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Marylebone is getting a posh corner store with Boxcar Baker and Deli opening

Only the best for Marylebone's residents and workers - this new deli and cafe will serve up British produce and Swedish pastries making it a very handy addition to the area.

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Balans Soho Society have opened their eight restaurant, in Victoria's Cardinal Place

The expansion of Balans Soho Society continues - the group have just opened their eighth place, this time in Victoria. They're the latest restaurant addition to the Cardinal Place Roof Garden.

As per their other restaurants, the menu here relies on quality suppliers like The Ginger Pig and H. Forman & Son for its produce. On the menu you'll find dishes like seared scallops with spiced caulifl…

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Former Gordon Ramsay chef opens takeaway spot Alfs in Bank

After eight years working for Gordon Ramsay and then as a private chef, Angie Steele has opened her first takeaway spot in the heart of the City.…

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Is top LA chef Nancy Silverton bringing Mozza to London?

Earlier in 2018, big-name LA chef Nancy Silverton popped over for an unexpected - and hugely popular - residency in Old Street's Passo. The chef has many, many plaudits to her name, including winning the top James Beard award for outstanding chef. So she's pretty influential. 

Now it seems that there was more to the short residency than it originally appeared. Silverton had brought staff wit…

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Neapolitan pizzeria 50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo is coming to London

Another one of Naples' top pizza restaurants is coming to London. This time it's the turn of iconic pizzeria 50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo, and it's all about the dough...…

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Huge Ichiba Japanese food hall opens in Westfield London

There’ll be space for 200 to dine in at Ichiba, the enormous new Japanese food hall that’s springing up as part of Westfield’s regeneration. It’ll be providing hefty amounts of traditional Japanese cuisine, plus sakes, baked foods, ingredients to take home and cooking demos.…

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Le Bun co-founder goes permanent with Carte Blanche in Hackney

One of the co-founders of Le Bun is carrying on the French/American theme with his latest restaurant, Carte Blanche, in Hackney. Expect southern American comfort cooking with a touch of French cuisine too.…

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Yolkbreaker are bringing their egg buns to Camden Market for their first permanent location

You may have seen Yolkbreaker serving up their egg buns in various food markets. Now they're setting up their first permanent location in Camden Market. 

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Casa do Frango will serve up Algarvian piri piri chicken in Southwark

 Hoping to lure Londoners away from Nando's, this Algarvian restaurant will be cooking its chicken on a wood fired grill. Oh and there's also a secret bar worth checking out.…

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Starting line-up for the 2018 Croquetas Challenge revealed

Always one of our favourite nights of the year, the Croquetas Challenge is gearing up for its 2018 event. Now in its third year, this competitive comparison of London restaurants' best croquetas takes place at Ember Yard in Soho and they've already got a cracking line-up.

In the mix so far this year are Rovi, Scully, Farang, Breddos Tacos, Eneko, Salt Yard, Opera Tavern, Aqua Nueva, Carousel, Bla…

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Burger and Lobster are popping up at Fulham's Little Blue Door for a week of lobster-enhanced dishes

Fancy a week of lobster goodness in Fulham this month? Then the team-up between Burger and Lobster and The Little Blue Door (the place that's based on "a fictional flatshare between friends") will be just what you need. 

Burger and Lobster will be popping up there for a week (from 18 July) and you'll be able to feel their influence with many new lobster dishes. So there's:

  • Lobster croq…

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Ex-Natoora director is behind seasonal Battersea pizzeria Manifesto

When a former Natoora director opens his own south London pizzeria, you'd better expect every ingredient to have been impeccably sourced.…

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Nanban Express serves up katsu sandos and salads on Brixton's Electric Lane

If you've been craving the amazing katsu sandwiches chef Tim Anderson has been posting on Instagram, then the good news is he's now opened a place where you can get them.

Nanban have just opened Nanban Express, a hatch on Brixton's Electric Lane, serving up what they're calling "a grab-and-go menu of Japanese sandwiches and salads". The hatch, which opened last week, will be open for business fro…

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Grays and Feather are opening a sparkling wine bar in Covent Garden

With a wine merchants business and a stall on the South Bank under their belt, Grays and Feather are getting ready to open their first wine bar. And it's all devoted to sparkling wines.…

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XU launches its first full Taiwanese afternoon tea

XU, the Taiwanese restaurant from the Bao team, has had a big focus on its traditional teas since opening but now it's putting them front and centre. During the daytime this summer (from 12-5pm) the ground floor level of the restaurant will be given over to focus on tea, offering everything from a single cup to a full on traditional tea ceremony, all headed up by the in-house tea master.

For the…

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