London restaurants opening soon

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 September 2017...

Villa Mama's

In a nutshell: Traditional Bahraini food in Chelsea.
Where is it? 25-27 Elystan Street, Chelsea, London SW3 3NT
Why should you care?
After a successful first opening in her home country, Bahraini chef Roaya is now opening the second branch of Villa Mama’s all the way over in London. Step in for a breakfast flatbread with homemade yoghurt in their terracotta-lined courtyard, try a plum cocktail on the al fresco terrace or order far too much from their Mezzeh sharing plates menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 25 September



Yamabahçe

In a nutshell: Alan Yau does Pide
Where is it? 35 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HG
Why should you care?
Following Babaji Pide, Alan Yau is back at it again with this pide-centric (Turkish flatbread) restaurant. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 26 September 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? 27 September 2017



POWDERKEG

In a nutshell: Former Opera tavern chef in Battersea
Where is it?
147 St John's Hill, London SW11 1TQ
Why should you care?
Battersea favourite Powder Keg Diplomacy is being reborn as POWDERKEG. And with the new look and name they're also getting former Opera Tavern chef Ben Mulock in the kitchen for some Spanish/Italian grill dishes. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 29 September 2017



MAM

In a nutshell: Notting Hill Vietnamese
Where is it?
16 All Saints Rd, London, W11 1HH
Why should you care?
Colin Tu is branching out from his North and East London Salvation in Noodles restaurants with a new Vietnamese restaurant in Notting Hill. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 29 September 2017



Gul and Sepoy

In a nutshell: Gunpowder guys showcase the Indian continent in Spitalfields
Where is it?
65 Commercial Street, London E1 6BD
Why should you care?
The team behind Gunpowder and Madame D expand with their third restaurant exploring the breadth of Indian cooking. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 30 September 2017 (Soft launch)



Truscott Arms

In a nutshell: Gastropub roasts with a French influence
Where is it?
55 Shirland Rd, London W9 2JD
Why should you care?
It was a tragic day when The Truscott Arms was forced to close, and not just for lovers of its famous roasts. Now, the upmarket boozer is back to great fanfare, and not least of all because the former head chef of top Kensington French restaurant Racine will be leading the charge… Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Taka

In a nutshell: Authentic japanese food and drink from Tokyo-trained chefs.
Where is it? 18 Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QH
Why should you care?
Shepherd Market, Mayfair's charming 18th century square, has yet another good place to eat and drink thanks to  the arrival of Taka, a Tokyo-born restaurant and cocktail bar with tataki, tempura, and other traditional cuisine on offer, plus sake cocktails in the basement bar, if you can squeeze yourself in... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Southam Street

In a nutshell: The 108 Garage team's three story Notting Hill follow-up.
Where is it?
36 Golborne Road, London W10 5PR
Why should you care?
With the success of 108 Garage behind them, the same team are opening Southam Street. This is a three storey place taking in a grill, raw bar and champagne bar too. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



By Chloe.

In a nutshell: Trendy vegan food from across the pond
Where is it? Covent Garden - exact address TBC
Why should you care?
Everything about By Chloe. screams NYC cool, from the full stop in its name to its determination to call itself ‘plant-based’ instead of just plain vegan. But aside from that, there’s more than enough to draw in animal-loving punters - from its super central Covent Garden location to its vegan mac and cheese and quinoa taco salad. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Bloomberg Arcade

In a nutshell: New restaurants for the City
Where is it?
3 Queen Victoria St, London EC2R
Why should you care?
The new European headquarters for Bloomberg is bringing with it a LOT of new restaurants including a new Koya, the latest from the people behind Gymkhana, Bleecker and more...  Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Vinoteca City

In a nutshell: Popular Wine bar sets up in the City
Where is it?
3 Queen Victoria St, London EC2R
Why should you care?
Thirsty City workers can avail of a hefty wine list at Vinoteca’s newest location, nestled between the two Bloomberg buildings. There’ll be a central bar, a mezzanine, and even the option to wine and dine alfresco, if the weather cooperates… Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Red Farm

In a nutshell: NYC dumplings in London. 
Where is it?
9 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ
Why should you care?
The people behind Pac Man dumplings are coming to London. Expect a modern take on Chinese dim sum with a few NYC influences too.  Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Mr White’s English Chophouse

In a nutshell: Fine, pricey cuts of meat from celeb chef Marco-Pierre White
Where is it?
103-107 New Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1HJ
Why should you care?
Whitechapel is set to get a trendy new hotel by the name of the New Road Hotel, that’s going to have a flash new restaurant built in which will have chef/entrepreneur/TV star Marco-Pierre White looking after the food. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? September 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? September 2017



Opening October 2017...

