It’s been a busy time for London’s restaurant scene with a number of new openings to choose from, covering a whole range of cuisines. Here’s a collection of some of the new London eateries who are showing their love for the capital by using a Dot London web address.
Stoke Newington-based Andi’s is a great place to dine all day long – it’s an ideal brunch spot during the day and a brasserie at night. Co-owned by Great British Menu judge, Andi Oliver, and long-term business partner Kelly Miles, they are producing high quality, innovative and accessible food that everyone can enjoy. Dishes can include either ‘baked’ eggs or energy bowls for brunch, and the choice of either Persian spiced slow roast goat belly or char-grilled Octopus and tempura shrimp taco for dinner. Tough choice for your taste buds.
inamo Camden is the third London offering from the interactive oriental-fusion restaurant and bar group inamo, joining their Soho and Covent Garden eateries. inamo restaurants is at the forefront of tech-savvy food as you order your dishes via tablets and choose from the images projected on to your interactive table. Their Camden restaurant includes an al fresco garden and roof terrace, as well as an outdoor robata grill for authentic street food cooking.
Renowned chef Stevie Parle has brought the taste of Rome to Clerkenwell with his restaurant Palatino. With its industrial-style setting, including exposed pipes, concrete and sharp angles, the open kitchen keeps it rustic with its wood burner, stone oven and fresh pasta rolling machine. The Italian wine list works well with the dishes, creating a mini-trip to Italy for all your pallet.
Named after the iconic mid-century roof of the building housing the new-look Design Museum, Parabola is a restaurant based within the museum. Open to all, whether you’re visiting the museum or not, the restaurant is open from brunch through to dinner, serving seven days a week. The Kensington-based Parabola includes a regularly changing ‘Guest Chef Series’ for their dinner service, hosting some of the world’s most exciting and leading culinary talent, from internationally renowned chefs, to cookbook writers and regional stars.
Ancient Rome comes to the City of London in the form of Roma, based near Fenchurch Street station. Using London’s best locally sourced produce, their chefs masterfully revive Ancient Rome’s cooking techniques, including their speciality of baking their meats on hay. The feel of ancient Rome doesn’t stop at the food, as the décor includes gilded mirrors, mosaics and imperial splendour that compliments the Roman tastes.
Created by the team behind The Vaults, one of London’s most unique performance spaces based in the tunnels under Waterloo station, Vaulty Towers is a bar that serves street food favourites such as ribs, tacos and shredded pork in a bun. The bar has an eclectic and theatrical style as it’s adorned with props, sets and other bits of paraphernalia from past productions at The Vaults. It’s a experience for all of your senses.
The popular Moorgate brunch spot, Bad Egg, has made it into our list as due to strong public demand it has recently re-opened. As well as the favourites, such as the Mexican eggs in the form of huevos rancheros, they have created some new wonders including a n’duja croque monsieur and a Snicker Bocker Glory for afters. Our foodie guilty pleasures have their spiritual home back.