Latest news

Latest news

Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade

Updated 10/7/18 with menu details, name and opening date

What: Kym's by Andrew Wong

In a nutshell: Andrew Wong's City restaurant

Summing it all up: For his second restaurant Wong is planning his own take on classic Chinese dishes. The city space will seat over 120, with a separate bar and private event space but we're particularly excited about the Chinese Sunday roast that's coming.

 

The l…

Read more: Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade

Tish will be a grand cafe-style kosher restaurant in Belsize Park

Featuring the former Head Chef of Bob Bob Ricard in the kitchen, North London's new Kosher restaurant is aiming for a European grand cafe style of dining in leafy Belsize Park.…

Read more: Tish will be a grand cafe-style kosher restaurant in Belsize Park

Rotunda at King's Cross is closing for a major makeover this summer

Ten years after it first opened, Rotunda at Kings Place is getting a major makeover. The restaurant and its accompanying events space will close at the end of July and reopen mid-September.

Owner John Nugent, who's spending more than £1.5m on the redesign explains: "So much has changed in King’s Cross in recent years, and I am very proud that we were the early adopters of the area. Ten years into…

Read more: Rotunda at King's Cross is closing for a major makeover this summer

Helix restaurant and Iris bar at the Gherkin are London's latest high-rise drinking and dining spots

It’s all change at the top of the Gherkin as Searcys revamp the food and drink offering with a new restaurant, Helix, and a new bar, Iris (with a space open to the public for the first time). …

Read more: Helix restaurant and Iris bar at the Gherkin are London's latest high-rise drinking and dining spots

Mayfair's Gazelle restaurant pairs an ex-El Bulli chef with top mixologist Tony Conigliaro

Tony Conigliaro is teaming up once more with chef Rob Roy Cameron to open a two floor restaurant and bar on Albermarle Street…

Read more: Mayfair's Gazelle restaurant pairs an ex-El Bulli chef with top mixologist Tony Conigliaro

The Athenian opens in Tooting, bringing souvlaki, gyros and more

The Athenian has been quietly expanding across London and this will be its sixth site in the capital. It’s all about simple, fresh Greek food made with quality ingredients, with a particular focus on souvlaki.…

Read more: The Athenian opens in Tooting, bringing souvlaki, gyros and more

Tamarind's ex-Head Chef is opening Kahani in Chelsea - his first solo venture

Chef Peter Joseph has run the kitchen at Michelin-starred Tamarind for a decade. Now he's going it alone with a restaurant where he'll be using British seasonal ingredients and serving up progressive Indian food.…

Read more: Tamarind's ex-Head Chef is opening Kahani in Chelsea - his first solo venture

BOTTLES team up with SOOD Family for their Old Spitalfields wine bar

Moving from one market to another Bottles & Battles from Mercato Metropolitano are opening their second site in Old Spitalfields Market and this time they're teaming up with pop-up SOOD Family for the food.…

Read more: BOTTLES team up with SOOD Family for their Old Spitalfields wine bar

Adam Handling's Frog E1 is moving to Hoxton Square and adding a cafe and bar

Adam Handling's empire is expanding still further. Hard on the heels of the news that he'll be running the food side of things at the Belmond Cadogan Hotel, now we hear that his first restaurant Frog E1 is upping sticks and moving to Hoxton. He'll be taking over the old Byron site on Hoxton Square from this summer.

Here's what we know so far:

It'll be a 3-for-1 deal

The new site will have ro…

Read more: Adam Handling's Frog E1 is moving to Hoxton Square and adding a cafe and bar

Emily Roux and husband Diego Ferrari are opening CaracteĚre restaurant in Notting Hill

Emily Roux is teaming up with her husband, Diego Ferrari - former Head Chef at Le Gavroche. They'll be running CaracteĚre, a restaurant that's part French, part Italian in Notting Hill.…

Read more: Emily Roux and husband Diego Ferrari are opening CaracteĚre restaurant in Notting Hill

Endo at Rotunda sees sushi master Endo Kazutoshi opening at Television Centre

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.…

Read more: Endo at Rotunda sees sushi master Endo Kazutoshi opening at Television Centre

The new Stokey Bears burger bar in Haggerston gets ready to add a vegan burger menu

Burgers plus an extensive vegan menu at the new Haggerston branch of Stokey Bears.…

Read more: The new Stokey Bears burger bar in Haggerston gets ready to add a vegan burger menu

Cafe Wolseley opens for business in Bicester Village

Fifteen years after they opened the original Wolseley on London's Piccadilly, Jeremy King and Chris Corbin are expanding by opening the first Cafe Wolsely in Bicester's designer shopping village.…

Read more: Cafe Wolseley opens for business in Bicester Village

Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals will serve up herbaceous cocktails and bites in Fitzrovia

The latest outing for Inception Group’s Mr Fogg’s brand will be a two floor space in Fitzrovia, inspired by all the plants and herbs the fictional explorer bought back from his Around the World in 80 Days voyage. Expect herbaceous cocktails and a lot of indoor plants.…

Read more: Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals will serve up herbaceous cocktails and bites in Fitzrovia

Brindisa's new Battersea Power Station restaurant will have a dedicated cheese and charcuterie bar

Marking the 30th anniversary of Brindisa, the latest outpost will be part of the Battersea Power Station development. Aside from the spectacular setting and views, we can expect the usual impeccably sourced Spanish produce, plus a dedicated cheese and charcuterie bar.…

Read more: Brindisa's new Battersea Power Station restaurant will have a dedicated cheese and charcuterie bar

Hot Dinners recommends

Test Drive

Hot Dinners on Instagram