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Upcoming London restaurants - hot new openings coming soon

The only list where you'll find news of ALL of the new London restaurants coming to the capital. The only list you'll ever need. We update this page all the time, so always check back for the latest info.

Note - all dates subject to change until the lockdown is fully lifted.

 


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Spring 2021

Homeboy Embassy Gardens

In a nutshell: Irish cocktail bar heads south
Where is it?
6 New Union Square, Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms, London SW11 7DN
Why should you care?
Homeboy, the modern Irish cocktail bar run by Aaron Wall and Ciaran Smith in Islington, is expanding to Embassy Gardens (near Darby's and right next to the US Embassy at Nine Elms). Expect their top cocktails and an all-day food menu too, including toasties and curried chips. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

Native at Browns

In a nutshell: Native returns to town.
Where is it?
39 Brook Street, London W1K 4AH
Why should you care?
Native closed in London in 2020 and moved out to the Osea on the Essex Coast but now they're returning to London, taking up a space in the luxury retailer Browns' new store in Mayfair. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

The Terrace by Megan's

In a nutshell: Megan's goes alfresco
Where is it?
10 Rookery Road, Clapham Common, London SW4 9DD
Why should you care?
Megan's already have a successful restaurant in Clapham - but they're opening a second. This has one key difference, it's in the middle of Clapham Common and it's an alfresco restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

Schnitzel Forever

In a nutshell: Everything breadcrumbed and fried
Where is it?
119 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0UD
Why should you care?
Starting life as a delivery-only place during lockdown, this new venture is getting ready to open as a bricks and mortar restaurant in Stoke Newington. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

The Light Bar

In a nutshell: Classic building returns in Shoreditch
Where is it?
233 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6PJ
Why should you care?
The Light Bar is taking over a listed building in Shoreditch that once held "The Light". Expect a modern British menu in this three-floored affair, with bar, restaurant and a large terrace too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

Greenaway’s Pie & Mash

In a nutshell: Old school pie shop
Where is it?
45 Villiers St, London WC2N 6NE
Why should you care?
Top Scottish chef Mark Greenaway has taken advantage of the various lockdowns to expand his empire south of Hadrian's Wall. He's getting ready to open up a new takeaway pie and mash shop on Villiers Street, next door to Gordon's Wine Bar. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

Enderby House

In a nutshell: Classic building reborn as pub in Greenwich
Where is it?
23 Telegraph Avenue, London SE10 0TH
Why should you care?
This Young's pub is taking over a historical building, which has been closed to the public for years. Enderby House is a Grade II listed building on the riverfront that is pretty much all that remains of a wharf built back in the 1800s. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

Baz and Fred

In a nutshell: Pizza faves go permanent
Where is it?
71-72 Granville Arcade, Brixton Village, SW9 8PS
Why should you care?
The duo, who opened their first place in Flat Iron Square after years working the wedding and festival food circuit, will start off with takeaways of their Italian pizza, served whole or by the slice. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021

 

Crazy Pizza

In a nutshell: Crazy pizzas in Knightsbridge
Where is it?
32-34 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X
Why should you care?
This is the second Crazy Pizza to hit London, coming from ex-Formula One boss, Flavio Briatore. Expect similar pizzas to the original, just around the corner from Harrods. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021

 

Gordon Ramsay Street Pizza

In a nutshell: Gordon does pizza
Where is it?
4 Arches Ln, Nine Elms, London SW11 8AB
Why should you care?
This is the second Street Pizza in fropm Gordon Ramsay (after St Paul's). It's all about bottomless pizza options here. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 12 April 2021

 

Mike's

In a nutshell: London-style pizza for Peckham
Where is it?
Unit 4.1 Copeland Park, 133 Copeland Rd, Peckham, London SE15 3SN
Why should you care?
This new pizzeria in Peckham's Copeland Park is aiming to serving up what they say is London-style pizza - with no delicious topping taboo. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 13 April 2021

 

