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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.

Note - all dates subject to change until the lockdown is fully lifted.

 


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Coming Soon list

July 2021

The Cadogan Arms

In a nutshell: Chelsea pub with a big name chef
Where is it?
298 Kings Road, London SW3 5UG
Why should you care?
After a couple of year's worth of renovations, The Cadogan Arms is returning - and in charge of the food will be Kitchen Table's James Knappett. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 22 July 2021

 

Marugame Udon

In a nutshell: Big Japanese udon restaurant arrives in the UK
Where is it?
1-3 Widegate St, Spitalfields, London E1 7ES
Why should you care?
Huge Japanese udon noodle chain Marugame Udon has picked Spitalfields as the location for its first UK restaurant. The restaurant is all about Sanuki Udon and is a big hit worldwide. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 26 July 2021

 

Sucre and Abajo

In a nutshell: Latin American power team open their first London restaurant and bar
Where is it?
47 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7JP
Why should you care?
One of Latin America's top chefs is teaming up with one of the regions top mixologists for a London restaurant and cocktail bar opening that should be as huge as it sounds. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 26 July 2021

 

Luciano

In a nutshell: Gino D'Acampo goes upmarket for his new London restaurant
Where is it?
336-337 The Strand, London WC2R 1HA
Why should you care?
TV chef Gino D'Acampo has joined forces with his son Luciano, to open this luxe Italian restaurant at the ME London hotel in Aldwych. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 26 July 2021

 

Bellefields

In a nutshell: The Department store in Brixton gets a new restaurant
Where is it?
19 Bellefields Rd, Ferndale, London SW9 9UH
Why should you care?
Bellefields bar and restaurant will serve up a modern menu inspired by Med-adjacent countries from the Aegean and Balearic to the Levantine basin. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 26 July 2021

 

Pizzeria Mozza

In a nutshell: Nancy Silverton in London
Where is it?
Treehouse London, 14-15 Langham Pl, London W1B 2QS
Why should you care?
After a few pop-ups to test the water, Nancy Silverton is coming to London with a permanent restaurant. Pizzeria Mozza will be the London offshoot of her Californian pizzerias, and she'll have her own gelato too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 27 July 2021

 

Kudu Grill

In a nutshell: South African braai from Kudu
Where is it?
57 Nunhead Ln, London SE15 3TR
Why should you care?
The latest from Kudu is a South African grill restaurant. Most of the dishes will be coming from the open grill - and they'll be using their nearby allotment as a source for the produce. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 28 July 2021

 

Sessions Arts Club

In a nutshell: Restored grade II building gets a new bar and restaurant
Where is it?
22 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, London EC1R 0NA
Why should you care?
This is a restoration of an old Grade II courthouse for a mix of a creative studio and a restaurant with bar. The restaurant will host the return of Florence Knight, her first new restaurant since Polpetto. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 28 July 2021

 

Ivy Asia Chelsea

In a nutshell: The Ivy offshoot goes west
Where is it?
201 King’s Road, London, SW3 5ED
Why should you care?
One of the most successful Ivy's, the Ivy Asia, is opening a second restaurant in London after the wildly successful St Paul's outpost. And yes, this restaurant on the King's Road will indeed have the very bright and shiny floor. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 30 July 2021

 

Santa Maria Pizza Islington

In a nutshell: Neapolitan pizzas in Islington
Where is it?
189 Upper Street, London N1 1RQ
Why should you care?
Dubbed one of London's very best pizzerias, the Neapolitan pizzas from Santa Maria have found a home on Upper Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? July 2021

 

Slice by Pizza Pilgrims

In a nutshell: NYC style pizza slices for Finsbury Park
Where is it?
266 Seven Sisters Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 2HY
Why should you care?
The brothers who brought us Pizza Pilgrims are behind this Neapolitan/NYC style mash up pizza slice bar. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? July 2021

 

Dusty Knuckle Green Lanes

In a nutshell: Dalston bakery The Dusty Knuckle are expanding and their new place will also be an evening pizzeria
Where is it?
429 Green Lanes, London N4 1HA
Why should you care?
They've played an immense game during lockdown, with their milk float deliveries. Now Dalston bakery The Dusty Knuckle have their sights set on a new place on Green Lanes. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Late July 2021

 

