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Opening in December 2018

Yamagoya

In a nutshell: Ramen joint returns to Soho
Where is it?
64 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6LU
Why should you care?
Yamagoya ramen originally started as a pop-up upstairs at Shuang Shuang. Now they're back, taking over the main restaurant for good and are bringing their famed raindrop cake with them. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 15 December 2018



Lost Boys Pizza

In a nutshell: Vampiric pizza in Camden
Where is it?
245 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BA
Why should you care?
Lost Boys pizza (based on a certain 1980s film) has built up a following in Archway and now they're opening their second place in Camden. Expect black charcoal pizzas and also a basement absinth bar - with absinthe fountains... Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 17 December 2018 (Soft launch 17-30 December)



Redemption Bar

In a nutshell: Healthy food on Seven Dials
Where is it?
15 Shorts Gardens / 2 Neal’s Yard, Seven Dials, London WC2H 9AT.
Why should you care?
This is the third Redemption Bar to hit London, which focuses on healthy eating, including lots of vegan and gluten-free options. And there's an alcohol-free cocktail bar on top of that. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 17 December 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 running 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? 27 December 2018



January 2019

EartH Kitchen

In a nutshell: New Hackney arts space gets an ex-St John chef running things
Where is it?
11-17 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 8BH
Why should you care?
It's taken millions to transform the old Savoy Cinema into a modern arts space so it's good news that their restaurant will be every bit as ambitious with former St John executive chef Chris Gillard running things. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 14 January 2019



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? 18 January 2019



SpiceBox

In a nutshell: An all-vegan curry house in Walthamstow.
Where is it?
58 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 4PG
Why should you care?
British curry house favourites are re-imagined in plant-based form by street food favourite SpiceBox. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 23 January 2019 (soft launch to 27 January)



Nutshell

In a nutshell: Iranian food with British produce in Covent Garden
Where is it?
30 St Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4EJ
Why should you care?
Ex Noma and Greenhouse chef Leonardo Pereira is opening his own restaurant in Covent Garden where he'll be exploring his take on Iranian cuisine (and cocktails). Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



The Crown

In a nutshell: Henry Harris in Chiswick
Where is it? 210 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1PD
Why should you care?
This is the fourth pub to be launched by famed chef Henry Harris, following successes elsewhere in town. This time the food will have a Mediterranean vibe. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



Shola

In a nutshell: White City Place, 201 Wood Lane, White City, London W12 7TU
Where is it? 210 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1PD
Why should you care?
Aida Khan brings the Karachi cooking from her Shola supper club to White City for her first restaurant, celebrating Pakistani food. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



Andre Garrett at the Northall

In a nutshell: The Corinthia's other restaurant gets a Michelin-starred chef too
Where is it?
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD
Why should you care?
André Garrett moves back to London from Cliveden - taking on everything at Corinthia Hotel London that isn't Tom Kerridge's restaurant and bar. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



Stem + Glory

In a nutshell: Vegan in Barbican
Where is it? 60 Bartholomew’s Close, London EC1A 7BN
Why should you care?
The popular Cambridge vegan restaurant Stem + Glory has completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to launch in London. Expect new dishes on the London menu as well as special dinner events. 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, Bellanger, The Delaunay and more. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



Wild by Tart

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? January 2019



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 sixth steakhouse. The Tooley Street restaurant will have a indoor garden theme.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? January 2019



February 2019

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? 22 February 2019



No. Fifty Cheyne

In a nutshell: A new lease of life for the Cheyne Walk Brasserie
Where is it?
50 Cheyne Walk, London SW3 5LR
Why should you care?
A nine-month renovation and a new chef make for an entirely new offering on one of London’s most famous streets as Cheyne Walk Brasserie becomes No. Fifty Cheyne. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? February 2019



Maremma

In a nutshell: Tuscan coastal cooking comes to Brixton
Where is it?
36 Brixton Water Lane, London, SW2 1PE
Why should you care?
Two Brixton locals, with one foot in Italy and the other in south London, are opening a neighbourhood spot on Brixton Water Lane serving up a range of Tuscan treats. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? February 2019



Xier

In a nutshell: Ex-Babbo Head Chef goes it alone in Marylebone
Where is it?
13-14 Thayer Street, London W1U 3JR
Why should you care?
Carlo Scotto's first solo venture, on Thayer Street, will be a two tiered affair with a casual ground floor space XR and then a first floor fine dining experience Xier with a tasting menu. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? February 2019



IT Ibiza

In a nutshell: Ibiza comes to Mayfair
Where is it?
28-29 Dover Street, London W1S 4LX
Why should you care?
Dinner, aperitivo, art and Balearic DJs arrive on the ever-changing Mayfair restaurant scene from Ibiza. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? February 2019



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? February 2019



Angelina

In a nutshell: This Dalston restaurant and cocktail bar is a Japanese/Italian mashup
Where is it?
56 Dalston Lane, London E8 3AH
Why should you care?
Expect to see a modern take on Japanese and Italian food in this new Dalston restaurant which also sports a tiny Tokyo-style cocktail bar. And no phones are allowed... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? February 2019



