Soho

  • Casa Bonita Mexican bar is popping up in Kingly Street

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    Just a few weeks after Cinnamon Soho announced it was closing, the Inception Group (the folk behind Mr Foggs and Bunga Bunga and who also run Cahoots just around the corner in Kingly Court) have said they'll be popping up there with a new bar Casa Bonita.

    The Latin bar will open towards the end of June for a six-month period serving up various cocktails using Bacardi, Banks and Santa Teresa rums, Patron tequila and Leblon cachaca. As for the food - we're told

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  • Inko Nito on Soho's Broadwick Street will be the latest robatayaki restaurant from the Zuma stable

    inkonitofoodLondon is getting a new robata grill restaurant from the team at Zuma. Inko Nito on Soho's Broadwick Street will feature Japanese charcoal grilled cooking with a Korean influence.

  • Pleasant Lady Jian Bing Trading Stall hatch opens in Soho's Greek Street

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    Given how popular they are in China, it's actually a little surprising that London doesn't have more places serving up jian bing. Essentially crispy skin crepes, stuffed with savoury fillings, they're folded and wrapped and designed to be eaten on the go. A quick google showed that there's a hatch on Newport Street doing them, but when Pleasant Lady Jian Bing Trading Stall opens on Greek Street today it doesn't appear to have too much in the way of

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  • Daisy Green are opening Scarlett Green in Soho with new dishes and a huge Aussie wine list

    scarlettburgerIf you're after a bottomless brunch, vegemite doughnuts or simply a glass or two from the biggest Aussie wine list in London, you'll have come to the right place when Scarlett Green opens up in Soho.

  • Soho is getting a new lunchtime steak sandwich kiosk

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    If you live, work or are just generally passing through Soho, take note that the new Sophie's on Great Windmill Street will be opening a kiosk next to their restaurant which will be serving up steak sarnies every lunchtime.

    The Pit Roast Steak Sandwiches cost £8 and will feature five hour pit roasted prime rib of beef from Philip Warren butchers served with fresh garden leaves and Sophie’s signature horseradish and charcoal crème on Arapina sourdough

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  • Kiln, som saa and P Franco are putting on a one night only Larb Bar

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    Later this month, Soho hotspot Kiln is going to become the centre of London's food universe with a collaboration that's bound to have folk queueing round the block. They're teaming up with Clapton bar P.Franco and Shoreditch's som saa to become a standing-room-only Larb Bar for one night only.

    Of course you can't do anything easy like buy tickets for this ahead of time. Nope, they're selling tickets on the door for £45 on the night itself.

    And although it

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  • Soho House are opening a Cecconi's Pizza Bar on Old Compton Street

    cecconispizzabarSoho House are taking the classic Italian restaurant and going for a more laid-back experience, serving up pizzas and cocktails

  • Soho icon Lina Stores is opening a pasta restaurant on Greek Street

    linastoresThe original deli has been open for over 75 years in Soho, giving them plenty of time to get things right before opening this, their first restaurant

  • Test Driving Claw - crab and a whole lot more in Soho

    chipsClaw have graduated from pop-up to permanent restaurant with their new place in Soho. We head down for a Test Drive to see how they're settling in...

  • Evelyn's Table at the Blue Posts, from the people behind The Palomar, gets ready to open

    Evelyn's Table at the Blue Posts, from the people behind The Palomar, gets ready to open

    Get ready, because the hottest new table in town is about to open for bookings.

    It's from the same people behind The Palomar and The Barbary and is part of their big new Soho pub, The Blue Posts. The main pub and cocktail bar opened late last year and

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  • Rök goes healthy for their new Soho base

    Rök goes healthy for their new Soho base Rök - which literally means ‘smoked’ - are known for their meats and seafood, so we’re very curious to sample their new health-conscious menu for Soho, which is laden with home-pickled treats, plant-focused dishes and something called a drinking vinegar...

  • Darjeeling Express is bringing in meat-free Mondays

    Darjeeling Express is bringing in meat-free Mondays

    As you may remember, we were ever so slightly embarrassed about missing our on Asma Khan's Darjeeling Express last year, despite it getting rave after rave (but look out for a Test Drive soon). 

    And now there's another reason to visit as they're embracing their vegetarian side and introducing a special meat-free menu every Monday (with plenty of vegan dishes on the new menu too). 

    Here's

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  • The Great British Bab Off will see five restaurants competing for the Best London kebab title

    The Great British Bab Off will see five restaurants competing for the Best London kebab title

    A good kebab can be a great thing - but want to know what's better? Enjoying kebabs by five of London's top restaurants going head-to-head over who makes the best one.

    That's the premise behind the Great British Bab Off [or GBBO if you prefer] - a charity event conceived of by Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet, founders of Soho’s gourmet kebab restaurant Le Bab.

    Taking place on

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  • Test Driving The Good Egg in Soho - a Middle Eastern addition to Kingly Court

    aubergineThe Good Egg has set up a second restaurant in Kingly Court - we know their brunch is up to the task but what about dinner? We head along to find out. 

  • Bob Bob Ricard is getting cheaper with an off-peak menu

    Bob Bob Ricard is getting cheaper with an "off peak" menu

    From this week, that legendary "press for Champagne" establishment Bob Bob Ricard is bringing in what they're calling "off peak" pricing. Put simply it means you'll get a cheaper menu as long as you're not travelling - sorry, eating - at peak periods. Here's what that means:

    • Monday all day circa 25% off ("off-peak") 
    • Tuesday lunch 25% off, Dinner circa 15% off
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