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Upcoming London restaurants - hot new openings coming soon

The only list where you'll find news of ALL of the new London restaurants coming to the capital. The only list you'll ever need. We update this page all the time, so always check back for the latest info.

 

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Coming Soon list

November 2021

The George

In a nutshell: Fitzrovia pub gets a big revamp
Where is it?
55 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7LQ
Why should you care?
The people who brought us The Cadogan Arms - JKS (Gymkhana, Hoppers), James Knappett (Kitchen Table) and publican Dominic Jacobs (The Running Horse) are back with a new pub. It's all about English grub downstairs with a James Knappett restaurant upstairs later on. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 25 November 2021

 

Carmel

In a nutshell: Berber & Q goes west
Where is it?
Lonsdale Road, Queen’s Park NW6 6RR
Why should you care?
The team behind Berber & Q are coming to Queen's Park. Carmel will be both a bit of a departure from what came before, but still with a touch of inspiration from North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 25 November 2021

 

Wood & Water

In a nutshell: All change at Three Little Birds in Brixton
Where is it?
412 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF
Why should you care?
It's long been a popular spot in Brixton for Jamaican tapas and boozy brunches, but now Three Little Birds is heading in a new direction. Owner April Jackson is turning her Coldharbour Lane bar into a restaurant serving what she calls "modern British food with Jamaican soul". Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 25 November 2021

 

Carousel

In a nutshell: Residency restaurant relocates
Where is it?
19-23 Charlotte St, London W1T 1RL
Why should you care?
Carousel, the space from brothers Ed and Ollie Templeton that holds rotating chef residencies, is on the move to Fitzrovia. They'll have new spaces too, including an all-day wine bar. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 26 November 2021

 

Zahter

In a nutshell: Turkish cuisine in Carnaby
Where is it?
30-32 Foubert's Place, Carnaby, London W1F 7PS
Why should you care?
She's worked with Soho House's Nick Jones and Yotam Ottolenghi, now Turkish chef Esra Muslu is getting ready to open her first solo London venture. Zahter is being described as a 'love letter' to Esra's Turkey. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 30 November 2021

 

Vergine Maria

In a nutshell: Vegan pizza for Ealing
Where is it?
15 St Mary's Rd, Ealing, London W5 5RA
Why should you care?
Coming from the same team as London's top tier pizzeria Santa Maria, this new vegan pizzeria is great news for London's veggie crowd. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November/December 2021

 

December 2021

Miscusi

In a nutshell: Italian pasta chain in London
Where is it?
23 Slingsby Place, The Yards, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9AB
Why should you care?
Back in Italy, it's got a cult following with queues around the block at each restaurant opening. Now the Miscusi pasta chain is coming to London. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 1 December 2021

 

Where's Fred's

In a nutshell: Cafe/wine bar in The City
Where is it?
7 Frederick’s Place, London EC2R 8AE
Why should you care?
A new cafe by day/wine bar by night is heading to The City. Where's Fred's comes from Chelsea Finch, who's also behind the District cafés.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 1 December 2021

 

Jeru

In a nutshell: Middle Eastern food via Australia
Where is it?
11 Berkeley Street, London W1J 8DS
Why should you care?
He's well known in Australia where having earned his stripes at top Sydney restaurant ARIA he went on to launch many of his own restaurants. Now chef Roy Ner is hoping to win over a London audience with his food. The Israeli-born chef is opening Middle Eastern spot Jeru on Mayfair's Berkeley Street this winter. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2 December 2021

 

Adesse at Selfridges

In a nutshell: Top US vegan chef on Oxford Street
Where is it?
Selfridges, 400 Oxford St, London W1A 1AB
Why should you care?
 American chef Matthew Kenney is a pretty big deal, with more than 40 restaurants around the world and a slew of A-list celebrities loving what he does. And what he does is plant food - but he makes it sexy, and now he's bringing that to Selfridges. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2 December 2021

 

