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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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Ivy Chelsea Garden

In a nutshell: The Ivy grows outdoors
Where is it?
197 King’s Road, London SW3 5ED
Why should you care?
Following the opening of Ivy Market Grill, the Ivy brand continues to expand, this time in Chelsea where it's taken over a building with an extensive outside space. Find out more
W
hen can you try it for yourself? March 30



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? March 30



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 30



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? March 31 (TBC)



Foxlow

In a nutshell: Hawksmoor spin-off comes to Stoke Newington
Where is it?
71-73 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0AS
Why should you care?
The original Foxlow in Farringdon was a big hit but they've taken their time in finding a space for a second - settling on very up and coming Stoke Newington. Expect ribs, steaks, soft serve and more. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? April 1 (soft launch to April 8)



Flat 3

In a nutshell: Japenese, Korean and a touck of Scandinavian in Holland Park
Where is it? 120- 122 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 4UA
Why should you care?
. Flat Three will apparently have "a new approach to Japanese-inspired food." but will also be influenced by Korean and Scandinavian food. They'll be serving á la carte and tasting menus - and we like the sound of the non-alcoholic pairings (alongside the usual wine pairings). Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? April 2



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? April 7



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? April 10



On The Bab

In a nutshell: Korean in Covent Garden
Where is it?
36 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BD
Why should you care?
This is the second On The Bab restaurant following the launch of the Korean Anju restaurant (basically food with beer) in Shoreditch. Expect plenty of Korean chicken and a lot more besides. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? April 10 (soft launch until April 11)



Craft London

In a nutshell: Stevie Parle's Greenwich restaurant
Where is it?
Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London, SE10 0SQ
Why should you care?
The cafe has already opened, but this will mark the opening of Stevie Parle's next fully fledged restaurant. Expect the menu to reflect the food that he loves: simple home-cooking and experiments with every day ingredients but with a focus on fresh, more locally-sourced British food. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? April 13 (soft launch until April 27)



Chick n' Sours

In a nutshell: Fried Chicken and sour cocktails from Carl Calrke in Dalston
Where is it?
390 Kingsland Road, London E8 2AA
Why should you care?
He's been popping up all over the place with Disco Bistro but now Carl Clarke is settling down in Dalston with a brand new fried chicken (and sour cocktails) restaurant. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? April 14 (Soft launch until April 16)



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 17



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? April 21



Salvation in Noodles

In a nutshell: Noodle bar in Finsbury Park
Where is it?
2 Blackstock Road, London N4 2DL
Why should you care?
The original Salvation in Noodles has been a big hit over in Dalston and this sees them opening the second restaurant in nearby Finsbury Park. Expect new dishes and a cocktail bar too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Early April 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? Early April



The Hungry Donkey

In a nutshell: Greek cuisine in the City
Where is it?
56 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7AL
Why should you care?
This is a Greek restaurant that is speciliaising in Hellenic street food in Aldgate. Expect a helty selection og Greek drinks too. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? April 2015



Bull in a China Shop

In a nutshell: Rotisserie chicken, breakfast buns and whisky in Shoreditch
Where is it?
196 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JE
Why should you care?
Bull in a China Shop will be a rotisserie chicken restaurant and whisky bar alongside breakfast bao buns and savoury congee porridge, all from the same people behind the Drunken Monkey. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? April 2015



Tartufi and Friends

In a nutshell: Truffles in Harrods
Where is it?
Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1X 7XL
Why should you care?
Harrods have a real thing about truffles at the moment. Not only have they recently opened a truffle shop, they're now expanding their truffle focus to a new restaurant. Everything on the menu will have the option of being either with fresh black or white truffles (with the white version pushing up the prices considerably (including a £75 truffle burger!). Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? April 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? April 2015



Sesame

In a nutshell: Ottolenghi director gets his own cafe
Where is it?
23 Garrick Street, London WC2E 9RY
Why should you care?
Noam Bar, one of the founders of Ottolenghi, has taken inspiration from the market stalls and smoking grill street food of the Middle East for his Covent Garden opening. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? April 2015



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
W
hen can you try it for yourself? April 2015



Maze Grill

In a nutshell: Gordon Ramsay returns to Aubergine with Maze
Where is it?
11 Park Walk, London SW10 0AJ
Why should you care?
Gordon Ramsay has returned to the place where he made his name with Aubergine. He's bought up the restaurant and is replacing it with the first stage of a roll out of Maze Grill. 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



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? April/May



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? April/May



Masala Grill

In a nutshell: Chutney Mary's cousin
Where is it?
535 Kings Road, London, SW10 0SZ
Why should you care?
This is a laid-back with a range of grills, street food, seafood and curries on the menu, from the people behind Chutney Mary (and on the spot previously held by that restaurant). Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? End April 2015



The Ivy (Re-launch)

