On Friday 5 January Bread Ahead will open its latest bakery and café in a converted old stable on Beak street in Soho. This new site from the famous Borough Market bakers will seat 60 as well as offering take-away options on a signature selection of sourdough loaves, breads, and pastries. Bread Ahead Beak Street […]

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The team behind South Ken’s Macellaio RC – which has long been “knocking more macho steak houses into a cock hat” according to our reporters – will launch a new restaurant in Southwark’s Union Yard arches in August 2016. Founder Robert Costa first expanded his winning formula of “the best steaks ever” paired with an ingenious […]

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Dominique Ansel will bring some of his most famous pastries – like the Cronut and the DKA (Dominique’s Kouign Amann) – across the Pond as he opens his first London bakery in late summer/early autumn 2016. The chef already has bakeries in New York and Japan, as well as the Dominique Ansel Kitchen and U.P. […]

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French artisan bakery and patisserie, PAUL, is continuing the festive celebrations into January with a FREE giveaway at Le Restaurant de PAUL Covent Garden and Tower 42, on Wednesday 6 January to celebrate the day of Epiphany. Those dining as a group of four and wearing a christmas cracker paper crown will be served a complimentary Galette […]

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This June a new café Halva Bakery comes to the Fulham Road, courtesy of classically trained pastry chef Lila Sarhang Zadeh. The dine-in and take away spot offers a range of homemade bread (from basil to vanilla flavour), pastries and cakes, as well as breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. As well as croissants and pain au chocolate, Halva also […]

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Foxcroft & Ginger, Soho, launches its second outpost, in Whitechapel, today (3 April). The new 70-cover restaurant occupies the former site of Wickham’s department store in Mile End Road, which – as all readers will doubtless know – was once regarded as the ‘Harrod’s of the East’. Foxcroft & Ginger’s new operation includes a 24-hour […]

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