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Want to have your finger on the pulse of what's new in the London restaurant scene? Enjoy keeping one step ahead of friends and colleagues on where's going to be the next must-try new place to eat?

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.

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Coming Soon list

Opening May 2017...

Xu

In a nutshell: Taiwanese restaurant from the people behind Bao
Where is it? 30 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DL
Why should you care?
Bao have been one of the big success stories in London. Now the team behind it are opening their third restaurant, an upmarket Taiwanese restaurant in Soho. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 31, 2017



Opening June 2017...

Stecca

In a nutshell: Fresh, simple Italian food in Chelsea
Where is it? 14 Hollywood Rd, Little Chelsea, London SW10 9HY
Why should you care?
Stefano Stecca, formerly at Toto's, is keeping it simple in his latest project by using top grade ingredients to create traditional Italian cuisine, including Crudi - a raw fish dish made with freshly caught Cornish fish. Perfect for the warmer months. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 1, 2017



Calcutta Street Brixton

In a nutshell: Bengali-style home cooking comes south of the river.
Where is it? 395 Coldharbour Ln, Brixton, London SW9 8LQ
Why should you care?
Shrimoyee Chakraborty is opening a new Calcutta Street in Brixton, with a big focus on atmosphere and small sharing plates. There’ll be some new menu additions, plus bespoke cocktails made with traditional Shorbot, and a late license until 1am every night to top it all off. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 1, 2017



Neo Bistro

In a nutshell:  Anglo's Mark Jarvis and The Harwood Arms' Alex Harper team up.
Where is it? 11 Woodstock Street, Mayfair, W1C
Why should you care?
A chalkboard of seasonal specials like venison chorizo and roast seabass will be at the heart of this new relaxed bistro-style restaurant in Mayfair, which boasts two very experienced chefs at the helm. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 6, 2017



Ivy City Garden

In a nutshell: Enjoy the Ivy’s modern British cuisine in its new City location, complete with a private garden.
Where is it? Dashwood House, 69 Old Broad Street, London EC2M 1NA
Why should you care?
The latest restaurant to come from the Ivy Collection will be based in Bishopsgate Gardens. It’ll offer all day dining, and boasts a rather charming interior - including a garden with a retractable roof in case the weather can’t makeup its mind.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 7, 2017



The Chin Chin Club

In a nutshell: Nitro ice cream and cakes in Soho
Where is it? 54 Greek Street, London W1D 3DS
Why should you care?
Chin Chin Labs have been a huge hit in Camden with their instant nitro ice-cream. This sees them head into Soho for a new cafe and expect a lot of cakes alongside the ice-cream. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 8, 2017



Bite Me Burger Co

In a nutshell: Bite-size burgers in all styles, from classic to creative.
Where is it? 36-38 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6EY
Why should you care?
Try the Duck Me with duck, hoisin and truffle mayo, the Lambtastic with stilton, and The BC with cream cheese aioli and bacon all in one sitting at the Bite Me Burger Co, Adam Rawson’s new mini-burger brand. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 8, 2017



Sibriata

In a nutshell: Cheese, charcuterie, wine and tapas from Spain and Catalunya in a laid back setting.
Where is it? 7 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NA
Why should you care?
After wowing Londoners with his Catalan food at Encant and Rambla, Victor Garvey has teamed up with his dad to open another restaurant on Maiden Lane. This time, it’ll be a laid back wine and cheese bar, with tapas and plenty more to enjoy. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 9, 2017



Mei Ume

In a nutshell: Asian restaurant at the new Four Seasons
Where is it? 10 Trinity Square, London EC3N 4AJ
Why should you care?
Chefs from Royal China, Saske No Hana and Yauatcha join forces in this Japanese/Chinese restaurant opening at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 9, 2017



