Guide to upcoming restaurants in London

Guide to upcoming restaurants in London

There’s hardly a bigger thrill to be found on London’s crowded restaurant scene than the feeling of being the first through the doors of a brand-new culinary hotspot. With those popping up on a weekly basis, the biggest challenge isn't so much getting your foot in the door as it is keeping track of what’s coming. With our regularly updated guide to the best upcoming restaurants, new openings and future launches, we’ll make sure you're never out of the loop. Get ready to meet some new faces and read on!

In this guide
  1. Upcoming restaurant openings in London
    1. Roe – 22 April 2024
    2. Mama Li – 24 April 2024
    3. July – 25 April 2024
    4. El Pastor – 26 April 2024
    5. Cloth – 29 April 2024
    6. CDMX Tacos – April 2024
    7. The Cardinal – 1 May 2024
    8. All'onda – 2 May 2024
    9. Sticks'n'Sushi – 5 May 2024
    10. Fellini – 6 May 2024
    11. The Brush – 8 May 2024
    12. Café Britaly – 8 May 2024
    13. Julie's – 8 May 2024
    14. Fremantle Bar & Kitchen – 11 May 2024
    15. Chez Roux – 22 May 2024
    16. Inis – May 2024
    17. The Counter – May 2024
    18. Café Petiole – May 2024
    19. The Breakfast Club – May 2024
    20. The Park – May 2024
    21. Colombo Kitchen – May 2024
    22. Kioku – Spring 2024
    23. Kolamba – Spring 2024
    24. La Muña – Spring 2024
    25. Oy Bar – Spring 2024
    26. Dez Amore – Spring 2024
    27. Kricket – Spring 2024
    28. Jang – June 2024
    29. Cocotte – June 2024
    30. The Little Violet Door – June 2024
    31. Henri Bistro – June 2024
    32. Plates – 3 July 2024
    33. Cornus – Summer 2024
    34. Undercroft – Summer 2024
    35. Lolo – Summer 2024
    36. Hotel Dalhousie – Summer 2024
    37. Café François – Autumn 2024
    38. Nela – Autumn 2024
    39. Row on 5 – 2024
    40. Langosteria – 2024
    41. Bocconcino – 2024
    42. Mildreds – 2024
    43. Soul Mama – 2024
    44. Brasseria – 2024
    45. Chango Empanadas – 2024
    46. Effie – 2024
    47. Wildflowers – 2024
    48. Flat Iron – 2024
    49. Seven North – 2024
    50. Cutfish Sushi Bistro – 2024
    51. Galaxy Restaurant and Karaoke – 2024
    52. Bread Street Kitchen & Bar – 2024
    53. Nakanojo – 2024
    54. Toum – 2024
    55. Basta London – 2024
    56. Hovarda – 2024
    57. Arepa & Co – 2024
    58. Lina Stores Shoreditch – 2024
    59. Tanner Krolle – 2024
    60. Noci – 2024
    61. Carbone – 2024
    62. Ning's – 2024
    63. Bar Kroketa – 2024
    64. TacoSmash – 2024
    65. Harry's – 2024
    66. Fonda – 2024
    67. SanHao – 2024
    68. Burnt Ends – 2025

Upcoming restaurant openings in London

The most heavily anticipated restaurants in London

Roe

22 April 2024

Roe in Wood Wharf comes from the trio behind Fallow. Spread across three levels, it features a terrace with views of the canal and an exclusive dining area on the mezzanine. It also boasts the world's first plant-based, compostable 3D-printed interior, highlighting a commitment to sustainability and eco-friendliness. In line with Fallow's ethos of waste reduction, Roe offers a diverse á la carte menu specialising in nose-to-tail cooking with a focus on British ingredients and underutilised produce.

Mama Li

24 April 2024

Mama Li, a family-owned Chinese restaurant, specialises in Hong Kong-style roasted meats, offering a variety of options including duck. The menu also includes noodles, small plates, and chef's special dishes, with vegetarian choices available. The dining area boasts a classic and simple design, but takeaway service is offered as well. It's an excellent choice for a quick grab-and-go pit stop.

