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Mar
The Old Coastguard - TR19
British, Modern
  Mousehole
Opening 20 Mar 2020
Louie - WC2H
French
  London
Opening 23 Mar 2020
Coming in March 2020 in the former L'Atelier de Joël Rubuchon site, a three-storey bar and 75-cover restaurant from French restaurateur Laurent de Gourcuff and American chef Slade Rushing; the first venture from restaurant group Paris Society.
Cha Cha x Sister Jane - W10
South American
  London
Opening 27 Mar 2020
In collaboration with clothing label Sister Jane (who will be housed above the restaurant in a first-floor showroom and second-floor studio), this Latin American inspired restaurant and bar will have a vintage vibe, a rooftop bar and a menu by head chef Kai Rykowski (ex-Chiltern Firehouse).
Apr
Dishoom - B3
Indian
  Birmingham
Opening 01 Apr 2020
Dishoom is opening in Birmingham; co-founders Shamil and Kavi Thakrar said they are “delighted” to be moving to Birmingham and will explore the historic ties between Mumbai and England’s ‘second city’. The April 1st opening date has been postponed, but they are offering a takeaway menu and deliveries to local customers.
Tavolino - SE1
Italian
  London
Opening 08 Apr 2020
Louis Korovilas, the former head chef of Bancone, is launching this Italian restaurant in London Bridge at Easter 2020.
The Zebra Riding Club, Birch - EN7
British, Modern
  Cheshunt
Opening 24 Apr 2020
"A restaurant led by nature"; the fine-dining option at new wellbeing hotel Birch, is led by the Dairy's Robin Gill and Ben Rand. See also Valeries; opening April 2020.
Valeries, Birch - EN7
British, Modern
  Cheshunt
Opening 24 Apr 2020
A "casual, all-day restaurant" led by Robin Gill - one of two eating spaces at new wellbeing centre / hotel Birch; see also the Zebra Riding Club. Opening April 2020.
The Pig at Harlyn Bay - PL28
British, Modern
  Harlyn
Opening 28 Apr 2020
The Pig Hotel company have snapped up the Grade II-listed Harlyn House near Padstow to add to their growing collection of hotels. Harlyn House was on the market for only the third time since the 15th century, and has 38 rooms and stunning sea views. The company are hoping to have it ready for Spring 2020.
May
Club Mexicana - W1B
Vegan
  London
Opening 21 May 2020
The first permanent restaurant form the vegan Mexican street food chain, who also launched in KERB at Seven Dials in 2019.
Jul
Park Row - W1F
  London
Opening 01 Jul 2020
Holy Guacamole Batman! Mash Steakhouse (RIP) has been taken over and the evil masterplan is to relaunch it themed with DC Universe characters. But it’s not going to be a themed diner, oh no, it’s going to be a ‘Gastronomic Amusement Park’ with five restaurants, three bars and 330 covers in total. Great Scott! Opening in Summer 2020.

Opening Date to be Confirmed
103 Colmore Row (D&D London) - B3
  Birmingham
D&D London are expanding to Brum with this rooftop, 24th-floor restaurant at the top of the new skyscraper on the site of the old NatWest building near the cathedral; opening in Autumn 2021.
Akoko - W1T
Afro-Caribbean
  London
Masterchef: The Professionals finalist William JM Chilila is opening his own restaurant, serving progressive west African food; opening in April 2020.
Babaji Pide - W8
Turkish
  London
The Soho original has closed, but owner Alan Yau intends to revive the brand in west London (and Istanbul) this summer.
Bar Jaleo - W1D
Spanish
  London
An all-paella menu is planned for this pitstop from Victor Garvey (of Rambla), who seems incapable of opening just one restaurant at a time; he also opened Barullo in Aldgate in March 2019 (although that closed just a few months later). UPDATE: As at February 2020, there's still no news on when this is going to happen - and it may not be at this location when it does.
Big Jolene Bakery - N7
British, Modern
  London
Opening a bakery seems to be what every restaurateur is up to these days... the team from Jolene are on the bandwagon, taking over a former air conditioning shop to open a bakery and restaurant (affectionately known as Big JO on their Instagram post) in May 2020.
Black Friar - M3
British, Modern
  Manchester
This Grade-II listed pub has been taken over by ex-Manchester House chef Aiden Byrne, and is due to re-open in late summer 2020, following a £2m transformation; there will be a different dining experience on each of the building’s three floors.
Blacklock - WC2E
Steaks & grills
  London
A fourth branch for the steak chain will open in 2020; we'll update this when we have a date.
