New Restaurant Openings in London
342 King's Road, Chelsea, SW3 5UR
St Katharine Docks, E1W 1AT
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.
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
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'.
20 Kensington Church Street, W8 4EP
Now open in Kensington, Dirty Bones is a traditional hot dog stand by day and a restaurant and cocktail bar by night. The hot dogs, made with top quality British sausage meat, come with toppings like treacle bacon and mature beer cheddar, kimchi relish and wasabi mayo, or the classic ketchup and mustard combo. In the evening, the 'bones' section of the menu includes fried chicken, ribs, and a Boston rib eye steak.
140 Park Lane, Mayfair, W1K 7AA
Now open on Park Lane, Lanes of London serves a unique menu inspired by London's international food scene. Diners can look forward to small plates influenced by Vietnamese dishes from Kingsland Road, Indian classics from Brick Lane, and traditional British dishes from Portobello Road. The bar will serve cocktails developed by Francesco Turrini (ex-The Luggage Room).
69 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, W1U 2PH
64 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 4UQ
9 D'Arblay Street, Soho, W1F 8DR
Brothers Maxime, Yannis and Malik have opened Blanchette, a French bistro, in the heart of Soho. Based around the idea of sharing food in a convivial atmosphere, the restaurant serves tapas-style charcuterie plates, homemade terrines, oysters, cheese, and whole roasted chickens. The Salt Yard Group will act as consultants for the business.
55-59 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 6HW
Chef Bobby Chinn has opened his first UK restaurant on Old Compton Street in Soho. Chinn owns restaurants in Hanoi and Saigon, as well as hosting the popular World Cafe TV series on Discovery TLC. His London restaurant, House of Ho, serves dishes like five spiced quail, lemongrass chicken wings, sake steamed clams, and Vietnamese chicken curry.
46 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, EC1R 4QE
Now open on Exmouth Market, Blackfoot is a pork-inspired neighbourhood restaurant with ex-Copita chef James Knight at the helm. It is the brainchild of Tom Ward (ex-Leon) and the menu (designed with help from Allegra McEvedy) includes dishes like smoked slow-roast pork belly with Sichuan pepper and treacle, pulled pork tacos, and gammon steaks with pineapple.
The Street, Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, E20 1EN
56 Wardour Street, Soho, W1D 4JG
After the successful launch of Grillshack this year, Mark Askew and Hannah Bass have opened Jackson + Rye in Soho, with a little help from restaurateur Richard Caring. Situated on Wardour Street, the all-day restaurant serves a menu inspired by America's East Coast, as well as cocktails, hard shakes and wines from Europe and North America.
8-9 Lamb Street, Old Spitalfields Market, E1 6EA
The Wright Brothers team have opened a seafood restaurant in Spitalfields. The head chef is David Cook who has previously worked at 40 Maltby Street and Bocca di Lupo. Diners can choose their own lobsters, oysters and crabs from a vast seawater tank in the middle of the restaurant. The venue also features an alfresco terrace and a bar serving gin cocktails, craft ales, cider and prosecco.
305 Old Street, EC1V 9LA
Kingly Court, Soho, W1B 5PW
8-10 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, WC2H 9DP
The team behind the Experimental Cocktail Club have opened a wine bar in Covent Garden. Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels offers a regularly changing list of over 400 wines, plus wine-friendly snacks like crispy squid, truffled ham with toasted sourdough, and burrata with pomegranate and pumpkin seeds.
1 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, E2 7DJ
Following the success of Ceviche in Soho, restaurateur Martin Morales has opened a new restaurant called Andina in Shoreditch. Inspired by Peruvian 'picanterias' (community restaurants), it serves dishes like alpaca empanadas, ceviche with pour-your-own tiger's milk, beef carpaccio with pisco and herbs, and Andean pork stew.
60-61 Berwick Street, Soho, W1F 88X
The Salt Yard Group have opened their fourth London restaurant, Ember Yard. Situated on Berwick Street in Soho, it takes its inspiration from Spanish and Italian methods of cooking over charcoal. Highlight of the menu, created by chef director Ben Tish, include hot smoked pork belly with Basque cider glaze, smoked bream carpaccio with blood orange and bottarga, and chocolate ganacha with salted caramel ice-cream.
9a Devonshire Square, City, EC2M 4AE
Unit 29, Ransome's Dock, 35-37 Parkgate Road, Battersea, SW11 4NP
British farm-to-table restaurant, Source, is now open in Battersea. Their menu showcases seasonal ingredients from UK suppliers and London favourites like Androuet in Spitalfields and Bread Bread bakery in Brixton. Dishes include crab toast with lemon aioli, cod with chickpeas and chorizo, and bourbon bread and butter pudding.
64 Bishopsgate, City, EC2N 4AW
Now open on Bishopsgate, Tirage is an all-day dining concept specialising in Champagne and sparkling wine, accompanied by innovative tasting plates. Chef Alasdair Fraser (formerly of The Abingdon) is serving dishes inspired by French and Peruvian cuisine, including scallop ceviche and star anise honey roasted duck.
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, WC2H 8HJ
Russell Norman and Richard Beatty have opened The Ape & Bird public house on Shaftesbury Avenue, serving British classics like poached trout with cobnuts and devilled kidneys on toast. Four bars will serve craft beers on tap, British and American bottled beers, and a cocktail list with a focus on juleps, sours and Martinis.
31 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 2JN
Brothers Ed and Ben Robson have opened Boopshi's 'Schnitzel and Spritz' in Fitzrovia. Using recipes handed down to them by their Austrian grandparents, they're serving schnitzels made with British rose veal, free-range chicken and rare breed pork. Boopshi's also serves Prosecco on tap, spritzes and an exclusive beer developed by Camden Town Brewery.
33 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, WC2B 5JT
147 Leadenhall Street, City, EC3V 4QT
Nick House (Mahiki, Whisky Mist) and model Kelly Brook have opened Steam & Rye, a Prohibition era-themed bar and restaurant in the City. With decor inspired by NYC's Grand Central Station, the venue features a steam train inspired dining carriage and a basement cocktail bar managed by Andy Mill (ex-London Cocktail Club). The menu includes American classics like clam chowder, pulled pork, and steaks cooked on a Josper grill.