Discover London's Culinary Renaissance: The Best Restaurant Openings this January

As we step into the new year, London's vibrant food scene continues to evolve, with a wave of innovative and tantalising eateries set to grace the city in 2024. From eclectic flavors to avant-garde culinary experiences, these new establishments promise to redefine gastronomic delight. Without further ado, let's embark on a culinary journey through the most anticipated restaurant openings that are poised to make waves in the capital.


Yuki Bar

Address: 426 Reading Ln, London E8 1DS

Opening Date: 4 January 2024

A small restaurant/wine bar by Yukiyasu Kaneko (ex sommelier at Noma, P Franco band Yess Aquatic in LA) but with a big natural wines list. The food will focus on European snacks focus, inspiration by Italy and Spain.



Address: 14 Lisle St, London WC2H 7BE

Opening Date: 8 January 2024

Pan-Asian restaurant serving West and Southeast Asia-inspired dishes with Chef Lum Wah Cheok (ex-Hakkasan and Yauatcha) running the kitchen.



Address: Los Mochis, 2-4 Farmer St, Notting Hill, London W8 7SN

Opening Date: 11 January 2024

The ultimate omakase dining experience in an exclusive 6 seat private room, on the first floor of Los Mochis in Notting Hill, by executive chef Leonard Tanyag (previously at Zuma) and head sushi chef Han (ex Roka & Nobu).


Big Night

Address: 177 Morning Lane, London E9 6LH

Opening Date: 11 January 2024

Izakaya-inspired restaurant by Joshua Ralphs and Jack O'Connor (ex Larry's, Flor, Lasdun and Jolene). Expect seasonal British produce with a Japanese twist, put on sticks and cooked on a charcoal grill.


Restaurant Story

Address: 199 Tooley St, Bermondsey, London SE1 2JX

Re-opening Date: 12 January 2024

Chef Tom Sellers reopens his two Michelin-starred restaurant after nine months following a £2.5 million refurbishment for its 10th anniversary, featuring a whole new floor, a chef's table and an outdoor terrace. Tom Seller has opened Story Cellar in Covent Garden and Dovetale at the 1 Hotel Mayfair in the meantime.



Address: 12-14 Basil Street, London SW3 1AJ

Opening Date: 12 January 2024

A "sensory Japanese dining" experience that is already popular in Dubai, Riyadh and Beirut, by ADDMIND Hospitality.


Farm Shop Wine Bar

Address: 64 South Audley Street, London W1K 2QT

Opening Date: 15 January 2024

Bringing all that is fresh and seasonal to Mayfair: award-winning products, local artisans, butchery room, cheese toasties and hot beef sandwiches made to grab-and-go alongside delicious coffee from South West roastery, Mozzo.


The Rex Delicatessen

Address: 38 Bruton Pl, London W1J 6NX

Opening Date: 16 January 2024

Larry Jayasekara and gallery owner Tim Jefferies areopening The Cocochine in Mayfair this spring, but they are also opening a deli pn the same road - The Rex Delicatessen.


Freak Scene Sushi and Robata

Address: 41 Ramsden Road, Balham SW12 8QZ

Opening Date: 18 January 2024

Pan-Asian fusion food from ex-Nobu chef Scott Hallsworth and The Last Leg comic Adam Hills with sushi master Yauheni Kharytonau.


The Breakfast Club Soho

Address: 18 Old Compton St, W1D 4TN

Opening Date: 19 January 2024

Opening offer: Soft Launch with 50% off on opening day, 9am until 4pm (last booking at 3pm)

This popular chain first started in 2005 and is now opening its fourth West End location.



Address: 35-37 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BR

Re-opening Date: 24 January 2024

Sabor has had a bit of a makeover during Christmas, by owners Nieves Barragan and José Etura.


Brooklyn Beckham's pop-up restaurant with UberEats

Address: delivery only within five-mile radius of Cambridge Heath

Launch Date: 25 January 2024

Menu will have five dishes: chicken tikka masala (£15), buffalo cauliflower (£10), pork and prawn dumplings (£10), pasta Bolognese (£15) and his ‘Nanny Peggy’s English Breakfast sandwich’ (£12).


Astrid Bakery

Address: 118a Alexandra Park Road, London N10 2AH

Opening Date: January 2024

Boutique bakery by former fashion journalist Charlotte O'Kelly.


The Shoap

Address: 406 St John Street, Angel, London EC1V 4ND

Opening Date: January 2024

Auld Hag by Gregg Boyd are opening a Scottish shop and deli in Islington.


Restaurant Story

Address: 199 Tooley St, London Bridge, London SE1 2JX

Re-opening Date: January 2024

2 Michelin star restaurant by Tom Sellers, re-opening after a nine months closure for a £2.5 million refurbishment. The famous chef has also recently opened Story Cellar in Covent Garden and Dovetale at 1 Hotel Mayfair.




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