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The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen (and its happy hour) is coming to Covent Garden

After a 10 month residency in South Kensington, the oyster experts have found a permanent home in Covent Garden to serve up the shellfish every which way, as well as heaps of British seafood, wine, champagne and a very attractive Happy Hour offer……

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Mei Ume will be the Japanese and Chinese restaurant at Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square

Chefs from Royal China, Saske No Hana and Yauatcha join forces in this Japanese/Chinese restaurant opening at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square…

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Nobu Hotel Shoreditch (plus restaurant) is opening in London

22/5/17 - updated with opening date

What: Nobu Hotel Shoreditch

In a nutshell: Nobu gets a third London restaurant. Oh, and there's a hotel attached. 

Summing it all up: Nobu have opened hotels across the globe, but this is their first European one, right in the heart of Shoreditch. And, of course, that means Shoreditch is getting a Nobu restaurant too.…

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Flat Iron's latest steak emporium comes to Portobello

The growth of Flat Irons in London continues with their latest on Golborne Road. Expect their flat iron steak for a tenner and more...…

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Eighty-Six brings an impressive list of chef residencies to Borough

A new series of chef residencies is coming to Borough Market and we have to admit - the names involved are pretty impressive, it's all about the chefs showcasing what they'd do with their upcoming restaurants.…

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Does Dukes London serve the city's best martinis?

Given how much we, or at least I, love martinis - it's a mystery as to how it took so long to get around to trying those at Dukes. Because, if you didn't know it already, the St James hotel has forged quite the reputation as purveyor of the best in town.

What Dukes has going for it, in spades, is history. It used to be the favoured watering hole of the James Bond creator, Ian Fleming. Legend has…

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Sky Garden launches sunrise breakfast tours

If you've been wondering how to pep up your breakfast (and, frankly, who among us haven't?) we have a suggestion. How about brekkie 35 storeys high as the sun rises over London?

That's the new offering at Sky Garden. Book a sunrise tour and you'll get a chance to roam around the indoor gardens with a guide and then finish up with breakfast as the sun comes up over the City.

As for the actual brea…

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Bite Me Burger Co is Adam Rawson’s new mini-burger restaurant

Try the Duck Me with duck, hoisin and truffle mayo, the Lambtastic with stilton, and The BC with cream cheese aioli and bacon all in one sitting at the Bite Me Burger Co, Adam Rawson’s new mini-burger brand.…

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Crosstown launch vegan doughnuts and a new bar in Victoria

Crosstown's latest creation is with us today and it's something that will make the growing vegan community very pleased indeed. They're finishing off the vegetarian week by launching their own vegan doughnut range. 

Each week, there will be a new vegan flavour at all Crosstowns. Starting with the first three weekends, expect the chocolate truffle ring - vegan sourdough with a dark chocolate ganac…

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Gezellig pop-up with Carousel offers a preview of what's to come

Comfort food, loads of wine pairings (with plenty by the glass), and something known as the Holy Trinity of Pig Snacks, Gezellig formula is the winning antidote to grey skies, and moods. Expect szechuan duck and a cheese and lamb fat toastie and old school wines from classic regions.…

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Test Driving Madame D's - Himalayan heat in the City

The people behind the very popular City Indian restaurant Gunpowder have launched a follow-up. We take a look.…

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The Trafalgar hotel relaunches as The Trafalgar St James with a super central rooftop bar - and views - to Westminster

Overlooking the famous London landmark, the Trafalgar St. James is well placed to offer a luxurious rooftop drink or two at its Vista bar, with British food available in its restaurant.…

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Piebury Corner is opening a pie deli in King's Cross

17/5/17 - updated with exclusive soft launch news. 

What: Piebury Corner King's Cross

In a nutshell: Top notch pie and mash in King's Cross.

Summing it all up: Famed pie sellers Piebury Corner are opening a new pie shop and deli to serve up some of the best pies in town, alongside mash and roast potatoes and all washed down with craft beer. It's a much bigger spot than the original too.…

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