July

25 April 2024

July in Fitzrovia is an elegant, all-day dining destination and wine bar, drawing inspiration from the Alsace region of France. Offering cuisine throughout the day, it serves meals from morning breakfast and coffee to late-night bar snacks. Accompanying the food is a thoughtfully selected wine list, emphasising low-intervention wines sourced from small-scale European producers.

El Pastor

26 April 2024

El Pastor is one of London's top places for tacos and soon you'll be able to get them at Battersea Power Station with the group's newest location, opening in 2024. Flavour-packed food is dished up in a colourful and vibrant setting, with classic taco fillings to choose from like chicken, mushrooms, or pulled pork. Alternatively, grab a sharing plate for a social meal.

Cloth

29 April 2024

Cloth, a dining and wine bar establishment in Farringdon, resides within a historic Grade II-listed building on Cloth Fair. This venue features both a casual bar space, where patrons can enjoy a variety of drinks and snacks, and a more formal dining area that serves lunch and dinner. The menu highlights seasonal British ingredients in specialties such as brown crab and Berkswell tagliarini, or hogget sausage paired with chickpeas. A rotating weekly set lunch is offered as well.

CDMX Tacos

April 2024

CDMX Tacos is a Mexican-themed eatery nestled in the heart of Soho, specialising in the ever-popular tacos. This venture is led by the former global head of luxury tequila at Diageo, ensuring that the drinks are as impressive as the food at this taqueria.

The Cardinal

1 May 2024

The Cardinal Bar and Kitchen at Hotel Saint is an all-day dining venue. It provides a choice of seating, both indoors and outdoors, and creates a welcoming, friendly environment. The restaurant specialises in European-style dishes, including options like steak frites and stracciatella with slow-roasted tomatoes, dukkah, and garlic toast. Additionally, there's a bar offering a range of signature cocktails and other drinks.

All'onda

2 May 2024

At All'onda, a refined restaurant in Fitzrovia, the spotlight is on risotto. The skilled head chef artfully blends time-honoured techniques with modern twists to present a seasonal selection of this beloved Italian dish, ranging from the traditional squid ink risotto to creative concoctions like sweetbread and artichoke. With its combination of dark wood, tasteful decorative touches, and cosy, inviting lighting, the restaurant elegantly enhances the local dining landscape.

Sticks'n'Sushi

5 May 2024

At Sticks'n'Sushi, the cuisine is as visually appealing as it is tasty, with every dish resembling a meticulously crafted work of art. The menu focuses on authentic sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill, offering a variety of meat skewers and vegetable options. Sticks'n'Sushi blends Japanese and Danish minimalist styles in its decor and culinary approach, resulting in the group's signature dining concept.

Fellini

6 May 2024

Fellini embodies the essence of timeless Italian hospitality and la dolce vita, presenting a chic, upscale dining experience in Mayfair. Decorated with black-and-white framed photographs, a terrazzo marble bar, and lush greenery for a summer feel, the restaurant offers authentic Italian dishes with a variety of sharing options, making it ideal for group dining. Additionally, outdoor seating is available during the warmer months.

The Brush

8 May 2024

The Brush, located within the Art'otel London in Hoxton, spans two floors and draws inspiration from the opulent grand cafés of Central Europe. On the ground floor, guests are welcomed into a dining space enclosed by glass walls, offering refined European dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The upper level hosts a lounge ideal for working or unwinding, complete with a bar serving cocktails and evening live music for a relaxed ambiance.

Café Britaly

8 May 2024

Peckham's Café Britaly presents a unique "authentically Britalian" gastronomic adventure, merging British and Italian cuisine. This café is the inaugural joint venture of chef Alex Purdie, with a background at Bouchon Racine and Bocca di Lupo, and Richard Crampton-Platt, who has worked with both Bocca di Lupo and Gelupo. Patrons can anticipate unique dishes such as a full Britalian breakfast and a bold version of carbonara with cream.

Julie's

8 May 2024

Once a hotspot for celebrities in West London, the famed Julie's shut its doors in 2022. It made a comeback a few years later, reinventing itself as a French brasserie under the leadership of a chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu. The new establishment stretches across a ground-floor dining room and bar, a basement dining space, and an alfresco terrace. One of Julie's standout features is the martini trolley, which delivers a theatrical cocktail experience right to your table.

