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Stampa on Davies Street is a new budget pasta spot for Mayfair

No more wandering around Mayfair looking for somewhere that won't break the budget to eat at - this Roman-style pasta spot is promising fresh pasta at a less punchy price.

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Mthr is the high-rise dining room for The Collective in Canary Wharf

This Canary Wharf restaurant is on the 20th Floor of The Collective Canary Wharf, a huge "co-living" space. Open to everyone, they're aiming for an at-home vibe. t…

Read more: Mthr is the high-rise dining room for The Collective in Canary Wharf

The Prince Akatoki London hotel sees luxury Japanese group take over The Arch London

 

Following a £3m makeover this Marble Arch Hotel is being transformed into a luxury property where the restaurant and bar are promising a full Japanese experience.…

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Espresso Martini Society is back in Soho for Summer

Guaranteed to keep you awake through summer, the Espresso Martini Society is back with their latest pop-up, running four weekends from July - August. 

As well as getting your hands on all the espresso martinis you could ever want, there's a summer theme to the latest pop-up. So there will be a new selection of frozen espresso martinis, boozy coffee shakes or a strawberry cheesecake…

Read more: Espresso Martini Society is back in Soho for Summer

Treats Club pop up at Old Street Roundabout with soft-serve doughnut sundaes

Yes, we really would like a doughnut with soft-serve ice cream on top. While we'd frankly have one of these for breakfast, we'll have to wait until August when Treats Club launches as the latest pop-up to hit Old Street. 

They've been appearing on Chatsworth Road Market, serving up doughnuts featuring their home-made jams, sauces, marshmallow fluff and honeycomb. Their doughnut sun…

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Nandine take their Kurdish mezze to Camberwell Church Street

They describe themselves as "A coffee shop with food from the Middle East" - but the torrent of love and affection for Nandine on social media proves they're more than simply somewhere to grab a coffee and a snack. This South London kitchen is a family-run affair. Pary Baban is the lynchpin of the operation and she's ably served by her husband Pola as well as sons Rang and Raman.

The Kurdish food…

Read more: Nandine take their Kurdish mezze to Camberwell Church Street

Isla and Double Standard in King's Cross are Adam Rawson's restaurants at The Standard London

The huge Standard hotel comes with not one, but two ground floor drinking spaces. Run by ex-Pachamama chef Adam Rawson, there will be Isla (focusing on British coastal cuisine) and the more British pub/dive bar Double Standard. …

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KFC is unleashes its vegan Imposter burger in London

Update 3/7/19 - after selling out in three days, the burger is now back in stock

It was only a matter of time - now KFC is getting in on the whole vegan trend. So if you've moved over to a plant-based diet but sometimes have the intense craving for some of Colonel Sanders chicken (we all do at some point) then now you can head on back for your fix. 

The new burger is called "The Imposter" in…

Read more: KFC is unleashes its vegan Imposter burger in London

My Neighbours The Dumplings are opening in Victoria Park

The original Clapton restaurant has been a big success - so much so that My Neighbours The Dumplings are about to open in Victoria Park. Once again, it's all about the dumplings - and they're very, very good. …

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London's latest mash-up sees Morty & Bob's tie-up with Patty & Bun

If you've been wondering (and some of you food obsessives may well have) about ways to enhance an already swoonsomely good Morty & Bob toastie, seems the King's Cross restaurateurs are ahead of you there.

For the latest in their Melt Collaborations series, they've teamed up with Patty & Bun to create a burger and toasted sandwich mash-up. The Jose Jose Grilled Cheese takes inspiration fro…

Read more: London's latest mash-up sees Morty & Bob's tie-up with Patty & Bun

Officina 00 opening on Old Street is a carb-lover's pasta heaven

Here in London, they've worked for Kiln and Soho House, but the duo behind this new Italian hail from Naples originally.…

Read more: Officina 00 opening on Old Street is a carb-lover's pasta heaven

Flor is the new Borough restaurant from Lyle's

The people behind Lyle's open their second restaurant in Borough called Flor. This time it's part wine bar and part bakery. …

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Nando's brings brunch to Shoreditch with Nando's Yard

What's the most popular restaurant in London? Or indeed the UK? We'd be hard pressed not to give that plaudit to Nando's which has a legion of fans (and yes, we've been known to pop in from time to time too). Those fans will be very pleased to hear about the Nando's summer pop-up coming to Shoreditch in August. 

And the biggest reason for the excitement will be the appearance of the Nando's…

Read more: Nando's brings brunch to Shoreditch with Nando's Yard

Three London pubs make it into AA's The Pub Guide 2020

The AA's The Pub Guide 2020 has just come out and this morning they released the details of the new pubs that have made the grade for the first time. Chosen for "their atmosphere, good beer and great food", three London establishments have entered the 2019 guide. They're all in central London and here's what you need to know about them.

 

The Carpenters Arms

12 Seymour Pl, Marylebone, London…

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