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Jul
The Frog - E1
British, Modern
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2016
MasterChef finalist and Bright Young Thing Adam Handling is steaming ahead with a roll out of his Frog brand after just six months in the Truman Brewery site: the new site will be in Covent Garden and will open in summer 2017. The plans are for an all-day restaurant with an open-plan kitchen, large private dining room and speakeasy-style basement bar with its own entrance.
Dean & DeLuca - W1
Sandwiches, cakes, etc
  London
Opening 05 Jul 2017
In the former heart-of-Mayfair premises of Allen’s the Butchers, this most chichi (end expensive!) of NYC lifestyle brands (a global business now, of which a chunk is still held by founder Giorgio DeLuca, who opened his first SoHo store in 1977) aims to storm the capital in the second half of 2017. So many US brands founder on over-pricing when they hit London – perhaps having a British chairman (Charles Finch) will help them judge the market better than some of their peers.
Rola Wala - E1
Indian
  London
Opening 15 Jul 2017
After a long residency at Street Feast, Rola Wala (in Leeds since 2014) is growing permanent London roots in Sptialfields, serving up their spicy street food, sodas and craft beers. There will be low-calorie, low-carb and gluten-free options, plus an added feelgood factor thanks to their charitable partnership with One Feeds Two - for every naan roll sold, a school meal is provided to a child living in poverty.
MEATliquor - WC1X
Burgers, etc
  London
Opening 19 Jul 2017
The eighth London branch of this meaty chain will open this summer in a former tramshed in King's Cross.
Sophie's Steakhouse - W1D
  London
Opening 20 Jul 2017
A third London branch of Sophie's Steakhouse opens in Soho mid-2017.
Mother - SW8
Pizza
  London
Opening 22 Jul 2017
From Copenhagan’s meatpacking district – first UK venture of this hugely popular concept in Denmark, and one of the first outlets to open in Battersea Power Station’s Circus West Village in July 2017. It offers ‘Italian pizza without all the nonsense’… but still notes its ‘signature sourdough’, ‘seawater’ and ‘manufacturing its own mozzarella’.
temper City - EC2R
BBQ
  London
Opening 24 Jul 2017
Neil Rankin is to open a second Temper, just months after opening in Soho: he has taken the last slot in Bank's Angel court devlopement. This sibling will be just as meat-focussed as its West End brother, but with Indian/curry influences (rather than Mexican ones, as in Soho). Watch this space for opening dates and details.
The Frog - WC2E
British, Modern
  London
Opening 24 Jul 2017
MasterChef finalist and Bright Young Thing Adam Handling is set to roll out his Frog brand after just six months in E1; the new restaurant will be in Covent Garden and is sure to open in summer 2017. It will open all day from breakfast and will have an (almost mandatory these days) open-plan kitchen, large private dining room and a speakeasy-style basement bar with its own entrance.
The Man Who Fell to Earth - M2
  Manchester
Opening 25 Jul 2017
Chef Micheal O'Hare (of Man Behind the Curtain, Leeds, fame) has teamed up with footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs to open this restaurant (one of three they are planning together) in the former Stock Exchange building, which they will re-open as a boutique hotel in 2017. It will be a 'Parisian ballroom-style' affair. See also Are Friends Electric, the rooftop restaurant.
Bone Daddies, Nova - SW1
Japanese
  London
Opening 25 Jul 2017
Bringing some street cred to Victoria's new residential and restaurant development, Nova, is Ross Shonhan (the daddy of Bone Daddies). He plans to open a ramen bar serving noodles, filled buns and a take on Osaka-style Okonomiyaki. It sounds like it could be Shonhan’s largest venue to date with two floors and outside space.
M Restaurant Twickenham - TW1
  London
Opening 26 Jul 2017
Following a £1.8million crowdfunding campaign, the M Restaurants brand is to be rolled out into the 'burbs in July 2017. The Twickenham branch will be more casual than its City siblings but will offer a similar menu (steak) and a range of wines on tap.
The Ivy Tower Bridge - SE1
British, Modern
  London
Opening 26 Jul 2017
Another spin-off of Caprice Holding's Ivy brand, this time at One Tower Bridge – a new development next to City Hall and Tower Bridge. It is due to open in summer 2017 and will serve a similar all-day menu to the Ivy Chelsea Garden.
