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Pierre Koffmann and Marco Pierre White are opening Koffmann & Mr White's in Bath

So we missed this yesterday, the - shall we say somewhat surprising - news that Marco Pierre White and Pierre Koffmann are teaming up for a new restaurant in Bath, Koffmann & Mr White's in the city's Abbey Hotel.

Now, while Koffmann has retained his reputation as one of the best chefs in the country (only recently winning a lifetime achievement at the OFM Awards) it's fair to say that ti…

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Laki Kane tiki bar is opening on Islington's Upper Street this summer

Ex-Mahiki bar manager Georgi Radev is bringing his love of rum and all thing tropical to Islington with a tiki bar where you can mix your own rums and enjoy crazy cocktails.…

Read more: Laki Kane tiki bar is opening on Islington's Upper Street this summer

The Library Bar at The Ned offers a martini trolley alongside truffle pizzas

An intimate new bar at The Ned, the hotel and club from Soho House and the Sydell Group, The Library Bar features a big champagne list and high-end cocktails.…

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Quality Wines opens on Farringdon Road

There’s a huge number of independent wine bars opening in London at the moment (something we fully support) and now Clerkenwell’s Quality Chop House is getting in on the act too. Quality Wines, which opened yesterday, will be part of their adjacent shop and cafe and will feature over 200 wines available to either take away or enjoy right there in the shop.

It’ll only function as a wine bar Tuesda…

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Tonkotsu are bringing their ramen to Stratford

The ever-popular Tonkotsu are expanding again, with their eighth London site scheduled for Stratford this at the end of July. Expect the usual signature homemade noodle ramen, gyoza and Japanese sides, alongside a selection of craft beer, sake and cocktails.…

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Mamasons is bringing their Filipino

This will be the second site for Mamasons, with the previous one opening in Kentish Town in 2017. If you’ve not been or are unfamiliar with the concept of Filipino “dirty" ice cream, it’s basically the nickname used to describe ice cream made in a steel drum with ice and salt in the hawker markets of Manila.…

Read more: Mamasons is bringing their Filipino "dirty" ice cream to Chinatown

Zuaya opening in Kensington with a wide South American menu

Zuaya's head-chef Francisco Lafee has experience in places such as London's Barrafina, and El Celler de Can Roca (No.2 on the World’s 50 Best). The menu here will draw on Mexico, Argentina, and Peru to create a range of creative sharing dishes.…

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Hicce will be the new restaurant from former Murano Head Chef Pip Lacey

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.…

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Kensington's Chakra is expanding, opening Chakra Riverside in Kingston upon Thames

This will be the second site from Chakra, with the original being located in Kensington. The new site will be perched on the banks of the Thames in Kingston and will offer a contemporary fine-dining take on Indian cuisine.…

Read more: Kensington's Chakra is expanding, opening Chakra Riverside in Kingston upon Thames

Darling in Dalston will be the new project from Charlotte Wilde

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.…

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Street Feast's latest location is Wood Green with Hawker Union

There's no ending to Street Feast's ambitions as the latest street food market heads further north than usual - setting up shop in Wood Green. As usual, it's a mix of bars and street food, all wrapped up in a covered market (formerly a disused warehouse).

Here's what food is there from launch:

  • White Men Can’t Jerk - with their Caribbean chicken
  • Petare featuring crispy cornbread and Venezuel…

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Roast gets a second restaurant with Roast Kitchen in Fitzrovia

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...…

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Sager and Wilde are taking over the Bassoon Bar at the Corinthia Hotel

We were already excited about the upcoming Tom Kerridge restaurant at The Corinthia Hotel, but now it seems that their main bar is getting a shake-up too. Marcis Dzelzainis and Michael Sager from Sager and Wilde are taking over the Bassoon Bar.  Here's what we know...…

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The Blue Posts is about to launch a contender for best pub lunch in London

London's gastropub scene has been getting a real injection of creativity of late, what with Dan Doherty and Tom Oldroyd both opening their own boozers and Henry Harris bringing his skills to a range of pubs across the city. But in Piccadilly, the team behind The Blue Posts (and also Palomar and The Barbary) are about to launch a contender for best pub lunch menu in London.

Kicking off this week,…

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Bourne and Hollinsgworth's Beautiful Allotment is taking over the Geffrye Museum gardens this summer

London already has a load of new terraces and outside spaces this summer, but Bourne and Hollingsworth have several killer USPs that they're banking on to make their new Hoxton summer experience, Beautiful Allotment, a must-visit. To start with, guests who book their summer countryside takeover of the gardens at The Geffrye Museum will be able to kick things in proper Countryfile style, getting p…

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