What: The Coal Shed
In a nutshell: Fresh seafood, dry-aged steak and specials, plus sharing plates and Sunday roasts, all served Thameside.
Summing it all up: After enjoying considerable success in its seaside home of Brighton, The Coal Shed is making its first foray to the capital where it'll be setting up shop in the new One Tower Bridge development with
What: Tibits Bankside
In a nutshell: Swiss vegetarian south of the river.
Summing it all up: The original Tibits in Heddon Street has many a fan. This sees the Swiss restaurant open its second London restaurant in Bankside. Expect many salads as well as all vegan and vegetarian food.
Allan Pickett is busy yet again. While his first solo venture Piquet, was warmly reviewed it is, alas, no more. But now he’s just been announced as the new executive chef at Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe.
He’ll be bringing with him his specialism in French food, having trained
Following on from the hugely popular Exmouth Market and Kings Cross venues, Caravan has opened a third restaurant, south of the river. We check it out.
Already hugely popular in Exmouth Market and King's Cross, Caravan are making the leap across the river and are coming to Bankside this Autumn (that's just down the road from Hixter).
UIt'll be an all-day restaurant and, like the other restaurants, breakfast and brunch will play a big part of that. On that menu will be:
Big changes are coming to Tate Modern next month as the big new 10 storey Switch House building is launched. The huge new building that's been attached to the main gallery also means they're bringing a brand new bar and restaurant to the South Bank.
First off, there's the Tate Modern Bar (Switch House, Level 1), then there's the Tate Modern Restaurant (Switch House, Level 9) - and there's a 10th-floor viewing
Updated 5/8/2015 with new soft launch details.
The ongoing march of the mighty Tonkostu continues. This time they're taking Tsuru Bankside (run by the same people) and relaunching it as Tonkotsu Bankside.
The renovation is well underway and they're planning to reopen in August with the brand new look (see above). While it'll be keeping tonkatsu (that's the breaded pork) on the menu for the regulars,
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