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Southam Street is the latest from the 108 Garage team in Notting Hill

With the success of 108 Garage behind them, the same team are opening Southam Street. This is a three storey place taking in a grill, raw bar and champagne bar too. 

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Jacob the Angel is a coffee house from people behind The Palomar

News just in of another new place from the people behind the ever-popular The Palomar and The Barbary, siblings Layo and Zoe Paskin. They're opening a new coffee shop called Jacob the Angel in Neal's Yard (right near the Barbary, pictured above).

Apparently, they'll be serving up breakfast, lunch and tea every day. And alongside that, freshly baked cakes, pastries and pies. That's all we know abo…

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Parsons is the next restaurant from The Ten Cases in Covent Garden

The Ten Cases is growing again - this time across the road, where they're opening a restaurant that's all about seafood.…

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Rosé fans rejoice - a whole month of rosé celebrations is coming to London

Summer and rosé. Rosé and summer. This year in particular, it’s been hard to think of a more seasonally pleasing duo, with huge spikes in rosé sales happening every time the sun comes out (not exactly surprisingly). And you can banish all those thoughts of sickly sweet, garishly hued blends from your mind. Right now, everyone’s loving light, refreshing rosés, especially London’s D&D group who…

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London's best new dishes from Instagram, July 21

We've teamed up with Felicity Spector to help us round up some of the best dishes shared on Instagram that are hitting London''s tables right now...…

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Paddington’s The Pilgrm hotel adds all-day charcuterie and international plates

Drawing on local inspiration from Borough Market, and not-so-local inspiration, The Pilgrm will be catering to the Paddington crowd with menus they're billing as “journeys in themselves”.…

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Test Driving The Cheese Bar - cheese in every which way imaginable

We head over to Camden to try The Cheese Bar, where the Cheese Truck has settled down. It really is ALL about cheese. And that's a good thing. …

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten is opening a London restaurant at The Connaught hotel

We've finally got more information on the new Jean Georges restaurant opening at The Connaught next week. In case you're only now playing catch-up, this is one of the big openings of the year, taking over the space at the front of the Mayfair hotel which was previously occupied by Espelette.

Vongerichten is joining Hélène Darroze and her two-Michelin star restaurant which is on the other sid…

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Gelupo teams up with other Soho restaurants to create brand new flavours

When a mint Cornetto just won’t cut it, artisan gelateria Gelupo (from the Bocca Di Lupo team) is always a winner, particularly now they’ve announced a brilliant-sounding collaboration project with seven Soho restaurants.

The upshot of the collaboration will be a set of new, highly creative flavours with each restaurant bringing their own international influence. So, that’ll mean Hawaiian-style c…

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Get a Snackbar preview as they take over Legs in Hackney

Hackneyites, get ready for “the world’s tastiest snacks” when Morning Lane’s Legs is temporarily taken over by Seb Myers and Freddie Janssen, the duo behind the upcoming Snackbar. 

It’ll be the latest in their series of residencies, having already taken the helm at kitchens in The Laughing Heart and Our/London, as well as running three-day pop-up at Borough Market. All this before getti…

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A baklava ice-cream sandwich is coming to London

We know a LOT of people go weak at the knees for a baklava - so this should prove irresistable. In Stoke Newington, The Lacy Nook has just launched a baklava ice-cream sandwich. It's a "Nutty Baklava with flor de latte ice cream (made by Nonnas Gelato), strawberry-mango compote & mint." 

So if you're after that next-level baklava - you know where to go.

What: The Lacy Nook

Where: 8…

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