London restaurants opening soon

Want to have your finger on the pulse of what's new in the London restaurant scene? Enjoy keeping one step ahead of friends and colleagues on where's going to be the next must-try new place to eat?

This is where you'll find constantly updated news and gossip on what gastronomic delights are heading our way as we take you through the best new London restaurants coming to the capital.

Dates are subject to change (and some are "TBC" - if exact dates are waiting to be confirmed) but we update this page on a daily basis, so always check back for the latest info.

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Coming Soon list

Opening in September 2018

Chick n Sours Islington

In a nutshell: Fried chicken and more in Islington
Where is it?
62 Upper St, London N1 0NY
Why should you care?
The masters of fried chicken are back with their "third album". This time they're on Islington's Upper Street with new dishes, an outside space and all the fried favourites from the original (yes, the Szechuan Aubergine). All that and their signature sour cocktails too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 24 September 2018



Beam Cafe Highbury

In a nutshell: Blackstock Road gets a Mediterranean cafe with British influences
Where is it?
178 - 184 Blackstock Rd, Highbury, London N5 1HA
Why should you care?
Three times Time Out neighbourhood cafe winner Beam is coming to Blackstock Road with its quality weekend brunches and a dedicated evening menu. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 24 September 2018



Pergola Olympia

In a nutshell: Rooftop drinks and communal dining in West London
Where is it?
Level Five Rooftop, Olympia Car Park, Olympia Way, Kensington, W14 8UX
Why should you care?
The Pergola crowd know a thing or two about rooftops - now they've taken the next step by opening up a greenery-laden year-round spot on the roof of Olympia, and will be keeping punters warm and dry, without having to forgo the view, thanks to glass walls. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 24 September 2018



Pitta Bun

In a nutshell: Pitta bread restaurant hits Carnaby
Where is it?
4 Newburgh St, Carnaby, London W1F 7RF
Why should you care?
Promising a new take on the kebab, this pitta restaurant will feature sweet and savoury filled pitta breads as well as serving up Greek beers and wines. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 24 September 2018



Flipside

In a nutshell: Plant-based cafe by day, hip burger joint by night in Farringdon
Where is it?
88 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6BP
Why should you care?
Right around the corner from the meat traders at Smithfield Market is this new plant-based all day spot, serving up smoothies and juices in the morning, salads and soups at lunch and then turning into a fully-fledged burger spot in the evening. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 28 September 2018



GENUINE Liquorette

In a nutshell: NYC-inspired bar comes to town
Where is it?
6 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1HL
Why should you care?
Fancy making your own cocktails by jamming a miniature into a soft drink can? Then GENUINE Liquorette, inspired by an NYC bar, is just what you've been looking for... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2018



Cork and Bottle Hampstead

In a nutshell: Old wine bar takes over Hampstead boozer
Where is it?
154 Fleet Road, London NW3 2QX
Why should you care?
An old Hampstead pub is getting a new lease of life, being reborn as a modern wine bar courtesy of the folk behind the longstanding Leicester Square wine bar the Cork & Bottle. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2018



MEATliquor Battersea

In a nutshell: Popular burger chain heads to Northcote Road
Where is it?
74 Northcote Rd, London SW11 6QL
Why should you care?
Opening up right next door to Franco Manca, the burger chain that brought you the Dead Hippie and introduced Londoners to the delights of the Jagermiester ripple ice-cream is bringing its burgers to South London. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2018



Omotesando Koffee

In a nutshell: Ultra cool Japanese coffee shop for Rathbone Square
Where is it?
Rathbone Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1PB
Why should you care?
London's Rathbone Square will be the first European opening for this cool coffee chain which originated as a one man spot in Tokyo. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2018



Wahlburgers

In a nutshell: US celebrity burger chain
Where is it?
James Street, London WC2E
Why should you care?
Is London ready for another US burger invasion. The brothers behind Wahlburgers certainly think so as they have their sights set on Covent Garden for the first in a probable UK expansion of their burger brand. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2018



Zela London

In a nutshell: Celebrity-owned fusion restaurant at the ME London in Aldwych
Where is it?
ME London, The Strand, London WC2R 1HA
Why should you care?
Backed by A-list sports people and entertainers, this new restaurant opening at the ME London hotel in Aldwych fuses Mediterranean and Japanese influences. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September/October 2018