Fremantle Bar & Kitchen

11 May 2024

Fremantle Bar & Kitchen, located within the Crowne Plaza London Docklands hotel, provides all-day dining in an elegant open-plan space that draws inspiration from the local area's history. The menu at Fremantle features Australasian-inspired cuisine, complemented by a selection of international wines and locally-distilled spirits. The restaurant includes a year-round terrace and offers private dining spaces as well.

Chez Roux

22 May 2024

Celebrated chef Michel Roux Jr returns to The Langham with Chez Roux, where he channels nostalgic memories from his childhood to reinvent historical British classics using sophisticated French culinary techniques. The refined menu features dishes such as lamb chops reform and grilled lobster with garlic butter, complemented by a selection of premium wines and cocktails inspired by the era.

Inis

May 2024

Inis is a charming canalside restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, complemented by relaxed weekend brunches and Sunday roasts. This contemporary venue features outdoor seating during the warmer months and offers a selection of seasonal British and Irish fare. Highlights from the menu include the likes of a full Irish breakfast, whiskey-smoked salmon on Irish brown bread with crème fraiche and pickled onion, and mussels accompanied by chips and garlic bread.

The Counter

May 2024

The Counter is a modern, chef-led eatery and bar, specialising in open-fire charcoal grill cooking. Influenced by the culinary traditions of South Eastern Anatolia and the Balkans, they procure the finest artisans to contribute their expertise to the menu, which is product-focused and changes with the seasons. Centrally located, the kitchen forms an open counter, inviting guests to convene and socialise. Outdoor seating is offered as well.

Café Petiole

May 2024

Café Petiole, a casual offshoot of the renowned plant-based kitchen Tendril, is situated in Somerset House and features an all-day menu influenced by its sibling, including the popular Tendril Tiramisu. This laid-back venue is perfect for grabbing a quick lunchtime bite or enjoying a leisurely meal in the courtyard, with a selection of pastries, salads, and other snacks on offer as well. Like Tendril, the cuisine here is predominantly vegan.

The Breakfast Club

May 2024

As indicated by the name, The Breakfast Club goes all-in on breakfast and brunch, with their full assortment of fry-ups, breakfast burgers, pancakes, and more available from early doors until late afternoon. Both savoury and sweet choices are available, and you can wash it all down with hot drinks, juices, or cocktails like a Bloody Mary.

The Park

May 2024

Another 2024 opening by veteran restaurateur Jeremy King, The Park sits next to Kensington Gardens. Designed as an upscale brasserie serving food throughout the day, The Park offers a more contemporary setting than King's past ventures.

Colombo Kitchen

May 2024

Colombo Kitchen, the go-to destination for Sri Lankan cuisine in South London, infuses the area with vibrant island flavours. Honoured as Sri Lankan Restaurant of the Year 2023 at its parent location in Worcester Park, it's celebrated for signature dishes such as hoppers and kottu. The restaurant's casual, cool atmosphere and relaxed service create the perfect setting for guests to unwind and enjoy authentic Colombo culinary experiences right in the UK.

Kioku

Spring 2024

Endo Kazutoshi, a third-generation sushi master, elevates his delicate craft to new heights in the refurbished OWO building. Kioku by Endo, located on the grand rooftop of The OWO, offers breath-taking panoramic views of the city along with exquisitely prepared Japanese delicacies, including the chef's table experience. Additionally, outdoor seating is available, and a separate ground-floor entrance leads to an accompanying sake bar.

Kolamba

Spring 2024

Kolamba offers a taste of Sri Lanka with its authentic culinary delights in a relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant boasts a tranquil, Zen-inspired ambiance, complete with verdant foliage, rustic brick walls, and soft lighting. Notable dishes include the Ceylon chicken curry, simmered on the bone in rich coconut milk, and a flavorful mix of toasted pumpkin seasoned with black pepper and red chilli. This is the group's second branch.

