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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.

 

Coming Soon list

Kurobuta Chelsea

In a nutshell: The pop-up becomes permanent
Where is it?
312 King's Road, London SW3 5UH
Why should you care?
The original Kurobuta started life as a pop-up on the King's Road but it's remained so popular that it's moving a few doors down to become the second permanent Kurobuta. Expect a larger space, private dining area and a bigger sushi and sashimi selection too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? January 30



W36

In a nutshell: Sister restaurant to Beach Blanket Babylon in Notting Hill
Where is it?
36 Golborne Road, Westbourne Park, London, W10 5PR
Why should you care?
This restaurant is from the same people who brought us Beach Blanket Babylon, with very British food and decor as well as a terrace with a flame pit. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? January 30



Sticks n Sushi

In a nutshell: Yakitori/sushi in Greenwich
Where is it?
Nelson Road, Greenwich
Why should you care?
Following the two previous openings (Covent Garden and Wimbledon) this sees the sushi/yakitori mash-up from Denmark coming to Greenwich.
When can you try it for yourself? January 31 (Soft launching 29-30)



Blixen 

In a nutshell: Grand brasserie in Spitalfields
Where is it? 
65A Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA
Why should you care?
This restaurant and bar is from Clive Watson, who has previously opened Riding House Cafe, Village East and more. It's billed as "an informal take on a grand European brasserie". Find out more.
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hen can you try it for yourself? February 3 (soft launch until February 8)



Chez Chow 

In a nutshell: Basement bar and snacks in Mayfair
Where is it? 
40 North Audley Street, London, W1K 6ZP
Why should you care?
 The people behind North Audley Cantine are converting their downstairs space into a separate cocktail bar called Chez Chow. There will be new bar snacks, a brand new cocktail menu and it'll all be themed around the owner's dog... Find out more
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hen can you try it for yourself? February 4 (soft launch until February 7)



Blacklock

In a nutshell: Skinny chops in Soho
Where is it?
25 Great Windmill Street, Soho
Why should you care?
This basement location with a colourful history promises lots of charcoal grilled chops plus cocktails for a fiver too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? February 6



COUNTER

In a nutshell: Brasserie in Vauxhall
Where is it?
Arch, 50, 7-11 South Lambeth Place, London SW8 1SP
Why should you care?
Coming from owner (and local resident Philip Reicherstorfer), the new COUNTER all-day brasserie takes up the entire length of an arch the arches under Vauxhall, over 200 feet long and will be able to fit 175. Plus there's a separate bar at the back too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? February 6



Joe's Oriental Diner

In a nutshell: Kurobuta's grungier cousin
Where is it? 251 King's Road, Chelsea, SW3 5EL
Why should you care?
This is from Scott Hallsworth and is taking over the space vacated by his Kurobuta pop-up. Expect pan-Asian cuisine and as Hallsworth says. "If Kurobuta at 251 was a good house party then Joe's is gonna be a mosh pit". Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? February 13



The Fourteenth Colonie

In a nutshell: NYC style bar in Clerkenwell
Where is it? 45 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5RS
Why should you care?
This New York style bar and restaurant has taken over the space that used to hold Giant Robot. Expect brunch style dishes mixed with plenty of craft beer and cocktails. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? February 16



Dolls House Islington

In a nutshell: Bar, dining room, members area and lots more
Where is it?
181 Upper Street, London N1 1RQ
Why should you care?
The Dolls House, already hugely popular in Hoxton, is now coming to Islington too, taking over the place that used to hold House of Wolf. Expect a downstairs bar, a dining area, espresso bar and members' area too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? February 20



Draft House Hammersmith

In a nutshell: Craft beer and more in Hammersmith
Where is it?
238 Shepherd’s Bush Road London, W6 7NL
Why should you care?
Charlie McVeigh is going west for the latest Draft House opening in Hammersmith. Expect craft beers, optic coktails and plenty of food including a pie menu. Expect a big garden space too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? February 26



Boom Burger

In a nutshell: Jamaican burgers in Brixton 
Where is it?
1 Brixton Station Road, London, SW9 8PA
Why should you care?
 South London fans of the Portobello Road burger restaurant will soon have one opening on their doorstep. Expect burgers, plantain fries and some dishes exclusive to Brixton. Find out more
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hen can you try it for yourself? Early February 2015



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? Early February 2015



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? February 2015



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? February 2014



Pulia

In a nutshell: Italian eat-in deli
Where is it?
Stoney Street, Borough Market, London, SE1
Why should you care?
An Italian deli, which already has sites in Milan, Venice, Torino and Florence has set Borough Market as the target for its next opening. As the name suggests, it will specialise in produce from Puglia in the south of Italy. Find out more
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hen can you try it for yourself? End February 2015