Roketsu

In a nutshell: Kaiseki in Marylebone
Where is it?
12 New Quebec St, Marylebone, London W1H 7RP
Why should you care?
After previewing the restaurant in a residency at Brown's, chef Daisuke Hayashi is opening Roketsu in Marylebone. His new restaurant will be all about Japanese Kaiseki dining. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 7 December 2021

 

Also in 2021 (dates to be confirmed)

One Hundred Shoreditch

In a nutshell: Shoreditch hotel
Where is it?
100 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 6JQ
Why should you care?
This new hotel is replacing what was the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch. Across the building, there will be six restaurants and bars, so it'll be a big change for the area. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021/2022

 

Em Sherif at Harrods

In a nutshell: Middle East group comes to London
Where is it?
87–135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL
Why should you care?
Middle East restaurant group Em Sherif is opening its first European outlet (both a deli and a restaurant) at Harrods. The original restaurants offer 30 courses - could we get the same here?  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021/2022

 

Friends of Ours

In a nutshell: The Aussie cafe comes to Wandsworth
Where is it?
Wandsworth - Ryeland Boulevard, Wandsworth, London SW18 1UN
Why should you care?
Antipodean-inspired East London brunch spot Friends of Ours has forged a reputation over the past few years for its amazing brunches. Now they're opening a second location. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021/2022

 

Zia Lucia Balham

In a nutshell: Pizzeria head south
Where is it?
65 Balham High Road, London SW12 9AP
Why should you care?
This is the latest pizzeria from Zia Lucia, which started in North London, and the restaurant is all centred around their 48-hour slow-fermented doughs. With each pizza, you get a choice of traditional white flour, wholemeal, gluten-free or a vegetable charcoal base. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021/2022

 

2022

Din Tai Fung at Selfridges

In a nutshell: Dumplings in a store
Where is it?
4th Floor, 400 Oxford St, London W1A 1AB
Why should you care?
The next step from the Taiwanese powerhouse restaurant group is to open a restaurant right in the heart of Selfridges, where you can get some xiao long bao after your shopping. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 22 January 2022

 

Tatale

In a nutshell: Permanent home for African supperclub
Where is it?
66 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0BL
Why should you care?
He's already been popping up around London with his supper clubs, but now chef Akwasi Brenya-Mensa is getting ready to open pan-African restaurant Tatale as a permanent restaurant, housed in The Africa Centre in Southwark. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? January 2022

 

Flesh & Buns

In a nutshell: Steamed buns and meat in Kensington
Where is it?
1 Phillimore Gardens, London W8 7QB
Why should you care?
Flesh & Buns are heading west for their third restaurant, opening up their latest just off High Street Kensington. Taking over what was previously Sticky Fingers on Phillimore Gardens, the new site will be their biggest yet and will offer Flesh & Buns’ usual Japanese izakaya and Nikkei-inspired dishes, along with whisky, sake, and beers for the full experience. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? January 2022

 

Blacklock Covent Garden

In a nutshell: More chops for London
Where is it?
Henrietta St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8QH
Why should you care?
Good news for the many, MANY fans of Blacklock. The chops purveyors are expanding their group again. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 7 February 2022

 

Cavita

In a nutshell: A taste of Mexico in Marylebone
Where is it?
56 Wigmore St, Marylebone, London W1U 2RZ
Why should you care?
Mexican-born chef Adriana Cavita is taking inspiration from her family and childhood in Mexico with her first solo venture in London, complete with basement mezcaleria.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? February 2022

 

Noci

In a nutshell: Pasta in Islington
Where is it?
4-6 Islington Green, London N1 2XA
Why should you care?
He had a big hit with his dishes at Bancone, before moving onto Tavolino, and now Louis Korovilas is opening an Italian pasta restaurant in Islington, with a combination of Italian street food and pasta dishes. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? February 2022

 

Apricity

In a nutshell: Chantelle Nicholson in Mayfair
Where is it?
68 Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K 6JU
Why should you care?
Tredwells chef Chantelle Nicholson's Mayfair restaurant will continue the ethos of her recent Hackney pop-up "All's Well". That means it'll be a socially conscious restaurant first and foremost with sustainability at the heart. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? March 2022

 

