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Recent restaurant closures in London

Here at Hot Dinners we mainly focus on the hottest restaurants in town, as well as new openings. But the London restaurant scene is ever-changing and that means some restaurants fall to the wayside. With that in mind, we're keeping track of the notable restaurants that London has lost over the past year.


January 2020

Brick House Bread bakery in Peckham closed, but it's to be replaced with Larry's (from the people behind Levan). 

Lamberts, neighbourhood restaurant in Balham closed. 

Moio in Stoke Newington closed, but they hope to be back in some form.


December 2019

Hix Soho - Mark Hix's restaurant was 10 years old. 

Kyseri closed in Fitzrovia - but it's being replaced by Oklava bakery and Wine from the same team.

Roe, seafood restaurant in Brixton shut up its container at Pop Brixton.


October 2019

Yen - formerly serving up soba noodles (via Paris) closed just off The Strand

Duddell's served up the last of its goldfish-shaped dumplings in London Bridge. 

Rambla in Soho closed - but it's transformed into SO LA, a Californian-inspired restaurant from the same chef, Victor Garvey. 


September 2019

Picture and Picture Marylebone - both restaurants in the group closed after six years of trading. 


November 2019

Breddos taco bar in Soho closed - it's been replaced by a Patty & Bun burger bar. 


August 2019

Claw closed its Soho restaurant, but they live on, serving up seafood in Seven Dials Market

Bellanger - the Corbin and King team closed its Islington Alsace restaurant. 


July 2019

Monty's Deli shut its Hoxton restaurant. You can still pick up their amazing reuben sandwiches and more at various Market Halls.

The Providores - the hugely influential restaurant from Peter Gordon closed the doos in Marylebone after 18 years. 


June 2019

Great Queen Street in Covent Garden closed. The same group's other pubs, The Anchor and Hope and the Canton Arms live on. 

Pitt Cue - the restaurant (and truck) which kicked off the barbecue revolution in London closed its City restaurant. 

Stem - Mark Jarvis (Anglo) closed his Mayfair restaurant. 

The Palmerston - the hugely popular East Dulwich restaurant closed after its lease wasn't renewed. 

Social Wine and Tapas - Jason Atherton shut his Marylebone restaurant. 


May 2019

Jamie Oliver's restaurant empire collapsed, taking with it 26 restaurants. Quite a few of them in London have since been replaced (Barbecoa is now The Ivy Asia). 


February 2019

Asia de Cuba closed in the St Martin's Lane hotel after 20 years. It's been replaced by The St Martin's Lane Kitchen.  

Londrino - Leandro Carreira's Bermondsey restaurant closed. It's since been replaced by Trivet. 


But - lots of restaurants have opened too... 

There may be closures, but there are many new and upcoming restaurants in London. To keep up, make sure you bookmark our New London Restaurants and Upcoming London Restaurants pages. 


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