Pied à Terre’s David Moore buys London pub
The restaurateur behind London’s Pied à Terre, David Moore, has bought a London pub, The Deveraux off The Strand, with plans to turn it into a “proper pub” without “any pretence”.
Rambla’s Victor Garvey to open new Spanish restaurant in London
Following the success of Catalan restaurant Rambla, chef Victor Garvey will open Barullo in the City of London, serving food from across Spain.
Ed Sheeran to open London bar and restaurant
Rumours are circulating that pop star Ed Sheeran, together with his manager Stuart Camp, are to open a bar and restaurant venture on London’s Portobello Road.
Dum Biryani’s Dhruv Mittal to open second site in London
Chef-turned-restaurateur Dhruv Mittal is set to open Lucknow Social in Mayfair this month, serving regional Indian cuisine.
Immersive DC comic book restaurant planned for Soho
Planning has been submitted for an immersive comic book restaurant based on the DC universe within the same building as American steakhouse restaurant Mash in London’s Piccadilly.
Bonnie Gull co-founder to open restaurant and fishmongers
Following the success of Bonnie Gull in Soho, restaurateur Alex Hunter will open hybrid venue The Sea, The Sea in Chelsea.
Founders of Bun House to open second London site
Following the success of Bun House on Soho’s Greek Street, its founders are opening a larger restaurant with tearooms in nearby Chinatown.
Ex-Babbo head chef to launch first solo venture in London
Former head chef of Mayfair Italian Babbo, Carlos Scotto, is set to open his first restaurant in Marylebone later this month, offering a menu influenced by his Neapolitan heritage.
Sausage-only restaurant to open in London
A restaurant dedicated entirely to sausage is set to open in Islington with the aim of reinventing the humble hotdog, offering bangers from Blighty, bratwurst from Germany and kielbasa from Poland.
Winners of the BBC’s Million Pound Menu to open first London venture
The winners of BBC show Million Pound Menu 2018, Rupert Smith and Marita Lietz of Bubble&, are set to open Bubble& Café Bar at chef Atul Kochar’s Amersham restaurant, Hawkyns.
Honey-focused mead bar to open in London
Gosnells, London’s only meadery, is to launch its debut bar upstairs at the Coal Rooms in Peckham next month, serving ‘Original’ and ‘Vintage’ meads with a continually changing menu.