New Bar and Restaurant Openings December 2017

Thought about your New Year’s Resolution yet? How about “visit as many new restaurants as possible”? What a better way to kick start 2018 than with a fresh new list of bars and restaurants to look forward too.

The Drunken Butler

Yuma Hashemi, previous Head Chef of The Chancery is opening his first restaurant in Clerkenwell. The restaurant will be French themed with a Persian and Korean twist. Coffee is also going to play a major role at the restaurant with a professional barista onsite.


Sustainable seafood is all the rage in London right now! From the people behind The Ten Cases, Parsons brings together a simple fish menu and tasty wines to central London.

The Blue Posts

A three-floored pub is coming to China Town! The Blue Posts will feature a pub area on the main floor, a basement kitchen, and a cocktail lounge on the first floor with a wood burner…sounds snug!

Mee Market

The Chef behind Koba and On the Bab, is bringing a two storey Korean restaurant to Soho. Not only can you enjoy the delicious food, but you can also purchase fresh Asian vegetables and dried food from the first floor, if you fancy having a go yourself.

Indian Accent

From New Dehli and New York to London town! The original Indian Accent is the only Indian restaurant on the world’s best 50 lists, therefore I am sure we can expect big, delicious things in their London home.

The Granary Square Brasserie

The team behind The Ivy are bringing an all-day British dining experience to Kings Cross Granary Square. Replacing previous tenants, The Grain Store, you can anticipate breakfast staples such as eggs benedict to halloumi and avocado sandwiches.

Feast bar and kitchen

Feast is taking over BBC’s former White City premises. With a 5000-square foot premise we can be sure to expect plenty of street vendors to be filling spaces and tummy’s soon.

Enoteca Rosso

A new addition to High Street Kensington, Enoteca Rosso will be offering a twist on traditional Italian cuisines. With ravioli inspired by an English breakfast and rare bottles of wine it is sure to stand out in 2018.

Peckham Levels

Peckham’s multi storey car park is about to look completely different with two floors being turned into a food hub. Peckham Levels will become home to two new bars and seven street food vendors.


Niall Davidson will be opening his first restaurant this month in Old Street. With Niall’s Scottish and Northern Irish background, here you can enjoy traditional beef and fish dishes whilst cosying up next to a wood fire.

Wright Brothers Battersea

Wright Brothers, with restaurants in Borough, Soho, Spitalfields and South Kensington are bringing their fifth restaurant to the iconic Battersea Power Station. If you have a love for oysters and high-end seafood, you’ll love this one!

Harry’s Dolci

Caprice Holdings is bringing another restaurant to the heart of London. This 50s/60s themed Italian restaurant with a terrace will be serving classics such as ragu bolognaise just around the corner from Harrods.

The Coach Makers Arms

Cubitt House have taken over this 140-year-old pub in Marylebone for a full renovation. With their fifth opening they’ll be using seasonal British produce and curing their meat in-house.


If you’re looking for a whole range of global flavours, then head over to this Aussie brasserie in Richmond. From a Turkish style brunch to wood fire oven pizzas, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

184 Green and Grill

This new family run restaurant in Notting Hill is aiming to cater for everyone’s needs. Specialising in meat, fish and vegetarian cuisine it’s the perfect place to take a group of people with miss matching taste buds!

Mr White’s English Chophouse

A new hotel and restaurant is coming to East London’s White Chapel from celeb chef Marco-Pierre White where you can look forward to succulent cuts of meat in a stylish, modern setting.


Leandro Carreira, one of London’s favourite pop-up chefs, has finally found a permanent home with his new restaurant Londrino. Situated just around the corner from the best hospitality recruitment agency, The Change Group (we’re modest, we know!) in London Bridge, the menu will focus on seafood and Portuguese flavours.


With a New York style steak house located in Chelsea, Sophie Bathgate and Rupert Power have now moved to Soho’s Moulin Cinema where there will be an onsite butchery and a bar selling American sized 10oz Martinis.

The Good Egg

If you love brunch as much as us then you might want to try out this opening in Kingly Court, Carnaby Street. With an Israeli/ Canadian touch you can expect flatbreads, delicious sandwiches, hand-rolled bagels, freshly baked challah and Middle Eastern salads.

Koya in the City

Koya, famous for its affordable and appetising udon noodles is back and setting up shop in Bloomberg Arcade. Their menu will contain new dishes including Japanese-style breakfast!

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