Opening in October 2018

Pizza Pilgrims City

In a nutshell: The pizza brothers come to Tower 42.
Where is it? Tower 42, Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
Why should you care?
Pizza Pilgrims fans are about to get a new place to try their favourite pizzas as they arrive in The City. Plus they're bringing new pizzas with them and the "Bread Zeppelin". Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 1 October 2018



Sticks n Sushi King's Road

In a nutshell: Scandi sushi chain open their biggest restaurant yet on the King's Road in Chelsea
Where is it? 113-115 King's Road, London SW3 4PA
Why should you care?
Taking over three storeys on the King's Road, the Danish company's new sushi and yakitori sticks spot will feature a private dining room with a difference - you get your own chef, staff, music and even lift! Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 1 October 2018



Blacklock Shoreditch

In a nutshell: Chops and cocktails for Rivington Street
Where is it?
28-30 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DZ
Why should you care?
Expect chops,steaks and that amazing cheesecake at Blacklock's new Shoreditch opening, but the big news here is that there'll be a dedicated bar area that they're teaming up with top NYC bar owners on. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2 October 2018



Kyms by Andrew Wong

In a nutshell: A Wong's City restaurant
Where is it?
Bloomberg Arcade, London EC4N 8AR
Why should you care?
For his second restaurant Wong is planning his own take on classic Chinese dishes. The city space will seat over 120, with a separate bar and private event space but we're particularly excited about the Chinese Sunday roast that's coming. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2 October 2018



Two Lights

In a nutshell: Clove Club's head chef opens an American restaurant
Where is it?
28-30 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8DA
Why should you care?
The team behind The Clove Club have a new restaurant on the way - but it's a bit of a departure for them. This time they're helping American chef Chase Lovecky open his own restaurant in Dalston. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 3 October 2018



Mariage Frères

In a nutshell: Luxury tea house comes to London
Where is it?
38 King St, London WC2E 8JS
Why should you care?
France's oldest tea emporium has been operating in Paris since 1854. Now legendary tea company Mariage Frères is coming to London. They'll be offering up five storeys of tea-based wonder in Covent Garden. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 12 October 2018



London Jukebox

In a nutshell: World music and Indian food in Islington
Where is it?
206 Upper Street, London, N1 1RQ
Why should you care?
The London Jukebox runs world music concerts in London and now they're settling on Upper Street. Expect small music events paired with Indian sharing plates. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 21 October 2018



Berenjak

In a nutshell: Smart but traditional Persian-style kebabs and more
Where is it? 27 Romilly St, Soho, London W1D 5AL
Why should you care?
If you love nothing more than getting stuck into a kebab then prepare to have your horizons widened by Berenjak, who’ll be focusing on recreating proper Persian-style kebabs, stews, sides, with a Soho twist. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 23 October 2018



Vermuteria Bar & Café

In a nutshell: All day cafe - with a LOT of vermouth
Where is it? Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB
Why should you care?
Respected restaurateur and chef Anthony Demetre is bringing his vision of a Spanish/Italian vermuteria to the new Coal Drops Yard part of King's Cross. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 26 October 2018



Morty & Bob's

In a nutshell: Popular grilled cheese and brunch merchants head to King's Cross
Where is it? Stable Street, London N1C 4AB
Why should you care?
East London's Morty & Bob's are bringing hot sarnies, grilled cheese and epic weekend brunches to their new open plan space just off Granary Square. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 26 October 2018



Barrafina King's Cross

In a nutshell: Top tapas in King's Cross
Where is it? Coal Drops Yard, King's Cross
Why should you care?
They're viewed as being some of the best Spanish restaurants in London and now Barriafina are coming to the new Coal Drops Yard area in King's Cross. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 26 October 2018



The Drop

In a nutshell: Wine bar from the people behind Barrafina
Where is it? Coal Drops Yard, King's Cross
Why should you care?
Part of the Hart Bros trio of places opening in King's Cross, this sees them open their first wine bar. Expect food to be produced from two induction hobs - so there will be some injenuity in the kitchen. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 26 October 2018



Hicce

In a nutshell: Wood-fired food from a former Murano chef
Where is it?
Coal Drops Yard, King's Cross
Why should you care?
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 via Norway and Japan. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 26 October 2018



Casa and Plaza Pastor

In a nutshell: Tacos in King’s Cross from El Pastor
Where is it? Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, London N1C 4AB
Why should you care?
The Coal Drops Yard is increasingly looking like the place to be with Casa & Plaza Pastor arriving, courtesy of the ever-expanding Hart Bros empire. Expect tacos and more Mexican food from the people who brought you El Pastor. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 26 October 2018



