It's all go in Soho: The Good Egg is to open a second branch in Kingly Court, sushi-meets-sandwich concept Inigo will open on Great Windmill street, Dulwich pop-up Oxalis finds a new home at the Sun & 13 Cantons and Aegean restaurant Hovarda will open on Rupert Street in November. In other news, a new branch of The Watch House is to open on Fetter Lane and burger company Cut & Grind is opening its first site inside the student accommodation Urbanest.
Rochelle Canteen takes over the bar, café and restaurant at The Institute of Contemporary Arts, Dan Keeling and Mark Andrew of Noble Rot magazine & restaurant have launched an eponymous wine import company. In other news, Sophie’s steakhouse is to open a second branch in Soho, Kerb celebrates fifth birthday, and Peckham welcomes the opening of Spike + Earl. Congratulations to all the winners of the Young British Foodies awards.
Rowley Leigh is taking over the Parabola restaurant in Kensington's Design Museum, Chelsea favourite Bluebird is to open in Manhattan next spring and the Pergola team is set to transform Hammersmith's Kings Mall food court with Feast Canteen. In other news, St. JOHN will be running the food offering at Bridge Theatre and Galatoire's will be running a three day pop-up at Colony Grill Room. Entries are now open for The Daniel Pontifex Scholarship.
Fabian Clark has secured a permanent site for CLAW on Kingly Street, Bob Bob Ricard is set to open its second site in the Leadenhall building in January with Eric Chavot heading up the kitchen and Villa Mama’s will open in London later this month. In other news, chef Neil Gill will open Gilly’s Fry Bar in early September and Doughnut Time is set to open on Shafesbury Avenue in October. A reminder that nominations open today for the Gold Service Scholarship for young front-of-house professionals.
Layo and Zoë Paskin are to open Jacob the Angel in Covent Garden on Wednesday, Steve Parle has announced an October opening for his latest restaurant Pastaio and new Sweaty Betty flagship store will hold a second Farm Girl branch. In other news, Pickled Fred an Asian-inspired, ferment-friendly restaurant is to open in Shoreditch and Chef Nicholas Balfe is getting ready to reopen Salon after a quick revamp.
Edson and Natalie Diaz-Fuentes have announced that they will open their Mexican restaurant, Santo Remedio in London Bridge. Patricia Michelson is to open a third branch of La Fromagerie on Lamb’s Conduit Street in September and the Michelin Guide is to add a new classification to their next edition. In other news, Dishoom is to open its sixth site in Kensington, Red Farm is to open in Covent Garden and Harrods is to add to its 24 restaurants with the launch of a Chucs outpost.
Leandro Carreira is planning to open an authentic Portugese restaurant, veteran chef Henry Harris is to take over The Truscott Arms and drinks expert Tony Conigliaro has just opened a new bar in France. In other news, Club Gascon has closed for a refurb and refresh, Gul and Sepoy is to open this September and Mam, the latest from Salvation in Noodles will open in Notting Hill. The square has closed for refurbishment and Sosharu will relocate from Clerkenwell to the west end.
Flavour Bastard will launch next month on Frith Street, Japanese restaurant TAKA is the latest name to arrive at Mayfair's Shepherd Market and US vegan mini-chain ByCHLOE will open a 70-cover restaurant in Covent Garden this autumn. In other news a one-bedroom hotel is to open in the City, the line up of restaurants at Bloomberg Arcade has been announced and Natoora is launching an app to give chefs real time info on their fruit and veg.
Luca Longobardi and Chris Denney of 108 Garage are to open a second restaurant, The Mandrake is to open in Fitzrovia in September and Nuno Mendes is to open a new restaurant in London. In other news, Monocle’s third annual restaurant awards have been announced, Waka, a new grab-and-go concept is to open in London and Chef Scott Hallsworth has launched a new pan-Asian pop up in Farringdon.
Siblings behind The Palomar and The Barbary will open Jacob the Angel at 16 ½ Neal’s Yard, Grain Store in King’s Cross is to close and the Coal Rooms is to open in Peckham next month. In other news, Jean-Georges at The Connaught is to open this Thursday, The Mint Gun Club has opened in Stoke Newington and Burger & Lobster is to open a second restaurant in Manhattan.
Smoking Goat is to open a second site in London, Island Poké is to open a second site in Broadgate Circle in the City at the end of the month, Italian steak restaurant Macellaio RC is to open its fourth restaurant in London and P.F Chang’s is to launch its first restaurant in London. In other news, Fancy Crab a new all-day restaurant specialising in Red King crab is to open in London and James Cochran is to open a second restaurant in London.
Breddos are to open a second restaurant in London, Indian Accent is to open on Albermarle Street, Mayfair and Suvlaki is to open a second restaurant in London. In other news, Tuyo a new contemporary restaurant serving Mediterranean small plates is to open in Broadway market this month, Killer Tomato is to open a second site in London and owners of Forza Win in Peckham have opened a summer popup in Mayfair.
JKS Restaurants are to open a second Hoppers in London at St Christopher’s Place, Alan Yau is to open a new fast casual Asian restaurant, Ichi Buns, and Neil Rankin's temper City will open this month. In other news, Flesh & Buns is to reopen with a newly designed interior and Italian street food restaurant, Vico, has closed.
Sub Cult is to launch an 18-month pop up in the City in July, Adam Handling is to launch a coffee shop and deli in the City and Ryan Chetiyawardana of White Lyan and Doug McMaster of Silo are to launch a restaurant together in London. In other news, The Garden Café is to open today in the Garden Museum in Lambeth and Tombo are to open their third restaurant in London.