Made of Dough

In a nutshell: Top Italian pizzas with sixty-hour fermented dough, cocktails and seasonal sides.
Where is it? 182 Bellenden Road, London SE15 4BW
Why should you care?
Legendary pizzeria Made of Dough is the latest to make the jump from temp to perm when it moves into its first proper home in Peckham. Expect all the classics, plus some new pizzas and a bar serving gelato milkshakes... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 9, 2017



Jazzgir

In a nutshell: Mediterranean-style sharing plates and cocktails with live jazz in Canary Wharf
Where is it? 15-16 Harbour Exchange Square, London E14 9GE
Why should you care?
Tuna carpaccio, fresh pappardelle and more at this all-day restaurant in Harbour Exchange Square, where you can grab a cocktail and enjoy the view, all while listening to live jazz from acts like the Canary Three. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early June, 2017



Smoke + Salt

In a nutshell: Seasonal food in Brixton
Where is it? Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Rd, London SW9 8PQ
Why should you care?
Smoke & Salt will be bringing their fine-yet-casual dining to South Londoners when it takes up residence in Pop Brixton. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early June, 2017



CHIK'N

In a nutshell: Chicken sandwiches and all day breakfasts from the Chick ‘n’ Sours crew
Where is it? 134 Baker Street, London W1U 6SH
Why should you care?
Baker Street will the home to the flagship branch of CHIK’N, an ethical fried chicken restaurant that’ll be open all day, serving bacon, maple syrup and chicken tender hot cakes, fried chicken potato buns and heaps of sides (including Disco Wings and Tenders). Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June, 2017



Radio Alice Pizza Clapham

In a nutshell: New sourdough for Clapham
Where is it? 67 Venn St, Clapham, London SW4 0BD
Why should you care?
Traditional sourdough pizzeria called Radio Alice is coming to Clapham, tucked away on picturesque Venn Street, just around the corner from north end of Clapham Common. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June, 2017



Coupette

In a nutshell:  Ex-Beaufort Bar head bartender heads east
Where is it? 423 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 0AN
Why should you care?
Top bartender Chris Moore has gathered together a stellar team to open his first bar. Coupette will have a distinctly French accent, focusing on regional liqueurs. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2017



Dickie's Bar

In a nutshell: Corrigan's gets a proper cocktail bar
Where is it? 28 Upper Grosvenor St, London W1K 7EH
Why should you care?
The people from Dead Rabbit produce some of the best cocktail bars in the world - now their mizologist is teaming up with Richard Corrigan for what will be a separate bar from his flagship restaurant. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June, 2017



Granger & Co

In a nutshell: Aussie all-day spot
Where is it? 237-239 Pavilion Road, London, SW1X 0BP
Why should you care?
Bill Granger brings his all day Aussie cafe to the Pavilion Road development in Chelsea. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2017



Salt + Pickle

In a nutshell: Preserved meat, fish and a tidy drinks list highlighting independent distributors.
Where is it?
67 Westow Hill, London SE19 1TS
Why should you care?
Preservation is the name of the game at the aptly named Salt + Pickle, a new locally-owned deli and bar who'll be serving up treacle-cured salmon, homemade pastrami, and providing beers from local breweries just up the road to wash it all down. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2017



Magpie

In a nutshell: Pidgin do upmarket British/Asian-fusion dim sum and cocktails
Where is it?
10 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BX
Why should you care?
The Pidgin duo are rolling up their sleeves to get creative with the theme of dim sum in their first Zone 1 restaurant. There’ll be trays of cocktails on arrival, trolleys of dim sum at your table, and imaginative ingredients like fennel pollen, gjetost and nukazuke pickles. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2017



Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden

In a nutshell: The famed floral restaurant comes to the centre of town.
Where is it? Covent Garden, location TBC
Why should you care?
Petersham Nurseries is making the leap from Richmond to central London and they're not doing things by half. They're launching two restaurants, a lifestyle home and garden shop and a delicatessen with a wine cellar AND a florist.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June, 2017