Daylesford Farmshop and Café

In a nutshell: Lifestyle organic brand opens huge London store with its own restaurant
Where is it?
76-82 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 3DZ.
Why should you care?
If you sometimes like to pretend that you live in bucolic Oxfordshire rather than a studio in Peckham or semi in Southgate, then the opening of this huge new Daylesford farmshop with an all day restaurant is going to be your new go-to place to hang out. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Mid October 2018



Vivi

In a nutshell: Retro dining above Oxford Street
Where is it?
Centre Point Bridge Link, 101-103 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1DD
Why should you care?
If you've got a soft spot for the good old days, then head to VIVI where you can enjoy your chicken a la king in London landmark Centre Point with Vivi. Just head to the bridge link, and look for the PlayPlax inspired lights...  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Mid October 2018



Harry's Bar

In a nutshell: Mayfair club offshoot opens by Oxford Street
Where is it?
30-34 James Street, London W1U 1EU
Why should you care?
From weekend brunches to shopping lunches and ciccheti on the terrace, Richard Caring's hoping to bring a bit of La Dolce Vita to just off Oxford Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Art Yard Bar and Kitchen

In a nutshell: Blackfriars' restaurant scene gets a boost from this all day opening
Where is it?
2 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 9JU
Why should you care?
Bringing in chef Lee Streeton from 45 Jermyn Street shows this new Blackfriars all day spot means business. Tucked into the Bankside Hotel it'll feature modern art everywhere and a menu that shows similar creativity. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Flat Iron King's Cross

In a nutshell: Affordable steak in King's Cross
Where is it?
47-51 Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9BU
Why should you care?
Flat Iron have an avid following around town, with their signature flat iron steaks being one of the best deals in town. This sees them opening in King's Cross.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Jollibee

In a nutshell: Filipino fast food sensation
Where is it?
180-182 Earls Court Road, London SW5 9QG
Why should you care?
Viewed by many as serving up some of the best fried chicken in the world, Filipino chain Jollibee are bringing that and their famed spaghetti to London. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Cattivo

In a nutshell: Laid back cafe from Canova Hall folks
Where is it? 207 Ferndale Road, Brixton, London SW9 8BE
Why should you care?
Albion & East, who are known for their cavernous, shabby-chic halls, scale things back a bit with Cattivo, a new Italian-style cafe with a basement cocktail bar in Brixton. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Levan

In a nutshell: The people behind Brixton's Salon open a restaurant in Peckham
Where is it? 3-4, 12-16 Blenheim Grove, London SE15 4QL
Why should you care?
After five years of success with Brixton's Salon, Nicholas Balfe is following it up with an all-day restaurant in Peckham, Levan. Expect a bistronomy approach to the food, with low-waste and natural wines a big thing too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Wingstop

In a nutshell: US chicken wing chain launches in London
Where is it?
138-140 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EA
Why should you care?
With 1000 restaurants all over the world it was only a matter of time before chicken wing specialists Wingstop set their sights on London. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Custard by Gunpowder

In a nutshell: Bakery and wine bar from the Gunpowder team
Where is it? 4 Duchess Walk, SE1 2SD
Why should you care?
One Tower Bridge development continues to get interesting new openings. The latest is Custard which will be a bakery by day serving up Bombay sandwiches and soft serve custard, and a wine bar in the evening. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Caractere

In a nutshell: Michel Roux Jr's daughter, Emily Roux's restaurant with her husband Diego Ferrari.
Where is it? 209 Westbourne Park Road, London W11 1EA
Why should you care?
Emily Roux is teaming up with her husband, Diego Ferrari - former Head Chef at Le Gavroche. They'll be running CaracteEre, a restaurant that's part French, part Italian in Notting Hill. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Fortnum and Mason at The Royal Exchange

In a nutshell: Iconic food store expands to the City
Where is it? The Royal Exchange, Bank, London EC3V 3LR
Why should you care?
London's iconic food store, Fortnum & Mason will be opening in two spots in The Royal Exchange in the City - with a food hall and a restaurant and bar space. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



The Gate

In a nutshell: Vegetarian and vegan food from the experts
Where is it? 87 Allitsen Rd, London NW8 7AS
Why should you care?
Given they’ve been in business since the 80s, it’s no surprise The Gate know a thing or two about veggie and vegan cooking. Now they’re taking their plant-based knowhow to St John's Wood, with a new restaurant that’ll have brunch, lunch and a newly extended menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Din Tai Fung London

