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Recently Opened Restaurants In London

Recently Opened Restaurants In London

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You’re fantastic.

And while that’s great and all, we couldn’t help but notice that with all the effort that takes, you’re left with very little time to stay completely on top of London’s latest openings.

Which is why we’ve taken the time to assemble this list of only the very best recently opened restaurants in London, so you can continue crushing it. Whatever it is.

You’re welcome.

Want to know what’s coming up? Well, luckily there’s a guide to London restaurants opening soon, too.


Inko Nito | Soho

Inko Nito Japanese Restaurant in Soho

Yes. We know. You’re sick and tired of conventional robatayaki cuisine in London. So thankfully, the founder of lauded institutions Roka and Zuma has stepped up to the plate, and brought his newly opened, distinctly unconventional robatayaki restaurant from LA to Soho… READ MORE
Opened: 14th May

temper | Covent Garden

temper Covent Garden - Patricia Niven

Neil Rankin’s unleashing his temper yet again, after the runaway successes of his Soho and City branches. This time, he’s serving up deep pan and thin crust pizzas with unusual toppings, cured meats, ragus and vermouth cocktails… READ MORE
Opened: 14th May

Andina Picanteria | Notting Hill 

Martin Morales must be really bringing in the dough.

Because he’s opened a bakery and a new restaurant at the same time. Andina Picanteria is on Notting Hill’s Westbourne Grove, with Andina Panaderia (the bakery) sitting right next to it. READ MORE
Opened: May 15th

Market Hall Fulham | Fulham

Now open in a decidedly less cartoonish form than the above would suggest, Market Hall Fulham is the first in a trio of top-shelf food halls to open in London. The Fulham incarnation has made its home in a formerly empty Edwardian tube ticket hall, and boasts 10 kitchens and a bar, including a new project from Farang’s Seb Holmes… READ MORE
Opened: May 8th

Lina Stores – Greek Street | Soho

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A legendary Soho deli has opened a restaurant.

And in all likelihood, people will Lina up around the block for it.

Because literally 75 years after opening up their Italian food shop & deli on Brewer Street, the people behind Lina Stores have decided to start phase 2 of their operation: open a pasta restaurant a couple of streets over. READ MORE
Opened: 4th May

The Little Blue Door | Fulham

They say when God closes a Little Yellow Door, he opens a Little Blue one. And they’re right. After the immensely successful Nitting Hill popup The Little Yellow Door shuttered, the proprieters have launched their own permanent site in Fulham… READ MORE
Opened: 2nd May

Stem | Mayfair

Mark Jarvis laid his roots down in Anglo.

So it makes sense that his second restaurant is a Stem.

The space itself is two story affair set in a grand Mayfair townhouse (just a hop a skip and a jump from Oxford Circus), with a small open kitchen area, and pale grey walls lined by regally dark purple banquette seating, which creates an atmosphere of casual sophistication before you even sit down. READ MORE
Opened: 1st May
Soft launch? 25% off food on Sundays until 10 June

Tonica By The Distillery | Exmouth Market

Tonica By The Distillery

After the heady and completely expected success of London’s first gin hotel, The Distillery have brought their juniper expertise to Clerkenwell with a second bar. Named after The Distillery’s first floor bar GinTonica, it has a decidedly Spanish slant, serving souped-up G&Ts alongside elegant tapas dishes… READ MORE
Opened: 25th April
Soft launch? Sign up for 50% off food until May 9th HERE

Cornerstone | Hackney Wick 

Tom Brown’s debut restaurant is called Cornerstone. And it sounds like he’s got the right angle for it.

You see, he’s taking all his experience as head chef at Michelin-starred joint, Outlaw’s at The Capital; a dash of his time in the kitchens at Rick Stein’s; and a love of fresh produce from his Cornish roots to create a restaurant that’s – in the best possible way – a little fishy. READ MORE
Opened: April 24th

Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden | Covent Garden

Working in orchards can be tough. They’ll really teach you to grow a pear. And no other plant proliferator works harder than Petersham Nurseries, the Italian-owned bohemian hideaway dressed up like a secret garden, complete with a café helmed by an ex-Hix Soho head chef. Which is precisely why they’ve opened not one, but two restaurants in their new Covent Garden store… READ MORE
Opened: April 23rd

Wellbourne Brasserie | White City

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Coming to you from two former Dabbous chefs, Wellbourne Brasserie follows on from their Wellbourne restaurants in Bristol and the Pyrenees.