The Ivy Café - SE1
British, Modern
  London
Opening 26 Jul 2017
Blimey! At this rate Richard Caring is going to have as many Ivy restaurants as he did Côte venues (before he sold them off for a tidy sum). Another café-style offshoot of the West End original arrives at the One Tower Bridge development in July 2017. There are already Ivy Cafés in Wimbledon, Marylebone, St John's Wood and Richmond.
Magpie - W1B
British, Modern
  London
Opening 27 Jul 2017
James Ramsden and Sam Herlihy, co-founders of Hackney's stellar Pidgin, are heading up the West End with their new venture, set to open in June. Magpie will be a fun, British interpretation of dim sum restaurants, with diners choosing plates (and cocktails!) straight off the trolleys that constantly move around.
Suvlaki - E1
Greek
  London
Opening 27 Jul 2017
A Shoreditch sibling for Soho's Greek street food joint.
No 29 Power Station West - SW8
British, Modern
  London
Opening 28 Jul 2017
Independent neighbourhood bar group, Darwin & Wallace opens its latest venue inside the iconic Battersea Power Station's 'Circus West Village'. A bar first and foremost, however food (from brunch to dinner) will also be available.
Barbecoa, Nova - SW1
Steaks & grills
  London
Opening 29 Jul 2017
Jamie O’s temple for meat-lovers, where prices are often “shocking”, has secured a site at Victoria's new Nova development, as well as a massive 300-cover Piccadilly sibling in 2017.
Are Friends Electric - M2
British, Modern
  Manchester
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Chef Micheal O'Hare (of Man Behind the Curtain, Leeds, fame) has teamed up with footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs to open this restaurant (one of three they are planning together), on the rooftop of the former Stock Exchange building that they are converting into a boutique hotel. See also the Man Who Fell to Earth.
Ben's Canteen - SW8
Burgers, etc
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
A third branch for this South London burger 'n' brunch chain; this time in the 'Circus West Village' at Battersea Power Station.
Butterscotch Bakery - W12
Sandwiches, cakes, etc
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Bea Vo, the Virginia-born driving force behind Stax, Boondocks and Famous Flames is launching this bakery in Summer 2017, in the former BBC White City development; expect American sweet goods such as layer cakes, pies, cobblers, brownies and cupcakes. If you can't wait, it's already available to buy online.
Duckroad - SW8
British, Modern
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Sibling to Soho's Ducksoup and Hackney's Rawduck, this new opening has been confirmed as one of the first restaurants that will open in the Circus West Village at Battersea Power Station this summer.
Fiume - SW8
Italian
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Hot on the heels of opening Radici, Francesco Mazzei and D&D London have announced another collaboration, Fiume, which will open in the revamped Battersea Power Station site in Summer 2017.
Hoppers - EC3P
Indian, Southern
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
A pop-up sibling to Hoppers will open in early 2017 inside the crazy golf club beside the Gherkin.
Hovarda - W1D
Turkish
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Hovarda, a Greek and Turkish grill venture, will open in Soho in 2017; the third restaurant from the owners of Frescobaldi and Yosma, Hovarda will focus on seafood.
In Paella - W1A
Spanish
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Chef Quique Dacosta has been heavily awarded by the tyre men for his two restaurants in Spain (Quique Dacosta in Denia and El Poblet in Valencia), and is arriving in the UK soon with backing from the Iberica chain. The main offering will be paella (hence the name), and it will be anything but ordinary; date and location will be updated as we know them.
Island Poke - EC2M
American
  City of London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
A City sibling branch for the street-trader-turned-permanent restaurant that serves up super-healthy (and tasty) Hawaiian poke bowls (diced fish and rice), with equally trendy acai bowls on offer at breakfast.
Parlez - SE4
British, Modern
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
This new all-day restaurant is aiming to make Brockley the envy of all of its South London neighbours; with a mantra of 'local is gospel', seasonal menus and local artist involvement, it will be a bonus for the area.
Shikumen - EC3N
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
A City (Aldgate East) branch for growing Chinese mini-chain Shikumen, inside a Dorsett Hotel (as in Shepherd's Bush), and due to open in July 2017
The Pilgrm Hotel - W2
British, Modern
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
A new 'pared-back' hotel designed for modern travellers will open in Paddington this summer. From a former Zetter Group partner and the founder of myhotels, this spot will have 73 rooms, a lounge bar and 30-cover dining room. And yes, we believe it IS spelled like that.
VQ - EC3N
  City of London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
VQ is bringing its 24-hour charm (alongside upmarket dim sum vendors Shikumen) to the City, as part of the new Dorsett City London hotel by Aldgate East.