La Muña

Spring 2024

For its inaugural London venue, the globally renowned Nikkei eatery La Muña chose the luxurious L'oscar London in Holborn, establishing itself within the hotel's historic domed chapel. Now transformed into an impressive space adorned with exquisite wallpaper, the restaurant offers its hallmark Nikkei fusion, blending the thrilling tastes of Peruvian and Japanese gastronomy.

Oy Bar

Spring 2024

Oy Bar in Balham is dedicated to educating its patrons on the perfect oyster and wine pairings, creating a welcoming and relaxed community atmosphere. This contemporary oyster bar serves seafood sharing plates at reasonable prices, complemented by a selection of fine wines. Operating all day, the restaurant partners with local suppliers to ensure high-quality produce, maintaining a commitment to sustainability.

Dez Amore

Spring 2024

Dez Amore, a popular Italian street food joint with a strong market presence, serves a dual menu featuring authentic handcrafted pasta and gourmet burgers, both available for dine-in or takeaway. Classic pasta offerings like tagliatelle cacio e pepe and caserecce carbonara complement the customisable burger. The group's flagship restaurant can be found in Chelsea.

Kricket

Spring 2024

Originally a pop-up, this modern Indian eatery quickly established a permanent presence and expanded to several locations across London. It boasts a menu that skilfully merges traditional Indian flavours with top-notch British ingredients. Signature dishes, such as the Keralan chicken and samphire pakoras, come highly recommended. The Canary Wharf branch will also be accompanied by the group's cocktail bar Soma.

Jang

June 2024

Jang marks the inaugural solo venture of renowned restaurateur Des Gunewardena. Situated on the south mezzanine of the historic Royal Exchange building, Jang primarily offers Korean cuisine with a modern twist, enriched with Japanese influences. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Cocotte

June 2024

Cocotte is a French farm-to-table restaurant chain known for its wholesome, homemade rotisserie dishes. They source free-range chicken from Evron in the Loire Valley and create their own sauces and marinades. Additionally, they're known for their weekend brunch menu featuring classics such as organic acai bowls and avocado on toast, along with more innovative dishes like sweet chilli chicken served on freshly baked croissant waffles.

The Little Violet Door

June 2024

When you're in the mood to go out but crave the comfort of home, the vibrant Little Doors venues across London offer a house party atmosphere without any of the clean-up. Set in a relaxed and unpretentious setting, the decor pays tribute to 1960s swinging London, featuring various themed areas such as a lounge, games room, and vinyl bar. Globally-inspired sharing plates and mezze are served here.

Henri Bistro

June 2024

Henri Bistro, the brainchild of renowned chef Jackson Boxer, situated in the Henrietta Hotel in Covent Garden, presents a menu that marries the charm of Parisian bistros with the essence of British cuisine, complemented by exclusive cocktails. This culinary endeavour, blending French classic tastes with British flair, is set in an atmosphere designed by a French interior decorator, seeking to capture the elegance of a grand country-house hotel.

Plates

3 July 2024

Plates, run by siblings Kirk and Keeley Haworth, is a cosy, plant-focused eatery showcasing imaginative, sustainable, plant-based dishes. This intimate restaurant, with a mere 25 seats and an alfresco dining terrace, offers tasting menus designed to transform diners' views on fruits, vegetables, and plants. Diners can anticipate enthusiastic and inventive cooking, infused with global influences.

Cornus

Summer 2024

Cornus, created by the team renowned for Medlar in Chelsea, is situated on the top floor of the Ice Factory redevelopment in Belgravia's Eccleston Yards. Positioned on the fourth floor, it offers patrons a delightful view of the surrounding area, complementing the exquisite fine dining experience provided by the kitchen. Additionally, the restaurant places a significant focus on its wine selection, with expert sommeliers handpicking a world-class range of bottles.

Undercroft

Summer 2024

Situated beneath a Grade I-listed church in Mayfair, Undercroft boasts a striking and dramatic ambiance, complete with vaulted ceilings, wall art, an open kitchen, and a wine room. The restaurant is led by renowned Brummie chef Brad Carter, who offers a unique spin on classic British dishes, including wild garlic chicken toast and BBQ aged duck with offal'd oats. Outdoor seating is also available.

