellington Hotel

In a nutshell: Robert DeNiro's hosting.
Where is it?
Covent Garden
Why should you care?
Robert DeNiro is becoming a London hotelier, opening this big new hotel in Covent Garden. And it will have two restaurants alongside a deli/cafe. 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



Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • Blacklock are looking to open a new site in Shoreditch, taking over the space that was Rivington Grill
  • Tom Sellers is apparently considering opening a new restaurant called 13.
  • Ollie Dabbous is planning a new restaurant in 2018.
  • The people behind The Dairy are looking for a central London site.
  • New York's NoMad hotel is coming to London.
  • Apparently Simon Parker-Bowles is getting ready to relaunch Greens.
  • Elizabeth Haigh, previously head chef at Pidgin, is opening her own place Shibui in 2018.
  • 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.
  • Where stil 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.
  • Richard Caring's Caprice Group has bought a huge space opposite Mayfair's Roka. Expect a new opening there soon.
  • Arbutus is moving to a new location.
  • Jose Pizarro is apparently opening another restaurant called Isabella, according to the Times.
  • 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.
  • Andre Balazs has more or less confirmed that, following the huge success of Chiltern Firehouse, he'll be opening a Standard Hotel in London.
  • Wolfgang Puck will be opening a second restaurant at the Sugar Quay development project.


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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