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Emile on Curtain Road is a residency by the Drapers Arms' Nick Gibson and chef Damian Clisby

10/10/19 - updated with soft launch details

Well, this is exciting. If you've been wondering who's taking over the site vacated by Rok on Curtain Road, then we have the answer. It's going to be a long term, six-month residency Emile - run by Damian Clisby ex Restaurant Director of Petersham Nurseries, and Nick Gibson, landlord of the Drapers Arms.

In an Instagram post, Gibson revealed that he was…

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Slapfish bring their chowder fries and shrimp tacos to London

A US seafood chain - founded by an award-winning food truck chef from Orange County, California - has landed on the shores of Camden. Slapfish is the brainchild of Andrew Gruel - a chef turned restaurateur, who's fairly well known across the pond as a contestant and judge in shows like Food Truck Face Off (yes - we'd watch that).

The company is all about serving up sustainable seafood - thei…

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Copper Chimney Indian restaurant is the latest addition to Westfield

Copper Chimney have several popular restaurants in India and this will be their first in the UK - opening at Westfield London in White City. Expect all of the dishes that have been popular in India, all cooked with the same techniques from the very first Copper Chimney in 1972.  …

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Muse sees Tom Aikens return to fine dining in Belgravia

Chef Tom Aikens has been out of the fine dining game for a while, but his new Belgravia restaurant seems him return to that with a tasting menu inspired by his life so far.…

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Fodder is in residency at Brixton's Shrub and Shutter for a six-month stint

9/10/19, updated with the opening menu

The Brixton-based Shrub & Shutter have announced their next kitchen residency. After Secret Samosa Club winds up, chef Michael Thompson (formerly of Grosvenor House, Pollen Street Social, Claridge’s Fera and Lyan Cub) is bringing in sustainability-focused Fodder for a six-month pop-up from October. Thompson, who until recently was head chef at Ryan Cheti…

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Elizabeth Haigh brings Mei Mei by Kaizen House to Borough Market

We've already brought you the info about Borough Market Kitchen, which sees the market entering food court territory - and one of the more exciting openings there was news about Mei Mei by Elizabeth Haigh, the highly regarded ex-Pidgin chef. Now we have a little more info about what she's planning. It's all based around Singaporean "Kopi Tiams" (meaning "coffee shops") - a big part of Singaporean…

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Earthling Ed's Unity Diner moves to a bigger Spitalfields site

Vegan activist Earthling Ed's Unity Diner is moving on to bigger things - leaving the original Hoxton Market premises for a larger site in Spitlafields. But the full plant-based menu is the same. …

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Zoe's Ghana Kitchen is the latest pop-up at Fitzrovia's Mortimer House

Mortimer House already had a series of impressive takeovers on their fifth floor - and the latest has been announced. This time it's the turn of Zoe Adjonyoh, who will be bringing Zoe's Ghana Kitchen to the fifth floor in Fitzrovia. If you've been to any of her previous residencies or pop-ups, you can expect the same inspired African food at Mortimer House - and here's a taste of what's on o…

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Wilder Restaurant and Bar will take over the basement space at Boundary London in Shoreditch

Sir Terence Conran has teamed up with an experienced chef to transform the fortunes of the lower ground restaurant at the Boundary London, reopening as Wilder.…

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Roma on Brick Lane from the Made of Dough crowd will dish out Roman pizzas for a fiver

The Made of Dough crowd are behind this new pizzeria on Brick Lane serving up thin Roman-style pizzas for just a fiver.…

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BABBER will serve up modish kebabs at Peckham's The White Horse

Londoners love their kebabs. And the rise of more modern kebab offerings in London continues to grow with the arrival of BABBER in Peckham this month.

Run by head chef Joseph Ryan who started at Hoi Polloi and Salon in Brixton Village before running the kitchen at nearby Frank’s Bar, it's going to take the food you're perhaps more likely to eat after drinking and put it squarely back in the pub.…

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The Michelin Guide 2020 is out and Sketch is the UK's new three star restaurant

There are some constants in this life. And it's a sure thing that every year, come the day that the Michelin Guide reveals who has won, lost and retained a Michelin star, that there will be grumbling. Some will say the stars are no longer relevant, others that not enough have been awarded, others still that the stars have gone to the wrong chefs. But one thing's for sure - for something that's no…

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The Borough Market Kitchen is a new dining space coming to the Market

Up to 25 food traders will feature in a new communal dining space, The Borough Market Kitchen, that opens in Jubilee Place in mid-November.…

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Burger and Lobster pimp up their lobster roll with Champagne sauce

 

Burger and lobster are getting into the Seafood Week spirit with their latest launch. Feeling that a lobster roll alone wasn't quite enough, they've decided to pimp it up with Champagne. So their new special is a lobster roll covered in a Champagne butter sauce. 

The whole thing (including fries) costs £25 and is available at all UK Burger and Lobsters now. 

 

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Italian restaurant Legare to open in London Bridge this Autumn

An ex-Trullo chef joins an ex-Barrafina GM for Legare, offering seasonal Italian pasta and natural wines.…

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