HOTTEST OPENINGS OF SUMMER 2015

Jason Atherton expands his empire with Social Wine and Tapas; Stick n Sushi opens up a new spot in Canary Wharf; Granger & Co joins the King's Cross revolution; the party people of Dead Dolls House unleash a new hive in Peckham; Camino goes bankside and Polpo hits the King's Road. 

DARBAAR

1 Snowden Street, Shoreditch EC2A 2DQ

Located in the heart of London’s City and very close to Shoreditch, Darbaar by Abdul offers a sharing dining experience inspired by the banquets of the Indian Royal Court in…

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Opening Timings
Monday - Friday 12:00 - 22:45
Saturday 18:00 - 22:45

Nearest Station : Shoreditch High Street

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ORANGE ELEPHANT

353 Fulham Rd, Chelsea SW10 9TW

Named after the magnificent breed of South Devonshire cow from which the delicious steaks are sourced, Orange Elephants are the largest of the native British cattle, with their nickname deriving from their wide…

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Monday - Sunday 12:00 - 23:30

Nearest Station : South Kensington

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LOBSTER BAR

205 Richmond Road, London Fields E8 3NJ

Lobster Bar is a casual all day dining restaurant & Bar to launch in London fields Focusing on a concept of freshness, sustainability & delicious simple food. We will have an eat…

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Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 23:00

Nearest Station : London Fields

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BONEYARD

168 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6HU

Boneyard defines a new type of venue for Shoreditch’s eclectic food scene within an industrial US inspired interior. The space reflects the area’s dynamic energy and atmosphere by serving delicious…

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Monday - Sunday 12:00 - 00:00

Nearest Station : Shoreditch High Street

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ROK SMOKEHOUSE

26 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3NZ

Meats, wood fire, pickles, simplicity.

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Opening Timings
Mon - Sat 6.30pm – 11pm
Snack Menu Fri & Sat 11pm - 1am

Nearest Station : Shoreditch High St

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PARADISE GARAGE

254 Paradise Row, Bethnal Green, E2 9LE

The next chapter from Robin Gill & co; the team behind The Dairy and The Manor​. 

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Tuesday 18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday - Saturday 12:00 - 23:00

Nearest Station : Bethnal Green

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PIZZABUZZ

Alphabeta Building, Worship St, EC2A 2AH

Wild rock shrimp, merguez sausage, courgette flowers, Fontal or Pecorino – PizzaBuzz, the City’s newest pizza joint, promises head-turning toppings, slick counter service and unbeatable flavour combinations. Super fast and…

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Opening Timings
Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 22:30
Friday - Saturday 09:00 - 23:00
Sunday 11:00 - 22:30

Nearest Station : Shoreditch High St

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RED’S TRUE BARBECUE

54-56 Grt Eastern St, Shoreditch EC2A 3QR

Like a lightning bolt from the heavens it dawned on Red. The people of this island knew nothing of True Barbecue. Of prime cuts, smoked low n' slow, infused with…

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Mon-Wed 12:00–23:00
Thurs-Fri 12:00–02:00
Sat 10:00–02:00
Sun 10:00–23:00

Nearest Station : Shoreditch High St

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BARRAFINA DRURY LANE

43 Drury Lane, Covent Garden WC2B 5AJ

The third Barrafina restaurant has the same signature look and feel of the other restaurants and comprises 23 red leather high stools, one long marble-topped bar, a state of the…

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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00

Nearest Station : Covent Garden

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FIX

177-179 morning lane, Hackney E96LH

An environment where people can be themselves, relax and ultimately feel at home whilst experiencing technically beautiful dishes and flavours. choose from our mixFIX British tapas plates or go for…

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Tuesday - Friday 5pm - 10pm
Saturday 12pm - 10pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm

Nearest Station : Homerton

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NY FOLD

103 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DT

NY Fold is the first UK restaurant for award-winning pizza maestro Bruno DiFabio, bringing delicious tasting, authentic New York pizza to London. With 10 artisan pizzerias across the US, six…

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Opening Timings
Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 00:30
Sunday 10:00 - 00:00

Nearest Station : Tottenham Court Road

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PATTY & BUN HACKNEY

397 Mentmore Terrace, Hackney E8 3PH

No nonsense, fresh, honest, damn tasty burgers... with some cracking side kicks. 

