Fitzrovia

  • Book lunch or dinner at Fitzrovia restaurant Itaku and save 50% off the food bill

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    Try this new Fitzrovia restaurant with its mix of Italian cuisine with Japanese techniques and save 20% on your total bill at lunchtimes.

    Offer: 50% off the food bill Tuesday to Sunday

    Where: 110 Great Portland St, London W1W 6PQ

    When: 26 April to 26 May 2022

  • Test Driving Lisboeta - Nuno Mendes returns to the kitchen with a Portuguese winner

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    Nuno Mendes returns with a Fitzrovia restaurant that's a celebration of Portuguese cuisine. We head to Charlotte Street to try it out. 

  • Test Driving Upstairs at The George - a Michelin-starred take on pub classics

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    A dream pub team - JKS restaurants and chef James Knappett - shows a new food and wine-led future for London pubs in their revamp of this Fitzrovia boozer.

  • Lisboeta is Nuno Mendes' new Lisbon-inspired Charlotte Street restaurant

    Lisboeta is Nuno Mendes' new Lisbon-inspired Charlotte Street restaurant

    25/2/22 - updated with the opening date

    There have been rumblings for some time that top chef Nuno Mendes was fully returning to the London restaurant scene. Since leaving his previous Shoreditch restaurant, Maos, he's been popping up from time to time (like doing brunch at The Scolt Head) but we've been eagerly waiting for a new

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  • Honey & Co is closing on Warren Street after a decade

    Honey & Co is closing on Warren Street after a decade

    Sad news hits today about the imminent closure of what's become a London institution. Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer have announced that they'll be closing their much-loved restaurant Honey & Co in April. Apparently, they were not offered the opportunity to renew their 10-year lease, meaning it's time for them to move on. 

    Speaking about the closure, Itmar said; "Sadly the time

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  • Upstairs at The George sees James Knappett take pub dining to the next level in Fitzrovia

    The George in Fitzrovia is the next JKS & James Knappett pub

    Back in November, we first reported on the second project by dream team JKS (Gymkhana, Hoppers), James Knappett (Kitchen Table) and publican Dominic Jacobs (The Running Horse) - a makeover of The George in Fitzrovia. That followed their successful opening of The Cadogan on the King's Road in Chelsea.

    The Fitzrovia pub opened its ground floor offering before Christmas. That

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  • Itaku is Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini's first London restaurant

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    3/2/22 - updated with launch info

    Celeb restaurateur Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini (who also happens to be Cheryl Cole's ex), is gearing up to open his first London restaurant Itaku. 

    He's talked about opening in London twice before, but this time it looks like it's actually going to happen. He's bringing on chef Ivan Simeoli and also taking over what used to be the chef's previous restaurant, RAW in

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  • Goila Butter Chicken will be Carousel's first long-term residency

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    If your game was really good during lockdown you might have been lucky enough to try a delivery from Goila Butter Chicken. Mumbai-based celebrity chef Saransh Goila has - and these are their words - "single-handedly turned butter chicken into a religion in India". His secret? Apparently it's hiking up the tomato to dairy ratio as well as plenty of smoke. The chicken in question comes from Yorkshire's Herb Fed farm and he

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  • Hot Stone relaunches in Fitzrovia as RAI and it's all about omakase

    Hot Stone relaunches in Fitzrovia as RAI and it's all about omakase

    Mid-pandemic, Hot Stone launched their second restaurant in Fitzrovia - but now it's getting a relaunch as a completely new restaurant called RAI.

    Still led by their Executive Chef Padam Raj, It'll be a full omakase-style tasting menu affair, combining primarily Japanese and British ingredients. Particular attention is being paid to high-grade sourcing from Japan,

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  • Test Driving the new Carousel wine bar - the residency restaurant's permanent Fitzrovia home

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    Residency restaurant Carousel has moved from Marylebone to Fitzrovia and added a brand new wine bar in the process. We went down to check it out.  

  • Ugly Dumpling are opening a second restaurant in Fitzrovia

    Ugly Dumpling are opening a second restaurant in Fitzrovia

    After success in Carnaby, Ugly Dumpling are branching out and opening a new restaurant in Fitzrovia (right next door to Lima). 

    If you're unaware of Ugly Dumpling, they are as you might expect, a dumpling restaurant. Their fillings are a mix of traditional fillings and their own creations. On the former, you'll have fillings like pork belly, aromatic duck and prawn and chive. For their

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  • And they're back! BAO Fitzrovia reopens with an all star cocktail list and new dishes

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    The slow but steady reopening of London restaurants that have been closed since the early days of the first lockdown continues apace, with the return of BAO Fitzrovia this week. For the first time in over eighteen months, BAO's Fitzrovia branch reopens its doors with loads of new dishes and drinks to entice you in.

    You can pretty much rely on BAO to serve up some interesting food and the menu they're relaunching with has some

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  • Peperami are building a walk-in fridge in London (with an ice bar inside)

    Peperami are building a walk-in fridge in London (with an ice bar inside)

    You can tell that things are trying to get back to normal with the amount of crazy pop-ups we're seeing. We've already had the Eggslut cloud and the Only Fools & Horses pub - now there's a "walk-in fridge" from Peperami. 

    Popping up in Fitzrovia, the idea is

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  • Residency restaurant Carousel moves to Fitzrovia, and adds a wine bar

    Residency restaurant Carousel moves to Fitzrovia, and adds a wine bar

    Carousel, the space from brothers Ed and Ollie Templeton that holds rotating chef residencies, is on the move. They're moving on from Marylebone to Fitzrovia, taking on a bigger space in Fitzrovia - three townhouses on Charlotte Street in total - and the bigger space means there will be a lot more to Carousel. 

    They'll still be the place to go to for hot chef residencies

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  • Mowgli are bringing their Indian street food to London

    Mowgli are bringing their Indian street food to London

    They've already opened across the country, after starting in Liverpool, and now Mowgli is getting ready to open in London. 

    Billed as "Indian street food", Mowgli has taken over what used to be the Cote brasserie on Charlotte Street. It's run by former barrister Nisha Katona. 

    There's a huge selection of dishes on offer, including:

    • Gunpowder Chicken - Mowgli’s
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