The latest restaurant news and openings across London
For a taste of Barcelona, march to the Chelsea Barracks, where the lobster and monkfish casserole (swept away and plumped with poached eggs and more potatoes for second helpings) will steal your heart. Now open. 1 Garrison Square, SW1 (chelseabarracks.com)
The team behind Juliets Quality Food have teamed up with Giuseppe Belvedere of P Franco and Bright to take over Clapton café Jim’s, where they’ll serve light breakfasts, ‘unfussy’ lunches and boujier suppers. Open soon. 59 Chatsworth Road, E5 (@leos.london)
In search of Coolidge-worthy escapism? Grab your pashmina, Peppa, because this is it. Big Mamma’s most intimate eatery yet, book in for Neapolitan and Sicilian sharing plates with an American twist. Now open. 77-78 Marylebone High St, W1 (bigmammagroup.com)
If you like Eyal Shani’s wild pitas at Miznon, you’ll adore his new place, which delves one step further into Tel Aviv cuisine with eccentric dishes such as ‘pearls from the ground swirled with farro and clams’. Wacky. Now open. 80 City Road, EC1 (@lilienblumlondon)
Ben Orpwood has scoured every corner of the UK for the greatest seasonal ingredients to feature on his wholesome, broadly European-inspired menu. Order the black pudding agnolotti and save space for the Ogleshield soufflé. Now open. 20 Berkeley St, W1 (20berkeley.com)
BELVEDERE VODKA TEAMS UP WITH TAIKA WAITITI
The vodka brand have announced a star-studded campaign to accompany their latest venture in luxury liquor. Their newest drink ‘Belvedere 10’, will feature a new global campaign starring Future and directed by New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi. The new vodka takes inspiration from over a century ago, back when the distillery was first established in 1910. Though we have to wait until September to set our eyes on the full campaign, we’ve been able to sneak a glimpse below.