Residency

  • Test Driving Le Bun - French burgers with aplomb off Leicester SquareThe French burger and bun specialists Le Bun have found a new spot to take over. We went to Leicester House to check them out...

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  • bib chef

    Bag-in-box wine taproom BIB is coming back to East London for a six month residency, following its popular pop up in November. And this time they're teaming up with chef Harry Kaufman, adding some small plates to the menu.

    Founder Kirsty Tinkler has sourced a range of natural wines available by the glass and carafe. "BIB is about young fresh drinking wines," says Kirsty,

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  • smokytails

    You may have caught DJ/'cue obsessive Seth Troxler's BBQ popup Smokey Tails when it last turned up in Hackney Wick or Haggerston. But now Troxler's restaurant is settling down with its first permanent residence, at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen.

    The new 64 cover Smokey Tails restaurant will be open from lunch onwards (and brunch at the

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  • originsof

    There's a new Middle Eastern-inspired pop up hitting Spitalfields next month. Origins Of is a partnership between longtime friends Abdulla Amin and Hugo Toland (the consultant behind Street Feast). Even the menu's been worked on for three years, starting when Abdulla was living and working in Kazakhstan.

    On the menu you'll find spice infused fried chicken, buttermilk soaked cauliflower florets and their own take on falafel, served on charred flat breads, as a

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  • Pizza Pilgrims and Forza win reunite for a month-long Peckham residency

    Back at the very beginning of Forza Win, it was the team up between Forza and Pizza Pilgrims which kicked everything off on a Shoreditch rooftop. Now they're teaming up again (as Forza Win get ready to open another restaurant) with a two month residency in Peckham. On the menu

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  • lobsterblt

    We've been hearing nice things about popular street food CLAW, so hearing that it's coming indoors for the winter with a residency in the City is good news. They'll be starting a one month weekend brunch residency at Fish Market (just opposite Liverpool St Station) serving up all that lovely seafood they've built their reputation on. Dishes you can expect include Crab Burger with handpicked Devonshire crab, samphire and claw sauce and a Lobster BLT made with

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  • STAKEhaus steak & chips takes over the Duke's Head in Highgate for December

    Another street vendor is heading inside for December as STAKEhaus lands a month long residency at The Duke's Head. Best known for their steak and chips, they're taking the opportunity to add a festive flavour to their menu, including:

    • Pork, sage and chestnut stuffing balls with apple sauce - £5
    • Festive pigs in blankets - £3.80
    • The main event - 8oz Angus bavette steak
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  • Pestle comes to Islington for a residency at Sacred

    Their last pop-up was a hit and a permanent restaurant is planned, but if you want to check out hot newcomer Pestle asap, then there's a new opportunity on the horizon. They're settling down at Sacred cafe in the evening for a couple of months with a new residency.

    Pestle comes from Seb Holmes and

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  • Squid Kitchen comes to the King & Co for a month long residency

    We're always partial to a bit of squid, so the latest residency to come to the King & Co in Clapham for September. Squid Kitchen will be bringing a number of dishes they've perfected as street food traders who specialise in Madrid-style food including, of course squid cones - and the menu includes:

    • Squid Kitchen Cones with Vampire Killer aioli
    • Bocadillo de Calamares (sourdough rolls
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  • Ex Hedone chef Lee Skeet sets up residency at Hackney Empire

    Now this looks like an interesting residency - on for four weeks only. Lee Skeet was head chef at Hedone and has also worked with Marcus Wareing and Tom Aikens before that. It's his second residency since popping up at Carousel and this one will be all about fish. The menu will change depending on the day's catch, but the draft one does look pretty good indeed:

    • Baked oyster, bone marrow and
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