In a nutshell: Taiwanese steamed bun powerhouse comes to London
Where is it?
Covent garden and Centre Point
Why should you care?
The hugely popular Taiwanese dumpling restaurant is coming to London with steamed soup dumplings and lots more... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? October 2018



Opening in November 2018

Kutir

In a nutshell: Gymkhana chef goes solo in Chelsea
Where is it? 10 Lincoln St, London SW3 2TS
Why should you care?
The chef and GM who headed up London's top Indian restaurants including Gymkhana and Jamavar are opening their first solo venture in Chelsea. Expect this to be one of the biggest openings of the Autumn. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2018



Provisioners

In a nutshell: All day cafe for Tower Bridge
Where is it? 4 Queen Elizabeth Street, SE1 2LL
Why should you care?
Having opened Riding House Cafe and now runnning Blixen Clive Watson is well able to put together a lovely all day space so hopes for this new Tower Bridge hotel restaurant/cafe are high. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2018



Cakes and Bubbles

In a nutshell: Desserts from the world’s best pastry chef
Where is it? Hotel Cafe Royal, 10 Air St, Soho, London W1B 4DY
Why should you care?
After a successful pop-up a few years ago, Albert Adrià is coming back to London for good with an all-dessert restaurant in the swanky Hotel Cafe Royal. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2018



Tapas Brindisa Battersea

In a nutshell: A sixth branch of the popular tapas chain with views over the river Thames
Where is it? Unit 25, Battersea Power Station, 25 Circus Road West, SW11 8NN
Why should you care?
Marking the 30th anniversary of Brindisa, the latest outpost will be part of the Battersea Power Station development. Aside from the spectacular setting and views, we can expect the usual impeccably-sourced Spanish produce, plus a dedicated cheese and charcuterie bar. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? November 2018



Opening in December 2018

Spuntino Heathrow

In a nutshell: Trendy Soho small plates in an airport.
Where is it? Heathrow Airport, Terminal 3
Why should you care?
From humble beginnings in 2011 to a Soho institution, Spuntino charmed Londoners with their American-inspired small plates and counter dining. Now, they’re taking things in a slightly different direction, with a second restaurant with a new brunch and takeaway menu - in Heathrow Terminal 3. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? December 2018



Also opening in 2018

The Ivy in the Park

In a nutshell: Canary Wharf gets its first Ivy
Where is it?
50 Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, E14 5FW
Why should you care?
Caprice Holdings' nonstop expansion gathers pace as it announces its next City branch of The Ivy will be overlooking the green on Canada Square. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Farzi Cafe

In a nutshell: Experimental Indian restaurant comes to London
Where is it?
8 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4BP
Why should you care?
Fancy a deconstructed shepherd's pie or a masala scotch egg? Then the London outpost of Farzi Cafe is for you. They're already big in India and now the restaurant with its experimental Indian cooking is coming to London.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Rök Soho

In a nutshell: Scandi smokehouse with a new healthy edge comes to Soho.
Where is it?
Soho - address TBC
Why should you care?
Rök - which literally means ‘smoked’ - are known for their meats and seafood, so we’re very curious to sample their new health-conscious menu for Soho, which is laden with home-pickled treats, plant-focused dishes and something called a drinking vinegar... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Vapiano Centre Point, One Tower Bridge and Cabot Square

In a nutshell: Serve yourself Italian
Where is it?
Centre Point, One Tower Bridge and Cabot Square
Why should you care?
This popular Italian casual chain is expanding with three key openings set for the west end, riverside and Canary Wharf areas. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



The Mediterranean Vintry Kitchen

In a nutshell: Med and British dining in an independent hotel
Where is it?
19-20 Garlick Hill, London EC4V 2AU
Why should you care?
Those who are fans of South Kensington’s The Ampersand will want to make a note of this one - the City's newest hotel Vintry & Mercer boasts multiple places to eat and drink, including a rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy the view along with your charcoal-grilled meal. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Ecclestone Place

In a nutshell: Trendy seasonal dining, very photo friendly...
Where is it?
3-4 Eccleston Yard, London SW1W 9AZ
Why should you care?
Tart London made a name for themselves catering to huge brands. Now they’re taking things up a notch with their first venue, which on top of having an airy, all-day restaurant with a range of healthy, and not-so-healthy options, will have a photography studio, an event space for 350 and a retail space... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Temakino

