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London Restaurants & Bars Opening Soon

London Restaurants & Bars Opening Soon

London Restaurants Opening Soon

There are some things you can always count on.

Your fingers. Abacuses. And London’s restaurant scene delivering a never-ending stream of hot, new, hype-justifying eateries.

So to help sort the wheat from the chaff, we’ve put together a rather handy calendar of the best (and only the best) new London restaurants opening over the coming weeks…

Main image:Kutir


Want to read about somewhere that’s actually open, like, now? Check out our pick of the best Recent Openings



LINO | Smithfield 

LINO is a new restaurant and bar opening near the Barbican this November.

And ironically, it looks set to be perfect for a night on the tiles.

The place itself is set in a former lino and carpet factory, hidden behind Smithfield Market. The exterior’s still clad with the original glazed tiling and huge factory doors, while the inside has been renovated into a stylish, airy dining room, centrepieced by a polished wood, clover leaf-shaped bar stacked with house infusions and ferments, and independent craft spirits…READ MORE
Opening: 22nd November
Soft launch? Nudge Members are getting an exclusive preview night with 50% off…

Garden Room | Leicester Square

If you’ve been hearing the pitter-patio of tiny feet… it’s because Bourne & Hollingsworth are opening a fourth bar (and restaurant) on the 10th floor of the Assembly Hotel in Leicester Square, called Garden Room. Suitably, it’ll be furnished with rattan seating and cascades of living plants, as well as some unbeatable views over central London… READ MORE
Opening: 23rd November
Soft launch? None yet announced

Kutir | Chelsea

Rohit Ghai went to Gymkahana in 2013.

Apparently, he worked out.

He was their executive chef, and after helping them retain their Michelin Star, he earned one for himself when he took over at Jamavar in Mayfair.

Now, he’s decided the time is right to fly solo, so he’s opening his debut self-run restaurant Kutir in Chelsea this November… READ MORE
Opening: November
Soft launch? A place this fancy might not need one, but we’ll see…

Darling | Dalston

The duo behind the achingly intimate, date-worthy Sager + Wilde wine bar are already the darlings of East London.

But Charlotte Wilde is just about to make sure.

She’s launching her first solo project this Autumn in the form of Darling, a wine bar, kitchen, event space, private dining room and studio housed in a Grade II-listed Dalston building… READ MORE
Opening: Autumn
Soft launch? None yet announced

Din Tai Fung | Covent Garden

Din Tai Fung is about to open its 141st restaurant.

Which might not sound that exciting, until you realise that it’s the first one to come to the UK. Ever.

A hugely popular Taiwanese dim sum spot, it’s been going since 1972 – winning itself Michelin stars and worldwide acclaim in the process (the New York Times reckons it’s up there in the world’s ten best restaurants). And for its London debut, it’ll be arriving in style – commandeering an airy, bi-level space in Covent Garden… READ MORE
Opening: 6th December
Soft launch? None yet announced

Yamagoya Soho | Soho

It all starts, as so many stories do, with a Japanese lorry driver in the year 1969.

His name was (and still is) Masatoshi Ogata, and he had a simple dream: to stop driving lorries, and open his own ramen shop. So he spent three years perfecting his own recipe, getting friends & family to test it (“Another bowl of ramen? Ugh, fiiiiine.”), then built his restaurant with his own hands using scrap wood from a local school… READ MORE
Opening: December 15th
Soft launch? None yet announced

Rok | Soho

rok opening soon

A little news to Rök your world:

The Scandinavian restaurant micro-chain are set to open a brand new site in Soho this summer. Their third spot will come with a new menu that’ll focus on healthier dining options, with a strong emphasis on vegetarian and plant-based dishes. READ MORE
Opening: Winter
Soft launch? None announced

Mercato Metropolitano Mayfair | Mayfair

Mercato Metropolitano Mayfair

Get ready to compare the Mercatos.

Because Mercato Metropolitano are set to follow up their Elephant & Castle debut with a second food market…

inside a church. 

And that’s not all – there’ll also be cookery lessons, a deli, a florist, a restaurant, a brewery, an actual farm, and a rooftop bar… READ MORE
Opening: TBC
Soft launch? None yet announced

Bob Bob Cité The City

recently opened restaurants in London

Bob Bob Ricard may already be named twice, but now it’s literally developing a twin. Its follow-up is called Bob Bob Cité, and you’ll soon find it on the third floor of the giant Cheesegrater Building. And because the owners aren’t entirely stupid, they’re leaving the details that made the first venue so likeable: Press for Champagne buttons will still be there, and all the seating will be in booths. READ MORE.
Opening: 25th March 2019
Soft launch? Not likely


Want to read about somewhere that’s actually open, like, now? Check out our pick of the best Recent Openings.



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