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Pot Luck noodle restaurant to open in Haggerston

 

Updated: 12pm 1/4/15 - some of you guessed it, but others were definitely fooled. This was the Hot Dinners 2015 April Fool. But let's face it, it's only a matter of time before it really happens...

Seems as if the 2015 London trend of one dish restaurants is going strong with yet another preparing to hit East London soon. Pot Luck is the brainchild of two college friends Caz Parker and Jas…

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Beany Green launching flagship café at Broadgate

The new development at Broadgate, launching in April, continues to get some interesting sites. The latest is a permanent home for Beany Green coffee (they've had a kiosk in the area for a while) plus it will be their largest yet and have more food too. 

Alongside the coffee, there will be a new healthy all-day food menu with a big focus on brunch-style food. So you can expect:

  • Gluten free Brocco…

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Parliament opens House of Lords and Commons restaurants to the public

One beneficiary of the dissolution of parliament for the upcoming election are London's diners who'll get to eat inside both houses of Parliament. It's the second time for the House of Commons, since a successful trial pre-Christmas and a first for the House of Lords. As parliament empties out, the Peers’ Dining Room in being opened to members of the public for a limited period on weekdays betwee…

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Ippudo to open second ramen restaurant in London at Canary Wharf

 

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It seems there's still plenty of room for ramen in the city as Ippudo are confirmed to be opening a second London restaurant in the Autumn. Following our early news about the expansion, the venue has now been revealed as Canary Wharf. 

So far, they're established in 13 countries and only opened their first London restaurant i…

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Byron launching their latest special burger - the Byronissimo

A new Byron burger is always worthy of anyone's attention and their latest Italian-themed special is no exception.

Head Chef Fred Smith and founder Tom Byng visited Italy to check out their burger scene and came back with their latest creation, the Byronissimo. It's a 6oz patty topped with pancetta, Italian Fontina cheese and slow-cooked tomato relish with pickled red onion, shredded iceberg, tom…

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Naughty Piglets brings ex Trinity Head Chef to Brixton Water Lane

Recently opened under the radar in Brixton is Naughty Piglets, a wine bar and charcoal grill. It's a new venture by husband and wife team Margaux Aubry and Joe Sharratt. Sharratt you might know from his previous incarnation as Head Chef at Trinity - his wife Margaux comes here from Terroirs.

The neighbourhood spot has room for 30 covers and features an open plan kitchen with dining spaces up at t…

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Street Feast's next, Dinerama, is heading for Shoreditch

Street Feast are going from strength to strength at the moment. They've had another very successful winter with Hawker House, Dalston Yard is about to return for the Summer and now they've another site coming to Shoreditch in late May called Dinerama.

It's early days on the news front, but expect a lot more to be revealed in the run-up to launch. What we do know is that it'll be very big indeed,…

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Mark Sargeant takes over The Strand Dining Rooms

After a successful takeover of Plum and Spilt Milk in King's Cross in 2013, Mark Sargeant is hoping to work his magic on another overhaul. He's taken over as Chef Director of The Strand Dining Rooms, with his first menu hitting on 3 April (Good Friday). 

The new menu is the Great British menu and, as you might expect, is based around classic British dishes. So expect: 

  • 1kg ’28-day aged Angus Por…

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Dine with Kerridge, Mosimann and Blanc on Belmond trains this year

Feel as if there just isn't enough luxury in your life? Us too. One easy way to rectify that would be by booking up one of the very special chef journeys taking place on amazing vintage trains owned by Belmond. That's the company that also own the Venice Simplon-Orient Express. There are two trains in action - the British Pullman and the Northern Belle and they've put together an impressive line-…

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D&D brings huge new restaurant to Nova, Victoria

They still have their huge revamped Gym at King's Cross on the way and now D&D have taken on another huge site at another London Station, Victoria (an area that will really benefit). It's in the big new Nova development. 

It's still early stages, but we know it will be 10,000 sq feet (that certainly seems big) and will be next to the Victoria Palace Theatre, opposite the station. It will have…

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