Not only is a huge new Market Halls coming to Oxford Circus this year, another massive food hall is opening down the road this July. The Arcade Food Theatre, on the ground floor of the Centre Point building (which is still getting a Din Tai Fung too), will be home to six kitchens plus an…

Alex Kratena, formerly of Artesian (World’s Best Bar winner four years on the trot) and TÁ TÁ Eatery have recently teamed up to open all-day bar and restaurant Tayer + Elementary on Old Street. With one of the best mixologists around plus the purveyors of the London’s hottest food item, the katsu sando, we were…

Richard Corrigan is heading east, opening new restaurant Daffodil Mulligan where modern Irish restaurant Nuala used to be just off Old Street. The new joint keeps that Irish connection; not only is it named after the daughter of legendary Irish street seller Biddy Mulligan but Richard Corrigan has drafted in a host of Irish talent…

The rooftop garden is already open to the public and now we know what the restaurant at 120 Fenchurch Street will be. 14 Hills, from D&D London, will serve up modern British food from Executive Chef Thomas Piat (formerly of Bar Boulud at the Mandarin Oriental and at JOÍA par Hélène Darroze in Paris) covering…

We all know Maître Choux for their pretty-as-a-picture sweet eclairs but now head pastry chef Joakim Prat is going savoury with the launch of four new flavours inspired by classic summer combos: Double tomato and feta, filled with sundried tomato and feta cream Crunchy spring vegetable, with a filling of earl grey and carrot puree…

If there’s one festival that we can fully get behind this summer, it’s the Gelato Festival. For one glorious weekend, the best gelato masters in the city will come to Canopy Market to show off their skills and battle it out to go through to the Gelato Festival World Masters global competition. The gelatieri will…

Your lunchtime sarnie is about to get a serious upgrade as Pret is launching a limited edition lobster roll this month. Made with sustainably sourced Maine lobster claw and knuckle meat, dressed with lemon chilli mayo and stuffed into a white baguette with lettuce and cucumber, the roll, costing £5.99, is being introduced here after…

Humble Grape, which already has sites in Islington, Fleet Street, Battersea and Liverpool Street is heading east for its next one, opening a waterside spot in Canary Wharf where Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecôte used to be. The wine list will be extensive; more than 400 bottles and a rotating selection of 30 available by…