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This is where you'll find constantly updated news and gossip on what gastronomic delights are heading our way as we take you through the best new London restaurants coming to the capital.

Dates are subject to change (and some are "TBC" - if exact dates are waiting to be confirmed) but we update this page on a daily basis, so always check back for the latest info.

 

Coming Soon list

Pizza Pilgrims Pizzeria & Frigittoria

In a nutshell: Pilgrims' progress
Where is it? 11 Kingly Court, London W1B 5PW
Why should you care?
After the success of their van, various appeances at festivals and the Soho pizzeria - Pizza Pilgrims have settled on a second home. But this isn't just a second restaurant - as well as their current popular pizzas it'll also have new varieties, monthly specials and seasonal toppings. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? July 28

 

Hixter Bankside

In a nutshell: Chicken and steak goes Bankside
Where is it?
Metal Box Factory, Great Guildford Street, Bankside, SE1
Why should you care?
Mark Hix's original chicken and steak venture Tramshed has been a big hit in Shoreditch, since spawning a City successor, Hixter. Now he's continuing to roll that out with a new Hixter coming to Bankside, round the corner from Tate Modern, this Summer (and with more Hixters waiting in the wings). Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? July 30

 

Ham Holy Burger and Rossopommodoro at John Lewis

In a nutshell: Burgers and pizza for weary shoppers
Where is it?
John Lewis, 278-306 Oxford Street, London W1A 1EX.
Why should you care?
Rossopomodoro began life in Naples back in 1999 and already has eight sites around the UK while the Ham Holy Burger restaurant will be new to most London foodies. The flagship John Lewis site is Ham Holy Burger's first UK restaurant for the cult Italian burger restaurant with three restaurants in Milan and Rome. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? August 1

 

Mission

In a nutshell: Sager & Wilde's second wine bar
Where is it?
250 Paradise Row, London, E2
Why should you care?
Sager & Wilde's Mission will have New Californian wines very much as the focus of the new venue. There will also be a list of classic American cocktails and a greater emphasis on food with James De Jong (previously at Islington's The Drapers Arms) in charge of a Californian influenced menu. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? August 2014

 

Bunnychow

In a nutshell: Bunnychow comes to Soho
Where is it?
74 Wardour Street, London W1F 0TE
Why should you care?
This is Bunnychow's first restaurant (following Boxpark) with plenty more planned, Expect South African food served inside a mini loaf.
When can you try it for yourself? August 2014

 

Kanada Ya Ramen Bar

In a nutshell: Japanese ramen bar comes to London
Where is it?
74 Wardour Street, London W1F 0TE
Why should you care?
Kanada-Ya comes from Yukuhashi, Japan where it was set up by Kanada Kazuhiro in 2009 to produce a new style of ramen and it has a popular outpost in Hong Kong too. This is the first in Europe - and they're also planning some pop-ups around the country soon. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? August 2014

 

Bocconcino

In a nutshell: Italian pizza by Russians in London
Where is it?
19 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J 8ED
Why should you care?
Following on from Novikov's very successful Mayfair restaurant, another Russian export is joining them. Bocconcino is a chain of pizza/ pasta restaurants from Moscow.
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2014

 

Duck & Rice

In a nutshell: Alan Yau's pub.
Where is it? 90 Berwick Street London W1F 0QB
Why should you care?
This is the latest from Alan Yau, who has taken over the site of the old Endurance pub, right next door to his old restaurant Yauatcha, and plans to reinvent it as a Chinese gastropub. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2014

 

BRGR.co

In a nutshell: Chelsea burgers
Where is it?
127 King’s Road London SW3 4PW
Why should you care?
A big success when it came to Soho late in 2012, this is the second restaurant for the fledgling Beirut burger joint. It'll seat 100 across two floors offering a similar burger menu to Soho as well as a brunch menu - and there will be takeaway too.
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2014

 

One Two Five Church Street

In a nutshell: Cuban sandwiches, craft beers & more on
Where is it? 125 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0UH 
Why should you care?
The folk behind Clerkenwell pub the Blacksmith and Toffeemaker are branching out northwards on the site of the former White Rabbit Cocktail Club. This is being billed as a cafe bar and event space. By day it'll serve up coffee and cake but in the evening it "will turn into more of a boozy drinking den". Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Late Summer 2014