Cafe Bao - N1C
Taiwanese
  London
The people behind the popular Bao chain are opening a new all-day dining spot called Cafe Bao, which will be the first branch to serve breakfast (think a bao loaf served with syrup and butter, baked ham hock congee pie and a bacon, egg and cheese spring onion pancake - known as "Yoshoku cuisine, an interpretation of western food, seen through an Asian lens") and also have baked goods to take away.
Café Deco - WC1E
British, Modern
  London
The team behind 40 Maltby Street are teaming up with chef Anna Tobias (P Franco, Rochelle Cnteen) at this site, which takes over a greasy spoon of the same name.
Caprice Café - W1K
  London
Caprice Holdings is re-branding the Mayfair Garden site it bought in 2016, in order to open the first of a spin-off chain of Le Caprice, which has already worked successfully for The Ivy.
Chourangi - W1H
Indian
  London
'Flavours of Calcutta'; opening in 2020.
Chyna - E14
Chinese
  London
A new Cantonese restaurant from Alan Yau, opening in 2020; see also Yau Grilling.
City Corbin & King venture (name tbc) - EC4N
  London
First mentioned on Bloomberg by Richard Vines, reports that Chris Corbin and Jeremy King have agreed to take over the ground floor of the City's elegant former House of Fraser building are coming in thick and fast; we believe that the restaurant will be in the same style as The Wolseley, but, as with Soutine, they are keeping the name and other details close to their chests.
Claro - W1D
Portuguese
  London
Replacing Bonnie Gull's Seafood Shack (RIP) is this Portuguese taberna from ex-Londrino chef Leandro Carreira (The Sea, The Sea), in partnership with Alex Hunter of Bonnie Gull Fitzrovia, which will open in April 2020.
CoCo Ichibanya - W1U
Pan-Asian
  London
Opening in Spring 2020, a second London branch of the curry house chain that has over 1400 restaurants worldwide.
Cocotte - SW6
Chicken
  London
A third branch of the free-range rotisserie chicken restaurant is opening in March 2020.
Delamere Forest Park Visitor Centre - CW8
British, Modern
  Northwich
The park's visitor centre is being rebuilt, and will include a new cafe when it opens in Summer 2020.
Giannino Dal 1899 - W1S
Italian
  London
Established in Milan 120 years ago and now opening outside of Italy for the first time, in Mayfair (on the site of Camillo Benso) in early 2020.
H.O.M.E. - W1S
International
  London
Jason Atherton announced in an interview with Hot Dinners that he's opening another restaurant next to Pollen Street Social; the name is a working title, and it sounds as though it's going to be a small, globally inspired chef's table affair.
Kapihan - SW11
Sandwiches, cakes, etc
  London
Opening in Battersea in June 2020, a new bakery from the owners of Kapé and Pan Filipino bakery; the name means “coffee house” in Tagalog.
Kol - WC2B
  London
Due to open in 2020, a Mexican restaurant from Santiago Lastra, who ran Noma's Mexico pop-up back in 2017; more news when we know it (although we recently spotted bespoke goat leather tortilla holders with Kol branding on the billytannery Instagram post, so things might be happening soon)
Kuki - TR3
British, Modern
  Truro
Opening in April, the third restaurant in Jude Kereama's Kota Collective of restaurant using Cornish produce with an Asian twist; this one is in The Valley, a hamlet of holiday cottages near Truro.
Lerpwl - L3
  Liverpool
The Barrie brothers of Anglesey's Marram Grass have now named their next restaurant, on the Albert Dock site they secured in early 2019; it will be called Lerpwl, the Welsh name for Liverpool, and will open in April 2020.
Little Kudu - SE15
Spanish
  London
Opening in March 2020 next door to Kudu, a 'mini-me', no-reservations tapas bar with just 30 covers.
M at Newfoundland - E14
Steaks & grills
  London
A fourth branch for the M chain, opening in Canary Wharf in 2020.
Maison Francois - SW1Y
French
  London
Opening on the former site of Green's in Spring 2020, a brasserie and wine bar that's part of a shiny new building called The Marq; it will "pay homage to the grand brasseries of Paris, Lyon and Alsace".
Manzi's - W1D
Fish & seafood
  London
Due to arrive by the end of May 2020, an homage to the late, great Manzi's from uber-restaurateurs Corbin & King; it's not on exactly the same site, but will be a fishy paradise all the same, and will be “fun and affordable” like Brasserie Zedel.
