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Fayre Share is all about the sharing in Victoria Park Village

If your idea of a great time out is breaking bread with your mates or family, then new restaurant Fayre Share in Victoria Park Village will be right up your street. Every dish here can be ordered in sharing sizes making this a great place for groups.

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Neptune at The Principal London Hotel is the new seafood restaurant from the Richmond team

Having closed The Richmond in Hackney, Brett Redman and Margaret Crow are back in the seafood game with their new restaurant at the swanky Principal Hotel London on Russell Square.…

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P Franco are opening a restaurant called Bright in London Fields

The much-loved Clapton wine bar always did well when it came to food and now they're going one step further opening their first full restaurant in Netil House where Ellory used to be.…

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Chick ‘n’ Sours is popping up in Brixton for one month

South London fans of everyone's favourite fried chicken spot Chick ‘n’ Sours will, for one month, have less far to go the next time they need a fix. While the original Haggerston branch is being refurbed, they'll be popping up in Coldharbour Lane where Calcutta Street used to be.

Upstairs will be the standard restaurant but downstairs they'll have a development kitchen working on new dishes for t…

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Test Driving Market Hall Fulham - a very modern food hall for Fulham Broadway

Fulham folk who can't face the trek across town to such gems as Farang, Yard Sale and more now have all these traders and more on their doorstep.…

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Le Swine are setting up permanently on Lamb Street in Spitalfields

City breakfasts just got a whole load more fun with the arrival of Le Swine in Spitalfields - the first permanent spot for the popular bacon buttie street food traders.…

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San Carlo is coming to London - bringing their Italian restaurant to St James's

They've already opened around the country and internationally too, and now San Carlo are bringing their main Italian restaurant to London. And id sounds like they've spared no expense.…

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An epic breakfast bap, Missoni at Daphne's, a new bar for London Bridge and more - your weekly catch-up

From the perfect hangover cure to a historical feast, 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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Bleecker returns for burgers on the South Bank

Just in time for the sunny weather, Bleecker is back on the South Bank. If you haven't yet had the pleasure of a mighty Bleecker Burger in the sunshine, then there's no better time than this weekend to head down there and check them out. 

They'll be in their usual spot by the Golden Jubilee Bridge, where you'll be able to get all the back cheeseburgers, blue burgers and angry fries that you…

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So Mark Wahlberg is opening his first UK Walburgers in Covent Garden

Is London ready for another US burger invasion. The brothers behind Wahlburgers certainly think so as they have their sights set on Covent Garden for the first in a probable UK expansion of their burger brand.…

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Bethnal Green's Typing Room restaurant is closing at the end of June

We're always sad to hear of a London restaurant closing, particularly any that have managed to survive their first year, let alone three more. But these things happen and yesterday Bethnal Green's The Typing Room sent out an email to its customers saying that they'd be doing their last service at the end of June.

According to the mailout the head chef Lee Westcott "has decided to pursue new culin…

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All Star Lanes have opened their Westfield London bowling alley and it looks great

So this clearly isn't your average bowling alley (particularly if your local bowling alley is the lovely, but oh so very unmodernised Rowans in Finsbury Park). It's the new All Star Lanes which has just opened in the new Westfield London extension and it does look beautiful. The whole place is massive with 10 walnut-finished bowling lanes, karaoke rooms, no fewer than three bars and a private roo…

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Brigadiers is the City's new Indian barbecue restaurant from the Gymkhana folks - updated

Charred, smoked and grilled is the name of the game at Brigadiers, which will be cooking up all manner of kebabs, chops, tikka and feasting options for hungry City sorts, with a huge selection of beer to wash it all down.…

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Test Driving Paladar - tour South America without leaving South London

South London meets South America at Paladar - a restaurant that brings Londoners a taste of Cuba, Peru and more.…

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Mark Sargeant opens Sargeant's Mess riverside restaurant at the Tower of London

The ex-Claridges Head Chef returns to London to open a riverside restaurant and cafe at the Tower of London with a terrace and bar overlooking the Thames.…

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