 

64 Degrees

In a nutshell: Brighton fave comes to London
Where is it? 52 Cambridge Street, London SW1V 4QQ
Why should you care?
The boutique Artists Residence hotel will be in Pimlico, a short walk from Victoria and they'll be bringing Brighton's 64 Degrees with them as the hotel's restaurant. The small plates restaurant has been getting rave reviews down there, so it should get a great reception in London too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 1

 

Mondrian London at Sea Containers

In a nutshell: South Bank Mondrian with NYC chef
Where is it?
20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD
Why should you care?
The Mondrian Hotel on the South Bank takes over the Sea Containers building and will have a riverside bar and brasserie, as well as a rooftop lounge. Seamus Mullen of New York's highly rated Tertulia is in charge of the restaurant while Ryan Chetiyawardana (AKA Mr. Lyan) is looking after the cocktail bar. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 30

 

United Ramen

In a nutshell: Ramen mash-up in Islington
Where is it? 105-106 Upper St, London N1 1QN
Why should you care?
The twist for this ramen joint is its mash-ups between traditional ramen and other cuisines. That's been showcased in the recent pop-ups which has had British, Korean or American takes on Ramen (as well as, of course, the traditional Japanese approach). Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2014

 

Tredwell's

In a nutshell: Marcus Wareing at Seven Dials
Where is it? 4 Upper St Martin’s Lane, London WC2H 9NY
Why should you care?
Tredwell's is from Marcus Wareing, but he'll taking the role of restaurateur here, while concentrating on the kitchen at MARCUS. Here, Chantelle Nicholson is taking charge of what will be a "casual but informed restaurant - food you like when you like." Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2014

 

Beaumont Hotel

In a nutshell: Corbin & King become hoteliers
Where is it? Brown Hart Gardens, Mayfair, London W1K 6TF
Why should you care?
Corbin and King are taking over this art deco building in Mayfair to create a 75 room hotel. It will have an as-yet-unannounced restaurant with a private dining room serving American food. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2014

 

La Sala

In a nutshell: Footballers become restaurateurs
Where is it? 692-694 Chigwell Road, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 8AL
Why should you care?
A bunch of big name footballers have clubbed together to bring a swanky Spanish restaurant chain to sunny Chigwell. La Sala, which has a flagship restaurant in Puerto Banus, is being backed by Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and the former Birmingham City captain Stephen Carr among others. It's the first restaurant outside Spain for the La Sala group. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2014

 

Ethos

In a nutshell: Meat-free ethical food restaurant
Where is it? 48 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8DX
Why should you care?
The self-service, ethical restaurant will have eat in or takeaway options, customers can build their plates with a variety of dishes inspired by different countries. There'll also be space to eat outdoors. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2014

 

Bo Drake

In a nutshell: East Asian BBQ
Where is it? 6 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D 4DE
Why should you care?
This 50 seater restaurant (with a terrace too) is opening on Greek Street (taking the place of Disiac) and will be combining British seasonal produce with an emphasis on smoked cooking methods, as well as the more traditional sweet and pickled influences from South-East Asia. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2014

 

Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings

In a nutshell: Stately home meets bar and brasserie
Where is it? 42 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HU
Why should you care?
This all-day brasserie and bar is from the people behind Reverend JW Simpson, Blitz Party and Prohibition and Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar. Their latest aims to combine everything they've done so far under one roof. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2014

 

World's End Market

In a nutshell: Fresh fish and more cooked to order on King's Road
Where is it? 495 King’s Road London SW10
Why should you care?
This all-day restaurant and underground bar will be taking over the space which was once the World's End Pub - and they're looking to design it in a way that makes the most of its heritage. The main focus is going to be on locally sourced "market fresh" produce with a regularly changing menu to reflect the seasonality of the food. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Mid September 2014

 

The Sun Tavern

In a nutshell: Fresh fish and more cooked to order on King's Road
Where is it? 441 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 0AN
Why should you care?
Fans of the Discount Suit Company on Petticoat Lane Market should look out for The Sun Tavern. Open all day, the pub will serve up pastries and freshly brewed coffees from Bethnal Green’s Square Mile roastery in the morning, as well as bar snacks throughout the day. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Late September 2014

 

