Shaftesbury Avenue

  • Frank and Jackson Boxer launch Below Stone Nest, a dive bar on Shaftesbury Avenue

    below stone nest bar shaftesbury avenue london

    This is a turn up for the books. You don't normally think of Shaftesbury Avenue when you're looking for a cool place to drink in the West End. But a new dive bar being opened by the Boxer brothers, Frank and Jackson, sounds like it'll be the hottest place to be this autumn.

    Below Stone Nest sees the brothers behind Brunswick House, Orasay and Frank's Cafe in Peckham, take on the bar space

  • US chicken wing chain Wingstop choose Shaftesbury Avenue for their UK flagship restaurant

    wingstop londonWith 1000 restaurants all over the world it was only a matter of time before chicken wing specialists Wingstop set their sights on London.

  • Aussie chain Doughnut Time is opening on Shaftesbury Avenue

    doughnuttimePopular Australian doughnut company is on the move and the first of a UK rollout will be its store on Shaftesbury Avenue

  • Yamagoya launches a limited edition raindrop cake


    Prepare to have your Instagram feed flooded. From next week, the ramen popup Yamagoya on Shaftesbury Avenue will be introducing Londoners to the raindrop cake.

    This rather beautiful creation is a cult Japanese dish - mizu shingen mochi, made in the shape of a water droplet. It's made from special agar powder and is served up with sweet molasses syrup (Kuromitsu) and kinako (roasted soybean flour) for dipping. It's quite literally a melt in your mouth dessert

  • LEON Shaftesbury Avenue puts on singing staff


    What: LEON Shaftesbury Avenue

    In a nutshell: LEON brings its usual healthy fast food to the West End, served to you by singing staff

    Summing it all up: Healthy lunchtime chain LEON has auditioned 40 aspiring luvvies to create a team that can not only cook, but also sing to customers at the same time.