Rita's

In a nutshell: Rita's mk III
Where is it?
49 Lexington Street, Soho W1F 9AP
Why should you care?
Rita's now has a shop in Soho but this spring they'll be kicking off a full restaurant too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? July/August 2021

 

August 2021

Bibo

In a nutshell: Tapas in Shoreditch from a top chef
Where is it?
45 Curtain Rd, Hackney, London EC2A 3PT
Why should you care?
The Curtain hotel in Shoreditch is becoming a new Mondrian. And as part of that they're launching Bibo restaurant, billed as a brasserie and tapas bar from top Spanish chef  Dani Garcia. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2 August 2021

 

Six by Nico Canary Wharf

In a nutshell: Tasting menus in the east
Where is it?
6 Chancellor Passage, London E14 5EA
Why should you care?
This is the second Six by Nico restaurant to arrive in London. It's all about their six-course tasting menu, which changes (never to be repeated) every six weeks. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 9 August 2021

 

Park Row

In a nutshell: Dining with Batman
Where is it?
77 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9ZN
Why should you care?
Taking over the space where Mash restaurant was, this is a huge DC Comics experience - with a big lean towards Batman in particular. Expect a multi-room experience that's inspired by Gotham City. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 10 August 2021

 

José Pizarro at the RA and Poster Bar by José

In a nutshell: José Pizarro doubles up at The Royal Academy
Where is it?
Royal Academy, Burlington Gardens, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
Why should you care?
Famed Spanish chef José Pizarro is opening in the centre of London for the first time - with two new restaurants at the Royal Academy. He'll have a more traditional sit-down Spanish restaurant upstairs while Poster Bar will be the Royal Academy version of his tapas bar, José. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 11 August 2021

 

Cafe Cecilia

In a nutshell: Canalside cafe from ex-River Cafe chef
Where is it?
Canal Place, 32 Andrews Rd, London E8 4RL
Why should you care?
The chef son of Irish designer John Rocha is opening his first restaurant - a canalside cafe in Hackney. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 19 August 2021

 

Trattoria Brutto

In a nutshell: Russell Norman's comeback
Where is it?
36-37 Greenhill Rents, Cowcross St, London EC1M 6BN
Why should you care?
Polpo founder Russell Norman is getting ready to open his next restaurant. It'll be an Italian restaurant with a "Tuscan accent". Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2021

 

The Sea, The Sea

In a nutshell: Seafood and fishmonger in Haggerston
Where is it?
337 Acton Mews, London E8 4EA
Why should you care?
This is their second restaurant following the success of the Chelsea original. As before it'll be part fishmonger, part restaurant with Leo Carreira once again heading up the menu. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? August 2021

 

Bar La Rampa

In a nutshell: Cuban food and cocktails
Where is it?
7 - 8 Market Place, London W1W 8AG
Why should you care?
The people who brought London Casa Do Frango are now turning their attention to Cuba. Bar La Rampa will be dedicated to all things Cuban, aiming for an authentic evocation of the country. In charge of the menu are the people behind TA TA Eatery and, yes, there will be Cuban sandwiches. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2021

 

Aspen & Meursault

In a nutshell: Natural wine bar in Battersea
Where is it?
96 Westbridge Road, London SW11 3PH
Why should you care?
The people behind the much-loved Diogenes The Dog are opening a new wine bar, with natural wine as the focus. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2021

 

The Seafood Bar

In a nutshell: Seafood in Soho
Where is it?
77 Dean Street, London W1D 3SH
Why should you care?
This sustainability-focused restaurant first opened in Amsterdam and has found a space in Soho for its London debut (taking over the space that was The Ref Fort). Expect towers of shellfish and lots more. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early August 2021

 

Eggslut Shoreditch

In a nutshell: Eggy buns
Where is it?
94 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4RH.
Why should you care?
They hail from LA but their egg-filled bund are becoming more and more popular in Lonndon - this is their third restaurant in the capital. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2021

 

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? August 2021

 

Skylight Peckham

In a nutshell: A new rooftop bar for Peckham
Where is it?
120 Peckham Hill Street, London SE15 5JT
Why should you care?
Run by the same team who brought us Skylight Tobacco Dock, Skylight Peckham will take over the rooftop space of the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. The all day space aims to be as much as a handy work space for freelancers during the day as it does a buzzy cocktail spot by night. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2021

 

Yard Sale Crystal Palace

In a nutshell: Pizzas for Crystal Palace
Where is it?
46 Westow Hill, London SE19 1RU
Why should you care?
Crystal Palace folk rejoice - a new Yard Sale is heading your way. It'll be taking over what was Fish Valley, starting with delivery/takeaway and with a few tables for dine-in later. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2021

 

September 2021

Bibi

In a nutshell: Mayfair Contemporary Indian restaurant
Where is it?
42 North Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1K 6ZR
Why should you care?
This is from chef Chet Sharma (Moor Hall and L'Enclume) who has teamed up with JKS (Gymkhana). The food here will have influences that range "from roadside cafés from Punjab in the north, to Kerala in the south."

Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 16 September 2021

 

Ekstedt at The Yard

In a nutshell: Wood-fired Nordic
Where is it?
3-5, Great Scotland Yard, London SW1A 2HN
Why should you care?
Famed Niklas Ekstedt is coming to London with a new restaurant at the Scotland Yard Hotel that will be all about showcasing his wood-fired Nordic cooking style. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 17 September 2021

 

The Plimsoll

In a nutshell: Four Legs pub in Finsbury Park
Where is it?
52 St Thomas’s Road, London N4 2QW
Why should you care?
After two years building up a stellar rep for their burger and other dishes at Islington's The Compton Arms, the team at Four Legs have bought their own boozer in Finsbury Park. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

3 Henrietta Street

In a nutshell: 4-in-1 building in Covent Garden
Where is it?
3 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8LU
Why should you care?
This is a Grade II listed building, built in 1780, that's getting a big makeover, fitting in two new cafes and two new restaurants, including Pivot from Scottish chef Mark Greenaway. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

Il Borro

In a nutshell: High end Italian in Mayfair
Where is it?
15 Berkeley St, Mayfair, London W1J 8DY
Why should you care?
Taking the space on Berkeley Street once held by Nobu, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro is a high-end Italian restaurant with strong links to a Tuscan estate and farm. And they even have their own wines. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

Colonel Saab

In a nutshell: High-end Indian in Holborn
Where is it?
Holborn Town Hall, 193-197 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BD
Why should you care?
This restaurant is the latest to take over the Holborn Town Hall building. Colonel Saab is listed as a "progressive Indian restaurant with a bar and private dining rooms". Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

Haugen at The Pavilion

In a nutshell: Huge restaurant in the Olympic Park
Where is it?
Stratford, London 
Why should you care?
The latest restaurant from D&D is opening in a new landmark building in Stratford called The Pavilion, at the entrance to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and sustainability will be a big thing.. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

The Londoner

In a nutshell: Super boutique hotel for Leicester Square
Where is it?
Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7DT
Why should you care?
Leicester Square's food and drink scene gets an injection of cool with this upcoming hotel promising a rooftop bar with firepits, two Odeon luxe cinemas and a signature all day restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

Kasa & Kin

In a nutshell: Filipino bakery and restaurant in Soho
Where is it?
52-53 Poland Street, London W1F 7NQ
Why should you care?
The people behind Kensington's Romulo Café & Restaurant are coming to Soho for their next opening - Kasa and Kin. This will be a combination of all-day restaurant & bar, bakery and patisserie, all centred in Filipino cuisine. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

Bardo

In a nutshell: Luxury Italian restaurant on Pall Mall
Where is it?
Kinnaird House, 1 Pall Mall East, 1 Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5AU
Why should you care?
Bardo will be a luxury Italian restaurant in the heart of St James from club owner Luca Maggiora. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? September 2021

 

November 2021

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? Summer 2021

 

Also in 2021 (dates to be confirmed)

Manthan

In a nutshell: Rohit Ghai returns to Mayfair
Where is it?
49 Maddox St, London W1S 2PQ
Why should you care?
Following up on his previous successes at Gymkhana and Jamavar, Rohit Ghai is back in Mayfair with his latest restaurant. Expect a menu which draws on both his childhood and career, with a focus on contemporary Indian sharing plates. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2021

 

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? Summer 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? Summer 2021

 

Shan Shui

In a nutshell: From Bicester to London
Where is it?
Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1
Why should you care?
Successful in Bicester Village and now opening in London to, Shan Shui is run by Ellen Chew, who is also behind Rasa Sayang, Arome and Lobos Tapas, the restaurant features cuisine from China and South East Asia. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2021

 