The Lucky Club Camden

In a nutshell: Cocktails & tacos on the terrace
Where is it?
North Stables Yard, Camden Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AH
Why should you care?
Having made a name for themselves in the West End serving up cocktails and bao, the team behind The Lucky Club Mayfair are heading north for a roof terrace space. They'll specialise in Margaritas and Mezcal cocktails alongside a range of seasonal tacos. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? April 2022

 

Lizobeta

In a nutshell: Nuno Mendes in Fitzrovia
Where is it?
30 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NG
Why should you care?
Nuno Mendes, the man behind the groundbreaking Viajante, is opening a Portuguese restaurant, Lisboeta. As the name suggests, the restaurant will be a little slice of Lisbon transplanted to Fitzrovia. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2022

 

Riding House Café

In a nutshell: Riding in Bloomsbury
Where is it?
Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1BS
Why should you care?
Another Riding House Cafe is on the way - this time to Bloomsbury. As with those before it, the new Riding House Cafe will be a modern brasserie and this one will find its home in the Brunswick Centre. They're aiming for a club-like feeling in Bloomsbury (no membership needed, of course). Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2022

 

Lina Stores Marylebone

In a nutshell: The popular Italian comes to Marylebone
Where is it?
13-15 Marylebone Lane Marylebone Village London W1U 2NE
Why should you care?
This Lina Stores will have an all-day restaurant with an open kitchen on the ground floor, as well as a full Italian deli. New to the menu there will be a new range of bigger sharing pasta dishes and secondi and they're also planning more dolci. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2022

 

Arcade Food Hall

In a nutshell: Next-level food court cuisine
Where is it?
103-105 New Oxford Street, London WC2H 8LH
Why should you care?
Hugely popular with central London’s shopping masses when it opened in July 2019, its welcome return is in a slightly new guise, thanks to JKS Restaurants (Gymkhana, Hoppers) who are masterminding the relaunch. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

AngloThai

In a nutshell: Thai pop-up goes permanent
Where is it?
Central London, address TBC
Why should you care?
They've been popping up at various places across London, as well as pulling together a few great meal kits - now AngloThai are finally getting ready to launch their own restaurant in central London. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

Emilia's Crafted Pasta

In a nutshell: Fresh pasta in Canary Wharf
Where is it?
12 George Street, Wood Wharf, London E14 9QG
Why should you care?
Emilia's Crafted pasta gets ready to open its third restaurant, this time in the new Canary Wharf development Wood Wharf. Expect their much-loved fresh pasta dishes, new snacks, a bar with tabletop games and lots more. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

M at Newfoundland

In a nutshell: Steaks in a tower
Where is it?
Newfoundland Quay, Canary Wharf, London.
Why should you care?
The latest M restaurant and their menu of steak and grills is coming to the new Newfoundland tower in Canary Wharf. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

Tattu

In a nutshell: Modern Chinese at Centre Point
Where is it?
The Now Building, Centre Point, London WC2H 8LH
Why should you care?
Tattu has already opened in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Edinburgh - it's a Chinese-inspired restaurant with a focus on sharing dishes. This is their first London restaurant.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

The Gantry London

In a nutshell: High rise in Stratford
Where is it?
De Coubertin Street, London E20 1AE
Why should you care?
This 17 storey building, will feature a basement speakeasy bar, as well as what they're calling a "destination restaurant" on the first floor complete with two terraces for alfresco dining. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

Koko

In a nutshell: Legendary club returns
Where is it?
1A Camden High St, London NW1 7JE
Why should you care?
Following £70m being poured into the venue, where everyone from Prince to Amy Winehouse and Dave has played, the new look KOKO will not only have a brand new music space, in addition to its original stage and there will also be a members' bar and a pizzeria open to everyone. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

Manzi's

In a nutshell: Corbin & King's new Soho restaurant pays homage to the legendary Manzi's fish restaurant
Where is it?
1 Bateman's Buildings, Soho, London W1D 3EN
Why should you care?
Eight years after opening their massive Brasserie Zedel, restaurateurs Corbin & King are launching another affordable restaurant. Manzi's in Soho will be a homage to the much-loved Manzi's fish restaurant and will be a seafood restaurant that's both fun and affordable. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

