Shoreditch hotel The Curtain is no more. It's just been taken over by Accor - and they're going to relaunch it as Mondrian Shoreditch in 2021.
The hotel was a complete new-build so, decor aside, we can't see any major structural changes happening but it does mean that the hotel restaurant will change - so Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster has left the
She's made a name for herself at Fulham's Harwood Arms, where she won it a Michelin star - making it London's only Michelin-starred pub. Now chef Sally Abé has added another job to her roster - she has signed on as Consultant Chef at the Conrad London St. James hotel in Westminster. She'll be looking after four new openings at the hotel over the next six months - which should shake its food and drink operation up.
The hotel is splashing
Nobu Berkeley Street may have closed, but much of the the team has moved onto this bigger endeavour. The second Nobu Hotel in London features a huge new restaurant, a bar with a terrace and its own sushi bar. And yes, there will be Black Cod Miso.
Alongside the new TV programme on ITV, The Savoy hotel has slowly been reopening after the lockdown. The Savoy Grill and the Beaufort Bar have both opened the doors, with rooms at the hotel opening only this week.
And there's something brand new if you fancy a room at the hotel - without actually staying overnight.
In what can be considered next-level private dining, they're opening up some of
We first wrote about New York's NoMad hotel coming to London almost a few years ago - but now it's actually happening.
We've now got confirmation that they're taking over the Bow Street Magistrates Court in Covent Garden, a 19th Century listed building that should look pretty damned impressive once kitted out.
If you're unfamiliar with the original hotel, one of the best
The past few months haven't been the greatest for the hotel business, but that isn't stopping new hotels from opening. Sure, quite a few have put their opening dates back a bit - but here's one that's just about to open in Clerkenwell.
Yotel already has hotels in both Heathrow and Gatwick - now they're moving into central London for the first time. If you're unfamiliar with them, they're best known for their
Chef Robin Gill has been busy of late, with the opening of Darby’s and then The Yard in 2019, and now comes news that he’s overseeing two new restaurants – The Zebra Riding Club and Valeries – at a new country escape 30 minutes north of London called Birch.
With Allegra at The Stratford getting such good reviews, the owners of new Stratford spot The Gantry London will be hoping for similar success.
They're planning on opening their new hotel, complete with sky bar, later this year, which will be part of the Curio Collection (a Hilton offshoot that also includes The Trafalgar and Lincoln Plaza). The 18 storey building, which was built by Ardmore who also did The Ned and Corinthia
If you've been wondering what Gizzi Erskine was up to next, well she's just about to open a three-month residency at the St Martins Lane London hotel.
And we rather like the sound of The Nitery by Gizzi Erskine. It's inspired by early 20th-century Parisian niteries (which sound like they were the first restaurant pop-ups) and the more louche spots of the same name that were seen later across the pond in Atlantic City. It's going to be a mix
The second restaurant at the Corinthia London is far from an also-ran as chef Andre Garrett proves with his seasonal, luxury take on the best of British and European produce.
If you're after a dining experience with a difference we have just the thing for you. You could say we're telling you what you want, what you really, really want.
The St. Pancras Renaissance has just started offering guests the chance to dine beneath the hotel's famous staircase. Now they'll make a big song and dance about it being "the soul behind Sir George Gilbert Scott’s architectural design", but what it really means is you'll be able to have
Carving out space on the hotel's ground floor, The Connaught is bringing back its legendary restaurant The Connaught Grill with Jean-Georges Vongerichten providing a modern take on grill room classics.
An ex-Galvin chef has an adventurous menu planned for this diminutive restaurant with just 12 seats in Paddington.
This sees Daniel Humm take over the main restaurant at Claridge's. With his Eleven Madison Park regularly touted as one of the very best restaurants in New York (not to mention topping the World's 50 Best list), the expectations for this London opening are sky-high.
For their tenth annual Christmas tree unveiling, Claridge's have completely outdone themselves. This year, the tree - designed by shoemaker to the stars Christian Louboutin - comes complete with a festive train carriage you can dine in.
The Loubi Express takes up the section of the hotel's lobby under the stairs. Looking for the world like something you'd see an animated Tom Hanks welcoming you aboard, the
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