• House of Crab pops-up on Mayfair's Grosvenor Street


    Just opened, very much on the QT in Mayfair is House of Crab, a short-term pop-up by James Chase of Chase distillery and Dominic Jacobs - the folk behind The Running Horse pub in Mayfair. This new seafood spot, where Chalet (aka Princess Diana's favourite restaurant) used to be, will be here until the end of January, after which the building it's in faces demolition.

    As the name suggests, the menu focuses on crab, Salcombe crab to be specific which is where

  • Kensington Place adds a pop-up fish & chip shop Notting Gill Chippy

    chippyUpdated 5/9/15 with extended opening details

    Kensington Place has recently had a bit of a refurb and now they're adding something new - a pop up chippy. The food, as befits its location, is certainly more upmarket than most fish and chip shops.

    For instance, on the menu will be:

    • Lobster Thermi-Bun, a savoury doughnut filled with lobster thermidor sauce (pictured). 
    • Bitter & Twisted Scampi - made with whisky-cask-matured Harviestoun
  • Broadgate Circle gets an all-day seafood restaurant with Crab Tavern


    The spate of openings at Broadgate Circle continues with the next restaurant being Crab Tavern. This is being billed as an all-day seafood restaurant and bar with a distinct NYC focus for the menu. It's also the first London restaurant from Russian entrepreneur Igor Krayushkin, whose has been involved with two luxury restaurants and a nightclub in Russia and is also responsible for La Residence restaurant in Dubai.

    Given the name, there's no prizes for

  • Hawksmoor Guildhall gets a bit fishy

    Hawksmoor Guildhall gets a bit fishy

    Ever since opening Air Street, which successfully brought fish to Hawksmoor menus in collaboration with Mitch Tonks, the rest of the Hawksmoors have been showing some fishy influences. The latest is Guildhall in the City which has, apparently at the request of some Guildhall regulars, just added some new fish dishes to that menu.

    So if you head down to Hawksmoor Guildhall, expect these dishes, completely new to the

  • Bouillabaisse seafood restaurant coming to Mayfair from Kurt Zdesar

    Bouillabaisse seafood restaurant coming to Mayfair from Kurt Zdesar

    Bouillabaisse is the next restaurant from Kurt Zdesar, who most recently opened Chotto Matte in Soho - and is best known for opening the first Nobu in London. This time the focus is firmly on seafood and with a particular effort at sustainability. To that end, he's done a bit of travelling visiting day-boat fisherman in Greece, Spain and the UK and is aiming to bring some of their practices to the


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