Mr Ji

In a nutshell: Taiwanese fried chicken, innovative sides and strong cocktails
Where is it?
72 Old Compton St, Soho, London, W1D 4UN
Why should you care?
Inspired by trips to Taipei, Mr Ji's founder has teamed up with the TĀ TĀ Eatery team to completely relaunch his Taiwanese fried chicken restaurant on Soho's Old Compton Street. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 13 April 2021

 

Fenn

In a nutshell: British seasonal restaurant for Fulham
Where is it?
194 Wandsworth Bridge Road, Fulham, London SW6 2UF
Why should you care?
The team behind popular Hackney spot Nest, are expanding to West London with this new seasonal British restaurant on Wandsworth Bridge Road. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 13 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

The Farrier

In a nutshell: Grade II listed Camden pub and restaurant
Where is it?
North Yard, Camden Market, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AH
Why should you care?
This new neighbourhood pub and restaurant is taking over a Grade II listed building in Camden and will have both a big focus on natural wine as well as a very handy heated courtyard. They'll even be serving Sunday roasts that you can carve at your own table. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 15 April 2021 - courtyard first, inside follows in May.

 

Chameleon

In a nutshell: Greenhouses and Tel Aviv food
Where is it?
1 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 4AQ
Why should you care?
This is features Israeli chef Elior Balbul and is billed as a "Tel Avivian gastro sharing style restaurant" in purpose-built greenhouses. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 23 April 2021 (Alfresco only until 17 May)

 

Los Mochis

In a nutshell: Mexican food meets Japanese food
Where is it?
2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN
Why should you care?
This new Notting hill restaurant from a Middle East restaurateur is something of a mash-up between Mexican and Japanese cuisines, with plenty of added mezcal and tequila. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 17 May 2021

 

Sabine

In a nutshell: Rooftop Bar overlooking St Paul's
Where is it?
10 Godliman St, London EC4V 5AJ
Why should you care?
Sabine is taking the space from The Sky Bar (at the top of the Leonardo hotel in the City). Iit's having quite the makeover, with a big emphasis on greenery and a stripped back look throughout and views of St Paul's. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 19 May 2021

 

The Cheese Barge

In a nutshell: Cheese on the canal
Where is it?
Sheldon Square, Paddington Central, London W2 6HY
Why should you care?
They mastered the cheese conveyor belt, a cheese bar and a cheese truck. Next up for The Cheese Bar folk is is cheese on water in the shape of The Cheese Barge. They're mooring a specially designed barge in Paddington and creating a very cheesy menu for it. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 20 May 2021

 

Bar des Prés

In a nutshell: Parisian hot spot expands to London 
Where is it?
16 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4HW
Why should you care?
Top French chef Cyril Lignac is hoping his brand of Parisian cool will sit well in London with this Mayfair restaurant being his first international opening. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 22 May 2021

 

NoMad London

In a nutshell: Top NYC hotel comes to London 11 Madison Park chefs
Where is it?
4 Bow St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AT
Why should you care?
This hotel is taking over Bow Street Magistrates Court in Covent Garden, and is the London outpost of a popular NYC hotel. And it'll also have food from New York's Eleven Madison Park-alum Executive Chef Ian Coogan and Leo Robitschek. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 25 May 2021

 

Dusty Knuckle Green Lanes

In a nutshell: Dalston bakery The Dusty Knuckle are expanding and their new place will also be an evening pizzeria
Where is it?
429 Green Lanes, London N4 1HA
Why should you care?
They've played an immense game during lockdown, with their milk float deliveries. Now Dalston bakery The Dusty Knuckle have their sights set on a new place on Green Lanes. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2021

 

Imad's Syrian Kitchen

In a nutshell: Syrian pop-up goes permanent
Where is it?
Top Floor, Kingly Court, Carnaby London W1B 5PW
Why should you care?
His pop-ups have been a huge success and now, with the final stop of a crowdfunding campaign, Imad Alarnab is bringing his Syrian food to Soho. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2021

 

Sidechick

In a nutshell: Patty & Bun chicken spin-off
Where is it?
56 James St, Marylebone, London W1U 1HF
Why should you care?
Patty&Bun spin-off Sidechick is opening just a few doors down from the original Patty&Bun. They specialise in chicken - whole or half chickens, seasoned with piri piri, clarified butter or za'atar. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2021

