Restaurants Opening Soon in London
342 King's Road, Chelsea, SW3 5UR
12 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7NA
Following the success of the King's Road original, the Big Easy team are opening a Covent Garden restaurant and bar on March 17th. The huge Maiden Lane site will feature a nine-metre long bar, two Texan smokers, a rotisserie spit, and two charcoal grills overseen by pitmaster Pete Daversa (ex-Hill Country, NYC). Diners can expect top quality barbecued beef and pork, Nova Scotia lobsters, cocktails, live music and more.
2 Lower Regent Street, Piccadilly, SW1Y 4LR
Masterchef The Professionals winner Ash Mair will open a restaurant with Basque pintxo chain Bilbao Berria in late March. Situated on Lower Regent Street, the restaurant will be split over two floors into a casual pintxo and open grill area and a more formal dining area offering modern Basque and Spanish dishes.
127 King's Road, Chelsea , SW3 4PW
41-43 Atlantic Road, Brixton, SW9 8JL
Brindisa will open a tapas bar and Spanish food shop in Brixton in March. The bar will specialise in 'llescas' - a slice of toasted country bread rubbed with tomato and topped with cured ham, sausage, cheese, anchovies or grilled chorizo. The shop will stock Spanish cheeses, hams, salt cod, rotisserie chickens and more.
29-33 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 8AJ
Following the success of his Fish & Chip Shop in Islington, Des McDonald will open a barbecue restaurant called Q Grill in Camden in March. The menu will include St Louis cut ribs, Josper grilled steaks, smoked hot dogs, scallop ceviche and mac 'n' cheese. The drinks list will feature an impressive range of bourbons and signature cocktails.
26 New Row, Covent Garden, WC2N 4LA
Jamaica-born Theresa Roberts will open the Jamaica Patty Co. in Covent Garden in March. The menu, created by award-winning chef Collin Brown, will focus on freshly baked patties with fillings like jerk chicken, prawn, curried goat, and saltfish and ackee. Also on offer will be soups, Blue Mountain coffee, freshly squeezed coconut water, and Tortuga rum cake.
1 Kensington High Street, W8 5NP
The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, SW1X 7RL
The restaurant formerly known as Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley will reopen on March 24th as Marcus. The dining room will be transformed into a more contemporary space, while the food will 'remain true to Marcus's core values delivering the highest quality of produce, creative thought and exacting execution that he has become known for'.
Level 35, Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9RY
Opening on level 35 of The Shard on May 6th, the Shangri-La Hotel's restaurant TING will be open all day, serving 'locally inspired dishes with an Asian twist'. Using produce from nearby food markets, the chefs will serve dishes like Hainanese chicken rice, char kuey teow, laksa and nasi goreng. TING will also serve traditional English afternoon tea and an exclusive selection of Chinese teas.
Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9RY
50 Marylebone High Street, W1U 5HN
10 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, WC2N 4HZ
Level 52, Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9RY
17-20 Kendal Street, Marble Arch, W2 2AW
In early 2014, chef Scott Hallsworth (ex-Wabi and Nobu) will open an izakaya-style Japanese restaurant near Marble Arch. Kurobuta will be open all day, serving Japanese tea and pastries for breakfast, lunchtime bento boxes, and dishes like salmon with yuzu truffle miso and beef tataki with onion ponzu. The drinks list will include wine, beer, sake, shochu and cocktails.
186 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3TQ
19 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, W1J 8ED
1 Snowden Street, Broadgate West, City, EC2A 2DQ
In early 2014, chef Francesco Mazzei will open L'Anima Cafe next to his award-winning Italian restaurant in the City. The new venue will offer a more relaxed dining room, bar and takeaway counter. The daily-changing menu will feature Southern Italian pasta dishes, Josper-grilled meat, pizzas, salads and Prosecco on tap.
49 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, EC1R 0EP
167 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, WC2B 5PG
3 Chapel Place, Marylebone, W1G 0DF
90 Berwick Street, Soho , W1F 0QB
126-128 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3QG
Chiltern Street, Marylebone, W1U 6LT