In a nutshell: Temakaria brings Japanese-Brazilian fusion to Tower Bridge
Where is it?
1 Tower Bridge Road, Tower Bridge, London SE1 2AA
Why should you care?
A Brazilian-Japanese fusion restaurant chain founded in Italy is expanding, opening its second London restaurant at the new One Tower Bridge development. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Grays and Feather

In a nutshell: Sparkling wines in Covent Garden
Where is it?
26 Wellington St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7DD
Why should you care?
With a wine merchants business and a stall on the South Bank under their belt, Grays and Feather are getting ready to open their first wine bar. And it's all devoted to sparkling wines. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Darling

In a nutshell: Wine, cocktails, and modern European plates in Dalston
Where is it? 41 Kingsland High Street, London, E8 2JS
Why should you care?
This is the first solo project from Charlotte Wilde, following her departure from Sager + Wilde, which she co-founded with Michael Sager. Other than a wine list designed by Charlotte, she’s pulled in a great team including Tom Soden (Nine Lives) in charge of cocktails and Dan Wilson (Dandy) in the kitchen. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Yen Burger

In a nutshell: Asian-style burgers with a health slant
Where is it? 1B Southwark Street, London SE1 1RQ
Why should you care?
Yen Nguyen is brings her East-meets-West burger chain idea to life, featuring ingredients like shiso, edamame and kimchi on gluten-free buns from Bread Ahead. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Roast Kitchen

In a nutshell: Roast meat in Fitzrovia
Where is it?
Address TBC
Why should you care?
Roast Kitchen is a more laid-back version of the Roast restaurant that's been very popular in Borough Market for over a decade. Expect roast meats to be a big thing... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Adam Handling at Belmond Cadogan Hotel London

In a nutshell: Adam Handling takes on the food side of things at Belmond's flagship London hotel
Where is it?
75 Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9SG
Why should you care?
From Shoreditch to Sloane Street, Adam Handling's rise has been meteoric. At their English countryside hotel Le Manoir Belmond picked Raymond Blanc, now they're putting all their resources behind Handling at their flagship Knightsbridge hotel. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2018



Macellaio RC Bloomsbury

In a nutshell: Steak in Bloomsbury
Where is it?
6 Store St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7DQ
Why should you care?
This is the fifth Macellaio RC to launch in London - which is essentially an Italian steakhouse - with a bit of offal on the side if that takes your fancy. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn/Winter 2018



Flat Iron Tooley Street

In a nutshell: Steak for a tenner in London Bridge
Where is it?
112-114 Tooley St, London SE1 2TH
Why should you care?
Popular steak chain Flat Iron are opening their sixxth steakhouse. The Tooley Street restaurant will have a indoor garden theme.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Nusr-Et Steakhouse

In a nutshell: Salt Bae comes to London
Where is it?
The Park Tower Knightsbridge, 101 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RN
Why should you care?
"Salt Bae" was briefly very famous indeed as his steak salt spreading antics went viral in 2016. Now he's bringing that steak empire to London.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Sushisamba Covent Garden

In a nutshell: Asian fusion on the balcony
Where is it?
The Opera Terrace Covent Garden, The Piazza, London WC2E 8RF
Why should you care?
Sushisamba are taking over the Opera Terrace at Covent Garden- expect the same mix of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian food as the original (and a big bar too). Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Mamma Mia The Party

In a nutshell: Abba dinner theatre heading to London
Where is it?
Waterloo
Why should you care?
There are plans afoot to bring the Abba dinner theatre experience to London - expect retsina, renditions and a lot of audience participation. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Wool Yard

In a nutshell: Pop Brixton, but in Woolwich
Where is it?
Woolwich Town Centre
Why should you care?
If you're a fan of Pop Brixton, then this news will definitely be of interest. The man behind that success story, Carl Turner, has turned his sights on Woolwich where he plans to open a follow-up Wool Yard. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Quique Dacosta's InPaella

In a nutshell: Quique Dacosta does paella
Where is it?
116-128 Oxford Street, London W1D 1LT
Why should you care?
Multiple Michelin-starred Quique Dacosta is coming to the UK. With help from the people behind Iberica, this restaurant will have heaps of traditional paella to sample. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Mamarosa

In a nutshell: Barcelona beach restaurant comes to Shoreditch
Where is it?
Shoreditch Village
Why should you care?
The Barcelona beach restaurant Mamarosa migrates to the new Shoreditch Village space. Expect a mix of Mediterranean and Italian cuisine (but no beach views). Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



Gizzi Erskine at Mare St Market

In a nutshell: Famed chef Gizzi settles down in Hackney.
Where is it?
115 Mare St, London E8 4RT
Why should you care?
After pop-ups, residencies, collaborations and much more, popular chef Gizzi Erskine is finally settling down with her own restaurant in the new Mare Street Market. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2018



2019 and beyond...

