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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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Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade

Updated 10/7/18 with menu details, name and opening date

What: Kym's by Andrew Wong

In a nutshell: Andrew Wong's City restaurant

Summing it all up: For his second restaurant 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.

 

The l…

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Tish will be a grand cafe-style kosher restaurant in Belsize Park

Featuring the former Head Chef of Bob Bob Ricard in the kitchen, North London's new Kosher restaurant is aiming for a European grand cafe style of dining in leafy Belsize Park.…

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Rotunda at King's Cross is closing for a major makeover this summer

Ten years after it first opened, Rotunda at Kings Place is getting a major makeover. The restaurant and its accompanying events space will close at the end of July and reopen mid-September.

Owner John Nugent, who's spending more than £1.5m on the redesign explains: "So much has changed in King’s Cross in recent years, and I am very proud that we were the early adopters of the area. Ten years into…

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Helix restaurant and Iris bar at the Gherkin are London's latest high-rise drinking and dining spots

It’s all change at the top of the Gherkin as Searcys revamp the food and drink offering with a new restaurant, Helix, and a new bar, Iris (with a space open to the public for the first time). …

Read more: Helix restaurant and Iris bar at the Gherkin are London's latest high-rise drinking and dining spots

Mayfair's Gazelle restaurant pairs an ex-El Bulli chef with top mixologist Tony Conigliaro

Tony Conigliaro is teaming up once more with chef Rob Roy Cameron to open a two floor restaurant and bar on Albermarle Street…

Read more: Mayfair's Gazelle restaurant pairs an ex-El Bulli chef with top mixologist Tony Conigliaro

The Athenian opens in Tooting, bringing souvlaki, gyros and more

The Athenian has been quietly expanding across London and this will be its sixth site in the capital. It’s all about simple, fresh Greek food made with quality ingredients, with a particular focus on souvlaki.…

Read more: The Athenian opens in Tooting, bringing souvlaki, gyros and more

Tamarind's ex-Head Chef is opening Kahani in Chelsea - his first solo venture

Chef Peter Joseph has run the kitchen at Michelin-starred Tamarind for a decade. Now he's going it alone with a restaurant where he'll be using British seasonal ingredients and serving up progressive Indian food.…

Read more: Tamarind's ex-Head Chef is opening Kahani in Chelsea - his first solo venture

BOTTLES team up with SOOD Family for their Old Spitalfields wine bar

Moving from one market to another Bottles & Battles from Mercato Metropolitano are opening their second site in Old Spitalfields Market and this time they're teaming up with pop-up SOOD Family for the food.…

Read more: BOTTLES team up with SOOD Family for their Old Spitalfields wine bar

Adam Handling's Frog E1 is moving to Hoxton Square and adding a cafe and bar

Adam Handling's empire is expanding still further. Hard on the heels of the news that he'll be running the food side of things at the Belmond Cadogan Hotel, now we hear that his first restaurant Frog E1 is upping sticks and moving to Hoxton. He'll be taking over the old Byron site on Hoxton Square from this summer.

Here's what we know so far:

It'll be a 3-for-1 deal

The new site will have ro…

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Emily Roux and husband Diego Ferrari are opening CaracteĚre restaurant in Notting Hill

Emily Roux is teaming up with her husband, Diego Ferrari - former Head Chef at Le Gavroche. They'll be running CaracteĚre, a restaurant that's part French, part Italian in Notting Hill.…

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