It’s safe to say Alex Hunter and Danny Clancy love British seafood. After being disenchanted by the ‘stuffy’ seafood offering in London they put their heads together to create something stripped back and simple. Inspired by the unassuming restaurants of British coastal towns, they kicked off their own pop-up in an old Hackney pie n’ […] more

Mamie’s is London’s very own version of authentic Breton cuisine. Whats that you ask? Basically a shed load of galettes, crêpes, and cider – so what’s not to love? We caught up with Mamie’s founder Aymeric Peurois to pick his brain about all things Mamie’s…and a few things London. Tell us a little more about how you […] more

M RAW is London’s very first, entirely gluten free and fine dining restaurant in Victoria. We see a whole host of concepts come and go, some genuinely impressive, some a flash in the pan. We’re not saying we’ve got a crystal ball (as being a long-standing pioneer in London is no easy task) but M RAW seems […] more

Whisky and curry pairing restaurant Tiger Dram has just opened on Battersea Rise. The concept caught our attention through the authentic Indian tradition of whisky pairing with small plates. We caught up with founder of Tiger Dram, Zia Trench, who shed some light on the inspiration behind the Battersea pop-up. more

A maestro of contemporary London nightlife, Charlie Gilkes (and his business partner Duncan Stirling) run The Inception Group, the company that gave birth to the now-iconic Bart’s, Bunga Bunga, Mr Fogg’s and Just Opened’s Bar of 2015, Cahoots. We spoke to Gilkes about Squirrel, his latest opening, and why it’s turning heads for entirely new reasons. more

100 Islington is an expansive pan-Asian restaurant on Islington’s Upper Street. Andrew and Peter behind the opening spoke to us about what London could be better at, and why it’s the best city in the world…. more

Self-proclaimed accidental chef, Alex Jackson, opened Sardine near Old Street recently. The protégé of Stevie Parle, Sardine is an intimate French restaurant with Mediterranean influences. Jackson tells us what he loves about London, and what he’d make better…. more

Hanger SW6  has opened in Fulham, championing accessibly priced, consciously sourced, food. Patrick Falla, the man behind the concept, believe the hanger steak they serve (£11) rivals London’s best. He told Just Opened London where he goes when he’s not behind the bar. more

Husband and wife team Amir and Limor think turkey is for life – not just for Christmas. It’s why the set up Strut & Cluck – a new restaurant at 151 Commercial Street, where turkey is infused into Eastern Mediterranean dishes, cooked home-style. What makes them cluck? We found out more about their take on London’s new […] more

Audience members daring enough to have “ringside” standing tickets for Bull at the Young Vic, opening December 11th, have likely come because of Mike Bartlett. He’s the A-list playwright behind King Charles III, winner of this year’s Olivier Award for Best New Play. Carrying on Bartlett’s winning streak, Bull also won at the 2015 Oliviers, […] more

Working the nine-to-five with the family could be an inconceivable threat, banded around for laughs. But for the Gladwin Brothers, it is their reality. Richard, Oliver and Gregory Gladwin grew up in West Sussex on a vineyard and farm, and realising their industries made complete sense together (Oliver, a chef; Gregory, a farmer; Richard went into […] more

Shoreditch became hit and miss for nights out when the tourists flooded in, but as the creative scene moves further and further east, Becky Young, programmer at Queen of Hoxton, reminds us why the Curtain Road establishment has endured. Clubbers, ping-pong players and informal drinkers go to enjoy three differently-shaped floors of entertainment. The rooftop, […] more