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Barrafina is coming to King's Cross at Coal Drops Yard

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.

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Remy Martin are opening a permanent bar at Bibendum with bar food by Claude Bosi

Cocktails by Rémy Martin and bar food by Claude Bosi - sounds like a cocktail bar match made in heaven. Thankfully it's closer than that - taking over the downstairs bar space at Michelin House in South Ken.…

Read more: Remy Martin are opening a permanent bar at Bibendum with bar food by Claude Bosi

Blacklock are opening on Rivington Street in Shoreditch and this restaurant will have a proper bar

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. …

Read more: Blacklock are opening on Rivington Street in Shoreditch and this restaurant will have a proper bar

Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade - take a first look inside

For his second restaurant, Andrew 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.…

Read more: Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade - take a first look inside

Idris Elba is opening The Parrot cocktail bar at the Waldorf Hilton on the Aldwych

A-lister and all round London geezer Idris Elba heads up a team opening London's soon-to-be hottest new bar at The Waldorf Hilton. The Aldwych bar promises tropical cocktails and a raft of enticements for a VIP crowd.…

Read more: Idris Elba is opening The Parrot cocktail bar at the Waldorf Hilton on the Aldwych

The Westerns Laundry team are opening Jolene - a new bakery and restaurant on Newington Green

Let's hope it's third time lucky for the team behind Westerns Laundry and Primeur as they take on the old Dandy site on Newington Green turning it into a rare grain bakery and restaurant.…

Read more: The Westerns Laundry team are opening Jolene - a new bakery and restaurant on Newington Green

The Oystermen are expanding - and they'll have an all day oyster and raw bar when they do

Updated 19/9/18 with reopening date

Covent Garden restaurant The Oystermen must be doing something right. They've just announced that they've done a bit of a land grab, extending into the next door property to double the size of their seafood bar and kitchen.

With all that new space they're going to have room for a brand-new all-day oyster and raw bar especially for walk-in visitors - super news…

Read more: The Oystermen are expanding - and they'll have an all day oyster and raw bar when they do

Market Halls is opening Victoria Halls just outside Victoria Station

After the success of Market Halls Fulham, the same people are getting ready to open their next big food hall. This time it's in Victoria, where they're taking over a big Victorian building right in front of the station. …

Read more: Market Halls is opening Victoria Halls just outside Victoria Station

A guide to all the restaurants opening in Twickenham's new East Stand

With four new restaurants (and a few new bars too) the new East Stand at Twickenham is expecting to wow rugby fans when it reopens for the first matches this Autumn.…

Read more: A guide to all the restaurants opening in Twickenham's new East Stand

A Hello Kitty bubblewrap waffle has arrived in London

 

Hello Kitty Fans - and we know there are a lot out there - should be up for this new appearance of her on the London food scene. There have been Hello Kitty pop-up cafés before - but this time behold the Hello Kitty Bubblewrap!

It's a collaboration with Bubblewrap Waffle in Chinatown and is a red velvet waffle base filled with rose and strawberry gelato and topped with whipped cream, chocol…

Read more: A Hello Kitty bubblewrap waffle has arrived in London

Sushisamba is coming to the Covent Garden Opera Terrace

After many years of success at the top of the Heron Tower, Sushisamba is opening a second restaurant in London. This time taking up prime estate in Covent Garden's Piazza. Expect a mix of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian food.…

Read more: Sushisamba is coming to the Covent Garden Opera Terrace

KERB is going completely meat-free in Devonshire Square

A brand new KERB street food market is on the way but it's one with a difference - it'll be completely meat-free. They're linking up with WeWork, who have a location on the square and who already have a meat-free policy in action. 

This will be the 10th KERB market, and as well as the traders on show, they'll also be developing future vegan and vegetarian offers there with their "inKERBator"…

Read more: KERB is going completely meat-free in Devonshire Square

Henry Harris' latest pub is The Harlot in Chiswick

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. …

Read more: Henry Harris' latest pub is The Harlot in Chiswick

Ping Coombes brings Ping Pan Asian to Selfridges

Ping Coombes, the 2014 MasterChef winner, is bringing her Malaysian food to Selfridges Kitchen with the opening of Ping Pan Asian. …

Read more: Ping Coombes brings Ping Pan Asian to Selfridges

Pret's Autumn menu introduces power omelettes - and the pumpkin latte is back

No matter what the forecasters are saying about a last minute Indian summer, Autumn is definitely on the way. And the imminent arrival of Pret's Autumn menu in two weeks time seals the deal. Here's what you need to look out for...

1. Power Omelettes are go!

Apparently these are some of the most popular breakfast items in Pret's US stores. There's a veggie Egg White Power Omelette and a Ham &…

Read more: Pret's Autumn menu introduces power omelettes - and the pumpkin latte is back

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