Spring

In a nutshell: Skye Gyngell at Somerset House
Where is it? Somerset House, Lancaster Place, London WC2R 1LA
Why should you care?
Spring is Skye Gyngell's first solo venture, who had such a big success at Petersham Nurseries. There aren't many more details other than that it'll "bring Skye’s acclaimed ingredient-led cooking to Somerset House." Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? October 14

 

Bubba Gump London

In a nutshell: American shrimp co. comes to London
Where is it?  Trocadero, 7-14 Coventry St, Piccadilly Circus, London W1D 7DH
Why should you care?
The first UK Bubba Gump restaurant has been on the cards for a long time, but now it looks like it's actually going to happen (signs are up and everything!). This American seafood chain will take over the site that once hosted Planet Hollywood, offering all manner of shrimps and more. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2014

 

Dishoom King's Cross

In a nutshell: Bombay Café comes to Granary Square
Where is it?
Stable Street, London N1C
Why should you care?
This is the third Dishoom Bombay Cafe to open after successes in Covent Garden and Shoreditch. Expect a similar all day Indian menu at this restaurant which will be one of the largest in the area. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2014

 

The Araki

In a nutshell: Very small sushi restaurant with big-name chef
Where is it?
12 New Burlington Street, London W1S 3BH
Why should you care?
Mitsuhiro Araki, whose Tokyo restaurant had three Michelin stars is heading to London. That's the good news. The bad news is that the restaurant will accommodate just nine people up at the dining counter and six in a private dining room. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2014

 

Delancey & Co

In a nutshell: NYC deli/Café specialising in salt beef/ Smoked Salmon
Where is it?
W1
Why should you care?
This bar is based on NYC delis/bars like Katz and will focus on salt beef and smoked salmon alongside a lot more Jweish-deli inspired fair. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2014

 

New Gordon Ramsay restaurant

In a nutshell: Ramsay returns to Aubergine in triumph
Where is it?
11 Park Walk, London SW10 0AJ
Why should you care?
Gordon Ramsay has bought up the site that used to house the restaurant where he properly made his name - Aubergine. Plans for the site are still being decided, but as Ramsay's right hand man says "11 Park Walk is steeped in history and it’s so nice to be back in there, bringing together everything we’ve learnt along the way.”. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Late 2014

 

StreetXo

In a nutshell: Three Michelin starred Spanish chef comes to London
Where is it? 15 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair
Why should you care?
This is the first London restaurant from David Muñoz, chef and creator of Madrid’s three Michelin starred DiverXo. He's bringing over his street-food inspired restaurant from Madrid and plans to oversee it at least twice a week. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Late 2014

 

Hook Camden

In a nutshell: Irish fish restaurnt from Belgium comes to London
Where is it? 63 Parkway, Camden, London NW1 7PP
Why should you care?
This fish restaurant comes from the same people behind Belgium's Bia Mara restaurant and takes over the space that used to hold Ttattoria Lucca (which has been in Camden for over 50 years).
When can you try it for yourself? TBC 2014

 

Feather and Hide

In a nutshell: Chicken and Cow in Covent Garden
Where is it?
167 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5PG
Why should you care?
We've already had a chicken and egg restaurant this year and now there's a new chicken and cow (rotisserie and grill) restaurant opening just off Covent Garden. Little known at this stage but there may be a nightclub attached.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014 TBC

 

Smack Deli - Goodman Lobster Roll deli

In a nutshell: Burger and Lobster, but without the burger.
Where is it? 28 Binney Street, London W1K 5BN
Why should you care?
Coming from the people behind the hugely popular Burger and Lobster, their next restaurant on Duke Street in Mayfair will focus on lobster rolls, serving them to eat in or takeaway. There are other menu items planned, but the main draw will be the rolls which we're presuming are along the lines of those they currently serve up in Burger & Lobster. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Mid-late 2014

 

Pierre Condou restaurant

In a nutshell: Restaurant from the man behind the Paramount and Century
Where is it? West End TBC
Why should you care?
Little is known about this new restaurant from the man behind the Paramount except for its big focus on outdoor eating - with 30-40 seats inside and with a large courtyard for a further 100. There will apparently be "a low down and dirty cocktail bar vibe with a strong wine list and premium world beers".
When can you try it for yourself? Mid-late 2014

