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  • The Little Scarlet Door brings the house party to Soho

    The Little Scarlet Door brings the house party to Soho

    They've opened little yellow, blue and orange doors around town and now the same people are bringing The Little Scarlet Door to Soho. It's part of the big renovations on Greek Street which have created the new Ilona Rose House (so you can see where they got the inspiration for the colour choice).

    If you're yet to visit any of the Little Doors (they've opened in Notting Hill, Fulham and

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  • Pasero supperclub pick Tottenham for their restaurant opening

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    Have you moved somewhere in London only to discover it could really do with a few more restaurants? Well, you could do what Genevieve and Tim Sparrow are doing in Tottenham and just open your own.

    The duo, who have both worked in restaurants for years, moved to Tottenham a few years back. After running a series of supperclubs around the area they finally decided to go all in. Tim has stepped back to look

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  • Notting Hill’s Walmer Castle to reopen as a Scottish restaurant and whisky bar

    walmer castle notting hill scottish opening

    While there was a lot of buzz about David Beckham and Guy Ritchie buying Notting Hill’s Walmer Castle pub in 2018, it was quietly taken over by entrepreneur and hotelier Piers Adam in February 2022. Adams already co-owns The Punch Bowl with Ritchie and is probably best known for his clubs like Mahiki.

    The pub will reopen in collaboration with Scotland’s oldest whisky hotel, The Craigellachie, to feature

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  • New London restaurants opening in April 2022

    New London restaurants opening in April 2022

    Heading into April we have a new opening from Chantelle Nicholson, fire-based cooking in Dalston, two big new food halls and lots more besides...

  • Flat Earth Pizza are opening a permanent meat-free restaurant in Bethnal Green

    Flat Earth Pizza are opening a permanent meat-free restaurant in Bethnal Green

    You may have caught them in pop-ups and residencies over the past couple of years. but now Flat Earth pizza are getting ready to unveil their first restaurant (which just happens to be where they held their first-ever pop-up). 

    Set up by Sarah Brading and Rich Baker, Flat Earth are all about meat-free pizzas with an added focus on sustainability. Together they

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  • Ronaldo is opening another London restaurant, this time with CZN Burak

    burak and ronaldo

    His first London restaurant, Zela, lasted barely two years, closing its doors for good during the pandemic. But Ronaldo's not going to let that experience dim his enthusiasm for the London scene. So the footballer is already making plans to get back into the restaurant game.

    He's joining forces with Turkish restaurateur Burak Ozdemir with plans to open a London restaurant towards the end of the year. 

    Also known as

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  • The next big Market Hall is coming to Canary Wharf

    The next big Market Hall is coming to Canary Wharf

    Updated 29/3/22 with full traders list and opening date

    Originally announced in May 2019 (before Market Hall West End even opened), Market Hall Canary Wharf is finally going to happen. 

    It's been a particularly tough couple of years for the Market Halls, who've been badly hit by some of the pandemic restrictions, but they're bouncing back. While the Fulham

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  • Miznon is bringing its pitas to London

    Miznon is bringing its pitas to London

    They have pita restaurants around the world and now Miznon finally has its sights set on London.

    The international pita merchant, set up by Israeli celebrity chef Eyal Shani, is planning to open in Soho, according to industry website Propel. So far there are only eight Miznons worldwide (first in Tel Aviv and now including Paris and New York), but he has plans for another 150 so don't be surprised to see

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  • Brix sees Brixton restaurateurs join up with DJ Troyboi to bring Brooklyn vibes to Bankside

    brix restaurant and bar bankside london

    The team who launched the much-loved (and missed) Brixton Village Grill and also Chip Shop are headed towards the river for their next opening. Restaurateurs Michael Lythgoe and Cidalia Rodrigues are hoping to bring Brixton vibes to Bankside with their restaurant and late-night bar BRIX. And they're teaming up with DJ and producer Troyboi to make sure it has the right warehouse vibes.

    They're taking over the old

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  • Harrods is opening the first UK patisserie by top Paris chef Angelo Musa

    angelo musa harrods london

    Hot on the heels of Cedric Grolet's arrival in London comes news that another feted Parisian pastry chef is heading our way. Angelo Musa is HUGE in Paris where he works at super luxe hotel Hotel Plaza Athénée and he's been enticed over to London by Harrods.

    The Knightsbridge store will open an outpost by Musa this

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  • Maria G's is Robin Gill's seasonal Italian restaurant in Kensington

    Maria G's is Robin Gill's seasonal Italian restaurant in Kensington 

    Robin Gill (Darby's, Bermondsey Larder, Sorella) is heading west for his next opening, Italian restaurant Mama G's. 

    This restaurant will be inspired by the chef's time in southern Italy and they're billing is as a relaxed Italian restaurant with British produce. Expect a seasonal menu here, with a focus on Southern Italian cuisine in the summer, and a Nothern Italy

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  • Straker's sees TikTok chef Thomas Straker head to Notting Hill for his restaurant

    Straker's is Thomas Straker's Notting Hill restaurant

    He became big on both Instagram and Tiktok over the pandemic years with "food you want to eat" as his main byline. Now Thomas Straker is ready to launch his own restaurant, Straker's, in Notting Hill. 

    If you're unfamiliar with Straker, he's previously worked at The Dorchester, Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner and Elystan Street, and ...

  • H Division is a bar in a Victorian police station where you'll be hunting the Ripper

    H Division is a bar in a Victorian police station where you'll be hunting the Ripper

    They've already created immersive bars like ABQ (the bar with a Breaking Bad theme) and Bletchley (1940s based, a bit of codebreaking involved) and now the same people behind those are heading to Shoreditch with another immersive bar.

    This time it's called H Division. It's themed as a Victorian police station in east London that's covering unsolved cases. And yes,

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  • Patty & Bun head to Northcote Road with Canary Wharf on the horizon

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    23/3/22 - the Northcote Road branch has now opened. 

    South of the river fans of the Smokey Robinson or Ari Gold have a spring bonus as Patty & Bun are taking on a site on Northcote Road.

    This new 'stripped back' burger joint is going to be like Patty & Bun's original spot by Selfridges so there'll be room for 35 inside and a few seats outdoors too.

    It's the ninth opening

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  • Soho House is opening a Little House club in Balham

    A Soho House club is coming to Balham

    Soho House isn't slowing down. Now that 180 House on the Strand is done, they're looking at their next opening. This time it's in Balham (taking over what used to be the Foxlow site) and it's the first time they've gone to South London. 

    At this stage, there's only a very small amount of news. We have a preview of what it should look like inside (see the pic above) and we do know that it'll also

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