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  • L'Epicerie is the latest addition to Claridge's, a private restaurant in their kitchens

    L'Epicerie is the latest addition to Claridge's, a private restaurant in their kitchens 

    Claridges, already home to Davies and Brook, two bars, and another restaurant in the foyer, has managed to eke out some extra space for just one more restaurant.

    This time, it's down in the belly of the hotel in the kitchens. They've created a space called L'Epicerie which sees 14 people seated on a dining table in the heart of the kitchen. It's right in

  • Nest cocktail bar is opening at Liverpool Street with a must-book party room

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    It must be a good sign that the City is bouncing back into action, when you hear about a large new bar and dining room getting ready to open. Nest is part of a host of new openings in the 155 Bishopsgate development at Liverpool Street. This new cocktail bar is joining the likes of Neat Burger, Honi Poke and Black Sheep Coffee.

    Chef Max Holba a MasterChef The Professionals quarter finalist is the man behind the menu. We

  • Wendy's return to the UK - Stratford is their first London restaurant

    Wendy's are returning to the UK - London restaurants are incoming 

    It's been a long time, but, US burger chain Wendy's is back on these shores - and opening in London too. They originally opened in Reading but their first London restaurant is Stratford Shopping Centre (note, not Westfield, the other one) - the opening salvo of their re-entry to London. It's been almost 20 years since they were last here (their flagship store was where the McDonald's

  • Supa Ya are finally launching their permanent ramen bar in Dalston

    Supa Ya are finally launching their permanent ramen bar 

    For the past few years they've been running supperclubs and residencies, but now Supa Ya Ramen are finally getting ready to open their first permanent restaurant. They had originally been looking to launch one back in March 2020 but, well, we all know what happened then. Now, however, the time has finally come for them to launch properly on Kingsland Road. 

    As with their pop-ups, you

  • The Seafood Bar from Amsterdam lands in Soho

    The Seafood Bar from Amsterdam lands in Soho

    This sustainability-focused restaurant first opened in Amsterdam and has found a space in Soho for its London debut (taking over the space that was The Ref Fort). Expect towers of shellfish and lots more.

  • Tonkotsu is bringing ramen to Kentish Town

    Tonkotsu is bringing ramen to Kentish Town 

    Tonkotsu is growing again - one of London's most popular ramen restaurants will be opening their first North London restaurant since launching nearly 10 years ago

    As you'd expect, ramen is at the heart of the menu, made with noodles created in-house daily, using machines imported from Tokyo. On the menu at Kentish Town will be:

    • The signature Tonkotsu ramen, a pork and lardo
  • Tigre Tacos' permanent restaurant will be in Stoke Newington

    Tigre Tacos permanent restaurant will be in Stoke Newington 

    Until now they've been popping up across town, including their current residency at Gunmakers in Clerkenwell, but now Tigre Tacos have found a permanent home. They'll be settling in upstairs at Stoke Newington bar, Doña. 

    As before, the

  • West 4th are bringing Canadian-inspired brunch to Parsons Green

    West 4th, a Canadian-inspired brunch restaurant, to open in Parsons Green

    Canada’s food scene is coming to London, specifically to Parsons Green. West 4th, named after Vancouver's West 4th Avenue, will be a brunch restaurant by day and a wine bar by night. 

  • Marugame Udon comes to the O2, their second London restaurant in a couple of months

    Marugame Udon comes to the O2, their second restaurant in a couple of months

    They've only just launched in Spitalfields in July, but huge udon chain Marugame Udon were never going to stop there. Already, they're gearing up to launch their second London restaurant, this time at the O2. 

    A taste of what's on offer includes:

    • Beef Nikutama udon with beef and caramelised onions in a dashi broth with a poached
  • TânVân sees a trio of sisters serving up family Vietnamese dishes in Ealing

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    Newly open in Ealing is TânVân Viet Eatery - an independent, family-run Vietnamese restaurant and cocktail bar. This is a new venture for sisters Erika, Elysia and Eva, but they've grown up around restaurants; their mother opened her first restaurant in London back in 2000.

    Named after, and inspired by their late grandfather, the restaurant serves up the family's homemade recipes, including a 24-hour pho,

  • Vasco & Piero's are coming back to Soho

    Vasco & Piero are coming back to Soho

    There was much consternation earlier this year when the news broke that Soho legendary Italian Vasco and Piero's Pavilion was to shut because of rent issues. But we then learned pretty quickly from an Instagram post that it wasn't a complete goodbye as they were already on the hunt for a new

  • Tuck Shop is Hackney Wick's new grocer and bottle shop on Fish Island

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    Hackney Week residents looking for somewhere locally to buy groceries and household goods that are ethical and sustainable now have a new place to shop. Tuck Shop, which opened its doors last weekend on Fish Island, is what's being described as a "consciously curated general store, butcher and drink-in bottle shop".

    What that means is you can pick up everything from ethically-sourced dairy and meat items to bread from

  • Design District Canteen is a food hall where you can dine among tree tops on the Greenwich Peninsula

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    Things must be starting to get back to normal if we're talking about food halls opening in London. While some, like Arcade and Market Hall West End were initially victims of the lockdowns (returning in new forms), other folk clearly think there's mileage in the whole

  • Oxeye from Sven Hanson Britt is a restaurant, bar and gallery in Embassy Gardens

    Oxeye from Sven Hanson Britt is a restaurant, bar and gallery in Embassy Gardens

    Chef Sven Hanson Britt (recently seen at Homestead) is bringing his restaurant Oxeye to life, which has previously run as a residency at Carousel. 

    It's coming to Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms (where Darby's and Homeboy are) and it's going

  • Gordon Ramsay brings Bread Street Cafe to Ealing

    Gordon Ramsay brings Bread Street Cafe to Ealing

    Gordon Ramsay is continuing with his relentless march across London, opening as many restaurants on the way as he can. Not content with opening lots of Gordon Ramsay Burgers or Gordon Ramsay's Street Pizzas, he's now growing his Bread Street line of restaurants. 

    That originally started on the actual Bread Street with Bread Street Kitchen, then expanded to Southwark with a second


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