Luckily for us, that wasn’t the peak of their career… READ MORE
Opened: 18th April

Hide | Mayfair

Ironically, it looks like of all the things Hide is doing, hiding isn’t one of them. Ollie Dabbous’s new venture is huge, and he’s placed it slap-bang in the middle of town, opposite Green Park… READ MORE
Opened: 17th April

Tortilleria El Pastor | Bermondsey

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Tacos usually come in twos.

And if a taco place is good enough, it ends up with a partner too. Hence the fact that El Pastor has spawned a sibling; Tortilleria El Pastor. READ MORE
Opened: April 13th

The Prince | Earl’s Court

The Prince Brompton Crossing Earl's Court bar

Gearing up to reopen its doors for the summer, the West London pub renovated by the Pergola team is coming back in full force with a princely two new food traders joining Patty & Bun and The Begging Bowl, plus summer-friendly retractable rooves over their fairylit secret garden… READ MORE
Opened: 12th April

Proud Embankment | Embankment

Proud Embankment Cabaret

Is it a bar? Is it a restaurant? Is it a cabaret theatre housed in a glamorous, double-height space hidden beneath Waterloo Bridge? Congratulations, you win – because it’s all three… READ MORE
Opened: 12th April

Lahpet | Shoreditch

Shoreditch has gotten a new Burmese spot.

And you’re going to Lahpet up.

Building on the success of the London Fields pop up, they’re back with even more delicately flavoured dishes and cocktails… READ MORE
Opened: 10th April

Moonshine Minnie’s | Shoreditch 

Moonshine used to be made underground.

So it’s fitting that Moonshine Minnie’s literally is.

As of the end of March, you’re now able to find it underneath the meat & music temple that is The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch, and the space itself is pretty unusual… READ MORE
Opened: March 29th

Mãos | Shoreditch

Nuno Mendes’ career was launched when he started the Loft Project; a tiny, supperclub-like restaurant set in an East London loft space.

Now, after running some of London’s most celebrated restaurants, he’s finally about to reach a new career peak: a tiny, supperclub-like restaurant set in an East London loft space… READ MORE
Opened: 3rd April

Vijay’s Lounge | Fitzrovia

Vijay's Lounge cocktail

Vijay’s Lounge is based on the love story between a Mumbai gangster and an English noblewoman, who was ultimately jilted and left to ruminate on her lost love in a Fitzrovia mansion.

And like all typical break-ups, it’s resulted in the creation of a Colonial-era speakeasy with dark, moody walls, Lady Charlotte’s personal Indian keepsakes and trinkets, and a slick of aromatic cocktails based on their story… READ MORE
Opened: 28th March

Leroy | Shoreditch 

Michelin Starred London Fields restaurant Ellory has effectively upped sticks, rearranged, and replanted itself nearby in Shoreditch as Leroy. Because – believe it or not – because Shoreditch has cheaper rents that London Fields. So they’re grabbed the opportunity to shake things up with both hands, and completely re-built the menu & concept from the ground up…READ MORE
Opened: 23rd March

Brat | Shoreditch

Former Kitty Fisher’s chef Tomos Parry has brought his Brat to London.

And this is relevant to you, because:

1) It’s the name of his debut restaurant; and

2) It’s delicious.

It’s named in honour of the turbot (“the best fish in the world”), which will receive due attention on the menu of simple, open-fire cooked fare… READ MORE
Opened: 17th March

Sapling | Dalston


They tend to start thinking about branching out the moment they come into existence.

So it comes as no surprise that this new Dalston restaurant has positioned itself as being heavily wine-driven right from the outset. Set in an all-white sleeve space decorated with pale glazed tiles, the centre of the room is dominated by a long double-sided bar for casual seating, with snug two-person booth seating lining the walls around it…READ MORE
Opened: March 15th

Scully | St. James’s

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A great many things have been produced in Ottolenghi’s kitchens.

Braised octopus with harissa and olives; Koji rainbow trout with labneh and macadamia; insanely talented chef Ramael Scully…

You see, soon after arriving in the UK after cooking down under in Sydney, Scully started work in the kitchens at Ottolenghi, going on to become the creative force behind much of the menu as head chef of NOPI when it opened back in 2011. And six years later, he’s brought us his very own solo venture… READ MORE
Opened: 1st March



Want to know what’s coming up? Well, luckily there’s a guide to London restaurants opening soon, too.

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