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Casa do Frango will serve up Algarvian piri piri chicken in Southwark

 Hoping to lure Londoners away from Nando's, this Algarvian restaurant will be cooking its chicken on a wood fired grill. Oh and there's also a secret bar worth checking out.

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BabaBoom's Middle Eastern kebabs are coming to Islington's Upper Street

They already have a kebab restaurant in Battersea, and now they're coming to Islington's Upper Street. BabaBoom will be serving up all their favourite kebabs with meat and vegetables cooked over coal and some cracking Middle Easter sides too. …

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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…

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Yotam Ottolenghi is opening ROVI in Fitzrovia - here's what you need to know - updated with first look

Yotam Ottolenghi's new restaurant in Fitzrovia will be a bit of a departure. Veg will still be at the heart, but this place with an ex-Grain Store chef will see them using fire and fermentation more.…

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Could Sticky Walnut's Gary Usher be opening a restaurant in London?

Gary Usher is pretty much the master of crowdfunding, with his last restaurant launch, Wreckfish, in Liverpool, meeting its targets in record time. Best known for Sticky Walnut in Chester, his restaurants have all been based in the north (including Burnt Truffle in Merseyside and Hispi in Manchester),

Marina O'Loughlin said of the original Sticky Walnut: "If I could clone Sticky Walnut,…

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Caravan are opening a new restaurant on Great Portland Street

Looks like there could be another new Caravan on the way - this time on Great Portland Street. Expect coffee and brunch aplenty. …

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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.…

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Test Driving Inko Nito - Zuma bring their Los Angeles robatayaki to Soho

The Zuma group have opened their latest spot, a robatayaki, in Soho - we went along for lunch…

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Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana is the World's Best Restaurant for 2018

The results are in, and it's been a good year for Europe in general, grabbing six of the Top 10 restaurants on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But there could be only one winner and this year it was a return to the podium for Massimo Bottura and his Modena restaurant Osteria Francescana.

Bottura, in accepting the award, told his fellow chefs: "I'm going to use all these spotlights for all o…

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Lyle's, Sabor, Smokestak and more on the line-up for 2018's Auction Against Hunger

This is not a drill. Repeat, this is not a drill. Put a 'meeting' in your google calendar, ward off any colleagues with an 'I'm far too busy to talk right now' look and get ready to buy your tickets to this year's Auction Against Hunger.

It's one of our favourite events in the London foodie calendar, supporting incredibly important charity work, and this year's line-up looks unmissable. Taking pl…

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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…

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Tap13 serves up cocktails, wines and beers on tap in Tooting Broadway Market

Tooting Broadway Market's cool new tap room has something for everyone with everything from cocktails, wine and ciders to beer on tap. Oh and it's zero waste too.…

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Neapolitan pizzeria 50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo is coming to London

Another one of Naples' top pizza restaurants is coming to London. This time it's the turn of iconic pizzeria 50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo, and it's all about the dough...…

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Nuno Mendes is opening a 16-seat resturant experience Maos in Shoreditch

Nuno Mendes' next project will be an intimate restaurant seating diners around one table in a space in Shoreditch.…

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