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Want to have your finger on the pulse of what's new in the London restaurant scene? Enjoy keeping one step ahead of friends and colleagues on where's going to be the next must-try new place to eat?

This is where you'll find constantly updated news and gossip on what gastronomic delights are heading our way as we take you through the best new London restaurants coming to the capital.

Dates are subject to change (and some are "TBC" - if exact dates are waiting to be confirmed) but we update this page on a daily basis, so always check back for the latest info.

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Coming Soon list

Opening July 2017...

Jean Georges at the Connaught

In a nutshell: Top Michelin starred chef comes to London
Where is it?
The Connaught, Carlos Pl, London W1K 2AL
Why should you care?
Jean-Georges Vongerichten is probably best known for Jean-Georges, the three Michelin starred restaurant in New York. Now he's coming to London to take on the second restaurant at the Connaught. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 25 July, 2017



Magpie

In a nutshell: Pidgin do upmarket British/Asian-fusion dim sum and cocktails
Where is it?
10 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BX
Why should you care?
The Pidgin duo are rolling up their sleeves to get creative with the theme of dim sum in their first Zone 1 restaurant. There’ll be trays of cocktails on arrival, trolleys of dim sum at your table, and imaginative ingredients like fennel pollen, gjetost and nukazuke pickles. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 25 July, 2017



Fancy Crab

In a nutshell: Crab, crab and more crab, on ice, with hollandaise, in a salad and more
Where is it?
92 Wigmore Street, London W1U 3RD
Why should you care?
Fans of shellfish will be keen to get to this new all-day concept restaurant in Marylebone where red king crab is the order of the day, every day.  If that's not enough to lure you in, then there’ll be other seafood delicacies and two bars as well. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 26 July, 2017 (50% off soft launch until 31 July)



Ivy Cafe Tower Bridge

In a nutshell: The Ivy goes to the Tower
Where is it?
One Tower Bridge, London, SE1 2AA
Why should you care?
It's the latest Ivy Cafe all-day restaurant to hit town. And this one comes with a riverside view. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 26 July, 2017



Rola Wala

In a nutshell: Indian street food, with sourdough naan, curried meat, veg and chutneys.
Where is it?
36 Brushfield St, London E1 6AT
Why should you care?
After a long relationship with Street Feast, Rola Wala finally becomes a permanent fixture in Spitalfield, with their healthy do-it-yourself Indian grub, including Nagaland lamb, Bengali-spiced beef and plenty to please the vegan and gluten-free crowd too. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 26 July 2017



No 29 Power Station West

In a nutshell: A new bar by the Power Station
Where is it?
Unit 29 Circus West, Battersea Power Station, London SW8 5BP
Why should you care?
It's all go at Battersea Power Station as this neighbourhood bar with an industrial feel (echoing the station) opens its doors. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 26 July 2017



The Long Arm Pub & Brewery

In a nutshell: Homebrewed craft beer and bar snacks in Shoreditch
Where is it? 20-26 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2DX
Why should you care?
Pick your beer from one of the six tanks in the back, or maybe opt for some small-batch gin at the Long Arm Pub & Brewery - and maybe some Mexican sopes for good measure.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? July 2017



Ichi Buns

In a nutshell: Burgers, buns and ramen.
Where is it? 24 Wardour Street, London W1D 6QH
Why should you care?
The somewhat oddly named Ichi Buns is the latest restaurant from the people behind Nobu and Busaba Eathai. This one's a bid for a roll-out, featuring burgers, rolls, ramen and more on the menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? July 2017



Ugly Dumplings

In a nutshell: Anglo-Chinese dumpling and noodle joint
Where is it?
1 Newburgh St, Carnaby, London W1F 7RB
Why should you care?
 Street traders The Ugly Dumplings are opening their first permanent site, taking over the old Little Pitt site off Carnaby Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? July 2017



Wedge Issue Pizza

In a nutshell: The LA-style pizzas come to Shoreditch.
Where is it?
122 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 6DG
Why should you care?
Already popular on Clerkenwelll road, this sees Wedge Issue Pizza land in Shoreditch. They have LA style thin crust pizzas and cater pretty well for the vegan crowd too...Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? July 2017



Opening August 2017...

