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New London restaurant openings to look forward to this Summer

We've rounded up the key restaurants you need to have on your restaurant radar this summer - all of which will make staying in town over the summer a total delight.  

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Test Driving Neptune - a stylish seafood spot in Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury just got itself a very stylish seafood restaurant - we went to see what Brett Redman and Margaret Crow have done with Neptune at The Principal on Russell Square.…

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Ex Fat Duck head chef and sommelier are teaming up for a new London restaurant

Ex Fat Duck Executive Head Chef's next venture will be in London and that he's also teaming up with another Fat Duck Alumni, Master Sommelier Isa Bal.…

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Mao Chow vegan Chinese brings its devilled eggs and sashimi to Behind The Wall

 

East London's popular vegan Chinese restaurant Mao Chow broke the hearts of plant eaters across town when its last pop-up at Pamela finished. But now owner Julian Denis whose self-proclaimed "inauthentic Chinese Food" broke Instagram with shots of incredibly realistic looking vegan 'eggs' in various Chinese dishes has moved it to a more permanent footing.

They open at Behind the Wall in Ha…

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Hank's Burgers and Beers are coming to the Deptford Market yard arches

They've been a staple of the Deptford street food scene for some time, and now Hank's are launching their first permanent site in an arch at Deptford Market Yard, with their Burgers and Beer restaurant.

It's clearly a does-what-it-says-on-the-tin type of place - with the burger offering being:

  • The Big Cheese - 6oz aged beef patty, American cheese, Hank’s secret burger sauce, lettuce and pin…

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Test Driving Brigadiers - an extraordinary Indian gastropub in The City

We head to The City to Brigadiers to find out what an Indian Gastropub looks like when it's from the same people as Gymkhana and Hoppers.  …

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Chef Tony Fleming tells us why The Baptist Grill at L'oscar will be a place

London's newest stylish hotel, L'oscar (read our story on its opening here) has opened for business in Holborn. And running the food side of things is Tony Fleming - who picked up a Michelin star at Angler in the South Place Hotel. With the hotel's all-day spot Cafe 'Oscar already open and the main restaurant The Baptist Grill about to receive its first official diners, Hot Dinners caught up with…

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A second By Chloe. is coming to London at Tower Bridge

The popular US vegan chain is following up its first opening in Covent Garden with it's second at One Tower Bridge. Expect vegan fast food aplenty.  …

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BOB's Lobster Wine Bar and Kitchen is opening at London Bridge

Bob's Lobster are the latest to graduate from street food markets to a place they can call their own. They're setting up shop in the arches of the fully revamped London Bridge station. And yes, there will be lobster.…

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The Good Egg are bringing America's finest bagels to London this summer

If you've read about NYC deli Russ & Daughters and the amazing Ivan Ramen but haven't yet made the trip to The Big Apple to try their food then sit back and enjoy as the best of North American's delis, restaurants and bagel bakeries are coming to London.

It's all part of The Good Egg's Beer + Bagels series. They've persuaded some really interesting folk to head on over to London to create sig…

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The original Mayfair Chisou is moving to a bigger spot just down the road

After 16 years of business, Japanese restaurant Chisou is on the move - but they're not moving far. They're leaving their former base on Princes Street and opening up a bigger place on Woodstock Street (the same street that Neo Bistro is on). 

The new restaurant adds a chef's table at the sushi bar, and they'll be serving "by the piece" sushi omakase there as a new addition. And th…

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Wotsit dust, 70s dishes and low-cal pizzas - your weekly round-up

From Wotsit dust to queue-jumping, we bring you all the news that was fit to print (but we just didn't get around to covering elsewhere this week)...…

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Chicago's famous Gino's East deep pan pizza hits London for one weekend

If you've never been to Chicago to try their deep pan pizza, then get ready - it's coming to you. London pizzeria Pizza Pilgrims have teamed up with the Windy City's famous deep pan pizza guys Gino’s East allowing them to take over their West India Quay restaurant for just one weekend.

Renowned for their deep pan pizzas since first setting up in 1966, Gino’s East usually has queues down the block…

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