Mercato Metropolitano Ilford - IG1
International
  London
The next food hall from the Mercato team will open in a car park in Ilford in October 2020; there will be 30 stalls and space 600 people on the ground floor, and a sustainable farm on the roof which will produce salad for the market using hydroponic technology.
Miguel's Pizza - NW1
Pizza
  London
In the same Buck Street Market development as Wildflower, Miguel Barclay (writer of the One Pound Meal books) will be opening an NYC-style slice restaurant; opening Spring 2020.
Mosu - M3
Japanese
  Manchester
Taking inspiration from Japan's backstreet izakaya bars, this 70-cover basement venue in Barton Arcade, Deansgate will have an open kitchen, sushi bar and a robata grill; opening Spring 2020.
Noble Rot Soho - W1D
British, Modern
  London
Exciting news. The old, legendary Gay Hussar site is to be rejuvenated by the Noble Rot team, opening in April 2020. Marina o'Loughlin, The Sunday Times restaurant critic, has what she calls "a minuscule investment" in the newcomer, which will have a menu from chef Paul Weaver and The Sportsman's Stephen Harris "will include subtle references to The Gay Hussar's glory days" (and Hungarian dishes). Wines, of course, will be a major feature.
Nobu Marylebone - W1H
  London
Nobu's second London hotel opens in 2020, with 239 rooms and a Nobu restaurant.
NoMad London - WC2E
American
  London
The London outpost of a NYC hotel arrives in London in 2020, complete with NYC chef Daniel Humm.
Notting Hill Corbin & King venture - name TBC - W11
  London
Chris Corbin & Jeremy King have revealed that a new restaurant will open in Notting Hill, in the former Royal Bank of Scotland building; opening date to be announced, but likely to be late 2020 or into 2021.
Pacific - W1F
Japanese
  London
We were told that Shaun Presland, previously executive chef with Australia's Rockpool group, would open in this former Foxlow Soho site in 2019, but it's now been announced that Bancone 2 is opening there - more details about this venture as we hear them...
Pali Hill - W1W
Indian
  London
Rahul Khanna and Kabir Suri, the duo behind Azure Hospitality, have taken over the veteran Indian restaurant site that was home to Gaylord (RIP); in May 2020 they are opening Pali Hill, a Indian seasonal restaurant, and also Bandra Bhai, a basement cocktail bar that's inspired by an illicit smuggling den.
Pastaio - E14
Italian
  London
Perkyn's - N15
British, Modern
  London
Opening around Easter 2020, a coffee shop and craft beer shop that will serve sandwiches and sharing boards made from locally sourced food.
Sabor De Don Pablo - SW2
Spanish
  London
Pop-up entrepreneur Jimmy Garcia has announced plans for his first permanent restaurant, in premises he currently uses for storage by Tulse Hill station; it will be named after his grandfather and focus on tapas and paella. The original plan was to open in October 2019, but as at March 2020 we have no news to share.
Sessions Arts Club - EC1R
  London
Coming in Summer 2020, in an old Grade II courthouse in Clerkenwell, from artist Jonny Gent, restaurateur Jon Spiteri (a St John founder) and architect Russell Potter. Sessions Arts Club will be an events space / creative studio with a restaurant run by chef Alex Vines of 40 Maltby Street.
Shelter Hall - BN1
International
  Brighton
Opening in Summer 2020, close to the British Airways i360 observation tower, a new seafront food hall with up to 10 independent outlets. The refurbished Shelter Hall will be a larger version of the original, which dates from the 1880s, with a new rotunda and sea wall. The team behind Riddle and Finns are taking the rotunda space, and the food hall will be run by Sessions Market.
Six by Nico - W1T
International
  London
Scottish chef Nico Simeone has opened in five major cities, and is bringing his unique restaurant chain to London in Spring 2020; the cuisine changes every six weeks and the only choice is the six-course set menu, which will be £35 per head in London.
Stu Deeley restaurant, name tbc - B3
  Birmingham
MasterChef: The Professionals 2019 winner Stu Deeley is opening his own Jewellery Quarter restaurant in Summer 2020, in direct competition to his former employers at The Wilderness. More details - and a name - when we hear them, but he has already said he'll be serving the "Brummie fusion food" that won him the MasterChef crown.
Supa Ya Ramen - E2
Japanese
  London
From supper clubs to a permanent site, chef Luke Findlay (ex-Berber & Q head chef, with previous roles at Patty & Bun, NOPI and Tom Kerridge's The Hand & Flowers) will be serving up his "new wave ramen bowls" in Hackney from mid-February 2020.