Wright Brothers - SW11
Fish & seafood
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
The Wright brothers are opening their fifth branch this summer, in the 'Circus West Village' section of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment.
Church Street Standard (TBC) - CF14
  Cardiff
Opening 31 Jul 2017
From the chaps behind Bristol's Urban Standard and North Street Standard comes a new Cardiff venture serving traditional British and European dishes. The name is still TBC but Church Street Standard is in the mix.
Fancy Crab - W1U
Fish & seafood
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Although the name suggests the opposite, this all-day Marylebone restaurant will offer 'accessibly priced' seafood – with Red King Crab as the star dish. Have this North Pacific Ocean crustacean cold on ice with dipping sauce and pickle; grilled with butter, thyme and hollandaise sauce; tempura-style crab claws; crab salad; Singaporean chilli crab or as a Fancy Crab Burger.
Unico - W11
Italian
  London
Opening 31 Jul 2017
Notting Hill scoops up a new Gelateria and deli, serving traditional gelato alongside Italian coffee, cakes, pastries, vegan salads and sandwiches.
Pickle & Toast - W1
  London
Opening Jul 2017
Soho recently witnessed the arrival of grilled cheese sandwich café Melt Room; now W1 is about to gain another venue on the junction of Wardour Street and Peter Street, specialising in sourdough bread, vintage cheddar and dill pickle. Open for Breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites "from dawn till dark"
Dumpy Lynn's - EC1
Chinese, Dim sum
  London
Opening Jul 2017
(Update - since Ennismore opened Breddos on this site, we're not quite sure of this project's future.) A 45-seater dim sum parlour in the heart of Clerkenwell, brought to us by Ennismore – the owner of Gleneagles and the Hoxton hotels. Due to open summer 2017. Further details still TBA – watch this space!
Aug
Homeslice - W12
Pizza
  London
Opening 01 Aug 2017
A fourth branch of Mark and Alan Wogan's Homeslice will open in the redeveloped Television Centre in 2017.
Core by Clare Smyth - W11
British, Modern
  London
Opening 01 Aug 2017
Clare Smyth, former chef patron at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay - and the first British woman to hold three Michelin stars - has secured this site (previously Notting Hill Kitchen, RIP, and once the site of the original Leith's) to launch her first solo venture here in July 2017. Tasting menus will be the central offering, showcasing Smyth's attention to detail, which is also evident in the wine list and specially commissioned British-made furniture, cutlery and crockery.
Coal Rooms - SE15
Steaks & grills
  London
Opening 01 Aug 2017
Meat and fish are grilled in a special coal oven at this new restaurant occupying the beautifully restored former Grade II listed ticket office at Peckham Rye station. From the entrepreneurs behind the Old Spike Roastery, Camberwell's Spike + Earl, Peckham restaurant Aside and coffee-based charity Change Please. Head chef Sam Bryant has worked in the kitchens of Smokehouse, Princess of Shoreditch and Norfolk's Dabbling Duck.
P.F. Chang's Asian Table - WC2H
Pan-Asian
  London
Opening 04 Aug 2017
Already a household name in the States, this pan-Asian powerhouse brings its own take on brunch to Covent Garden, alongside its popular dumplings and Dynamite shrimp. Fluid Movement (the folks behind Shoreditch's Worship Street Whistling Shop) curate the cocktail list. Ex-Nobu chef Deepak Kotian heads up the kitchen.
La Fromagerie Bloomsbury - WC1N
  London
Opening 31 Aug 2017
Highbury's legendary Fromagerie has already spawned a sibling cafe, and now there's to be another, in Bloomsbury, from summer 2017
Raw & BBQ - W1
Fusion
  London
Opening 31 Aug 2017
A new Mayfair restaurant from the owners of Sushi Samba and Duck & Waffle, specialising in raw bar-style cuisine (shellfish, ceviche etc) and BBQ.
Restaurant at The Curtain, Curtain Hotel - EC2A
British, Modern
  London
Opening 31 Aug 2017
A new £60m hotel and members' club (to rival Soho House) is slated to open next summer in the gigantic building site some know as Shoreditch. The Curtain is brought to us by Michael Achenbaum, president of the Gansevoort Hotel Group. Heading up the restaurant at The Curtain will be Marcus Samuelsson, operator of Red Rooster in Harlem.
The Botanicals - N
  London
Opening 31 Aug 2017
Tom Aikens plans to launch this as his new London flagship restaurant serving Tapas with a botanicals bar.
