BEST RESTAURANTS OPENING IN JUNE 2024

As we move from the cold and wet spring to hopefully some sun-kissed moments of summer, it's the perfect time to treat yourself to London's newest gastronomic delights. A comprehensive list has been carefully curated for you to enjoy.

 

Chet’s & Friends Kerbside Pizza Party

Address: Chet's, 65 Shepherd's Bush Green, London W12 8QE

Opening Date: 1 & 8 June 2024

A kitchen playdate - some of London’s best pizzerias combined with Thai-Americana flavours: on 1st June will be Dinner for One Hundred, and Bushey's own Vincenzo’s will take over the ovens on the 8th of June. Tickets are £25 and include one limited-edition pizza and a cocktail.

 

Heyman Food Arcade

Address: King St, Southall UB2 4DG

Opening Date: 1 June 2024

Opening Offer: 100 free spicy chicken burgers meal on 1st June 2024

Join Heyman on a food adventure and experience the best Southall has to offer.

 

MANDARIN ORIENTAL Mayfair

AKIRA BACK LONDON

Address: Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, 22 Hanover Square, Mayfair, London, W1S 1JP

Opening Date: 3 June 2024

The Michelin-starred, Korean culinary master Akira Back is bringing modern Japanese food with Korean accents to London.

 

Bread Street Kitchen Stratford

Address: 9 Endeavour Square, London E20 1JN

Opening Date: 3 June 2024

Gordon Ramsay (chef and restaurateur) opens his sixth and biggest Bread Street Kitchens yet by taking over the huge Haugen restaurant in Stratford, which closed last year. It will have a community workspace in its ground floor cafe, a terrace on the ground floor and a massive roof terrace.

 

Atis Regent Street

Address: 295 Regent St., London W1B 2HJ

Opening Date: 3 June 2024
Healthy food chain opens sixth London location.

 

Butchies London Bridge

Address: 120 Tooley St, London SE1 2TH

Opening Date: 3 June 2024 

Opening Offer: 200 free sandwiches on opening day and 50% off 3-6 June 2024

Fried chicken burger brand Butchies will open its seventh site.

 

CDMX Tacos

Address: 1 Green's Ct, London W1F 0HA

Opening Date: 4 June 2024

Billy Sengupta (ex global head of luxury tequila at Diageo in Mexico City) focuses on Mexico's legendary street tacos and quesadillas, and his now place is on the old Yalla Yalla site.

 

Söderberg East Dulwich

Address: 36 Lordship Ln, London SE22 8HJ

Opening Date: 6 June 2024 

Opening Offer: First 20 customers and every 20th customer will get a free mystery bakery box 6 -9 June 2024 

 

House Party

Address: 61 Poland Street, Soho, London W1F 7NU

Opening Date: 7 June 2024 

Stormzy is opening an immersive seven-floor bar and club in Soho, on the former Milk & Honey space, "modelled on an adolescent house party experience", so imagine "red cups, sofas, pizzas and chaos", live performances from various DJs and artists, old-school consoles and karaoke. The Cream Group, the team behind Cirque Le Soir and Flippers London, are in charge of the bar, while the food will include pizzas and giant NYC-style pizza slices, Dr Pepper slow-cooked sticky wings all "delivered in-house by a Domino’s-style delivery man". Fun fact: Sormzy's first BMW is at the basement. 

 

Badiani Gelato Hampstead

Address: 55 South End Road, Hampstead, London NW3 2QB

Opening Date: 7 June 2024 

Opening Offer:

  • Tuesday, 4th June: Free Coffee/Affogato/Smoothies
  • Wednesday, 5th June: Free Gelato Croissant/ Gelato Burger/ Crepe
  • Thursday, 6th June: Free Gelato Day

The joyful Badiani ice cream parlour is opening its ninth London shop a stone's toss away from the iconic Hampstead Heath.

