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  • Grain and Graze is a Merchant Gourmet Islington pop-up restaurant

    Online retailer Merchant Gourmet (where you can buy all manner of pulses and grains) are getting into the restaurant business with a pop-up space in Islington. It's working as a companion to their website so, as you might expect, those grains and pulses are heavily featured on the menu.

    While it's a strongly vegetarian affair, it's not completely veggie either with a few meat dishes cropping up. And for

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  • New Orleans's legendary Galatoire's comes to London's Beaumont

    Here’s a very special one for lovers of everything from the good old USA. For three days, Londoners will be able to temporarily transport themselves to New Orleans's legendary Galatoire’s, an elegant-yet-raucous restaurant popping up in Mayfair.

    The pop-up will be operating out of five-star hotel The Beaumont, setting up in Corbin & King’s Colony Grill Room (one of Hot Dinners' personal fave spots in town).

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  • Eat Club Gascon’s Michelin-starred food in the cloisters of a medieval church

    Ever dreamt of dining in a medieval East End church? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that when St Bartholomew-the-Great, a beautiful parish that’s been standing in Smithfield for over 800 years, temporarily hosts neighbouring restaurant Club Gascon.

    The pop-up will be called Cloister by Club Gascon, and will run for the duration of the restaurant’s refurb. Until then, you'll be able to tuck

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  • noodlesTucked in under the arches at Cambridge Heath is a pop-up inspired by travels around regional China

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  • A pop-up Star Wars cantina is coming to John Lewis

    While we still have to wait another FOUR months until The Last Jedi opens, that's not stopping them releasing all manner of Star Wars goodies from the film this Friday (aka Force Friday II). And while, yes, we may well have our eye on a BB-9E or two, it's the news of a pop-up cantina at John Lewis that's got us properly excited. 

    It's opening specifically for the midnight Force Friday event in the Oxford Street store

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  • Seven courses of wallpaper-themed dining awaits you in Soho, courtesy of Pedro Passinhas

    Off the Wall & Onto the Plate sounds a bit Willy Wonka-esque if you ask us, but that’s the name of a new ‘decor-inspired’ pop-up coming to Soho’s The House of Wallpaper. So yes. The menu is entirely inspired by wallpaper. All seven courses of it.

    But what, exactly, constitutes food that is wallpaper-esque? Leave it to experimental chef Pedro Passinhas who’s managed to dream up

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  • Alcotraz is Brick Lane’s new prison-themed pop up where you smuggle in liquor past guards

    If you like a bit of an illicit vibe to your drinks, be it Bucks Fizz at breakfast or a secret speakeasy, now you can go the whole hog and literally drink in prison at Alcotraz, a new prison-themed cocktail bar popping up on Brick Lane - orange jumpsuit

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  • fodderrevised

    Missed fodder’s three-day pop-up in Borough Wine & Beers subterranean nano-brewery? Good news: they’re returning to Brewery Below for a whole month this time, bringing a brand new menu packed with wild, foraged ingredients *and* a new chef.

    This time around Ollie Downey will be joining Michael Thompson in the kitchen, bringing together their joint Claridge's experience to roll out a menu that’s full of food themed around the changing seasons. You can

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  • Bento box pop-up Mission Sato comes to Old Street and Bermondsey from ex-Story chef

    Bento boxes are always a reliable go-to when we’re in a Japanese restaurant, with their comforting array of rectangular portions that guarantee you a little bit of everything. About time they took a turn in a spotlight, which is why we’re delighted to hear about a new Bento box pop-up called Mission Sato, which opened earlier this month. And not only that, but the man behind it is Angelo Sato, who previously worked

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  • lambBest known for Duck and Waffle, Dan Doherty is trying out his new concept, starting with a pop-up at Harvey Nichols. We went down to take a look

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  • The Hello Kitty cafe is back in London - popping up at Tombo Fitzrovia

    Last year, the much-obsessed-over Hello Kitty opened up the pop-up Hello Kitty cafe at Cutter and Squidge. Well, that must have been a success because they're back again - this time taking over Tombo Fitzrovia for six weeks.

    There will be Hello Kitty poké. Yes, even HK is getting in on that trend - and Tombo is already known for it. Alongside that will be Hello Kitty ice cream

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  • litltesocialcanadaJason Atherton's Little Social transforms into a Canadian lodge serving poutine, tourtière and nanaimo bar.

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  •  Tacos meet Norway in Breddos' latest collaboration with Oslo’s Pjoltergeist

    Breddos, Old Street’s now-legendary taco slingers, are continuing to nail it with their ongoing series of collaborations with the announcement they’ll be joining forces with Oslo’s Pjoltergeist.

    The Scandi restaurant, which is famed for atmospheric, dive-bar-esque interior and Asian-Mexican-Norwegian fusion menu will be stopping in to Breddos for an all-day taco and mezcal party. That'll be

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  • Wine & Rind bring Breville cheese toasties to St Pancras

    If you’ve got a dusty toastie machine shoved behind your pots and pans that you STILL can’t quite bring yourself to get rid of, then here’s one for you - a residency from a Tottenham cheesemonger is coming to St Pancras, and the whole thing’s going to revolve around the classic Breville toasted sandwich maker.

    The residency will be led by Wine & Rind’s Holly Chaves, a cheesemonger with a cheese and wine bar in

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  • Dead Rabbit at Claridge's - the World's Best Bar comes to town

    27/7/17 - updated with details of the menu

    It recently got voted number one in the World's 50 Best Bars list, but if you haven't managed to make it to New York to try Dead Rabbit, then fear not - it's coming to you.

    Fresh on the heels of the

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