WLC Eats: Kym’s
WLC’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to A. Wong’s second act, Kym’s, in the Bloomberg Arcade, for giant rice crackers, heavenly Ibérico pork char sui, and Sichuan Sours.
Wine bar inspired by Greek philosopher to open in south London
A wine bar inspired by Greek philosopher Diogenes, one of the founders of cynic philosophy, is to open in Elephant and Castle in south London next month.
Ex-Noma chef to open new Mayfair restaurant Pucci
Ex-Noma and Gordon Ramsay Group chef Tilly Turbet will open a new restaurant in Mayfair next month, inspired by the former King’s Road restaurant Pucci Pizza, which opened in Chelsea in the 1970s.
Beckham buys London pub with Guy Ritchie for £3m
Former footballer David Beckham has bought a London pub for £3m with film director Guy Ritchie, with plans to give it a “Soho House-style” makeover”.
Usain Bolt to open London restaurant
Having hung up his trainers, Jamaican sprinter and all-round entertainer Usain Bolt is to open a rum-focused restaurant in London’s Liverpool Street next month.
A second Sushisamba is coming to Covent Garden
Samba Brands’ second Sushisamba will open its doors in Covent Garden next month.
Abba-themed restaurant coming to London
An ABBA-themed restaurant will be coming to London next year, founded by Björn Ulvaeus himself, but it won’t be in Waterloo.
Cristiano Ronaldo-backed restaurant set for London
An Ibiza-based Mediterranean-Japanese fusion restaurant, backed by the likes of professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, tennis star Rafael Nadal and singer Enrique Iglesias, is set to open a second site in London next month.
Albert Adrià to open fizz and cake café in London
Albert Adrià, the younger brother of famed El Bulli founder Ferran Adrià, is to open a cake shop and sparkling wine bar inside The Hotel Café Royal in Piccadilly this November.
Spuntino to open in Heathrow T3
Russell Norman’s popular New York-style diner, Spuntino in Soho, is to open a second site at Heathrow Terminal 3 featuring a donut maker and a roller skating maître d.
The Clove Club to open new restaurant in Dalston
The team behind The Clove Club in Shoreditch has announced plans to open its third restaurant, which will be headed up by former head chef Chase Lovecky.