Upcoming UK restaurants, opening soon across the country

Here's our guide to the very best restaurants opening soon across the entire country (outside of London, which you'll find here). Also see - our guide to new and recently opened UK restaurants.

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Albatross Death Cult

Birmingham - Newhall Square Birmingham, B3 1RU

Chef Alex Claridge is opening this companion piece to his other Birmingham restaurant Wilderness. This will be a stripped-back place that's a 14-seater chef's table and omakase-style menu affair. Expect around 12 courses of "seafood and coastal ingredients that smack you in the face like ocean spray".

Opening: June 2024


Garden Table at Lilac

Dorset - 57-58 Broad Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset

This is a new part of Lilac by chef Harriet Mansell and it will open in a hidden area behind her current restaurant. A chef's table experience, set in a "woodland-like" setting in the courtyard, the menu will be focused on wild and foraged food with every element being picked by the chef. That food will be plant-forward, showcasing vegetables with smaller elements of wild fish and wild meat.

Opening: June 2024



North Wales - 194-196 High St, Prestatyn LL19 9BW

Chef Andrew Sheridan, the man behind 8 by Andrew Sheridan in Liverpool is opening this small plates restaurant in Wales. Apparently, we can expect "small, social plates" during the week and large sharing platters for their Sunday roasts.

Opening: July 2024



Birmingham - Martineau Place, Corporation Street, Birmingham B2 4UU

If you like a bit of fantasy and horror then Merlin's might be for you. A themed cafe, restaurant and cocktail bar, it's one adorned with plenty of skulls with a few animatronics thrown in for good measure. Food-wise, they will have a focus on sustainability but really it's going to be the themed nature that attracts the punters.

Opening: August 2024



Manchester - Blackfriars Street, Manchester M3 2EQ

Part of the new Treehouse hotel, this sees ex-Fat Duck and Aumbry chef Mary-Ellen McTague taking one of the hotel's new restaurants for this all-day venture. There will be a specific focus on the produce of the North West with a seasonal low-waste approach to both the food and cocktails.

Opening: Summer 2024



Glasgow - 19 New Kirk Rd, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 3SJ

Chef Gary Townsend has worked at L’Enclume, Restaurant San Bains and most recently at One Devonshire Gardens (which won 3 AA Rosettes). Now he's opening his own restaurant which is a fine-dining affair, with ingredients specifically sourced from Scotland’s producers and farmers. It's a small 40-seater restaurant with both a la carte and tasting menus (including a vegan tasting menu).

Opening: Summer 2024


Pearly Cow

Brighton - 124 King's Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2FY

Opening inside the new Brighton Guest House hotel, this will be the third Pearly Cow (after York and Margate). As with those restaurants, it's all about the produce from around the British Isles, with a big focus on open-fire cooking. Dishes include the signature Pearly Cow, which is a 45-day aged fillet of beef tartare, oyster cream, beef jam, Exmoor caviar and charred sourdough. They'll have a private dining room here as well.

Opening: Summer 2024


The Permit Room Oxford

Oxford - North Bailey House, New Inn Hall St, Oxford OX1 2RP

Following the opening in Cambridge, Dishoom is bringing their offshoot Permit Room to Oxford. Expect a slightly cut-down menu from the usual Dhosoom offering but there will still be bacon naans and black daal to go around, not to mention plenty of cocktails.

Opening: Autumn 2024



Manchester - 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB

The team behind Tattu are opening a combo restaurant and musical venue, which they say is an "ode to classic New York restaurants". The menu here will be a Mediterranean one from a New York viewpoint, backed up by a fresh pasta workshop, all on a backdrop of live music.

Opening: Autumn 2024



Manchester - 37 Peter Street , Manchester, M2 5GB

Blacklock is heading outside of London for the first time ever. They're bringing their chops and steaks (and huge Sunday roast) to the basement of a Grade II listed building in the city and new dishes are promised too.

Opening: Autumn 2024


The Garden, Cobham

Surrey - Downside Rd, Cobham KT11 3LU

Following up the massive hit that is The Devonshire, Ashley Palmer-Watts will be opening a high-end restaurant, wine bar, cafe and bakery at this restored walled garden site. That garden will be supplying much of the produce here.

Opening: 2024 (Date TBC)



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