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James Cochran N1 is coming to Islington's Angel Central

Following up from the success of James Cochran EC3, the chef is bringing his N1 incarnation to Islington's Angel Central. …

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Little Social's Canadian pop-up returns

Jason Atherton's Little Social transforms into a Canadian lodge serving poutine, tourtière and nanaimo bar.…

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Bloomberg Arcade brings a new Koya, Brigadiers from the people behind Gymkhana and more

We've had a lot of food quarters opening up all over town of late, from Broadgate to King's Cross to Nova in Victoria. Now another is on the way to Bloomberg's new London hub and they've lined up some pretty special new restaurants. And it's all bang in the centre of the City too.

There will be ten new restaurants in all - under a "covered pedestrian arcade" and Bloomberg's own Richard Vines has…

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Hong Kong’s Serge et Le Phoque comes to London with The Mandrake hotel

After enjoying Michelin-starred success in Hong Kong, two of the chefs behind Serge et Le Phoque are bringing their ingredient-led French cuisine to London, including their signature scallop with anchovy and fried leek root.…

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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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Taka brings authentic Japanese to Shepherd Market

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... …

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Cucina Rustica will be next to pop up in King & Co, plus Crafty Pies and Vibrant Forest

If you hear the word ‘pop-up’ and ‘Clapham’ in the same sentence, it’s reasonably safe to assume the next ones are be ‘King & Co’, Clapham Park Road’s stalwart boozer and host to seemingly non-stop kitchen residencies. New for August, to squeeze out even more of those much needed summery vibes, there’s a Sicilian residency on the way from Cucina Rustica, who’ll bringing with them all the sund…

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Cub is Mr Lyan's new boundary-pushing low-waste cocktail bar and restaurant in Hoxton

“We want to keep pushing boundaries,” said Mr Lyan about his new concept bar and restaurant. No problem there then - his new restaurant uses very (and we do mean *very*) creative ingredients in a special all-in-one kitchen and bar, reducing waste and keeping guests on their toes. Expect ambergris, Japanese knotweed and smoked compost carrot on the weekly changing menu.…

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 Tacos meet Norway in Breddos' latest collaboration with Oslo’s Pjoltergeist

Breddos, Old Street’s now-legendary taco slingers, are continuing to nail it with their ongoing series of collaborations with the announcement they’ll be joining forces with Oslo’s Pjoltergeist.

The Scandi restaurant, which is famed for atmospheric, dive-bar-esque interior and Asian-Mexican-Norwegian fusion menu will be stopping in to Breddos for an all-day taco and mezcal party. That'll be follo…

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The George & Dragon in Fitzrovia brings The Truscott Arms' chef Aidan McGee back to the kitchen

Irish chef who made a name for himself at the late lamented Truscott Arms is back cooking at another London pub…

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Peckham Rye's Coal Rooms will have meat, coffee and a coffee-cured bacon sandwich

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……

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Wine & Rind bring Breville cheese toasties to St Pancras

If you’ve got a dusty toastie machine shoved behind your pots and pans that you STILL can’t quite bring yourself to get rid of, then here’s one for you - a residency from a Tottenham cheesemonger is coming to St Pancras, and the whole thing’s going to revolve around the classic Breville toasted sandwich maker.

The residency will be led by Wine & Rind’s Holly Chaves, a cheesemonger with a chee…

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Thai tapas as Giggling Squid come to London in Wimbledon Village

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.…

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Island Poke heads for the City

Whether you call it poke or Poké and there's a LOT of debate about that, the fact is Londoners are getting a lot of new places serving up this Hawaiian dish. 

Opening today in the City is a second restaurant for Island Poké. They've got a few new things to add to the menu for the City branch - namely Poké Nachos, Poké Tacos and a special bowl from Yum Bun founder Lisa Meyer on for the whole…

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