Restaurants Opening Soon in London

The Shrub & Shutter

336 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8QH
Opening in late August, the Shrub & Shutter is a neighbourhood cocktail and snack bar on Coldharbour Lane in Brixton. It's the brainchild of Chris Edwards and Dave Tregenza who have previously worked at Northbank, Baltic and Adam Street private members club. The food menu will feature terrines, tartares and carpaccios designed to complement the drinks.
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Basement Sate

8 Broadwick Street, Soho, W1F 8HN
Opening in Soho on September 4th, Basement Sate is a cocktail and dessert bar concept from Cathleen McGarry (co-owner of the excellent Sherry Butt bar in Paris). Taking over the former Player Bar site, it will serve twelve unique cocktails and matching desserts created by pastry chef Dorian Picard (ex-Maze and Club Gascon).
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Bo Drake

6 Greek Street, Soho, W1D 4DE
Bo Drake is an East Asian BBQ restaurant with chef Jan Lee (ex-Roka) at the helm. Opening in Soho in September, it will serve dishes like slow-cooked BBQ duck, kimchi and potato pancakes, crispy crab with aioli and lime, and pork and eel dumplings. A small bar area will offer a short wine list, soju and other Korean-inspired drinks.
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The Alchemist

6 Bevis Marks, Aldgate, EC3A 7BA
The Alchemist is an all-day bar and restaurant opening in the newly developed Bevis Marks building this September. While the bar will focus on creative cocktails, the food menu ranges from gourmet sandwiches and burgers to international crowd-pleasers like Thai red curry, jerk chicken and Japanese ramen.
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Crowne Plaza City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, Blackfriars, EC4V 6DB
Opening on the 8th floor of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the City this September, Galadari is a penthouse-inspired restaurant, bar and roof terrace. The restaurant will serve Japanese grilled meats and seafood, sushi, and light izakaya-style small plates. On the drinks front, there will be shochu cocktails, Japanese whiskey, sake, and a range of Laurent Perrier vintages.
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Salmontini Le Resto

1 Pont Street, Belgravia, SW1X 9EJ
Salmontini will open their first restaurant outside the Middle East in London this September. The head chef will be Esteve Prats Grau, who previously worked at Tom's Kitchen. The menu offers a variety of cold and hot salmon specialties, sushi and sashimi, salads, and Mediterranean fish and meats.
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The Greek Larder

ArtHouse, York Way, King's Cross, N1C 4AA
Chef Theodore Kyriakou (the man behind Livebait and The Real Greek) will open a new Greek restaurant and food store in King's Cross this September. The shop will stock Greek produce from small regional producers, while the restaurant will serve traditional dishes like Cretan deep-fried courgette flowers, souvlaki and filo pies.
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Keu! (Soho)

9 Poland Street, Soho, W1F 8PY
The team behind Cay Tre are opening a second branch of their Vietnamese deli, Keu!, in Soho this September. Like the original on Old Street, the Poland Street branch will offer authentic banh mi, noodle bowls, salads and other Vietnamese dishes to eat in or take away.
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461-465 North End Road, Fulham, SW6 1NZ
Spiaggia is an Italian beach-themed bar and restaurant opening in Fulham in late September. It will serve piadinas (thin flatbreads) filled with Italian meats and cheeses, plus tapas-style dishes, pastas, salads and spiedini (skewers).
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Dei Frescobaldi

15 New Burlington Place, Mayfair, W1S 2HX
Opening this autumn: 'The Frescobaldi family, one of Italy's oldest and most respected wine dynasties, is to open its first standalone restaurant and wine bar in the UK. The restaurant will specialise in classic dishes that celebrate Tuscany's rich gastronomic tradition, but with their own contemporary twist.'
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19 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, W1J 8ED
Russian pizza chain Bocconcino will open a branch on Berkeley Street in Mayfair this summer.
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Les Souffles

30 Beauchamp Place, Knightsbridge, SW3 1NJ
London's first dedicated souffle restaurant will open in Knightsbridge this November. It is the brainchild of French chef Gerard Idoux and his daughter Estelle, founders of La Cigale Recamier in Paris.
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Le Paris Grill (St Paul's)

6 Little Britain, St Paul's, City, EC1A 7BX
After 36 years running Le Paris Grill near Fenchurch Street, the team are opening a second restaurant near St Paul's in late 2014. The 50-cover bar will offer lighter dishes, snacks and steak sandwiches, while the downstairs dining room will specialise in grilled meats and French classics.
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Bibigo (Angel)

407 St John Street, Islington, EC1V 4AB
In December, Bibigo will open their second London restaurant on the former Naamyaa Cafe site in Angel. Like their Soho restaurant, it will serve Korean small plates and traditional dishes like beef bulgogi, bibimbap, kimchi stew and spicy BBQ chicken.
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Feather & Hide

167 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, WC2B 5PG
Feather & Hide is a rotisserie and spit restaurant opening on Drury Lane in 2014.
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186 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3TQ
Following the success of their Bermondsey Street Italian restaurant, the team behind Zucca will launch a new pizza and ice-cream focussed sister site next door in 2014.
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Duck & Rice

90 Berwick Street, Soho , W1F 0QB
Alan Yau (Hakkasan, Yauatcha) has acquired the Endurance in Soho and is rumoured to be opening a Chinese gastropub serving Asian street food and Chinese-inspired drinks in 2014.
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