Muriel's Kitchen at The National Gallery

In a nutshell: Gallery food
Where is it?
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
Why should you care?
Run by Charlotte and Sam Miller, they'll be following a similar approach to José Pizarro at the RA, taking over all the food in the gallery, So they'll launch a new restaurant, a café and an espresso bar. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2022

 

Frantzen at Harrods

In a nutshell: Stockholm legend comes to London
Where is it?
87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL
Why should you care?
The legendary Björn Frantzén will open a restaurant in London. All we know right now is that it'll be "a state-of-the-art flagship restaurant in a prime location within the Knightsbridge store". Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Late 2022

 

Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • Ikea - the furniture giant is coming to Oxford Circus and a cafe (with meatballs!) is planned
  • Chyna and Yau Grilling - Alan Yau is opening two restaurants at this huge Canary Wharf building - one of which he's billing as a "Chinese River Cafe". It's gone a bit quiet, though, so we're waiting to see if this is still on.
  • Porsche Hotel - yes, that's right, the people behind the sports cars are getting into the hotel business
  • The Sky Bar is a new rooftop restaurant at The Trocadero from the people behind Hakkasan.
  • Richard Caring is getting ready to open a huge new restaurant on Mount Street
  • Mister Nice - this upmarket French restaurant is coming to Mayfair
  • Passyunk Avenue is hoping to launch a huge new dive bar (with Cheesesteaks) in Waterloo.
  • Azura - This Camden restaurant aims to bring "the taste of Mykonos, Santorini, Bodrum and Alacati to London".
  • Admiralty Arch is getting a hotel and restaurant with an enviable view of Buckingham Palace.
  • Toca Social - an interactive football bar is coming to the O2.
  • The Chancery Rosewood is the new hotel taking over from the US Embassy on Grosvenor Square.
  • Amethyst - This should be chef Carlo Scotto's (ex-Xier) return to the kitchen
  • Shan Shui - They're a big hit in Bicester Village and now have their sights on
  • Finsbury Park is getting two new bars with Someday Canteen and Bar and The Night Owl
  • Dubai restaurant La Serre is coming to London
  • Som Saa are crowdfunding for a new restaurant.
  • The site that used to be the original Wild Honey might be a dim-sum restaurant from the people behind Goodman and Burger and Lobster.
  • Violet Bakery are opening a new wine bar, probably in 2021.
  • Praise be - huge Irish fast-food chain Supermac's is planning to come to London.
  • Corbin and King will be opening a restaurant in Notting Hill in 2021.
  • London's getting a new high-rise that could host the city's highest restaurant.
  • According to an interview with Richard Caring, Sexy Fish could be expanding with Sexy Dragon and Sexy Elephant.
  • Looking for the next Coal Drops Yards? It could be Borough Yards.
  • The Wagyumafia are bringing their VERY expensive sandwiches to London - with both a sandwich shop and a butcher's kitchen.
  • The famed Gary Usher could finally be opening in London.
  • When it opens, the Trellis skyscraper will have a high-rise restaurant.
  • Mamarosa - The Barcelona beach restaurant Mamarosa was due to migrate to the new Shoreditch Village space. TBC if that's still happening.
  • Din Tai Fung are supposed to be coming to Centre Point but it's taking them a very long time if they are.
  • Caviar Kaspia - after an absence of many years, Caviar Kaspia has been long rumoured to be bringing back its luxury menu to London's Mayfair.
  • Roast Kitchen - planned to be a more laid-back version of the Roast restaurant that's been very popular in Borough Market for over a decade.
  • The Market - The next people to get into the food hall business are The YBF's. They're teaming up with Rhubarb for this huge new food and drink area inside the big 22 Bishopsgate development.
  • Cord - Supposedly, famed Parisian hospitality school Le Cordon Bleu is opening a restaurant (but they've gone a bit quiet on this)
  • H.O.M.E - Jason Atherton is rumoured to be opening a much smaller restaurant than usual. This one will be a 16-seater, tight next door to Pollen Street Social.

 

 

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