New Restaurant Openings in London


18 Thayer Street, Marylebone, W1U 3JY
Pachamama uses seasonal British ingredients in Peruvian-inspired dishes like Cornish sea bass ceviche, flamed octopus with purple potato, crispy lamb belly, and whole lobster with salsa criolla. On the drinks front, expect home-infused piscos and South American wines.
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The Fish & Chip Shop (City)

Dashwood House, 69 Old Broad Street, City, EC2M 1QS
Following the success of his Islington restaurant, Des McDonald has opened a second London fish and chip shop. Situated close to Liverpool Street station, it serves first class fish and chips, grilled lobster, shrimp burgers, oysters and more. The City site also features a bar, takeaway window and alfresco terrace.
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Four to Eight

1-3 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, WC2B 5JZ
Now open in Covent Garden, Four to Eight is a contemporary Italian restaurant serving small plates, pasta dishes and rare breed meat.
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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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Hubbard & Bell

The Hoxton Holborn Hotel, 199-206 High Holborn, WC1V 7BD
At the new Hoxton Hotel in Holborn, this slick bar-restaurant serves an American-inspired all-day menu, hearty weekend brunch dishes, and proper Sunday roasts.
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Somerset House, Lancaster Place, Strand, WC2R 1LA
Skye Gyngell, formerly head chef at Petersham Nurseries, has opened her first solo venture at Somerset House. Spring promises 'wholesome, produce driven' cooking with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. The menu includes scallops with salsify, beurre blanc and borage flowers; slow-cooked pork shoulder with girolles; and spice rubbed quail.
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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 have opened a second restaurant near St Paul's. The 50-cover bar offers lighter dishes, snacks and steak sandwiches, while the downstairs dining room serves grilled meats and French classics.
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Senor Ceviche

1st Floor, Kingly Court, Soho, W1B 5PQ
Peruvian pop-up Senor Ceviche now has a permanent home in Soho. Expect tapas style plates of fresh ceviche, street food and BBQ dishes, alongside Pisco cocktails and Peruvian beers.
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The Sun Tavern

441 Bethnal Green Road, E2 0AN
The team behind The Discount Suit Company have transformed an east London tavern into a handsome all-day craft beer and cocktail drinking den. On the food front, expect homemade Scotch eggs, pork pies, breakfast pastries, and deluxe grilled sandwiches.
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Stokey Bears

129 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0PH
Now open on Stoke Newington High Street, Stokey Bears is a pop-up collaboration between street food hero Burger Bear and the Bear Hug Brewing Company. Expect draft and bottled craft beer, seriously good burgers and plenty of bacon jam.
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

Unit 75, Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, Piccadilly Circus, W1D 7DH
The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co have opened their first London restaurant at the Trocadero near Piccadilly Circus. Inspired by the film Forrest Gump, the restaurant serves dishes like coconut shrimp, Jenny's catch of the day with lobster butter sauce, and baby back ribs.
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Hilton Tower Bridge, 5 More London, Tooley Street, SE1 2BY
A new cocktail and small plates bar has opened at the Hilton London Tower Bridge. TwoRuba is open all day, serving breakfast classics and a menu of Borough Market inspired dishes like pulled pork sliders, chorizo focaccia, and garlic-yuzu king prawns. The bar serves iced sorbet cocktails and a selection of signature tipples.
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172 King's Road, Chelsea, SW3 4UP
The team behind The Shed in Notting Hill have opened a new 'wild food' restaurant on the King's Road in Chelsea. At Rabbit, the emphasis is on sustainability, foraged ingredients and nose-to-tail cooking. The menu includes dishes like venison carpaccio, hake with mussels and salsify, and rabbit ravioli with bone marrow, mushrooms and lovage pesto.
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250 Paradise Row, Bethnal Green, E2 9LE
The husband and wife team behind Sager + Wilde in Hackney have opened a second London wine bar. Named after their favourite neighbourhood in San Francisco, Mission serves wines from America's west coast and a menu of British and Mediterranean-inspired snacks, small plates and sharing dishes.
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The Alchemist

