2018's Most Anticipated Openings - Updated

We handpick London's best new restaurant and bar openings for 2018...

Chef and restaurateur Robin Gill has relaunched The Manor in London’s Clapham as Italian restaurant Sorella.

Angelo Sato, former Head Chef of Michelin-starred 'Restaurant Story', is opening a solo project showcasing his personal culinary style and influences from his Japanese-German background.

Sushisamba - Covent Garden
This second London outpost is scenically situated at the top of the Grade II listed Covent Market Building offering striking rooftop views across the Piazza.

La Mar
Peru's most famous chef, Gastón Acurio is rumoured to be opening a branch of his La Mar Cevicheria in Mayfair.

Redfarm London
Award-winning, New York restaurant RedFarm is dishing up modern and inventive Chinese cuisine and supercharged dim-sum in London’s Covent Garden.

Din Tai Fung
BreadTalk, the franchise operator of Din Tai Fung restaurants in Singapore, is bringing the famous Chinese restaurant with its signature xiaolongbao, to Britain as part of a joint venture.

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Internet sensation 'Salt Bae' is opening a London outpost of his meat-minded restaurant...

After leading her debut restaurant Pidgin to a Michelin star within a year of opening, Elizabeth Allen is slated to open her own restaurant...

Bagatelle London
Bagatelle, the international modern French restaurant concept, has made its debut in the UK, with an opening in Mayfair.

Brat by Tomos Parry
The first solo restaurant from award-winning chef Tomos Parry, previously head chef at Kitty Fisher’s.

Endo at the Rotunda
World-renowned master sushi chef Endo Kazutoshi has confirmed he is to open an eponymous sushi restaurant (for just 15 guests) in the rooftop rotunda of the former BBC headquarters.

Ramael Scully, previously head chef of Ottolenghi’s NOPI restaurant and co-author of the restaurant’s cookbook, first solo venture in St James’s Market.

HIDE by Ollie Dabbous
Michelin-starred chef Ollie Dabbous has opened a flagship restaurant in Mayfair with the owners of Hedonism Wines.

Cora Pearl
A second restaurant from the team behind renowned Mayfair establishment, Kitty Fishers.

Inko Nito London
A Japanese robata grill with a Korean influence, from restauranteur Rainer Becker who also founded Zuma and Roka.

The Baptist Grill at L'Oscar
A Jacques Garcia-designed restaurant in a luxury £40 million hotel situated in central Holborn.

Neptune at Principal London
A stylish neighbourhood restaurant by Australian chef Brett Redman and American-born fashion stylist-turned restaurateur Margaret Crow.

The first vegan fine dining experience, in London, dishing up contemporary natural plant based dishes with high nutritional value.

Ruya London
An enticing dining concept, from Dubai, that explores the rich history and diversity of Anatolian food.

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