Restaurants opening in London this April

The alfresco dining places you need to know this spring

Keeping up with the best new restaurants in London is a full time job so we’re here make sure you’re always in the know by giving you a monthly guide to exciting restaurant openings in London, the best restaurant city in the world right now. So, in between getting locked down and being released, you can tell your mates and your dates about the coolest new places around town. So make sure to check out the following gems which are worth all the hype.


Homeboy Embassy Gardens

Address: 6 New Union Square, Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms, Islington, London SW11 7DN

Opening Date: 12 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

Modern Irish hospitality, by Aaron Wall and Ciaran Smith in Islington.



Native at Browns

Address: 39 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4AH

Opening Date: 12 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

Ethical dining by Ivan Tisdall-Downes and Imogen Davis, with Joe Knowlden from Hide as Head Chef.



The Terrace by Megan's

Address: 10 Rookery Road, Clapham Common, London SW4 9DD

Opening Date: 12 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

With one successful restaurant in Clapham, Megan's is opening a second one but with a twist as it is an alfresco restaurant in the middle of Clapham Common. All that puppy love!



Limin’ Beach Club

Address: Gabriel’s Wharf, 56 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PP

Opening Date: 12 April 2021

You can now feel some sand between your toes as a beach club is bringing island vibes, Caribbean dishes and Trinidadian street food specialities, rum punch and soca beats to Gabriel’s Wharf.



Schnitzel Forever


Address: 119 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0UD

Opening Date: 12 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

The real taste of Schnitzel - what started as a delivery-only place during lockdown is now a restaurant in Stoke Newington.



The Light Bar


Address: 233 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 6PJ

Opening Date: 12 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

"The Light"'s iconic building re-born, offering a modern British menu, with bar, restaurant and a large terrace.



Greenaway’s Pie & Mash


Address: 45 Villiers St, London WC2N 6NE

Opening Date: 12 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

A new takeaway pie and mash shop offering old school pies by top Scottish chef Mark Greenaway.



Enderby House

Address: 23 Telegraph Avenue, Greenwich, London SE10 0TH

Opening Date: 12 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

The historical building of Enderby House (home of Samuel Enderby), reborn as pub by Youngs.



Baz and Fred

Address: 71-72 Granville Arcade, Brixton Village, SW9 8PS

Opening Date: 12 April 2021

Serving pizzas since 2012, the duo will now go permanent.



Crazy Pizza

Address: 32-34 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X

Opening Date: 12 April 2021

Their second restaurant, just around the corner from Harrods, created by ex-Formula One boss, Flavio Briatore.



Gordon Ramsay Street Pizza

Address: 4 Arches Ln, Nine Elms, London SW11 8AB

Opening Date: 12 April 2021

Gordon is opening the second Street Pizza after St Paul's and will be serving signature bottomless pizzas, cocktails, wines and beers in Battersea.





Address: Unit 4.1 Copeland Park, 133 Copeland Rd, Peckham, London SE15 3SN

Opening Date: 13 April 2021

From the team behind the Camberwell Arms and Frank’s Café.



Mr Ji

Address: 72 Old Compton St, Soho, London, W1D 4UN

Opening Date: 13 April 2021

A modern Taiwanese restaurant and bar in the heart of Soho, by restaurateur Samuel Haim and the team from TĀ TĀ and TÓU.




Address: 194 Wandsworth Bridge Road, Fulham, London SW6 2UF

Opening Date: 13 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

The low-down: British seasonal restaurant for Fulham celebrating the very best of UK, by the

team behind Nest restaurant in Hackney.




Address: 45 Southwark Street, Borough, London, SE1 9HP

Opening Date: 14th April 2021

From the team behind Flat Iron Square and Goods Way in King’s Cross, featuring an on-site brewery and taproom with Lagunitas. Texas Joe’s Adobe and The Good Slice will be serving up Tex-Mex BBQ and focaccia pizza slices, plus weekly DJ sets, live acoustic performances, a book swap programme, and an indie music and publishers market.





Address: Hammersmith Broadway, Hammersmith, London W6 9YE

Opening Date: 14th April 2021

A fried chicken chain with over 2000 restaurants in South Korea this is the new kind of KFC. Founder Dong Hyun Kim (who also holds Kineya in UK) is opening four branches: first in the Hammersmith Broadway shopping centre this April, one in Angel in June, Wimbledon in July and Clapham Junction in September.



The Farrier

Address: North Yard, Camden Market, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AH

Opening Date: 15 April 2021 - courtyard first, inside follows in May.

Camden Market’s first-ever pub is taking over the Grade II-listed former horse hospital and stables (previously Proud). Head of kitchen is three Michelin star-trained chef, Ash Finch (previously at The Langham, Wild Honey and Noma).



CAMPFIRE By Two Tribes

Address: Tileyard Road, London, N7 9AH

Opening Date:  17th April 2021

An outdoor space with a taproom and fire pit, by Justin Deighton and Julian D Brown (AKA “The Firestarter”). The place will also be a community hub and entertainment space.




Address: 1 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 4AQ

Opening Date: 23 April 2021 (Only al fresco until 17 May)

A Tel Avivian gastro sharing style restaurant and multi-experiential space, with in purpose-built greenhouses and a menu by Israeli chef Elior Balbul, all in a dramatic venue. Oh, wow!

With so many exciting experiences such as flower market, a weekend artisan market in the vaults, magical health & wellness sessions, weekend brunches, fully immersive silent cinema nights in the garden, a futuristic fitness experience, dining in individually styled Greenhouses, dance experiences, rotating art exhibitions and DJ’s, it is like the gift that keeps on giving.






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