Core by Clare Smyth

In a nutshell: Clare Smyth's first solo restaurant
Where is it? 92 Kensington Park Rd, London W11 2PN
Why should you care?
The former Chef Patron of Gordon Ramsay Royal Hospital Road is opening her first solo venture and it's going to be one of London's biggest openings. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 1 August 2017



P.F. Chang's Asian Table

In a nutshell: American Asian powerhouse P.F. Chang's comes to London.
Where is it?
10 Great Newport St, London WC2H
Why should you care?
They're pretty huge in the States and now P.F. Chang's is coming to London with their new concept. Expect an Asian brunch and drinks from the people behind Worship St Whistling Shop. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 4 August 2017



Coal Rooms

In a nutshell: Charcoal-grilled meat, house sauces and flatbreads in Peckham
Where is it?
11a Station Way, London, SE15 4RX
Why should you care?
What do you get when you mix a team of coffee entrepreneurs with a barbecue expert? Coal Rooms, where red eye gravy is made in a coffee-deglazed pan, and there's more than enough meat for you to pour it over… Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2017



Joe Allen

In a nutshell: London stalwart moves
Where is it?
2 Burleigh St, London WC2R 0JJ.
Why should you care?
West End haunt Joe Allen will be moving into a new home this summer just slightly down the road. The canteen has pledged to take everything with them to the new address on Burleigh Street, from the wood panelling to their film posters and the bar. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2017



Rambla

In a nutshell: Encant chef's Soho Spanish place
Where is it?
64 Dean Street, W1D 4QG
Why should you care?
This is the latest venture from Victor Garvey, the person behind Encant (and previously Bravas Tapas). Expect a Spanish menu focusing on Catalan cuisine. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2017



Opening September 2017...

Ella Canta

In a nutshell: Top Mexican chef comes to town
Where is it?
InterContinental London Park Lane
Why should you care?
Martha Ortiz has won plaudits for Mexico City's Dulce Patria and now she's coming to the InterContinental Park Lane, joining Theo Randall as the hotel's second restaurant. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 8 September 2017



Breddos

In a nutshell: Central London taco spot for Breddos
Where is it? 26 Kingly Street, Carnaby, London W1B 5QD
Why should you care?
Double the size and with a breakfast menu and downstairs bar the new Breddos W1 is going to make a lot of people happy. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden

In a nutshell: The famed floral restaurant comes to the centre of town.
Where is it? Covent Garden, location TBC
Why should you care?
Petersham Nurseries is making the leap from Richmond to central London and they're not doing things by half. They're launching two restaurants, a lifestyle home and garden shop and a delicatessen with a wine cellar AND a florist.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



M Bar and Grill Twickenham

In a nutshell: M Restaurants' new Twickenham venue will be opening soon, offering locals some very fine beef indeed.
Where is it?
Brewery Lane, Twickenham, London TW1 1AA
Why should you care?
Hand-fed with seaweed for over six months and straight from the Scottish highlands, the new 100% full-blood Highland Wagyu on offer from M Bar & Grill will be a first for UK menus - and taste fantastic. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Camino Shoreditch

In a nutshell: The Spanaish tapas restaurant goes east.
Where is it?
Principal Place, 115 Curtain Road, London EC2A 2BA
Why should you care?
This will be the fourth restaurant and tapas bar from Camino. Expect all the favourite tapas to be on the menu here, along with some new additions. And a huge outdoor terrace too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Japan Centre

In a nutshell: The flagship store with a huge food court
Where is it?
35B Panton Street, London SW1Y 4EA
Why should you care?
This is planned to be the flagship store for Japan Centre and they're being inspired by the basement food halls of Japan. Expect loads of food, with plenty of space for eating it right there. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Opening October 2017...