Darjeeling Express

In a nutshell: Indian sharing platters from supperclub gone permanent. 
Where is it? 2nd Floor, 6-8 Kingly St, Carnaby, London W1B 5PW
Why should you care?
She's had lots of success with her pop-ups and residencies and now Asma Khan is launching a permanent Darjeeling Express restaurant in Kingly Court.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2017



Jean Georges at the Connaught

In a nutshell: Top Michelin starred chef comes to London
Where is it?
The Connaught, Carlos Pl, London W1K 2AL
Why should you care?
Jean-Georges Vongerichten is probably best known for Jean-Georges, the three Michelin starred restaurant in New York. Now he's coming to London to take on the second restaurant at the Connaught. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2017



Tibits Bankside

In a nutshell: Swiss vegetarian south of the river.
Where is it?
124 Southwark St, London SE1
Why should you care?
 The original Tibits in Heddon Street has many a fan. This sees the Swiss restaurant open its seconf London restaurant in Bankside. Expect many salads as well as all vegan and vegetarian food.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? June 2017



Ugly Dumplings

In a nutshell: Anglo-Chinese dumpling and noodle joint
Where is it?
1 Newburgh St, Carnaby, London W1F 7RB
Why should you care?
 Street traders The Ugly Dumplings are opening their first permanent site, taking over the old Little Pitt site off Carnaby Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Late June/ Early July 2017



Opening July 2017...

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 (the first Nobu hotel in Europe) will have 143 bedrooms and a massive restaurant too. Plus you'll be able to have Nobu food throughout the hotel. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? July 1, 2017



Ikoyi

In a nutshell: West African restaurant in St James.
Where is it?
1 St. James’s Market, London  SW1Y 4AH
Why should you care?
Previously showcased at Carousel, this is the latest restaurant to hit St James's Market. It's inspired by West African cuisine, adding a fine dining twist. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? July 15, 2017



Mother

In a nutshell: One of Denmark's most popular pizzerias is coming to town. 
Where is it?
Circus West Village, 188 Kirtling St, London SW8 5BN
Why should you care?
Italian meets Danish with the arrival of Mother to Battersea. Best known in its native Denmark, this is their first spot out of that country and they'll have a big outdoor space too. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? July 2017



Parlez

In a nutshell: Neighbourhood restaurant in Brockley
Where is it?
16 Coulgate Street, Brockley, London SE4 2RW
Why should you care?
This neighbourhood restaurant in Brockley will be focused on serving up seasonal neighbourhood food, with a focus firmly on the local area. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? July 2017



M Bar and Grill Twickenham

In a nutshell: M Restaurants' new Twickenham venue will be opening soon, offering locals some very fine beef indeed.
Where is it?
Brewery Lane, Twickenham, London TW1 1AA
Why should you care?
Hand-fed with seaweed for over six months and straight from the Scottish highlands, the new 100% full-blood Highland Wagyu on offer from M Bar & Grill will be a first for UK menus - and taste fantastic. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? End July 2017



Rambla

In a nutshell: Encant chef's Soho Spanish place
Where is it?
64 Dean Street, W1D 4QG
Why should you care?
This is the latest venture from Victor Garvey, the person behind Encant (and previously Bravas Tapas). Expect a Spanish menu focusing on Catalan cuisine. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? August 2017



Opening September 2017...

Camino Shoreditch

In a nutshell: The Spanaish tapas restaurant goes east.
Where is it?
Principal Place, 115 Curtain Road, London EC2A 2BA
Why should you care?
This will be the fourth restaurant and tapas bar from Camino. Expect all the favourite tapas to be on the menu here, along with some new additions. And a huge outdoor terrace too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Japan Centre

In a nutshell: The flagship store with a huge food court
Where is it?
35B Panton Street, London SW1Y 4EA
Why should you care?
This is planned to be the flagship store for Japan Centre and they're being inspired by the basement food halls of Japan. Expect loads of food, with plenty of space for eating it right there. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? September 2017



Opening October 2017...

