Here at SquareMeal, we love nothing more than a new London restaurant or bar, but how do we separate the best from the rest? That’s where SquareMeal’s hottest new openings comes in. This specially curated list only includes restaurants and bars which we feel are worth your special attention, featuring London restaurants and bars which have opened in the past 12 months. You can expect the most talked-about chefs, the biggest comebacks, white-hot pop-ups-gone-permanent, or simply brand-new restaurants that are knocking it out of the park. If you want to visit the new London restaurant that’s on everybody’s lips, guaranteed to leave you satisfied and right at the centre of the capital’s cultural zeitgeist, this is the only list you’ll ever need. Scroll this way for London’s hottest new restaurants and bars and be prepared to block out your diary for the foreseeable future…
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SquareMeal's Hottest New Openings
108 Golborne Road, London W10 5PS
This latest attempt to turn Golborne Road into a gastro destination to rival nearby Notting Hill comes courtesy of rookie restaurateur Luca Longobardi,... more »
30 Brewhouse Lane, London SW15 2JX
Whisper it quietly, but somewhere special has opened at – of all places – Putney Wharf. The brainchild of Uttam Tripathy, of Hammersmith’s Potli, and former... more »
The Ned, 27 Poultry, London EC2R 8AJ
Cecconi’s second London restaurant (following Cecconi’s Mayfair) finds its home in Soho House’s City hotel and dining complex, The Ned. The menu will be... more »
44 Blandford Street, London W1U 7HS
Upmarket wine bar Clarette occupies a landmark mock-Tudor pile that was once The William Wallace pub – hence the beautiful stained-glass depictions of... more »
423 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 0AN
Gritty Bethnal Green is the destination as Chris Moore, former head barman at The Savoy’s gilded Beaufort Bar, flies solo. The former Albion pub has been... more »
4 Blenheim Street, London W1S 1LB
Along with nearby Neo Bistro, Cubé is making the shopworn corner of Mayfair that rubs along Oxford Street an unlikely destination for reasonably priced... more »
72 Highbury Park, London N5 2XE
There’s already quite a following for this temporary Thai venture from chef Sebby Holmes, thanks to his two successful Street Feast stalls (Dinerama and... more »
24 Wardour Street, London W1D 6QH
Punnily named Ichibuns (ichiban refers to the number one in Japanese) is kitted out in rock-and-roll Tokyo-inspired decor, with house plants, hanging lights... more »
Discover the very best restaurants to have opened in London recently with SquareMeal’s guide to London’s hottest new restaurant openings. Numerous restaurants open up in the capital each month, providing even more choice to London’s diners. SquareMeal has selected only the crème de la crème of these newcomers to London’s restaurant scene in their exclusive guide of London’s hottest new restaurant openings. Head to some of London’s most impressive new restaurants before tables become hard to come by with this handy SquareMeal guide.
Find out all about London’s fabulous new restaurant openings by checking out the SquareMeal Hottest New Openings list featuring only the very best of London’s latest restaurant openings. Of course London has an incredible portfolio of restaurants so if there isn’t anywhere that takes your fancy in this list, also take a look at restaurants in the West End including Soho, Covent Garden and Mayfair; restaurants in the City and restaurants in West London including Knightsbridge and Chelsea.
Every one of the best new restaurant openings in London featured in SquareMeal’s list of the hottest new restaurant openings have been tried and tested by critics and our own customers so check out the reviews with SquareMeal today. Each SquareMeal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from those who have visited, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.