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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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Spring 2021

081 Pizzeria

In a nutshell: More pizza for Peckham
Where is it?
Peckham Levels, F1-F6 Peckham Town Centre Carpark, 95A Rye Ln, London SE15 4ST
Why should you care?
This comes from Chef Andrea Ascuiti, one of the people who started Streatham's much-lauded Bravi Razgazzi. Alongsode classics will be pizzas like the Truffle Mushroom and expect some "Neapolitan tapas" too. 

Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 01 May 2021

 

Molly’s Café

In a nutshell: Ace museum cafe from the Anchor & Hope team 
Where is it?
1 Geffrye Street, London, E2 8JH
Why should you care?
The Hoxton museum is getting a new all-day cafe and bistro from the team who brought us the Anchor & Hope and The Clarence Tavern. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 6 May 2021

 

Los Mochis

In a nutshell: Mexican food meets Japanese food
Where is it?
2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN
Why should you care?
This new Notting Hill restaurant from a Middle East restaurateur is something of a mash-up between Mexican and Japanese cuisines, with plenty of added mezcal and tequila. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 17 May 2021

 

The Tapas Room Peckham

In a nutshell: South London Spanish restaurant is expanding again. 
Where is it?
119 Peckham High St, Peckham, London SE15 5SE
Why should you care?
The restaurant has its roots in the successful Donostia Social Club pop-up. They're already in Tooting, Deptford, Battersea and Brixton and this will be the group's largest restaurant yet. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 17 May 2021

 

Anya Cafe

In a nutshell: Anya Hindmarch run cafe in Knightsbridge
Where is it?
9 Pont Street, London SW1X 9EJ
Why should you care?
As part of the new Anya Hindmarch The Village in Pont Street, this all-day cafe will serve up food inspired by the designer's sense of humour. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 17 May 2021

 

Cin Cin London

In a nutshell: Brighton Italian opens in London
Where is it?
21A Foley St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6DS
Why should you care?
The original Cin Cin Italian restaurant in Brighton has been a hit and also won a Michelin Bib Gourmand. They're now taking over the space that used to be the Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 18 May 2021

 

Maru

In a nutshell: Taka does omakase
Where is it?
18 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J 7QH
Why should you care?
This restaurant is taking over the space from the original Taka. It comes from the same people but will have a very different approach - all centred around a 20-course omakase-style tasting menu.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 18 May 2021

 

Imad's Syrian Kitchen

In a nutshell: Syrian pop-up goes permanent
Where is it?
Top Floor, Kingly Court, Carnaby London W1B 5PW
Why should you care?
His pop-ups have been a huge success and now, with the final stop of a crowdfunding campaign, Imad Alarnab is bringing his Syrian food to Soho. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 19 May 2021

 

Sidechick

In a nutshell: Patty & Bun chicken spin-off
Where is it?
56 James St, Marylebone, London W1U 1HF
Why should you care?
Patty&Bun spin-off Sidechick is opening just a few doors down from the original Patty&Bun. They specialise in chicken - whole or half chickens, seasoned with piri piri, clarified butter or za'atar. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 19 May 2021

 

Sabine

In a nutshell: Rooftop Bar overlooking St Paul's
Where is it?
10 Godliman St, London EC4V 5AJ
Why should you care?
Sabine is taking the space from The Sky Bar (at the top of the Leonardo hotel in the City). Iit's having quite the makeover, with a big emphasis on greenery and a stripped back look throughout and views of St Paul's. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 20 May 2021

 

The Cheese Barge

In a nutshell: Cheese on the canal
Where is it?
Sheldon Square, Paddington Central, London W2 6HY
Why should you care?
They mastered the cheese conveyor belt, a cheese bar and a cheese truck. Next up for The Cheese Bar folk is is cheese on water in the shape of The Cheese Barge. They're mooring a specially designed barge in Paddington and creating a very cheesy menu for it. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 20 May 2021

 

Bar des Prés

In a nutshell: Parisian hot spot expands to London 
Where is it?
16 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4HW
Why should you care?
Top French chef Cyril Lignac is hoping his brand of Parisian cool will sit well in London with this Mayfair restaurant being his first international opening. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 22 May 2021

 

INO

In a nutshell: Greek charcoal grilling in Soho
Where is it?
4 Newburgh Street, Carnaby, Soho, London W1F 7RF
Why should you care?
OPSO's new restaurant in Soho is all about live-fire grilling over charcoal. Expect plenty of meat and fish grilling, alongside an ever-changing Greek wine list. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 22 May 2021

 

NoMad London

In a nutshell: Top NYC hotel comes to London 11 Madison Park chefs
Where is it?
4 Bow St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AT
Why should you care?
This hotel is taking over Bow Street Magistrates Court in Covent Garden, and is the London outpost of a popular NYC hotel. And it'll also have food from New York's Eleven Madison Park-alum Executive Chef Ian Coogan and Leo Robitschek. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 25 May 2021