Millroy's

In a nutshell: Relaunched Whisky shop and cocktail bar in Soho 
Where is it? 3 Greek Street, London W1D 4NX
Why should you care?
Taken over by the people behind Coal Vaults, this revamped whisky shop also has a 55 seater cocktail bar downstairs serving up seasonal and traditional cocktails. Thankfully they're also planning on offering cheese and meat boards to make sure you survive the experience. Find out more.
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hen can you try it for yourself? February 2015 (relaunch)



Brindisa Tapas Kitchen

In a nutshell: Brindisa comes to Soho
Where is it?
18-20 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DE
Why should you care?
Bringing the finest Spanish food to London's West End: the ever popular Brindisa Tapas Kitchen are opening their latest London restaurant in February 2015, in the midst of Soho's rapidly expanding food scene. Find out more
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hen can you try it for yourself? February 2015



Tapas Revolution

In a nutshell: The Revolution comes to Shoreditch 
Where is it?
32-42 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6HZ
Why should you care?
 You may have previously come across Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy's highly rated food while shopping at Westfield London or Bluewater. Well now you don't have to brave the fresh hell of a mall to try his tapas as his third restaurant is a standalone tapas bar. Find out more
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hen can you try it for yourself? February 2015



The Richmond

In a nutshell: Elliot's Brett Redman opens a pub
Where is it?
316 Queensbridge Road, E8 3NH
Why should you care?
This is a new restaurant and bar jointly owned and operated by Brett Redman and Margaret Crow. Brett you'll know for his popular place Elliot's on Borough Market. Margaret is a stylist and fashion consultant who's worked on i-D, Love and Vogue Russia. Expect a menu based on snacks, comfort food, and raw dishes. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? End February 2015



Wahleeah

In a nutshell: Beer based cooking in Fulham
Where is it?
4 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3LQ
Why should you care?
Dave Ahern - aka CorkGourmetGuy aka BurgerBreakout - is opening his first restaurant called Wahleeah following a series of successful residencies. There's a strong focus on cooking with beer and plenty of made to order ingredients. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? February/March 2015



Chiswick Smokehouse

In a nutshell: Barbecue continued
Where is it?
12 Sutton Lane North, Chiswick, London, W4 4LD
Why should you care?
This will be the second Smokehouse (following the original in Islington) and sees the group take over the former Hole in the Wall in Chiswick. Expect a similar menu to the original with plenty of barbecue on the menu and a large selection of beers.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Kaffeine

In a nutshell: Coffee and more in Borough 
Where is it?
15 Eastcastle Street, London W1T 3AY
Why should you care?
 Popular Fitzrovia coffee shop Kaffeine has always turned out some cracking food to go with its drinks, so news that they're opening a second branch can only be a good thing. They'll be taking over a site, not too far from their first cafe, at Eastcastle Street between Wells Street and Berners Street. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Le Chabanais

In a nutshell: Le Chateaubriand comes to London
Where is it?
8 Mount Street, Mayfair
Why should you care?
The people behind the famed Le Chateaubriand are coming to London with their Head Chef Paul Boudier looking after the kitchen. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Top Dog

In a nutshell: Hot dogs in Soho
Where is it?
48 Frith Street, London W1D 4SF
Why should you care?
This hot dog restaurant promises to have a "US rebel biker culture of the 1950s" feel to it. 
As for the food, there's the influence a healthier eating regime throughout. So you'll be able to choose your 'dog' - from classic veal & pork, beef or chicken (with vegetarian options too) as well as a bun - a choice of three - with approximately 9 hotdog choices on the menu.  Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Joe's Southern Kitchen

In a nutshell: Southern US kitchen heads north to Kentish Town
Where is it?
300 Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2TG
Why should you care?
This sees the Southern Kitchen, which is currently in Covent Garden too, open in Kentish Town. And while the menu at Joe’s Kentish Town will feature many of the favourites from the original. they'll be focusing attention on a new recipe, Sweet Tea Brined Fried Chicken with Lemon Salt & Tabasco Honey. Plus there's a basement bar called Jailbird too.  Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



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 Open House who are opening a huge restaurant seating 200 people in the newly revamped Fitzroy Square in Fitzrovia. It'll also have three separate bar areas and serve food with "locally, sustainably sourced and artisan-prepared ingredients and will be run by Diego Cardoso, the former Head Chef of Murano. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Ceviche Old Street

In a nutshell: East London Peruvian
Where is it?
Baldwin Street (off City Road), Old Street, London EC1V
Why should you care?
This is the latest Peruvian restaurant from Martin Morales, who previously brought us the original Soho Ceviche and also Shoreditch's Andina. This latest restaurant features Peruvian, BBQ, customisable ceviches, rotisserie chicken and plenty of pisco. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Mid March 2015



