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Vegan woodfired pizzeria Purezza is opening in Camden

Brighton vegan pizza restaurant Purezza is expanding to London and opening its second restaurant in Camden

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Hicce will be the new restaurant from former Murano Head Chef Pip Lacey

Pip Lacey, the former head chef at Murano (and who you may also know from 2017’s Great British Menu) is the brains behind Hicce, a new restaurant with wood-fired food that'll be brimming with British flavours.…

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Hawksmoor Spitalfields is getting a big refurb

If you had plans to break any post-Christmas diet with a trip to Hawksmoor's original restaurant in Spitalfields - you'll have to delay that blowout for just a short while. The restaurant has just announced that it's closing 1 January for a complete refurb (bet THAT'LL be a good place for a New Year's Eve party!). 

Expect a brand new look and a new menu when they return. As co-owner Will Bec…

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Parsons is the next restaurant from The Ten Cases in Covent Garden

The Ten Cases is growing again - this time across the road, where they're opening a restaurant that's all about seafood.…

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Leandro Carreira is opening Londrino restaurant at London Bridge

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…

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Julien Imbert takes charge as Le Pont de la Tour’s new head chef

Le Pont de la Tour is getting a new head chef - Julien Imbert who’s clocked up experience at some very famous London institutions, including Sketch, Dinner by Heston, Berners Tavern and most recently as Head Chef at Jason Atherton’s City Social.

He'll also be bringing to the table two years of butchery experience and his Toulouse background, which translate to French classics with plenty of meat-…

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Koba chef launches two-storey Korean-inspired Mee Market in Soho

A new, two-storey Korean food hub arrives in Soho from the chef behind Koba and On the Bab, who'll not only be bringing several signature dishes from her other restaurants, but a retail section for all your home cooking needs, a separate salad bar with Korean poke rice, and a very interesting sounding rice dispenser...…

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Patty & Bun and Flat Iron team up for the Iron Patty

At the moment you'll find rather a lot of Christmas specials on London menus but every so often there's another special that we just have to draw your attention to. And it usually involves burgers. 

This time it's a team-up between Patty & Bun and Flat Iron who have created this - The Iron Patty. It's a Galloway mince beef patty, roscoff onions, fontina ‘goo’, drippin…

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Test Driving Duddell's In London Bridge - the Hong Kong restaurant comes to town

Originally hailing from Hong Kong where it's picked up a loyal following, big things are expected from Duddell's in London. We head over to its Grade II listed building to find out what you should expect. …

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McCain’s Roastaurant pops up in Brick Lane with 6m sq tray of roast spuds

We confess, when we first heard that lord of the oven chips McCain was running a pop-up, we didn’t quite know what to expect. Southern fries butties? Truffled oven chip mash? Spicy wedges dauphinoise?!

Instead, the frozen food brand has chosen to focus on roasts, offering “the choice of over 100,000 possible roast combinations” in something that sounds not too far off a Toby Carvery.

To…

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KERB announces its first permanent venue in Camden, KERB Counter

KERB tries something new with their first Counter, a place where they’ll be mixing cocktails paired to your street food, serving snacks, throwing events and hosting regular vendor takeovers.…

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MeatUp is coming to Chelsea with a build-your-own-burgers pop-up (including a Kinder Egg topping)

They've been in Wandsworth for a year, but now MeatUp are bringing their burgers to Chelsea with their Build Your Own Burger pop up. 

So - what can you expect from these custom burgers? First, you'll be able to choose how you want the burger cooked - and they'll be allowing rare as an option - then you can choose your bun: a milk bun, a black charcoal bun or a festive red beetroot bun. As fo…

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Duddell's arrives in London Bridge with Michelin-starred dim sum

After setting down roots 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. …

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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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