Street food traders Garrett and Emer FitzGerald launch their first permanent restaurant at the end of November on the former site of Santo Remedio in Rivington Street, Shoreditch, serving premium fried chicken sandwiches to dine-in and takeaway. To celebrate the arrival of Butchies on 27 November 500 free fried chicken sandwiches are available for the […]

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The Prince, a new project from the Pergola on the Roof team – incorporating two bars, four restaurants and outdoor space dedicated to a rotating roster of street food vendors – opens near Earl’s Court this month. The line-up includes Peckham’s famous Thai the Begging Bowl, the Gladwin brothers’ Chelsea farm-to-table venture Rabbit, burger purveyors […]

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Old Spitalfields Market – one of east London’s most iconic and treasured sites – will relaunch its food offering on 13 October with a whole host of street food vendors. It may be unrecognisable as the meat, fruit and veg market it once was 200 years ago… but back then the area around Commercial Street […]

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A new Indian street food restaurant will open on the original site of Adam’s (it moved to Waterloo St last year) in Birmingham later this month. Indian Streatery will offer grab-and-go grub by day and dining and cocktails by night. Its founders have already made a name for themselves in the city as Indian Rasoi with […]

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It’s the vaunted Northern Powerhouse in action: Bundobust, an Indian veggie street food and craft beer concept that launched in Leeds two years ago, has crossed the Pennines to Manchester. The new branch is significantly bigger than the Leeds original, and opens on December 14 near another new arrival, Shoryu Ramen, in the fast-growing Piccadilly Gardens food hub […]

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The Araki, a nine-seater Japanese counter in Mayfair that at over £350 a head is Britain’s most expensive restaurant, has been  crowned London’s Top Gastronomic Experience at the first ever Harden’s London Restaurant Awards, justifying sushi master Mitsuhiro Araki’s gamble in closing down his Michelin three-star operation in Tokyo to move around the world. He shared the […]

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The Belpassi Bros’ long-promised permanent restaurant (we first remember writing about the possibility back in 2014!) will open on Saturday 6 August. Livio and Lorenzo Belpassi, famed for their meatball truck (parked at Spitalfields Market) will be swapping the streets of Shoreditch for South London with a 40-cover restaurant and bar in Tooting. To celebrate the launch […]

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Following its official opening at the end of March, Russian street food bar Zima has now taken over the whole of 45 Frith Street. It will replace Jean-Jacques – the first London outpost of a French café brand from Russian restaurant group Table Talk. Originally just a basement venue, Zima has proved so popular that the […]

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Shoreditch’s Vietnamese restaurant and takeaway, Kêu, will open its second London site in Soho on 15 September. The street food bar, serving up banh mi (filled baguettes), noodle bowls and buns, will take over 9 Poland Street, once home to the Burlington Café. The menu includes classic banh mi like mortadella, pork floss, house chicken liver […]

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From the team behind Wahaca, the bright and buzzy Mexican street food chain, comes an all new venture to Brick Lane’s Old Truman Brewery. Well, we say all new, the concept is still very much centred on Mexican food, but with a (now commonplace) American twist. The US influences at DF/Mexico, which opened on 24 […]

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