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Wilder Restaurant and Bar will take over the basement space at Boundary London in Shoreditch

Sir Terence Conran has teamed up with an experienced chef to transform the fortunes of the lower ground restaurant at the Boundary London, reopening as Wilder.

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Roma on Brick Lane from the Made of Dough crowd will dish out Roman pizzas for a fiver

The Made of Dough crowd are behind this new pizzeria on Brick Lane serving up thin Roman-style pizzas for just a fiver.…

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BABBER will serve up modish kebabs at Peckham's The White Horse

Londoners love their kebabs. And the rise of more modern kebab offerings in London continues to grow with the arrival of BABBER in Peckham this month.

Run by head chef Joseph Ryan who started at Hoi Polloi and Salon in Brixton Village before running the kitchen at nearby Frank’s Bar, it's going to take the food you're perhaps more likely to eat after drinking and put it squarely back in the pub.…

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The Michelin Guide 2020 is out and Sketch is the UK's new three star restaurant

There are some constants in this life. And it's a sure thing that every year, come the day that the Michelin Guide reveals who has won, lost and retained a Michelin star, that there will be grumbling. Some will say the stars are no longer relevant, others that not enough have been awarded, others still that the stars have gone to the wrong chefs. But one thing's for sure - for something that's no…

Read more: The Michelin Guide 2020 is out and Sketch is the UK's new three star restaurant

The Borough Market Kitchen is a new dining space coming to the Market

Up to 25 food traders will feature in a new communal dining space, The Borough Market Kitchen, that opens in Jubilee Place in mid-November.…

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Burger and Lobster pimp up their lobster roll with Champagne sauce

 

Burger and lobster are getting into the Seafood Week spirit with their latest launch. Feeling that a lobster roll alone wasn't quite enough, they've decided to pimp it up with Champagne. So their new special is a lobster roll covered in a Champagne butter sauce. 

The whole thing (including fries) costs £25 and is available at all UK Burger and Lobsters now. 

 

More about Burg…

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Italian restaurant Legare to open in London Bridge this Autumn

An ex-Trullo chef joins an ex-Barrafina GM for Legare, offering seasonal Italian pasta and natural wines.…

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Michelin reveals its 2020 Bib Gourmands for London restaurants

(We're updating this piece as the awards are released) 

We're gearing up for the new Michelin awards for 2020, probably the most important awards of the season. They're being announced on Monday afternoon - but as ever, Michelin is announcing the new Bib Gourmands to get us in the Michelin mood. 

So these aren't stars - but kind of a prelude to the stars. The Bib Gourmands "highlight re…

Read more: Michelin reveals its 2020 Bib Gourmands for London restaurants

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2019 are revealed - Dante NYC claims top spot

 

The World's 50 Best Bars 2019 were revealed last night with New York’s Dante claiming the top spot. The top-ranked New York Bar which has seen multiple residencies in London over the past few years placed above London’s top bars The Connaught and The American Bar at the Savoy.

Also in the top 10 were more of our favourite international drinking spots, now familiar names due to regular popup…

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The Ivy Victoria takes over the old Jamie's Italian space in Victoria

The Ivy Collection's latest addition to its 36-strong restaurant emporium will be a 292-seater restaurant and bar called The Ivy Victoria,…

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Chick ‘n’ Sours to open in Spitalfields

Quirky fried-chicken outlet with a cult following, Chick ‘n’ Sours will open a fourth site in November. The 50-cover location in Spitalfields also features a new menu with plant-based offerings and a take-away option.…

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Chunky Buddha will serve up Asian tapas at Nightjar

 

After 10 years running one of the capital's very best bars, Nightjar is bringing in someone new to look after its food. Lee Chau Le is taking Chunky Buddha to the bar for an ongoing residency. 

Also at Truman Brewery’s JuJu’s Bar (and he appeared on Jason Atherton's Chef's Brigade), Lee will be combining his roots in New York and Bethnal Green with the background of his Chine…

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Casa do Frango brings its piri piri chicken to Shoreditch - and piri piri beer too

One of our readers' favourite restaurants in town is coming to Shoreditch. Expect their amazing piri piri chicken, brand new Portuguese dishes and piri piri beer too. …

Read more: Casa do Frango brings its piri piri chicken to Shoreditch - and piri piri beer too

Judy Joo brings Seoul Bird to Westfield Shepherd’s Bush

Korean-American chef and television personality Judy Joo will bring a taste of Korea to the food court at Westfield Shepherd’s Bush. Seoul Bird will feature her famous double-fried chicken.…

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Patty & Bun set their burger sights on Carnaby

It's all change in Kingly Street this winter as Patty&Bun have picked it as the location for their ninth restaurant, opening in November. So they'll be bringing along all the burgers you've loved from their other restaurants - but as it's a very early stage we're yet to hear if there are any new additions (although new specials are added all the time).

It's the ninth Patty & Bun (and the…

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