If you've ever tried chef Maria Elia's food, then you'll know that her upcoming three week residency at Great Guns Social in Southwark is worth pencilling in the diary.
The globetrotting chef and author (she's launched restaurants in California and done pop-ups in Rwanda) is planning a modern Greek menu for her return to London. Dishes will include:
This wonderful looking dining room on Southwark High Street is serving up Portuguese food and wine with a distinctly London vibe.
Having opened Riding House Cafe and now runnning Blixen Clive Watson is well able to put together a lovely all day space so hopes for this new Tower Bridge hotel restaurant/cafe are high.
It sure is festival season, isn’t it? (And we don’t just mean Boomtown, Wilderness et al.)
We’d only just gotten over WingFest, before starting to gear up for
Hoping to lure Londoners away from Nando's, this Algarvian restaurant will be cooking its chicken on a wood fired grill. Oh and there's also a secret bar worth checking out.
Yen Nguyen is brings her East-meets-West burger chain idea to life, featuring ingredients like shiso, edamame and kimchi on gluten-free buns from Bread Ahead.
Updated 4/6/18 with soft launch details
Last week, we were a little concerned to see Covent Garden restaurant Native announcing that they were closing down due to planning permission being declined.
But the good news is that they already have a new home to go to. Today they've announced they'll be moving into bigger, better premises over at Flat Iron Square. The new space will have twice the capacity of their current spot and there'll also be room for a
South London meets South America at Paladar - a restaurant that brings Londoners a taste of Cuba, Peru and more.
If you've been considering leaving town for Easter weekend, we may have news that'll make you change your mind. Returning for a third instalment is Cheese Town - the food festival (not to be confused with the dire Giant Cheese Board which broke the internet just before Christmas).
Moving from Brixton to Flat Iron Square in Borough the event features a range of street food traders, all serving up something deeply cheesy. So there's:
The former head chef of Brindisa and the founder of Portena in Borough Market have joined forces to open an Argentinean parilla restaurant with all manner of grilled meat on the menu.
After setting down roots in Hong Kong, Duddell's is making the leap to the UK, opening its first overseas restaurant in the palatial St Thomas Church in London Bridge.
Traditionally, deep fried carbs are the mainstay of Irish pub grub. Not so at Mc & Sons, who's Chiang Mai head chef will be cooking up heavily spiced traditional Thai food - perfect to accompany your Guinness.
Under the Union Street arches in October, Bala Baya is expanding to the streets with their new Bala Baya Shook. Yes, it's a Middle Eastern style market where you'll be able to pick up lots of Bala Baya goodies to either eat there or grab to take home.
So for breakfast, expect snacks like Babka Pretzels, Pitta Pie and Poppy Seed Filas, Iced Cinnamon Buns, Chocolate Babka Swirl and Quince & Almond
If you hadn't already read our headline you'd be forgiven for thinking this rather rustic scene was a trattoria somewhere south of Naples. But, no, it's actually the basement bar of Gordon Ramsay's Union Street Cafe in Southwark.
The place has been completely transformed into an olive grove complete with olive trees and vines and it's the fruit of the trees which is key to the experience. The restaurant has teamed up with Martini to make a special olive oil cocktail menu.
Bala Baya is bringing Tel Aviv to London, by way of up-and-coming Southwark - we head down to take a look.
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