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 April 2017...

Saucy Chip

In a nutshell: Festival chips come to Fitzrovia.
Where is it?
Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen, 33 - 34 Rathbone Place, London W1T 1JN
Why should you care?
They've popped up in Summer festivals with their van and now Saucy Chip have found a home in Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen. Expect gourmet chips with special toppings. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? April 25, 2017



Monty's Deli

In a nutshell: Jewish deli and cafe in Hoxton
Where is it?
225 - 227 Hoxton Street, London N1
Why should you care?
Monty's deli has been a fixture of Maltby Street market for a while and now they're opening a permanent spot in Hoxton. Expect their own pastrami, salt beef, bagels and more. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? April 25, 2017



Curveball

In a nutshell: All the ball shaped food you want in Balham
Where is it? Hildreth Street, London SW12
Why should you care?
This balls-centric restaurant in Balham will be serving up all manner of ball shaped food - and cocktails too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 26, 2017



Test Kitchen

In a nutshell: Adam Simmonds goes pop-up before permanent. 
Where is it? 54 Frith Street, London W1D 4SL
Why should you care?
Adam Simmonds is getting ready for his first solo restaurant. But before that, he's embarking on an ambitious year-long test kitchen project. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 27, 2017



Prawn on the Lawn

In a nutshell: Islington seafood spots grabs a bigger space 
Where is it? 292-294 St Paul's Rd, Highbury East, London N1 2LH
Why should you care?
Prawn on the lawn has been a big hit in Islington, serving up cold seafood plates as well as being a fishmonger. This sees them move just down the road to bigger premises - and they'll be serving hot food too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 27, 2017



Trawler Trash

In a nutshell: Seafood in Islington
Where is it? 205 Upper St, London N1 1RQ
Why should you care?
Expect a sustainable, weekly changing seafood menu. And there's a cocktail bar at the back too.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 28, 2017 (soft launch until May 11)



Stoke House

In a nutshell: Pick and mix carvery in Victoria
Where is it? Nova, 81 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0AJ
Why should you care?
Nova Victoria’s latest announcement is Stoke House, an upmarket carvery where meat is cooked in the wood fire smoker, there’s an in-house salad wall and you pay for your food according to weight. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 2017



Yolk

In a nutshell: Takeaway baguettes and Egg Benedicts to-go from Yolk
Where is it? Unit 4, Finsbury Avenue Square, Broadgate, London
Why should you care?
Former pop-up Yolk’s bringing takeaway lunch to the next level with very, very fine baguettes with fillings like duck and steak, while those grabbing something on their way to work can get Eggs Benedict to go. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 2017



Piebury Corner King's Cross

In a nutshell: Top notch pie and mash in King's Cross.
Where is it? 3 Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9DX
Why should you care?
Famed pie sellers Piebury Corner are opening a new pie shop and deli to serve up some of the best pies in town, alongside mash and roast potatoes and all washed down with craft beer. It's a much bigger spot than the original too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April 2017



The Ned

In a nutshell: Soho House do a bank job.
Where is it?
Poultry, EC1
Why should you care?
The old Midland Bank on Poultry 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. Alongside the hotel, there will be NINE restaurants. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Late April 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? April 2017



Arthur Hooper's

In a nutshell: European plates and sharing platters near the Market.
Where is it? 8 Stoney Street, London SE1 9AA
Why should you care?
Victoriana meets pan-European sharing plates this new restaurant overlooking Borough Market, with a very flash interior.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Late April 2017



Dirty Bones Soho

In a nutshell: Dirty food in Soho.
Where is it? 14 Denman Street, London, W1D 7HJ
Why should you care?
The latest from Dirty Bones sees them coming to Soho (they also have a spot in Carnaby) where you'll be able to eat all the mac & cheese pimped up burgers and more dirty food to your heart's content. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April/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? April/May 2017



Dokke

In a nutshell: High-end dining in St Katharine's Dock
Where is it? St Katharine Marina, 50 St Katharine's Way, St Katharine's & Wapping, London E1W 1LA
Why should you care?
A new upmarket restaurant is opening in London's only marina, led by Neil Wager, who'll be serving up food inspired by his many years cooking on private island resorts. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? April/May 2017



Opening May 2017...

