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Yolkin's going permanent with a Rupert Street ice-cream parlour

If you've never made it down to Sammie Le's ice-cream pop-up you can now try her permanent parlour in Chinatown selling ice-cream, milkshakes and the macaron ice-cream sandwiches that are her signature.

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A former Barrafina Head Chef is opening Abel in Mercato Metropolitano

Barcelona-born chef Javier Duarte Campos has left Barrafina Drury Lane to go it alone, opening his own tapas spot in Mercato Metropolitano.…

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Politicians plan post-Brexit breaks to protect

UPDATE - As some of you (but not all) guessed, this was our April Fool. Until next year..!

Original story follows

What makes a restaurant British? Does it mean serving up seasonal local produce like Lyle's does or are we talking about something that objectively would be described as a British restaurant by more diners, like Simpson's in the Strand for example? It's an interesting question - but o…

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Tom Sellers is relaunching Restaurant Story with no menus and music by Rudimental

Updated 9/5/18 with images

 

Tom Seller's Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is have a major makeover. Here's what you need to know about it:

Menus are off the menu

That's right - menus are so last year apparently. When Story reopens each table "will be treated individually, creating their own bespoke ‘story’."

When we say off, you still need to pick which menu you're going with

For lunch, th…

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Soho is getting a new lunchtime steak sandwich kiosk

If you live, work or are just generally passing through Soho, take note that the new Sophie's on Great Windmill Street will be opening a kiosk next to their restaurant which will be serving up steak sarnies every lunchtime.

The Pit Roast Steak Sandwiches cost £8 and will feature five hour pit roasted prime rib of beef from Philip Warren butchers served with fresh garden leaves and Sophie’s signat…

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Mare Street Market - a first look inside the new Hackney food, drink, music and design space

Mare Street Market has just opened its doors in Hackney offering a place to eat, drink and shop. We went to check it out…

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The Providores' chef Peter Gordon puts 5 salads on the menu at Drake and Morgan restaurants

It's apparently spring (looks out of window forlornly) so we're bringing you some salad news in the hope that eating it will somehow have a knock-on effect on the weather. Which is why we were interested to hear about the team up between The Providores chef, restaurateur and food writer, Peter Gordon and Drake & Morgan.

To tie in with Peter's new book ‘Savour – Salads for All Seasons’, he's c…

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The Tapas Room's second restaurant will be in Deptford Market Yard

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.…

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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.  …

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Buongiorno e Buonasera brings Italian breakfasts and Roman pizzas to Baker Street

Pizzaiola and Rome native Marco Montuori is hoping his lighter pizzas will go down a storm with Londoners and tourists alike.…

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Black Hamburg late night sandwich shop opens in Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park gets a tiny hole in the wall sandwich shop aimed at chefs coming off shift and other late ngiht stop outs.…

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Vijay's Bar and Lounge opens upstairs from Lokhandwala on Charlotte Street

Charlotte Street has a new drinking den worth searching out. Tucked above the Indian restaurant Lokhandwala, Vijay’s Bar & Lounge will serve up a long list of wines, cocktails and premium spirits. On the cocktail front, they'll be using floral syrups and Indian spices to give drinks a kick. So Spice Route features Red Saffron infused Sailor Jerry Rum, Camomile Infused Cointreau, Liquore Streg…

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Henry Harris' Hero of Maida comes to Maida Vale in the old Truscott Arms spot

The space that was once The Truscott Arms is getting a big overhaul and returning as The Hero of Maida. There's a menu by Henry Harris and yes, the big Sunday lunches are making a comeback.…

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Kyseri in Fitzrovia will be Selin Kiazim and Laura Christie's second restaurant

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.…

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Tonica By The Distillery sees Portobello Gin bring a bar and restaurant to Exmouth Market

Coming from the people behind Portobello Road Gin and their Distillery in Ladbroke Grove, they've headed east to Exmouth Market for their latest. Expect a bar with plenty of gin and tonic and a restaurant serving Spanish small plates.…

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