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Beam cafe expands from Crouch End to Highbury's Blackstock Road

Three times Time Out neighbourhood cafe winner Beam is coming to Blackstock Road with its quality weekend brunches and a dedicated evening menu.

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Lahpet bring their take on Burmese food to Bethnal Green Road

From their simple start on a Maltby Street stall to their new permanent digs on Bethnal Green Road, Lahpet are hoping to introduce Londoners to the delights of Burmese food.…

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The Prince returns to West Brompton for the summer bringing in Coqfighter and Foley's

We're definitely getting to spring/summer market time as more outdoor markets are throwing off their roofs. The latest is The Prince in West Brompton (from the same people behind Pergola). 

And there's new food coming too - here's what to expect:…

Read more: The Prince returns to West Brompton for the summer bringing in Coqfighter and Foley's

Fortnum's is opening a restaurant and bar at The Royal Exchange

London's iconic food store, Fortnum & Mason will be opening in two spots in The Royal Exchange in the City - with a food hall and a restaurant and bar space.…

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Kentish Town's Neighbour is reinventing itself as a beer and burger bar

They've been closed all week but now we know what Neighbour in Kentish Town has been planning. They're switching their offering and turning into more of a burger joint.

In a Facebook post today the neighbourhood spot said: "We try our best to be great neighbours, and great neighbours listen to what their neighbours want. You guys spoke - we listened!"

To that end they're going to expand their ran…

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Sushi Shop's latest limited edition set contains a free tin of caviar

Got a promotion to celebrate? Or a friend's birthday you want to push the boat out for? Well the new 20th birthday box from Sushi Shop could be right up your street.

The £50 set was created in collaboration with Aquitaine producer Autour du Caviar for the sushi company's 20th anniversary and each box comes with a 'free' 10g tin of caviar. The set itself contains 32 pieces of sushi and a port…

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Neil Rankin's third temper (this time with pizza) is coming to Covent Garden's Mercers Walk - updated

Neil Rankin's  temper restaurant once again reinvents itself, this time the fire-based chain will focus on pizzas with an extensive list of vermouths too.…

Read more: Neil Rankin's third temper (this time with pizza) is coming to Covent Garden's Mercers Walk - updated

Chucs are opening an all day restaurant at the Serpentine Sackler Galleries

Chucs have chosen the Serpentine Sacker Galleries to open their fourth all day restaurant and this one will be the first to offer takeaway too - perfect for park picnics.…

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Hot Stone steak and sushi bar opens on Islington's Chapel Market

If you enjoy an interactive dining experience this new steak and sushi spot delivers main courses to you ready to cook over a hot stone.…

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Calum Franklin opens the Pie Room at Holborn Dining Room - updated

Calum Franklin's pastry making prowess nets him a special pie room opening at Holborn Dining Room with pies to go and a special pie hatch coming…

Read more: Calum Franklin opens the Pie Room at Holborn Dining Room - updated

BunCo are bringing unconventional bao to London at Monument

Istanbul bao purveyors BunCo are bringing their take on the bao craze to London, promising non-traditional fillings.…

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Yolkin's going permanent with a Rupert Street ice-cream parlour

If you've never made it down to Sammie Le's ice-cream pop-up you can now try her permanent parlour in Chinatown selling ice-cream, milkshakes and the macaron ice-cream sandwiches that are her signature.…

Read more: Yolkin's going permanent with a Rupert Street ice-cream parlour

A former Barrafina Head Chef is opening Abel in Mercato Metropolitano

Barcelona-born chef Javier Duarte Campos has left Barrafina Drury Lane to go it alone, opening his own tapas spot in Mercato Metropolitano.…

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Politicians plan post-Brexit breaks to protect

UPDATE - As some of you (but not all) guessed, this was our April Fool. Until next year..!

Original story follows

What makes a restaurant British? Does it mean serving up seasonal local produce like Lyle's does or are we talking about something that objectively would be described as a British restaurant by more diners, like Simpson's in the Strand for example? It's an interesting question - but o…

Read more: Politicians plan post-Brexit breaks to protect "British" restaurants

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