Coming soon – hot new London restaurants

Lobster Kitchen

In a nutshell: Lobster every which way
Where is it? 111 Great Russell Street, WC1B 3NQ
Why should you care?
There’s a completely lobster-focused menu at this Fitzrovia restaurant. Expect lobster mac n’ cheese, lobster tails and deep-fried legs, claws and knuckles served in rolls. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? October 28

108 Dining Room (re-launch)

In a nutshell: Marylebone relaunch
Where is it? 108 Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2QE
Why should you care?
108 Dining Room (formerly 108 Bar and Grill) is just coming out from a complete makeover, and with a new name too. The 108 Bar and Grill has been transformed into what they’re aiming to be “truly local dining experience”. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? October 31 (Soft launch with 50% off food until November 2)

 

Heddon Street Kitchen

In a nutshell: Gordon grabs another street
Where is it?
3 – 9 Heddon Street London W1B 4BE
Why should you care?
Following the success of Bread Street Kitchen in the City, Gordon’s set his sights on Mayfair for a follow-up. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? November 10

Bo Drake

In a nutshell: East Asian BBQ
Where is it? 6 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D 4DE
Why should you care?
This 50 seater restaurant (with a terrace too) is opening on Greek Street (taking the place of Disiac) and will be combining British seasonal produce with an emphasis on smoked cooking methods, as well as the more traditional sweet and pickled influences from South-East Asia. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? November 2014

Duck & Rice

In a nutshell: Alan Yau’s pub.
Where is it? 90 Berwick Street London W1F 0QB
Why should you care?
This is the latest from Alan Yau, who has taken over the site of the old Endurance pub, right next door to his old restaurant Yauatcha, and plans to reinvent it as a Chinese gastropub. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2014

Les Souffles

In a nutshell: Just what it says above the door…
Where is it?
30 Beauchamp Place, London SW3 1NJ
Why should you care?
This is another specialist restaurant for London, this time specilaising in souffles and it comes from French chef Gérard Idoux and his daughter Estelle from Paris restaurant, La Cigale Récamier.
When can you try it for yourself? Autumn 2014

Big Fernand

In a nutshell: French hamburgers
Where is it? 19 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1DY
Why should you care?
This is the first time French burger restaurant, which has several outlets in France, has come to the UK. Expect French cheeses and sauces to be a focus as well as lamb, veal, chicken and vegetarian options besides the usual beef.
When can you try it for yourself? Late 2014

Bleecker Street Burger

In a nutshell: Roaming burger van settles down
Where is it?
Unit B in the Pavilion Building, Spitalfields Market
Why should you care?
The Bleecker Street burger truck has been a huge success over the years, winning many accolades and fans alike. Now they’re finally getting their own restaurant right in the middle of Spitalfields Market. Find out more.
When can you try it for yourself? January 2015

 

Peyote

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My first Sea Urchin

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TOZI

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