A new Alsatian-inspired all-day bakery, wine bar and restaurant from debut restaurateurs Solynka Dumas and Julian Oschmann (pictured) has opened in Fitzrovia’s foodie Charlotte Street. They have hired Holly Hayes, a former 40 Maltby Street sous chef, to run the kitchen, while sommelier Honey Spencer of Sune in Hackney has put together a list of […]

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Kinkally, a new restaurant and bar inspired by the food of Georgia in the Caucasus Mountains, opens in Fitzrovia’s foodie enclave of Charlotte Street next Wednesday (6 December). Named after ‘khinkali’ – large meat-filled twisted dumplings from Georgia that are massively popular throughout the former Soviet region – the venture is a first restaurant from […]

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The Gurkhas, a new restaurant serving an “elevated” take on traditional Nepalese cooking, opens in Fitzrovia on Tuesday next week (28 March). The team behind The Gurkhas make an interesting combination: founder Shrabaneswor Rai is Nepalese, but is best-known as the co-owner of Japanese restaurant Hot Stone in Islington and new Japanese opening Kibako in […]

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Kibako, billed as a ‘modern Japanese restaurant’ featuring presentation boxes of exquisite small dishes, opened this week in Windmill Street, Fitzrovia. Taking over the site formerly occupied by Rai, Kibako is from the team behind Hot Stone in Islington’s Chapel Market, highly praised in the 2023 Harden’s Guide for its “high-quality Kobe beef, sushi and […]

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Amy Poon’s Wontoneria opens on 7 February for a three-month residency at 23 Charlotte Street in Fitzrovia, the ‘incubator space’ run by revolving-chef restaurant Carousel, in a step towards reviving the family’s famous Poon’s restaurant at a permanent site. Her father Bill Poon, a seventh-generation Cantonese master chef, opened his first restaurant in London’s Chinatown […]

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