When Wander in Stoke Newington closed at the beginning of the lockdown, there was some worry that it wouldn't return. But now it's back in its new delivery-only guise, with two new meal kits that look well worth your time.
The first is the Wander Banquet. That's five dishes of the kind previously served in Wander, with just a little finishing at home. To give you an idea, this week's meal
In what's rapidly becoming the new normal, Londoners, unable to go to bars or restaurants, are switching their social lives to London's parks along with picnics and booze. So you've got to hand it to Highbury's Top Cuvee who have not only spotted the trend but hopped on board.
The restaurant, which had already done a stellar job of moving to delivery with their Shop Cuvee offering, yesterday started delivering wine and cocktails by bike to two
Next up on the comeback trail is Newington Green's Jolene (sister restaurant to Primeur and Westerns Laundry). The restaurant is opening in phases starting from Wednesday 20 May, kicking off with "breads, pastries, soups, pastas, savoury pastries, wine" and more added as they get into things. So if you're in the area and have been missing their lovely bread - this will be very pleasing news to
Originally set up as a supperclub by owner Camille Tardieu, with southern European food inspired by her Sicilian and Provencal grandmothers, Ceres has been a popular Stoke Newington restaurant ever since its opening in late 2018. But if you've been missing them since they closed at the beginning of the lockdown - then you'll be very pleased to hear that they're on the way
Just pre-lockdown, we wrote about new pub The Clarence, which saw a Stoke Newington institution taken over by the people behind the much-loved Anchor and Hope. Alas, then came the lockdown and they managed only five days trading before
The people behind the Anchor and Hope are taking over classic Stoke Newington pub, The Clarence Tavern. Food will be as important as the booze and they're bringing an ex Great Queen Street chef to head up the kitchen.
Almost four years after opening its doors in Stoke Newington, British-Italian restaurant Wolf has brought in a whole new (and very interesting) team.
The neighbourhood spot, which was opened by cousins Antony Difrancesco and Onofrio Dicarlo in 2016, now has Head Chef Rory Buchanan (ex-Calcot Manor) in the kitchen.
Add to that, the arrival of wine man Zeren Wilson and you have a hot new combo of talent whose first menu launches
Wines and modern European food in Stoke Newington
Moio restaurant on Stoke Newington High Street is a collaboration between a chef and sommelier who most recently worked together at Portland restaurant as chef and sommelier. Expect a modern European menu with a big focus on matching wines with it.
They already have two very successful restaurants, but Jolene, the new bakery-restaurant from the team behind Primeur and Westerns Laundry, shows the team are getting even better at what
Inspired by her Sicilian and Provencal grandmothers the chef behind this Newington Green restaurant has used Kickstarter to move from pop up to permanent
Let's hope it's third time lucky for the team behind Westerns Laundry and Primeur as they take on the old Dandy site on Newington Green turning it into a rare grain bakery and restaurant.
Expect a British/Italian small plates menu from this new vegetarian and vegan restaurant opening up on Stoke Newington High Street
Borough Market's Swiss cheese specialists Jumi are opening their first permanent store in Stoke Newington with plans afoot to hold raclette evenings and cheese school.
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