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Goodman to shake up London's seafood scene with Rex and Mariano in Soho

Goodman to shake up London's seafood scene with Rex and Mariano in Soho

Updated 28/11 with soft launch details.

The people behind Goodman (some of London's best steak restaurants) seem to like shaking up the London restaurant scene every now and again. They've certainly done that with Burger and Lobster and are now turning their attention to London's seafood scene with the launch of their next restaurant, Rex and Mariano. Hot Dinnersspoke with them to find out what ...

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Ceru Mediterranean restaurant launching five month pop-up in Fitzrovia

Ceru Mediterranean restaurant launching five month pop-up in Fitzrovia

A new Mediterranean restaurant is coming to Fitzrovia courtesy of Barry Hilton (previously at Black & Blue and Yalla Yalla) and Stephen Gee (who's currently chairman of Carluccios, Gaucho , Busaba Eathai & Iberica).

Ceru has previously popped up at the Brighton and Henley Regatta and now they're settling down for a five month period, just north of Oxford Street. Executive chef Tom Kime is ...

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Max's Sandwich Shop and Bar brings late night sarnies to Crouch Hill

Max's Sandwich Shop and Bar brings late night sarnies to Crouch Hill

Having spent years working front of house at Salt Yard followed by a more recent stint as General Manager at one of Hot Dinners favourite casual spots LeCoq in Islington, Max Halley now has his sights set on sandwich stardom. He's opening Max's Sandwich Shop and Bar on Crouch Hill.

Described as a hot sandwich shop, with seats and booze, that’s open really late, Max's new venue and business idea was based on enabling customers to "do my four favourite things: Drinking booze, eating sandwiches, staying up late and not getting ripped off." We caught up with Max to find out more.


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Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street brings more high-rise dining to London

Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street brings more high-rise dining to London

27/11/14 - updated with new photos.

The latest London skyscraper to unveil a high-rise restaurant and bar is nearly upon us, this time in the nearly-complete "walkie talkie" building, aka 20 Fenchurch Street. Coming from rhubarb, the Sky Garden is comprised of two restaurants, a cafe and bar and a few events spaces that city folk are sure to put to good use. 

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Russell Norman launches The Spritz Bar at Ape & Bird

Russell Norman launches The Spritz Bar at Ape & Bird

There's still a lot of love for the spritz in London. Hard on the heels of Tony Conigliaro opening Bar Termini in Soho with its house Spritz cocktail, Russell Norman and Richard Beatty are launching The Spritz Bar at POLPO at Ape & Bird.

The Spritz Bar, which joins the Campari Bar at POLPO Soho, the Aperol Bar at POLPO Covent Garden and the Negroni Bar at POLPO Smithfield, will serve all ...

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Acciuga chef opens Enoteca Rabezzana wine bar and deli on Long Lane

Acciuga chef opens Enoteca Rabezzana wine bar and deli on Long Lane

Last year when Fay Maschler reviewed Acciuga on Kensington High Street, she described her and Reg's pasta dish as "the best pasta dish either of us has tasted in a long while". Well now Chef Patron Guglielmo Arnulfo is expanding his empire.

He's opening a wine bar in the City with Italian winemakers Rabezzana Vini. Enoteca Rabezzana will showcase all kinds of Italian food and drink. On the wine ...

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New premium kebab restaurant Chifafa comes to Clerkenwell

New premium kebab restaurant Chifafa comes to Clerkenwell

A new premium kebab shop is opening in Clerkenwell on Friday (it's just opposite the Zetter hotel). Chifafa's aim is for "kebabs made good" - here's a quick peek at the menu:

National Theatre to open new restaurant, The Green Room

National Theatre to open new restaurant, The Green Room

The Green Room is the latest addition to the National Theatre as part of its current revamp - although it's much more of a standalone restaurant than they've previously launched. This time they're using land that's apparently "awaiting development" behind the NT to build the restaurant that is the next step on from their riverside pop-up Prop Store (this restaurant is planned to stay there for ...

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Benito's Hat plans new openings for Liverpool Street and Bromley

Benito's Hat plans new openings for Liverpool Street and Bromley

Popular Mexican chain Benito’s Hat has just announced two new openings for London in the New Year.

The first is in Liverpool Street station in January where they'll be launching their first street food pod, outside the Broadgate entrance. Open from 7am until midnight, seven days a week, the pod will serve a pared back menu of breakfast, lunch and late night dishes including all-day tacos and ...

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Perma-Provencal summer on Exmouth Market - our Test Drive of Cafe Pistou

Perma-Provencal summer on Exmouth Market - our Test Drive of Cafe Pistou

Eating at this new Provencal restaurant on Exmouth Market makes you feel as if the sun is always shining

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Gordon Ramsay’s latest venture - We Test Drive Heddon Street Kitchen

Gordon Ramsay’s latest venture - We Test Drive Heddon Street Kitchen

Gordon Ramsay's latest Mayfair restaurant is a follow-up to the very successful Bread Street Kitchen. We head along to Heddon Street Kitchen to find out what to expect.

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Brew open their HQ in Putney with alfresco breakfast, pizzas and a lot of coffee

Brew open their HQ in Putney with alfresco breakfast, pizzas and a lot of coffee

The Brew chain (Wandsworth, Battersea and Wimbledon) is expanding with a huge new HQ in Richmond. Here's what you need to know about it.

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69 Colebrooke Row's Tony Conigliaro opens a coffee and aperitivo bar in Soho

69 Colebrooke Row's Tony Conigliaro opens a coffee	and aperitivo bar in Soho

Tony Conigliaro has had big success with the Zetter Townhouse and The Bar With No Name at 69 Colebrooke Row and here at Hot Dinners we're huge fans of his Twinkles (note - not a euphemism).

Now he's moving right into the centre of town with an aperitivo bar in Soho, Bar Termini.

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Japanese restaurant Flat Three to open in Holland Park

Japanese restaurant Flat Three to open in Holland Park

Very early news reaches us of a new restaurant coming to Holland Park next Spring. Flat Three will apparently have "a new approach to Japanese-inspired 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). It'll seat around 40, including one large table which can be taken over by groups.

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MEATliquor launches its first Christmas specials with 50% off

MEATliquor launches its first Christmas specials with 50% off

Seems like everyone's getting into the Christmas spirit. Even the cool folk at MEATliquor have taken to their festive fryer, launching a specially crafted Christmas menu, available from Monday 24th November (and at 50% off for the first day!)

Christmas specials are the XXXmas burger, a sausage and stuffing patty, topped with roasted turkey, crispy bacon, a drizzle of cranberry sauce and gravy. ...

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