Henrietta

In a nutshell: Ollie Dabbous comes to Covent Garden
Where is it? 14-15 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8QH
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from Ollie Dabbous, in the new hotel The Henrietta from the people behind the Experimental Cocktail Club. Find out more.

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



Pizza Pilgrims West India Quay

In a nutshell: Neapolitan pizzas and gaming in Canary Wharf
Where is it? 12 Hertsmere Road, London E14 4AE
Why should you care?
The next pizza parlour from Pizza Pilgrims sees them going east to West India Quay. And there's a Pizza Playground too. Find out more.

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



Coya

In a nutshell: Upmarket Peruvian food and drinks in the Bank’s new Angel Court development.
Where is it?
Ground Floor, Angel Ct, London EC2R 7BH
Why should you care?
With a bottle library locker, a Pisco Lounge and a Rum Round Table, COYA is set to draw in the thirsty City crowd, plus light and healthy South American cuisine - we’re expecting ceviche, grilled meat and sharing plates. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? May 2, 2017



Lupins

In a nutshell: Traditional British goes international under Bermondsey railway arches.
Where is it? 66-68 Union Street, London SE1 1TD
Why should you care?
Keen to break the traditional British restaurant mould, Lupin will aim to serve up all the usual hearty British ingredients but with a global twist - think sumac on your lamb, roast pigeon with chipotle or spiced beef short rib. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2, 2017



Westerns Laundry

In a nutshell: Seafood and more comes to Highbury from team behind Primeur.
Where is it?
34 Drayton Park, London N5 1PB
Why should you care?
The people behind the very successful Primeur are opening a second restaurant. British flavours and Devonshire seafood will be at the heart of this retreat just around the corner from Holloway Road. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 3, 2017



The Tapas Room

In a nutshell: Specialist Basque sherries, vermouths and more with tapas-style nibbles on the side.
Where is it?
Unit 3-5 Broadway Market, 29 Tooting High Street, London SW17 0RJ
Why should you care?
It’s all about the booze down at Tooting’s new The Tapas Room, courtesy of the popular Donostia Social Club, where there’ll be wines, vermouths, cavas and more, plus a menu packed with Basque-style treats, also available to take away. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 4, 2017



Leicester Square Kitchen

In a nutshell: Mexican and Peruvian small plates at The Radisson Blu Edwardian’s new restaurant.
Where is it?
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, 31-36 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LH
Why should you care?
Tiger prawn tacos, Mayan-spiced chicken ensalada and Robata-grilled Pisco-glazed smoked paprika ribs with lime are some of the sharing plates up for grabs at the new Leicester Square Kitchen, a new restaurant in a Leicester Square hotel. Find out more.

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



The Bothy

In a nutshell: All day riverside dining from London bar group Drake & Morgan.
Where is it?
16 Hertsmere Road, West India Quay, London, E14 4AX
Why should you care?
There's something for everyone at West India Quay's newest warehouse conversion, from sharing boards and superfood salads to all day brunch and Sunday roasts - and plenty of cocktails. There's room for 200 to sit outside too. Find out more.

