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Club Zetter takes over the restaurant at the Zetter Hotel

Updated 2/2/16 with opening date and soft launch info

Ever since Bistrot Bruno Loubet moved out, we've been wondering what was coming next at The Zetter hotel and it's something of a departure. Instead of a new restaurant, they're converting it into a "collaborative working area".

During the day, this will be a club for members only (and the hotel) which will all be based around people doing busi…

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Pizza Soup hits the menu at Pizza Pilgrims Exmouth Market

Here's something that will help warm you on an cold winter's day.

If you're in the Exmouth Market area, then pop by the Pizza Pilgrims Pizza Soup stall outside their restaurant. Yes it's essentially a deconstructed pizza - tomato and basil soup for £4, dipping calzone for £1, and nduja for £1 too - but it'll certainly help you get through the day as the temperatures drop.

Pizza Pilgrims is at 15…

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Honest Burgers launch in Covent Garden, team up with Rib Man

Burger purveyors Honest Burgers are continuing their gradual takeover of London with their latest opening - this time in Covent Garden.

They'll have the usual array of burgers and rosemary fries, and there'll be some special launch days action too. From 25-27 January 2016, the first 100 burgers each day will be free from 11.30. 

And that's not all, as they've a new special on the way. They're tea…

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Peaky Blinders immersive bar and restaurant Tick Tack Club coming to London Bridge

There's a new 20s "immersive" restaurant and bar heading London Bridge-wards that will be paying a fair bit of homage to the BBC's period criminal show Peaky Blinders. Everyone's promised "new encounters and adventures on each visit" so there's more than a little thespian action going on a la Punch Drunk/Secret Cinema. To that end, they'll have special set dressing, props and costumes (with genui…

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Barrio Bars and Rum Kitchen set to open in Brixton

The early part of 2016 is hotting up in Brixton with two large new restaurant openings on the horizon.

Barrio Brixton

The first up is Barrio Brixton which opens in February and will be the fourth restaurant in the chain. The venue on Acre Lane will have room for 200 as well as an outside area (maybe not so useful right now). They'll be serving up all manner of tequilas and mezcals, to piscos and…

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Patty & Bun take over the Stockpot site on Soho's Old Compton Street

Updated 14/1 with more news

Lots more info about the new opening has been revealed...

  • New dishes for the menu include:
    • Roast Chicken skin with maple syrup and Patty&Bun’s home made hotsauce
    • Fried Chicken with Urfa chilli butter and lemon
  • The bar menu is by Berber & Q’s head bartender, Danny Varley and includes:
    • Patty&Bullshit: Bourbon, Aperol, Maraschino, Lemon
    • And a tribute to T…

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Preview new dishes at Craft London's Test Kitchen Tuesdays

As you know, we LOVE Craft London, giving it our Hot Dinners award for Best New Restaurant of 2015. And we also love the idea of their new Test Kitchen Tuesdays, where you can get a preview of what's to come from their menu.

Every Tuesday, the dinner will let you try out dishes that are in development or very limited. You'll be able to chat to the chefs that created them and get yourselves involv…

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CLAW launch winter weekend brunch residency at Fish Market

We've been hearing nice things about popular street food CLAW, so hearing that it's coming indoors for the winter with a residency in the City is good news. They'll be starting a one month weekend brunch residency at Fish Market (just opposite Liverpool St Station) serving up all that lovely seafood they've built their reputation on. Dishes you can expect include Crab Burger with handpicked Devon…

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Wild food restaurant Native heads for Covent Garden

There's a new restaurant coming to Covent Garden with a big focus on wild food and with a River Cottage alumnus heading it up too.

Native is from Imogen Davis and Chef-Patron Ivan Tisdall-Downes, who trained at River Cottage before setting up supper clubs. They're big supporters of both nose-to-tail AND roots-to-stem eating (we wrote about that here) with a big focus on game, rare-breed meats and…

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January restaurant deals in London restaurants

So you've blown all your money on Christmas and the January pay packet is WEEKS away. The good news is that London restaurants feel your pain and are putting on some pretty decent offers to entice you in over the coming month. We've pulled together some of the best we've spotted so far. And don't forget to check out our Offers page too where the deals are exclusively for Hot Dinners readers.…

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