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The Good Life Eatery expands to Marylebone Lane

If there's a yang to the burger trend's yin it's the rise in popularity of healthy food restaurants. Which is probably why popular Chelsea spot The Good Life Eatery is about to embark on its second restaurant. The all-day cafe will open on Marylebone Lane this Spring. Expect power breakfasts and lunches, superfood salads, vegan and gluten-free baked treats, protein shakes and coldpressed juices.…

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York & Albany get ready for their summer beach hut pop-up

With spring well and truly here, now everyone's allowing themselves to think forward to summer - and York And Albany in Camden is getting ahead of the game with the launch of their latest pop-up, the York & Albany’s Beach Hut.

The outside courtyard will be transformed into a shoreline scene with sand and deckchairs, while their hut will be decorated in candy-coloured stripes. Inside that hut,…

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Selfridges latest rooftop pop-up is On the Roof with Vintage Salt

 

It's tine for another change on the rooftop at Selfridges, where the Chalet is about to be replaced by a new pop-up, the seaside themed On the Roof with Vintage Salt.

It comes from Des McDonald, who was behind the previous pop-ups as well as Q Grill, Fish & Chip Shop and Holborn Dining Room. This new pop-up is apparently based on a Cornish fishing village and feartures include:

A beach hut s…

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Bird in Shoreditch launches new lunch menu with 50% off

Chicken restaurant (with doughnuts from the Doughnut Hatch too) is about to launch a new lunch menu this week, with a special launch offer. On the new menu is:

  • Fried Chicken Biscuit Sandwiches – free-range fried in a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit covered in sweet honey butter and spicy hot sauce (that's it pictured above)
  • Bacon & Cheese Burger - fried chicken, thick cut bacon, American ch…

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The next Dolls House will open in Peckham

Having now settled on Upper Street in Islington, Adam Towner and Katy Rosewarne of the Dolls House are already getting ready to open the next site in Peckham, taking over the site that held the Clayton Arms.  

As with the previous venues, the decor will all be drawn by marker pen and it will be split between a public bar - The Parlour - and a restaurant which becomes a private members' area after…

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Sushisamba brings in new dishes as they add Bruno Paillard to their champagne lists

SUSHISAMBA London is fizzing with excitement (see what we did there?) over news of their new and exclusive partnership with Bruno Paillard Champagne. What the deal means is that SUSHISAMBA will now feature the largest selection of Bruno Paillard in the UK from the Maison de Champagne’s Library Collection.

The new partnership means there'll be nine Bruno Paillard Champagnes on SUSHISAMBA London’s l…

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Ketel One Vodka Kitchen comes to the Folly in the City

The Folly on Gracechurch Street in the City is about to get a new cocktail pop-up, the Ketel One Vodka Kitchen.

The summer-long pop up is promised to be a "a traditional Dutch Kitchen inspired by the home of Ketel One founders the Nolet family" and is focused on a central table where the Ketel One mixologists will be showing off their wares, surrounded by crates of fruits and vegetables, plus exo…

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Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Lobstershack is coming to Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf

The huge Crossrail project is bringing with it lots of new stations and one of the biggest will be Crossrail Place in Canary Wharf - and that's where the next Big Easy is coming to, before they look at expanding across the UK.

They'll be taking over the top floor roof terrace of the new Norman Foster Cross Rail Terminal. As part of that, there will be loads of space for alfresco BBQ (and some gre…

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Bull in a China Shop rotisserie chicken and whisky bar coming to Shoreditch

Updated 17/4 with soft launch offer.

The Chan brothers, who are behind The Drunken Monkey are opening a second venture that appears to be a distillation of all that is East London right now. Bull in a China Shop will be a rotisserie chicken restaurant and whisky bar alongside breakfast bao buns and savoury congee porridge.

Taking over a pub opposite the Tea Building in the heart of Shoreditch, th…

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Fu Manchu dim sum bar coming to Clapham North

17/4 - updated with soft launch info.

If you're after some late night foodie fun, south of the river, sounds like Fu Manchu opening this summer in Clapham North might be for you. This late night dum sum and cocktail bar is taking over a space under the arches on Lendal Terrace. Featuring a long bar and raised seating area, the cocktails are inspired by the Sax Rohmer book titles, so expect The Kis…

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