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  • Secret theatre town hall london

    If the words immersive theatre don't bring you out in hives (we actually LOVE this kind of thing), then get ready to book the Secret Theatre Project which is about to hit London.

    The theatre company's latest production, The Invitation, has just played to sell-out crowds in Hong Kong and this one features a dining option as part of the experience.

    The Invitation will be a Masquerade Party with a dark secret in a five-star hotel.

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  • notting hill fish shop london

    Popping up at the newish Notting Hill Fish Shop for the festive season is a Chamapagne & Oyster Bar.

    Run by Chris D'Sylva who we last saw at Islington's The Compton Arms and Chantelle Kallmeier (ex-Wolseley), they'll be serving up French and British oysters along with Ruinart Blanc de Blanc and "a tight list of White Burgundy."

    On the menu you'll find a succinct choice of six oysters, four cheeses including a very

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  • Seb Myers at P FrancoHot Dinners rounds up some of the best food and restaurant pop-ups and events around town at the moment.

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  • tombo hello kitty popup

    Typical, you wait all year for a Hello Kitty popup and then two come along at once. In addition to the one over at Westfield London at Japan Centre Ichiba, Tombo Japanese Café and Matcha Bar in Fitzrovia, has just launched a four-month Sanrio pop-up experience featuring Hello Kitty and friends. Both are

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  • bar aspen wine bar camden

    Lovers of natural wine should make note of a new one night a week pop-up opening in Camden this month. Bar Aspen will serve up natural and minimal intervention wines from the cosy cellars of Music and Beans on Camden High Street.

    The Friday night only popup has brought in Sunny Hodge, founder of Diogenes The Dog wine bar in Elephant & Castle, to curate the wine list. And - if you're a little concerned this might all be barnyard stuff - we're

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  • hello kitty ichiba london

    Now, we know Hot Dinners readers love a bit of Hello Kitty, so the 45th Hello Kitty birthday pop-up at Japan Centre Ichiba is probably going to be something you want to know about.

    Kicking off today Ichiba's Westfield London store is serving up a variety of Hello Kitty food and drink including a Hello Kitty Makunouchi Bento Box (with free totebag while stocks last), Matcha sundae and Matcha bun among others. And on Saturday 9 November Hello

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  • Shaun Presland is the next 10 Heddon Street residency, serving up a contemporary Japanese menu

    Updated 5/11/19 with menu and opening date

    Chris Leach and David Carter excellent residency at 10 Heddon Street is over (but they'll be back in another permanent location soon). And that means it's time for

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  • Le Bun bring their burgers to Fitzrovia - and a cheeseburger scotch egg too

    You wait for ages for a Le Bun burger pop-up and then two come along at once! Mere days after announcing their pop-up in the City (with special mash-ups), Le Bun are also going to be popping up in The Smuggler's Tavern in Fitzrovia. 

    They'll have their usual

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  • The very Christmassy Miracle is popping up again at the Henrietta Hotel 

    Ready or not, we're starting to gear up for Christmas (and once 5 November is passed, be prepared for a deluge of Christmas fare). One very popular event that's back is also one of the kitschiest - the Miracle pop-up bar is coming back to the Henrietta Hotel in Covent Garden.

    They're popular across the States, but once again, The Henrietta is hosting the only UK pop-up. So you can expect a LOT

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  • vallebona coal drops yard king's cross

    Interesting foodie news for anyone near King's Cross. Wonderful foodie store Vallebona has just opened a pop-up shop down at Coal Drops Yard.

    Run by Stefano Vallebona and his wife Naoko, the company - which began life as a stall in Borough Market back in the 90s - has for a while been a major foodie destination down in Wimbledon. It supplies all manner of amazing Italian and Japanese produce, and does a roaring trade with chefs and

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  • Hovarda invites Istanbul's Akali to London for lunchtime burgers

    For just one month, Hovarda in Soho is bringing Istanbul's best burger to London as Akali Burger take over the lunch menu. In Istanbul, the restaurant started as a fusion diner and a boutique bakery but slowly became known for serving some of the city's finest burgers. 

    Every burger comes in an 80g, 160g or 240g sizes (alas it doesn't look like the 800g size is making it over), and is topped with

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  • Zoe's Ghana Kitchen is the latest pop-up at Fitzrovia's Mortimer House

    Mortimer House already had a series of impressive takeovers on their fifth floor - and the latest has been announced. This time it's the turn of Zoe Adjonyoh, who will be bringing Zoe's Ghana Kitchen to the fifth floor in Fitzrovia. If you've been to any of her previous residencies or pop-ups, you can expect the same inspired African food at Mortimer House - and here's a taste of what's on

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  • Alcotraz is bringing its prison-themed cocktail bar to Covent Garden

    It caused something of a stir when it opened originally in Brick Lane, but the prison-themed Alcotraz must be doing something right - as they've just announced a new three-month pop-up in the West End. 

    Coming to Covent Garden, this time it's Alcotraz Penitentiary: Cell Block Six Eight. It's a basement speakeasy where you'll have to smuggle your alcohol past a warden and guards to the

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  • vinnie's pizzeria london popup

    Crossing the pond this month will be top NYC pizzaiolas Vinnie's Pizzeria who hit town for a three day 'Brooklyn By the Slice’ pop-up at Paradise Slice on Brick Lane.

    The Williamsburg pizzeria, which first opened back in 1960, will be putting on a one-off menu collaboration between themeselves, Brooklyn Brewery and Paradise Slice. There'll be three limited edition pizzas paired with three brews and we have to say, they do sound

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  • Ukranian restaurant Pampushka is popping up at Soho's Sun and 13 Cantons

    The Sun and 13 Cantons in Soho is gearing up for its next residency - this time it's the turn of Pampushka, serving up Ukrainian dishes from the pub in a six-month pop-up. 

    The Anglo/Ukrainian family - Maksym Shpachynskyi, his wife Elisha Shpachynska and their brother-in-law, chef Rob Neale, are aiming to serve up Ukranian dishes with a British twist. Planned for the menu are dishes that

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