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Flat Iron are opening their sixth restaurant in Tooley Street

Popular steak chain Flat Iron are opening their sixth steakhouse. The Tooley Street restaurant will have a indoor garden theme.

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Test Driving Sabor - an essential Spanish restaurant in Mayfair

Barrafina alumni Nieves Barragan and José Etura have just unveiled their Spanish restaurant in Mayfair. It's one of the most anticipated restaurants of the year - we take a look. …

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Passo hosts famous LA chef Nancy Silverton for a one week residency

Old Street’s big all-day Italian Passo is keeping busy since their November opening, with the arrival of huge LA chef Nancy Silverton for a short residency.

The Michelin starred-chef (who Netflix addicts may have caught on Chef’s Table) will be rocking up for one week only to churn out a sizeable seven-course feast, that’ll give you a taste of LA’s Italian food scene without needing to leave Zone…

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Jidori comes to Covent Garden for your fill of sake, yakitori and karaoke

Sake and karaoke is a winning combination, but if you’re not feeling quite brave enough to head to Jidori’s basement karaoke booth, there’ll be plenty of yakitori and other Japanese treats to keep you entertained.…

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Horatio Street Social, a new bar opens on Hackney Road this week

Two ex-CalloohCallay bartenders launch their first venue in the basement of The Nelson’s Head…

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Zoe's Ghana Kitchen moves east to London Fields' Institute of Light with a new menu

You've likely heard of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen by now, be it as a pop-up, a supper club, the cookbook or residences at Pop Brixton or The Sun & 13 Cantons. Now, Zoe Adjonyoh is returning to East London to start her brand new residency at London Fields' arthouse cinema Institute of Light, with a new menu to boot - including snacks to munch during the film.

There will be plenty of West African food…

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As Ellory Closes, the same team open Leroy in Shoreditch

Small plates, sharers and snacks as the team from Michelin-starred Hackney restaurant Ellory up sticks and head to Shoreditch for a new, more laid back venture that will feature their own Vermouth.…

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Lyles new bar menu brings Michelin starred snacks and small plates to Shoreditch

James Lowe’s restaurant Lyles, in Shoreditch’s Tea Building, is launching a new standalone bar menu. And it's sounding rather good.

It’ll be around 10 to 12 small dishes, alongside a mix of new and old dishes. Based on the first look at a sample menu (like the set menu, the bar menu will change daily) there’ll be plenty of variety on the price front with dishes from £4 for an individual oyster wi…

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Ham in West Hampstead sees an ex ToastED chef serving up brunch and dinner

An ex Ledbury and ToastED chef is in the kitchen for this new West Hampstead opening which has a strong brunch offering and will offer a regularly changing menu…

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Test Driving The Coach: Henry Harris's triumphant return to London

A historic London pub has been reinvigorated with the arrival of top chef Henry Harris. We went to check out the new look Coach…

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Harrods Fine Watch department revamp to include a new Chucs

As part of Harrods overhaul of its Fine Watch department the store is opening up a Chucs so you can contemplate your most recent timepiece purchase over a plate of pasta or a negroni…

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St John Bakery is popping up at Old Street station

We are VERY big fans of the St John Bakery doughnuts and any extra opportunity to buy them is to be welcomed. So news that the bakery is popping up at Old Street station is very welcome indeed. 

The doughnuts will, of course, be on sale, as will all the sourdough, pastries and eccle cakes that St John is best known for. The bakery will be there for just three weeks, so don't miss your chance…

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LeyLey's comes to Holloway with burgers and chicken skin sugar doughnuts

Looking for a new burger spot in Holloway/Highbury Corner? They LeyLeys may be exactly what you need. They've already appeared as a Marylebone pub residency, and now they've have found a new home in Holloway for six months. 

It's been set up by William Leighton, who told us:

"LeyLey's was an idea born out of time I had spent living on the west coast of the US, I fell in love with the si…

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Iron Bloom comes to Shoreditch from the Looking Glass Cocktail Club

The people behind Looking Glass Cocktail Club have opened their latest venture, a drinking and dining den that's within an old Shoreditch iron factory. …

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Dip in Brilliant will be Dipna Anand's casual Punjabi cafe in Fulham

The chef behind Southall's famous Brilliant restaurant is expanding the family empire. First she's opening this laid back Punjabi cafe where you'll eat from Thalis and can be in and out within 30 minutes if you wish.…

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