The new Nobu Hotel and restaurant in Marylebone's Portman Square replaces one of London's biggest celeb haunts - Nobu Berkeley Street. We head along to see how they're doing in their chic new digs.
As first reported by Big Hospitality, Chameleon is taking over One Marylebone, which was mainly used as an events space - and one with a pretty impressive interior as you can see above (it's the imposing
This Marylebone restaurant is the happiest of marriages between amazing British ingredients and fine Japanese cooking techniques. We went down to see what that a difference that makes on the plate.
One of London's huge success stories for their much-loved affordable steaks, Flat Iron, are opening a new restaurant that's only a few steps from Oxford Street. And they'll be adding wagyu burgers to the menu.
Santiago Lastra has brought a fine-dining edge to his new Mexican restaurant Kol. We head down to Marylebone to check it out.
Nobu Berkeley Street may have closed, but much of the the team has moved onto this bigger endeavour. The second Nobu Hotel in London features a huge new restaurant, a bar with a terrace and its own sushi bar. And yes, there will be Black Cod Miso.
The team behind Chiswick deli and pizzeria, The Italians, are preparing for a Marylebone opening this winter. The Italians' new home on Devonshire Street will be a wine bar and bistro.
As with their Chiswick site, the key thing will be the sourcing of top drawer Italian food and drink. The all Italian wine list will change seasonally and there'll be loads available by the glass. They'll be baking focaccia fresh in-house
After shutting down back in March, rolling residency restaurant Carousel is back in action in Marylebone. They've just launched a new series of residencies throughout October. You'll have a chance to see what some chefs have been working on, preview an upcoming restaurant and there's even a chef from overseas.
Here's who's on duty:
Thomas Straker - now until 3 October:
Just north of Oxford Street, Marylebone is the place to head for if you need a respite from shopping - but want something a little more casual than Mayfair.
Over in Marylebone, gastropub and dining room The Cavendish is about to reopen and is setting out its stall as a serious destination for food. Key to that is who they've put in charge of the kitchen. Executive Chef Alex Povall was most recently Head Chef at The Oystermen, but before that spent years working under Angela Hartnett at her restaurants.
At his new digs in Marylebone, Alex will reference his most recent position, by featuring
He was the man behind the launch of Noma Mexico and now Santiago Lastra is opening his own restaurant in London called Kol. It'll feature Mexican cuisine with UK ingredients.
They already had a small, popular restaurant in Mayfair and now Japanese restaurant Taka are heading to Marylebone, where The Providores used to be. A much larger space, they'll have lots of new dishes (including a wagyu sando) and some great-sounding cocktails.
While there aren't that many people working in central London during the lockdown, other than key workers, some great restaurants are still delivering to those living in the centre of town. We round up the best.
When you've made your name by sticking to a tried and tested formula, it would take something pretty momentous to change that. But that's a pandemic for you.
For 60 years, Le Relais de Venise has really been a one-dish restaurant. They serve up a simple menu of salad, steak and frites and dessert. And that's it.
But these are trying times we're in and so the company have decided to bring in La Baguette. As the name suggests,
13/5/19 - updated with Shoreditch details.
The next restaurant to return from lockdown is Homeslice pizza - starting with Marylebone and following up with Shoreditch. They're open for both delivery and collection, setting up shop on Supper and Deliveroo.
It's a limited menu as they've adapted for social distancing rules - so here's what you can expect:
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