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Jumi cheesemongers are opening on Newington Green and raclette evenings are planned

Borough Market's Swiss cheese specialists Jumi are opening their first permanent store in Stoke Newington with plans afoot to hold raclette evenings and cheese school.

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Little Kolkata goes permanent in Covent Garden

Little Kolkata has been a successful supperclub specialising in Bengali cuisine. Now they're settling down with a permanent restaurant in Covent Garden with a bigger menu, new dishes and more.…

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Brother Marcus are bringing their brunches and more to Islington's Camden Passage

Having built up a loyal following in Balham for their combo of top brunches, Brother Marcus are hoping that formula together with a new menu of Mediterranean small plates and cocktails does equally well in North London.…

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Isla Ray is an all day cafe opening on Deptford High Street

Returning Londoner Rachael Dalton-Loveland has come back from Oz inspired by their cafe culture to open this all day cafe which will serve up sharing plates and cocktails in the evening to Deptford denizens.…

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The original Mayfair Chisou is moving to a bigger spot just down the road

After 16 years of business, Japanese restaurant Chisou is on the move - but they're not moving far. They're leaving their former base on Princes Street and opening up a bigger place on Woodstock Street (the same street that Neo Bistro is on). 

The new restaurant adds a chef's table at the sushi bar, and they'll be serving "by the piece" sushi omakase there as a new addition. And th…

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BabaBoom's Middle Eastern kebabs are coming to Islington's Upper Street

They already have a kebab restaurant in Battersea, and now they're coming to Islington's Upper Street. BabaBoom will be serving up all their favourite kebabs with meat and vegetables cooked over coal and some cracking Middle Easter sides too. …

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V For vegan lifestyle and food festival hits Brick Lane this August

Shoreditch's Vegan Nights market is set to go next level for August as part of a new vegan lifestyle festival at The Old Truman Brewery. Running for the whole of the month, V For says they're aimed at vegans, vegetarians and the V curious (their term, not ours) with fitness, shopping and food events running throughout the festival.

On the food front, in addition to Vegan Nights' usual traders the…

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Yotam Ottolenghi is opening ROVI in Fitzrovia - here's what you need to know - updated with first look

Yotam Ottolenghi's new restaurant in Fitzrovia will be a bit of a departure. Veg will still be at the heart, but this place with an ex-Grain Store chef will see them using fire and fermentation more.…

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Could Sticky Walnut's Gary Usher be opening a restaurant in London?

Gary Usher is pretty much the master of crowdfunding, with his last restaurant launch, Wreckfish, in Liverpool, meeting its targets in record time. Best known for Sticky Walnut in Chester, his restaurants have all been based in the north (including Burnt Truffle in Merseyside and Hispi in Manchester),

Marina O'Loughlin said of the original Sticky Walnut: "If I could clone Sticky Walnut,…

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Caravan are opening a new restaurant on Great Portland Street

Looks like there could be another new Caravan on the way - this time on Great Portland Street. Expect coffee and brunch aplenty. …

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Ramo Ramen brings halal ramen to Kentish Town

Kentish Town just got a new ramen spot…

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Nuno Mendes is opening a 16-seat resturant experience Maos in Shoreditch

Nuno Mendes' next project will be an intimate restaurant seating diners around one table in a space in Shoreditch.…

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Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana is the World's Best Restaurant for 2018

The results are in, and it's been a good year for Europe in general, grabbing six of the Top 10 restaurants on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But there could be only one winner and this year it was a return to the podium for Massimo Bottura and his Modena restaurant Osteria Francescana.

Bottura, in accepting the award, told his fellow chefs: "I'm going to use all these spotlights for all o…

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Megan's is coming to Balham with their latest dog-friendly restaurant

Megan's have already opened two successful restaurants on King's Road and Parson's Green and this is their third. As before, expect cafe by day, restaurant at night and for dogs to be very welcome at any time. …

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Tap13 serves up cocktails, wines and beers on tap in Tooting Broadway Market

Tooting Broadway Market's cool new tap room has something for everyone with everything from cocktails, wine and ciders to beer on tap. Oh and it's zero waste too.…

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