 

Regent's Park restaurants

In a nutshell: Benugo takes over the park
Where is it? Regent's Park
Why should you care?
Benugo takes responsibility for all the Regent's Park restaurants with the Regent’s Bar & Kitchen will take over from The Garden Café and serve up family friendly dishes including wood fired pizzas, salads and healthy takeaways, a BBQ restaurant will open near the zoo and a smoothie and shake bar opening at The Hub and an espresso bar will take over the current Chester Road Kiosk. There will also be a kiosk on Marylebone Green and a Food Truck.
When can you try it for yourself? Up till Summer 2014

 

Roka Aldwych

In a nutshell: Roka expands again
Where is it?
Ground Floor West Front, Aldwych House, 71-91 Aldwych, WC2
Why should you care?
Another expansion for Rainer Becker's Roka, the modern Japanese restaurant Roka with its signature focus, the Robata grill. As with the Mayfair opening earlier in 2014, this will add a few dishes unique to the Aldwych location on top of the more familiar elements of the menu.
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2014

 

Les Souffles

In a nutshell: Just what it says above the door...
Where is it?
30 Beauchamp Place, London SW3 1NJ
Why should you care?
This is another specialist restaurant for London, this time specilaising in souffles and it comes from French chef Gérard Idoux and his daughter Estelle from Paris restaurant, La Cigale Récamier.
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2014

 

20 Fenchurch Street

In a nutshell: More high rise London
Where is it? 20 Fenchurch St, EC1
Why should you care?
This 37 storey building includes a pretty impressive looking (from the designs) indoor garden space called the Sky Garden and will have three food areas including a "food bar" on the 35th floor serving "champagne and canapés", a brasserie on the 36th floor, and a seafood bar and grill on the 37th. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Mid 2014

 

Babaji

In a nutshell: Alan Yau does Turkish pizza
Where is it? 73 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6EX
Why should you care?
Coming from Alan Yau, this restaurant will be serving pide - essentially Turkish pizza - filled with Asian ingredients.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014 TBC

 

Hakata Ippudo Ramen

In a nutshell: Japanese Ramen chain comes to London
Where is it? TBC
Why should you care?
Originally from Fukokoka, this ramen chain has expanded all over the world, and the first London UK is planned in a yet-to-be-revealed location.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014 (TBC)

 

Percy and Founders

In a nutshell: Huge Fitzrovia restaurant
Where is it?
Fitzroy Place, Fitzrovia
Why should you care?
This is the latest from the Cubitt House Group, who are also behind, among others, the Pantechnicon. They're opening a hugr 3500 sq ft restaurant seating 230 people in the newly revamped Fitzroy Square in Fitzrovia. It'll also have three separate bar areas ans serve food with "locally, sustainably sourced and artisan-prepared ingredients”
When can you try it for yourself? 2014

 

Heddon Street Kitchen

In a nutshell: Gordon grabs another street
Where is it?
3 - 9 Heddon Street London W1B 4BE
Why should you care?
Following the success of Bread Street Kitchen in the City, Gordon's set his sights on Mayfair for a follow-up. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? End 2014

 

The Ivy Cafe

In a nutshell: Ivy expands
Where is it?
1 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8PS
Why should you care?
Long rumoured, this is a expansion to the Ivy that appears to have settled on a location - but little is known as to what to expect from it yet.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014

 

Som Saa

In a nutshell: Andy Oliver's solo Thai restaurant.
Where is it? TBC
Why should you care?
Headed by Andy Oliver, an ex-Nahm Chef and Tom George, a manager at Goodman Mayfair, Som Saa will aim to serve 'great Thai food which uses a combination of quality British and Asian produce. They're testing out the restaurant with a number of events before settling on a location. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2014

 

Farina

In a nutshell: Zucca expands
Where is it? Bermondsey Street, London SE1
Why should you care?
Hugely popular Italian Zucca in Bermondsey is expanding next door with a new pizza and ice cream restaurant.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014

 

Fatty Crab London

In a nutshell: American crab restaurant comes to town
Where is it? TBC
Why should you care?
There are three Fatty Crabs - one in New York's West Village, one in Hong Kong and one in the US Virgin Isles. They're the older, not necessarily wiser, sibling restaurant to the popular Williamsburg barbecue spot Fatty Cue. "Fatty Crab, in all its non-fusion, food-focused glory, is a bone-gnawing, crab-leg-sucking kind of place," said New York magazine when it reviewed it. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014

