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Test Driving Parabola - the Design Museum gets a rolling-residency restaurant

We head to the new Kensington Design Museum to see what Prescott and Conran are cooking up in the restaurant.

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Rail House Cafe comes to Nova Victoria from the people behind Riding House Cafe

9/2/16 - updated with soft launch details

As the new openings at Victoria's Nova come towards us in a wave, we've more news about another. This time, it's from the same people behind Riding House Cafe, who are opening the similarly monikered Rail House Cafe.

This new place is considerably larger that Riding House or Village East (which is also run by the same company). Seating 330 (which includes…

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Wright Brothers brings seafood to Battersea Power Station

What: Wright Brothers Battersea

In a nutshell: Seafood, oysters and more at the Power station.

Summing it all up: 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.…

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Bill Granger is bringing Granger and Co to Chelsea's Pavilion Road

What: Granger & Co

In a nutshell: Aussie all-day spot

Summing it all up: Bill Granger brings his all day Aussie cafe to the Pavilion Road development in Chelsea…

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Traditional Japanese dining in Shoreditch with Sanjugo London

What: Sanjugo London

In a nutshell: Traditional Japanese food in in Shoreditch

Summing it all up: Shoreditch's newest Japanese restaurant has plenty of familiar favourites, from sushi to tempura, and includes some more exotic items, like baby octopus and sparkling sake.…

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Camden Market’s best grub now available for lunchtime delivery

If you’re one of those smug office workers who cleverly orders in a hot lunch and makes everyone with a mere sandwich feel jealous, then you’re about to strike gold - Deliveroo has just teamed up with KERB Camden Market to offer lunchtime-only deliveries.

That means for as little as £6.50 (it’s £1.50 for delivery and £5 minimum spend), you could find yourself tucking into some of London’s top str…

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Lassco Bar and Dining opens on Maltby Street

What: LASSCO Bar and Dining

In a nutshell: Seasonal cuisine and cocktails on Maltby Street from the duo behind the Coal Vaults.

Summing it all up: Prix fixe ingredient-led dining among the salvaged architecture of Ropewalk warehouse, and a bar with cocktails that’ll complement the food and school you in local history at the same time.…

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What restaurants are going in the new Battersea Power Station?

Updated 7/2/17 with more new openings

So this is actually happening. If you've lived in London as long as we have, there have been SO many ambitious plans put forward for Battersea Power Station that haven't made it off the drawing board.

But now the regeneration of one of the city's most iconic landmarks is properly underway and we've just got word on what's being planned, food and drink wise, i…

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Tattoos and tablecloths - a happy marriage as we Test Drive Launceston Place

Kensington classic Launceston Place gets a hot new chef in Ben Murphy. We see how he's changed the place…

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Monica Galetti is opening Mere restaurant on Charlotte Street

06/02/17 - Updated with opening date and menu details

She's currently best known as a MasterChef Professionals judge and before that, Monica Galetti was the senior sous chef at Le Gavroche, where she'd been for 2 years. Next up is her own restaurant called Mere in Fitzrovia.

Here's what we know:

  • It's a joint production between Monica Galetti and her sommelier husband David Galetti - so you can e…

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Dandelyan at Mondrian London announces new menu ‘The Vices of Botany’

Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan) is one of the busiest personalities in the London bar scene and we’re constantly impressed by the innovative and thoughtful approach he brings to drinks and cocktails. We’re pleased to see this creativity continue this month with the launch of a brand new menu at the award-winning Dandelyan bar in the Mondrian London.

The fourth menu from Ryan entitled 'The Vices…

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Shake Shack comes to Victoria with burgers and a Cocoa Beer Float

The huge Nova complex in Victoria is entering its final stages now, and it's clearly bringing a HUGE change to the area (and we say this from experience, having worked there in the past). And the latest to open the doors will be the next burger outlet from Shake Shack. 

You can expect the usual burgers, shakes, dogs and concretes from the latest Shack, and they're alos teaming up with Mast Brothe…

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Tom Simmons brings Welsh heritage cuisine to Tower Bridge

What: Tom Simmons, Tower Bridge

In a nutshell: Welsh heritage cuisine with French and English influences

Summing it all up: One Tower Bridge will be the home of this new restaurant from Tom Simmons, ex-MasterChef runner-up, who'll be dishing up Welsh cuisine from breakfast to dinner.…

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The Sunday Times says London is home to 37 of the best restaurants in the UK

As we're more than aware of here at Hot Dinners, we're spoiled for choice by the massive range of quality restaurants London has to offer. It's something that The Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants judging panel has noticed as well, and this year the capital is a delighted home to 37 of the best restaurants in the country. It's quite a change from 2012, when only two made the list.

17 of the restau…

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