It's Hawksmoor's sixth London restaurant, opening in their tenth year. We head down to Borough Market to see what's new.
What: Arthur Hooper's
In a nutshell: European plates and sharing platters near the Market
Summing it all up: Victoriana meets pan-European sharing plates at Arthur Hooper's, a new restaurant overlooking Borough Market, with a very flash interior.
What: Borough Plates
In a nutshell: Borough Market opens a pop-up, which will only use produce and chefs from the Market.
Summing it all up: For two months, Borough Plates will be popping up in the Market. There’ll be chefs from the Market on rotation, who’ll be cooking with produce exclusively sourced from the Market’s
Bleak, miserable old January is here, with its dark nights and post-Christmas waistlines, and it’s tempting to fall into the self-flagellation camp of diets, jogging and absolutely no comfort food. Or you could just screw it all and have an entire roast lunch in a burger with a roast potato bun on top.
The Roast Burger will provide those who’ve chosen to temporarily forget their New Year’s Resolutions with a Sunday lunch in a
We head down to Borough Market to check out El Pastor, a Mexican taco stop and the latest from the Hart Bros, the family behind Barrafina.
Updated 20/2/17 with booking details
We already know about Hawksmoor's ambitious plans to launch in New York, but before that, there's another new home-grown Hawksmoor appearing in Borough in early 2017.
This location is one that's particularly close to Will Beckett and Huw
They've already done a pretty good job on delivering some of the best Spanish food in London with Barrafina, but now the Hart Brothers have their sights set on Mexican food. They're launching a new taqueria called El Pastór at Borough.
It's something they've had form in before - they're bringing in Crispin Somerville with who Sam Hart owned and ran cult Mexico City nightclub, El Colmillo in
The boys from Islington's Trullo bring fast-paced pasta south of the river
Updated 29/2 with launch details.
Way back in the mists of time, the first restaurant story Hot Dinners ever broke was the opening of Trullo, just off Highbury Corner. Well, it's taken a little time, but we've eventually got round to bringing you another exclusive story from Tim Siadatan and Jordan Frieda, the duo behind Trullo.
5/6 - Updated with soft launch details
An upcoming addition to the Borough Market area is new "meat and tapas bar" Lobos, set up by former Brindisa chef Roberto Castro, who's kicking off the project with some more Brindisa alumni too.
There's a big focus on meat - specifically Iberico pork. So expect to see Secreto Iberico, a "hidden" cut between the shoulder and the
Popping up at Stoney Street, one along from Wright Bros, is the company's newest (but most transitory) opening, Shuck.
All they're serving up are oysters - "naked, dressed or blown" with naked starting at £1.50 a bivalve. On the menu right now are; The Shuck Shuck - with a classic Som Tam dressing, The Moor Shuck - with pomegranate, sumac, chilli and red wine vinegar and a Jalapeno dressed oyster. There's a range of blown oysters, including cheese, pickled ginger
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