Bob Bob Cité

In a nutshell: "Press for Champagne" in the city
Where is it?
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from the people behind Bob Bob Ricard and it promises to be just as opulent, with plenty of booths, special private rooms and it even has a mini sushi restaurant inside. PLUS those "press for Champagne" buttons on every table. Plus it'll have Eric Chavot in charge of the food. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



Endo at Rotunda

In a nutshell: High end sushi
Where is it? White City House Television Centre, 101 Wood Lane, London, W12 7FR
Why should you care?
The former executive sushi chef at Zuma is opening a tiny sushi restaurant in the Television Centre at White City development. With just 15 seats expect this to be a restaurant booking to boast about. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



Soutine

In a nutshell: Corbin and King in St John's Wood
Where is it?
60 St Johns Wood High Street, London NW8 7SH
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from the team behind The Wolseley, Bellangre, The Delaunay and more. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



The Standard Hotel

In a nutshell: Top American hotel comes to King's Cross
Where is it?
Judd St, London WC1H 9JE
Why should you care?
This hotel just opposite St Pancras will have a pretty stunning glass extension as well as burgers on the ground floor from Adam Rawson. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 2019



D&D at 120 Fenchurch Street

In a nutshell: Thameside restaurant in the new Riverside Studios development
Where is it?
120 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 5BA
Why should you care?
The prolific D&D restaurant group (who own Blueprint Cafe, German Gymnasium, Quaglinos and more) are gearing up for their next opening. The restaurant will be near the top of a big new building on Fenchurch St. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Sam's Riverside

In a nutshell: Thameside restaurant in the new Riverside Studios development
Where is it?
101 Queen Caroline Street, London W6 9BN
Why should you care?
West London restaurateur Sam Harrison is back with a destination riverfront restaurant by Hammersmith Bridge which is part of the multimillion Riverside Studios redevelopment. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



The Wellington Hotel

In a nutshell: Robert DeNiro's hosting.
Where is it?
Covent Garden
Why should you care?
Robert DeNiro is becoming a London hotelier, opening this big new hotel in Covent Garden. And it will have two restaurants alongside a deli/cafe. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



Eataly

In a nutshell: Italian worldwide phenomenon
Where is it?
135 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3YD
Why should you care?
The Italian food and wine marketplace confirms their first London opening will be in the heart of the City at Broadgate. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



M at Newfoundland

In a nutshell: Italian worldwide phenomenon
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? 2019



Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • The Cheese Bar is hoping to open a second venue in London with crowdfunding.
  • Cambridge vegan restaurant Stem and Glory are opening on Old Street after a successful Crowdcube event.
  • Madrid restaurant Amazonico is heading to Berkeley Square.
  • The Wagymafia 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.
  • Tom Sellers is apparently considering opening a new restaurant called 13.
  • The people behind The Dairy are looking for a central London site.
  • Apparently Simon Parker-Bowles is getting ready to relaunch Greens.
  • Elizabeth Haigh, previously head chef at Pidgin, is opening her own place Shibui in 2018.
  • Russell Norman's Mishkin's is apparently making a comeback, this time coming to a space near Bank station.
  • When it opens, the Trellis skyscraper will have London's highest restaurant.
  • The Caprice group are planning a new restaurant on 8-10 North Audley Street.
  • Where stil waiting to hear what Fatty Crab has planned for London.
  • The old US embassy in Mayfair is going to be revamped into a new luxury hotel and restaurant.
  • Arbutus is planning to open in a new location.
  • Jose Pizarro is apparently opening another restaurant called Isabella, according to the Times.
  • Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, previously at Astrid Y Gaston, is looking to bring a new restaurant to London similar to Le Mar.
  • San Francisco's Tartine will be coming to London as soon as they find a location.
  • STK is said to be opening a second restaurant in Canary Wharf and another in the City.
  • Andre Balazs has more or less confirmed that, following the huge success of Chiltern Firehouse, he'll be opening a Standard Hotel in London.
  • Wolfgang Puck is planning to open a second restaurant at the Sugar Quay development project.
  • Jamie Oliver was supposed to be opening a pub in King's Cross - but that may not be happening.


To find out which noteworthy establishments have just opened their doors, check out our recently-opened new restaurants in London page.

 

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