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New dishes in London's restaurants for JanuaryA gorgeous gallery of pictures showing what London's chefs have just added to their menus

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Bones rotisserie restaurant opens on Kingsland Road

We were all buzzing earlier this week about new Kensington opening Dirty Bones. However another skeletally-monikered restaurant has also flung open its doors this week. Opening VERY under the radar this week in Hoxton is new rotisserie spot Bones on Kingsland Road. A quick squizz at their menu shows however, that they're way more than just a chicken joint.

It's been opened by the people who run Th…

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Bob's Lobster goes indoors for winter with Bob's & Co

Their van has already been a huge success, but now that the days are a wee bit colder, Bob's Lobster have come indoors for the winter, setting up a residency at the Rising Sun pub in St Paul's (which was previously home to Carl Clarke's Disco Bistro).

They're taking advantage of the extra space inside to expand the lobster menu to encompass all manner of meaty and fishy delights. The menu is going…

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Sam's Brasserie in Chiswick comes up with 5:2 diet menu

Well it was only a matter of time before an enterprising restaurateur decided to get in on the popularity of the 5:2 diet. Sam Harrison from Sam's Brasserie in Chiswick has come up with an ultra low calorie-counted menu for anyone who would still like to eat out on one of their fast days.

The menu is available as an express lunch or earlybird dinner. We've seen a sample menu which features the fol…

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Dirty Bones brings hot dogs and cocktails to Kensington Church Street

Up until now a look at new openings in London over the past year would reveal a distinct East/West divide in terms of the type of establishment. To the West, there be gastropubs, salad spots and art gallery restaurants, to the East, a land of Korean pop-ups and dude food joints. But now Kensington is fighting back with the opening of Dirty Bones this week.

Sounding like a mash up between Dirty Bur…

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Greenhouse in Mayfair awarded four AA rosettes

It's not just Hollywood where the awards season has kicked off this week - here in the UK, the AA Guide has just announced its new rosettes. Just one restaurant in the UK rose to four (out of five) rosettes - The Greenhouse in Mayfair.

The news marks a leap of one rosette for the Greenhouse and a notable success for Bignon who joined the restaurant in 2012. Now his restaurant joins the ranks of Re…

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The Brackenbury returns to Hammersmith as a brand new neighbourhood restaurant

Twitter was abuzz before Christmas about the return from the ashes of a beloved neighbourhood favourite in Hammersmith, The Brackenbury. Much like the recent-ish return of another London favourite, The Quality Chop House, this sees the restaurant re-open in name only but it's a brand new venture otherwise.

Behind the reopening is Ossie Gray, who used to be the General Manager of River Cafe who's g…

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Details revealed for £15m Biblioteka restaurant in St James

There's nothing like an exuberant, budget-no-issue, new restaurant project to get us excited. So when news broke earlier this week that Leonid Shutov, the restaurateur behind the never-knowingly-understated Bob Bob Ricard was planning a huge new place in St James you can bet we were all over it.

Biblioteka will be a £15 million, 17,000 square foot restaurant with a number of private dining rooms a…

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Michelin-starred chef Alyn Williams teams up with Clockjack Oven

Alyn Williams is best known for his fine dining restaurant at The Westbury Hotel in Mayfair, but since December he's also been consulting on the menu at rotisserie joint Clockjack Oven in Piccadilly.

Now the first fruit of that relationship has hit the menus there - a Rooster Booster superfood salad. Costing £8.95 it's a combo of rotisserie roasted chicken, blanched broccoli, baby spinach and pump…

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The Rib Man, Grillstock and more come to the Blues Kitchen's Rib Festival

London’s taste for BBQ and grilled food appears to be unstoppable. So it can only be a good thing that The Blues Kitchen in Camden is planning a series of pop-up events as part of the Rib Festival to bring BBQ food to hungry diners throughout January and February.

The American diner will be taken over by BBQ legends from across the country on Mondays throughout January and February for “rib nights…

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