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14 Hills will be the new high-rise restaurant at 120 Fenchurch Street

The prolific D&D restaurant group (who own Blueprint Cafe, German Gymnasium, Quaglinos and more) are gearing up for their next opening. Fen will be near the top of a big new building on Fenchurch St.  

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Test Driving The Grand Duchess - Cornish seafood and sparkling wine at Paddington

From the same team as the London Shell Co. this boat may not be going anywhere, but the food transports you to the British seaside.…

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Nathan Outlaw is opening Siren restaurant at The Goring

Nathan Outlaw is changing his London base of operations. He's opening a new restaurant at The Goring in Belgravia - a more casual seafood-led affair that's the hotel's first new restaurant in over 100 years. …

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Richard Corrigan is opening Daffodil Mulligan restaurant at Old Street

So the news is finally out. We've known for a while that Richard Corrigan had taken over the lease of the Irish restaurant Nuala, which closed at the end of last year. And today he's been on social media confirming the story.

"There is a great team being assembled," the chef tweeted. He seems to have gone into business with John Nugent for the endeavour, a fellow Irishman who founded Kings Place…

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Centre Point's Arcade Food Theatre has TA TA, Oklava, Pophams, Pastor and more

Plus Flat Iron, Casa do Frango and Chotto Matte. Some of London's best restaurants are getting together at the end of Oxford Street.…

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Robin Gill's Dairy team opening Great Scotland Yard Hotel restaurant, cocktail bar, tea room and more

Next up from Robin Gill and The Dairy team is the new Great Scotland Yard hotel in Mayfair. He and the team will be in charge of the food, cocktails, bakery and more. …

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Rudy’s Dirty Vegan Diner returns to Camden market, and they're bringing a vegan shake bar

 

If you've been missing Rudy’s Dirty Vegan Diner since they closed for relocation in Camden Market, then you'll be very happy to know that they're now back in a much larger site, still within the market. 

And that bigger size means that more is on offer - the biggest change being the addition of a vegan shake bar. That'll be serving up vegan freak-shakes made using v…

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The Green Vic in Shoreditch is aiming to be the World's Most Ethical Pub

What makes a pub, the world's most ethical pub? Well according to The Green Vic, which is opening in Shoreditch and billing itself as just that, it's "where everything you buy and use has a positive environmental and social impact."

The pub is popping up for three months at Iron Bloom on Great Eastern Street. On their drinks list you'll find libations that, between them, support over 40 individua…

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Radio Alice are bringing their pizzas to Canary Wharf

After successful restaurants in Hoxton and Clapham, Radio Alice are next bringing their pizzas out east to Canary Wharf. Expect all the pizzas from the original, all made with organic ingredients. …

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Pophams Bakery are bringing patisserie and pasta to Hackney's Richmond Road

Expect all the carbs at Pophams Bakery's new Richmond Road space - with the open kitchen turning out viennoiserie by day and pasta by night.…

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Moncks of Dover Street is a new Mayfair brasserie from the Park Chinois team

This Mayfair brasserie comes from the same people who are behind Park Chinois. Expect a classic European brasserie in plush settings. …

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Jason Atherton is opening The Betterment at The Biltmore hotel in Mayfair

We hear that Jason Atherton has been lined up to tun all the food side of things at this new London hotel - right opposite his old boss Gordon Ramsay's new restaurant…

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Sub Cult's award-winning sandwiches get a permanent City spot

They've been street food legends for five years and now Sub Cult are getting a much-deserved permanent place in the City. With brand new subs along with the classics, this looks like your new City lunch spot. …

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Moor Hall tops the 2019 National Restaurant Awards, while London dominates the top 100

 

The National Restaurant of the Year was announced tonight for the annual Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2019 and the academy of voters (200 chefs, restaurateurs, food writers and critics) deemed Lancashire's Moor Hall to be the bee's knees.

Chef Mark Birchall (ex-L’Enclume) has only been open two years but has already picked up no fewer than two Michelin stars and 5 AA Rosettes al…

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Test Driving Darby's - the Dairy gets fancy in Vauxhall

The people behind The Dairy have opened their new restaurant and bar, Darby's in Vauxhall. We head along to take a look at their fancy new space.…

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