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Timeless cocktail bar launches in Hackney

Funicular Productions, the creative force behind some of London’s more immersive food-and-drink experiences, are opening a new time-travel-focused cocktail bar in Hackney called Timeless.

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King’s Cross Spanish quarter to expand with pop-up Bar El Rincón

The Camino restaurant group, which already has several Spanish tapas bars and restaurants across London, is opening a pop-up called Bar El Rincón in Vanishers Yard in Kings Cross.…

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Big changes are coming to Camden Town Brewery including a new restaurant

Celebrating a decade since they opened in 2010, Camden Town Brewery will re-open under the railway arches with a revamped space that houses not just their award-winning beers, but their first restaurant, an extended taproom and immersive brewery tours.…

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The Patate comes to Kentish Town with their beef bourguignon in a bun

They've been serving up their beef bourguignon buns across town and now The Patate are about to settle down with their first permanent restaurant in Kentish Town. …

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Fancy dining with Batman? Park Row, a DC Comics Universe restaurant is coming to London

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. …

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Top chefs, restaurateur and bakers join forces for The Lamington Project

Australia Day may be behind us, but fundraising efforts to help the firefighters and animal rescue workers dealing with the devastating Australian Bushfires are still ongoing.

The latest tasty endeavour to do just that is The Lamington Project. It's the brainchild of Bianca Bridges - the Instagrammer behind @BreakfastLondon and co-founder of The Jungle Collective who run The Railway Tavern in Sto…

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Santa Maria opens A Slice of Blue pizza pub in Clapton

A team-up between the founders of Santa Maria and Firezza, this is bringing pizzas, beer and music under one roof in Clapton - creating a new-style pizza pub in the process. …

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Il Borro Italian restaurant is replacing Nobu Berkeley Street

Rumours hit last week of a potential closure of Nobu Berkeley Street - and this week they've been confirmed. The restaurant is to close soon, to be replaced by a new high-end Italian restaurant Il Borro. …

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Happy comes to London, taking over the old TGI Fridays Piccadilly space

 

There's a new restaurant opening in the place of the big ex-TGI Friday's site in Piccadilly - it's Bulgarian chain Happy. They were set up in 1994, have 20 restaurants in Bulgaria and two more in Barcelona 

As for what they're offering - it's not a million miles away from TGIs, with burgers, chicken (burgers, strips and wings) salads and various veggie dishes available. From a quick lo…

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Peachy Goat will be a plant-based all day cafe and restaurant in Herne Hill

Three childhood friends from South London are behind this new all day spot serving up plant-based food and inspired by their Italian and British backgrounds.…

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Hotbox opens Chingon, a Mexican restaurant in Hatch End

The people behind Hotbox have changed their Hatch End Chuck Burgers site into a Mexican taqueria called Chingon, with tacos, tostadas and more on the menu.…

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Mozzasando is Alan Yau's sando bar in South Kensington

10/2/19 - updated with opening info

It truly is the time of the sando. We've had the trailblazers Ta Ta Eatery (and Tou) and recently seen the opening of Yatai at Market Hall - and now it's the turn of restaurateur Alan Yau. 

He's teamed up with mozzarella restaurant Obica to launch a new sando shop, Mozzasando in South Kensington (where Obica once was). If you've somehow missed out on the s…

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Marcus Wareing puts an epic pithivier on his Sunday roast menu

There are definitely some pictures that don't need more than a handful of words to go with them and this is one of them. All you need to know is that this braised ox cheek pithivier is going to be on the menu at Marcus from this Sunday.

Created by the restaurant's sous chef Craig Johnston, 2017 winner of Masterchef Professionals, the dish for two comes with pomme puree and Madiera truffle sauce.…

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Jolene's next is Big Jo, a new bakery in Hornsey

We've known for a while that the folk behind Jolene (and Primeur and Westerns Laundry) were planning to open a bakery - and now we've had confirmation.

Big Jolene Bakery - to be known as Big Jo - was confirmed in an Instagram post yesterday and if you're in the Holloway/Hornsey area, this is going to be your go-to place for bread.

The space on Hornsey Road was an old refrigeration and air conditi…

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Pizza Pilgrims and The Cheese bar team up for the 5-cheese La Fonduta

Pizza Pilgrims do have the habit of putting on specials that look particularly tempting and this latest collaboration is no exception. They've teamed up with The Cheese Bar (the people behind the wonderful Pick & Cheese) and as you can imagine, a very cheesy pizza is the result.

It's La Fonduta, inspired by the Georgian dish, Khachapuri. The creation is a blend of five British and Italia…

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