BEST RESTAURANTS OPENING IN FEBRUARY 2024

Food has the power to evoke memory, to transport you to other places, to bring people together, is our love language. Cheers to the love for food and to these new restaurants!

 

Bellazul

Address: 43 Blandford Street, London W1U 7HF

Opening Date: 1 February 2024

A Mediterranean restaurant and bar coming soon to Marylebone with head chef Simone Sarafina (ex-Cecconi's Mayfair and 5 Hertford Street) in charge.

 

Burberry takeover of Harrods

Address: 87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL

Opening Date: 1 February 2023

Opening Offer: Buy a hot drink from their van and receive a token to use in-store for unique gifts: an orienteering map created in collaboration with the Open City charity and a Romney’s Kendal Mint Cake with a Burberry twist.

Burberry turns Harrods knight blue and at Door 5 on Hans Crescent, a Burberry food truck will offer British pastries and hot drinks.

 

Urban Greens Kensington

Address: Kensington Arcade 127 Kensington High St W8 5SF

Opening Date: 2 February 2024

Their fourth location for elevated, reinvented salads.

 

St John at Fortnum & Mason

Address: 181 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1A 1ER

Opening Date: 6-22 February 2024

Co-owner Trevor Gulliver is opening a three-week pop-up in Fortnum & Mason, while St John in Smithfield is temporarily closed.

 

RAI

Address: 11-13 Bayley St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3HD

Re-opening Date: 7 February 2024

RAI Fitzrovia shut down in 2023 and is now reopening in a new location. It is an omakase-only restaurant, owned by the team behind Hot Stone in Islington and will have Executive Chef Padam Raj Rai (previously at Nobu, Sake no Hana and Tsukiji) leading the kitchen.

 

Alfi

Address: 3 Crispin Place, London E1 6DW

Opening Date: 8 February 2024

The wine pub opened in December and restaurant opens this month, by Ben Hodges and Alex Lewis on the former Leon space in Spitalfields market.

 

Camille

Address: 2-3 Stoney Street, London SE1 9AA

Opening Date: 8 February 2024

A French neighbourhood bistro in Borough Market by Clare Lattin and Tom Hill, founders of Ducksoup and Little Duck, who have teamed up with Ratnesh Bagdai (co-founder of Brindisa Kitchens) and head chef Elliot Hashtroudi (ex-St John chef).

 

Detroit Pizza Islington

Address: 137 Upper St, London N1 1QP (head down the alleyway to find it)

Opening Date: 8 February 2024

Deep-dish Detroit pizza, said to be 'The world’s best American-Italian restaurant', second venture from the team after the success in Spitalfields.

 

Freddie's

Address: Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2AQ

Opening Date: 9 February 2024

New York-style deli and restaurant in Belsize Park by Jack Graham (ex Raw Press in Chelsea)  and Amelia Graham (ex marketing at Planet Organic)

 

Chapel Market Kitchen

Address: 2 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 9EZ

Opening Date: 11 February 2024

A new seafood restaurant/oyster bar and grill by chef Maoz Alonim, with fresh oysters, raw bar, changing menu inspired by Chapel market and an 'unruly' wine list.

 

Singapulah

Address: 53 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 6LB

Opening Date: 15 February 2024

By Singaporean restaurateur Ellen Chew who also owns Arôme cafes, Rasa Sayang, Mrs Chew's Chinese Kitchen and Shan Shui. Singapulah will be a restaurant and shop (where you can buy the Singaporean ingredients used in your dishes), spread across four floors.

 

Bar Bruno

Address: 211a Victoria Park Road, London E9 7JN

Opening Date: 15 February 2024

Wine bar & shop by wine importer Michael Sager, named after his father. Food menu will be focusing on pretzels.

 

Choppaluna

Address: 48-49 St. James St, London SW1A 1JT

Opening Date: 15 February 2024

Opening Offer: £1 bowls 15-18 February, 250 bowls per day 

Healthy Chopped Bowls and Big-Rolls restaurant is opening their fourth location in UK, with a fifth one in Notting Hill coming soon.

 

Mistress of Mayfair

Address: 48-49 St. James St, London SW1A 1JT

Opening Date: 16 February 2024

From the team behind Mnky Hse and Beach Blanket Babylon, it will be a Parisian-inspired restaurant and "after-hours lounge"/bar serving "refined French cuisine for a modern Mayfair".

