Mortimer House, a member’s club and workspace in Fitzrovia, has already hosted guest chef residencies from Elizabeth Haig and Oli Brown of duck duck goose, and next up is Luke Selby, who you may recognise from Great British Menu. As well as starring on the BBC series, Luke was previously head chef at Ollie Dabbous’ Hide, which he left earlier this year to pursue his own projects.
Luke will be joined by his two brothers Nathaniel and Theo
The first residency to take over the old Magpie space at 10 Heddon Street is by the former head chef of Kitty Fisher's and the owner of Smokestak. A match made in heaven? We went to find out.
Great Guns Social in Borough has just announced a trio of residencies running up to October, and they all sound well worth your time. Here's what's coming.
In Islington's Compton Arms, they have the very popular Four Legs residency (which we Test Drove recently). Now the Compton Arms' sister pub The Gun in Hackney has brought in a long term food residency Anju - which they're hoping will be a similar success.
Anju - which already has a residency at Blend in Green Lanes -
You might have tried their food at Market Hall Victoria or Old Spitalfields Market, but Flank's next move is to take on a long term residency in East London at The Print House in Stratford.
Flank is all about nose-to-tail eating and cooking over fire and Flank OG, which will be in Stratford, expands their offering to more of a small plates game. From a quick look at what's on their launch menu, it definitely sounds worth checking out.
So what makes a pizza, a wild pizza? Well at Flat Earth - a new residency at The Hive natural wine bar in East London - it's all about using local, fermented and foraged ingredients. Even the bases are special - they're made with heritage grains created using E5 Bakehouse and Gilchester’s organic flour.
Behind it is Rich Baker who used to be CEO for Benito's Hat and was Director of Operations for The Restaurant Group and Sarah Brading - who
Mortimer House is on a bit of a roll at the moment. Not only getting rave reviews for its main restaurant, but also has huge success with the first of its guest series upstairs with Elizabeth Haigh, previewing her upcoming restaurant Kaizen
22/7/19 update, unfortunately, the residencies have been cancelled.
Sweet-toothed fans of afternoon tea will want to make a beeline for Harrods this summer. The Knightsbridge department store has enticed four of the best French pâtisserie chefs – Pierre Hermé, Angelo Musa, Cédric Grolet and Yann Couvreur - to put on residencies in their tea rooms.
The series, which runs from July through to
If you've ever tried chef Maria Elia's food, then you'll know that her upcoming three week residency at Great Guns Social in Southwark is worth pencilling in the diary.
The globetrotting chef and author (she's launched restaurants in California and done pop-ups in Rwanda) is planning a modern Greek menu for her return to London. Dishes will include:
If you're a fan of Le Bun and missed their recent Shoreditch pop-up - then another chance is incoming with a new residency at the Sebright Arms. They'll have all the usual French/American inspired burgers, as well as special events including a Wednesday offer of a bucket of Old Blue Last beer and hot wings for £10
The menu includes...
Fresh from their successful residency at Highbury's Mountgrove Bothy, husband and wife team - John Chantarasak and Desiree West's AngloThai are heading to south London for their next venture. They'll be popping up at Robin and Sarah Gill's Clapham restaurants, Counter Culture and The Dairy for May and June.
First up, they'll be taking over Counter Culture serving up their traditional Thai recipes and flavours married with modern techniques and seasonal
If you’ve been wondering where Elizabeth Haigh, the chef that won a Michelin Star at Pidgin, was going to pop up next, then you’ll be glad to hear she has a new central London residency starting in May. While we wait for her first permanent restaurant, you’ll soon be able to to catch her new eight week residency at Mortimer House, a member’s club and workspace in Fitzrovia.
Head Chef Lello Favuzzi, who recently joined Mortimer House Kitchen, will continue to oversee
Fresh on the heels of Chinese Laundry's successful sojourn there comes news that AngloThai will be the next residency at the Mountgrove Bothy.
If you haven't been lucky enough to try their food to date, let us enlighten you. The chef is John Chantarasak who was twice shortlisted for the Young British Foodie ‘Chef of the Year’ and until four months ago was working at som saa. He's now branched out on his own, and after some time cooking around the UK, Europe
Updated 30/2/19 with the menu
We've just passed week two of My Million Pound Menu, where London stalwart Baba Gs came top (and you can visit them right now at Pop Brixton or Camden Market).
But that's not all that came out of the
We've been fans of Butchies' amazing chicken sandwiches since we first tried them years ago at Taste of London. Since then they've done popups and residencies and opened their first standalone restaurant in Shoreditch and a stall at Market Hall Fulham. But now, they're after the posh pound.
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