• Test Driving Blacklock Shoreditch - the one with its own bar

    allinBlacklock's third restaurant, in Shoreditch, turns out to be a light-filled dining room with a cracking cocktail list as well as all manner of meat treats. 

  • Gridiron grill room is taking over the old Met Bar on Park Lane with a restaurant A-Team

    gridironsteak(Updated 11/10/18 with more images and interviews) There's a wealth of talent behind this modern grill room opening up on Park Lane - with Hawksmoor's Richard Turner and wine writer Fiona Beckett on the dream team.

  • Blacklock are opening on Rivington Street in Shoreditch and this restaurant will have a proper bar

    Blacklock spreadExpect chops,steaks and that amazing cheesecake at Blacklock's new Shoreditch opening, but the big news here is that there'll be a dedicated bar area that they're teaming up with top NYC bar owners on. 

  • A British meat-feast pizza is coming to Pizza Pilgrims with a little help from Cannon and Cannon

    A British meat-feast pizza is coming to Pizza Pilgrims with a little help from Cannon and Cannon

    We do love a good pizza special here at Hot Dinners, and this team up between Cannon & Cannon and Pizza Pilgrims fits the bill nicely. It's the classic meat-feast pizza, but made just a little bit more British. It's been reinvented with all British cured meats from Cannon & Cannon, including:

    • Seaweed & Cider Salami, Cornish Charcuterie - from
  • Blacklock City

    Blacklock CityChops in the City with the second Blacklock
  • Blacklock are bringing their chops and cocktails to the City


    14/3/17 - updated with soft launch details

    What: Blacklock City

    In a nutshell: Chops in the City

    Summing it all up: Blacklock, famed for their chops, are coming to the City for their second restaurant. Expect an extended menu with new cuts, starters, and their all-important cocktails in a 100-cover restaurant with reservations available too.

  • The Bare Bones Bus Tour invites meat lovers to climb aboard for a London day out


    ​Vegans, look away now. ​Vegetarians too​, actually​. In fact, this advice applies to everyone who’s not immediately intrigued at the sound of a new ‘bad-ass BBQ shack on wheels.’

    Hyper-macho hot sauce sellers Meat Lust (who have the motto ‘Thug flavours that punch hard and don’t apologise’) has joined forces with some of London’s most notorious street food vendors for a capital-wide tour from their Bare Bones Bus - a repurposed double decker, freshly kitted out

  • Temper

    Neil Rankin's Soho BBQ meat restaurant
  • Smokestak

    Smoking meats in Shoreditch
  • Test Driving Temper - a meat and taco palace on Broadwick Street

    lambNothing is left to waste at Neil Rankin's Soho restaurant devoted to specialist breed meat

  • Smokehouse to open Little Smoke meat restaurant at City Point

    little smokehouse

    City carnivores should look out for a new restaurant launching this Autumn. Little Smoke is from the team behind Smokehouse, The Pig and Butcher, and The Princess of Shoreditch. And it's ALL about meat - in particular native and rare breed meat. It's taking over the Bad Oeuf site in Citypoint.

    The idea is that all the meat for the restaurant will be sourced from small independent farmers before being butchered on-site at sister restaurant

  • Pitt Cue's Tom Adams and April Bloomfield are opening a farm and guesthouse in Cornwall

    coombesheadA Hot Dinners exclusive - updated 8/6/16 with opening date

    Thanks to an eagle-eyed Hot Dinners reader, our attention was brought to one of the biggest restaurant news stories of recent times. Turns out that Pitt Cue's Tom Adams and top NYC chef April Bloomfield have gone into the farming and guest house business together.

    This dynamic duo are appearing together at

  • Walter and Monty charcoal grilled street food goes permanent in the City

    Walter and Monty charcoal grilled street food goes permanent in the City

    The latest street food to grow roots is Walter and Monty - best known for popping up at Night Tales and more markets across London. Billed as "street food with Michelin expertise", it's from founder Alex Kaye (who's looking after the menu) and with Head Chef Nick Ross who has worked with American chefs Daniel Boulud and Scott Conant (Scarpetta).

    As for the food, expect a strong focus on meat and fish

  • Butcher Price Mondays launches at Blacklock


    Here's one to ease the misery of Mondays - launching today in Soho is Blacklock's Butcher Price Mondays.

    As owner Gordon explains, "We’re cooking our big chops - porterhouses, prime ribs and and our big lamb and pork chops which are all usually for two to share but at the price you’d pay if you walked into the butcher and bought the meat yourself. We’ll be rotating through lots of great famers with different breeds, ageing techniques, to create a


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