Parsons

In a nutshell: The next restaurant from the people behind The Ten Cases.
Where is it?
39 Endell St, London WC2H 9BA
Why should you care?
The Ten Cases is growing again - this time across the road, where they're opening a restaurant that's all about seafood. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Smoking Goat Shoreditch

In a nutshell: Follow up to the Soho smash hit.
Where is it?
64 Shoreditch High Street London E1 6JJ
Why should you care?
The first Smoking Goat in Soho, and the follow up Kiln have both been huge hits. So this bigger Smoking Goat in Shoreditch should follow that trend. Expect a canteen-style atmosphere, Thai dishes that change depending on produce and a lot of Thai BBQ too. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Hoppers Marylebone

In a nutshell: Dosas and hoppers Mk 2 in a bigger space.
Where is it?
75 Wigmore Street London W1U 1QD
Why should you care?
One of Soho's most popular restaurants is getting a sibling as Hoppers comes to Marylebone. Expect this second place to be much larger than the first too.  Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



The Coal Shed

In a nutshell: Fresh seafood, dry-aged steak and specials, from the people behind The Salt Room.
Where is it?
Unit 3.1 One Tower Bridge, 4 Crown Square, London, SE1 2SE
Why should you care?
After enjoying considerable success in its seaside home of Brighton, The Coal Shed is making its first foray to the capital where it'll be setting up shop in the new One Tower Bridge development with over 120 covers and fresh seafood delivered directly to the restaurant by boat. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Sabor

In a nutshell: Ex Barrafina chef Nieves Barragan opens her own restaurant.
Where is it?
35 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BR
Why should you care?
They've both been driving forces behind Barrafina's success and now Nieves Barragan and José Etura are opening Sabor, their own restaurant. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Killer Tomato Portobello

In a nutshell: West London gets a new burrito and taco joint
Where is it?
275 Portobello Road, London W11 1LR
Why should you care?
Popular Shepherds Bush Mexican Killer Tomato is expanding, opening a second restaurant - also in West London - on Portobello Road. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Indian Accent London

In a nutshell: World's 50 Best Indian restaurant comes to London
Where is it?
16 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London W1S 4HW
Why should you care?
It's opened in New Delhi and New York and now Indian Accent's coming to London - taking over from Chor Bizarre (owned by the same restaurant group). AND the original is on the World's 50 Best List. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Also opening in 2017 (dates to come)

Hovarda

In a nutshell: Greek and Turkish food in Chinatown
Where is it?
36-40 Rupert St, London, W1D 6DR
Why should you care?
The people behind Marylebone's Yosma are opening a second venue in London. This time it'll be focused on Greek and Turkish food with seafood and grilled dishes on the menu.  Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Fiume

In a nutshell: Mazzei by the river
Where is it?
Circus West Village, Sopwith Way, London SW8 4NN
Why should you care?
Chef Francesco Mazzei plans his third restaurant for D&D with a riverside restaurant as part of the huge Battersea Power Station redevelopment. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Littleduck Picklery

In a nutshell:  It's all about pickling and fermenting
Where is it?
Dalston Lane Terrace, London E8 1FE
Why should you care?
This latest opening from the folk behind Rawduck and Ducksoup will be an all day diner, wine bar AND neighbourhood store. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Bob Bob Exchange

In a nutshell: "Press for Champagne" in the city
Where is it?
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from the people behind Bob Bob Ricard and it promises to be just as opulent, with plenty of booths, special private rooms and it even has a mini sushi restaurant inside. PLUS those "press for Champagne" buttons on every table. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Wright Brothers Battersea

In a nutshell: Seafood, oysters and more at the Power station.
Where is it? Unit 26, Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station, 188 Kirtling Street, London, SW11 8EZ
Why should you care?
Wright Brothers have some very highly rated seafood restaurants dotted across town and this sees them opening in the area around the iconic Battersea Power Station. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



MEATliquor King's Cross

In a nutshell: Burgers and cocktails in King's Cross
Where is it?
6 St Chad's Pl, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9HH
Why should you care?
This is the latest MEATliquor to come to town, offering the usual very popular selection of burgers, cocktails and hard shakes to King's Cross. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Butterscotch Bakery

In a nutshell: American-style bakery and tea room
Where is it?
Shepherd's Bush - address tbc
Why should you care?
Restaurateur Bea Vo is back in the bakery game with this new American-influenced bakery and tea room opening in Shepherd's Bush. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