Il Cudega

In a nutshell: Lombardy bar and restaurant in Hackney
Where is it?
Arch 358, Westgate St, London E8 3RL
Why should you care?
This is a all day new bar, restaurant and deli dedicated to the Lombardy region of Italy, with dishes inpired by the region and wine and food from the deli to take away. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



The Refinery

In a nutshell: Drake and Morgan bar in Regent's Place
Where is it?
5 Brock Street, Regent's Place London, NW1 3FG
Why should you care?
This is A Dreake and Morgan bar and restaurant. If you've already been to one of their existing seven venues, you'll know the score when it comes to food and drink. Open all day there'll be flatbreads, seasonal salads, a 10oz t-bone steak and whole Scottish lobster, an extensive cocktail list and more than 40 wines by the glass. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Bao

In a nutshell: Steamed buns in Soho
Where is it?
53 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AS
Why should you care?
These popular street food vendors are settling down in Soho with steamed milk buns at the heart of the menu. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Big Fernand

In a nutshell: French hamburgers
Where is it? 19 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1DY
Why should you care?
This is the first time French burger restaurant, which has several outlets in France, has come to the UK. Expect French cheeses and sauces to be a focus as well as lamb, veal, chicken and vegetarian options besides the usual beef.  A ‘build-your-own’ option apparently allows for over 3,854 possibilities (they’ve counted). Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? March 2015



Berber and Q

In a nutshell: North African grillhouse in Haggerston
Where is it? Arch 338, Acton Mews, London E8 4EA
Why should you care?
This is a joint venture between Josh Katz (Galvin Bistrot de Luxe and Ottolenghi) and Mattia Bianchi (Ottolenghi and Ben Spalding). It'll take inspiration from Turkey's Mangal restaurants, the grill & kebab houses of Istanbul, the food stalls of Jmaa al Fna in Marrakesh and the Shipudim in Tel Aviv. Essentially expect a lot of grilled meat and veg. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Late March 2015



Ottolenghi Spitalfields

In a nutshell: Salads, GREAT cakes, an a lot more for the CIty
Where is it? 50 Artillery Lane London E1 7LS
Why should you care?
City fans of Ottolenghi will now have a new all-day restaurant right on their doorstep. Expect cakes and salads for takeaway in the day (plus a grab and go option) as well as cocktails and more in the evening. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Late March 2015



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? April 2015



Park Chinois

In a nutshell: High end Yau
Where is it?
17 Berkeley Street, London, W1S 4NF
Why should you care?
This is yet another Alan Yau restaurant who seems to be very busy indeed at the moment. This is a revival of a brand that he first launched in New York some years ago. Expect a chinese restaurant with a 1940-50s feel to it. There will be a focus on music too, ranging from piano to string quartets to evening jazz.
When can you try it for yourself? April 2015



Jose Pizarro

In a nutshell: Jose Pizarro's third restaurant - this time in the City
Where is it? Unit T6 Broadgate Circle, EC2M 2QS
Why should you care?
This will be Jose Pizarro's first restaurant north of the river, in the revamped Broadgate Circle in the City. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? April 2015



Bouillabaisse

In a nutshell: Kurt Zdesar does a seafood restaurant in Mayfair
Where is it? Unit T6 Broadgate Circle, EC2M 2QS
Why should you care?
Kurt Zdesar is the man behind the recent opening Chotto Matte and was previously with Nobu. His next London restaurant sees him taking over the ex Bo London site with a restaurant focused on sustainable seafood (but with some grilled meats too).
When can you try it for yourself? May 2015



Social Wine

In a nutshell: Jason Atherton does a wine bar in Marylebone
Where is it?
39 James Street, London W1U 1EB
Why should you care?
This is the next thing from Jason Atherton, who is not letting opening in New York distract him from his home town. This sees him embracing one of London's trends, the return of the wine bar. Expect a wine bar and shop as well as tapas dishes.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 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



Milos

In a nutshell: Greek Fine Dining
Where is it?
1 Regent Street
Why should you care?
Milos already has restaurants in Canada, Las Vegas and New York and this is its first in the UK. Expect a "fresh contemporary take on Greek seafood".
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015



Yauatcha

In a nutshell: Yauatcha goes to the city 
Where is it?
Broadgate Circle
Why should you care?
The popular Soho high-end din sum joint has been around for 10 years and they're finally opening a second restaurant in the City (this time without Yau) from the people behind Hakkasan.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015



The Botanist

In a nutshell: Popular gastropub comes to the city
Where is it?
Broadgate Circle
Why should you care?
The original Botanist is a huge hit and this is the first time the owners, ETM group, have opened a second branch of the same place.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015



