This week, leaving it right up to the last minute, one of the year's biggest openings happened. After much anticipation, Din Tai Fung opened in Covent Garden. Here's how it went...
If you're as partial to a bit of Baileys as we are come Christmas then you'll probably be pretty merry to hear that their Christmas pop up Treat Bar is coming back.
They popped up last year serving up boozy hot chocolate, cocktails and other treats and they're back again. So you can order up one of their specials - like Made in Chelsea folk or The Marshmallowist Oonagh Simm's limited edition Baileys marshmallows served over the classic on ice or salted
Over the years, KERB, after starting at King's Cross, have gone on to conquer all parts of London with their lunchtime street food markets (and some great evening events). And now they've finally decided to go indoors for their next venture, a covered market at Seven Dials.
They're taking over the 19th century Thomas Neal’s Warehouse in Seven Dials - which was apparently a former banana storage
Miami restaurateur Alex Zibi brings his ‘gastro-fast’ concept to London with a menu featuring bao, lobster rolls and more.
It's not too early to talk about Christmas is it? Probably not when it comes to the announcement that the Christmas-themed Miracle cocktail bar pop-up is making its way from The US to London to bring all the kitschy Christmas cheer.
It's become something of a phenomenon in the States, popping up in dozens of cities (a total of 51 last year and 70 planned this year). Essentially,
After many years of success at the top of the Heron Tower, Sushisamba is opening a second restaurant in London. This time taking up prime estate in Covent Garden's Piazza. Expect a mix of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian food.
Ex Noma and Greenhouse chef Leonardo Pereira is opening his own restaurant in Covent Garden where he'll be exploring his take on Iranian cuisine (and cocktails).
This is the third Redemption Bar to hit London, which focuses on healthy eating, including lots of vegan and gluten-free options. And there's an alcohol-free cocktail bar on top of that.
Less BSDM and more coronary in a cup - this new dessert bar on Covent Garden's Drury Lane deconstructs cheesecake and turns it into a variety of chilled and frozen soft serve delights.
Updated 19/9/18 with reopening date
Covent Garden restaurant The Oystermen must be doing something right. They've just announced that they've done a bit of a land grab, extending into the next door property to double the size of their seafood bar and kitchen.
With all that new space they're going to have room for a brand-new all-day oyster and raw bar especially for walk-in visitors - super news for anyone, like us, who
France's oldest tea emporium has been operating in Paris since 1854. Now legendary tea company Mariage Frères is coming to London. They'll be offering up five storeys of tea-based wonder in Covent Garden.
The people behind Pac Man dumplings are coming to London. Expect a modern take on Chinese dim sum with a few NYC influences too.
Featuring a hidden away chef's table for 10, the new restaurant from the team behind Le Bab promises to be quite the experience
Everyone's favourite custard doughnut purveyor is setting up a permanent shop in Covent Garden, taking over the old Native site in Neal's Yard.
Bancone is the latest fresh pasta bar to hit London, this time with a Giorgio Locatelli alumnus. We head along for a look.
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