Vietvan, - CR0
Vietnamese
  Croydon
Opening 31 Aug 2017
Nick Moss (brother of supermodel Kate) plans to unveil a permanent site for his Vietnamese street food at Croydon's upcoming Boxpark project – a new retail and restaurant development housed within old shipping containers. Expected to open summer 2016.
Saucy - W1T
Italian
  London
Opening 31 Aug 2017
Fresh pasta is made daily at this little Italian eat-in/take-away bar on Tottenham Court Road, brought to us by an Irish chef and her British business partner. Like Borough Market's pasta bar Padella there will be no bookings, so expect to queue at peak times.
Galadari, Crowne Plaza Hotel (City) - EC4
Japanese
  London
Opening Aug 2017
The new restaurant for the eighth floor of the Crown Plaza Hotel in the City, set to feature a Japanese kushiyaki grill.
Sep
Bluebird Café - W12
  London
Opening 01 Sep 2017
D&D London are rolling out the Bluebird Café concept with this first sibling in the former Television Centre at White City, due to open later in 2017. An outdoor terrace and deli will feature.
Cub - N1
  London
Opening 01 Sep 2017
Ryan Chetiyawardana is opening his first restaurant, in the former Shoreditch home of White Lyan, along with chef Doug McMaster of Brighton zero-waste restaurant Silo. The pair recently launched a cocktail bar at Silo together.
Duddell's - SE1
  London
Opening 01 Sep 2017
Hong Kong comes to London this autumn when this authentic Cantonese / dim sum chain (with 10 sites across HK) opens its first UK branch, in St Thomas Church in London Bridge. Chef Daren Liew was, until recently, executive sous chef with the Hakkasan Group.
Japan Centre Food Hall - SW1Y
  London
Opening 01 Sep 2017
A new flagship Japan Store, with an authentic Japanese food hall, complete with 100-seater courtyard, is planned for September, not far from the Piccadilly original.
Not Real Indian (NRI) - B1
  Birmingham
Opening 01 Sep 2017
Chef-entrepreneur Atul Kocchar will open his first UK restaurant under the Not Real Indian (NRI) brand this September, serving cuisine developed by Indian cooks living abroad. The new 180-seat venture in Birmingham’s Mailbox development will serve such dishes as Sri Lankan curry, Malaysian-Indian curried noodles, and British-Indian spiced fish and chips. NRI was launched in Mumbai in 2016.
Parker's Tavern - CB1
  Cambridge (Central and South)
Opening 01 Sep 2017
Parker’s Tavern will be the destination restaurant in the revamped University Arms Hotel overlooking Parker’s Piece; chef Tristan Welch (previously head chef at Pétrus, he also relaunched Launceston Place then worked on Mustique) will be heading up the kitchen, representing a return to his East Anglian roots.
The Ivy Marlow Garden - SL7
British, Traditional
  Marlow
Opening 01 Sep 2017
The Ivy brand expansion reaches Edinburgh; in the group's first Scottish venture, Eric Garnier (former co-owner London's Racine) will oversee the New Town restaurant, which will open all day and boasts a mezzanine terrace and bar as well as 130-cover dining area.
The Ivy on the Square - EH2
British, Traditional
  Edinburgh
Opening 01 Sep 2017
The Ivy brand expansion reaches Edinburgh; in the group's first Scottish venture, Eric Garnier (former co-owner London's Racine) will oversee front of house at the New Town restaurant, which will open all day and boasts a mezzanine terrace and bar as well as 130-cover dining area.
The Listing - EC4R
  London
Opening 01 Sep 2017
A second 2017 opening for Drake & Morgan, who bought Corney & Barrow Wine Bars in 2016.
Breddos Tacos - EC1M
Mexican/TexMex
  London
Opening 01 Sep 2017
On the former site of Brad MacDonald's BBQ joint Shotgun (RIP) in Soho's Kingly Street comes a second outpost of this mega-popular taqueria. Breddos, which started life as a street food vendor, opened its first permanent restaurant in Clerkenwell last year.
Shibui - W1
Japanese
  London
Opening 01 Sep 2017
Former head chef at Hackney's “cramped-but-magical” Pidgin, Elizabeth Haigh, is behind this Japanese-influenced restaurant offering refined barbecue dishes with inventive flavour pairings.
Killer Tomato - W11
Mexican/TexMex
  London
Opening 04 Sep 2017
A second branch of west London's quirky Mexican street food joint is in the pipeline for autumn 2017.
