What we know: This summer Rupert Street, Soho, will welcome a new eating option, straight out of the mercados of Peru. Butifarra, named after the popular Peruvian street snack (a bread roll with slow-cooked meat and salsa), will serve authentic sandwiches and ceviche alongside 'Cevushi', a ceviche-sushi hybrid.
Where: Soho
When: July 23rd 2016
Website: www.thebutifarra.com


What we know: Sardine will serve fresh, honest plates of food inspired by the regions of Provence and Languedoc, and parts of northern Spain and Italy.  The style will be simple and fresh, and the technique will be Southern French wood-fired cooking. 
Where: 15 Micawber St, London N1 7TB
When: June 2016
Website: twitter.com/sardinelondon

Bloomsbury Club Bar

What we know: Set in the heart of literary Bloomsbury, The Bloomsbury Club Bar will take inspiration from the lives of the famously hedonistic Bloomsbury Set in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Housed within The Bloomsbury hotel, the bar will be a moody, seductive and atmospheric space, split into two areas, the main bar and the outer terrace bar. 
Where: 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN
When: June 2016
Website: www.doylecollection.com


What we know: After the success of a six-week pop-up ‘Foley’s Tasting Kitchen’, the team is opening a permanent restaurant in Fitzrovia serving up a diverse range of modern world dishes inspired by the spice trail.
Where: 23 Foley Street, London, W1W 6DU
When: June 24th 2016
Website: foleysrestaurant.co.uk

Ahi Poké

What we know: Ahi Poké will be a casual, all-day restaurant serving poké: a Hawaiian raw fish dish. The new 25-cover restaurant is inspired by simple Hawaiian beach shacks crossed with the laid-back poké bar vibes of L.A.
Where: 3 Percy St, Fitzrovia, London W1T
When: June 27th 2016
Website: ahipoke.co.uk

Camino Bankside’s Gin Garden

What we know: The Bankside Spanish tapas restaurant, Camino is getting a fantastic new summer terrace – Gin Garden, where there will be a large screen showing the season’s biggest sporting events including Wimbledon and the Olympics. 
Where: 5 Canvey St, London SE1 9AN
When: June 2016
Website: camino.uk.com

Blandford Comptoir

What we know: Wine expert Xavier Rousset is opening a Mediterranean restaurant in Marylebone. Just 40-covers, the intimate and informal space will also have room at the bar for 14 people. 250 wines and 50 Champagnes will be available for tasting at monthly sessions hosted by Xavier. The menu will include small and large plates designed for sharing, split into meat, fish, vegetable and raw.
Where: 1 Blandford Street, Marylebone, W1U 3DA
When: June 1st 2016
Website: blandford-comptoir.co.uk


What we know: Londons’ first Italian restaurant and bar dedicated to the regional cuisine of Puglia.
Where: 1 Hampstead Lane in Highgate Village, London N6 4RS
When: June 2016
Website: www.ostunirestaurant.co.uk

Randy’s Wing Bar

What we know: Randy’s Wing Bar will open its first permanent site at the new Here East development, close to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Hackney, showcasing a variety of cooking techniques and global flavours, Randy’s will take you around the world with five styles of wings.
Where: Canal Side Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park E15 2GW
When: May 21st 2016
Website: www.randyswingbar.co.uk

Belpassi Bros

What we know: Swapping the streets of Spitalfields for South London, twin brothers Livio and Lorenzo Belpassi will be opening a permanent version of their much-loved meatball truck in June 2016. Sticking with their philosophy of simplicity and quality ingredients, the 40 cover restaurant and bar will open in Tooting, one of South London’s emerging foodie hot spots this summer.
Where: 70 Tooting High Street, London SW17 0RN
When: June 2016
Website: www.belpassibros.com

Mason & Company

What we know: The best of the craft beer world meets Italian-American fare at Mason & Company, a new craft beer bar and kitchen opening at Canalside in Hackney Wick, part of the Here East creative hub in the Olympic Park.
Where: 7 Canalside, Here East, Hackney Wick, E20 3BS
When: June 17th 2016
Website: www.masonandcompany.co.uk

The Dog House

What we know: Bernardi’s has opened The Dog House, a new basement bar situated underneath the highly-acclaimed Marylebone restaurant.  The cocktail bar will have a playful, relaxed look and feel, decorated in a rich colour palette of dark greys and blues to contrast with the light and airy feel of the upstairs restaurant. Accessed either via the restaurant or a separate entrance on Seymour Place, the space will feature banquette seating around the walls, and a number of smaller, more intimate tables, as well as stools at the bar.
Where: 62 Seymour Street, London W1H 5BN
When: June 10th 2016
Website: bernardis.co.uk

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