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Black Friday restaurant and pub offers in London for 2017

Who doesn't love a bargain? We're rounded up the best Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) food and drink deals in London for you.

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Kultured pops up in Soho with fermented cocktails and kimcheese bagels

For a while there, fermented drinks, food, and just about everything was all the rage. And then there was a brief lull. Perhaps to make way for other, slightly less bacterial trends.

Now, here comes Kultured to make us fall in love with tangy, probiotic-laden food and drink all over again, with their fancy, townhouse-based pop-up bar in Soho.

Operating out of Great Windmill Street, they'll be ble…

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Antipodea opens their newest Aussie brasserie in Richmond

Turkish brunch (with optional vegemite) in the morning, or Korean chicken cooked in a wood fired oven in the evening, and steaks and lobsters too - if you’re after seriously global flavours then Antipodea's latest spot will be just the job.…

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Covent Garden's Baileys pop-up has edible glitter, chocolate reindeer and custom drinks

Baileys lovers, 'tis the season to be jolly as you're getting your own festive pop-up in Covent Garden, with customisable drinks, Baileys desserts and chocolate reindeer.

If you, much like us, can't simply can't get enough creamy booze goodness as soon as it hits December, then you'll be wanting to get yourself down to the new 'Baileys Treat Shop' stat.

There, you'll be invited to curate your own…

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Boxpark is coming to Wembley Park

23/11/17 - updated with more planning info

Hello Wembley! No, not the words out of the mouth of the next star to play at Wembley Stadium but the greeting from all the food traders hitting London for the biggest Boxpark EVER. 

They're already well established in Shoreditch and Croydon and now they're heading north-west as the latest Boxpark will be at Wembley Park. 

Planning permission i…

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Ben’s Canteen is bringing turkey burgers and bacon roasties to Battersea Power Station

What’s a 'winter burger' when it’s at home? When it’s made with brined turkey, ham and buttered brussels sprouts.

It's part of south London restaurant Ben’s Canteen’s new 'Winter Burger & Brunch' shack pop-up, which will be temporarily setting up in Battersea Power Station for the season.

They’ll be slinging several of your usual burgers, including a classic cheese and a veggie alternative, b…

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The Hour Glass in Kensington gets a new chef and a produce-led menu

We've always rather liked The Hour Glass - it's been something of an oasis in Kensington for us. And now it's all change, as a new head chef is shepherding in a brand new menu.

New in charge of the kitchen is Sean Marsh, whose background includes Mugaritz in Spain and St. John.

The chef himself says "My approach to the menu is one that is ingredient-driven and pared back. The quality of produce b…

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Rock and roll at Stoke Newington's new 50s pub Be-Bop-A-Lula

If you love puns, the 50s, and American diner food via Stoke Newington, then get down to Be-Bop-A-Lula, a new watering hole from the team behind very respected pub The Alma.…

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Yo! Sushi pops up with Japanese afternoon tea at Selfridges

It's not often we see a high street conveyer belt sushi chain taking on afternoon tea in upmarket department stores, but now Yo! Sushi has plans to do just that.

They'll be reimagining the traditional cream tea dinner with a lot less cream and a lot more fish - sashimi, seared sushi and tempura nori nachos will all make an appearance, plus salmon caviar draped in edible gold "for that extra Chris…

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Locally focused, globally flavoured: Here arrives in Crouch End

Global flavours, local ingredients, vegan and gluten-free options, and a separate brunch menu means that Here’s got all the makings of a perfect Crouch End neighbourhood joint.…

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Linden Stores wine shop and restaurant comes to Highbury

Taking over the spot vacated by Prawn on the Lawn, this is a new wine shop and restaurant in Islington - run by half of both Oklava and Boustead & Bidois.…

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Temakinho Brazilian Japanese fusion restaurant is the latest addition to One Tower Bridge

A Brazilian-Japanese fusion restaurant chain founded in Italy is expanding, opening its second London restaurant at the new One Tower Bridge development…

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Test Driving Santo Remedio Mk 2 - the authentic Mexican restaurant is resurrected in Bermondsey

One of London's best Mexican restaurants has been revived at a new Bermondsey location. We head down to see what's new at Santo Remedio.…

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NYC’s hip vegan chain By Chloe. is coming to London in Covent Garden

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.…

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