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



Tratra

In a nutshell: French chef Stéphane Reynaud opens his first UK restaurant in Shoreditch
Where is it? 2-4 Boundary St, London E2 7DD
Why should you care?
Shoreditch’s Boundary hotel will see a revamp of its entire basement, taken over by Reynaud who'll be dishing up charcuterie and other meat dishes influenced by his childhood in the Ardèche region. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 10, 2017



Madame D's

In a nutshell:  Himalayan cooking on Commercial Street
Where is it? Second Floor, 76 Commercial Street, London E1 6LY
Why should you care?
The people behind Gunpowder are opening a second spot in Spitalfields. This one will be dedicated to Himalayan cooking. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 15, 2017



Foxlow Soho

In a nutshell: Hawksmoor spinoff comes to Soho
Where is it?
8-10 Lower James Street, W1F 9EL
Why should you care?
The people behind Hawksmoor are finally descending on Soho with their spinoff, Foxlow. Expect steak, ribs, chicken and more... Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 16, 2017



The Prince of Peckham

In a nutshell: Peckham’s Clayton Arms reopens as a new local-led boozer.
Where is it?
1 Clayton Road, London SE15 5JA
Why should you care?
With rum cocktails, beer and White Men Can’t Jerk to kick things off off in the kitchen, the Prince of Peckham could be a promising new start for this Peckham pub. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 18, 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? May, 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? May, 2017



Dinings SW3

In a nutshell: Dinings gets a Knightsbridge sibling. 
Where is it? Walton House, Lennox Gardens Mews, Walton St, London SW3 2JH
Why should you care?
The original Dinings has been around for a decade and this sees them open a second restaurant in Knightsbridge. Expect sushi, sashimi, sake and new grilled dishes too. Find out more.

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



GBR

In a nutshell:  All day traditional dining with a contemporary twist.
Where is it? Dukes Hotel, 35 St James's Place, St. James's, London SW1A 1NY?
Why should you care?
Tuck into classic British cuisine in Duke Hotel's new restaurant GBR, including British charcuterie and halibut with red wine and truffle crisp bar snacks. And maybe extend your visit to try one of Duke's legendary martinis at their hotel bar. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May, 2017



The Clifton

In a nutshell: The Clifton in St John's Wood is saved and reopening as a new pub.
Where is it? 96 Clifton Hill, London NW8 0JT
Why should you care?
Haggis sausage rolls, Wild Grouse ketchup and roast cod with arrocina beans will be some of the dishes on offer to those who visit The Clifton, St John’s Wood’s newest pub. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May, 2017



Red Rooster London

In a nutshell: Harlem fave comes to London
Where is it?
The Curtain Hotel, 45 Curtain Rd, London, EC2A 4PJ
Why should you care?
Marcus Samuelsson's New York restaurant is hugely popular, and it's coming to the Curtain Hotel in Shoreditch. The legendary yardbird fried chicken and Helga's meatballs are making it over here too. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 2017



Duck and Waffle Local

In a nutshell: Duck and Waffle is reborn at ground level. 
Where is it?
52 Haymarket, St. James's Market, London SW1Y 4RP
Why should you care?
There's a new Duck and Waffle coming to town with all the favourite dishes from the original but at ground level in St James's Market. And expect things to be very speedy this time around. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 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? May 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? Late May, 2017



Opening June 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



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



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? 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...

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



Opening September 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? 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)

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



Pique-Nique

In a nutshell: Casse Croute does brunch
Where is it? Bermondsey
Why should you care?
This is the second restaurant from the people behind Bermondsey's Casse Croute. Expect breakfast and brunch and lots of rotisserie Poulet Bresse. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Early 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? Location tbc
Why should you care?
Adam Handling is bringing his Frog concept from Spitalfields to Covent Garden. 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



Magpie

In a nutshell: Pidgin goes central with trolleys.
Where is it?
TBC Central London
Why should you care?
This is the next restaurant from the people behind Hackney's Pidgin and this time their aiming for the centre of Town with a restaurant that will have all the food and drink delivered by trolleys. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 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.
  • Carl Clarke is still planning to open Chinese Restaurant Syndrome but is looking for a location.
  • 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.
  • There's a new restaurant coming to Shoreditch House, an Agean bistro called Mandolin.
  • 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.
  • The founder of the Cinnamon Club, Iqbal Wahhab, is hoping to open a New Orleans style restaurant in the City.
  • 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.
  • Come Fry with me chip restaurant was planned for Covent Garden, but things have gone a bit quiet for them.


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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