In a nutshell: Famed restaurant gets a major overhaul
Where is it? 9 West Street, London WC2H 9NE
Why should you care?
It's the 100th anniversary of the Ivy and to celebrate they're literally selling off the silver (in an auction) and completely refitting the restaurant and adding new dishes in the process. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 2015



The Marksman

In a nutshell: Revamped pub in Hackney
Where is it? 254 Hackney Road, London E2 7SJ
Why should you care?
This is a revamped pub from two St John veterans, Tom Harris and Jon Rotheram. It will focus on the best of British food and drinks, with a menu inspired by the history of London. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 2015



Fu Manchu

In a nutshell: Pizzas in Broadgate
Where is it? 15-16 Lendal Terrace London SW4 7UX
Why should you care?
This late night dum sum and cocktail bar is taking over a space under the arches on Lendal Terrace with an extensive steamed dumpling menu. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 2015



The Meltroom

In a nutshell: Grilled cheese sarnies in Soho
Where is it? 26 Noel Street, Soho, London W1F 8GY
Why should you care?
This is a short-order grilled cheese sandwich shop. They'll ne adding beef and slow cooked lamb to the mix too plus there will be soups available and special breakfast offers too. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 2015



PizzaBuzz

In a nutshell: Pizzas in Broadgate
Where is it? 2 Worship Street, London EC2A 2AH
Why should you care?
From the same group that own The Portman and The Only Running Footman PizzaBuzz will be an all day affair serving - you guessed it - pizzas. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? May 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



Granger and Co

In a nutshell: Brunch & more in King's Cross
Where is it? 7 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Why should you care?
Bill Granger already had success with Granger & co in nearby Clerkenwell as well as the very popular Notting Hill original. Expect a similar approach this time around, with an all-day menu and a big focus on brunch at the weekends. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? May/June 2015



Chutney Mary

In a nutshell: Classic Indian moved to St James
Where is it?
73 St James Street, London SW1A 1PH
Why should you care?
Chutney Mary is closing its doors on the King's Road and relocate to 73 St James’s Street, opening in April on the site that used to be Wheeler’s. It's a new location for the restaurant which has been around since 1990 and owner Namita Panjabi and her sister Camellia will be introducing various new dishes to the restaurant's menu. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Early June 2015



Estiatorio Milos

In a nutshell: High end Greek seafood in Mayfair
Where is it?
1 Regent Street St James's, London SW1Y 4NR
Why should you care?
This seafood restaurant is the brainchild of Costas Spiliadis who opened his first restaurant in Montreal back in the 70s and since then has opened branches of Estiatorio Milos in New York City, Las Vegas, Miami and even Athens. Expect a strong focus on seafood in a huge building. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? June 2015



254 Paradise

In a nutshell: The Dairy comes to Bethnal Green
Where is it?
254 Paradise Row, London E2 9LE
Why should you care?
This is the latest restaurant from Robin Gill, who's behind Clapham's very successful The Dairy and The Manor. Apparently, we can "expect Dairy/Manor style in feel of service and approach to cooking and music...but this will be a new thing entirely." Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? June 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. Find out more
When can you try it for yourself? June 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



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



Wright Bros Kensington

In a nutshell: Seafood in South Kensington
Where is it? 56 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3DY
Why should you care?
This is the latest from the very popular Wright Bros, this time adding on a standalone bar serving up wines and cocktails alongside ‘pound a pop’ oysters, from Wright Bros' own Duchy Oyster Farm, during happy hour. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? June 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? June 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



New Corbin and King restaurant

In a nutshell: Corbin & King come to Islington
Where is it?
9 Islington Green, London N1 2XH
Why should you care?
Chris Corbin and Jeremy King have had a pretty good run of late, with both the Colony Grill Room and Fischers coming in for a lot of praise. Now they're opening in Islington for a "neighbourhood restaurant" taking over the prime position on Islington Green from Browns. A new Colbert is a strong contender. 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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Rumours

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Other upcoming London restaurant openings and rumours

  • Burberry are planning a new restaurant in their Regent Street store.
  • Albert Roux is behind a new venture Roux a la Poste, opening in Brentwood.
  • Cottons in Exmouth Market has closed down and there are plans to open a gastropub on the site.
  • Mark Sargeant, of Plum & Spilt Milk and Rocksalt, is planning a new London venture.
  • A new burger restaurant Asta Luego's Burger & Shake is coming to Wembley soon, with Camden and Holland Park restaurants to follow.
  • The Zetter Townhouse will be opening a second boutique hotel in Marylebone in Spring 2016.
  • The founder of the Cinnamon Club, Iqbal Wahhab, is hoping to open a New Orleans style restaurant in the City in Summer.
  • Dip & Flip (gravy dipped burgers) is looking to open its next restaurant in Wimbledon, with more sites planned.
  • The mega popular Cereal Killer Cafe is looking to open in Camden next.
  • Pasta Remoli, currently in Westfield Stratford, are coming to Finsbury Park.
  • Red Dog Saloon are opening in Angel, taking over the space that used to hold Round Midnight.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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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