Posts Categorized: New Openings

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…