Pastaio

In a nutshell: Fresh pastas and Italian cocktail slushies from Stevie Parle
Where is it?
19 Ganton St, London W1F 7BU
Why should you care?
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… Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2 October 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? 2 October 2017



Caravan City

In a nutshell: Caravan meets Bloomberg
Where is it?
Bloomberg Arcade, 3 Queen Victoria St, London EC2R
Why should you care?
This is the latest Caravan to come to London. Part of Bloomberg Arcade, it's bringing new dishes and a brand new brunch menu along with it. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2 October 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? 4 October 2017



Rochelle Canteen at the ICA

In a nutshell: Chefs' favourite spot gets a sibling.
Where is it?
The ICA, The Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AH
Why should you care?
Popular east London spot Rochelle Canteen from Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold is going all central. Expect similar style food. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 10 October 2017



Inigo

In a nutshell: Sushi hand rolls, Aussie-style
Where is it?
Great Windmill Street, Soho, City of Westminster, London W1D
Why should you care?
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. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 11 October 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? 7 October 2017 (Soft launch with 50% off food until 10 Oct)



Pufferfish at Mahiki Kensington

In a nutshell: Mahiki goes west and adds a new restaurant.
Where is it?
Mahiki Kensington, 2A Kensington High Street, London W8 4PT
Why should you care?
Central London's legendary nightclub Mahiki is getting a sister venue in Kensington, with a Polynesian-themed restaurant inside called Pufferfish. But will its tableside-seared salmon, champagne-topped treasure chests and tropical cocktails reel in the celebs like its Mayfair branch? Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 27 October 2017



Megan's

In a nutshell: Dog-friendly Megan's heads to Parson's Green
Where is it?
Unit B, 57-69 Parsons Green Lane, SW6 4JA
Why should you care?
Children and dogs are equally welcome at Megan's new spot on Parson's Green Lane, a quaint little fairy-lit restaurant that'll be serving all day brunches, coffees and sourdough pizzas. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Late October 2017



Peckham Levels

In a nutshell: Peckham's car park gets a lot more food and drink
Where is it?
95a Rye Lane, London SE15 4TG
Why should you care?
Peckham’s multi-storey car park is about to get a massive facelift when it becomes Peckham Levels, a new local hub that’ll be using two of its 10 storeys as a new home for seven vendors serving up local street food, a cafe, and two new bars like Made of Dough’s Lady Godiva. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Doughnut Time

In a nutshell: Aussie doughnut chain hits London
Where is it?
96 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5EB
Why should you care?
Popular Australian doughnut company is on the move and the first of a UK rollout will be its store on Shaftesbury Avenue. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Giggling Squid

In a nutshell: Successful UK Thai restaurant comes to London.
Where is it?
Wimbledon Village, London SW19 5EQ
Why should you care?
After a more-than-successful run opening new restaurants up and down the country, Giggling Squid have finally taken the plunge in the capital by deciding to open a branch in South West London, bringing with them lots of traditional Thai flavours, plus a separate vegetarian and children’s menu. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 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



Claw

In a nutshell: Crab and a lot more in Carnaby
Where is it?
21 Kingly St, Soho, London W1B 5QA
Why should you care?
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... 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



The Drunken Butler

In a nutshell: A mix of French, Persian and Korean cuisine.
Where is it?
20 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4SX
Why should you care?
Yuma Hashemi has been all over, from Portugal to San Francisco. Now he’s opened his first ever solo restaurant in London. It’ll be loosely French themed, with a Persian and Korean twist, and you can expect to see more than a bit of preserving and fermenting... Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October/November 2017



The Pilgrm

In a nutshell: International plates and a late night menu in Paddington.
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? October 2017



Opening in November

The Listing

In a nutshell: Swanky cocktails and all day dining
Where is it?
Cannon Green, 27 Bush Lane, London EC4R 0AA
Why should you care?
The Listing is the latest offering (the 22nd, in fact) from the Drake & Morgan group, which is also behind City favourite The Anthologist. It looks to continue things in a similar vein, with a luxuriously decked out interior, all day dining, and a cocktails list that include hot toddies... Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 6 November 2017



Passo

In a nutshell: All-day authentic Italian 
Where is it?
80 City Road, London EC1Y 2AS
Why should you care?
The team behind Foleys and the Rum Bar are heading to Old Street where they’re opening a pretty sizeable new restaurant, which will be serving Italian-via-LA cuisine from 7am to midnight all week long. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? November 2017