6 Bevis Marks, Aldgate, EC3A 7BA
The Alchemist is an all-day bar and restaurant in the newly developed Bevis Marks building. While the bar focuses on creative cocktails, the food menu ranges from gourmet sandwiches and burgers to international crowd-pleasers like Thai red curry and jerk chicken.
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POND Dalston

Stamford Works, 3 Gillett Street, Dalston, N16 8JH
POND is a 'New Hawaiian' restaurant in a former Victorian warehouse in Dalston. The menu includes dishes like sambal black cod, teriyaki quail and traditional Hawaiian poke (raw fish salads).
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The Shrub & Shutter

336 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8QH
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 features seasonal terrines, tartares and carpaccios designed to complement the drinks.
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Basement Sate

8 Broadwick Street, Soho, W1F 8HN
Now open in Soho, 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 serves twelve unique cocktails and matching desserts created by pastry chef Dorian Picard (ex-Maze and Club Gascon).
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United Ramen

105-106 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1QN
United Ramen is now open on the former Strada site on Upper Street. The menu includes traditional Japanese shoyu ramen with pork belly, plus more creative recipes such as spicy miso salmon kimchi ramen and 'British bulldog' roast beef ramen.
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64 St Giles High Street, WC2H 8LE
Japanese ramen restaurant Kanada-Ya has launched its first UK location on St Giles High Street. It specialises in authentic tonkotsu ramen and all noodles are made on site. Their signature ramen includes a secret sauce which is imported from the original restaurant in Japan where it is hand-made by Mr Kanada.
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47 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, E1 6BD
Now open on Commercial Street, Trade is an independently owned coffee shop and sandwich bar. They serve specialist coffees, quality teas, and freshly made cakes, muffins, salads and sandwiches. Trade also has a small smoker in their back yard which produces their pastrami and other deli meats for their sandwiches.
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Biju Bubble Tea Room

45 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 6HQ
Now open in Soho, Biju Bubble Tea Room serves a range of classic and signature bubble teas. Each drink is freshly brewed to order and served with toppings like tapioca pearls, fruit jellies and basil seeds.
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BOBO Social

95 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 4PZ
BOBO Social is a burger and small plate restaurant and bar on Charlotte Street. Set over two floors and decked out in 'shabby chic' style, it serves burgers made with rare breed beef, exotic meat and lobster, alongside small plates like sea bass ceviche, British feta and watermelon, and steak strips with avocado, chive and chipotle salsa. The drinks list includes carefully selected wines and bespoke cocktails.
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Hixter Bankside

16 Great Guildford Street, Southwark, SE1 0HS
Following the success of his chicken and steak restaurants in Shoreditch and the City, chef Mark Hix has opened Hixter Bankside in Southwark. Located in a former Victorian tin box printing factory, the restaurant features two dining rooms, a glass-fronted kitchen, and a Mark's Bar in the basement.
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Pizza Pilgrims Pizzeria & Frigittoria

11 Kingly Court, Soho, W1B 5PW
Following the success of their Dean Street restaurant, the Pizza Pilgrims have opened a pizzeria and frigittoria in Kingly Court. It serves their excellent pizzas and Neapolitan fried delicacies like arancini, deep-fried courgette flowers, and pizza fritta. Don't leave without trying their Sohocello, either as a shot or in a cocktail.
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5 Dean's Court, St Paul's, EC4V 5AA
Now open in St Paul's, Suchef specialises in healthy dishes cooked using the sous-vide technique. Diners choose a sous-vide main like chicken or fish and then pair it with a healthy side and sauce. The restaurant also serves salads, soups and their own-branded teas.
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Eel Brook Common, New King's Road, Fulham, SW6 4SE
Now open in Fulham, Eelbrook is an all-day eatery with chef Brett Barnes (ex-Duck Soup) at the helm. The menu includes pork cheek croquettes, cod confit with crab sauce and courgette flowers, and ricotta and nettle gnudi. The restaurant also serves breakfast and brunch options which diners can enjoy all year round on the heated covered terrace.
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DF / Mexico

Old Truman Brewery, Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, E1 6QR
The Wahaca team have opened an experimental Mexican diner at the Old Truman Brewery. Initially operating as a short-term residency, DF / Mexico serves burritos, tacos, tortas, bottomless agua frescas and frozen margaritas.
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Silk & Grain