 

The Anya Hindmarch Ice Cream Project

Address: 11 Pont St, London SW1X 9EH

Opening Date: 7 June - 18 August 2024

Anya Hindmarch's ice cream shop sells some very crazy and unusual flavours, choosing well-known brands, such as Heinz baked bean, Kikkoman soy sauce, Branston piccalilli and Maldon sea salt. This is their third year and new flavours are:

  • Bird’s Custard
  • Kenco Coffee
  • McVitie’s Penguin - Milk chocolate blended with crunchy Penguin pieces
  • McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes - Chocolate stirred with chocolate-orange Jaffa Cake
  • Robinson’s Lemon Barley Water sorbet
  • Tiptree Orange Marmalade - with the tang of thick cut Seville orange peel
  • Tropicana Orange Juice sorbet
  • Sarson’s Vinegar - Strawberries with a splash of Sarson’s Malt vinegar
  • Sun-Pat Peanut Butter - stirred with crunchy peanut butter
  • Perello olives - flavoured with sliced Gordal olives
  • Filippo Berio Pesto - Blended with the nutty, fragrant classic pesto with Italian basil

Priced at £16 for a tub or £4.50 for a scoop and there will also be a blind tasting ice cream tea where guests can guess what flavours they are trying.

 

Kardamon Saloon

Address: The Cambria Pub & Kitchen, 40 Kemerton Rd, London SE5 9AR

Opening Date: 8, 15, 22, 29 June & 6 July 2024

Kardamon are doing a pop-up residency at The Cambria for 5 days only.

 

You Call The Shots at The Plough

Address: 23-25 Homerton High St, E9 6JP

Opening Date: 8 June 2024 

Friendly Hackney wine bar will pop-up at The Plough pub for the summer to do a preview of their upcoming opening, with a rotating cast of chefs: on 8 June they will have Spasia Dinkovski (from Mystic Burek) serving Balkan cuisine, then on 13-15 June will be Joe Couldridge (of The Prince Arthur) and a pierogi weekender with Paris Rosina on 21-11 June. Marie Mitchell and Ginn Khao will be popping up in July and August.

 

Big Grill Festival

Address: The Five Points Brewery, Hackney, East London

Opening Date: 8 - 9 June 2024

Europe’s biggest BBQ & Food Festival is coming to London for an intimate live-fire cooking and entertainment event, as part of their 10-year celebrations, in collaboration with From The Ashes BBQ. Tickets are £50 and include four dishes.

 

Souk el Salam

Address: 197 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1J 9LL

Opening Date: 9 June 2024, 11.30am – 1.30pm

A peace market designed to raise money for aid to Gaza, through the Amos Trust. Some of the UK’s top chefs and food writers will come together to host this, such as Sami Tamimi, Noor Murad, Nicole Pisani, Phil Khoury Philip Juma (Juma Kitchen), Jad Youssef (Lebnani Restaurant), Ayesha Kalaji and more. There will also be the chance to buy products from Zaytoun, Shorkk, Akub and Fil. A ticket is £20 and includes two food items from any of the stalls.

 

The Little Violet Door

Address: 9 Kingly St, Carnaby, London W1B 5PH

Opening Date: 10 June 2024 

Opening Offer: 50% off food until 16 June

Sister to Scarlet, Blue, Yellow and Orange Little Doors bars, will also look like a 60s fictional flatshare/basement house party, with a kitchen disco. It will be on the former Bag 'O Nails and private club The Court site and the food menu will include tacos, sharing plates and bottomless weekend brunches. 

 

Henri

Address: 14-15 Henrietta St, London WC2E 8QH

Opening Date: 10 June 2024 

The Experimental Group and Jackson Boxer (of Brunswick House, Orasay and The Corner at Selfridges) are opening a bistro in Henrietta Hotel, after their successful collaboration at Cowley Manor Experimental in the Cotswolds (winner of Condé Nast Traveller’s The UK’s Top New Restaurant Awards).

 

Bar Kroketa

Address: 23 Barrett St, London W1U 1BF

Opening Date: 10 June 2024

Brindisa's second spin-off restaurant and a pintxo bar, focused on all things croquetas, on the old Euphorium bakery space, with a menu of small dishes that will change daily.

 

Pizza Pilgrims Euston

Address: 24 Eversholt St, London NW1 1AD

Opening Date: 10 June 2024

Opening Offer: 1000 free pizza slices on 3 June 2024

Pizza Pilgrims is famous for their 72-hour double-fermented pizza dough, and are now opening their 23rd restaurant, just outside Euston station, how convenient.

 

Itsu Fenchurch

Address: 21 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0BG

Opening Date: 10 June

Opening Offer: 100 FREE bao buns for their first customers on opening day!