 

Quince Bakery

Address: 267 New North Road, London N1 7AA

Opening Date: 17 February 2024

A neighbourhood bakery on New North Rd from Anna Higham (author of The Last Bite)

and Paris Barghchi.

 

Morchella

Address: Exmouth Market, 84-86 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4Q

Opening Date: 20 February 2024

A Mediterranean restaurant with a separate wine bar, by the people behind Perilla on Newington Green, with head Chef Daniel Fletcher (ex The Square and Sky Garden) leading the kitchen.

 

Veg & Tings

Address: Brixton Village, Coldharbour Ln, SW9 8PR 

Opening Date: 20 February 2024

Brian Danclair is famous for his Caribbean cuisine at Fish Wings & Tings in Brixton Village Market and at Danclair’s Kitchen, and is now opening a vegetarian restaurant.

 

Yum Bug

Address: 110 Fonthill Road, London N4 3HT

Opening Date: 20 February 2024

Opening Offer: 50% off bill 20-24 February. Open fully 27 February.

Entomologist Aaron Thomas and designer Leo Taylor, are opening a permanent edible insects restaurant in Finsbury Park, after the success of their pop-up in Shoreditch last year, with chefs Sam Clark (from Moro), Jay Patel (from Legare) and James Nathan (MasterChef winner ).

 

Liu Xiaomian

Address: First floor, Kingly Ct, Carnaby, London W1B 5PW

Opening Date: 21 February 2024

Opening Offer: Soft launch till 24th of February 2024

A cult Chinese restaurant from two Chongqing expats Liu Qian and Charlene Liu.

 

The Kitchen at The Bear

Address: 296A Camberwell New Road London SE5 ORP

Opening Date: 23 February 2024

Joe Sharratt (behind Naughty Piglets in Brixton) and Teddy Roberts (chefs at Piglets), two good friends, decided to refurbish a beloved local pub and are now opening the kitchen.

 

The Alchemist Victoria

Address: 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0AU

Opening Date: 24 February 2024

Creative cocktail bar and restaurant opens their sixth venue in London.

 

The Best Broasted Ealing

Address: 14 Broadway, Ealing, London W13 0SR

Opening Date: 24 February 2024

Opening Offer: 50 free chicken shawarmas on opening day

Middle Eastern restaurant in Willesden is opening second branch in Ealing.

 

Trejo's Tacos

Address: 299-301 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W10 5TD

Opening Date: 25 February 2024

Danny Trejo (the actor from Dusk Till Dawn, Machete, Heat, Desperado and Breaking Bad) is opening his own restaurant in Notting Hill.

 

Sale e Pepe

Address: 9-15 Pavilion Road, London SW1X 0HD

Re-opening Date: 26 February 2024

Owned by the Thesleff Group (Los Mochis Notting Hill and Viajante87) the Italian restaurant reopens after a luxurious refurbishment, curated by luxury interior designer Hamilford Design, in time to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

 

Franklin & Baines

Address: 68-70 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UL

Opening Date: 27 February 2024

Opening Offer: Soft Launch with 50% off food from 27 February to 4 March 2024

Restauranteur Olivier Cohen (Bordelaise) and Ashley Letchford (of The Jam Tree pubs) will focus their restaurant on steak, with an amazing consultant chef - Fernando Lerroude (ex Master Griller at The Gaucho group). The place will include DJs, live music, bottomless lunches and a roof terrace.

 

Maxwells Covent Garden

Address: 34 King Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8JD

Re-opening Date: 28 February 2024

An all-American diner-style venue set across two floors of dining space with additional bars on each level is reopening after an interior revamp.

 

Bun & Sum

Address: 224 Graham Road, Hackney, London E8 1BP

Opening Date: 28 February 2024

LA-style halal smash burger specialists Bun & Sum, whose chef Farbez Uddin was named best chef at the National Burger Awards, are opening their second site after the success in Mile End.

 

Doh'hut

Address: 30 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QE

Opening Date: 29 February 2024

Opening Offer: free birthday donut with every purchase to the first 50 customers on opening day

Indulgent handmade donuts & single origin coffee.

 

Francatelli

Address: 7-8 Park Place, St. James's, London SW1A 1LS

Opening Date: 29 February 2024

William Drabble to launch new restaurant inspired by Queen Victoria’s head chef

 

Savoy x Petrossian pop-up boutique

Address: Strand, London WC2R 0EZ

Opening Date: 15 February 2024, Tuesday to Sunday

A shop and cafe by caviar specialists Petrossian, located in The Thames Lobby at The Savoy.

 

 

Bon Appétit!

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