Adam Handling Chelsea
What we know: The Adam Handling Chelsea is opening as the flagship restaurant within the Belmond Cadogan Hotel. The restaurant is the project of Chef Patron Adam Handling, who has been preparing the restaurant for the past year as an homage to Britain. The Menu is said to be a celebration of London cuisine and will bring signature dishes from across the British Isles.
The Nadler Covent Garden
What we know: The fifth boutique property of the Nadler Hotels group, it is housed within a beautifully restored Edwardian building and spread over six floors. The hotel offers stylish accommodation that delivers on comfort, convenience, and aesthetic.
Where: Covent Garden
What we know:JOLT’s minimalist interior will be built around an elegant, central coffee bar. This focal point will offer the ultimate setting for JOLT’s baristas to provide a “shot” of theatre with every cup, mixing and infusing beverages in front of guests. Drinks can be enjoyed alongside a concise menu of pastries and small dishes using refined ingredients and distinctive flavours of dates, pine-nuts, rose harissa and miso.
Where: Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia
What we know: The third permanent site of the London Taiwanese favourite, BAO, is opening this spring and offering a new focus to the Asian cuisine. BAO Borough will be focusing on the grill and drawing its inspiration from the late night grill shops that are found across Asia. They will also be adding a new dimension to their establishment with a karaoke room, which is the perfect place for fun group bookings.
Where: London Bridge
What we know: Barullo is the newest restaurant from award-winning chef Victor Garvey, who is branching off from his acclaimed Catalan restaurant Rambla. It will feature a Spanish menu and lively atmosphere, which suits its name that references the part of a party where the line between order and chaotic fun is crossed.
Where: 19 Bevis Marks, EC3A 7JA
What we know: Liban Tapas is a plate-sharing Lebanese tapas restaurant in South Woodford. Their menu features Mediterranean dishes with local Lebanese ingredients and products, which can be shared amongst the table. Fresh falafel and hummus are served with each service and there is a variety of Lebanese imported wines and beers available.
Where: 190 George Ln, E18 1AY
When: December 2018
What we know: Community lies at the heart of The Crown, whether visitors want to stop by from a drink and snacks or a full course meal, chefs Henry Harris and Daniele Zaffora bring their delicious signature classics to the menu.
What we know:In an era when sustainability is key, Embr Kitchen founder and head chef, Dougy Robertson, demonstrates his passion and dedication in using ethically sourced, healthy, fresh ingredients in all his dishes. This new restaurant combines British ingredients and Brazilian flavours with Scandinavian cooking techniques that hungry Londoners on the go will love.
Where: Central London
What we know: Gordon Ramsey’s Restaurants is pleased to announce the opening of this highly anticipated restaurant- ‘Lucky Cat.’ This new restaurant is set to create an authentic Asian Eating House and late-night lounge, inspired by the drinking dens of the 1930’s Tokyo and the Far East. In keeping with the authenticity of the concept, the restaurant’s name takes inspiration from Asian culture where the ‘lucky cat’ is a talisman that is believed to attract good luck and fortune.
What we know: The Laine Pub Company is launching its new pub, Ninth Life. The pub, located in Catford, is inspired by festival culture and embraces a multitude of art forms through its multi-leveled structure and immersive 9-room theatre experience. This is all accompanied by great food and an extensive beer menu.
Where: 167 Rushey Green, SE6 4BD
When: February 7th
What we know: The home of the 20-inch woodfired pizza is opening its sixth restaurant in Marylebone. The acclaimed pizza is known for its in-house dough and variety 10 different types of pizzas made daily.
Where: 50 James Street, London, UK
What we know: FAM is a cocktail hangout celebrating London’s drinks scene – now there’s a sentence everyone loves to hear! The venue is tucked behind Selfridges and has renowned Meg Miller shaking and stirring as a resident mixologist. Keeping it in the FAM, the term is short for family, and the bar will offer an eclectic range of food, cocktails and other yummy offerings.
Where: 31 Duke Street, W1U 1LG