Planque

In a nutshell: Wine drinkers clubhouse in Haggerston
Where is it?
322-324 Acton Mews, London E8 4EA
Why should you care?
Taking over two railway arches in Haggerston, Planque will have a wine bar, restaurant, members' club and store, with a key focus on natural and low intervention wines. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2021

 

Pan Pacific London

In a nutshell: Singaporean luxe in The City.
Where is it?
80 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7AB
Why should you care?
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is coming to London, taking over a huge new space in the Bishopsgate Plaza development. There will be three new bars and restaurants as well as a further two in the adjoining Devonshire House. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2021

 

SeaSons Mayfair

In a nutshell: Seafood in Mayfair
Where is it?
6-10 Bruton Street, London W1J 6PU
Why should you care?
SeaSons already has a few fishmonger/bistros dotted across town (Fitzrovia, Notting Hill, Bayswater, Kensington) and even has plans for Miami and New York but this will be their flagship restaurant in London, taking over the building that used to be The Sqaure. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 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? Autumn 2021

 

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? Autumn 2021

 

Amethyst

In a nutshell: Carlo Scotto in Mayfair
Where is it?
52 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LN
Why should you care?
Ex chef-patron of Xier is moving to Mayfair with a new restaurant where the emphasis will continue to be on his tasting menus. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2021

 

Hawksmoor Wood Wharf

In a nutshell: A floating steak emporium
Where is it?
1 Water Street, London E14
Why should you care?
The Hawksmoor empire is expanding as they get ready to open their seventh restaurant, this time in Canary Wharf. Their latest place will actually be floating in the water. Expect steaks, cocktails, lots of outside seating and one of their biggest bars to date. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

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? 2021

 

Cord

In a nutshell: Fine-dining restaurant, café and cooking school
Where is it?
85 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1AE
Why should you care?
Famed Parisian hospitality school Le Cordon Bleu, renowned for training chefs such as Julia Child, Mary Berry, and with more than 35 schools in as many different countries, is opening a restaurant in London to celebrate its 125th birthday. Cord by Le Cordon Bleu will not just be home to a fine-dining restaurant, but also a café, a cooking school and an events space. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Theatre Royal restaurant

In a nutshell: The Ivy's Richard Caring and Andrew Lloyd Webber team up
Where is it?
Catherine St, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JF
Why should you care?
The Theatre Royal Drury Lane is getting a big new refurbishment - and as part of that a new restaurant and bar. Lloyd Webber has brought in Richard Caring and the Caprice Group (The Ivy, Brasserie of Light, Sexy Fish) to handle that. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

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? 2021

 

Din Tai Fung at Centre Point

In a nutshell: Taiwanese steamed bun powerhouse - plus queue
Where is it?
Centre Point
Why should you care?
The hugely popular Taiwanese dumpling restaurant is opening its second location in London already - which should really help with those queues at the first. Expect steamed soup dumplings and lots more...  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Chyna and Yau Grilling

In a nutshell: Alan Yau in Canary Wharf
Where is it?
Wardian London, Marsh Wall, Isle of Dogs, London E14 9TP
Why should you care?
Alan Yau is opening two restaurants at this huge Canary Wharf building - one of which he's billing as a "Chinese River Cafe". Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

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? 2021

 

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? 2021

 

The Market

In a nutshell: Workplace canteen by day, food hall and restaurant by night
Where is it?
22 Bishopsgate, London
Why should you care?
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. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

Mathura

In a nutshell: Atul Kochhar goes big
Where is it?
4 Greycoat Place, Westminster, London SW1P 1BN
Why should you care?
Following up from the opening of Kanishka in Mayfair, Atul Kochhar has taken over a huge space in Westminster for his next restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

H.O.M.E. (working title)

In a nutshell: Jason Atherton's smallest restaurant
Where is it?
8-10 Pollen St, Mayfair, London W1S 1NQ
Why should you care?
Jason Atherton is opening a much smaller restaurant than usual. This one will be a 16-seater, tight next door to Pollen Street Social and offer an ever changing menu based on Atherton's travel across the globe. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

Caviar Kaspia

In a nutshell: Iconic Parisian restaurant returns to London
Where is it?
1a Chesterfield St, Mayfair, London W1J 5JF
Why should you care?
Returning after an absence of many years, Caviar Kaspia is bringing back its luxury menu to London's Mayfair. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

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? 2021 (TBC)

 

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? 2021 (TBC)

 

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