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Lost in Brixton is Brixton Village's new jungle-themed rooftop terrace

If you’re a regular shopper at London’s Brixton Village, from August you might notice party-goers heading towards a secret staircase in one of its previously unloved corners. They’ll be heading up to ‘Lost in Brixton’, a new light-flooded terrace space, designed to represent a concrete jungle, complete with a retractable roof. But they’re not necessarily leaving the gourmet delights of the market…

Read more: Lost in Brixton is Brixton Village's new jungle-themed rooftop terrace

Yard Sale Pizza are opening on Hackney Road

With pizza restaurants in Finsbury Park, Clapton, Walthamstow and Leyton - it's now time for Hackney Road to join the Yard sale Gang. And there are some new calzones on the menu...…

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Allpress launches Allpress Lates with Max's Sandwich Shop, Snackbar, Rochelle Canteen and more

This year, Allpress Espresso is 30 years old and they're teaming up with some impressive restaurants and chefs to celebrate. They're launching Allpress Lates at their Dalston roastery with chef and restaurant takeovers all through summer, with the garden opening into the evening for the first time. 

All are free to head along to and here's who's taking over, all from 6-11pm (y…

Read more: Allpress launches Allpress Lates with Max's Sandwich Shop, Snackbar, Rochelle Canteen and more

All change at Brown's - Adam Byatt replaces Heinz Beck

 

After running Beck at Brown's for just over a year, Heinz Beck is moving on, and the restaurant is closing at the end of July.

But the hotel already has the replacement lined up - another chef with a Michelin star to his name is getting ready to take over. Adam Byatt will be the man in charge. He's best known for his restaurants in Clapham, from the Michelin starred Trinity to Bistro Union.…

Read more: All change at Brown's - Adam Byatt replaces Heinz Beck

Linnaean lifestyle store and cafe is coming to Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms

The Embassy Gardens development is getting a new all-day restaurant as part of this lifestyle store opening.…

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Waka is bringing its grab and go Nikkei dishes to the City

Waka is coming back to the City, bringing its Nikkei Peruvian/Japanese grab and go food to Houndsditch.…

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Koi Ramen and Tap In are first to sign up for new Elephant Park development in South London

The new £2.3bn regeneration project at Elephant Park has signed up what will be the third London outlet of Koi Ramen, which specialises in Tonkotsu ramen noodles, and a brand new football bar and bottleshop called Tap In, serving over 300 craft beers and Cuban food.…

Read more: Koi Ramen and Tap In are first to sign up for new Elephant Park development in South London

How to celebrate Bastille Day in London

If you're looking for ways to celebrate Bastille Day (Sunday 14 July) in London this weekend, then we have some Gallic suggestions for you...

 

On the river, Le Pont de la Tour is throwing a Bastille Terrace Party. From 12pm to 4pm there'll be live music, a Moet & Chandon Champagne tower, Fruits de la Mer seafood platters,oysters and a bottomless BBQ.

Orrery in Marylebone is going for an…

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Humble Grape wine bar and shop is opening in Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is getting a next-level wine bar, open all day with space for meetings and a lovely waterside terrace.…

Read more: Humble Grape wine bar and shop is opening in Canary Wharf

Studio Olafur Eliasson Kitchen comes to the Tate alongside his exhibition

Starting in July, Tate Modern's latest exhibition is Olafur Eliasson: In real life - from the artist who brought us The Weather Project in the Tate's Turbine Hall (that was the one with the big sun suspended in the middle). But he's not just bringing over an exhibition, he's bringing a restaurant too. …

Read more: Studio Olafur Eliasson Kitchen comes to the Tate alongside his exhibition

Black Rock expands with a whisky hotel, pub and a blend-your-own room

You might remember that a couple of years ago, we tried out a one-room hotel in London - above the Black Rock Whisky bar. Well, that's going through a bit of a change - planning to become what they're calling "London's first Whisky hotel".

Black Rock, the whisky bar previously only in the basement, is taking over the whole building. The bar remains the same downstairs - but there are three new ad…

Read more: Black Rock expands with a whisky hotel, pub and a blend-your-own room

Ex-River Cafe chef Shuli Wimer launches The Fancy Fork at Farmer J in the City

A City restaurant has brought in an exciting new chef to charge up its evening offering. By day Farmer J serves up breakfasts and 'field trays' for lunch to City workers beside Monument. By evening it'll now turn into The Fancy Fork - with chef Shuli Wimer running the kitchen.

Wimer, who was born in Galilee, trained up at L28 in Tel Aviv and then spent five years working at The River Cafe in Lond…

Read more: Ex-River Cafe chef Shuli Wimer launches The Fancy Fork at Farmer J in the City

Taking over from Magpie will be Chris Leach and David Carter at 10 Heddon Street

David Carter from Smokestake and Chris Leach of Petersham Nurseries are opening a modern Italian in the heart of Piccadilly …

Read more: Taking over from Magpie will be Chris Leach and David Carter at 10 Heddon Street

Pick and Cheese at Seven Dials Market will be London's (nay the world's) first cheese conveyor belt restaurant

If you've ever wondered what entirely new delights the London food scene held for jaded city dwellers, then behold the new cheese conveyor belt restaurant coming your way.…

Read more: Pick and Cheese at Seven Dials Market will be London's (nay the world's) first cheese conveyor belt restaurant

Wun's late night bar and restaurant on Greek Street will channel 1960s Hong Kong

The duo behind Bun House and Pleasant Lady are turning their original site into a bar and restaurant inspired by the late night scene of 1960s Hong Kong.…

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