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Neapolitan pizzeria 50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo is coming to London

Another one of Naples' top pizza restaurants is coming to London. This time it's the turn of iconic pizzeria 50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo, and it's all about the dough...

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Huge Ichiba Japanese food hall opens in Westfield London

There’ll be space for 200 to dine in at Ichiba, the enormous new Japanese food hall that’s springing up as part of Westfield’s regeneration. It’ll be providing hefty amounts of traditional Japanese cuisine, plus sakes, baked foods, ingredients to take home and cooking demos.…

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Le Bun co-founder goes permanent with Carte Blanche in Hackney

One of the co-founders of Le Bun is carrying on the French/American theme with his latest restaurant, Carte Blanche, in Hackney. Expect southern American comfort cooking with a touch of French cuisine too.…

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Yolkbreaker are bringing their egg buns to Camden Market for their first permanent location

You may have seen Yolkbreaker serving up their egg buns in various food markets. Now they're setting up their first permanent location in Camden Market. 

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Casa do Frango will serve up Algarvian piri piri chicken in Southwark

 Hoping to lure Londoners away from Nando's, this Algarvian restaurant will be cooking its chicken on a wood fired grill. Oh and there's also a secret bar worth checking out.…

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Starting line-up for the 2018 Croquetas Challenge revealed

Always one of our favourite nights of the year, the Croquetas Challenge is gearing up for its 2018 event. Now in its third year, this competitive comparison of London restaurants' best croquetas takes place at Ember Yard in Soho and they've already got a cracking line-up.

In the mix so far this year are Rovi, Scully, Farang, Breddos Tacos, Eneko, Salt Yard, Opera Tavern, Aqua Nueva, Carousel, Bla…

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Burger and Lobster are popping up at Fulham's Little Blue Door for a week of lobster-enhanced dishes

Fancy a week of lobster goodness in Fulham this month? Then the team-up between Burger and Lobster and The Little Blue Door (the place that's based on "a fictional flatshare between friends") will be just what you need. 

Burger and Lobster will be popping up there for a week (from 18 July) and you'll be able to feel their influence with many new lobster dishes. So there's:

  • Lobster croq…

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Ex-Natoora director is behind seasonal Battersea pizzeria Manifesto

When a former Natoora director opens his own south London pizzeria, you'd better expect every ingredient to have been impeccably sourced.…

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Nanban Express serves up katsu sandos and salads on Brixton's Electric Lane

If you've been craving the amazing katsu sandwiches chef Tim Anderson has been posting on Instagram, then the good news is he's now opened a place where you can get them.

Nanban have just opened Nanban Express, a hatch on Brixton's Electric Lane, serving up what they're calling "a grab-and-go menu of Japanese sandwiches and salads". The hatch, which opened last week, will be open for business fro…

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Grays and Feather are opening a sparkling wine bar in Covent Garden

With a wine merchants business and a stall on the South Bank under their belt, Grays and Feather are getting ready to open their first wine bar. And it's all devoted to sparkling wines.…

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XU launches its first full Taiwanese afternoon tea

XU, the Taiwanese restaurant from the Bao team, has had a big focus on its traditional teas since opening but now it's putting them front and centre. During the daytime this summer (from 12-5pm) the ground floor level of the restaurant will be given over to focus on tea, offering everything from a single cup to a full on traditional tea ceremony, all headed up by the in-house tea master.

For the…

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Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade

Updated 10/7/18 with menu details, name and opening date

What: Kym's by Andrew Wong

In a nutshell: Andrew Wong's City restaurant

Summing it all up: For his second restaurant Wong is planning his own take on classic Chinese dishes. The city space will seat over 120, with a separate bar and private event space but we're particularly excited about the Chinese Sunday roast that's coming.

 

The l…

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Tish will be a grand cafe-style kosher restaurant in Belsize Park

Featuring the former Head Chef of Bob Bob Ricard in the kitchen, North London's new Kosher restaurant is aiming for a European grand cafe style of dining in leafy Belsize Park.…

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Rotunda at King's Cross is closing for a major makeover this summer

Ten years after it first opened, Rotunda at Kings Place is getting a major makeover. The restaurant and its accompanying events space will close at the end of July and reopen mid-September.

Owner John Nugent, who's spending more than £1.5m on the redesign explains: "So much has changed in King’s Cross in recent years, and I am very proud that we were the early adopters of the area. Ten years into…

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Helix restaurant and Iris bar at the Gherkin are London's latest high-rise drinking and dining spots

It’s all change at the top of the Gherkin as Searcys revamp the food and drink offering with a new restaurant, Helix, and a new bar, Iris (with a space open to the public for the first time). …

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