The Frog

In a nutshell: The Frog goes west to Covent Garden
Where is it? 35 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HG
Why should you care?
Adam Handling is bringing his Frog concept from Spitalfields to Covent Garden. Expect a bigger, mor traditional restaurant and some dishes unique to this location too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



The Pilgrm

In a nutshell: A new hotel in Paddington from the people behind The Zetter
Where is it?
Norfolk Square, Paddington, W2 1RT
Why should you care?
Drawing on local inspiration from Borough Market, and not-so-local inspiration, The Pilgrm will be catering to the Paddington crowd with menus they're billing as “journeys in themselves”, plus internationally acclaimed cocktails and a special late night menu laden with comfort food. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2017



Duddell's

In a nutshell: Michelin-starred Cantonese and dim sum from Hong Kong.
Where is it?
6 St Thomas Street, Southwark, London SE1 9RY
Why should you care?
After setting down roots in 11 spots in Hong Kong, Duddell's is making the leap to the UK, opening its first overseas restaurant in the palatial St Thomas Church in London Bridge. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2017



Mamma Mia The Party

In a nutshell: Abba dinner theatre heading to London
Where is it?
Waterloo
Why should you care?
There are plans afoot to bring the Abba dinner theatre experience to London - expect retsina, renditions and a lot of audience participation. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? TBC 2017



La Fromagerie Bloomsbury

In a nutshell: Cheese, charcuterie, artisan bread, seafood and wine at this London institution's third venue.
Where is it?
 52 Lambs Conduit St, London, WC1N 3LL
Why should you care?
Head upstairs for oysters at the seafood bar, downstairs for the Tasting Room, or pick up some delicacies from the special ‘walk-in cheese room’ to take home with you at La Fromagerie Bloomsbury. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? TBC 2017



Urban Tea Rooms

In a nutshell: Tea and cake in St James's Market
Where is it? St James's Market, London SW1Y 4SB
Why should you care?
This is the latest addition to the new St James's Market development, an English tea room. It's the second Urban Tea Room and you can expect the usual baked good, hot beverages and a decent afternoon tea. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2017



Dishoom Kensington

In a nutshell: Indian small plates for West London.
Where is it?
Barkers Arcade, Kensington High Street, London, W8 4EP
Why should you care?
Having conquered other areas of town, Dishoom is now heading out west, landing their next small plates restaurant in Kensington. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Tom Kerridge at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower

In a nutshell: Tom Kerridge's first London restaurant
Where is it?
Jumeirah Carlton Hotel, 1 Cadogan Pl, Belgravia, London SW1X 9PY
Why should you care?
Best known for the two Michelin-starred Hand and Flowers as well as a number of TV appearances, Tom Kerridge is finally opening a London restaurant, taking over the spot where the Rib Room used to be. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Din Tai Fung London

In a nutshell: Taiwanese steamed bun powerhouse comes to London
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
The hugely popular Taiwanese dumplig restaurant is coming to London with steamed soup dumplings and lots more... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Quique Dacosta's InPaella

In a nutshell: Quique Dacosta does paella
Where is it?
To be confirmed
Why should you care?
Multiple Michelin-starred Quique Dacosta is coming to the UK. With help from the people behind Iberica, this restaurant will have heaps of traditional paella to sample. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Bluebird White City

In a nutshell: 20 year old Bluebird flies to White City
Where is it?
 89 Wood Lane, London W12 7FA
Why should you care?
Bluebird has been a big hit on the King's Road for 20 years and now they're looking to finally open elsewhere. The first new Bluebird will be in the former home of the BBC in White City. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Winter 2017



Jamie Oliver's Pub

In a nutshell: As it says, Jamie Oliver is opening a pub.
Where is it?
The Fish & Coal Building, Granary Square
Why should you care?
This is Jamie Oliver's next big thing - a canalside pub in King's Cross. The pub will have a roof conservatory and outdoor roof terrace overlooking the Canal while upstairs will be a “creative centre” for the Jamie's empire and there will be a restaurant on the lower level arches. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Dean and Deluca London

