Chef Kerth Gumbs, from the tiny West Indian island of Anguilla (pop 15,000), will bring some unusual Caribbean influences to new restaurant Boiler & Co, which opens behind Tate Modern in Southwark next week. Takeaway coffee will be available from next Friday, January 14, although diners may have to wait a little longer for a […]

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The trio behind long-running Birmingham city centre restaurant Opus, which closed down in the face of pandemic losses after 15 years in May, have launched a new venture in Edgbaston, appropriately named Chapter. Ann Tonks, Ben Ternent and Irene Allan (pictured above) say the new venue, in Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston Village, will focus on top-quality […]

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A new sustainable seafood venture, Off The Hook, is scheduled to open in Wapping on January 6 as a joint venture from chef Neil Wagner (pictured) and fish supplier Shaun Henderson. The restaurant will offer takeaway as well as sit-down meals and also have a “fish butchery” specialising in dry-aged fish. Headline dishes will include […]

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Mano Mayfair, a new restaurant offering “the vibrancy of Latin America with the unbridled glamour of late 1950s St Tropez”, is scheduled to open in Heddon Street before Christmas, although the return of the pandemic restrictions may have thrown the exact date into doubt. The concept comes from entrepreneur Alexis Colette and Romain Fargette, who […]

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