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Dishoom supersize their breakfast with a Double Bacon Naan

Be still our beating hearts. One of London's most beloved breakfast dishes - the Dishoom Bacon Naan is getting an upgrade. From next week, the cult group are bringing in a range of new morning delights, key of which is the Double Bacon Naan. Featuring double the usual amount of smoked streaky bacon stuffed into freshly baked naan, with cream cheese, chilli tomato jam and fresh herbs - it'll set y…

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Fitzroy in Cornwall is the latest opening from Primeur, Western's Laundry folk

 

They already have three hit restaurants in London with Primeur, Westerns Laundry and Jolene and now the same team are heading down to Cornwall. David Gingell (who grew up in Cornwall) and Jeremie Cometto are bringing Fitzroy to the harbour town of Fowey. 

Being so close to the sea means that yes, daily catches will be a big thing on the menu. As a result, it will be highly se…

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Ember on Brick Lane comes from a former Come Dine With Me winner

Former Come Dine with Me winner Craig McAlpine has set up his own restaurant on Brick Lane. As you might guess from the name, there's a lot of cooking over an ember grill with an ever-changing seasonal menu. …

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New London restaurants coming in May 2019

It's time to run down the new restaurants that will be coming your way in May. The upcoming month sees Irish-influenced menus, bao buns and karaoke, top cocktails and a restaurant that's been five years in the making...…

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Three Uncles serves up Cantonese roast meats at Holloway's Nag's Head Market

Three Uncles is coming to Holloway's Upper Place market with authentic Cantonese roasted meats. Find out what's on the menu...…

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Chinese Laundry heads to Brockley for a 3-month pop-up

If you've been missing Chinese Laundry since they closed in Islington (and also their Highbury and Dalston residencies) another chance is incoming. They're the latest to take over the "No 10 Coulgate" pop-up space (Mother Flipper were the latest residency) and they'll be staying there for three whole months.

As before, it'll be run by chefs Peiran Gong and Tongtong Ren, who will be serving up dis…

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Aussie brewery Little Creatures open a London taproom in King's Cross

King's Cross is getting a new brewery, taproom and restaurant as Australian craft beer brand Little Creatures prepare to open behind Granary Square.…

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NYC's The Halal Guys pick Earls Court for their second London restaurant

Hugely popular American street food sensation The Halal Guys are building on their UK base, picking Earls Court as the location for their second London restaurant.…

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Crane's Kitchen is the new restaurant for Peckham's South London Gallery

The same people who brought us Soane's Kitchen have taken over the gallery cafe in the South London Gallery in Peckham for their latest opening. …

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London's first all South African wine bar Protea is opening in Farringdon

 

Over in Farringdon, South African braai restaurant Hammer & Tongs are just getting ready to unveil their new wine bar. They've taken over the old basement bar to launch The Protea Wine Bar - a space devoted to South African wine.

The new bar will feature a 100% South African wine list - covering South African Cabernet Sauvignons, Pinotage, Chenin Blanc and more. They'll also be doing wine…

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The Standard Hotel London and Adam Rawson open Isla and Double Standard in King's Cross

The huge Standard hotel comes with not one, but two ground floor drinking spaces. Run by ex-Pachamama chef Adam Rawson, there will be Isla (focusing on British coastal cuisine) and the more British pub/dive bar Double Standard. …

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Restaurateur and British Kebab Awards founder Ibrahim Dogus made Mayor of Lambeth

Now here's a story either to inspire you, or make you realise just how little you've achieved with your own life to date...

Last night Ibrahim Dogus was officially sworn in as Mayor of Lambeth. It's another key moment for the former Kurdish refugee whose parents fled to the UK when he was just 14.

The 35-year-old restaurateur and former waiter, now owns three restaurants in central London - Troia…

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The Stratford Brasserie takes over the ground floor of Manhattan Loft Gardens

The Stratford Brasserie second restaurant to be announced in the fancy Manhattan Loft Gardens in Stratford. It's an all-day brasserie that should have a very impressive look - coupled with an enviable outside space. …

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Bob Bob Cité is coming to the City, and it looks VERY bling

Soho's iconic restaurant Bob Bob Ricard is opening a second place on the third floor of the Cheesegrater and they've got a top chef to head up the operation…

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