Adam Simmonds is to open a 12-month popup in London, The Japan Centre is to open a new flagship site on Panton Street, by Leicester Square in September and Señor Ceviche is to open a second restaurant in the former Barnyard site in Fitzrovia. In other news, Ahi Poke is to launch a second London site in the NOVA development, Prawn on the Lawn is to move to Islington and Ladies of Restaurants, the London-based collective of women in hospitality will host an event on 15 May.
A new West African restaurant Ikoyi is to open in London this Summer, Neo Bistro is to open in London and D&D have launched plans to open in New York. Orange Brands Management, the owners of SUSHISAMBA will open in Amsterdam this summer. In other news, The Clifton in St John’s Wood is to reopen next month and MEATliquor is to open its eleventh site on Queensway.
Next month Japanese restaurant Dinings is to open a second London restaurant and the husband and wife team behind Gunpowder will open Madame D's on Commercial Street. The team behind Rosa's Thai Cafe have opened Saiphin’s Thai Kitchen in London Fields. In other news, The Sydell Group have announced they will launch a NoMad hotel in London and National Waiters’ Day will take place on 16th May to promote front of house roles and hospitality careers.
Marcus Samuelsson is to open an outpost of his Harlem restaurant at The Curtain Hotel in May, José Pizarro is to launch a new restaurant at Street Feast next month and Tom Simmons is to open his first restaurant in London this June. In other news, Dishoom is to open in Bakers Arcade on High Street Kensington, Ryan Chetiyawardana is to launch a new bar in London and the chef and restaurant lineup for this year’s Wilderness Festival has been announced.
Yolk is to open its first semi-permanent site in London next month, the duo behind Dandy Café are to open their first permanent restaurant in London and the team behind Chewton Glen and Cliveden have taken over the management of 11 Cadogan Gardens Hotel, Chelsea. In other news, the owners of Kanada-ya are to launch Machiya on Panton Street, Haymarket. Trawler Trash, a new seafood restaurant is to open in Islington and Mercer & Co, a new salt beef bar is also to open in Islington.
GBR to open at DUKES hotel in St.James, Scott Ward has launched Treves & Hyde on Leman Street and The Cooking Collective is to open Lupins in Flat Iron Square, London Bridge. In other news, Notes is to open two further sites in London and The Ivy Collection is to open its eighth restaurant in the City this Summer.
Xavier Rousset is to open Comptoir Café & Wine behind Bond Street station. Razak Helalat will open an outpost of The Coal Shed in London, The Ugly Dumplings is to open its first bricks and mortar site, new restaurant Sparrow is to open in Lewisham and Matt Whiley is to open Scout in Shoreditch next month. In other news, Pidgin in Hackney is to move to a 5 day service next month.
Coya is to open a second restaurant in London. Stoke House is to open a new restaurant this spring in Victoria’s Nova, Foxlow is to open a new restaurant in Soho this May and Honi Poké has now opened in Soho, located on Dean Street. In other news, Food Store a new café, deli and juice bar has opened in central London and Patty & Bun is to open in West London.
The London Evening Standard is to launch a new annual food festival, taking place in June this year. Dabbous is to close their Fitzrovia restaurant to make way for a new restaurant in late 2017/2018, Duck & Waffle are to open in St James’s Market and owners of Frescobaldi and Yosma are to open a third site in London. In other news Tamarind Collection are to launch a new restaurant in Soho this spring and Fanny’s Kebabs will be at The Sun & 13 Cantons throughout March.
Tratra is to open at Boundary in Shoreditch whilst Simpson’s-in-the-Strand is to close for restoration in April. Andi Oliver has announced she is to open her first restaurant in Stoke Newington next month, LASSCO’s bar & dining has opened on Maltby Street and Le bun, the French American diner are now operating from Ely’s Yard at The Old Truman Brewery. In other news JKS Restaurants has announced they are to open a third Motu Indian Kitchen.
Blacklock is to open its second site in the city whilst Darjeeling Express is to open its first venture in London. Bill Granger announces he is to open his fourth London restaurant this year, Wright Brothers are to open their fifth site in London and il Pampero is to open in Belgravia. In other news, PISQU a new Peruvian restaurant has opened in Fitzrovia and Dirty Bones is to open its fourth site this Spring.
Jules, a new independent brasserie has opened in Putney while Allegra McEvedy has taken over ownership of Albertine in Shepherd’s Bush. In other news The Hospital Club is to open in Los Angeles next year, Pilgrm a new café and bar is to open in Paddington this summer, Pizza Pilgrims are to open three new venues and Lokhandwala a new Indian tapas restaurant has opened in Fitzrovia.
The founders of BAO are to open XU, a new Taiwanese restaurant and bar in Soho this spring while the owners of Primeur are to open their second London restaurant this April. In other news, Chef and restaurateur Adam Handling is to open his second restaurant in Covent Garden, a new community-focused café is to open in Earl’s Court, Fucina in Marylebone is to open an organic delicatessen and bakery in Paddington and The Artesian bar at The Langham has announced a new team and cocktail menu.
Luca Longobardi and Chris Denney have joined forces to open 108 Garage in Notting Hill while the owners of recently opened Jamavar in Mayfair are to open a new restaurant on Maddox Street. In other news, Charmaine Abomnes will open Bon Vivant in Bloomsbury next month, Borough Market is to launch its own pop-up restaurant, Grind is to open a new site in South London and owners of som saa are to launch ‘som saa lates’ at their restaurant.