• The Chelsea Pig will be furniture designer Timothy Oulton's first pub

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    Updated 14/10/21 with opening date

    He has stores worldwide from Miami to Moscow, but now interior designer Timothy Oulton has returned back to the UK to open his first pub.

    The Chelsea Pig is a bit of an SW3 landmark, having been around since the 1890s. Now for the 2020s it's getting a new lease of life. Obviously, design is to the fore with a moonstone bar, vintage furniture from Timothy's own collection and

  • Le Petit Beefbar hits Chelsea

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    The latest global restaurant chain to arrive in London is Beefbar. The meaty menu restaurant first opened in Monaco and since then has grown with branches in Saint-Tropez, Milan, Mykonos and Sao Paolo - which might give you an indication of what to expect. Here in London they've landed on Chelsea for their first UK opening, which is a bit of a diffusion line for the group as it's called Le Petit Beefbar.

    As owner

  • Beaverbrook Town House opens on Sloane Street with a sushi restaurant and Art Deco bar

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    Sloane Street now has a new boutique hotel worth checking out. Beaverbrook Town House is the London outpost of the luxury Surrey hotel with 15 suites overlooking Cadogan Gardens.

    The hotel's Fuji Grill and Omakase Sushi Bar is going to be serving up sushi, sashimi and nigiri alongside dishes like ‘Charcoal’ Wagyu with Juniper Miso. You can also opt to let Head Chef Alex Del (ex-Roka) decide what to cook if you

  • Ivy Asia Chelsea apologises for "totally inappropriate" promo video

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    Tone-deaf, culturally inappropriate and plain insulting - those are just some of reactions to a piece of promotion put out over the weekend by Richard Caring's new Ivy Asia Chelsea restaurant.

    The video, which has since been taken down, was viewed thousands of times on Instagram. You can still see the original on cookbook author ...

  • The Cadogan Arms Chelsea relaunch has Kitchen Table's James Knappett behind the food

    The Cadogan Arms relaunch sees Kitchen Table's James Knappett behind the food

    22/7/21 - updated with pics and opening dates

    We'd been hearing for quite some time that Kitchen Table's James Knappett was getting involved with a pub, and then it was confirmed as a Chelsea classic - The Cadogan Arms.

    The pub had been closed for renovation since back in 2019 and is getting ready to unveil its new look. It's all a collaboration

  • The next Ivy in Chelsea is a new Ivy Asia

    The next Ivy in Chelsea is a new Ivy Asia

    One of the most successful Ivy spin-offs, the Ivy Asia, is opening a second restaurant in London after the wildly successful St Paul's outpost. And yes, this restaurant on the King's Road will indeed have the very Insta-famous onyx floor.

  • Colbert and The Botanist take over Sloane Square with alfresco crepes and pizza

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    Over in Chelsea, Sloane Square has been taken over by not one but two neighbouring restaurants, keen to make the most of the alfresco space.

    First up there's Colbert which has brought back its Petanque in the Square pop up for the summer. They'll be serving drinks and crepes - starting with a partnership with Lillet and following that up with a Tanqueray pop up  later in the summer.

    We popped down the other

  • 28-50's next wine bar will be in Chelsea

    28-50's latest wine bar will be in Chelsea

    The next wine bar from 28-50 (the third in the group) will be on the King's Road. Expect European food alongside a strong selection of European wines - many of them available by the glass. 

  • Knoops hot chocolate is heading to the King's Road

    Knoops hot chocolate is heading to the King's Road

    They've only recently expanded to Kensington, but hot/cold chocolate shop Knoops are consolidating that base with an opening planned for Chelsea. 

    If you're unfamiliar with them - here's what they do. You can choose either hot chocolate, mocha or milkshake and then the type of chocolate that's just right for you. The chocolate ranges from white chocolate or 34% milk chocolate flakes right

  • HUŎ in Chelsea is a new restaurant from the ULI Notting Hill team

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    The ULI team take their brand of Southeast Asian food to Chelsea

  • Lawrence Gomez brings his PAPA L's Kitchen West African pop-up to Chelsea


    Chef Lawrence Gomez is bringing back his pop-up tasting menu, PAPA L's Kitchen, this time popping up in Chelsea for five weekends. He's taken over The Gojk Restaurant and Lounge, where the aim is to "take modern British food and the classical dining experience and infuse them with high quality, fresh West African flavours". 

  • Jolie is bringing French sharing plates and bottomless fondue to Chelsea

    Jolie is bringing French sharing plates and bottomless fondue to Chelsea  

    The people behind the Breaking Bad bar, ABQ, are getting ready to unveil their next restaurant. Called Jolie, it's in Chelsea Funhouse, on the same site as their pre-lockdown restaurant Journey and this time it's all about France.

    Described as "a hybrid between a restaurant and a cocktail lounge" they're taking classic French dishes and creating sharing plates with some extra Europe-wide

  • Stanley's restaurant opens in Chelsea with a huge courtyard area

    Stanley's restaurant opens in Chelsea with a huge courtyard

    New to Chelsea, Stanley's features a menu with an emphasis on British produce and has the ace-in-its-sleeve of a big outside courtyard for alfresco drinking and dining.

  • Kaké by Chisou brings both high-end delivery & a dine-in omakase feast to Chelsea

    kake by chisou delivering luxury donburi bowls in london

    13/7/20 - updated with info on the dine-in offereing

    With delivery becoming bigger than ever, it's not at all surprising that some London restaurants have started catering to the luxury end of the market. Enter Kaké by Chisou - a new high-end option for the Chelsea set.

    As a spin-off from Chisou's sushi restaurant, it started as a delivery-only option before getting ready to launch as an

  • Anna Haugh launches Anna's Bistro for delivery (and Myrtle is coming back too)

    Anna Haugh launches Anna's Bistro for delivery (and Myrtle is coming back too) 

    Anna Haugh will be reopening the Irish-influenced Myrtle restaurant in Chelsea (read our recent Test Drive here) but that's not all she's planning. She's also launching Anna's Bistro, a new takeaway, delivery and picnic service inspired by her time spent in Paris

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