33 Cornhill, Bank, City, EC3V 3ND
Now open near Bank, Silk & Grain specialises in cocktails that have been aged and conditioned using barrels, bottles, metal and leather. Try a barrel aged Negroni with one of their Josper grilled steaks, some British charcuterie or whole lemon sole.
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LIMA Floral

14 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9BJ
Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez has opened his second London restaurant. Situated on Garrick Street in Covent Garden, LIMA Floral features a ground floor restaurant and basement tapas bar. The menu includes LIMA signatures and new dishes like seared aubergine tiradito and scallops with chia ceviche.
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L'Anima Cafe

10 Appold Street, City, EC2A 2AP
Chef Francesco Mazzei has opened L'Anima Cafe next to his award-winning Italian restaurant in the City. The stylish corner site features a relaxed dining room, bar and takeaway counter. The daily-changing menu is made up of Southern Italian pasta dishes, Josper grilled meat, pizzas, salads and Prosecco on tap.
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The Bayou

20 Inverness Street, Camden, NW1 7HJ
Now open in Camden, Bayou is an all-day Creole bar and kitchen celebrating the very best of Southern American food, drink and music. The menu includes smoked chicken wings, buttermilk fried chicken, crayfish gumbo, and Creole banana pie. Bayou also offers brunch, a quirky cocktail list, and live music in the evenings.
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Le Restaurant de Paul

29 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9ED
French bakery chain Paul has opened an all-day brasserie in Covent Garden. It serves classic French dishes like coq au vin and steak frites, along with their popular soups, salads, cakes and pastries.
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La Tagliata

11 Sandy's Row, Spitalfields, E1 7HW
Now open in Spitalfields, La Tagliata specialises in the traditional Italian steak dish of the same name. Diners can choose from a simple pasta starter with a choice of three sauces, followed by tagliata (sliced steak on rocket and parmesan) and an Italian dessert.
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Underneath Clapham Common Tube Station, SW4 7AA
"After nearly two years of renovations, this derelict 100 year old listed former public convenience has been converted into an intimate and secluded hideaway where guests can enjoy quality wines, delicious charcuterie boards, whilst listening to talented live music acts."
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T.E.D Restaurant

47-51 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, N1 9BU
Jamie Grainger-Smith (ex-Fifteen, Acorn House) has opened T.E.D (Think Eat Drink) Restaurant in King's Cross. Set over two floors, the restaurant features an open kitchen, salvaged furniture and fabrics, and colourful 'pre-loved' tiles. The menu showcases ethically sourced British produce in dishes like Dorset crab on sourdough, roast leg of lamb, and Cornish pollock with peas, bacon and lettuce.
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The Strand Dining Rooms

Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, Covent Garden, WC2N 5EJ
Mark Harris (ex-Green's, Searcy's at The Gherkin) has opened an all-day modern European restaurant in the Grand Buildings near Trafalgar Square.
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Barrafina (Covent Garden)

10 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, WC2N 4HZ
The Hart brothers have opened a second Barrafina tapas bar on Drury Lane. The new bar closely mirrors the Frith Street original but the menu includes some new dishes created by chef Nieves Barragan Mohacho. Pop in for chicken wings with mojo picon, suckling pig, and crab croquetas.
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110 Cannon Street, City, EC4N 6EU
Now open on Cannon Street, Scarpetta is a new casual dining concept serving fresh pasta from the regions of Southern Italy. Their pasta maker, Michele Fiore, ran his own pasta shop in Puglia for over 25 years and Scarpetta's customers can watch him working at a specially designed work bench. Scarpetta also serves salads, soups and sandwiches made with freshly baked focaccia.
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The Heron, 5 Moor Lane, Moorgate, City, EC2Y 9AP
Now open in Moorgate, Caterina55 is an all-day dining destination that has brought the flavours of Liguria to the City. Pop in for Italian-style sandwiches, salads, soups and home-made pasta dishes. Caterina55 is also open for breakfast and serves classic Italian desserts like tiramisu, panna cotta and pear and chocolate cake.
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