Kudu to open two new London sites
South African-inspired small plates restaurant Kudu in Peckham is to open two new sites close to the original south London venue in January – a tapas bar and a cocktail bar.
Kyseri in Fitzrovia to become Oklava Bakery + Wine
Selin Kiazim and Laura Christie are turning their Turkish Cypriot restaurant Kyseri in Fitzrovia into a bakery by day and wine bar by night, which is set to open in January.
28°-50° comes to Covent Garden
Popular wine bar and bistro 28°-50° has expanded into Covent Garden with the opening of a new site on what used to be Cantina Laredo on Upper St. Martin’s Lane.
Gymkhana to reopen after post-fire refurb
Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Gymkhana in Mayfair is set to reopen in February 2020 after undergoing a refurbishment following a major fire forced it to close in June last year.
Hoppers to open third site in King’s Cross
Sri Lankan pancake specialist Hoppers, run by Bao and Gymkhana founders Jyotin, Karam and Sunaina Sethi, is to open a third site in King’s Cross next February.
The Connaught Grill to reopen after 20 years
The Connaught Grill inside luxury Mayfair hotel The Connaught is to reopen early next year after a 20-year hiatus under the direction of Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
London wine bar Noble Rot to open second site in Soho
Acclaimed London wine bar and restaurant Noble Rot is to open a second outpost in the capital having taken over the site of Soho institution Gay Hussar after the restaurant closed last year.
Gaucho to relaunch original Charlotte Street site
Martin Williams, the restaurateur behind the ‘M’ steakhouse concept, is to relaunch Argentine steakhouse Gaucho’s original site on Charlotte Street next month.
Adam Handling to open zero-waste restaurant serving chicken feet and Champagne
Scottish chef Adam Handling is to add another site to his London restaurant empire, unveiling plans for a restaurant and Champagne bar on the King’s Road that aims to make zero-waste “luxurious”.
Rick Astley and brewer Mikkeller open second London bar
80s pop star Rick Astley has once again teamed up with Danish brewer Mikkeller to open their second London site – Mikkeller’s first UK brewpub as well as a bar and restaurant in Exmouth Market.
Zero-waste restaurant Silo releases opening date for London venue
Following the success of its acclaimed Brighton branch, Silo owner and head chef Douglas McMaster has revealed the opening date for a second venue in east London.