Japanese counter-service and takeaway chain for sushi, salads and noodle dishes.

 

Peers' Dining Room 

Address: House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London, United Kingdom, SW1A 0PW

Opening Date: 10 June - 3 July (for lunch bookings only, excluding weekends).

House of Lords Public Dining Experience returns to the Peers’ Dining Room and opens its doors to one of the most prestigious and iconic venues in the world, the Palace of Westminster, where some of the past Prime Ministers, from Sir Winston Churchill to Margaret Thatcher, once dined. The seasonal fine dining menu is available at £55.00 per person and can be booked here from noon on 4 June. Guests will have the option to purchase drinks in our Peers’ Guest Room Bar, which offers views overlooking the River Thames, before sitting down for lunch.

Shake Shack St Pancras

Address: Unit 17A The Circle, St Pancras International, Pancras Rd, London N1C 4QP

Opening Date: 11 June 2024

Opening Offer: Free merch (tote, water bottle & cap) for the first 100 people on opening day, plus free pudding and vouchers for crinkle chips.

Their 16th burger restaurant.

Taste of London Food Festival

Address: Regent’s Park, Outer Circle, London, NW1 5HA

Opening Date: 12-16 June 2024 

The festival takes over Regent’s Park every summer for the ultimate food-fuelled garden party, right the centre of one of the coolest cities on earth. 55,000 hungry visitors attend, ready to devour the best food and drink in the country.

 

Myst

Address: 2-4 Old Street, Old Street, London, United Kingdom EC1V 9AA

Opening Date: 12 June 2024 

Bar, club and restaurant where you can 'immerse yourself in the pulse of London nightlife'.

 

The River Cafe Cafe

Address: Thames Wharf Studios, Rainville Road, London W6 9HA

Opening Date: 13 June 2024 

The River Café is opening a new café next door called The River Café Café and it will have its own terrace, serving an Italian menu.

 

Gracey’s x Terry’s NH Pizza Pop-up

Address: 158 Great Suffolk Street, Bermondsey, London SE1 0DT

Opening Date: 13 June 2024 

Cult favourite pizza chain Gracey’s from St Albans is partnering with old school cafe Terry’s in Bermondsey to bring New Haven style pizzas to London for one day only. The pop-up will 'blend New Haven classics with Terry’s British comfort food' claimed James Woodley, co-owner of Gracey’s, and prices for 16-inch pizzas start from £18.

 

Gozney Presents Proof Supper Club

Address: Mystery Location, London

Opening Date: 13 June 2024 

A ‘secret’ vegetarian feast by Michelin-starred chef Brad Carter (of Carter’s in Birmingham) and hosted by Gozney (pizza oven maestros). The feast will be inspired by local edible herbs, flowers and produce.  You can buy tickets here.

 

Burger King Kilburn

Address: 167-169 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7HY

Opening Date: 13 June 2024

Opening Offer: 1,000 free Whopper or Chicken Royale burger

Fast food chain.

 

Bobo Social

Address: 3/4 Filmworks Walk, Ealing Broadway, London W5 5FA

Opening Date: 14 June 2024

Popular brunch spot's third opening, after Fitzrovia (now closed) and Elephant Park, by Michael Benson.

 

Jones & Sons

Address: 98–106 High Road, South Woodford, London E18 2QH

Opening Date: 14 June 2024

Opening Offer: 50% off food from 14-20 June

Jones & Sons owner Andy Jones is opening their second restaurant after the success in Dalston (where the original Boiling Point was filmed, featuring Stephen Graham), on the former Elmo's Pizza site with Kieran Hope (head chef from Dalston site) in charge of the menu.

 

Koyn Thai

Address: 38 Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4QA

Opening Date: 16 June 2024 

Restaurateur Samyukta Nair is launching a Thai restaurant in partnership with Bangkok-born Rose Chalalai Singh. It will take over the basement space (previously used as a larger dining room) of Koyn Mayfair and the menu will be inspired by Nair's grandmother's cooking in Bangkok.