The Court

In a nutshell: Private members club in Carnaby with top food and drink planned
Where is it?
9 Kingly St, Soho, London W1B 5PN
Why should you care?
With a world class mixologist (Mr Lyan) and Michelin-starred chef (Tom Sellers) on the team, this new members club in Carnaby should be of interest to London's foodies. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? February 2019



March 2019

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? March 2019



The Halal Guys

In a nutshell: Halal to-go on Leicester Square
Where is it?
14-15 Irving Street, London WC2H 7AU
Why should you care?
They've been around for 27 years to date and expanded across the US. Now America's Halal Guys are bringing their gyros and platters to London. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? March 2019



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? March 2019



Also in 2019

Bao Borough

In a nutshell: Taiwanese cult favourite hits South London
Where is it?
Bermondsey Arch 4 Discovery Estate, St James's Rd, London SE16 4RA
Why should you care?
BAO will be opening their third restaurant in Borough and this time, they're promising something a little different. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 2019



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? Early 2019



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? Early 2019



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? Early 2019



Dandy Cafe and Restaurant

In a nutshell: Third time lucky for seasonal restaurant
Where is it?
Bermondsey Arch 4 Discovery Estate, St James's Rd, London SE16 4RA
Why should you care?
Dandy Cafe is coming back! Soon to be Dandy Cafe and restaurant, they've kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to launch a new permanent place on Maltby Street. And they'll have their own brewery too... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 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



Arros QD

In a nutshell: Quique Dacosta does London
Where is it?
Eastcastle Street, London W1
Why should you care?
Multiple Michelin-starred Quique Dacosta is coming to the UK with a restaurant that has a big focus on rice. And maybe a bit of paella. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 2019



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? Early 2019



Darby's

In a nutshell: Robin Gill’s new restaurant in the new Embassy Gardens development
Where is it?
New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln, London SW8 5DA
Why should you care?
An Irish-influenced menu will be on offer at the ground floor at Robin Gill's next restaurant Darby’s – and also at the development’s incredible Sky Pool 10 stories up. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



Mercato Mayfair

In a nutshell: Food, cocktails, restaurants and more in Mayfair
Where is it?
13A N Audley St, Mayfair, London W1K 6ZA
Why should you care?
If you're a fan of Mercato Metropolitano in Elephant and Castle, you'll be very pleased indeed to learn that they're opening a second market - Mercato Mayfair. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 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



Storey’s Gate Cafe

In a nutshell: Theo Randall goes to the park.
Where is it?
St James's Park, London SW1A 2BJ
Why should you care?
A collaboration between Theo Randall, Colicci, and The Royal Parks with an emphasis on healthy and vegan options looks set to put London's royal park cafes on the map. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2019



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? Summer 2019



Eggslut

In a nutshell: Eggs in buns from the USA
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
Eggslut are VERY popular in various West Coast of the USA incarnations and now they're opening in London. Expect a variety of eggs in buns all day long. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



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? 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



JinLi and Modern Shanghai

In a nutshell: Central Cross announces first two new Chinatown restaurants
Where is it?
Central Cross, Newport Ct, London WC2H 7PZ
Why should you care?
A modern Sichuan and a Shanghai noodle and dumpling offering will be the first two restaurants to open in Chinatown's new Central Cross development. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



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? 2019



Sloane Street Deli

In a nutshell: Mount St Deli follow up
Where is it?
162b Sloane St, London SW1X 9BS
Why should you care?
This is a brand new venture from Richard Caring's Caprice - the people behind The Ivy, J Sheekey, Sexy Fish and more. They're also behind Mount Street Deli. Expect classic deli dishes with Asian inspired twists. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



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? 2019



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? 2019



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? 2019



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? 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



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? 2019 (TBC)



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

  • Time Out Market is coming to Waterloo - but not until 2021
  • Barrafina in Coal Drops Yard is adding Parrillan in May 2019.
  • According to an interview with Richard Caring, Sexy Fish could be expanding with Sexy Dragon and Sexy Elephant.
  • Portland's Merlin Labron-Johnson is looking to set up his own restaurant in 2019
  • Loking for the next Coal Drops Yards? It could be Borough Yards.
  • We're hearing that Daniel Humm (of NYC's 11 Madison Park) is taking over the restaurant at Claridge's.
  • The Cheese Bar is hoping to open a second venue in London with crowdfunding.
  • Madrid restaurant Amazonico is heading to Berkeley Square.
  • 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.
  • Tom Sellers is apparently considering opening a new restaurant called 13.
  • Apparently Simon Parker-Bowles is getting ready to relaunch Greens.
  • Elizabeth Haigh, previously head chef at Pidgin, is opening her own place Shibui in 2019.
  • 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 called Caprice Cafe.
  • Where still 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.
  • 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.


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