 

Nobu Hotel Willow Street

In a nutshell: Nobu gets into the hotel business
Where is it?
10-50 Willow Street, EC2
Why should you care?
This new development from Nobu will have 143 bedrooms and a massive 5 metre high basement restaurant. The design, by industrial designer turned architect Ron Arad, looks frankly astonishing, with a sort of metal exoskeleton protruding out on one side. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2014

 

Bleecker Street Burger

In a nutshell: Roaming burger van settles down
Where is it?
Unit B in the Pavilion Building, Spitalfields Market
Why should you care?
The Bleecker Street burger truck has been a huge success over the years, winning many accolades and fans alike. Now they're finally getting their own restaurant right in the middle of Spitalfields Market. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? January 2015

 

Smith & Wollensky

In a nutshell: New York steakhouse comes to town
Where is it?
1 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6HT
Why should you care?
This popular small steak chain has nine steak restaurants across the US and now they're looking to open in the UK - their first outside the US. Expect imported USDA Prime beef to be served alongside British and Irish cuts. There'll also be the usual signature seafood dishes, so think shellfish platters, crabcakes, whole Maine lobster - that kind of thing. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015

 

Modern Pantry in the City

In a nutshell: Anna Hansen's second Pantry
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
Anna Hansen has found an as yet un-named second site for her extremely popular Clerkenwell restaurant, the Modern Pantry. Expect this to be a big brunch in the City joint.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014 (TBC)

 

Park Chinois

In a nutshell: Alan Yau takes over Automat
Where is it?
17 Berkeley Street, London W1J 8EA
Why should you care?
One of Alan Yau's many ventures on the go, this sees him take over the old Automat site. This restaurant will be influenced by 40s and 50s Shanghai, serving a mix of chinese dishes.
When can you try it for yourself? 2014 (TBC)

 

Nanban London

In a nutshell: MasterChef winner goes Japanese
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
Another MasterChef winner Tim Anderson is looking to open a restaurant but the location is still TBC. He'll be opening a restaurant focused on southern Japanese food, from a region where Anderson lived for two years. There will be plenty of noodles and dessert will include Japanese cakes and soft serve ice cream in traditional Japanese flavours. In the meantime, you can try his food at one of his many events/ supperclubs. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2014/2015

 

Smith & Wollensky London

In a nutshell: New York steakhouse comes to town
Where is it?
1 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6HT
Why should you care?
This popular small steak chain has nine steak restaurants across the US and now they're looking to open in the UK - their first outside the US. Expect imported USDA Prime beef to be served alongside British and Irish cuts. There'll also be the usual signature seafood dishes, so think shellfish platters, crabcakes, whole Maine lobster - that kind of thing. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015

 

MEATliquor Islington

In a nutshell: Burgers & booze in North London
Where is it?
133b Upper St London UK N1 1QP
Why should you care?
The leaders of the dirty food pack are showing no signs of stopping as the latest MEATliquor is planning to land in Islington at the old Citroen garage space. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2015

 

D&D Granary Square restaurant

In a nutshell: Gym becomes a restaurant
Where is it?
Granary Square, King's Cross
Why should you care?
The D&D restaurant group is to take over a site that used to be the first ever gym in London. They're replacing it with what is pretty much the opposite, a huge restaurant and bar space. It'll have a 150 seaqt brasserie as well as a second, smaller, restaurant. Plus there's a bar and outdoor terraces seating a further 70.
When can you try it for yourself? 2015

 

Soho House City Hotel

In a nutshell: Soho House do a bank job.
Where is it?
Poultry, EC1
Why should you care?
The old Midland Bank on Poultry, where Goldfinger was once filmed, is becoming a new hotel with restaurants and bars (including one in the vault and one on the roof) planned. This is from the people behind Soho House. A second London Cecconi's has been rumoured for the building.
When can you try it for yourself? 2015

 

