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Three Uncles serves up Cantonese roast meats at Holloway's Nag's Head Market

Three Uncles is coming to Holloway's Upper Place market with authentic Cantonese roasted meats. Find out what's on the menu...

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Chinese Laundry heads to Brockley for a 3-month pop-up

If you've been missing Chinese Laundry since they closed in Islington (and also their Highbury and Dalston residencies) another chance is incoming. They're the latest to take over the "No 10 Coulgate" pop-up space (Mother Flipper were the latest residency) and they'll be staying there for three whole months.

As before, it'll be run by chefs Peiran Gong and Tongtong Ren, who will be serving up dis…

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Aussie brewery Little Creatures open a London taproom in King's Cross

King's Cross is getting a new brewery, taproom and restaurant as Australian craft beer brand Little Creatures prepare to open behind Granary Square.…

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NYC's The Halal Guys pick Earls Court for their second London restaurant

Hugely popular American street food sensation The Halal Guys are building on their UK base, picking Earls Court as the location for their second London restaurant.…

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Crane's Kitchen is the new restaurant for Peckham's South London Gallery

The same people who brought us Soane's Kitchen have taken over the gallery cafe in the South London Gallery in Peckham for their latest opening. …

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London's first all South African wine bar Protea is opening in Farringdon

 

Over in Farringdon, South African braai restaurant Hammer & Tongs are just getting ready to unveil their new wine bar. They've taken over the old basement bar to launch The Protea Wine Bar - a space devoted to South African wine.

The new bar will feature a 100% South African wine list - covering South African Cabernet Sauvignons, Pinotage, Chenin Blanc and more. They'll also be doing wine…

Read more: London's first all South African wine bar Protea is opening in Farringdon

The Standard Hotel London and Adam Rawson open Isla and Double Standard in King's Cross

The huge Standard hotel comes with not one, but two ground floor drinking spaces. Run by ex-Pachamama chef Adam Rawson, there will be Isla (focusing on British coastal cuisine) and the more British pub/dive bar Double Standard. …

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Restaurateur and British Kebab Awards founder Ibrahim Dogus made Mayor of Lambeth

Now here's a story either to inspire you, or make you realise just how little you've achieved with your own life to date...

Last night Ibrahim Dogus was officially sworn in as Mayor of Lambeth. It's another key moment for the former Kurdish refugee whose parents fled to the UK when he was just 14.

The 35-year-old restaurateur and former waiter, now owns three restaurants in central London - Troia…

Read more: Restaurateur and British Kebab Awards founder Ibrahim Dogus made Mayor of Lambeth

The Stratford Brasserie takes over the ground floor of Manhattan Loft Gardens

The Stratford Brasserie second restaurant to be announced in the fancy Manhattan Loft Gardens in Stratford. It's an all-day brasserie that should have a very impressive look - coupled with an enviable outside space. …

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Bob Bob Cité is coming to the City, and it looks VERY bling

Soho's iconic restaurant Bob Bob Ricard is opening a second place on the third floor of the Cheesegrater and they've got a top chef to head up the operation…

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Sette at the Bulgari Hotel London will be the first UK restaurant from the folks behind NYC's Scarpetta

It's all change at the Bulgari hotel in Knightsbridge where Rivea is being replaced by Sette and the whole restaurant and bar is being turned, literally, upside down.…

Read more: Sette at the Bulgari Hotel London will be the first UK restaurant from the folks behind NYC's Scarpetta

Orange Buffalo are bringing their chicken wings to Tooting

Up until now, chicken wing specialists Orange Buffalo have been serving up their wings as street food - but now they're opening their first restaurant in Tooting Broadway. …

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Four Legs take over the menu at Islington's Compton Arms

 

One of Islington's longest running (and recently refurbed) pubs is getting a new crew in the kitchen. This time it's the turn of Four Legs, made up of Jamie Allan (formerly Hill & Szrok) and Ed McIlroy (formerly Bao Fitzrovia and who also oversees the menu at sister pub The Gun). They're bringing a menu of "British fare with modern European and Asian elements" to the pub with produce f…

Read more: Four Legs take over the menu at Islington's Compton Arms

The Caravan team take on the new Duke of York restaurant on the King's Road

If you've been wondering what's happening with the unusual restaurant that's been built on the Duke of York Square by the Kings Road, then let us enlighten you.

The Duke of York Restaurant was designed by Nex— Architects and it's pretty eyecatching. The spiral building is topped by a public roof garden and features the UK’s first fully retractable glass wall allowing the restaurant's wall to sink…

Read more: The Caravan team take on the new Duke of York restaurant on the King's Road

River Walk Market is a new food and craft market for Battersea Power Station

The development over at Battersea Power Station has added a fair few new and interesting restaurants to the area - and now they're getting a regular Saturday food market too. It comes from the people behind Real Food Festivals, who also look after the market in front of King's Cross and the nearby weekly Canopy Market. 

It's a mix of food and crafts and, of course, it's the food that caught…

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