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Little Nan's is moving up West with a new bar and restaurant on Warren Street

The third opening for Little Nan's on Warren Street will be their biggest yet, giving them the chance to expand beyond the retro cocktail list and bar food to open a restaurant serving up boozy brunches and royal afternoon teas.

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Flesh and Buns new Fitzrovia restaurant will have a Press for Pisco button

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.…

Read more: Flesh and Buns new Fitzrovia restaurant will have a Press for Pisco button

Bluebird Cafe comes to White City Television Centre - updated

Bluebird has been a big hit on the King's Road for 20 years and now they're looking to finally open elsewhere. The first new Bluebird will be in the former home of the BBC in White City.…

Read more: Bluebird Cafe comes to White City Television Centre - updated

Smoking Goat and Rockadollar sign up for Homerton International Festival Of Beer And Bar Snacks over the Easter weekend

Now here's a festival we can really get behind. If you're wondering about whether to stay in town over the long Easter weekend, then the return of the Homerton International Festival Of Beer and Bar Snacks might swing the decision for you.

It all takes place at The Adam & Eve pub, where they've handed over their kitchen to Smoking Goat Shoreditch and a specially selected 100% vegan pop up who…

Read more: Smoking Goat and Rockadollar sign up for Homerton International Festival Of Beer And Bar Snacks over the Easter weekend

The Hart Bros are bringing Barrafina, El Pastor and a new wine bar The Drop to King's Cross at Coal Drops Yard

Big news from the Hart Bros this morning (the family behind Barrafina, Quo Vadis and El Pastor) - seems they're planning on expanding their empire to King's Cross.

In a release this morning, they reveal they're going to be bringing a huge new Barrafina to the next big section of the King's Cross development to open - Coal Drops Yard. There's already a load of big fashion and design names involved…

Read more: The Hart Bros are bringing Barrafina, El Pastor and a new wine bar The Drop to King's Cross at Coal Drops Yard

Beck at Brown's will be Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck's casual Italian restaurant at Brown's Hotel in Mayfair

He may have a three Michelin-starred restaurant in Rome, but chef Heinz Beck's plans for his new Mayfair restaurant at Brown's Hotel are more casual - with British produce supplying the additional wow factor.…

Read more: Beck at Brown's will be Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck's casual Italian restaurant at Brown's Hotel in Mayfair

Here's what to expect when Soho House's White City House at Television Centre opens

With a rooftop pool overlooking London for members and a cinema and all day restaurant for locals, Soho House's new West London opening is pulling all the stops out.…

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Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke's new restaurant will be St Leonard's in Shoreditch

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.…

Read more: Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke's new restaurant will be St Leonard's in Shoreditch

Maple at Westfield London is the next bar from the people behind The Botanist

A big new bar from the people behind The Botanist, The Jugged Hare and Greenwood opens at Westfield London in Shepherd's Bush.…

Read more: Maple at Westfield London is the next bar from the people behind The Botanist

Hache team up with Zoe's Ghana Kitchen for a special Suya Burger

If you like your fast food with a side order of do-gooding, then head to Haché where the first of their 2018 female chef burger collaborations is currently ongoing.

They've teamed up with food writer and chef Zoe Adjonyoh of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen to put on a limited edition burger. The Suya Burger takes its influence from West African spices and flavours. It starts with the burger chain's classic 6…

Read more: Hache team up with Zoe's Ghana Kitchen for a special Suya Burger

Claude Bosi, Simon Rogan, Tom Kerridge and Daniel Clifford are hosting Lord's Cricket dinners

Cricket and dining come together at Lord's for the Lord's Dining Club - which has some pretty impressive names lined up. It's been put together by Andrew Fishwick (previously behind The Truscott Arms and Truscott Cellar) and will see them taking over the Lord's historic dining room. 

The names involved - who have nine Michelin stars between them - are:

  • Wednesday 25th April – Tom Kerridge
  • Th…

Read more: Claude Bosi, Simon Rogan, Tom Kerridge and Daniel Clifford are hosting Lord's Cricket dinners

Bleecker and Smokestak team up for an epic burger

Two of our favourite places in London are getting together on Thursday for a one-off creation and it does look rather spectacular. Burger masters Bleecker are teaming up with smoking legends Smokestak for this mighty fine looking burger.

It's Bleecker beef topped with Smokestak pastrami, pickles, sliced shallots & dill sauce - and on the side, there are fries topped with parmes…

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Good Neighbour wine bar and dining room takes over from Nape in Camberwell

Expect a strong charcuterie and cheese offering in this new Camberwell wine bar and dining room with plenty of plates for sharing and pizzette as well.…

Read more: Good Neighbour wine bar and dining room takes over from Nape in Camberwell

Harry and Megan choose Hackney's Violet Cakes as their wedding cake baker

Well today is a red letter day for East London bakery Violet Cakes as Kensington Palace announced this morning that she'll be the baker responsible for the royal wedding cake.

In a formal announcement this morning, Kensington Palace confirmed that Claire Ptak had been chosen by Prince Harry and Megan Markle to make their wedding cake.

Read more: Harry and Megan choose Hackney's Violet Cakes as their wedding cake baker

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