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The Ivy
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
The Ivy, 1-5 West Street, London WC2H 9NQ
Critic reviews - total score 9.5 out of 10
One of London's oldest restaurants, the Ivy has recently undergone a big revamp and has re-built almost the entire restaurant. Chief among the changes is a new central bar area with plenty of counter dining spaces added. There are new paintings too - but expect some old favourites to appear too. The menu has a mix of classic Ivy dishes like the Shepherd's Pie and more contemporary fare.
Berber and Q
East London
Arch 338 Acton Mews (Between Dunston St & Dunston Rd), Haggerston, London E8 4EA
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
This is a joint venture between Josh Katz (ex Galvin Bistrot de Luxe and Ottolenghi) and Mattia Bianchi (ex Ottolenghi and Ben Spalding). It takes 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.
Jose Pizarro
The City
36 Broadgate Circle, London EC2M 2QS
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10
This is the third restaurant from Jose Pizarro (and his first outside Bermondsey). Expect a range of Spanish dishes and a big fosuc on grilled meats like presa.
Percy and Founders
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
1 Pearson Square, Fitzroy Place, London, W1T 3BF
Critic reviews - total score 5.5 out of 10
This is the latest from the Open House, a huge restaurant seating 200 people in the newly revamped Fitzroy Square in Fitzrovia. It'll also have three separate bar areas and serve food with "locally, sustainably sourced and artisan-prepared ingredients and is run by Diego Cardoso, the former Head Chef of Murano.
The Richmond
East London
316 Queensbridge Road, London E8 3NH
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
This restaurant and bar is jointly owned and operated by Brett Redman and Margaret Crow. Brett you'll know for his popular place Elliot's on Borough Market. Margaret is a stylist and fashion consultant who's worked on i-D, Love and Vogue Russia. Expect a menu based on snacks, comfort food, and raw dishes.
Bao
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
53 Lexington St, London W1F 9AS

Critic reviews - total score 9.5 out of 10
One of the most successful example of street food vendors going permanent, this is one of the toughest places to grab a seat at in Soho. But when you do, the steamed milk buns that are at the heart of the menu make it all worthwhile.
Chick n Sours
East London
390 Kingsland Road, London E8 4AA
Critic reviews - total score 9 out of 10
Rabbit
Chelsea, Kensington, Knightsbridge
172 Kings Road, London,SW3 4UP
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10
A couple of years after the successful launch of The Shed in Notting Hill, The Gladwin brothers are back with their follow up, Rabbit. This time it's a "celebration of wild British food" in Chelsea.
Morada Brindisa Asador
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
18-20 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DE
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10
Bringing the finest Spanish food to London's West End, the ever popular Brindisa Tapas Kitchen have opened this grill-based restaurant.
Naughty Piglets
South London
28 Brixton Water Lane, London SW2 1PE
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
This wine bar and charcoal grill is a new venture by husband and wife team Margaux Aubry and Joe Sharratt. Sharratt you might know from his previous incarnation as Head Chef at Trinity - his wife Margaux comes here from Terroirs.
Queenswood
South London
15 Battersea Square, London, SW11 3RA An all-day neighbourhood restaurant and bar from the people behind Soho's Damson & Co. Expect a strong focus on healthy food too
Bo Drake
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
6 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4DE
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10
This 50 seater restaurant (with a terrace too) combines British seasonal produce with an emphasis on smoked cooking methods, as well as the more traditional sweet and pickled influences from South-East Asia.
Blacklock
Blacklock Featured
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
24 Great Windmill St, Soho, London W1D 7LG
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10
Blacklock's main speciality is chops - beef, pork and lamb and all at pretty good value too. You'll want to go all-in with the chops dripping onto flatbread, but keep an eye out for some great meats on the specials board too. And knock back lots of cocktails for a fiver.
Portland
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
113 Great Portland Street, London W1W 6QQ
Critic reviews - total score 8.5 out of 10
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
This restaurant is from Will Lander (Quality Chop House) and Daniel Morgenthau (formerly 10 Greek Street) who have teamed up for an all-day restaurant on Great Portland Street.
Engawa
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
Unit 4, 2 Ham Yard, London W1D 7DT
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10
This is part of the Firmdale Hotels Ham Yard Hotel and is a combined sushi and Kobe beef restaurant.