Lolo

Summer 2024

At Lolo, celebrated Spanish chef José Pizarro, renowned for popularising Spanish cuisine in the UK, expands his culinary repertoire to include breakfast alongside his classic range of authentic tapas. Just a short stroll from his iconic tapas bar, this restaurant provides all-day dining, focusing on traditional Spanish tastes and dishes.

Hotel Dalhousie

Summer 2024

Despite its name, Hotel Dalhousie is actually an Indian eatery located in Notting Hill, launched by the minds behind Eggbreak and Tandoor Chop House. The restaurant specialises in dishes prepared in a tandoor oven, featuring choices like mutton chops marinated in spices or tandoori king prawns. They offer breakfast on weekdays and an expansive brunch feast on weekends. Additionally, the establishment boasts a garden and a separate cocktail bar area.

Café François

Autumn 2024

Café François, an offshoot of the esteemed Mayfair dining spot Maison François, is an all-day brasserie, café, and delicatessen that specialises in traditional French cuisine. Located in Borough Market and spanning two levels, the venue begins the day with an array of pastries and breakfast baguettes, moving on to more substantial fare like whole lobster frites. Additionally, it boasts a substantial selection of in-house patisserie treats.

Nela

Autumn 2024

Nela, originally acclaimed in Amsterdam for its live-fire culinary mastery, now brings its expertise in professionally grilled dishes to London. Offering a diverse menu influenced by global cuisines, the restaurant is designed around a unique 360-degree bar and an open kitchen. Here, seasonal dishes are expertly prepared using contemporary cooking methods.

Row on 5

2024

Jason Atherton, the Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur, will be launching his flagship venue in Savile Row, spanning two floors and offering a culinary voyage with multiple courses. The venue includes counter dining and tables, as well as an open kitchen, bar, and cellar for private dining.

Langosteria

2024

Adding to the delectable culinary array of the newly established Old War Office development, Langosteria makes its way from Milan to London. This sophisticated dining destination has garnered a loyal following among the vibrant and fashionable crowds of the Italian city. Specializing in Italian seafood delicacies, Langosteria's menu showcases mouth-watering dishes such as blue lobster pasta, seafood linguine, charcoal-grilled king crab, and more.

Bocconcino

2024

Another new outpost of Mayfair's famed Bocconcino, this branch spans two floors beneath the Strand Palace hotel that include both a lively dining room with a bar, and a more intimate chamber for private dining. The Italian food on the menu is treated with prestige, whether it's the homemade pasta, the wood-fired pizzas or the fresh seafood. Everything is crafted with care and authentic Italian ingredients.

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2024

Popular plant-based restaurant group Mildreds is expanding fast, with two new sites planned for 2024. Both will feature plenty of seating and outdoor dining, as well as Mildreds' signature vegan recipes with global influences. Mildreds Wimbledon will also serve as the launchpad for MiMA, the group's vegan bakery concept serving fresh pastries, open sandwiches, and sweet treats, along with freshly brewed coffee.

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Soul Mama

2024

Soul Mama brings jazz, soul, gospel, and reggae vibes to Islington, along with a fusion of South American, African, and Caribbean cuisine. For an added twist, the dishes are based on recipes passed down by mothers through the generations. The restaurant and live music venue is backed by acclaimed jazz musician and broadcaster YolanDa Brown, and broke the record for the largest-ever Kickstarter crowdfund by a restaurant.

Brasseria

2024

The Brompton sibling of beloved Notting Hill restaurant Brasseria features the same welcoming atmosphere in a spacious setting that encompasses a bar, two outdoor areas – one with views of the Bibendum building – and more. The Italian menu features familiar comforts such as pasta dishes and pizzas, and there's a Mediterranean wine list to pair with your meal.

Chango Empanadas

2024

Chango Empanadas was established with the goal of introducing genuine Argentinian empanadas to Britain and soon established a thriving presence, first at various food markets and now at multiple branches around the city. At the Chango bakeries, you can get the traditional South American pastry with an array of delectable fillings. Empanadas are also highly convenient for reheating, making them an excellent choice for a takeaway.