Sabor - W1B
Spanish
  London
Opening 04 Sep 2017
Nieves Barragán Mohacho and José Etura, who met working at Barrafina, have finally announced the name of their new venture: Sabor, unsurprisingly a Spanish restaurant, with additional bar and asador (wood-fired oven), will open in Heddon Street this autumn. The ground-floor will feature a fresh seafood counter and an open kitchen producing regional dishes from across Spain, while the upstairs restaurant will focus on the cuisine of Galicia and Castile.
Wreckfish - L1
  Liverpool city centre
Opening 04 Sep 2017
After the UK's largest restaurant crowdfund (over £200,000 raised in just 28 days), Gary Usher - of Burnt Truffle, Sticky Walnut and Hispi - will be opening this new Liverpool bistro in September 2017. An astonishing start to what promises to be another successful venture from Usher; a fundraising launch-night meal from Tom Kerridge sold out in 15 minutes.
Din Tai Fung - W1A
Chinese, Dim sum
  London
Opening 27 Sep 2017
Since opening in Taipei in 1972 to make ends meet when the retail oil prices plummeted, this soup dumpling and noodle shop has gone global, and is arriving in the UK this summer - exact time and place to be confirmed.
Jean-Georges Vongerichten at The Connaught - W1K
Pan-Asian
  London
Opening 30 Sep 2017
London - more specifically The Connaught - welcomes stellar French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten (formerly of Vong at The Berkeley).
The Petersham - WC2E
British, Modern
  London
Opening 30 Sep 2017
The Boglione family, owners of Richmond's Petersham Nurseries, are venturing into central London this year, with an ambitious new development in Covent Garden, which will launch in two phases: the shop, delicatessen, florist and wine cellar will open in June, followed by two restaurants, The Petersham and La Goccia in September, alongside two bars.
Ella Canta - W1
Mexican/TexMex
  London
Opening 30 Sep 2017
Martha Oritz, of Mexico City's Dulce Patria, has confirmed she will open her first London venture alongside Theo Randall as The Intercontinental Park Lane's second restaurant. The new dining room, designed by David Collins Studio, will serve the chef's take on Mexican cuisine and is expected to open in early 2017.
Canova Hall - SW9
Italian
  London
Opening 30 Sep 2017
From hippest Hackney to bustling Brixton, the Albion & East Group definitely know their audience. After opening Martello Hall in Mare Street serving wood fired pizza and gin distilled on-site in January, a second site arrives in Brixton in September.
Pentonbridge Inn - CA6
British, Modern
  Penton
Opening Sep 2017
An ambitious new venture in the wilds of Cumbria from husband-and-wife team Jake and Cassie White – formerly head chef and pastry chef at Marcus Wareing's eponymous London restaurant Marcus, The Berkeley. The pair have taken over the old Bridge Inn pub, which will reopen later this year after major refurbishment with a 45-cover dining room serving five or seven course tasting menus, plus rooms and a nearby kitchen garden providing much of the fare.
Sushisamba - WC2
Japanese
  London
Opening Sep 2017
A second London outpost of this dazzling international chain, serving “heavenly” Japanese/South American fusion fare, has arrived in Covent Garden in early-2017 on the former site of Brasserie Blanc. The City original occupies the 39th floor of Heron Tower and incorporates one of the capital's best rooftop terraces.
Oct
Gezellig - W1U
International
  London
Opening 01 Oct 2017
After a successful residency at Carousel, the trio behind Gezellig are looking for their own site in London for their unique offering of 'creative comfort food' - watch this space for more details.
Hoppers - W1U
Indian, Southern
  London
Opening 01 Oct 2017
The Sethi siblings' (Gymkhana, Trishna) Sri Lankan street food shack, which stormed into Soho with the “incredible” and “punchy flavours” in 2015, adds a sister restaurant in Marylebone. Good news for fans who don't want to wait outside the no bookings Soho original, the press release says there will be a reservation line for the new site!
The Coal Shed - SE1
Steaks & grills
  London
Opening 01 Oct 2017
Overlooking the recently completed public piazza at the centre of the new One Tower Bridge development, Brighton's favourite steak joint is heading up to the Smoke in autumn 2017.
The Ivy Bath Brasserie - BA1
British, Traditional
  Bath
Opening 01 Oct 2017
The Ivy's 'accessible all-day dining' formula is popping up brasseries in all of England's most picturesque towns and cities, and now it's Bath's turn. Opening in Autumn 2017 in the heart of the city, this spot will feature a large outdoor terrace and a private dining room. Planning applications have also been lodged for sites in Exeter, Harrogate, Cheltenham and Manchester as of June 2017.