Jago
Shoreditch, Clerkenwell
68–80 Hanbury Street London E1 5JL
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10
Jago is the first restaurant from Louis Solley, who used to head up Ottolenghi in Notting Hill. He's now opening an all-day restaurant in Shoreditch with a focus on European and Ashkenazi inspired cuisine.
Verden
East London
181 Clarence Road, London E5 8EE
Critic reviews - total score 9.5 out of 10
This Hackney wine bar and deli focuses on wines, cheeses and cured meat - with a particularly big focus on wine. Expect a few more dishes on the evening menu and a weekend brunch too.
Old Tom and English
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
187b Wardour Street, London W1F 8ZB
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10
This Soho restaurant boasts that it's reservations-only and the menu here will consist of small plates with a very British flavour.
Blixen
Shoreditch, Clerkenwell
65A Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10
This restaurant and bar is from Clive Watson, who has previously opened Riding House Cafe, Village East and more. It's billed as "an informal take on a grand European brasserie".
Barrafina Adelaide Street
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
10 Adelaide Street, London WC2N 4HZ
Critic reviews - total score 9 out of 10
The Hart Brothers (also behind Quo Vadis and Fino) are opening a second venue of Barrafina, the Soho tapas restaurant. While much on the menu will be familiar to diners at their current restaurant with a menu made up of classic and contemporary tapas, chef Nieves Barragán Mohacho is planning some entirely new dishes. Those dishes will probably be inspired by the Josper oven that's being installed here.
Kitty Fisher's
Mayfair, Belgravia
10 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J 7QF
Critic reviews - total score 8.5 out of 10
This small restaurant in Mayfair is in the refurbished Shepherd Market and features Tomos Parry - former head chef at Climpson's Yard and YBF winner for best chef of the year - in the kitchen.
Tredwell's
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
4 Upper St Martin’s Lane, London WC2H 9NY
Critic reviews - total score 5.5 out of 10
Tredwell's is from Marcus Wareing, but he'll taking the role of restaurateur here, while concentrating on the kitchen at MARCUS. Here, Chantelle Nicholson is taking charge of what will be a "casual but informed restaurant - food you like when you like."
The Manor
South London
148 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6BX
Critic reviews - total score 8.5 out of 10
The Manor sees the Dairy's Dean Parker heading up the kitchen in this restaurant from the people behind Clapham's hugely popular The Dairy. As the new restaurant is just down the road from The Dairy, they'll still be able to use the produce from the rooftop garden and beehives, while Delicatessen will supply the homemade charcuterie.
Bad Egg
The City
Unit 1b, City Point, 1 Ropemaker St, London EC2Y 9AW Created by Neil Rankin from Smokehouse, this bar/restaurant is essentially serving egg dishes every which way it can (but not desserts). Expect burgers, hash, tacos and more.
The Ivy Market Grill
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
1 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8PS
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10
This restaurant is being referred to as the "little sister of The Ivy but with its own distinct character" so expect to find versions of famous Ivy dishes on offer.
Hotbox
The City
46 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10
This popular street food spot has a permanent home with short ribs, wagyu brisket, tacos, smoked mac n' cheese and more on the menu. Plus there's another bar downstairs, 46 and Mercy, serving cocktails.
Babaji
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
53 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6LB
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
Coming from Alan Yau, this restaurant serves pide - essentially Turkish pizza - filled with Asian ingredients.
Smoking Goat
Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden
7 Denmark Street, London WC2H 8LZ
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10
This Thai barbecue restaurant in Soho features a short daily menu with a focus on cooking over wood and with traditional pestles & mortars.
Copita Del Mercado
The City
60 Wentworth St, London E1 7TF
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
The original Soho Copita was a huge hit and this Spitalfields follow-up is even bigger and adds an outside terrace. Expect slightly larger dishes, a big Spanish wine list, plenty of sherry and more.
Cafe Pistou
North London
8-10 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 4QA
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10
This all-day Provencal restaurant offers "coffees and brunch throughout the day as well as more of a restaurant and bar atmosphere in the evenings." Simon Conboy, the previous executive chef at The Ivy and Rivington Grill in Dubai is Exec chef and it comes from Charlie McLean who used to be at Cau and Gaucho.
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