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Tues – Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 9am – 10pm (Brunch 9am-4pm)
Sun 9am – 7pm (All Day Brunch)

Nearest Station : London Fields

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HUMBLE GRAPE

2 Battersea Rise, SW11 1EDv

Bar/shop offering boutique wines sourced and imported with love, to take away or drink in, small plate food, tasting events, dinners and good times. We’re an independent wine merchant and tasting…

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Opening Timings
Mon 11:00 – 22:00
Tues - Thurs 11:00 – 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 – 00:00
Sun 12:00 – 22:00

Nearest Station : Clapham Junction

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CANDOGS

235b Old Street, Shoreditch EC1V 9HE

CANDOGS is situated just a hop, skip and a jump away from Old Street Station. We are a dynamic and creative new space waiting to be discovered next time you’re…

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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thur - Sat 11:30 - 02:30
Sun 11:00 - 00:00

Nearest Station : Old Street

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THE FIRE STATION

150 Waterloo Road, SE1 8SB London

Our pizzas are and stretched and cooked fresh to order - they are simply a cut above; made with our new recipe tomato sauce, they taste amazing. We hand craft…

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Mon - Wed 07:00–23:00
Thurs - Fri 07:00 – 00:00
Sat 09:00 – 00:00
Sun 09:00 – 22:30

Nearest Station : Waterloo

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AUBAINE BROADGATE CIRCLE

38 Broadgate Circle, City of London EC2M 1QS

Aubaine Broadgate Circle is a stone's throw from Liverpool Street station in the heart of the city. It is our second newest restaurant to open, Aubaine Broadgate Circle is the…

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Opening Timings
Monday - Friday 07:30 - 23:00
Saturday 08:00 - 22:00

Nearest Station : Liverpool Street

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CRAB TAVERN

Unit 7, Broadgate Circle, EC2M 7UR

The all-day seafood restaurant and bar will merge New York style with a menu of classic dishes, to become the city’s go-to destination whatever the time of day. The generous all-day…

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Mon - Tues 07:00 – 23:30
Wed - Fri 07:00 – 01:00
Sat - Sun 08:00–23:00

Nearest Station : Liverpool Street

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OLDROYD

344 Upper Street, Islington N1 0PD

Oldroyd is a relaxed 40-cover neighbourhood restaurant, located at 344 Upper Street in Islington, just a few minutes’ walk from Angel tube station. Split across two floors, the restaurant offers…

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Mon - Thur 12.00 - 23.00
Fri 12.00 - 00.00
Sat 10.00 - 00.00
Sun 10.00 - 22.00

Nearest Station : Highbury & Islington

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BALLS & COMPANY

58 Greek St, Soho W1D 3DY

Australian chef/owner Bonny Porter and her team hope to bring something completely new to the London casual dining scene, shaking up the current meat-heavy ‘dude food’ trend in the capital…

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Monday – Saturday 12:00 - 23:00

Nearest Station : Tottenham Court Road

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SMITH & WOLLENSKY

The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam St, WC2N 6HT

The London restaurant will be located on the ground floor of the Adelphi building on John Adams Street. Its two floors will showcase two full dining bars, two main dining…

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Opening Timings
Mon - Fri 11:30–23:00
Sat 17:00–23:00
Sun 12:00–18:00

Nearest Station : Embankment

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GRANGER & CO KING'S CROSS

7 Pancras Square, King's Cross N1C 4AG

There is no denying that King’s Cross is undergoing a dramatic transformation and there couldn’t be a more exciting area in London to be a part of. The central boomerang-shaped…

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Opening Timings
Mon - Sat 7am – 11pm
Sun 8am – 10.30pm

Nearest Station : King's Cross

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HUNGRY DONKEY

56 Wentworth street, London, E1 7AL

Welcome to Hungry Donkey, a modern Greek restaurant in London specialising in simple, authentic Greek cuisine. Inspired by classic Greek street food our focus is on quick and enticing dishes…

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Opening Timings
Mon-Wed 8am-10pm
Thurs-Fri 8am-10:30pm
Sat 10am-10:30pm
Sun 11am-6pm

Nearest Station : Aldgate East

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MOMMI BAR & GRILL

44 - 48 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UR

Drawing on the vibrancy of Miami, the eclecticism of Venice Beach, the upbeat rhythm of South America and the refinement of Japan, MOMMI brings together a festival of potent flavours…

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Mon - Wed 5pm - 11pm
Thursday & Friday 12pm - 12am
Weekends 10am - 23:00

