New Restaurant Openings in London
17-20 Kendal Street, Marble Arch, W2 2AW
55-57 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, EC1R 4QL
Following the success of their Fitzrovia seafood shack, the Bonnie Gull team have opened a seafood cafe on Exmouth Market. Fish fans can enjoy beer-battered Manx Queenies, 'smash your own' cock crab, lobster rolls, and a Cockney po' boy. Diners looking for a quick bite can perch at the shellfish table and tuck into oysters, cockles and langoustines served traditionally on newspaper.
117 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, WC2H 8AD
Now open on Shaftesbury Avenue, The Noodle House has brought the best of south-east Asia to the heart of the West End. The menu features popular noodle dishes like mee goreng, Pad Thai, and char kway teow, alongside small plates and dishes like beef rendang, green curry and roast duck. The drinks list feature unique blends of tea and signature cocktails.
27-31 Bedford Road, Clapham, SW4 7SH
50 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, EC1R 4QE
434 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E8 4AA
226 Westbourne Grove, W11 2RH
Restaurateur Tom Conran and chef Tom Straker have opened a 12-month pop-up called New Tom's in Notting Hill. Open from breakfast through to dinner, the menu includes ham hock terrine with Puy lentils, veal short rib ravioli, and roast salmon with raw carrot, celery and fennel salad. Health conscious locals will love the daily changing juice and smoothie menu.
69-89 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, E1 4TT
52-54 Gray's Inn Road, Holborn, WC1X 8LT
The Lodge Hotel, 52-54 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 2RN
Now open at The Lodge Hotel, Hide & Seed is a new British restaurant and bar in Putney. Head Chef Ricardo Soares has put together a menu which focuses on game, fresh fish, and vegetables grown on the hotel's own farm. Dishes include slow-cooked pig's head with smoked pepper jam, Cabrito goat with rosemary potatoes and wilted greens, and halibut with smoked cauliflower and kale salt.
38 Leadenhall Market, City, EC3V 1LT
41-43 Atlantic Road, Brixton, SW9 8JL
Brindisa have opened a tapas bar and Spanish food shop in Brixton. The bar specialises in 'llescas' - a slice of toasted country bread rubbed with tomato and topped with cured ham, sausage, cheese, anchovies or grilled chorizo. The shop is stocked with Spanish cheeses, hams, salt cod, rotisserie chickens and more.
29-33 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 8AJ
1 Kensington High Street, W8 5NP
The Tamarind Collection have opened One Kensington on Kensington High Street. The restaurant is open all day and features a counter bar and elevated Champagne table with views over Kensington Palace Gardens. The menu includes loin of venison with salsify and pistachio, Scottish lamb rump with caponata, and pea soup with lobster and quinoa.
The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, SW1X 7RL
'After an extensive refurbishment the former Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley has reopened as Marcus...Marcus remains at the helm, working closely with Head Chef Mark Froydenlund. The essence of the food has been retained but has been updated. The menus deliver modern European food with a British influence.'
26 New Row, Covent Garden, WC2N 4LA
Jamaica-born Theresa Roberts has launched the Jamaica Patty Co. in Covent Garden. The menu, created by award-winning chef Collin Brown, focuses on freshly baked patties with fillings like jerk chicken, prawn, curried goat, and saltfish and ackee. THe menu also includes soups, Blue Mountain coffee, freshly squeezed coconut water, and Tortuga rum cake.
Upstairs, 202-206 Borough High Street, SE1 1JX
12 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7NA
Following the success of the King's Road original, the Big Easy team have opened a second restaurant in Covent Garden. The huge Maiden Lane site features 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 feast on top quality barbecued beef and pork, Nova Scotia lobsters, cocktails, live music and more.
8-10 Blenheim Street, Mayfair, W1S 1LJ
342 King's Road, Chelsea, SW3 5UR
St Katharine Docks, E1W 1AT
8-9 Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, N1 6NU
The team from 10 Greek Street have opened a new restaurant on Hoxton Square. The daily changing menu showcases seasonal ingredients in dishes like seared scallops with risotto nero, grilled quail with romesco, and Old Spot pork with spring greens and apple chutney. Locals will love the reasonably priced wine list and weekend breakfast menu.
146 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 2SW
122 Balls Pond Road, Dalston, N1 4AE
Colin Tu has opened Vietnamese noodle bar, Salvation in Noodles (SIN for short), in Dalston. The menu focuses on home-style hot and cold noodle dishes and extras like crispy chicken wings and goi du du (papaya with crispy anchovies and lotus root chips). To drink, there's beer from Crate Brewery, Dalston cola and wines from Borough Wines.
20 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9HP
152-154 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, E2 6DG
177 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, N1 6PJ
Rosewood London Hotel, 252 High Holborn, WC1V 7EN
54 Curzon Street, Mayfair, W1J 8PG
1 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, W1U 7PA
7-9 St James's Street, Mayfair, SW1A 1EE
Avenue has reopened with a new look and a new head chef, Michael Blizzard (formerly of Bar Boulud). The new American menu includes clam chowder, a signature burger made with USDA beef, and sharing dishes like a Josper grilled Porterhouse and KC suckling pig butt. The bar serves modern twists on classic American cocktails, US and UK craft beers, and a huge range of wines from the USA and France.
272 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, W10 5TY
52 Holborn Viaduct, City, EC1A 2FD
Drake & Morgan (The Folly, The Anthologist) have opened a bar-restaurant on Holborn Viaduct. Inspired by 'the fantasy world of fairy tales and the fabulous fables of Aesop', it's open all day from breakfast through to after-work cocktails and dinner. The new venture is spread over three floors and decked out with flowers, twinkling candelabras and story books.
30 North Audley Street, Mayfair, W1K 6HP
11 Berwick Street, Soho, W1F 0PL
34 Dover Street, Mayfair, W1S 4NG
Prospect Quay, 94 Point Pleasant, Wandsworth, SW18 1PP
Now open in Wandsworth, Lobster House is a riverside restaurant specialising in seafood and steaks. The restaurant is split over two floors (both of which have river views) and also boasts a private pontoon bar and events space. The menu includes steamed New England lobsters, clam chowder, USDA steaks, and a roast seafood combo for two to share.
4-9 Battersea Square, Battersea, SW11 3RA
The Gordon Ramsay Group has opened London House on the former site of Bennett Oyster Bar & Brasserie in Battersea. The head chef is Anna Kelly who has previously worked at critically acclaimed restaurants in Paris. The menu includes dishes like crab tortellini with shellfish broth, venison haunch with creamed cauliflower, and Cumbrian beef fillet.
52 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E2 8DP
Promising 'a modern twist on the traditional European menu', Bones is now open on Kingsland Road. The menu includes rotisserie chicken and shared dishes like bavette steak, pigeon breast salad, and spiced aubergine ragout. A set menu offers any starter, a quarter chicken and any side for £17 or £23 with dessert.
1A Amhurst Road, Hackney, E8 1LL
'Situated next door to Hackney Central, Oslo is both a daytime hub to meet and eat, and a night time destination for socialising, eating and taking in the best of new music. The food menu places an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients and produce, including an impressive array of craft beers, ales and spirits from local suppliers. Food is served all day, from meetings through to late night get-togethers'.