What: Soul Store West
In a nutshell: Ribs and music in North London hotel
Summing it all up: There's a hotel, diner and cocktail bar coming to Kilburn and Chicago Rib Shack are supplying the food side of things
The Gibson, one of the hottest bars of 2016, is celebrating its first year in operation with the launch of a new cocktail and food menu.Going well beyond the standard crisp and nuts route, The Gibson’s new locally sourced menu features inventive flavours and exotic ingredients specially chosen to be enjoyed alongside their extensive list of award-winning cocktails.
Led by Marian Beke who gained…
The Fat Duck isn't the only Heston hosted hostelry in Bray, there's also the very highly rated (and considerably more affordable/ easy to get into) The Hinds Head. And now we hear that changes are coming to the restaurant.
First of all, expect new menus - focusing on a choice of 3, 4 and 6 courses. Alas, they're keeping details of those quiet, but we'll share info about them as soon as we can. W…
Updated 19/2/17 with soft launch details.
When it comes to pairings, there’s little that can beat cocktails combined with a glam London skyline view. Now, those who’re after a spot of wining and dining with a slightly more luxurious edge will now be able to indulge from a whopping 39 stories up thanks to Bōkan.
Bōkan, which is old Saxon for ‘lighthouse’, will be providing those after a taste o…
After having seen the above photo, it's pretty much the only thing we want to eat now. It's the majestic Five Pork Burger that's now back on the menu at Hawksmoor Seven Dials.
And all that pork comes from:
17/2/17 - Updated with soft launch details
Hot on the heels of all the new places opening in Camden Market comes news that Bea Vo will be opening her next restaurant in that neck of the woods. Famous Flames will be her third spot, after Stax and Boondocks. As the name suggests, it's all about the flame grill and will be serving up flame grilled burgers and fried wings.
The new restaurant on Kenti…
What: wastED London at Selfridges
In a nutshell: Afternoon tea using ingredients that’d otherwise end up thrown away
Summing it all up: The Rare Tea Company joins forces with some of London’s tops chefs, including Ottolenghi, to show you why you shouldn’t throw your tea leaves away, all while sitting in a greenhouse on top of Selfridges.…
West End institution Simpson's-in-the-Strand is about to get a major facelift, courtesy of the Savoy. It's rare that you can get away with describing something as "iconic" and while Simpson's fits that bill, it's been clear that something extra was needed to bring the place back to its glory days.
The restaurant, which boasts the covetable, central location of 100 The Strand, as well as oak panel…
17/2/17 - updated with the full line-up
Those who like their meal with a serious view may rejoice, for London in the Sky is back once more, in July next year.
Hanging from 100 feet in the air, the 22-seater restaurant will be offering breakfast, lunch, dinner cooked by a series of guest chefs, who’ll also be up in the air with you, chopping and frying merrily away as if they weren’t suspended fro…
Updated 17/2/17 with soft launch details
What: Balans Soho Society
In a nutshell: Classic British all-day dining with an upmarket twist in Clapham.
Summing it all up: Luxury and high society is the theme but not the price point at Balans, who are celebrating their 30th year by opening their latest venue in Clapham.…
Hot Dinners Exclusive
In a nutshell: All day dining from the New Great British Menu judge
Summing it all up: Brunch spot by day and brasserie by night, Andi’s will offer the full spectrum of wholesome, on trend ingredients, including avocado mash in your energy bowl, making it a perfect fit for Stoke Newington’s Church St.…
What: La Bonne Bouffe
In a nutshell: Snails, confit canard, steak frites and more typical French delights in south London.
Summing it all up: La Bonne Bouffe is bringing an all-French menu and dining experience to East Dulwich, with a range of treats we usually expect on the continent. There’ll be well matched cocktails, wines, and classic desserts too.…
In a nutshell: French chef Stéphane Reynaud opens his first UK restaurant in Shoreditch
Summing it all up: 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.…
Covent Garden institution Joe Allen is celebrating its 40th year of serving hungry Theatreland punters with a special Birthday menu, which will feature a burger for the first time ever. Yes, they've had a burger before (rated as one of the best in town) but it's the infamous secret burger that you had to know to order.
It's been one of London's worst kept secrets, mind, and now they've decided to…
Only recently extending their Dalston residency, Le Bun are now coming deep into the heart of Shoreditch, setting up their van on Brick Lane. So you can expect their burgers with a very French touch to appear there Monday - Sunday, noon to 12pm (and by delivery too). As for what's on the menu: