In Islington's Compton Arms, they have the very popular Four Legs residency (which we Test Drove recently). Now the Compton Arms' sister pub The Gun in Hackney has brought in a long term food residency Anju - which they're hoping will be a similar success.
Anju - which already has a residency at Blend in Green Lanes -
It's all go for On The Bab. The Korean street food spot has moved from Marylebone to Soho and opens today on Archer Street, replacing owner Linda Lee's Mee Market.
The new Soho restaurant will serve up the usual bibimbab, bao, dumplings and Korean fried chicken that the group has become known for. But there'll also be a few new things on the menu, exclusive to Soho - including a Korean-style wrap - stuffed with rice, vegetables and kimchi and your choice of bulgogi
Korean barbecue in Fitzrovia
London is getting a new robata grill restaurant from the team at Zuma. Inko Nito on Soho's Broadwick Street will feature Japanese charcoal grilled cooking with a Korean influence.
We don't know about you, but the idea of a Friday night pub menu devoted to Korean and Japanese style 'anju', or bar bites sounds EXACTLY what we'd want to stave off a Saturday morning hangover.
And if you live in Walthamstow, that's just what you've got as Chicken and Gochu become the latest folk to take over the Friday night slot at Ye Olde Rose and Crown. This is the first time the Highams Park-based husband and wife team have popped up anywhere. Korean
Hammersmith is getting a huge new palace to Korean fried chicken wings and beer and this branch of Wing Wing has two private karaoke dining rooms too.
Sweet soy fried chicken, barbecue chicken, chicken noodle soup… Linda Lee’s newest Korean restaurant is based in Covent Garden and is all about the poultry.
A new, two-storey Korean food hub arrives in Soho from the chef behind Koba and On the Bab, who'll not only be bringing several signature dishes from her other restaurants, but a retail section for all your home cooking needs, a separate salad bar with Korean poke rice, and a very interesting sounding rice dispenser...
After opening a Japanese restaurant in Soho, South Korean Charles Seo is now turning his hand to cuisine from his native land with a traditional Korean BBQ restaurant where you’ll get to cook your meat at your table.
There are waves of excitement are rippling over north London this week following news that the Korean restaurant Dotori is about to reopen.
The beloved Finsbury Park restaurant, which was always notoriously busy throughout its eight year run, shut unexpectedly in summer last year. The closure was made even more mysterious by the fact it followed a lengthy period of refurbishment, including refitting the basement to accommodate more diners, which were never in short
It's fair to say that the Edgware Road probably isn't the first place you'd think of dining in some sort of modernist Japanese sky high pub. But that's exactly what's opening there this Spring. KOJAWAN - the name is an amalgam of Korea, Japan and Taiwan - is the brainchild of Bjorn Van Der Horst (Greenhouse, La Noisette, Eastside Inn) and Omar Romero (Rhodes Twenty Four, Rosewood).
They're taking over the dining room on the 23rd floor of the Hilton
It quietly opened last week but now there's a Korean takeaway option that Marylebone locals may want to be aware of. On the Bab (also at Covent Garden and Shoreditch) have just launched On the Bab Express. It has a smaller menu than the main restaurants, including: