Fitzrovia has a new Eastern-Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in the shape of Ampeli - and it has a pretty decent Greek wine list too. We head over to try it out.
Mortimer House has been getting some interesting chefs in for residencies and that looks set to continue as ex-Masterchef Professional Luciana Berry (she reached the semi-final in 2014) takes over in February.
Berry was brought up in Salvador before moving to London to set up a catering business that specialised in Brazilian food. Taking over the fifth floor for a month, she'll be serving a
Film director Guy Ritchie's pub empire is expanding. This Fitzrovia pub serves his beer in the pub downstairs and features an upstairs dining room where venison from his Wiltshire estate is on the menu.
Having announced plans to close Kyseri, Selin Kiazim and Laura Christie have revealed that their new space will be open from breakfast onwards and will focus on Selin's bread and pastry making skills.
Fitzrovia’s Charlotte Street may have lost the second outlet of Peruvian restaurant Señor Ceviche but will gain a Greek newcomer in its place. Ampéli is a new Eastern Mediterranean inspired restaurant with a strong focus on Greek wines.
After success in Covent Garden, a new Old Chang Kee is opening up in Fitzrovia. It's bigger than the original and all the much-loved curry puffs will be there.
Typical, you wait all year for a Hello Kitty popup and then two come along at once. In addition to the one over at Westfield London at Japan Centre Ichiba, Tombo Japanese Café and Matcha Bar in Fitzrovia, has just launched a four-month Sanrio pop-up experience featuring Hello Kitty and friends. Both are
The Gaucho group is back from administration woes with a new CEO and a new concept, starting with a reinvention of its Charlotte Street site.
You wait for ages for a Le Bun burger pop-up and then two come along at once! Mere days after announcing their pop-up in the City (with special mash-ups), Le Bun are also going to be popping up in The Smuggler's Tavern in Fitzrovia.
They'll have their usual
Ben Tish has come to Fitzrovia with Norma, a Sicilian/Moorish restaurant that's been garnering a lot of praise. We head down to check it out for ourselves.
Mortimer House already had a series of impressive takeovers on their fifth floor - and the latest has been announced. This time it's the turn of Zoe Adjonyoh, who will be bringing Zoe's Ghana Kitchen to the fifth floor in Fitzrovia. If you've been to any of her previous residencies or pop-ups, you can expect the same inspired African food at Mortimer House - and here's a taste of what's on
If raw food bowls are your thing, but you're after something a bit punchier - then this new South American and Latin American inspired grab and go joint will be right up your street.
Sad news over the weekend as the team behind Picture announced that they'll be closing both their restaurants, on Portland Street and in Marylebone, from next month.
After six years, they've made the difficult decision to close up both businesses on 5 October. For "many boring reasons" they've found it hard to keep going and "we are making this decision....whilst we are in a solid position to close the restaurants properly without leaving
If you missed the last time MasterChef finalist Dr Nawamin Pinpathomrat popped up in London with Crab Anatomy - then another chance is on the way. The crab-centric pop-up is back for another month, this time coming to Fitzrovia.
They're taking over the space that used to be Suda and yes, there will be an awful lot of Cornish crab on the menu. Here's what you can expect:
The Brooklyn chicken and waffles group backed by rapper Nas is heading for London with their new American comfort food.
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