The Brighton-based Giggling Squid group of Thai restaurants has announced its first London opening, in Wimbledon village this summer. The group plans to expand rapidly in the capital, having taken a £6.4million investment to accelerate growth plans. The Wimbledon venue will seat 110, with potential to double in size by extending upstairs. It launched a branch […]

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Richard Caring continues to expand his most bankable brand, The Ivy, with two more casual café offerings. The first Ivy Café launched on the former site of Union Café (RIP) in Marylebone last year. The latest spin-off, in Wimbledon Village, opened today (1 June), with a site due in St John’s Wood on 22 June. The […]

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From the husband and wife team behind Surbiton’s “charming” Gallic all-rounder, The French Table, a new French/Mediterranean bistro arrives in the heart of Wimbledon Village. Eric and Sarah Guignard opened The White Onion on SW19’s High Street today (15 May), taking over the former site of The Lawn Bistro. Welcome news we’re sure to residents […]

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