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Flor is the new Borough restaurant from Lyle's

The people behind Lyle's open their second restaurant in Borough called Flor. This time it's part wine bar and part bakery. 

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Nando's brings brunch to Shoreditch with Nando's Yard

What's the most popular restaurant in London? Or indeed the UK? We'd be hard pressed not to give that plaudit to Nando's which has a legion of fans (and yes, we've been known to pop in from time to time too). Those fans will be very pleased to hear about the Nando's summer pop-up coming to Shoreditch in August. 

And the biggest reason for the excitement will be the appearance of the Nando's…

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Three London pubs make it into AA's The Pub Guide 2020

The AA's The Pub Guide 2020 has just come out and this morning they released the details of the new pubs that have made the grade for the first time. Chosen for "their atmosphere, good beer and great food", three London establishments have entered the 2019 guide. They're all in central London and here's what you need to know about them.

 

The Carpenters Arms

12 Seymour Pl, Marylebone, London…

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Flat Iron bring their steaks to Spitalfields

If you're a fan of Flat Iron's steak great value steak, then you'll be very pleased to hear they're opening a new branch in Spitalfields - which will be very handy for city-folk. …

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Badiani gelato open their new ice-cream parlour on the Fulham Road

You've got to hand it those Italians - not only do they know how to make cracking gelato, but they're also a dab hand at planning the perfect opening for their latest shop in London.

With the coming days in London set to scorchio, the Florentine company will be throwing open the doors to their new ice-cream parlour on the Fulham Road. Even better, this new branch will have a lovely garden out the…

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Zero-waste Silo comes to CRATE Brewery in Hackney after moving from Brighton

One of the pioneers of the zero-waste Douglas McMaster is moving his Silo restaurant from Brighton to the first floor of the CRATE Brewery White Building. He'll be putting that zero-waste ethos into everything in the new restaurant with an ever-changing menu. …

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Rye by the Water in Brentford features an ex-Dairy head chef

An ex Dairy Head Chef and the Head Pastry Chef at Little Bread Pedlar have teamed up for this bakery and restaurant in Brentford. Right by the canal, you can get pastries and sandwiches by day - and grills, pizzas and more by night. …

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Your guide to the restaurants and cafes opening up at Royal Wharf London

Down at Royal Wharf, a large new waterside development in London’s Royal Docks in Newham, there's a whole host of new restaurants and cafes getting ready to open over the summer. Here's our guide to what's moving in:

  • Sushinoen - from the folk who run Sushinoen on Whitechapel High Street, this is all about Japanese home-cooking and freshly made sushi. It'll serve up an Omakase menu of sashimi and…

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Test Driving Coqfighter - legendary fried chicken hits Soho

They've made quite the name for themselves trading at Boxpark in Shoreditch, but the move to Soho sees these fried chicken folk able to expand their repertoire.…

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New London restaurants coming in July 2019

Here are the top new restaurants that will be opening in July. This month we have a new opening from the Lyle's team and two big new buildings are unveiled - The Standard Hotel in King's Cross (with Adam Rawson's restaurant) and Manhattan Loft Gardens in Stratford (with Patrick Powell's place). …

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Flesh and Buns are launching the lunchtime Poke-Don mash-up

Flesh and Buns are getting into the poke business - but they're doing it with a twist. Called Poke-Don, they'll be creating a hybrid between a poke dish and a donburi. Poke was made by Japanese communities in Hawaii using cut raw fish and a selection of fruit and vegetable toppings - adapted from donburi, where cooked rice was topped with ingredients from other parts of their menu…

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LIMA restaurateurs are opening CARACAS at Westfield London

It's all about the arepa at this new South American dining spot opening up at Westfield London shopping centre…

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Mo Diner is a Mediterranean 30s-style diner from Momo

Next door to Momo in Mayfair (and referred to as its "playful cousin") Mo Diner takes the American diner concept on a spin through the Med - both with the look and the twist to all the food. …

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St. JOHN are opening a bakery at Fora in Borough

St John are bringing their famous doughnuts and madeleines to the Fora workspace spot in Borough…

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