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While we're not suggesting if you live in an area where police are advising you to go (and stay) home that you shouldn't follow their advice, there are probably some Londoners out there who don't want yob rule to dictate their evening's entertainment.

We asked on Twitter who's planning on staying open tonight to feed the folk who are planning on eating out, here's who's answered so far:

  • Lutyens - Fleet Street: 'It'd be nice to welcome people whose plans have gone awry'
  • Devonshire Arms - Chiswick
  • The Ship - Wandsworth
  • Chancery London - Chancery Lane
  • The Hideaway Bar - Archway
  • The Drunken Monkey - Shoreditch: 'We'll be open tonight as usuasl not letting this stooopid minority win the day.'
  • Hawksmoor - "Open at both venues tonight as usual but we're not taking late (after 10) bookings".
  • Manson - Fulham Road - "We'll be open, we're not letting them win"
  • Market - Camden - "We will be open until 10pm"
  • Chang Thai - Wimbledon - "We're staying open as long as it's safe for staff and customers"
  • The Old Firestation - Hammersmith - "Open for business as usual"
  • The Crown - Southwark - "We are open as usual, full menu and serving tonight"
  • Kua-aina - Soho - "Aloha! See our recent riot-busting tweet (and offer) - staying open in Soho until further notice. Mahalo."
  • Penny Black - Fulham Road - "Staying open, defying the thugs. All hungry people welcomed. Petrol bombs not."
  • Big Easy Restaurant - Chelsea - "We're open tonight too.  Plus we have All U Can Eat Shrimp on special."
  • Canteen London - All over - "Planning on staying open as long as possible"
  • St John Hotel - Leicester Square - "Business as usual. We've even created a calming cocktail to ease your mind"
  • Opera Tavern - Covent Garden
  • Koya - Soho - 'We will stay open as long as there's shelter in numbers"
  • Bar Boulud - Knightsbridge - "Despite stupid messages to rip off Knightsbridge we are open as ever."
  • Riding House Cafe - Fitzrovia - "The chefs are extra-charring a few backup burgers"
  • Quo Vadis and Barrafina - Soho - "About to enjoy a sharpener myself"
  • Roganic - Marylebone - "Open as normal #makelovenotwar"
  • Odette's- Primrose Hill - "Odettes open as usual tonight but playing it safe with boards tonight let's hope we don't need them!"
  • Galoupet - Knghtsbridge - "So. Everyone seems to be closing around us. Going to open a bottle and see what happens, pop by for a glass!"
  • The Gilbert Scott - St Pancras - "We are open tonight too! Pork pie and martinis in the bar as normal too!"
  • Kettners - Soho - "also open tonight!"
  • Floridita and Meza -  Soho - "open as usual this evening!"
  • Haché Burgers - "Chelsea branch open tonight, along with our neighbours Sophie's Steakhouse and The Henry Root"

We'll keep updating over the evening.

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