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  • Four Winters opens a nitro ice cream bar in Soho with mince pie ice cream

    How can you make opening an ice cream parlour feel festive when it’s this dreary outside? By creating a mince pie flavour of course. That’s according to Four Winters, who’ve just opened a new liquid nitrogen ice cream shop in Soho.

    The ‘Mince Pice Cream’ comes with chunks of with said pies mixed through the ice cream, which has been frozen at -196c thanks to the power of liquid nitrogen.Then

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  • Kricket are bringing their Indian small plates to Soho

    14/12/16 - updated with soft launch info

    Based inside Pop Brixton, Kricket's menu of modern Indian small plates has been hugely successful and highly rated by the critics too. Now they're doubling up with a new restaurant that's coming to Soho.

    It'll be a much larger site than the original - not surprising as that one is in a shipping container - fitting in 70 people across two floors. The main event

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  • Pilau’s hearty Indian wraps now in Soho too

    Pilau, who only a few weeks ago launched their very first bricks-and-mortar joint, have now opened their second branch in Soho.

    They found a permanent home in Fitzrovia back in November, bringing with them all the robust Indian wraps they’re famed for, plus a few new items, like poppadoms, cold press coffee and overnight oats. Now they’ll be using the experience gained up in Goodge Street to launch their Soho branch, which will be

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  • The Ivy Soho Brasserie is their new all-day brasserie

    The Ivy are continuing to open up brasseries all over London and this latest, the Ivy Soho Brasserie on Broadwick Street, is a little closer to the flagship original.

    It’ll be a seven day a week affair and is aiming to be a friendly all-day dining option for nearby business owners as well as the usual mix of residents, shoppers and tourists.  The Ivy Soho Brasserie will be split up into the main restaurant, a bar and an

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  • lambNothing is left to waste at Neil Rankin's Soho restaurant devoted to specialist breed meat

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  • Vico launches a Panettone & Gelato menu for Christmas

    As the Christmas season is well and truly with us, you can't help but notice that panettones are starting to fill the shops. And going one step further, Vico has launched the Panettone & Gelato menu - all paired with warm drinks in case it's a little bit too cold outside.

    On the menu is: 

    • Panettone with Gelato: mini panettone filled with your choice of 2 gelati (recommended
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  • Pizza Toscano is coming to Wardour Street

    There do seem to be rather a lot of pizza restaurants opening at the moment - and the latest is coming to Wardour Street, called Pizza Toscana. This one comes with proper Italian heritage by Italian restaurateur Stefano Cresci, owner of Florence's La Bussola, which has been going since 1960. He's now come to London and taken over La Scala. 

    Here, they'll use exclusively Tuscan ingredients - including pecorino cheese instead of

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  • corazon

    24/11/16 - updated with soft launch details.

    London may be down one Mexican joint with the closure of Santa Remedio, but come November there'll be a new taqueria to boost our spirits. Corazón is opening in Soho on Poland Street (taking over the spot where Posini's used to be). So if you're after casual, comfort food with a kick, this is where you'll need to be. Expect to be mesmerised by watching all their homemade tortillas being freshly made in front of

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  • Pastries, matcha and much more from Japanese cafe Kova

    East Asian-style cakes, crepes and pastries will be now readily available in central Soho now that Kova Patisserie, a Japanese cafe, has opened its doors.

    Kova can be found tucked away in St Anne’s Court (that little bit that links Dean St and Wardour St), and will be serving up a variety of hot drinks and sweet treats, including a creamy shortcake, roll cake and mille

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  • barrafinadean

    A ripple of excitement goes through the London food scene when a new Barrafina opens. So we confidently predict a positive reaction to news that the new one on Dean Street is about to open.

    Taking over much of what used to be the main restaurant at Quo Vadis, Barrafina Dean Street came about when the restaurant was given notice on its Frith Street site.

    The key information you'll be wanting to know is how many stools are there? Well the new one

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  • Dumpling Shack are coming to Soho's Leicester House for one week only

    The hugely popular Dumpling shack is heading for a pre-Christmas pop-up before settling on a permanent venue. You might have come across them (aka John Li) in Broadway market and they also had a very successful pop-up in Shotgun. Now they're coming to One Leicester Street. 

    They'll have a Chinese sharing menu with 11 dishes coming to the table, including their famed pan-fried soup dumplings

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  • quobirthday

    From the naked male torso vodka luge to a guest list that ranged from Hugh Bonneville and Alastair Little to Suggs and James Blunt, the great and the good of Soho turned up last night to celebrate the 90th birthday of Quo Vadis. It's been an interesting year for the restaurant, which has seen a lot of upheavalin the past few months. But we saw that the new Barrafina

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  • Bonnie Gull to open up their second seafood shack in Soho

    If you like your seafood a bit more interesting than your bog standard cod and chips, then you may have come across the Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack, who’ve been enjoying a rather popular five years at their Fitzrovia home. Now they’ll be bringing their ‘Squid Toast’ with ink aioli and ember-cooked mussels to a new, second branch in Soho.

    You should only eat oysters in the months with an ‘R’ in them, as the saying

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  • Pilau’s Indian wraps find a permanent home on Goodge Street

    Pilau is the newest in a flurry of roving food vendors to find a home for just in time the winter. After a series of successful residencies, the Indian street food seller has opened its first permanent site in Fitzrovia, and will shortly be taking over another space in Soho before Christmas.

    Those visiting their new Goodge street premises will be able to get your hands on a their hearty Indian wraps, choosing

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  • Conveyer belt crisps and dip in Soho, from Hipchips

    04/11/16 - updated with soft launch details.

    First, there was Bubble Dogs. Then, there was Cereal Killers. And now, arriving on Old Compton Street this autumn comes Hipchips, taking pairings back to their most basic - chips and dip. Also, everything is served on a conveyer belt (for some reason.) 

    London’s voyage towards peak hipster is still going strong with the arrival of yet surprising dining concept,

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