From chic eateries tucked away in trendy neighborhoods to avant-garde establishments in the heart of the city, these new restaurants will contribute to the ever-evolving narrative of London's food culture.
1. The Park
Opening inside the new Park Modern Building on the corner of Bayswater Road and Queensway, this venue comes from city restauranteur, Jeremy King.
Little more is known about The Park, but you can rest assured that if his other ventures are anything to go by, it will offer impressive dining and service which is second to none.
Where: Hyde Park - 123 Bayswater Rd, London W2 3JH
When: Spring 2024.
2. Endo at The OWO
A Japanese-influenced rooftop restaurant and ground floor Sake Bar by Endo Kazutoshi and Misha Zelman’s Creative Restaurant Group will be opening soon at The OWO in Whitehall.
Their latest project will see a 60-cover rooftop dining room, chef’s table, and outside terrace with views of famous London landmarks including Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park.
Completing the experience is the restaurant's accompanying ground floor sake bar. With 28 seats and direct access from Whitehall Place, it combines the Kazutoshi's Japanese heritage with a quintessentially British landmark.
Where: The OWO, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2EU.
When: Due to open soon.
4. Albert’s Schloss London
Named in honour of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s beloved husband who championed truth, beauty, freedom and love, Albert’s Schloss celebrates the beloved Prince’s values every day and all night long; bringing a bier palace, cook haus and bakery, along with live showtime entertainment.
Albert’s Schloss London will reside in the heart of London, taking over the Jungle Cave site, formerly The Rainforest Café site. Expect an Alpine theme matched with games, beers and German food.
Where: 20-24 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7EU.
When: Spring 2024.
Jeremy King is opening a new restaurant on the site of Le Caprice, with what's planned to be a "new version" of the classic restaurant. Launched in 1981 with his business partner, Chris Corbin, Le Caprice became a legendary dining spot, attracting the likes of Princess Diana and Elton John.
Where: Mayfair - 20 Arlington St, St. James's, London SW1A 1RJ.
When: Early 2024.
5. Guinness at Old Brewer’s Yard
Guinness is coming to London with a big site that includes a microbrewery, shop and a rooftop bar and restaurant with an open-fire kitchen.The microbrewery will join London's existing list of more than 130 breweries and will, no doubt, be a wonderful bricks-and-mortar plug for the brand and its famous golden harp logo.
Where: Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9PU.
When: October 2024.
6. Burnt Ends London
Burnt Ends, rated #94 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, is set to launch a new site inside Harrods this year. This marks a return to London for Aussie chef-owner, David Pynt, who started Burnt Ends as a pop-up in the city back in 2012 before moving the concept to Singapore in 2013. Given how hard it is to get a table at Burnt Ends Singapore, you may want to think about planning way ahead if you want to secure a booking.
When: Mid 2024.
Where: Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL.
Founded and led by Enrico Buonocore, this charismatic Milan restaurant arrives at The OWO this year. Expected to feature many of the favourite signature dishes first served at the original restaurant in in Via Savona, Milan, expect the best ingredients and a style combining Italian tradition with a contemporary international approach. – with one of the best seafood experiences and a carefully considered list of wines and cocktails.
Where: Westminster - 57 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX.
When: Opening 2024.
8.Row on 5
Jason Atherton’s latest venture, Row on 5 will take over two floors of a new building on Savile Row. The concept is "a culinary voyage" involving a multi-course dining experience. On the ground floor, there's a mix of counter dining and tables for 36 diners. Downstairs there's an open kitchen and bar and room for 22 more diners, along with a private dining room - or cellar - with eight seats.
Where: 5 Savile Row, London W1S 3PB.
When: Opening: 2024.
Already a big hit in Mayfair and Soho, this glitzy Italian restaurant is set to launch a new venue underneath the Strand Palace hotel. Bocconcino embraces the opulence of Italian cuisine, merging it seamlessly with the sophistication of London’s culinary scene. Evolving into a symbol of chic dining, Bocconcino venues in Mayfair and Soho have earned numerous accolades.
Where: 366 Strand, London WC2R 0JF.
The chic sister of the iconic Mykonos beach club, this is a new concept for Nammos, in the heart of Knightsbridge. Indulge in Greek and Mediterranean cuisine that mirrors the opulence of its surroundings. This is an exclusive dining destination where the who's who of London will be dining.
Where: 13-17 Montpelier Street, London SW7 1HF.
When: Now open.