Next up on the home delivery front is popular Covent Garden restaurant Frenchie - who are kicking off delivery this weekend.
Most importantly, this means that you can order chef Greg Marchand's amazing bacon scones and have them delivered right to your door (three for £12) or the alternative goat's cheese scone, if you fancy.
Otherwise, it's a set menu affair with three courses -
While there aren't that many people working in central London during the lockdown, other than key workers, some great restaurants are still delivering to those living in the centre of town. We round up the best.
Adam Handling's Hame delivery service includes some of his much-loved signature dishes (yes, there is chicken butter). We give it a try.
We are seeing rather a lot of restaurants making their return to London right now. And next up are the hugely popular Din Tai Fung in Covent Garden.
It's delivery only, of course, so you won't be able to see the artists at work creating the xiao long bao dumplings (it's so soothing - we could watch that for ages) and indeed, it doesn't seem that the soup dumplings available at
The Adam Handling restaurants may be closed, but the chef has just launched his new "at home" service called "Hame" in case you're suffering from chicken butter withdrawal symptoms (we love his chicken butter - you can see it above).
it won't be served hot - but everything will be fully prepared and ready to cook, with full instructions (including videos) on how to finish
We've already seen that many restaurants are becoming shops during the current lockdown, and the latest to join them is The Oystermen. They may be based right in the heart of London in Covent Garden - but they're delivering across the capital too.
And it's quite the offering. There's a large range of fish, meat veg and quite the impressive deli and grocery range which includes everything from a harissa nut mix to their
New Orleans chef Slade Rushing has moved to London to open Louie in the old L'atelier de Joel Robuchon site in Covent Garden, joining forces with Parisian powerhouse restaurant group Paris Society.
Gizzi Erskine's latest fun project is a three-month popup taking over the old Asia de Cuba site at the St Martin's Lane hotel. Here's what she's serving up.
The famed pastry chef goes cronut-free in Covent Garden, with pies, pithiviers and puddings on the menu. We take a look.
The next opening from Dominique Ansel won't be all about the Cronut - but there will be a lot of pastry involved (and a more traditional bakery downstairs).
This new all-day cafe in Seven Dials aims to be an "east meets west fusion café".
Good news for the many, MANY fans of Blacklock. The chops purveyors are expanding their group again.
They've set their sights on Covent Garden for their fourth restaurant. According to industry website Big Hospitality, Henrietta Street is
The Theatre Royal Drury Lane is getting a big new refurbishment - and as part of that a new restaurant and bar. Lloyd Webber has brought in Richard Caring and the Caprice Group (The Ivy, Brasserie of Light, Sexy Fish) to handle that.
9/12/19 - updated with opening details
A brand new 28:50 has quietly launched in Covent Garden. The wine bar group started off in Fetter Lane and grew to three different sites over the years, but right now only the Marylebone wine bar remains. The bar was previously launched by Xavier Rousset, but he left to open Blandford Comptoir and Comptoir Cafe.
The original venture focuses on 30 wines by the glass,
It’s farewell to the Covent Garden outlet of Jidori and in its place is the third branch of Korean barbecue restaurant Yori.
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