Vinoteca King's Cross

In a nutshell: Wine bar and restaurant
Where is it? 1 Pancras Square, King's Cross.
Why should you care?
This is the fifth Vinoteca, opening in a prime place at the new King's Cross development at 1 Pancras Square. Expect a large wine bar and all-day restaurant as well as a sizable wine shop. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015



New (un-named) Bocca Di Lupo restaurant

In a nutshell: Bocca two
Where is it?
140a Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8PA
Why should you care?
Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo of Bocca di Lupo are going to be opening up a new restaurant beside the Ape & Bird gastropub. The duo have taken on the site that used to be occupied by Pizza Hut and are turning it into a two floor, 4000 square foot restaurant. The food will be "boisterous, accessible, affordable and utterly delicious" promises Kennedy with the aim to make brilliant food inexpensive. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015



Piquet

In a nutshell: Laid-back French
Where is it?
Fitzrovia
Why should you care?
Allan Pickett (from Plateau) and Andre Blais (founder of Bodeans BBQ) are joining up for this laid-back French restaurant in Fitzrovia.
When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2015



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? June 2015



Les 110 de Taillevent

In a nutshell: Famous Parisian restaurant lands in London
Where is it?
TBC
Why should you care?
The people behind Parisian restaurant Taillevent are bringing its spin-off Les 110 de Taillevent to London - which focuses on food and wine pairings, named after the 110 wines available by the glass. Each of the 30 dishes is matched by one of four selected glasses. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? June 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



Shake Shack Westfield

In a nutshell: Burgers go to the mall
Where is it?
Westfield Stratford
Why should you care?
After becoming a huge success in Covent Garden, Danny Meyer's US burger import heads west to conquer Westfield shopping mall. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Summer 2015



Galadari

In a nutshell: Rooftop bar and restaurant
Where is it? Crowne Plaza, 19 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6DB
Why should you care?
This will be a "penthouse-style" restaurant on the top of the Crowne Plaza with views of St Paul's. Expect a Japanese kushiyaki grill with modern tapas, barbecued meats, steak and seafood with lighter izakaya-style small plates including sushi, sticks and skewers for lunch.
When can you try it for yourself? September 2015



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? 2015



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. (Note - this one's gone a bit quiet, so we're trying to find out if it's still going ahead)
When can you try it for yourself? 2015



Modern Pantry in the City

In a nutshell: Anna Hansen's second Pantry
Where is it?
Finsbury Square
Why should you care?
Anna Hansen has found a place in Finsbury Square 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? 2015



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've tested out the restaurant at Climsons Arch before setting on a location. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? 2015



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. It's gone a bit quiet of late, so we're trying to find out if the plans are still going ahead.
When can you try it for yourself? 2015 (TBC)



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 seat 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



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? 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



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



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? 2016



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Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • Simpsons in the Strand is looking for someone to take over the restaurant - it's still to be decided if they'll keep the name that's been around for almost 200 years.
  • Jose Pizarro is apparently opening another restaurant this year called Isabella, according to the Times.
  • Lots appears to be happening at Broadgate Circle, where Simon Wright has plans to open a restaurant called Crab Tavern and another Shoryu Ramen is planned.
  • The people behind Bob Bob Ricard were due to open Biblioteka, but plans seem to have changed. We're still waiting to hear if it'll open in another location.
  • Bocca di Lupo's Jacob Kenedy will be opening a pub in Angel.
  • The people behind Drake and Morgan are opening a series of Brooklyn style bars across London, starting with Regent's Place and St Pancras Square.
  • Sushi restaurant Yama Momo is coming to East Dulwich from the people behind Tsunami
  • Jamie Oliver is planning a pub for King's Cross.
  • Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, previously at Astrid Y Gaston, is looking to bring a new restaurant to London similar to Le Mar.
  • Bincho Yakitori is rumoured to be relaunching as Blood + Wasabi on Old Compton Street.
  • San Francisco's Tartine will be coming to London as soon as they find a location.
  • Bukowski Grill are looking to open in Soho on D'Arblay Street (where Honest Burgers is).
  • Daylesford Organic are bringing a cafe to Marylebone.
  • Cubitt House are opening a three storey bar and restaurant, possibly called The Lighterman, at King's Cross in 2015.
  • Australian burger joint Charlie & Co is looking for a London venue as is US chain CaliBurger.
  • Big Easy are rumoured to be opening in Islington (where Browns is).
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Hawksmoor's Foxlow is rumoured to be looking for a second location.
  • Nuno Mendes' The Loft Project will be returning. He's also looking to start work on another casual restaurant in East London. 
  • Jun Tanaka is aiming to open a new restaurant in 2015.
  • MasterChef winner Natalie Coleman is hoping to open an East End restaurant.
  • Russell Norman is rumoured to be opening a big pizza place in Soho - with a lease signed for a large site on Walkers Court.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


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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