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  • Italian sustainable pasta chain Miscusi picks Covent Garden for its first UK opening

    miscusi covent garden

    Back in Italy it's got a cult following with queues around the block at each restaurant opening. Now the Miscusi pasta chain is coming to London.

    Their first UK opening will be in The Yards in Covent Garden where Arome bakery and Dishoom are. As you might expect, it's all about fresh pasta - you can either pick your own pasta and sauce combos or opt for their choices, like:

    • Carbo croccante - Spaghetti
  • Fresh pasta for Brixton as La Nonna lands a permanent place on Market Row

    la nonna brixton village

    Having built up a fanbase of South Londoners who love their fresh pasta at Flat Iron Square, La Nonna are sharing the love and opening a second place south of the river. This time, though, it's going to be a proper bricks and mortar affair in Brixton Village.

    Run by Roman-born chef Daniele Pino, the menu features Daniele's modern takes on his family's favourite pasta dishes including Roman Carbonara, Cacio e Pepe and

  • The Barbary Next door opens in real life, taking over from Jacob The Angel

    The Barbary Next door opens in real life, taking over from Jacob The Angel 

    We gave their delivery kit a Test Drive late last year and now The Barbary Next Door is actually becoming a real life restaurant. 

    It's taking over what was Jacob The Angel, which is of course right next door to The Barbary. As opposed to the

  • Galvin brothers to open Galvin Bar & Grill at the Kimpton Fitzroy on Russell Square

    galvin bar and grill russell square

    There's a changing of the guard at the Kimpton Fitzroy hotel on Russell Square as hotel restaurant experts the Galvin Brothers get ready to take over the space where Neptune was.

    Where there used to be seafood served up, the menu will now take inspiration from ethically sourced meat as Chris and Jeff are teaming up with Head Chef Adam Gray who was part of the launch team of The Ethical Butcher.


  • Koya Ko are bringing their udon to Broadway Market

    Koya Ko is bringing their udon to Broadway Market

    18/8/21 - updated with opening menu and opening date

    Hackney-based fans of Koya will be very happy - they're opening their latest restaurant on Broadway Market (taking over the space where Twigs used to be).

    Called Koya Ko, much like the short-lived version at Market Halls

  • Kanada-Ya is cooking up ramen for Carnaby and Ealing

    Kanada Ya is cooking up ramen for Carnaby and Ealing

    It's expansion time for another popular restaurant - this time Kanada-Ya who have two new London places opening before the end of the year. So if you've yet to try their tonkotsu ramen, then more opportunities are on the horizon. 

    First up is Carnaby. They're opening in the Newburgh Quarter, taking over what used to be Shinola. The Carnaby restaurant will have room for 60 inside and 28

  • Muriel's Kitchen takes over the food at the National Gallery

    Muriel's Kitchen takes over the food at the National Gallery

    The food at London's galleries is starting to get very interesting indeed. We've already had Jose Pizarro taking over at the RA and next up are South Kensington's Muriel's Kitchen who are going to be responsible for the food at the National

  • Katsute100 Japanese tea room arrives on Brick Lane

    katsute100 brick lane

    7/6/21 - amended with new opening date

    Islington's Japanese tea room Katsute100 is on the move - they're opening a second tea room, this time in Shoreditch.

    So, if you're on Brick Lane and suddenly get a craving for green tea and matcha crepe cake, this'll be the place to come. The new tea room and cafe will offer the same menu as their original Camden Passage space, so think fruit katsu sandos, nerikiri

  • Bread Ahead pops up at Southwark Cathedral

    bread ahead cafe southwark cathedral

    Promising loaves, if not fishes, the new Bread Ahead Cafe popping up for a six-month residency at Southwark Cathedral is going to be shaking up their food offering. From today, guests heading to the cathedral's cafe for sustenance will have all manner of carby delights to enjoy.

    The bakery's founder, Matthew Jones, said he was "absolutely delighted to be opening up a new space at the Southwark

  • Tattu Chinese restaurant comes to London in a revamped Denmark Street


    We've already had Six by Nico and the upcoming Mowgli, now another out-of-town restaurant is looking to make a stamp on London. 

    This time it's Tattu, who are going to be

  • New London restaurants to look forward in autumn 2021

    New London restaurants to look forward in autumn 2021

    This autumn sees a jolt of life returning to the London restaurant scene with over 50 restaurants due to open in the coming months. But which should you really focus on? We're here to help with our edit of the very best places opening as the year draws to a close. 

  • Beaverbrook Town House opens on Sloane Street with a sushi restaurant and Art Deco bar

    beaverbrook town house london bar

    Sloane Street now has a new boutique hotel worth checking out. Beaverbrook Town House is the London outpost of the luxury Surrey hotel with 15 suites overlooking Cadogan Gardens.

    The hotel's Fuji Grill and Omakase Sushi Bar is going to be serving up sushi, sashimi and nigiri alongside dishes like ‘Charcoal’ Wagyu with Juniper Miso. You can also opt to let Head Chef Alex Del (ex-Roka) decide what to cook if you

  • Patrick Powell takes over the menu at Booking Office 1869 in St Pancras

    Patrick Powell takes over the menu at Booking Office 1869 in St Pancras

    The Booking Office at St Pancras, always a beautiful-looking destination, is getting a big uplift on the food front. It's getting a new menu that's by Patrick Powell of Allegra  at Stratford (very handy for him as it's only 10 minutes on the train between the two restaurants). 

    Here, he'll be going for "classic dishes finished with a modern twist" which in

  • New London restaurants opening in September 2021

    New London restaurants opening in August 2021

    With the summer behind us, September may be the busiest month for new London restaurant openings in 2021 yet. Here are some of the highlights. 

  • Soho is getting a croissant-only cafe Criss Cross

    criss cross croissant cafe soho london

    If layers of flaky pastry are your thing, then you'll be wanting to know about Criss Cross. Opening in Soho this month, this new cafe and shop is devoted to one thing and one thing only - the croissant.

    They'll be selling gorgeous looking savoury and sweet pastries. The team behind it are hospitality folk connected to Novikov and Mnky Hse including Criss Cross's chef Roberto Guzzi who also heads up the


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