 

Sixes

In a nutshell: Indoor cricket in Fitzrovia
Where is it?
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 5QB
Why should you care?
Fancy playing cricket indoors? This bar matches indoor cricket nets with food by the people behind Mac & Wild. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 25 May 2021

 

Where The Pancakes Are

In a nutshell: Pancakes in Fitzrovia
Where is it?
7 - 9 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1RG
Why should you care?
After success at London Bridge and with their lockdown deliveries, Where The Pancakes Are is opening a new restaurant in Fitzrovia, filled with all the sweet and savoury pancakes (and Dutch Babies) you could ever want. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2021

 

Rudy's Vegan Diner Islington

In a nutshell: Restautant for the vegan butcher
Where is it? 206A Upper St Islington, London N1 1RQ
Why should you care?
After the launch of their vegan 'butcher' (which has proven to be very popular indeed), Rudy's are also bringing their vegan diner to Islington right next door. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2021

 

Macellaio RC

In a nutshell: The latest in Italian steak
Where is it?
39-45 Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London W1D 6LA
Why should you care?
Taking over from Cafe Monico, the latest Macellaio RC should have a similar vibe to the other restaurants in the group. An Italian grill restaurant with dry-aged steak from the Fassona breed at the heart of the menu, it's very much all about the steak. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2021

 

Bad Vegan

In a nutshell: When is a vegan restaurant not a vegan restaurant?
Where is it?
Buck Street Market, 198 Camden High St, London NW1 8QP
Why should you care?
Tom Kerridge has teamed up with Mark Emms to create Bad Vegan. The "bad" part of the name comes from the fact that although the menu will be predominantly vegan - they will actually have non-vegan sides and toppings. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 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? Spring 2021

 

28-50 Chelsea

In a nutshell: Wine bar in Chelsea
Where is it?
300 King's Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5UH
Why should you care?
The next wine bar from 28-50 (the third in the group) will be on the King's Road. Expect European food alongside a strong selection of European wines - many of them available by the glass. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 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? Spring 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 openign 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? Spring 2021

 

Also in 2021

HUŎ

In a nutshell: Healthy and light Asian food for the Chelsea crowd
Where is it?
9 Park Walk, London SW10 0AJ
Why should you care?
The ULI team take their brand of Southeast Asian food to Chelsea. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 1 June 2021

 

El Pastor Soho

In a nutshell: Mexican taqueria comes to Soho. 
Where is it?
66-70 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9UP
Why should you care?
Taking over the old Hix space, El Pastor's latest Mexican restaurant is landing in Soho. Alongside tacos and tostadas, they'll have a bar with a "house party vibe" in the basement too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? June 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? June 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? June 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? June 2021

 

Camden Town Brewery beer hall

In a nutshell: Bavarian-style beer hall
Where is it?
Wilkin Street Mews, London NW5 3NN
Why should you care?
Taking inspiration from Bavaria's beer halls, there's going to be a taproom with 24 taps on the bar. Theo Randall has come up with a menu of dishes you'd naturally expect to find in a German beer hall, which have been designed to pair perfectly with beer. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? June 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? July 2021

 

Bar Crispin

In a nutshell: Crispin Mk 2
Where is it?
19 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PY
Why should you care?
The people behind Crispin in Spitalfields are coming to Soho with a new natural wine bar (backed up by a great snacks list). Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2021

 

Trattoria Brutto

In a nutshell: Russell Norman's comeback
Where is it?
TBC
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? 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

 

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

 

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

 

BAO Shoreditch

In a nutshell: BAO heads east
Where is it?
1 Redchurch Street, London E2 7DJ
Why should you care?
The latest BAO takes up its home in what was the first iteration on Andina. Expect the classic BAOs on the menu as well as some site-specific specials. 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

 

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? 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 sees painter Jonny Gent, restaurateur Jon Spiteri (one of the founders of St John) and architect Russell Potter (SODA) restoring an old Grade II courthouse for a mix of a creative studio and a restaurant with bar. 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

 

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? 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?
Il Borro is replacing Nobu Berkeley St and is apparently "inspired by the prestigious Il Borro Estate in Tuscany and will be "serving customers authentic Italian produce all day, sourced primarily from Il Borro’s renowned Tuscan estate in Italy." 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

 

D & D 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? 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? 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

 

Andina Spitalfields

In a nutshell: Andina mk II
Where is it?
60-62 Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 6LN
Why should you care?
After losing their space in Shoreditch, Andina re moving to a bigger location in Spitalfields. Expect more South Ameican food - with the addition of a basement bar. Find out more.

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

 

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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