 

Rudy's Vegan Diner Islington

In a nutshell: Restautant for the vegan butcher
Where is it? 206A Upper St Islington, London N1 1RQ
Why should you care?
After the launch of their vegan 'butcher' (which has proven to be very popular indeed), Rudy's are also bringing their vegan diner to Islington right next door. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? May 2021

 

Cin Cin London

In a nutshell: Brighton Italian opens in London
Where is it?
21A Foley St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6DS
Why should you care?
The original Cin Cin Italian restaurant in Brighton has been a hit and also won a Michelin Bib Gourmand. They're now taking over the space that used to be the Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Bad Vegan

In a nutshell: When is a vegan restaurant not a vegan restaurant?
Where is it?
Buck Street Market, 198 Camden High St, London NW1 8QP
Why should you care?
Tom Kerridge has teamed up with Mark Emms to create Bad Vegan. The "bad" part of the name comes from the fact that although the menu will be predominantly vegan - they will actually have non-vegan sides and toppings. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Rita's

In a nutshell: Rita's mk III
Where is it?
49 Lexington Street, Soho W1F 9AP
Why should you care?
Rita's now has a shop in Soho but this spring they'll be kicking off a full restaurant too. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

28-50 Chelsea

In a nutshell: Wine bar in Chelsea
Where is it?
300 King's Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5UH
Why should you care?
The next wine bar from 28-50 (the third in the group) will be on the King's Road. Expect European food alongside a strong selection of European wines - many of them available by the glass. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Vergine Maria

In a nutshell: Vegan pizza for Ealing
Where is it?
15 St Mary's Rd, Ealing, London W5 5RA
Why should you care?
Coming from the same team as London's top tier pizzeria Santa Maria, this new vegan pizzeria is great news for London's veggie crowd. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Humble Chicken

In a nutshell: Soho yakitori 'comb to tail' joint
Where is it?
54 Frith St, Soho, London W1D 4SL
Why should you care?
Chef Angelo Sato brings a slice of Japan's yakitori style to the heart of Soho with a restaurant focused on using every part of the chicken. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Maru

In a nutshell: Taka does omakase
Where is it?
18 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J 7QH
Why should you care?
This restaurant is taking over the space from the original Taka. It comes from the same people but will have a very different approach - all centred around a 20-course omakase-style tasting menu.  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

HUŎ

In a nutshell: Healthy and light Asian food for the Chelsea crowd
Where is it?
9 Park Walk, London SW10 0AJ
Why should you care?
The ULI team take their brand of Southeast Asian food to Chelsea. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Shan Shui

In a nutshell: From Bicester to London
Where is it?
Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1
Why should you care?
Successful in Bicester Village and now openign in London to, Shan Shui is run by Ellen Chew, who is also behind Rasa Sayang, Arome and Lobos Tapas, the restaurant features cuisine from China and South East Asia. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Andina Spitalfields

In a nutshell: Andina mk II
Where is it?
60-62 Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 6LN
Why should you care?
After losing their space in Shoreditch, Andina re moving to a bigger location in Spitalfields. Expect more South Ameican food - with the addition of a basement bar. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Nusr-Et Steakhouse

In a nutshell: Salt Bae comes to London
Where is it?
The Park Tower Knightsbridge, 101 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RN
Why should you care?
"Salt Bae" was briefly very famous indeed as his steak salt spreading antics went viral in 2016. Now he's bringing that steak empire to London.  Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Brendan the Navigator

In a nutshell: Irish pub in Highgate
Where is it?
90 Highgate Hill, Highgate, London N19 5NQ
Why should you care?
This Irish pub istaking over the prominent building that used to be The Tourian Lounge, and before that the Old Crown Inn and their head chef Michael Spurgeon was previously at popular restaurant Nickel in Crouch End and Season Kitchen in Finsbury Park. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

The Wine Artist

In a nutshell: Italian wine bar in Highgate
Where is it?
216 Archway Road, London N6 5AX
Why should you care?
Top Italian sommelier Maurizio Titone joins forces with entrepreneur Marco Petrozzi for this boutique wine bar on Archway Road. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? Spring 2021