Effie

2024

Effie, the fifth establishment by Pachamama Group, is situated at the revamped residential complex of The Whiteley London. This two-level restaurant specialises in Mediterranean culinary delights, focusing on communal feasts featuring grilled fish and meats. It also offers private dining for more intimate gatherings.

Wildflowers

2024

Located at the Newson's Yard arcade redevelopment, Wildflowers is helmed by experienced chef Aaron Potter (Maria G's, Elystan Street). The Mediterranean restaurant and wine bar is spread across two floors and boasts a terrace, with private dining options available as well. In addition to the wining and dining, Wildflowers also offers a deli section. 

Flat Iron

2024

The Flat Iron group is bringing its affordable steaks to Victoria in 2024. Serving high-quality steak at great prices, these steakhouses have become a mainstay among London's carnivores, letting everyone enjoy the taste of premium beef.

Seven North

2024

Seven North, located at the new Sircle Hotel, showcases the inventive Mediterranean cuisine of the provocative Israeli chef Eyal Shani, who has already established a strong presence in London through his Miznon pita joints. The restaurant features Shani's characteristically offbeat menu descriptions, including dishes such as "four spicy instruments that will swirl your soul," "the original creation of all roasted baby cauliflower," and “a fennel bulb roasted into perfection.”

Cutfish Sushi Bistro

2024

Originating in Moscow, Cutfish Sushi Bistro is a Japanese restaurant that's inspired by Japan's izakayas. You'll find fresh sushi and rolls on one side of the menu and specialities off the Josper grill on the other, resulting in a unique, genuine dining experience.

Galaxy Restaurant and Karaoke

2024

A popular Chinese restaurant and karaoke bar with a stylish touch, Galaxy is expanding from Elephant & Castle to Broadgate. The fun-loving venue lets you book an elegant private room where you can sing your heart out while enjoying tempting Chinese food such as hot pots and fried rice. The kitchen is open late, so there's no need to cut the gig short, and the drinks list keeps the vibes going with cocktails, Asian beers, and other options.

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar

2024

Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen & Bar combines modern flair with classic British dishes, set against its unique tiled backdrop. You can explore offerings like classic breakfasts, weekend brunch, steak, fish and chips, and the signature Ramsay burger. Catering to all ages, there's a straightforward kids' menu, and the restaurant's location at the 22 Bishopsgate building provides stunning London views.

Nakanojo

2024

Nakanojo introduces its signature vibrant ambiance to Victoria, featuring Japanese cherry trees, captivating wall art, and various decorative elements. The menu is a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese flavours, spanning an assortment of Nikkei specialties, including tacos, ceviches, and other street food, all complemented by a selection of masterfully mixed cocktails.

Toum

2024

Toum is a novel Lebanese rotisserie concept in Mayfair, just off of Regent Street. The restaurant offers an assortment of authentic Lebanese dishes with contemporary twists, ranging from tender rotisseries chicken to varied mezze. All of the dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.

Basta London

2024

Basta, a celebrated restaurant originating from Tel Aviv, is coming to London's Islington neighbourhood. Basta is led by a dedicated chef known for his culinary passion. The Tel Aviv location, which doubles as a wine bar, is acclaimed for its constantly evolving menu paired with a selection of international wines. The Islington branch promises to replicate this unique dining experience, offering a similarly diverse and changing menu along with an extensive wine list.

Hovarda

2024

Located on the ground floor of a bespoke pavilion on the river, the Canary Wharf branch of the chic Hovarda, originally from Soho, attracts a stylish clientele with its live DJ sets and an array of Aegean-inspired culinary delights. This opulently decorated establishment offers a menu brimming with Mediterranean favourites including kofte, lamb kleftiko, and octopus stew. Enhance your dining experience with a variety of spirits and cocktails, each infused with the distinctive tastes of the Mediterranean.

Arepa & Co

2024

Joining the growing Arepa & Co group, the Elephant & Castle branch introduces its namesake arepas and a variety of genuine Venezuelan snacks to the heart of South London. The menu is a showcase of familiar traditional delights, including crunchy tajadas, yuca chips, plantain crostini, and cachapas. The arepas are available with a diverse range of fillings, such as smoked apple sauce, slow-cooked pork shoulder, and a guava chipotle glaze

Lina Stores Shoreditch

2024

Lina Stores started out as an Italian deli, but has since grown to a number of restaurants specialising in fresh, handmade pasta. Their stracciatella ravioli, pappardelle, tagliolini, and other authentic pasts come slathered in various sauces, parmesan, truffles, and more. For dessert, you can polish off a panna cotta or another classic Italian treat. This is the second branch of Lina Stores to open in London in 2024.