The Coal Shed

In a nutshell: Fresh seafood, dry-aged steak and specials, from the people behind The Salt Room.
Where is it?
Unit 3.1 One Tower Bridge, 4 Crown Square, London, SE1 2SE
Why should you care?
After enjoying considerable success in its seaside home of Brighton, The Coal Shed is making its first foray to the capital where it'll be setting up shop in the new One Tower Bridge development with over 120 covers and fresh seafood delivered directly to the restaurant by boat. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? October 2017



Also opening in 2017 (dates to come)

Fiume

In a nutshell: Mazzei by the river
Where is it?
Circus West Village, Sopwith Way, London SW8 4NN
Why should you care?
Chef Francesco Mazzei plans his third restaurant for D&D with a riverside restaurant as part of the huge Battersea Power Station redevelopment. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



The Oystermen

In a nutshell: British oysters and seafood in Covent Garden
Where is it?
32 Henrietta Street, London, WC2E 8NA
Why should you care?
After a 10 month residency in South Kensington, the oyster experts have found a permanent home in Covent Garden to serve up the shellfish every which way, as well as heaps of British seafood, wine, champagne and a very attractive Happy Hour offer… Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Temper City

In a nutshell: Neil Rankin's Temper comes to the City
Where is it?
1 Angel Ct, London EC2R 7BH
Why should you care?
Neil Rankin's solo restaurant in Soho has been a huge hit. This sees him opening a second restaurant in the City, but changes to the menu are promised... Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? TBC 2017



La Fromagerie Bloomsbury

In a nutshell: Cheese, charcuterie, artisan bread, seafood and wine at this London institution's third venue.
Where is it?
 52 Lambs Conduit St, London, WC1N 3LL
Why should you care?
Head upstairs for oysters at the seafood bar, downstairs for the Tasting Room, or pick up some delicacies from the special ‘walk-in cheese room’ to take home with you at La Fromagerie Bloomsbury. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? TBC 2017



The Wigmore Tavern

In a nutshell: The Langham gets a new tavern with some Roux Jnr help.
Where is it?
13 Langham Place, Upper Regent Street, London W1B 1JA
Why should you care?
The Langham Hotel is getting a new next-door tavern called The Wigmore and Michel Roux Jnr is in charge of the food. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Littleduck Picklery

In a nutshell:  It's all about pickling and fermenting
Where is it?
Dalston Lane Terrace, London E8 1FE
Why should you care?
This latest opening from the folk behind Rawduck and Ducksoup will be an all day diner, wine bar AND neighbourhood store. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Humble Grape Islington

In a nutshell: N1 gets a new wine shop and wine bar
Where is it?
11 Theberton Street, London N1 0QY
Why should you care?
The Humble Grape boutique chain of wine bars and shops expands with its third opening, this time in Islington. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Tom Simmons, Tower Bridge

In a nutshell: Welsh heritage cuisine with French and English influences.
Where is it? 2 Still Walk, London, SE1 2LP
Why should you care?
One Tower Bridge will be the home of this new restaurant from Tom Simmons, ex-MasterChef runner-up, who'll be dishing up Welsh cuisine from breakfast to dinner. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer, 2017



MEATliquor King's Cross

In a nutshell: Burgers and cocktails in King's Cross
Where is it?
6 St Chad's Pl, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9HH
Why should you care?
This is the latest MEATliquor to come to town, offering the usual very popular selection of burgers, cocktails and hard shakes to King's Cross. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Bob Bob Exchange

In a nutshell: "Press for Champagne" in the city
Where is it?
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from the people behind Bob Bob Ricard and it promises to be just as opulent, with plenty of booths, special private rooms and it even has a mini sushi restaurant inside. PLUS those "press for Champagne" buttons on every table. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Butterscotch Bakery

In a nutshell: American-style bakery and tea room
Where is it?
Shepherd's Bush - address tbc
Why should you care?
Restaurateur Bea Vo is back in the bakery game with this new American-influenced bakery and tea room opening in Shepherd's Bush. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Ella Canta