Biblioteka

In a nutshell: Bob Bob Ricard's £15mil restaurant
Where is it?
12 St James's Street, London SW1A 1ER
Why should you care?
Biblioteka will be a £15 million, 17,000 square foot restaurant with a number of private dining rooms and a champagne bar and it's coming from the people behind Soho favourite Bob Bob Ricard. The food will echo the menu at BBR so you can expect English and Russian classics and they're aiming to have the best wine list in town. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Second half of 2015

 

Barbecoa Piccadilly

In a nutshell: Jamie Oliver BBQ expansion
Where is it?
194 - 196 Piccadilly, London W1J 9D
Why should you care?
Jamie Oliver's BBQ restaurant Barbecoa has been one of his biggest restaurant hits, so it's not surprising to see it get a second venue. It'll be a lot bigger than the original with space for 300 over two floors, a bar area and open kitchen. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Late 2015

 

Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • Drake and Morgan (The Folly, The Fable) are planning two new bars at Regent's Place and St Pancras Square.
  • Piccola Cucina Italian restaurant (who are open in NYC and Ibiza) are opening in Notting Hill.
  • STK is said to be opening a second restaurant in Canary Wharf and another in the City
  • Andre Balazs has more or less confirmed that, following the huge success of Chiltern Firehouse, he'll be opening a Standard Hotel in London.
  • Ottolenghi is planning to open in the City at the to-be-revamped Artillery Lane.
  • US burger chain Fatburger have confirmed they're planning to open in London and are looking for a space on Leicester Square.
  • Jason Atherton apparently has ANOTHER restaurant opening in Covent Garden in 2015 at the soon-to-become-a-hotel Bow Street Magistrates’ Court. He's also planning to open a pizza restaurant - looking to mix pizzas with cocktails and good wine - but he's still looking for an ideal location (not Victoria, as rumoured).
  • Tom Sellers is apparently considering opening a second restaurant.
  • Hawksmoor's Foxlow is rumoured to be looking for a second location.
  • Cubitt House, the people behind the Pantechnicon, Thomas Cubitt and others are looking to open in King's Cross at Granary Square in 2015.
  • Nuno Mendes' The Loft Project is returning sometime in 2014.
  • A second Fish and Chip Shop is coming to Broadgate in 2014.
  • Jun Tanaka will be opening a new restaurant in Autumn 2014.
  • MasterChef winner Natalie Coleman is hoping to open an East End restaurant in 2014.
  • Daylesford Organic is coming to Islington, taking over the ex-Citroen garage that used to host Pipsdish.
  • Russell Norman is planning a pop-up restaurant later this year. He is also rumoured to be opening a big pizza place in Soho in 2013/2014 - with a lease signed for a large site on Walkers Court.
  • After their Union Street partnership didn't happen, Gordon Ramsay is now rumoured to be opening a pie and mash chain with David Beckham in the UK.
  • Another van is also looking for a permanent home, as Street Kitchen is looking to open a restaurant.
  • Urban Villa is developing a site on Whitechapel Road for a boutique hotel with a rooftop restaurant.
  • Arjun Waney of Zuma and Roka is looking to launch a new fast-food concept Stixx Yakitori and is currently shopping for properties to host it.
  • Adam Byatt (of Trinity) is planning to roll out his Bistro Union restaurant to more areas of South London in early 2014.
  • NYC restaurateur Nello Balan is rumoured to be opening a branch of NYC's Nello in London.
  • Alan Yau is taking over the site of Automat to build Park Chinois (which used to be in the Gramercy Hotel in New York).
  • Ferran Adria is said to be planning to open a cocktail bar in London, probably 14 Degrees (based on the Barcelona version)
  • Thomas Keller is still rumoured to be bringing a restaurant to London, his American restaurant Bouchon seems the most likely candidate.
  • Marlon Abela has plans to open two new restaurants in London - one of them a British outpost for his Manhattan spot A Voce.
  • The Sahara Hotels group have bought Grosvenor House and are planning to bring their Mumbai restaurant Namak over to London.
  • Nuno Mendez is looking to start work on another casual restaurant in East London. 
  • Omar Allibhoy is planning a third Tapas Revolution, this time in Shoreditch - the first outside of a big shopping village.
  • Wolfgang Puck will be opening a second restaurant in late 2016 at the Sugar Quay development project.
  • Tim Anderson is still on the lookout for a permanent Nanban site.

 

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