VIVI - WC1A
British, Modern
  London
Opening 01 Oct 2017
As part of the renovation of the entire, iconic Centre Point building, London restaurateurs rhubarb (Sky Garden, Saatchi Gallery, Royal Albert Hall) will open a 'new culinary destination' on the bridge link overlooking the new square in late 2017.
Crocadon Farm - PL12
  Saltash
Opening 02 Oct 2017
Dan Cox, previously head chef at Fera, has taken over this former sawmill and organic farm on the Devon/Cornwall border and will open a restaurant here soon
Dishoom - W8
Indian
  London
Opening 02 Oct 2017
Dishoom's popular 'Bombay Cafe' formula is arriving 'out West' in late 2017, when they open a new (and very big) branch in Barker's Arcade off Kensington High Street.
Rola Wala - OX1
Indian
  Oxford
Opening 02 Oct 2017
This street-food truck turned permanent venture (in Leeds and now London) has been confirmed as one of the food venues launching with the re-opening of Oxford's refurbished Westgate Centre in October 2017.
Smoking Goat - E2
Thai
  London
Opening 16 Oct 2017
'Smoking Goat 2.0' will open in Shoreditch in mid-October. The PR info (well, a lengthy Insta-post) says that, while the new place will be bigger, the menu will focus on serving just a couple of signature Thai dishes each day, to maintain quality and value.
Indian Accent - W1S
Indian
  London
Opening 31 Oct 2017
On the former site of Chor Bizarre (and from the same owner, Old World Hospitality) a nouvelle Indian restaurant with sibling venues in New York and New Delhi. The New Delhi original is on the World's 50 Best List.
Dec
Gökyüzü - E17
Turkish
  London
Opening 01 Dec 2017
A third outpost of this high quality Turkish grill group is set to open on the former site of BHS in Walthamstow's Mall shopping centre. The Green Lanes original has long found favour among our reporters for its “quality of barbecued meat”, “beautiful succulent sharing platters” and “good value” fare.
Bob Bob Exchange - EC3
British, Modern
  London
Opening 31 Dec 2017
Soho's “OTT” but undeniably fun Bob Bob Ricard – where diners “love the ‘press for champagne’ button on every table!” – gets a swanky new City sibling. The restaurant is expected to open in the Leadenhall Building (otherwise known as The Cheesegrater) in 2017.
Jamie Oliver's Pub - N1
British, Modern
  London
Opening Dec 2017
Jamie's heading back to his roots. The redevelopment of an 1850s canalside office building will see new 'creative offices' for Jamie HQ, a restaurant and this, a traditional British boozer. Opening date TBC - early 2017.
Feb
Jean-Christophe Novelli at City Quays - BT1
French
  Belfast
Opening 01 Feb 2018
Celebrity chef JC Novelli is adding his name to the hotel restaurant that will open in the Belfast City Quays regeneration in early 2018; the site will feature double-height windows with views across the river and a French-style brasserie menu.
The Pantechnicon - SW1
  London
Opening Feb 2018
Yet another Belgravia acquisition for the Cubitt House group as it agrees a deal with The Grosvenor Estate to let the Pantechnicon building; Barry Hirst and Stefan Turnbull will create a food and retail emporium in the Grade II listed property.
Apr
Wish Tower Restaurant - BN21
  Eastbourne
Opening Apr 2018
A £2m government-funded scheme to regenerate Eastbourne's shorefront after fire devastated its 146-year-old pier will include a £1.2m restaurant housed within the town's Wish Tower. Rick Stein's company was at one point rumoured to be favourite to head up the new venture, however a petition to award the restaurant contract to a local caterer was launched in July 2016.
Jan
The Wellington Hotel - WC2E
  London
Opening 01 Jan 2019
Robert de Niro is planning a third hotel (he already owns hotels in NYC and the Phillippines) for Covent Garden; it will no doubt have a restaurant (most likely with a 'name' chef), and be quite fabulous when it opens, which sadly isn't currently due until 2019.
Dining Room at Art'otel, Art'otel - SW8
  London
Opening Jan 2019
Amsterdam hotel group plans to open new hotel and rooftop dining space in London's iconic Battersea Power Station in 2019. A second hotel in Hoxton is expected to follow.

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