Tanner Krolle

2024

Tanner Krolle has been providing luxury leather bags to style-conscious customers for over 160 years, with notables such as Cary Grant, Jackie Onassis, and Princess Diana among its loyal patrons. It's not all about shopping at the brand's five-storey Mayfair flagship, however, as the building includes its own restaurant with an outdoor terrace and private dining options, serving British cuisine in an upmarket designer space under the command of Michelin-starred chef Tommy Banks.

Noci

2024

Noci initially emerged as a local pasta eatery in Islington, offering freshly made, contemporary Italian cuisine with an emphasis on regional tastes. Since then, they've grown and brought their assortment of small plates to multiple areas of London. The menu here encompasses salads, burrata, and arancini, along with a varied array of pasta creations showcasing both traditional and inventive ingredients. This modern establishment also boasts an expansive selection of Italian wines and pre-mixed cocktails.

Carbone

2024

Carbone, a counterpart of the renowned New York restaurant celebrated for shaping American cuisine over the last ten years, offers an Italian-American dining experience. It's characterised by luxurious, vintage-style decor, adorned with Murano wall sconces and chandeliers, lavish curtains, and sophisticated seating in rich jewel tones, all enhanced by contemporary art. The menu highlights classic dishes like spicy rigatoni in vodka sauce, veal chop parmesan, and octopus pizzaiolo.

Ning's

2024

Ning's Fresh Beef Hotpot & Cantonese Sashimi offers a variety of traditional Cantonese cuisine, including Dao Lon, Consomme, and Caly. As a venture from the founder of Murger Han, the restaurant group credited with introducing the flourishing Xian cuisine to London, diners can anticipate both genuine and innovative interpretations of Cantonese classics at this establishment.

Bar Kroketa

2024

Tapas enthusiasts will appreciate the focused menu at Bar Kroketa, the Marylebone branch of a successful Soho venture by the Tapas Brindisa team. This contemporary and chic venue puts a special emphasis on a particular type of tapas –croquettes with a variety of enticing fillings. The croquette selection changes regularly and is complemented by an assortment of Spanish small plates and wines.

TacoSmash

2024

TacoSmash, originally from Paris, is a fast-food establishment that's known for its succulent smash burgers and signature French tacos – a creative twist on the classic tortilla wrap. The restaurant has quickly become a hit with a younger crowd, and its inaugural UK location offers not only delicious food but arcade games as well.

Harry's

2024

Harry's Bar, a venture by Richard Caring, encompasses a collection of sophisticated yet laid-back dining and drinking establishments offering authentic Italian cuisine in an elegant setting. The menu features all the classic Italian staples, ranging from pizza to pasta, paired with an array of top-notch regional wines and traditional cocktails with a twist.

Fonda

2024

The second London establishment by chef Santiago Lastra, renowned for the Michelin-starred Kol, Fonda is a modern Mexican eatery dedicated to highlighting regional dishes from across the Latin American nation. The interior design of the restaurant draws inspiration from Yucatan haciendas and Mexican fabrics, centring on the traditional Mexican clay griddle, known as the comal.

SanHao

2024

SanHao, launched by the founders of YiQi, is a bustling establishment in Chinatown specialising in hand-pulled noodles and soups, alongside fresh pan-fried buns. The menu offers a variety of flavours drawing inspiration from regional Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisines, featuring dishes like Alaska crab noodles and cappuccino free-range chicken noodle soup.

Burnt Ends

2025

Harrods' already premium offer of high-end restaurants is set to grow further in 2024 with the addition of the London branch of Burnt Ends, one of the top restaurants in the world. The Michelin-starred Singaporean restaurant is run by Australian chef Dave Pynt, and we can expect him to bring his signature barbecue delicacies to the iconic London department store as well.

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