In a nutshell: Top Mexican chef comes to town
Where is it?
InterContinental London Park Lane
Why should you care?
Martha Ortiz has won plaudits for Mexico City's Dulce Patria and now she's coming to the InterContinental Park Lane, joining Theo Randall as the hotel's second restaurant. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Urban Tea Rooms

In a nutshell: Tea and cake in St James's Market
Where is it? St James's Market, London SW1Y 4SB
Why should you care?
This is the latest addition to the new St James's Market development, an English tea room. It's the second Urban Tea Room and you can expect the usual baked good, hot beverages and a decent afternoon tea. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2017



Shikumen and VQ at the Dorsett City Hotel

In a nutshell: New hotel gets Asian and late-night dining
Where is it? Dorsett City, next to Aldgate East tube
Why should you care?
This is the second Dorsett Hotel in London (following Shepherd's Bush) and it's the second time they're opening Shikumen too - alongside 24 hour dining from VQ. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 2017



Wright Brothers Battersea

In a nutshell: Seafood, oysters and more at the Power station.
Where is it? Unit 26, Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station, 188 Kirtling Street, London, SW11 8EZ
Why should you care?
Wright Brothers have some very highly rated seafood restaurants dotted across town and this sees them opening in the area around the iconic Battersea Power Station. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



The Frog

In a nutshell: The Frog goes west to Covent Garden
Where is it? 35 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HG
Why should you care?
Adam Handling is bringing his Frog concept from Spitalfields to Covent Garden. Expect a bigger, mor traditional restaurant and some dishes unique to this location too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2017



Dishoom Kensington

In a nutshell: Indian small plates for West London.
Where is it?
Barkers Arcade, Kensington High Street, London, W8 4EP
Why should you care?
Having conquered other areas of town, Dishoom is now heading out west, landing their next small plates restaurant in Kensington. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Tom Kerridge at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower

In a nutshell: Tom Kerridge's first London restaurant
Where is it?
Jumeirah Carlton Hotel, 1 Cadogan Pl, Belgravia, London SW1X 9PY
Why should you care?
Best known for the two Michelin-starred Hand and Flowers as well as a number of TV appearances, Tom Kerridge is finally opening a London restaurant, taking over the spot where the Rib Room used to be. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Din Tai Fung London

In a nutshell: Taiwanese steamed bun powerhouse comes to London
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
The hugely popular Taiwanese dumplig restaurant is coming to London with steamed soup dumplings and lots more... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Quique Dacosta's InPaella

In a nutshell: Quique Dacosta does paella
Where is it?
To be confirmed
Why should you care?
Multiple Michelin-starred Quique Dacosta is coming to the UK. With help from the people behind Iberica, this restaurant will have heaps of traditional paella to sample. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Bluebird White City

In a nutshell: 20 year old Bluebird flies to White City
Where is it?
 89 Wood Lane, London W12 7FA
Why should you care?
Bluebird has been a big hit on the King's Road for 20 years and now they're looking to finally open elsewhere. The first new Bluebird will be in the former home of the BBC in White City. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Winter 2017



Jamie Oliver's Pub

In a nutshell: As it says, Jamie Oliver is opening a pub.
Where is it?
The Fish & Coal Building, Granary Square
Why should you care?
This is Jamie Oliver's next big thing - a canalside pub in King's Cross. The pub will have a roof conservatory and outdoor roof terrace overlooking the Canal while upstairs will be a “creative centre” for the Jamie's empire and there will be a restaurant on the lower level arches. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Dean and Deluca London

In a nutshell: American deli comes to town
Where is it?
117 Mount St, London W1K 3LA
Why should you care?
Dean and Deluca is a very well respected American deli, known best for its outlets in New York. Expect the London store to combine deli, cafe and butcher's all in one. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Clare Smyth restaurant

In a nutshell: Gordon Ramsay stalwart goes it alone
Where is it? Location TBC
Why should you care?
Clare Smyth has been responsible for keeping Gordon Ramsay's main restaurant at its three star level and now she's opening her own restaurant. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017



