Lewisham in south-east London is a bit of a desert when it comes to destination restaurants, but that is about to change with the arrival of Sparrow, set on Rennell Street a short walk from the station, and overlooking the busy A20.
Primeur is a gem of a neighbourhood restaurant on the borders of Stoke Newington and Islington, located on the site of a former green grocer and more recently a 1930's garage.
Claude Bosi at Bibendum
Having closed his two-starred Michelin restaurant Hibiscus in 2016, Claude Bosi at the Bibendum was launched in March 2017.
Counter Culture is set next door to Robert Gill's award winning The Dairy which he opened in 2013, followed by The Manor in 2015 also in Clapham, and Bethnal Green's Paradise Garage in 2015.
After a series of pop-up restaurants in Fitzrovia, Tower Bridge and Cannon Street, Ceru founders husband and wife Barry and Patricia Hilton opened their first permanent establishment on Bute Street, minutes from South Kensington und...
Vivek Singh opened his fourth restaurant called Cinnamon Bazaar in December 2016, located in the heart of Covent Garden, it joins siblings the Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen and Cinnamon Soho.
Rick Stein Barnes
Following the retirement of the owners of The Depot in Barnes, the restaurant has been taken over by celebrated chef Rick Stein, his first venture to open in London.
The hotly anticipated restaurant Mere opened its doors in March 2017, located in the heart of Fitzrovia on Charlotte Street, named after Queen Charlotte who married King George III in 1761.
The new kid on the block on lively Upper Street in Islington is the Galley Restaurant, just a short walk from Angel underground.