 

MHK Meatball Competition

Address: Mortimer House Kitchen, 37-41 Mortimer St, London W1T 3JH

Opening Date: 16 June 2024

Chefs from eight top London restaurants will compete in a challenge to make the best meatballs in Executive Chef Tom Cenci's kitchen at Mortimer House in order to raise funds for the Movember charity. On the list for the inaugural competition are:

  1. Chris Leach from Manteca
  2. Ruben Dawnay from Rubens Rubens
  3. Giacomo Peretti from Firebird
  4. Anna Grasso from Grasso
  5. Joshua Owens-Baigler from Angelina
  6. Helen Graham, formerly at Bubala
  7. Neil Rankin, founder of Simplicity Foods
  8. Tim Connor and Gianluigi Di Ghionno of Mortimer House Kitchen

The series panel of judges will include Giles Coren (The Times’ restaurant critic), Ravneet Gill (chef and food writer), Kar-Shing Tong (food blogger @ks_ate_here_) and Catherine Hanly (from Hot Dinners).

Tickets are £25 and include samples of each dish, a drink on arrival by Limoncello di Capri and a vote, and can be bought here. The winning dish will be included in the menu at Mortimer House Kitchen on Father’s Day as a special.

 

 

Oasis Bar & Terrace

Address: Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB

Opening Date: Mid-June 2024

Canary Wharf's longest bar at 17 metres long with a massive upstairs terrace.

Velvet Alfresco with CAMPARI

Address: Corinthia London, Whitehall Pl, London SW1A 2BD

Opening Date: 19 June 2024

Corinthia Hotel has a hidden garden rooftop space which has previously been a summer pop-up by chef Tom Kerridge (celebrity restaurateur) but this summer they are doing a bar pop-up by Salvatore Calabrese (master mixologist) in partnership with Campari. The terrace located above the central courtyard of the hotel's Garden restaurant and access will be via hotel lifts to the first floor.

 

Popeyes Waterloo

Address: The Colonnade, Waterloo Station, London SE1 8SF

Opening Date: 21 June 2024

Opening Offer: 100 free sandwiches on opening day

Famous Louisiana style chicken sandwich is coming to Waterloo for their 22nd location in London.

 

Sainsbury's Picnic Pavilion

Address: The Stables, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LH

Opening Date: 21-22 June 2024

An indoor picnic oasis pop-up by Sainsbury’s.

 

Tollington's

Address: 172 Tollington Park, Finsbury Park, London N4 3AJ

Opening Date: June 2024

Ed McIlroy and Jamie Allan, the team behind Four Legs and Plimsoll, open their second place - an 'Iberian fish bar' in a former fish and chip shop.

 

Brasseria Brompton

Address: 272 Brompton Road, London SW3 2AW

Opening Date: June 2024

La Brasserie on Brompton Road closed three years ago but  Andrea and Alberto Fraquelli (owners of La Brasseria Milanese in Marylebone and Brasseria Notting Hill) are reopening it as Brasseria Brompton. Giulio Rossi will be Executive Chef and Gianluca Camilletti General Manager along with Jason Tesoriere (ex GM at the Wolseley Restaurant Group's Colbert) and Ian White (worked for Danny Meyer in NYC).

 

The Park

Address: 123 Bayswater Rd, London W2 3JH

Opening Date: June 2024

Jeremy King (co-founder of The Wolseley, Brasserie Zedel and The Delauney) is back with his debut solo project, after his attempt to prevent his restaurant empire Corbin & King from being bought out.

 

Breakfast Club St Pancras

Address: King's Cross, St. Pancras International Station, Euston Road, N1C 4QP

Opening Date: June 2024

The Breakfast Club is bringing full English breakfast, egg dishes, pancakes and their "Winner Winner Fried Chicken Dinner" to St Pancras Station.

 

Poon’s London

Address: Arch 18 Discovery Estate, Spa Terminus, St James’s Road, Bermondsey, London SE16 4RA

Opening Date: End of June 2024

Amy Poon is popping up at the Spa Terminus collective of artisan food to showcase her award-winning range of Chinese sauces and dressings as well as wontons, wind-dried pork sausage and Chinese bacon.

 

Wood St Bear

Address: 135 Wood Street, London E17 3LX

Opening Date: Late June 2024

DJ Simon Bear is taking over the old Wood Street Deli to open a 'community-focused' bar offering mainly wines from Borough Wines, craft beer from local brewery Pillars, and bar food, such as cheese toasties and pork pies (from Melton Mowbray).

 

 

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