New Restaurant Openings in London
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.
16 Picton Place, Marylebone, W1U 1BP
Ergon, a new Greek deli and restaurant, has opened on Picton Place in Marylebone. The menu offers modern Greek sharing plates like grilled squid with black tzatziki, beef short rib with aubergine puree and tahini, and 12-hour slow-cooked lamb with lemon and marjoram. The drinks list features homemade pink lemonade, cocktails, and wines sourced from Crete, Rhodes and Thessaloniki.
50-52 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1A 9EJ
175 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 3RH
200-204 Putney Bridge Road, Putney, SW15 2NA
Basement, 60 Chalton Street, Euston, NW1 1HS
69-73 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AN
78 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 3JL
Now open in Shoreditch, The Jones Family Project features a ground floor bar that is open from breakfast through to midnight. The lower level restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, serving dishes like house-cured brandy salmon, venison haunch with red wine and pomegranate sauce, and steaks cooked on their Josper grill.
33 St James's Street, Mayfair, SW1A 1HD
Angela Hartnett has opened her second solo restaurant, Cafe Murano. Situated on St James's Street, it is a more relaxed and affordable alternative to upscale sister site, Murano. The menu has a Northern Italian focus, with dishes including monkfish tail with brown shrimps and golden raisins, gnocchi with sauteed ceps, and a daily changing selection of ice-creams.
Basement, 35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9LD
Earlham Street Clubhouse, a preppy American beach club inspired bar, is now open in Covent Garden. Decked out in Hamptons clubhouse chic, it features a copper-topped bar and booths fitted with their own beer taps and telephones. Soul Shakers have designed an impressive cocktail list which includes twists on American favourites like Margaritas, punches, and coolers. The venue also serves thin-crust pizzas whole or by the slice.
71 Upper Street, Islington, N1 0NY
61 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, W1H 7PP
Now open on Upper Berkeley Street, Sixtyone is a collaboration between Searcy's and chef-patron Arnaud Stevens (ex-Maze, La Tante Claire). His modern British menu includes rabbit confit with parsnips, mustard and pistachio; fillet of venison with salsify, celeriac and blackberries; and Braeburn apple tarte tatin. The wine list offers over 20 wines by the glass and on Monday evenings guests can BYO without being charged a corkage fee.
13 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, W1S 4HJ
Russian restaurateur Arkady Novikov has opened his latest venture, Rextail, in Mayfair. It serves top quality steaks (including Irish Black Angus and Wagyu), alongside dishes like venison loin with wild cranberries and yuzu-scented black cod. The head chef is Adrian Martin, who previously worked for The Birley Group (Annabel's, Mark's Club).
11 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8PY
Following the success of their Wimbledon restaurant, the Danish restaurant chain Sticks 'n' Sushi has opened a new site in Covent Garden. Situated on Henrietta Street, the restaurant is split over two floors and features a seagrass-coloured bar serving Japanese inspired cocktails. The menu offers top quality sushi and sashimi, Japanese salads and snacks, and charcoal grilled skewers of chicken, beef, veg and seafood.
13-14 Cork Street, Mayfair, W1S 3NS
Tarun Mahrotri and Arjun Waney (Zuma, Roka) have launched a Mexican restaurant and bar on the former site of Aurelia in Mayfair. Peyote's menu includes ceviche, tacos and tostadas, alongside contemporary dishes like lamb cutlets with mint habanero and Chilean sea bass with coriander and pineapple sauce. The bar will offer a select wine list, cocktails, and over 100 different kinds of tequila and mezcal.
26 Greek Street, Soho, W1D 5DE
One New Change, St Paul's, EC4M 9AF
124 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 6PG
5th Floor, Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, SW1X 7RJ
12 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 3BH
Chef Jonas Karlsson (ex-Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor) has opened a neighbourhood restaurant in Kew. It is named after the national flower of Sweden and was also the name of Jonas' grandmother whose cooking inspired him as a child. The restaurant serves a regularly changing modern European menu with Swedish influences.
21 St Swithin's Lane, City, EC4N 8AD
The founders of the Bleeding Heart and The Don restaurants have launched a new bistro and bar close to Bank station. Chef James Walker (ex-Le Pont de La Tour) has created a menu of modern British dishes with occasional nods to the site's Spanish and Portuguese heritage. Expect dishes like 12-hour confit suckling pig, king prawns with chilli and Fino, and a Mallorcan manchego and Sobrasada toastie.
158 Hungerford Bridge, Belvedere Road, Southbank, SE1 8XX
1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, E14 5AB
Upstairs at The Crown & Shuttle, 226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6PJ
"Located atop Shoreditch's most recently revived public house, Nancy's is at once a welcome retreat for the weary, a den for the devilish, and a corner of lamplit London above a neon world below. Expect to find Borough Wines, Kamm & Sons, Butler's, Boodles, and Sipsmith among many other excellent choices on our drinks list."
Arch 334, 1a Dunston Street, Hackney, E8 4EB
154 Haverstock Hill, Belsize Park, NW3 2AY
Now open in Belsize Park, Ballaro serves reasonably priced seasonal Sicilian and Mediterranean dishes and carefully chosen wines from Italy and beyond. The head chef is Carmelo Carnevale, who previously worked at Bar Trattoria Semplice and Novikov. Dishes include rotoli di melanzane, spaghetti with clams and bottarga, Florentine steaks, and Sicilian seafood couscous.
111a Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3NQ
24-hour eatery VQ has opened a second restaurant on the ground floor of the St Giles Hotel in Bloomsbury. Their Fulham Road restaurant is one of the few London restaurants that serves food through the night. The Bloomsbury site offers their legendary all-day (and all-night) breakfast menu, as well as burgers, salads, pastas and more.
Unit 10-11, Brixton Village Market, SW9 8PR
37a Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, N1 6NN
The team from Red Dog Saloon have opened an all-American sub and hot dog joint next door. Red Dog American Sandwiches serves US-inspired Reubens, Philly cheesesteaks, catfish po' boys, dogs, sides and desserts. The menu is available to eat-in or take-away and delivery is available in central London.
97-113 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, EC2A 3BS
36A Old Town, Clapham, SW4 0LB
Now open in Clapham, Zumbura serves dishes inspired by the cuisine of the Purab region of North India. The head chef is Raju Rawat who trained at the five star Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi before going on to work at The Cinnamon Club and Benares. Small plates include shami kebabs, ghugni (black chickpeas with mango and onion dressing), and kullia (lamb and turnip stew).