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  • the hyde opens on westbourne terrace in the roseate hotelAn ex-Galvin chef has an adventurous menu planned for this diminutive restaurant with just 12 seats in Paddington. 

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  • barony bar and kitchen opens on camden high street

    Opening today, Camden is getting a new all day spot in BARONYS Bar & Kitchen. Open from brunch through to cocktail hour, the menu sounds as broad and colourful as the interior design.

    On the menu you'll find everything from burgers and chicken caesar salad through to watermelon tartar, rainbow devilled eggs and grilled octopus with garlic prawns.

    Founder Rony Batista explains: “We have created a menu that

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  • queens coffee house mayfair

    Sibling duo Victoria and Grace Sheppard are behind new cafe/events space Queens which is opening in Mayfair in spring. They'll be combining their experience in hospitality and interior design respectively for their artisan coffee shop. Victoria was recently running the marketing for UMU & The Greenhouse while Grace project manages interior design projects for high net worth clients at luxury property company Chartwell.

    Queens will be

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  • comingsoonAll the latest news on every upcoming London restaurant that's going to be opening in the capital. The only Coming Soon list you need.

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  • New and recently opened London RestaurantsFind out all about the new London restaurants that have just opened...

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  • Skal Nordic Dining opens in Islington

    Rok may be gone, but Nordic dining in Islington is back with the opening of Skal. They've quietly taken over the space left by Rok on Islington's Upper Street promising traditional Nordic recipes but with a modern, seasonal twist from head chef Lauri Hilli (formerly Sanctum Soho). The space looks much the same as it was with Rok - it still has a stripped-back Scandi vibe, so fits the new restaurant well. 

    As for the menu - here's

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  • House of Chimney Cakes is coming to London

    Another US import is coming to London, hitting town just after Christmas. This time it's the turn of the House of Chimney Cakes, first set up in California by Hungarian model Szandra Szabó and Chef Omar Lara.

    As for Chimney cakes themselves? They're Hungarian desserts that are traditionally called Kürtöskalács - we can see why they opted for chimney cakes. They describe them as "Hungarian Sweet Bread, freshly baked to order

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  • little kudu and smokey kudu opening in peckhamThe team behind popular Peckham venue Kudu are opening a new tapas restaurant and cocktail bar, both on the same road as the original. 

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  • A new 28:50 wine bar has arrived in Covent Garden

    9/12/19 - updated with opening details

    A brand new 28:50 has quietly launched in Covent Garden. The wine bar group started off in Fetter Lane and grew to three different sites over the years, but right now only the Marylebone wine bar remains. The bar was previously launched by Xavier Rousset, but he left to open Blandford Comptoir and Comptoir Cafe. 

    The original venture focuses on 30 wines by the glass,

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  • Oklava Bakery and Wine takes the place of Kyseri

    Having announced plans to close Kyseri, Selin Kiazim and Laura Christie have revealed that their new space will be open from breakfast onwards and will focus on Selin's bread and pastry making skills.

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  • Paris burger chain Big Fernand are re-launching in LondonAfter an initial attempt at cracking the London market in 2015, French burger chain Big Fernand is back, attempting to woo Francophiles in South Kensington and hoping to replicate their successful business in France and also the UAE.

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  • som saa are crowdfunding for a new restaurant in central London

    Update - 6/12/19 - They've reached the target in less than a week

    This is all rather exciting. It seems like business is booming for East London Thai spot som saa. They've announced plans to crowdfund for a new central London restaurant.

    In a post on Instagram they said: "som saa Commercial Street has been a labour of love, but now the time has come to fire the starting pistol on our second

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  • Islington gets dinner and a movie with Odeon Luxe & Dine.

    Updated with full launch info

    We've slowly been hearing what's planned for N1's Islington Square (taking over the old post office site off Upper Street) and now we've confirmation of at least one restaurant - but it's not a standalone one. 

    Odeon Luxe & Dine is Odeon's latest attempt to bring dining and a movie together. So if the very idea of people eating away while you try to enjoy

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  • Chelsea is getting a new wine bar as Bottles moves westWine bar Bottles goes west. There will still be the selection of Italian dishes matched with their large wine selection - and a hidden private dining room too. 

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  • Bel-Air brings wholesome LA-fare to Farringdon with their second branch Hoppers, the Sri Lankan and South Indian street food-influenced restaurant, is opening a third restaurant in London, following the success of its Soho and St Christopher’s Place outlets. Its Pancras Square venue in Kings Cross will be home to a menu exclusive to that site and the biggest bar of its venues.

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