Taka Marylebone - W1U
Japanese
  London
Opening in Spring 2020 in the premises that formerly housed Providores, a second branch for high-end Japanese Taka.
The 3rd - BS1
  Bristol
Apparently not busy enough with running his new restaurant in London (Decimo), Peter Sanchez-Iglesias is also opening this spot in March 2020, on the former site of his Pi Shop (tucked between his other two restaurants, Casamia and Paco Tapas); it will have an all-day café, restaurant (with a chef's table, naturally) and a bar.
The Audley - W1K
British, Modern
  London
Three storey Victorian pub.
The Cheese Barge - W2
  London
Not satisfied with opening a cheese bar and the world's first cheese conveyor belt, Matthew Carver is taking his theme one step further; The Cheese Barge is being hand-crafted in Somerset will host a two-storey, 40-cover restaurant. Executive chef Ross Keeling and head chef Reagan Ellenbroek are planning a menu of “honest British dishes using small producer cheese”; opening April 2020
The Chef’s Table by Asimakis - W1T
French
  London
Coming in March 2020, a chef's table experience from chef Asimakis Chaniotis and Pied à Terre restaurateur David Moore, in the space above the restaurant; there will be just eight seats in a specially designed room, access to Pied à Terre's incredible wine list and seasonal tasting menus (£165pp) inspired by Asimakis' Greek heritage and the French food he cooks at Pied à Terre.
The Ethicurean at Trevibban Mill - PL27
British, Modern
  Wadebridge
Opening in Spring 2020, a sibling to The Ethicurean in Wrington, near Bristol; the new venue will have an 80 cover restaurant and "will continue to champion vegetable-led cooking, whilst supporting Cornish fishmongers and pasture rearing farms local to the vineyard to create enticing daytime menus and refined evening tasting menus".
The Gantry - E15
  London
Opening in late 2020, a 17-storey building, with a speakeasy bar in the basement and a "destination restaurant" on the first floor with two outdoor terraces.
The Light - E1
  London
This iconic Shoreditch venue is to rise once more from the ashes; it's being refurbished now, with a view to reopening in late Spring 2020 with a bar (ground floor / mezzanine) and dining space (first floor).
The Londoner - WC2H
  London
Opening in June 2020, a new boutique hotel for central London which will feature "a mix of six concept eateries, bars and a tavern", plus two Odeon luxe cinemas and a rooftop bar with fire pits.
The Market - EC2N
  London
The YBF's, along with caterers Rhubarb, are opening The Market, a huge (22,000 sq ft) new food hall in the new development of 22 Bishopsgate; opening in 2020.
The OWO - SW1A
  London
The Old War Office, the Grade 2 listed building in which Winston Churchill made many of the most important decisions of World War 2, is to be turned into a luxury hotel. It was sold in 2014 and will open in 2022 as a hotel in partnership between Raffles (their first venture in Europe) and the Hinduja Group.
Theatre Royal - WC2B
British, Modern
  London
Andrew Lloyd Webber's LW Theatres has announced that Richard Caring's uber-successful Caprice Holdings will launch a restaurant and bar within the Theatre Royal Drury Lane - actually in a recently acquired adjoining building on Catherine Street; opening date in late 2020 and name to be confirmed.
Unimini - EC3M
Pan-Asian
  City of London
The owners of CheeMc in Elephant & Castle and Gogo Pocha in Waterloo are opening a bento box grab-and-go restaurant in the City.
Veda Baby - W1D
Vegetarian
  London
An "Ayurvedic grab-and-go" restaurant from Jasmine Helmsley, supported by The Pepper Collective; opening Spring 2020.
Weyfish - DT4
Fish & seafood
  Weymouth
Weymouth's historic harbourside fishmongers are refurbishing and updating The Old Fish Market to include a shellfish bar and a hot food bar.
Wright Brothers - EC2R
Fish & seafood
  London
A sixth branch for the seafood specialists, opening in Summer 2020.
Yau Grilling - E14
Japanese
  London
A new all-day Japanese restaurant from Alan Yau, opening in 2020 in the Isle of Dogs; see also Chyna.
Zahter - W1F
Turkish
  London
Istanbul star chef Esra Muslu is opening her own London restaurant; rumours have been circulating since her March 2018 residency at Carousel. She is currently cooking at Ottolenghi in Spitalfields.
Il Borro - W1J
  London
Opening in Summer 2020 on the sizeable (11,000 square feet) site of Nobu Berkeley - a fancy Italian using produce from the 700-acre Tuscan estate of the same name.
