Soho

  • Soho icon Lina Stores is opening a pasta restaurant on Greek Street

    linastoresThe original deli has been open for over 75 years in Soho, giving them plenty of time to get things right before opening this, their first restaurant

  • Test Driving Claw - crab and a whole lot more in Soho

    chipsClaw have graduated from pop-up to permanent restaurant with their new place in Soho. We head down for a Test Drive to see how they're settling in...

  • Evelyn's Table at the Blue Posts, from the people behind The Palomar, gets ready to open

    Evelyn's Table at the Blue Posts, from the people behind The Palomar, gets ready to open

    Get ready, because the hottest new table in town is about to open for bookings.

    It's from the same people behind The Palomar and The Barbary and is part of their big new Soho pub, The Blue Posts. The main pub and cocktail bar opened late last year and

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  • Rök goes healthy for their new Soho base

    Rök goes healthy for their new Soho base Rök - which literally means ‘smoked’ - are known for their meats and seafood, so we’re very curious to sample their new health-conscious menu for Soho, which is laden with home-pickled treats, plant-focused dishes and something called a drinking vinegar...

  • Darjeeling Express is bringing in meat-free Mondays

    Darjeeling Express is bringing in meat-free Mondays

    As you may remember, we were ever so slightly embarrassed about missing our on Asma Khan's Darjeeling Express last year, despite it getting rave after rave (but look out for a Test Drive soon). 

    And now there's another reason to visit as they're embracing their vegetarian side and introducing a special meat-free menu every Monday (with plenty of vegan dishes on the new menu too). 

    Here's

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  • The Great British Bab Off will see five restaurants competing for the Best London kebab title

    The Great British Bab Off will see five restaurants competing for the Best London kebab title

    A good kebab can be a great thing - but want to know what's better? Enjoying kebabs by five of London's top restaurants going head-to-head over who makes the best one.

    That's the premise behind the Great British Bab Off [or GBBO if you prefer] - a charity event conceived of by Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet, founders of Soho’s gourmet kebab restaurant Le Bab.

    Taking place on

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  • Test Driving The Good Egg in Soho - a Middle Eastern addition to Kingly Court

    aubergineThe Good Egg has set up a second restaurant in Kingly Court - we know their brunch is up to the task but what about dinner? We head along to find out. 

  • Bob Bob Ricard is getting cheaper with an off-peak menu

    Bob Bob Ricard is getting cheaper with an "off peak" menu

    From this week, that legendary "press for Champagne" establishment Bob Bob Ricard is bringing in what they're calling "off peak" pricing. Put simply it means you'll get a cheaper menu as long as you're not travelling - sorry, eating - at peak periods. Here's what that means:

    • Monday all day circa 25% off ("off-peak") 
    • Tuesday lunch 25% off, Dinner circa 15% off
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  • Try top Swedish cocktails at Linje Tio’s pop-up at 100 Wardour Street

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    Top Swedish bar Linje Tio knows a thing or two about making the most of long, dark winters: it’s booze, and lots of it. Now you’ll be able to get a taste of their unique cocktails when the acclaimed bar - which made it to number 44 on The World's 50 Best Bars’ top 50 list last year - temporarily pops up at 100 Wardour Street.

    Cocktails will be full of warming, Scandi flavours perfect for staving off the winter blues, like their Beets By Tjoget​, with

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  • Smoking Goat Soho is closing for Crossrail - but goes out with a bang

    Smoking Goat Soho to closing for Crossrail - but goes out with a bang

    Tragic news for fans of the much-loved Smoking Goat. After three and a half years of churning out top Thai barbecue in Soho, the immensely popular restaurant will close on 14 January, bowing out to allow for Denmark Street's redevelopment.

    The restaurant, which has been called by critics "

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  • Bread Ahead's new Soho cafe has a build-your-own porridge menu and French toast to go

    bread ahead sohoThere’s no stopping Borough Market bakers Bread Ahead, who continue to pop up all over London with their sourdoughs, doughnuts and hot, comforting breakfasts.

  • Kettner’s Townhouse gets a Soho House makeover turning it into a restaurant and boutique hotel

    kettners bedroomNearly 150 years ago, Auguste Kettner opened Kettner’s, which was one of the first restaurants in London to serve French food. Now after a brief lull, it’s reopening with more French food, bath loads of Champagne and looking more gorgeous than ever. Eyes peeled for the stunning 18th century spiral staircase...

  • Koba chef launches two-storey Korean-inspired Mee Market in Soho

    meemarketA new, two-storey Korean food hub arrives in Soho from the chef behind Koba and On the Bab, who'll not only be bringing several signature dishes from her other restaurants, but a retail section for all your home cooking needs, a separate salad bar with Korean poke rice, and a very interesting sounding rice dispenser...

  • Kultured pops up in Soho with fermented cocktails and kimcheese bagels

    Kultured pops up in Soho with fermented cocktails and kimcheese bagels

    For a while there, fermented drinks, food, and just about everything was all the rage. And then there was a brief lull. Perhaps to make way for other, slightly less bacterial trends.

    Now, here comes Kultured to make us fall in love with tangy, probiotic-laden food and drink all over again, with their fancy, townhouse-based pop-up bar in Soho.

    Operating out of Great Windmill Street, they'll be

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  • The Winter House Christmas pop up takes over old Limelight Club

    The Winter House brings touch of Christmas class to Shaftsbury Ave pop-up

    As far as winter pop-ups go this year, this one definitely has to be among the most luxurious we’ve encountered. Nestled in the very grand former premises of the Limelight Club on Shaftesbury Avenue, with Winter House we've been promised lofty balcony banquets, a "sweeping Grand Hall," plus cocktails and dancing in the Crypts.

    Behind The Winter House is events team Bourne &

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