David Carter from Smokestake and Chris Leach of Petersham Nurseries are opening a modern Italian in the heart of Piccadilly
No more wandering around Mayfair looking for somewhere that won't break the budget to eat at - this Roman-style pasta spot is promising fresh pasta at a less punchy price.
The main restaurant at the Bulgari has been reborn as Sette. That means a brand new look, an Italian menu via New York and much-lauded pasta dishes. We popped down to try it out.
Here in London, they've worked for Kiln and Soho House, but the duo behind this new Italian hail from Naples originally.
First came Gloria, now Big Mamma have brought us Circolo Popolare in Fitzrovia. We popped in for a first look - it's mad as ever, but backed up by great food.
As the original Soho deli marks 75 years in London, Lina Stores prepares to open a new pasta restaurant and deli in King's Cross. Their largest yet, expect some of their best pasta dishes plus a lot of new additions too.
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This new Italian restaurant in Wimbledon has taken over from the old Cau site, promising a modern Italian menu.
The team behind Quality Chop House, Clipstone and Portland turn to Mayfair and Italy for their fourth restaurant, taking over the space at Bonhams.
They've already had a huge success with Gloria in Shoreditch and now the Big Mamma Group are opening their second London restaurant. This time it's Circolo, where the emphasis is on Sicilian in an over-the-top style.
It's all change at the Bulgari hotel in Knightsbridge where Rivea is being replaced by Sette and the whole restaurant and bar is being turned, literally, upside down.
Full-on Italian restaurant in Shoreditch
Providing a blissful bolthole to weary shoppers - Richard Caring's Caprice Holdings hits the spot once more.
Already working together on their hotel, Ben Tish (ex Salt Yard) and the Stafford Hotel are teaming up to create a new restaurant in Fitzrovia called Norma. Expect a Sicilian menu with Moorish influences.
A new Italian cafe on Islington's Essex Road comes from a seasoned restaurateur and promises an all-day menu based on the cafes of Milan.
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