Ever wanted a place that would just concentrate on getting its chips right? Where that's all you could order without being bothered by any of that fish or burger nonsense? Well, here's your chance as Chipnation is opening on Soho.
Yes, it just serves up chips. And it's mainly a takeaway spot - not a place where you linger with them, more something to take on the streets with you around Soho. And we have to
The fish and chips restaurant with the great name used to be on the market at Berwick Street. Now they're coming back to Soho for good.
Eric Chavot has revamped the Sunday lunch at Bob Bob Ricard - adding a French touch. We went along to see the results...
It's not the first time that The Clumsies, now number 6 on the World's Best Bars list, have been to London but if you missed them the first time around - here's another chance.
The original is in Athens, set up by Vassilis Kyritsis and Nikos Bakoulis, but at
Yes we know the best of the Summer may well be behind us, but we're still up for as much ice cream as we can handle (i.e. a lot). And as such, we quite love the idea of the latest Ben and Jerry's creation - the Ice Ice Bagel. Yes indeed, that's a bagel ice-cream sandwich (made with Scotland's Bross Bagels).
There are two on offer - and they are:
With a cocktail list by Matt Whiley and a breakfast menu that includes a special breakfast pot pie, we're intrigued by the arrival of this large new all day brasserie.
If you love nothing more than getting stuck into a kebab then prepare to have your horizons widened by Berenjak, who’ll be focusing on recreating proper Persian-style kebabs, stews, sides, with a Soho twist.
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Always one of our favourite nights of the year, the Croquetas Challenge is gearing up for its 2018 event. Now in its third year, this competitive comparison of London restaurants' best croquetas takes place at Ember Yard in Soho and they've already got a cracking line-up.
In the mix so far this year are Rovi, Farang, Eneko, Salt Yard, Opera Tavern, Aqua Nueva, Carousel, Blanchette, Brindisa, Jugged Hare, Claw
Lina Stores have been in Soho for over 75 years - and only now have they opened a restaurant. We head down to Greek Street to see what the pasta masters are cooking up.
The Zuma group have opened their latest spot, a robatayaki, in Soho - we went along for lunch
If crab is your thing, then snow crab definitely needs to be on your to-try list. And thanks to Zelman Meats in Soho, now's your chance. They've just taken in 500lbs of snow crab and it's on their menu right now in their Soho branch.
We're told it's "Canadian snow crab, fished the Nova Scotia way" and they're offering it at £15 for 1 lb of steamed Canadian snow crab with a garlic and lemon butter.
If you've read about NYC deli Russ & Daughters and the amazing Ivan Ramen but haven't yet made the trip to The Big Apple to try their food then sit back and enjoy as the best of North American's delis, restaurants and bagel bakeries are coming to London.
It's all part of The Good Egg's Beer + Bagels series. They've persuaded some really interesting folk to head on over to London to create signature bagels available for one night only every Monday
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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
London 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.
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