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The original Chick n  Sours gets a new bar and... chicken toast!

26/6/18 - updated with details of the new menu.

Following up on the revamped CHIK'N on Baker Street, is the news about lots of changes at the original Chick N Sours in Haggerston. They're getting a new look upstairs, but most importantly a new bar downstairs. 

And a new look means new things for the menu. Which sounds AMAZING:

  • Chicken Toast - described as "Just like prawn toast but wit…

Read more: The original Chick n Sours gets a new bar and... chicken toast!

Paris tea masters Mariage Frères are opening a five-storey tea emporium in Covent Garden

France's oldest tea emporium has been operating in Paris since 1854. Now legendary tea company Mariage Frères is coming to London. They'll be offering up five storeys of tea-based wonder in Covent Garden. …

Read more: Paris tea masters Mariage Frères are opening a five-storey tea emporium in Covent Garden

Dan Doherty is taking over the Royal Oak in Marylebone

Update - Dan Doherty tells us all about the new pub, right over here.

Original story follows

Dan Doherty has been very busy of late. Not only is he a judge on the BBC's Britain's Best Home Cook and is getting ready to open a restaurant in New York, but now we know what his plans in London are. He's just bought the Royal Oak in Marylebone and that will be his London base going forward.

Detai…

Read more: Dan Doherty is taking over the Royal Oak in Marylebone

Grab a selection of sweets and savouries at Knightsbridge’s new Platter

Whether you’re two people heading to the Hyde Park, or a bigger group eating in, catering firm Platter are setting up a permanent spot in Kensington to suit.…

Read more: Grab a selection of sweets and savouries at Knightsbridge’s new Platter

Naked Dough are bringing their cookie dough to Camden Market

Not only are they appearing on the BBC's Million Pound Menu, but Naked Dough are already getting ready to open their third location - this time in Camden Market. 

If you're not familiar with them - they sell one of the greatest things possible - raw cookie dough on its own. No longer do you have to attempt to make cookies and just scrape the remaining dough from the bowl - you can get the re…

Read more: Naked Dough are bringing their cookie dough to Camden Market

Night Tales comes to Hackney with Night Tales Bohemia Place

Night Tales have been appearing in residencies all over London - but this is their first permanent place. They're taking over some of the arches in Hackney Central and are putting in a Japanese garden for good measure.…

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Kentish Town's Beef and Brew is taking over the old Brew and Que in Haggerston

Popular neighbourhood steakhouse Beef & Brew are on the move - taking their well-priced steaks and wide range of beers to Haggerston.…

Read more: Kentish Town's Beef and Brew is taking over the old Brew and Que in Haggerston

Gizzi Erskine is opening a restaurant in Mare Street Market

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.  …

Read more: Gizzi Erskine is opening a restaurant in Mare Street Market

Nanny Bills is taking over the John Lewis rooftop with their gravy-dipped burgers

 

Recently, John Lewis have been making quite a big deal of their Oxford Street rooftop in the summer - and this year their Summer of Sound music-themed rooftop kicked off with Butchies. Now it's time for a new crowd to take over the roof as Nanny Bills moves in from July. 

That means it's time for burgers - and gravy-dipped burgers, no less. The key burgers include:

  • The Dalston&nb…

Read more: Nanny Bills is taking over the John Lewis rooftop with their gravy-dipped burgers

Chiringuito converts a Bethnal Green loo into a Spanish restaurant with a rooftop overlooking the park

Expect Spanish beach-bar vibes as well as an impressive rooftop space from Chiringuito in Bethnal Green. And big Gin Tonics too, of course. All in what used to be a public loo.…

Read more: Chiringuito converts a Bethnal Green loo into a Spanish restaurant with a rooftop overlooking the park

Jumi cheesemongers are opening on Newington Green and raclette evenings are planned

Borough Market's Swiss cheese specialists Jumi are opening their first permanent store in Stoke Newington with plans afoot to hold raclette evenings and cheese school.…

Read more: Jumi cheesemongers are opening on Newington Green and raclette evenings are planned

Little Kolkata goes permanent in Covent Garden

Little Kolkata has been a successful supperclub specialising in Bengali cuisine. Now they're settling down with a permanent restaurant in Covent Garden with a bigger menu, new dishes and more.…

Read more: Little Kolkata goes permanent in Covent Garden

Brother Marcus are bringing their brunches and more to Islington's Camden Passage

Having built up a loyal following in Balham for their combo of top brunches, Brother Marcus are hoping that formula together with a new menu of Mediterranean small plates and cocktails does equally well in North London.…

Read more: Brother Marcus are bringing their brunches and more to Islington's Camden Passage

Isla Ray is an all day cafe opening on Deptford High Street

Returning Londoner Rachael Dalton-Loveland has come back from Oz inspired by their cafe culture to open this all day cafe which will serve up sharing plates and cocktails in the evening to Deptford denizens.…

Read more: Isla Ray is an all day cafe opening on Deptford High Street

The original Mayfair Chisou is moving to a bigger spot just down the road

After 16 years of business, Japanese restaurant Chisou is on the move - but they're not moving far. They're leaving their former base on Princes Street and opening up a bigger place on Woodstock Street (the same street that Neo Bistro is on). 

The new restaurant adds a chef's table at the sushi bar, and they'll be serving "by the piece" sushi omakase there as a new addition. And th…

Read more: The original Mayfair Chisou is moving to a bigger spot just down the road

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