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Chucs is opening its latest Italian restaurant and cafe in Belgravia

The Chucs Restaurant & Cafe collection, specialising in modern European cuisine, will open a fifth site in Belgravia (its largest), which will also be its flagship store.

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Madera at Treehouse London will be a Mexican restaurant with amazing views

Taking over the old Saint George's Hotel by the BBC's Broadcasting House, on Langham Place is the American Treehouse hotel group and they've brought in the high-end Mexican restaurant group to open high-rise restaurant Madera at Treehouse London.…

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Mikkeller and Rick Astley are opening the Mikkeller Brewpub in Exmouth Market

Cult Danish brewer Mikkeller have teamed up with Rick Astley once more, but their second London bar will also feature a brewery and a restaurant.…

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A new restaurant called SW7 will open in… South Kensington

SW7 restaurant features Madrid chef Javier Rodrigo Alviz, opening at the Hotel London Kensington. At this new brasserie and bar in South Kensington, expect a fusion of Mediterranean and classic British cuisine.…

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Selfridges launches its huge new confectionary hall

There are quite a lot of changes happening all over Selfridges at the moment - and the latest is their confectionary department. If you've visited before, you'll have found quite the selection at the back of the shop - but now it's been brought right into the middle - waiting for you in a huge space as you take the escalators into the lower ground floor. 

You'll be able to find plenty of cho…

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Lina Stores is bringing pasta to King's Cross

As the original Soho deli marks 75 years in London, Lina Stores prepares to open a new pasta restaurant and deli in King's Cross. Their largest yet, expect some of their best pasta dishes plus a lot of new additions too. …

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Test Driving Jason Atherton's The Betterment

Jason Atherton now has an entire London hotel to cater for. We went along to try his new restaurant The Betterment and the Pine bar too.  …

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Bleecker are bringing their burgers to Westfield London

24/10/19 - updated with opening date

Yes, that's right - another Bleecker is coming to town - and this time they've gone west, opening up in Westfield London in their food court.

We're not shy of touting Bleecker as one of our favourite burgers in London, and they've also been voted as best burger in London by Time Out for three years. If you're out west shopping and haven't tried them yet,…

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The Londoner 'super boutique' hotel on Leicester Square will have cinemas, rooftop bar and more

Leicester Square's food and drink scene gets an injection of cool with this upcoming hotel promising a rooftop bar with firepits, two Odeon luxe cinemas and a signature all day restaurant.…

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Stoney Street is the new Borough Market restaurant from 26 Grains

They made their name with porridge, but the team behind 26 Grains has a much more varied menu at its Borough Market opening, Stoney Street. There will be a seasonal menu that adapts from breakfast through to dinner and a handy hatch too. …

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High-end Japanese coffee % Arabica comes to London, opening in Covent Garden and Broadway market

Following the launch of Omotesando in Fitzrovia, another high-end coffee shop % Arabica (not to be confused with the Levantine restaurant) has come to London. They're going one better than Omotesando, launching two stores almost simultaneously, in Covent Garden and Broadway Market. 

It has to be said, the coffee shops look very stylish indeed - a very paired back, clean look with their…

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Taproom by Brixton Village will serve up a very local beer selection

Just a few months after they opened their first space in Bethnal Green the Taproom Group are expanding to Brixton.

Taproom by Brixton Village will follow the lead of the East London opening and champion local breweries serving beers produced close to the bar. So you'll find the likes of Brixton Brewery, Gypsy Hill, The Kernel, Canopy and Orbit on tap. If you want to explore the beer selection go…

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Other Side Fried come to Brixton for their first permanent restaurant

They started serving up fried chicken in Brixton five years ago and now Other Side Fried are back with a permanent restaurant under the arches. …

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Test Driving Arabica King's Cross - a place to return to again and again

This Levantine-inspired all day space in King's Cross has a modern Middle Eastern menu you'll want to work your way through.…

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IT Ibiza comes to London, taking over a Mayfair gallery space

Dinner, aperitivo, art and Balearic DJs arrive on the ever-changing Mayfair restaurant scene from Ibiza.…

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