Already working together on their hotel, Ben Tish (ex Salt Yard) and the Stafford Hotel are teaming up to create a new restaurant in Fitzrovia called Norma. Expect a Sicilian menu with Moorish influences.
A new Italian cafe on Islington's Essex Road comes from a seasoned restaurateur and promises an all-day menu based on the cafes of Milan.
If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy the best Italian produce in London then restaurateur Andrea Reitano is hoping his two newest restaurants in Notting Hill and Marylebone will entice you with their day boat fish from the Med and Neopolitan cheese.
Former L'anima chef Lello Favuzzi has returned from his travels to bring a mixture of Italian and middle eastern inspiration to this Fitzrovia kitchen
Parisian restaurant folk Big Mamma Group picked Shoreditch for their first London restaurant opening. We went to see how their upbeat Italian trattoria fits into the London restaurant scene.
The Big Mamma group in Paris have had huge hits with their trattorias and now they're coming to London with Gloria, taking over a big space in Shoreditch. Expect Italian food in a classic looking space (as well as a hidden 80s-set dining room).
The original Emilia's Crafted Pasta in St Katharine's Docks was among the first of the new breed of simple, fresh, well-made and affordable pasta restaurants in London. Now they're expanding with a new restaurant in Aldgate.
This popular Italian casual chain is expanding with three key openings set for the west end, riverside and Canary Wharf areas.
Two Brixton locals, with one foot in Italy and the other in south London, are opening a neighbourhood spot on Brixton Water Lane serving up a range of Tuscan treats.
Expect to see a modern take on Japanese and Italian food in this new Dalston restaurant which also sports a tiny Tokyo-style cocktail bar.
Italian by Kurt Zdesar in Marylebone
This new seafood spot in Tooting Broadway Market combines the freshest seafood with Italian flair making it a street food spot worth checking out.
The team behind nearby Japanese restaurant UKAI are behind this new Italian spot which incorporates a few Asian flavours too.
Polpetto now has an ex River Cafe chef in the kitchen. We made a return visit to see how the arrival of Anthea Stephenson has changed things at this Soho spot.
Tilly Turbett (ex-Gordon Ramsay group) will lead the kitchen at Pucci, cooking small plates and pizza at this new spot on Maddox Street.
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