Bonnie Gull seafood shacks will be bringing a taste of the seaside to Mayfair this summer with a four-month pop-up oyster and seafood bar in Brown Hart Gardens, the raised public space on top of an old electricity sub-station off Duke Street. Open from 8am for healthy breakfasts, eggs and London smoked salmon, and for healthy salads at […]

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Kricket, the modern British-Indian small-plates pioneer, is closing its original venue – a former shipping container in Brixton – at the end of May. Founders Rik Campbell and Will Bowlby opened their 20-seater in the Pop Brixton community project in June 2015, and expanded into permanent Soho premises earlier this year. They are now looking for a new site […]

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Summer has arrived on Oxford Street, with the seventh opening this month of the Roof Deck Restaurant on Selfridges’ roof – this year with a Californian theme. The open-air deck is lined by timber beams and tropical palms – and, with all due respect to London weather, there is a retractable roof to protect diners from rain […]

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West African cuisine will gets its most prominent central London showcase when Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen opens a six-month residency at the Sun and 13 Cantons in Soho on April 4. Zoe Adjonyoh has been cooking at supperclubs and pop-ups in London and Berlin since 2011, and is well established at Pop Brixton. Her first book, […]

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Acclaimed New York chef Dan Barber has lined up a stellar squad of London restaurant heroes for a month-long residency of his food-waste project wastED on the roof at Selfridges. Gordon Ramsay, Clare Smyth, Pierre Koffmann, Isaac McHale of Clove Club and Brett Graham of the Ledbury are among the leading London-based chefs who will put in a shift […]

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Foodie haven Borough Market has launched its own pop-up restaurant to showcase produce sold by its traders. Borough Plates is open from Tuesday to Saturday until the end of March in the two-storey redbrick trustees’ building, which overlooks the market on Cathedral Street. Working with upmarket caterer Cuisson, the market is inviting chefs from some of […]

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Sir Terence Conran and his wife, Lady Vicki, will don their whites as guest chefs at Parabola, the restaurant at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, for two nights next month. The design guru and restaurateur recently celebrated his 85th birthday, but has clearly lost none of his energy. The Design Museum was his baby […]

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Scottish pop-up Dram & Smoke is migrating east for spring with a five week stint in a former sofa factory by the riverside in Hackney Wick. Previous projects included sold out runs in a steelyard in Vauxhall and a leather tannery in London Bridge. Their spring project will feature the same Highland hospitality and, of course, […]

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No-one could accuse the people behind roaming restaurant Platterform of not paying their dues. After three years of hosting pop-ups on rooftops (in sometimes Arctic conditions) they have finally secured a permanent home at Hackney Empire. Platterform plan to introduce their mix of food, drink, music and immersive events to the area, with nights like […]

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