Posts Categorized: New Openings

Ora – Heinz Beck comes to Browns Hotel

Heinz Beck

The man behind 3-Michelin-starred La Pergola in Rome, Heinz Beck has brought a festive Italian pop-up to Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair. Ora by Heinz Beck is a 6-week takeover which includes signature dishes from La Pergola.
Heinz Beck
Famed for his blend of modern and classic cooking, Heinz will be crafting a 6-course tasting menu of signature creations. Read more…

London’s 10 Most Exciting New Openings For December

Shackfuyu - French toast

Even the onset of Christmas won’t get in the way of London’s ever-expanding restaurant scene, with a host of new openings offering some respite from the turkey takeover. Think December feasting is just mince pies and sprouts? Think again.
M Restaurants
Following the success of M Restaurants in the City, the winning formula arrives in Victoria on 5th December. Read more…

What’s On: Rooftop Afternoon Tea, Foodie Wimbledon Screenings & a Riverside Pop-up

Carom at Butlers Wharf Chop House Bar

With the sun making its annual cameo in the capital and Wimbledon whipping up the usual fervour, it’s all about eating outside and soaking up the action this week. Make hay while the sun shines and all that. Combine your sun seeking with Wimbledon watching at a rooftop restaurant, or take the quintessential English vibe one step further with afternoon tea on a sunny terrace in Mayfair. Read more…

What’s On: Downton Abbey-Style Breakfast at Criterion, Honest Burgers Private Room, & Pizza Bus Pop-Up

What links Downton Abbey, a bus, and an office block in Haggerston? Probably not a lot to be honest, but they do all appear in this week’s pick of London food must-tries. Start your day with a lavish breakfast deal, hop on a bus-come-restaurant for some pizza, and finish with some laid-back Thai dining in Shoreditch. Read more…

What’s On: A Ducasse revamp, the ultimate festive sarnie, and an alternative Christmas wonderland

December has arrived, so we’re officially allowed to mention Christmas. However, after hearing one too many Noddy Holder impressions, we decided that there must be some quirkier festivities to be had. So we bring you proof that even East London’s cool kids can get into the festive spirit, and a Christmas sarnie to end all Christmas sarnies. Read more…

What’s On: Indulgent Afternoon Tea, a Sublime Italian , and a New Simon Rimmer Restaurant

With Thanksgiving drawing ever nearer, this week’s guide to what’s hot, what’s new, and what’s just downright delicious, is fittingly trans-Atlantic.  Although many of us Brits may not really understand what Thanksgiving entails, it’s the perfect excuse to sample some hearty fare from across the pond. Read more…

Scrubbing up Grand on The Strand: Prohibition-Style Cocktails at The Strand Dining Rooms

London Cosmopolitan
Open only a matter of weeks, this sultry newcomer is already a resounding hit with a trend-hungry crowd desperate for a decent hangout within the vicinity of this central postcode. An air of Prohibiton-style glamour pervades The Strand Dining Rooms, with shades of a Speakeasy-bar-vibe in the same ilk as hip drinking dens like Hawksmoor or the Nightjar. Read more…

What’s On: Gordon Ramsay’s Union Street Café , Dining in Parliament, and Lyle’s in Shoreditch

This week’s gastronomic guide is a feast of new openings and dining firsts, which sees us rub shoulders with celebrity chefs, get down with the cool kids at hipster hangouts, and hobnob with the political elite in The House of Commons.
Dining doesn’t come with much more hype than when culinary powerhouse Gordon Ramsay steps into the ring. Read more…