 

Also in 2021

El Pastor Soho

In a nutshell: Mexican taqueria comes to Soho. 
Where is it?
66-70 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9UP
Why should you care?
Taking over the old Hix space, El Pastor's latest Mexican restaurant is landing in Soho. Alongside tacos and tostadas, they'll have a bar with a "house party vibe" in the basement too. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? June 2021

 

Planque

In a nutshell: Wine drinkers clubhouse in Haggerston
Where is it?
322-324 Acton Mews, London E8 4EA
Why should you care?
Taking over two railway arches in Haggerston, Planque will have a wine bar, restaurant, members' club and store, with a key focus on natural and low intervention wines. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? June 2021

 

Marugame Udon

In a nutshell: Big Japanese udon restaurant arrives in the UK
Where is it?
1-3 Widegate St, Spitalfields, London E1 7ES
Why should you care?
Huge Japanese udon noodle chain Marugame Udon has picked Spitalfields as the location for its first UK restaurant. The restaurant is all about Sanuki Udon and is a big hit worldwide. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? July 2021

 

Eataly

In a nutshell: Italian worldwide phenomenon
Where is it?
135 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3YD
Why should you care?
The Italian food and wine marketplace confirms their first London opening will be in the heart of the City at Broadgate. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

BAO Shoreditch

In a nutshell: BAO heads east
Where is it?
1 Redchurch Street, London E2 7DJ
Why should you care?
The latest BAO takes up its home in what was the first iteration on Andina. Expect the classic BAOs on the menu as well as some site-specific specials. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Manzi's

In a nutshell: Corbin & King's new Soho restaurant pays homage to the legendary Manzi's fish restaurant
Where is it?
1 Bateman's Buildings, Soho, London W1D 3EN
Why should you care?
Eight years after opening their massive Brasserie Zedel, restaurateurs Corbin & King are launching another affordable restaurant. Manzi's in Soho will be a homage to the much-loved Manzi's fish restaurant and will be a seafood restaurant that's both fun and affordable. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Bellefields

In a nutshell: The Department store in Brixton gets a new restaurant
Where is it?
19 Bellefields Rd, Ferndale, London SW9 9UH
Why should you care?
Bellefields bar and restaurant will serve up a modern menu inspired by Med-adjacent countries from the Aegean and Balearic to the Levantine basin. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Sessions Arts Club

In a nutshell: Restored grade II building gets a new bar and restaurant
Where is it?
22 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, London EC1R 0NA
Why should you care?
This sees painter Jonny Gent, restaurateur Jon Spiteri (one of the founders of St John) and architect Russell Potter (SODA) restoring an old Grade II courthouse for a mix of a creative studio and a restaurant with bar. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Cord

In a nutshell: Fine-dining restaurant, café and cooking school
Where is it?
85 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1AE
Why should you care?
Famed Parisian hospitality school Le Cordon Bleu, renowned for training chefs such as Julia Child, Mary Berry, and with more than 35 schools in as many different countries, is opening a restaurant in London to celebrate its 125th birthday. Cord by Le Cordon Bleu will not just be home to a fine-dining restaurant, but also a café, a cooking school and an events space. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Theatre Royal restaurant

In a nutshell: The Ivy's Richard Caring and Andrew Lloyd Webber team up
Where is it?
Catherine St, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JF
Why should you care?
The Theatre Royal Drury Lane is getting a big new refurbishment - and as part of that a new restaurant and bar. Lloyd Webber has brought in Richard Caring and the Caprice Group (The Ivy, Brasserie of Light, Sexy Fish) to handle that. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Park Row

In a nutshell: Dining with Batman
Where is it?
77 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9ZN
Why should you care?
Taking over the space where Mash restaurant was, this is a huge DC Comics experience - with a big lean towards Batman in particular. Expect a multi-room experience that's inspired by Gotham City. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Il Borro

