Updated 9/5/18 with images
Tom Seller's Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is have a major makeover. Here's what you need to know about it:
Menus are off the menu
That's right - menus are so last year apparently. When Story reopens each table "will be treated individually, creating their own bespoke ‘story’."
When we say off, you still need to pick which menu you're going
The Blues Kitchen on Curtain Road has given its basement bar a completely new look with a whisky-based drinks list and a women-only soundtrack.
Just in time for this year's celebrations of the 150 year anniversary of St Pancras Station, the station's St Pancras Brasserie and Champagne Bar by Searcys is getting a fresh new look. Just over a decade after it opened, the new design means it'll now have a Kitchen Bar which will be just the ticket for meetings during the day or evening chef demos using the space's open kitchen.
One key element of the redesign has been the reworking of the old private dining
For its 21st birthday, Marylebone classic The Orrery got a new look and new menu - we went to check both out.
Soho classic Kettner's has been taken over by the Soho House group and turned into a restaurant, champagne bar and townhouse with rooms. We check in for a night
With a new look and new chef - we see what the wholly redone Mayfair spot The Square is now like post refurb.
Big changes are happening to Harrods Food Halls with the first section reopening this winter
Covent Garden has got a hot new party venue as Flesh & Buns prepares to relaunch with a new look and menu
In a nutshell: Wine bar revamp
Summing it all up: Chef, author and TV presenter Alllegra McEvedy is returning to her roots and revitalising West London wine bar Albertine
What: The Eagle
In a nutshell: Traditional beer and British-Bavarian pub food in Notting Hill
Summing it all up: Notting Hill’s newest refurbished pub will have unpasteurised beer served straight from the tank, and a menu packed with Bavarian dishes which should go down a treat with the intense flavours of the beer.
Brindisa’s Shoreditch restaurant is set for a winter makeover when it relaunches as Tapas Brindisa Shoreditch. Aside from a pretty serious refurb, the menu’s set to have a bit of a revamp as well. It’ll still be bursting with the quality Spanish food Brindisa are famous for, but this time with a new focus on rural and coastal regions, specifically around the east and south of Spain spanning from Cadiz to Catalonia. It’s due in no small part to the influence from
There are some big changes afoot at one of Soho's oldest institutions. We make a return trip to Quo Vadis to see what's up.
It's all change once more at the May Fair Kitchen which is closing for a do-over of both the space and the menu. The restaurant at the May Fair hotel, which previously operated as a British grill, has gone all continental. They've brought in Amir Jati, the former head of private dining at Nobu to help switch it over to Mediterranean small plates.
Looks-wise, the space sounds like it'll be a lot airier with floor to ceilings windows replacing walls
MPs heading back to London after the summer recess have a new-look restaurant to check out. The Cinnamon Club has been closed while parliament has been on its holidays and has now repoened after a six week, £1m do-over. Everything from the private dining room to the main dining area has been reworked and they've extended that new brush to the food too.
Executive Chef Vivek Singh and Head Chef Rakesh Ravindran Nair have all manner of interesting new dishes
Can you believe that Selfridges' iconic Brass Rail restaurant has beens serving salt beef for almost 50 years? The store restaurant celebrates its 50th birthday next year and reopens tomorrow after a pre-birthday makeover.
While the salt beef remains the same, there are a number of new things to be had - not least their first ever breakfast menu including dishes such as crisp salt beef hash, or smoked salmon served with a soft boiled Buford Brown Egg,
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