120 Fenchurch Street - EC3M
  City of London
Despite closing four sites in the Royal Exchange in August 2018, D&D are still expanding with this new 14th floor site with “public sky garden” by Leadenhall Market (as well as opening Bluebird in NYC); no news on opening dates yet.
Caviar Kaspia - W1J
Fish & seafood
  London
Back after almost 20 years, the famous Parisian caviar house is opening on the former site of The Chess Club; exact date to be announced.
Embr Kitchen - E2
Steaks & grills
  London
Ahead of opening, Embr Kitchen is cannily selling a limited range of dishes via Deliveroo; the "best of British produce with a Brazilian and Scandinavian twist" features high-welfare meat (with a focus on goat), seasonal ingredients, great sustainability credentials and charcoal grilling.
Hai Di Lao - W1D
Chinese
  London
One of China's largest hot pot chains is arriving in London - in no less than Piccadilly Circus - as part of an aggressive global expansion. The name means 'fishing in the bottom of the sea' in Mandarin. More news as we know it...
Larry's - SE15
American
  London
Due to open in March 2020, a new Peckham spot from the owners of Levan and Salon; it's to be a NYC-inspired place, and is named after 1970s DJ Larry Levan.
Mathura - SW1P
Indian
  London
Hot on the heels of Kanishka, Atul Kochhar has announced his next venture, an ambitious takeover of the former Westminster fire station building, with his Kanishka collaborator, restaurateur Tina English.
Morena - SW1W
South American
  London
Opening in April 2020, an all-day dining spot and coffee house from sisters Juliana and Valentina Beleno; there will be dishes and coffee from their native Colombia on the Latin-American inspired menu.
Pasticceria Marchesi 1824 - W1K
Sandwiches, cakes, etc
  London
The historic (est. 1824) Milanese bakery that's partly owned by Prada will open a glitzy branch in Mayfair soon.
Queens of Mayfair - W1J
British, Modern
  London
Sisters Victoria and Grace Sheppard are opening this Mayfair cafe in April 2020, serving both eat-in and takeaway food from breakfast through to early evening cocktails.
Roast - W1W
British, Modern
  London
In a former BBC building, the Borough Market restaurant's more casual sibling, over two floors, will open with Paul Shearing (Bread Street Kitchen, Odette's) at the stoves. No news yet on an opening date - it's been over a year since we first heard about the project.
Storey’s Gate Cafe - SW1A
Sandwiches, cakes, etc
  London
With a contract to supply 20 Royal Parks with coffee kiosks and cafes under their belt, we'll be seeing a lot more of family business Colicci over the next few years; they already run kiosks in several London parks and pop up at festivals, too. This kiosk, in St James's Park, will have food developed in collaboration with Theo Randall, and will look stunning too - many of their kiosks are to be built of steam bent wood.
SW7 - SW7
  London
A new brasserie and bar for the Gloucester road area, offering all-day dining; located in the Hotel London Kensington.
Talad - SW10
Thai
  London
Regional Northern Thai food with influences from Laos, Myanmar and China; owner and chef Natalie Tangsakul (ex-Rosa's) has six months on this site before she can have a longer lease, so it's half pop-up, half-permanent! Opening April 2020.
The South Downs Pig - BN18
British, Modern
  Arundel
One of three new Pig hotels planned over the next few years (The Pig at Bridge Place and The Pig at Harlyn Bay open in 2019). The West Sussex hotel will be situated in Grade II-listed Madehurst Lodge. As with previous Pig properties, the restaurant will be supplied with locally sourced ingredients by farms within a 25 mile radius.
Theo's Italian Kitchen (Group) -
Italian
  GROUP
Chef Theo Randall already runs one Theo's Italian Kitchen in Zurich; three UK branches are to open (we are still waiting for dates to be confirmed over a year later) in Newcastle and London (Battersea and Aldgate). We'll (hopefully) expect the same authentic Italian fare that has kept Theo at the top of his game since his days as head chef at The River Cafe.
Wool Yard - SE18
International
  London
We're told that the land for Wool Yard has been sold; a Street Feast has also now opened in Woolwich so whether the 'shipping-container-community-hub with food stalls' development, from Carl Turner (the man who brought us Pop Brixton) will actually happen now remains to be seen.
Yiu Fat Noodle - WC2H
Chinese
  London
From the team behind Pachamama, a crowdfunded Chinese restaurant, in the new Central Cross development at the eastern end of Chinatown. It was due to open in Summer 2019 but (as of March 2020) no opening date has been released.