In a nutshell: High end Italian in Mayfair
Where is it?
15 Berkeley St, Mayfair, London W1J 8DY
Why should you care?
Il Borro is replacing Nobu Berkeley St and is apparently "inspired by the prestigious Il Borro Estate in Tuscany and will be "serving customers authentic Italian produce all day, sourced primarily from Il Borro’s renowned Tuscan estate in Italy." Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Blacklock Covent Garden

In a nutshell: More chops for London
Where is it?
Henrietta St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8QH
Why should you care?
Good news for the many, MANY fans of Blacklock. The chops purveyors are expanding their group again. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Din Tai Fung at Centre Point

In a nutshell: Taiwanese steamed bun powerhouse - plus queue
Where is it?
Centre Point
Why should you care?
The hugely popular Taiwanese dumpling restaurant is opening its second location in London already - which should really help with those queues at the first. Expect steamed soup dumplings and lots more...  Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

Chyna and Yau Grilling

In a nutshell: Alan Yau in Canary Wharf
Where is it?
Wardian London, Marsh Wall, Isle of Dogs, London E14 9TP
Why should you care?
Alan Yau is opening two restaurants at this huge Canary Wharf building - one of which he's billing as a "Chinese River Cafe". Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

M at Newfoundland

In a nutshell: Steaks in a tower
Where is it?
Newfoundland Quay, Canary Wharf, London.
Why should you care?
The latest M restaurant and their menu of steak and grills is coming to the new Newfoundland tower in Canary Wharf. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

D & D at The Pavilion

In a nutshell: Huge restaurant in the Olympic Park
Where is it?
Stratford, London 
Why should you care?
The latest restaurant from D&D is opening in a new landmark building in Stratford called The Pavilion, at the entrance to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and sustainability will be a big thing.. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

The Londoner

In a nutshell: Super boutique hotel for Leicester Square
Where is it?
Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7DT
Why should you care?
Leicester Square's food and drink scene gets an injection of cool with this upcoming hotel promising a rooftop bar with firepits, two Odeon luxe cinemas and a signature all day restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

The Gantry London

In a nutshell: High rise in Stratford
Where is it?
De Coubertin Street, London E20 1AE
Why should you care?
This 17 storey building, will feature a basement speakeasy bar, as well as what they're calling a "destination restaurant" on the first floor complete with two terraces for alfresco dining. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021

 

The Market

In a nutshell: Workplace canteen by day, food hall and restaurant by night
Where is it?
22 Bishopsgate, London
Why should you care?
The next people to get into the food hall business are The YBF's. They're teaming up with Rhubarb for this huge new food and drink area inside the big 22 Bishopsgate development. Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

Mathura

In a nutshell: Atul Kochhar goes big
Where is it?
4 Greycoat Place, Westminster, London SW1P 1BN
Why should you care?
Following up from the opening of Kanishka in Mayfair, Atul Kochhar has taken over a huge space in Westminster for his next restaurant. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

H.O.M.E. (working title)

In a nutshell: Jason Atherton's smallest restaurant
Where is it?
8-10 Pollen St, Mayfair, London W1S 1NQ
Why should you care?
Jason Atherton is opening a much smaller restaurant than usual. This one will be a 16-seater, tight next door to Pollen Street Social and offer an ever changing menu based on Atherton's travel across the globe. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

Caviar Kaspia

In a nutshell: Iconic Parisian restaurant returns to London
Where is it?
1a Chesterfield St, Mayfair, London W1J 5JF
Why should you care?
Returning after an absence of many years, Caviar Kaspia is bringing back its luxury menu to London's Mayfair. Find out more

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

Roast Kitchen

In a nutshell: Roast meat in Fitzrovia
Where is it?
Address TBC
Why should you care?
Roast Kitchen is a more laid-back version of the Roast restaurant that's been very popular in Borough Market for over a decade. Expect roast meats to be a big thing... Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

Mamarosa

In a nutshell: Barcelona beach restaurant comes to Shoreditch
Where is it?
Shoreditch Village
Why should you care?
The Barcelona beach restaurant Mamarosa migrates to the new Shoreditch Village space. Expect a mix of Mediterranean and Italian cuisine (but no beach views). Find out more.

When can you try it for yourself? 2021 (TBC)

 

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