Nearest Station : Clapham North

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MORDEN AND LEA

17 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6JP

Morden & Lea is a modern stylish restaurant and bar hiding in plain sight in London’s vibrant Chinatown. Named after cartographers Robert Morden and Philip Lea, who were the first…

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Opening Timings
Monday - Saturday 11:00 - 00:00

Nearest Station : Leicester Square

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CLAYTON ARMS

1 Clayton Road, Peckham, SE15 5JA

The Dolls House Peckham resides at Number 1 Clayton Road – A public House built in the 1870’s that has been rather neglected of late. Today it’s current owners have…

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Tuesday - Thursday 5pm – 12.30am
Friday 5pm – 3am
Saturday 11am – 3am
Sunday 11am – 11pm

Nearest Station : Queens Road Peckham

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THE TRADING HOUSE

91 Gresham Street, St Pauls EC2V 7NQ

Frontier importers and exporters of particular and peculiar eccentricities, curiosities and antiquities. Offering a soon-to-be world-famous selection of spiced-twist cocktails, a traditionally British G&T list, Champagne, wine, and a vast…

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Mon - Wed 12:00pm - 12:00am
Thurs 12:00pm - 1:00am
Friday 12:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday 4:00pm - 12:00am

Nearest Station : St. Pauls

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SOCIAL WINE AND TAPAS

39 James St, Marylebone W1U1DL

Social Wine & Tapas is Jason Atherton’s latest restaurant, bar and wine shop on James Street, Marylebone. Open seven days a week, executive sommelier Laure Patry has created a dynamic wine list…

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Mon - Sat 12:00 – 22:30
Sun 12:00 – 21:30

Nearest Station : Bond Street

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CRAFT LONDON

Peninsula Square, London SE10 0SQ

You can find our Café on the ground floor of Craft London. Pick up a loaf go Greenwich Rise (wood oven baked sourdough), a Craft London roasted coffee, a pizza,…

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Opening Timings
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
Sun 08:00 - 18:00

Nearest Station : North Greenwich

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CAMINO BANKSIDE

5 Canvey Street, Borough SE1 9AN

Enjoy the theatre of traditional Spanish ham carving at our open jamón counter, where we have a selection of impeccable quality Ibérico black pig hams (cured for a minimum of…

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Monday – Tuesday 12pm – 11pm
Wed – Friday 12pm - 12am
Saturday 11am – 11pm
Sunday 11am – 10pm

Nearest Station : Southwark

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TART

25 The Pavement, Clapham SW4 0JA

A chef met a marketer and Tart was born. From a market stall in Herne Hill, Jace & Adam now have a cosy tart shop overlooking Clapham Common where their team…

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Mon - Fri 08:00–18:00
Sat - Sun 09:00–18:00

Nearest Station : Clapham Common

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POLPO CHELSEA

81 Duke of York Square, Chelsea SW3 4LY

Housed within a Georgian, grade II listed building on the West side of the square, the new restaurant will have a stripped back feel, inspired by the scruffy wine bars…

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Opening Timings
Monday to Saturday 10am to 11pm
Sunday 10am to 10.30pm

Nearest Station : Sloane Square

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TOP DOG

48 Frith Street, Soho W1D 4SF

At Top Dog we believe that hot dogs should be good dogs, not just juicy and delicious, but natural, grass-feed, free-range, made from meat, not mystery. All of our dogs are…

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Mon - Thurs 10:00 – 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 – 00:00
Sun 12:00–22:30

Nearest Station : Leicester Square

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HOP

2 Finsbury Avenue Square, EC2M 2PA

The modern taste of Vietnam is fast, fresh and fearless: cherished recipes prepared quickly for a working community on the move. There’s little dairy and not much oil or gluten.…

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Daily from 7am to 11am
Lunch 11am to 4pm

Nearest Station : Liverpool Street

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STICKS'N'SUSHI CANARY WHARF

1 Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf E14 5AR

Sticks ‘n’ Sushi, the uniquely Skandi-influenced Japanese restaurant group will open a fourth London site in Canary Wharf this May. The group entered the London market in 2012 with a…

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Monday - Friday 07:00 - 23:00
Saturday 11:30 - 23:00
Sunday 12:00 - 22:00

Nearest Station : Canary Wharf

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9 Conduit Street, Mayfair W1S 2XG

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104 Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 0LA

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1 Commodity Quay, London E1W 1AZ

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J SHEEKEY

28-35 St Martins Court, Covent Garden WC2N 4AL