• Juliets Quality Food has a new cafe, coming to Clapham

    juliets cafe and bar clapham

    Everyone's favourite Tooting brunch spot Juliets Quality Food is branching out. In an announcement on Instagram, they revealed that they'll be taking over the cafe space at Clapham's Studio Voltaire. The space itself opened last autumn with a residency by the Italian Supper Club but Juliets will be opening there from this summer.

    Called Juliets Cafe & Bar, the courtyard cafe sounds like a great addition for Clapham

  • Finsbury Park's Common Ground cafe dishes up a new evening menu

    common ground finsbury park london evening menu

    Finsbury Park's Common Ground is a bit of a Dishoom, in that there's always a queue outside it. Now the popular North London cafe is capitalising on its popularity with the daytime crowd, by extending its hours and serving up a new evening menu.

    The menu, which launched a few weeks back, saw owner and chef Lucy Jones team up with her friend and consultant chef, Emma Duggan who has worked

  • Caravan are opening a Brewbar at their North London roastery 

    Caravan have expanded to many parts of London, Canary Wharf being the most recent, but now they're adding something new to their main roastery just off Caledonian Road. 

    Until now, the roastery has been just that - roasting and supplying coffee to all their restaurants (and elsewhere)

  • Chaiiwala are coming to Dalston Junction

    chaiiwala opening in dalston

    Last month they opened their 50th store, in Knightsbridge, with fans including Konan and boxer Amir Khan. Now the UK-based South East Indian cafe chain Chaiiwala have set their sights on Dalston.

    The company was founded in Leicester by a family whose great grandfather was indeed a chai wallah in Delhi back in the 1920s. Since then they've been opening places like crazy across the UK and London.

    In addition to

  • New Islington cafe TRAMPOLINE serves up hope to refugees

    trampoline cafe camden passage islington

    If you prefer your morning coffee to come with a side order of goodwill, then a new cafe opening in Angel next week sounds like just the place for you.

    TRAMPOLINE is a new social enterprise cafe by Founder Pranav Chopra on Camden Passage which is all about helping refugees to the UK enter the workforce. How they do that is by working with Groundwork London and Hotel School a hospitality training

  • Bread Ahead pops up at Southwark Cathedral

    bread ahead cafe southwark cathedral

    Promising loaves, if not fishes, the new Bread Ahead Cafe popping up for a six-month residency at Southwark Cathedral is going to be shaking up their food offering. From today, guests heading to the cathedral's cafe for sustenance will have all manner of carby delights to enjoy.

    The bakery's founder, Matthew Jones, said he was "absolutely delighted to be opening up a new space at the Southwark

  • How Matcha! is Marylebone's new coffee and cake shop devoted to the green powder

    how matcha marylebone

    If oh-so-Instagrammable drinks and cakes are your deal, then you'll be wanting to hotfoot it to Marylebone next week where a very photogenic-sounding cafe is opening.

    How Matcha! - the clue is in the name - will be ALL about matcha, whether that's in cake or tea form. The drinks have been created so they're as good hot as they are on ice, which will be handy for days on which the British summer deigns to show

  • Anya Hindmarch launches Anya Café as part of her Pont Street 'village' in Knightsbridge

    Anya Hindmarch is opening Anya Café as part of her Pont Street 'village' in Knightsbridge

    As part of the new Anya Hindmarch The Village in Pont Street, this all-day cafe is serving up food inspired by the designer's sense of humour.

  • Cut The Mustard adds a second cafe in Tooting

    Cut The Mustard adds a second cafe in Tooting

    Independent cafe Cut The Mustard has been a Tooting success story since 2014 and just before we all entered Tier 3, they managed to launch a second cafe. It's also in Tooting - this time a corner space on Franciscan Road. And the good news is they're doing takeaway.

    Part bakery, part cafe, their sourdough is at the heart of the bakery - with porridge, wholewheat and rosemary and polenta options all

  • The Good Plot deli and restaurant on Westbourne Grove is Mandy Lieu's Notting Hill ethical project

    the good plot notting hill

    Model Mandy Lieu is behind the transformation of this Westbourne Grove spot into an all-day restaurant and deli aiming to connect Londoners with where their food comes from.

  • Hackney's Towpath Cafe is reopening for the winter

    towpath cafe reopens for the winter

    We really are in unusual times. One of the things that regulars of Hackney's oh-so-popular Towpath Cafe know is that it's an ephemeral, seasonal kinda place - opening with the onset of summer and closing as Autumn arrives. But this weekend, owners Lori De Mori and Laura Jackson revealed that, along with most of London's hospitality world, they'd also be reopening.

    In a post on Instagram, they said:

  • The Conticini Café at Camden's Buck Street Market sees top pastry chef Philippe Conticini settle in North London

    Philippe Conticini cafe opens in Camden's Buck Street Market

    Top French pastry chef Philippe Conticini must really like Camden. He's chosen that part of town to open his second patisserie there this year. Having opened a Salon de The in the North Yard of Camden Market mere weeks before lockdown, this new 40-seater Conticini Café at the Buck Street Market will be a more casual affair. You'll be able to buy his pastries, but there'll also be an on-site boulangerie, freshly baked

  • Hackney's Towpath Cafe has reopened - with dinner service planned and a new book on the way

    towpath cafe hackney is open

    One of London's best loved cafes reopens for business today. The announcement that Hackney's Towpath Cafe would reopen will surely be met with joy by its legions of fans. In a post on their website, owners Lori De Mori and Laura Jackson said that from this morning they'd be open Thursday through to Sunday.

    In addition to their gorgeous breakfasts and lunch dishes, they'll be doing a dinner service on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. "One

  • EL&N Cafes have just opened a new grab and go cafe in St Pancras. And yes, it's VERY pink.

    elan cafe opens in st pancras station

    St Pancras commuters have never had it so... pink. London's newest EL&N cafe, the oh-so-Instagrammable enterprise, opened this week at the station.

    This one's a little different to the rest of their cafes, being the group's first self-serve one. You'll be able to get your pink coffee and slice of pink cake to-go, just before you jump on your train (which is handy, because train food trolleys are not in operation at the

  • Caravan open a cafe at The Savoy hotel on the Strand

    caravan cafe opens at the savoy on the strand

    Caravan coffee are starting 2020 strong with a big new tie-in with The Savoy. Not only will they be supplying their coffee throughout the five star hotel, but they've also taken over the hotel's Melba coffee store on The Strand.

    The new coffee shop, which opened today, can be found on the corner of Savoy Court and The Strand and will be open from very early in the morning for anyone dashing to work and needing a caffeine fix.


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