It's been a little quiet on the Alan Yau front this year, but that's all set to change. The Evening Standard reports that he’s working on three launches for 2020, so expect to see a lot more from him.
The Hong-Kong born restaurateur, founder
The ex-Fat Duck Executive Head Chef's next venture will be in London and that he's also teaming up with another Fat Duck Alumni, Master Sommelier Isa Bal.
We'd been hearing for quite a while that JKS Restaurants (the group behind Gymkhana, Bao, Lyle's and more) were eyeing up sites in King's Cross, but now it's getting closer to reality. As first reported by trade website MCA, planning documents have surfaced on the Camden Council website
This restaurant on Golden Square is looking to the Riviera and the Mediterranean for its influences and will have a design created by the people behind the look of Chiltern Firehouse.
Leaving their conveyor belts behind, this is a "full service" restaurant from the people behind YO! Sushi, with a focus on sharing dishes.
This is the second of Stevie Parle's fresh pasta bars, following the original in Soho. Expect affordable fresh pasta and this time they'll also have some cheesy soft serve.
This new all day restaurant will open up right next to the Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross and they're promising very special hummus, the best halal steaks and more.
Sticks n Sushi been a growing success story in London with six restaurants here - and here comes their seventh, right in the heart of Soho. Expect the usual huge range of yakitori, sushi plates and more.
New to Belsize Lane is Calici - a neighbourhood Italian restaurant with wine bar, serving up regional, modern dishes, making their own pasta, and going big on Italian wine.
After multiple residencies across town, Oded Oren is opening his own restaurant in Dalston. Expect Mediterranean food with a touch of Tel Aviv.
Firebrand pizza has won a lot of fans in its original Marylebone site - and now they're opening a second pizzeria in Clerkenwell. But that's not all, as they're also opening Diggs, an all-day cafe next door.
The former head chef of Chiltern Firehouse is moving up in the world, literally. He's opening this seventh-floor restaurant with sky garden in The Stratford in, yes, Stratford.
If you're living or working near Old Street roundabout, then a new lifestyle spot opening up on City Road might be for you.
atis is going to be serving up salad bowls, juices and more in the ground floor of the newly-opened Atlas Building on City Road. The duo behind it are husband and wife team who want to serve up food that's "a bowl of food that will be full of flavour, healthy and nutritious". Eleanor you might remember from her previous
Summer is retreating and autumn is incoming (although it officially starts on 23 September). And while the restaurant scene in London has been going through some trying times - there really are a lot of big, exciting new restaurants on the horizon. We've picked out some of the ones you should have your eye on.
Rebecca Mascarenhas and Phil Howard's Sonny's gets a new name, look and team. And the menu at this neighbourhood Barnes spot sounds very good indeed.
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