Sushisamba Covent Garden

In a nutshell: Asian fusion on the balcony
Where is it?
The Opera Terrace Covent Garden, The Piazza, London WC2E 8RF
Why should you care?
Sushisamba are taking over the Opera Terrace at Covent Garden- expect the same mix of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian food as the original (and a big bar too). Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2017



New Ruth Rogers restaurant

In a nutshell: River Café 2, this time in Mayfair
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
This will be the first new restaurant for River Cafe owner Ruth Rogers since the opening of the Hammersmith favourite. It will serve Italian food and will have an open kitchen on the ground floor, similar to the original. However, they're still finalising a location. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2017



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? 2017 (TBC)



Dumpy Lynn

In a nutshell: Dumplings in Clerkenwell
Where is it?
82 Goswell Rd, London EC1V 7DB
Why should you care?
From the people behind the Hoxton Hotel and Egg Break, this is a restaurant specialising in dumplings in the heart of Clerkenwell.

When can you try it for yourself? 2017 TBC



Flat Iron King's Cross

In a nutshell: Affordable steak in King's Cross
Where is it?
47-51 Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9BU
Why should you care?
Flat Iron have an avid following around town, with their signature flat iron steaks being one of the best deals in town. This sees them opening in King's Cross.  Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? 2018



The Wellington Hotel

In a nutshell: Robert DeNiro's hosting.
Where is it?
Covent Garden
Why should you care?
Robert DeNiro is becoming a London hotelier, opening this big new hotel in Covent Garden. And it will have two restaurants alongside a deli/cafe. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2019



Rumours

And there's more...

Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • New York's NoMad hotel is coming to London.
  • We're hearing that there are plans for another Hoppers in 2017.
  • Apparently Simon Parker-Bowles is getting ready to relaunch Greens.
  • Expect big changes for Simpsons on the Strand, which is getting a big refurb.
  • Late 2016's biggest meme, Salt Bae, is planning on coming to London.
  • The space that used to hold Hibiscus has been taken over by the MD of Leela Palaces. He's opening a casual dining restaurant there with his daughter in 2017.
  • Elizabeth Allen, previously head chef at Pidgin, is opening her own place Shibui in 2017.
  • Russell Norman's Mishkin's is making a comeback, this time coming to a space near Bank station.
  • When it opens, the Trellis skyscraper will have London's highest restaurant.
  • The Caprice group are planning a new restaurant on 8-10 North Audley Street.
  • The old US embassy in Mayfair is going to be revamped into a new luxury hotel and restaurant.
  • Richard Caring's Caprice Group has bought a huge space opposite Mayfair's Roka. Expect a new opening there soon.
  • Red Farm, best known for their pacman dumplings, are considering a London opening.
  • Boopshis in Fitzrovia have moved on to let Bao take over the spot - but they have another venue planned.
  • Bevis Marks in Aldgate is to become Al Matarello, a restaurant from the Italian company Dr Chiodo.
  • Arbutus is moving to a new location in 2017.
  • Henry Harris is rumoured to be opening Racine Kitchen in Notting Hill.
  • Soho House are taking over Kettner's and plan to reinvent it as Kettner's Townhouse in 2017-18.
  • Jose Pizarro is apparently opening another restaurant called Isabella, according to the Times.
  • Bocca di Lupo's Jacob Kenedy will be opening a pub in Angel.
  • Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, previously at Astrid Y Gaston, is looking to bring a new restaurant to London similar to Le Mar.
  • San Francisco's Tartine will be coming to London as soon as they find a location.
  • Australian burger joint Charlie & Co is looking for a London venue as is US chain CaliBurger.
  • 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.
  • Wolfgang Puck will be opening a second restaurant in 2017 at the Sugar Quay development project.


To find out which noteworthy establishments have just opened their doors, check out our recently-opened new restaurants in London page.

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