In a nutshell: American deli comes to town
Where is it?
117 Mount St, London W1K 3LA
Why should you care?
Dean and Deluca is a very well respected American deli, known best for its outlets in New York. Expect the London store to combine deli, cafe and butcher's all in one. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Sushisamba Covent Garden

In a nutshell: Asian fusion on the balcony
Where is it?
The Opera Terrace Covent Garden, The Piazza, London WC2E 8RF
Why should you care?
Sushisamba are taking over the Opera Terrace at Covent Garden- expect the same mix of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian food as the original (and a big bar too). Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2017



New Ruth Rogers restaurant

In a nutshell: River Café 2, this time in Mayfair
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
This will be the first new restaurant for River Cafe owner Ruth Rogers since the opening of the Hammersmith favourite. It will serve Italian food and will have an open kitchen on the ground floor, similar to the original. However, they're still finalising a location. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Fatty Crab London

In a nutshell: American crab restaurant comes to town
Where is it? TBC
Why should you care?
There are three Fatty Crabs - one in New York's West Village, one in Hong Kong and one in the US Virgin Isles. They're the older, not necessarily wiser, sibling restaurant to the popular Williamsburg barbecue spot Fatty Cue. "Fatty Crab, in all its non-fusion, food-focused glory, is a bone-gnawing, crab-leg-sucking kind of place," said New York magazine when it reviewed it. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017 (TBC)



Dumpy Lynn

In a nutshell: Dumplings in Clerkenwell
Where is it?
82 Goswell Rd, London EC1V 7DB
Why should you care?
From the people behind the Hoxton Hotel and Egg Break, this is a restaurant specialising in dumplings in the heart of Clerkenwell.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017 TBC



Flat Iron King's Cross

In a nutshell: Affordable steak in King's Cross
Where is it?
47-51 Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9BU
Why should you care?
Flat Iron have an avid following around town, with their signature flat iron steaks being one of the best deals in town. This sees them opening in King's Cross.  Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? 2018



The Wellington Hotel

In a nutshell: Robert DeNiro's hosting.
Where is it?
Covent Garden
Why should you care?
Robert DeNiro is becoming a London hotelier, opening this big new hotel in Covent Garden. And it will have two restaurants alongside a deli/cafe. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • New York's NoMad hotel is coming to London.
  • Apparently Simon Parker-Bowles is getting ready to relaunch Greens.
  • Late 2016's biggest meme, Salt Bae, is planning on coming to London.
  • The space that used to hold Hibiscus will be a new restaurant from the people behind Jamavar.
  • Elizabeth Allen, previously head chef at Pidgin, is opening her own place Shibui in 2017.
  • Russell Norman's Mishkin's is making a comeback, this time coming to a space near Bank station.
  • When it opens, the Trellis skyscraper will have London's highest restaurant.
  • The Caprice group are planning a new restaurant on 8-10 North Audley Street.
  • The old US embassy in Mayfair is going to be revamped into a new luxury hotel and restaurant.
  • Richard Caring's Caprice Group has bought a huge space opposite Mayfair's Roka. Expect a new opening there soon.
  • Red Farm, best known for their pacman dumplings, are considering a London opening.
  • Bevis Marks in Aldgate is to become Al Matarello, a restaurant from the Italian company Dr Chiodo.
  • Arbutus is moving to a new location in 2017.
  • Soho House are taking over Kettner's and plan to reinvent it as Kettner's Townhouse in 2017-18.
  • Jose Pizarro is apparently opening another restaurant called Isabella, according to the Times.
  • Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, previously at Astrid Y Gaston, is looking to bring a new restaurant to London similar to Le Mar.
  • San Francisco's Tartine will be coming to London as soon as they find a location.
  • Australian burger joint Charlie & Co is looking for a London venue as is US chain CaliBurger.
  • STK is said to be opening a second restaurant in Canary Wharf and another in the City.
  • Andre Balazs has more or less confirmed that, following the huge success of Chiltern Firehouse, he'll be opening a Standard Hotel in London.
  • Wolfgang Puck will be opening a second restaurant at the Sugar Quay development project.


To find out which noteworthy establishments have just opened their doors, check out our recently-opened new restaurants in London page.

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