Tragic news for fans of the much-loved Smoking Goat. After three and a half years of churning out top Thai barbecue in Soho, the immensely popular restaurant will close on 14 January, bowing out to allow for Denmark Street's redevelopment.
The restaurant, which has been called by critics "
There’s no stopping Borough Market bakers Bread Ahead, who continue to pop up all over London with their sourdoughs, doughnuts and hot, comforting breakfasts.
Nearly 150 years ago, Auguste Kettner opened Kettner’s, which was one of the first restaurants in London to serve French food. Now after a brief lull, it’s reopening with more French food, bath loads of Champagne and looking more gorgeous than ever. Eyes peeled for the stunning 18th century spiral staircase...
A new, two-storey Korean food hub arrives in Soho from the chef behind Koba and On the Bab, who'll not only be bringing several signature dishes from her other restaurants, but a retail section for all your home cooking needs, a separate salad bar with Korean poke rice, and a very interesting sounding rice dispenser...
For a while there, fermented drinks, food, and just about everything was all the rage. And then there was a brief lull. Perhaps to make way for other, slightly less bacterial trends.
Now, here comes Kultured to make us fall in love with tangy, probiotic-laden food and drink all over again, with their fancy, townhouse-based pop-up bar in Soho.
Operating out of Great Windmill Street, they'll be
As far as winter pop-ups go this year, this one definitely has to be among the most luxurious we’ve encountered. Nestled in the very grand former premises of the Limelight Club on Shaftesbury Avenue, with Winter House we've been promised lofty balcony banquets, a "sweeping Grand Hall," plus cocktails and dancing in the Crypts.
Behind The Winter House is events team Bourne &
They've been popping up around town for the past few years, but now shellfish specialists Claw have found their own spot. Expect lots of crab and plenty of surf and turf options too...
One of London's longest-running restaurant sagas finally came to an end last week. For two years, Pickle and Toast has been tormenting Soho folk with an 'Opening Soon' hoarding, promising decent grilled cheese sandwiches. Many figured it was never actually going to open. And then, quietly, with no fanfare at all, it FINALLY opened last week.
It’s been 15 years since Sophie Bathgate and Rupert Power set up their Chelsea steakhouse inspired by the steakhouses of New York. Now they’ve moved to Soho’s iconic Moulin Cinema for a huge new project.
Popular high end patisseris Maitre Choux is expanding and its first new site is on Soho's Dean Street where there'll be more seats to sit in and enjoy their Insta-friendly eclairs
Pastaio is Italian for someone who makes pasta by hand - something you can expect plenty of in the latest venture by Stevie Parle (Dock Kitchen, Rotorino, Palatino, Craft) in Soho. Based on his track record, and his limitless enthusiasm for the dish, we’re expecting very good things…
The masters of tacos (and much more besides) have opened a new place in Soho. We head down for an early look.
It's all change at the W London just off Leicester Square, as they've just opened a new bar and lounge called The Perception.
And while the bar and their cocktails do look impressive, it's their new "dining series" which is the most interesting. They'll be hosting long residencies there, where they recruit top chefs to come and take over the menu. And first up is Magnus Reid, the man behind
Chef and restaurateur Victor Garvey is doing what he does best - giving Londoners a true taste of Spanish hospitality
If you're wondering why Inigo's hand rolls are different, picture something shaped more like a sushi burrito and you wouldn't be far off. They'll also be using Japanese-style ingredients not oft seen in a traditional sushi, like wasabi peas, macadamia nuts and broccoli.
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