Atticus - EC1V
American
  London
No news on when Iqbal Wahhab, founder of Westminster's classy Indian the Cinnamon Club and Borough Market's Roast, will open his Southern US venture in Angel serving chicken, ribs and barbecued meats; it's been in planning for well over a year. Named after Atticus Finch, the magnanimous father in Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, the restaurant will be rolled-out as a chain if the concept proves successful. Much like its namesake, this restaurant has noble goals and will employee disadvantaged people and help rehabilitate ex-offenders through employment.
Custard - SE1
Indian
  London
The plan to open a bakery by day, wine bar by night project at One Tower Bridge, from the folks behind Gunpowder (and below the new branch of Gunpowder), is currently on hold while they locate kitchen facilities - the bakery was to share facilities with Gunpowder, but this is proving a problem.
Din Tai Fung - WC1A
Chinese, Dim sum
  London
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 arrived in the UK in 2018 in Covent Garden (amid a publicity storm about the queues); we have been waiting for this other site in the revamped Centrepoint development on Tottenham Court Road ever since. Watch this space for more details...
Eataly - EC2M
Italian
  London
The Square Mile continues to up its foodie credentials with the arrival of an Italian 'foodie theme park' from Eataly in 2020 (date still TBC) boasting stores, restaurants, market stalls and coffee shops. It is the latest dining hub to hit the city following in the footsteps of Broadgate Circle in 2015, The Ned last year, and the launch of Bloomberg Arcade in late 2017. Eataly was founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Oscar Farinetti and now has 35 megastores worldwide, including in Tokyo and New York. A London location has been touted in the past but has not materialised until now. The new 'theme park' is thought to be taking over 135 Bishopsgate previously occupied by Royal Bank of Scotland.
Kingsway Hall Hotel - WC2
British, Modern
  London
Mamarosa - EC2
Italian
  London
After over a year, there's still no news about when Mamarosa is due to land in Shoreditch... we'll keep you updated when we hear something.
Not Really Indian (NRI) - B1
Indian
  Birmingham
More than a year on, still no news about when chef-entrepreneur Atul Kocchar's first UK restaurant under the Not Really Indian (NRI) brand will open. (When it does, it will be serving cuisine developed by Indian cooks living abroad.) Kochhar pulled out of taking up space in Birmingham’s Mailbox development in 2018, but is apparently looking elsewhere; NRI was launched in Mumbai in 2016.
Nusr-Et Steakhouse - SW1X
Steaks & grills
  London
Pane Vino - NW5
French
  London
Taking over the Kentish Town Beef & Brew site is this company, who have been successfully selling their beef bourguignon buns at pop-ups across London.
Shibui - W1
Japanese
  London
Former head chef at Hackney's “cramped-but-magical” Pidgin, Elizabeth Haigh, ran a pop-up at Carousel in 2017 (and Kaizen House pop-up at Mortimer House in 2019) and is looking for a permanent site for her Japanese-influenced cuisine, featuring refined barbecue dishes with inventive flavour pairings. More news as we know it...
The Pantechnicon - SW1X
British, Modern
  London
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 Japanese-Nordic food and retail emporium in the Grade II listed property, with an opening date some time in 2019.
Wahaca - W1
Mexican/TexMex
  London
The Peninsula London - SW1
  London
Luxury hotel owned and operated by The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels; due to open in 2021,
MASH Steakhouse -
  London
Brewer Street's quality (but pricey) subterranean steakhouse is to add a second London restaurant in 2016. The Danish owners are said to be looking at sites in both the City and Mayfair. Further address and opening details still TBA.
Crocadon Farm - PL12
British, Modern
  Saltash
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, microbrewery and pottery here; originally slated for 2019, but we don't know an opening date or future plans at the moment.
The Palm at Deane - SN8
Pan-Asian
  Basingstoke
From the restaurateurs behind Winchester's pan-Asian restaurants Palm Pan Asia, The Shapla and Gandhi, comes a new venture.
Vapiano - E14
Italian
  London
Vapiano has confirmed that it will double its London presence to six sites, following on from the group's successful launch in Glasgow. The first of three new restaurants opened in Tower Bridge in 2018, and a third occupies the redeveloped landmark Centre Point on Tottenham Court Road.
Dining Room at Art'otel - SW8
  London
Amsterdam hotel group plans to open new hotel and rooftop dining space in London's iconic Battersea Power Station in 2020 (originally it was promised for 2019). A second hotel in Hoxton is apparently also in the planning stages.

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