CHIK'N

In a nutshell: Ethical fried chicken in Islington
Where is it?
62 Upper St, London N1 0NY
Why should you care?
The first CHIK’N was such a huge hit that they're already getting ready to open another. From the same people behind Chick n Sours, this sees them expanding their fast food operation. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? November 2017



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? November 2017



The Good Egg Soho

In a nutshell: Popular Stokie brunch spot heads up West
Where is it?
Unit G9, Kingly Court, Carnaby St, Carnaby, W1B 5PW
Why should you care?
Expect great brunches and a whole lot of babka as the boys behind N16's Israeli/Canadian cafe expand to the melting pot of Kingly Court. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? November 2017



Londrino

In a nutshell: Leandro Carreira's solo venture
Where is it?
36 Snowsfields Yard, London SE1 3QQ
Why should you care?
One of London's most prolific and popular pop-up chefs is finally settling down and opening a permanent restaurant in the Snowsfields Yard development in London Bridge. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? November 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? November 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? November 2017



Opening in December

The Ivy Cafe Blackheath

In a nutshell: Contemporary all-day British food
Where is it?
16-18 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath, London SE3 0TA
Why should you care?
Another smart-yet-relaxed cafe from London’s famously exclusive upmarket The Ivy. Expect a lavish menu of classic British food, a gorgeous interior and covetable terrace seating overlooking Greenwich Park. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? December 2017



Also opening in 2017 (dates to come)

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? Autumn 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? Autumn 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? Autumn 2017



Aulis

In a nutshell: Simon Rogan's experimental kitchen
Where is it?
Central London
Why should you care?
In advance of the much-anticipated return of Roganic, Simon Rogan's Aulis sets up a new spot in London. It's an intimate 8-seater space that lets you preview food before it hits his restaurants. 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



Caravan Fitzrovia

In a nutshell: Caravan goes central
Where is it?
152–156 Great Portland St Fitzrovia, London W1W 6AJ
Why should you care?
There's another new Caravan on the way - this time On Great Portland Street. Expect coffee and brunch aplenty. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Dynamo Balham

In a nutshell: Hearty food and drink for cyclists
Where is it?
16 - 18 Ritherdon Road, London SW17 8QD
Why should you care?
Very good news for South London bike lovers - the ever popular Putney cycle caf Dynamo has branched out to Balham, bringing its range of hearty food, cold drinks, coffees and to the cycling community. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Santa Maria Fitzrovia

In a nutshell: Top pizza joint goes central
Where is it?
160 New Cavendish St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6YR
Why should you care?
“Quality and quantity at honest prices” is Santa Maria’s motto, something they apply to all their affordable, authentic and outright delicious pizzas, which have earned them plenty of accolades and awards since opening in Ealing in 2010, and later in Chelsea. Now they’re finally making the move to Central London, and boy are we ever excited… Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Late 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



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



Coming in 2018

Bob Bob Cité

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. Plus it'll have Eric Chafot in charge of the food. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? January 2018



Feast Canteen

In a nutshell: Top rotating restaurants in a new food hall
Where is it?
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V
Why should you care?
Hammersmith shopping complex Kings Mall gets a lot more exciting with the arrival of Feast Canteen, a serious new food court from the Pergola crew that’ll be hosting popular names from the London restaurant world, doing sit in, take out and yes, even Deliveroo. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? January 2018



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? Deli open now - restaurants March 2018



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



Wool Yard

In a nutshell: Pop Brixton, but in Woolwich
Where is it?
Woolwich Town Centre
Why should you care?
If you're a fan of Pop Brixton, then this news will definitely be of interest. The man behind that success story, Carl Turner, has turned his sights on Woolwich where he plans to open a follow-up Wool Yard. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Mamarosa

In a nutshell: Barcelona beach restaurant comes to Shoreditch
Where is it?
Shoreditch Village
Why should you care?
The Barcelona beach restaurant Mamarosa migrates to the new Shoreditch Village space. Expect a mix of Mediterranean and Italian cuisine (but no beach views). Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Chucs in Harrods

In a nutshell: Harrods gets a new in-store restaurant
Where is it?
Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL
Why should you care?
As part of Harrods overhaul of its Fine Watch department the store is opening up a Chucs so you can contemplate your most recent timepiece purchase over a plate of pasta or a negroni. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 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

  • Caprice (the people behind the Ivy) have taken over the site of what used to be Grain Store in King's Cross.
  • The next Kricket is coming to the redeveloped ex-BBC studios at White City.
  • 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 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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