Indian restaurant Talli Joe has closed and looks likely not to re-open, Big Hospitality reports. The small plates all-day restaurant, which served a fun snack-heavy menu and fusion cocktails, was billed as a strong Dishoom alternative by reporters. In last year’s guide, dishes were said to be “cleverly constructed”, with food “packing a good clout […]

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Japanese restaurant chain Curry House Coco Ichibanya has opened its first London restaurant. The launch follows Filipino fried chicken giant Jolibee and Taiwanese dumpling house Din Tai Fung. Coco Ichibanya has more than 1,000 restaurants in Japan and another 150 throughout South East Asia and the US. The site opened on December 12 on Great […]

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BaoziInn Romilly Street, the Chinese restaurant that serves northern Chinese street food and colourful Cantonese ‘fusion’ dim sum, is to open a second site in November. The Soho restaurant will launch a stall at Victoria’s revamped Market Halls. Since 1909, Terminus Place has been home to an Edwardian shopping arcade, a traditional restaurant, and a […]

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The owners behind the popular Gymkhana, Hoppers, and Trishna restaurants are growing their empire yet further. The JKS siblings, Jyotin, Karam and Sunaina, will open a Persian restaurant in Soho in October. This comes soon after the arrival of Brigadiers in the City – a vast labyrinth of an establishment that has been met with press raves since […]

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Last year, Harden’s reporters welcomed newcomer DUM Biryani, which specialises in India’s authentic rice dishes, and was praised for “delivering the best biryani in a long time” at this “easy to miss Soho basement”. DUM-bing down with brunch? This summer, the restaurant is diving deeper into the coastal flavours of south east India by way […]

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