New Restaurant Openings In 2024
Published 27 March 2024

Arlington, St James's restaurant team. Credit:

Our roundup of the most notable new restaurant openings across the UK in 2024

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Restaurants opened in 2024: February | March

Restaurants opening in April 2024

Iberico katsu sando at Tou London
Iberico katsu sando at TÓU, London


Sando fans will be pleased to hear of the return of Ana Gonçalves and Zijun Meng’s famous Ibérico pork katsu version, to be served alongside fries, ice cream sundaes and Pet Nat at a pop up upstairs at the Globe Tavern.
WHEN Friday 5th April
WHERE 1st Floor, Globe Tavern, 8 Bedale Street, London SE1 9AL
FOLLOW @tou_london
BOOK Walk-ins only


David Carter, of Manteca and Smokestak delivers his ode to the Greek islands with a menu based around crudo and open fire cooking. Tucked below the first floor restaurant at Borough Market is Agora - a no-reservations rotisserie spot using whole animals from Somerset and Cornwall.
WHEN Tuesday 16th April
WHERE 2-4 Bedale Street, London SE1 9AL
FOLLOW @agora.ldn


After a short-lived run as 20 Berkeley, Endo Kazutoshi and his Creative Restaurant Group (Endo at the Rotunda, Sumi, Humo) are reopening the restaurant as NIJŪ, focusing on home-style Japanese cooking with the requisite dash of Mayfair decadence.
WHEN Wednesday 17th April
WHERE 20 Berkeley Street, London W1J 8EE
FOLLOW @nijulondon


Opening among the buzzy stretch of restaurants on Charlotte Street in Fitzrovia, this all-day restaurant and wine bar will bring a uniquely Alsatian slant to the mix, with charcuterie and cheeses, sandwiches and homemade stews for lunch, and seasonal plates for evenings.
WHEN Thursday 25th April
WHERE 10 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2LT
FOLLOW @julyldn

Upcoming 2024 restaurant openings



Chef-owner of Wilderness, Alex Claridge, is on the cusp of opening his new chef’s table restaurant at Birmingham’s Newhall Square which will focus predominantly on seafood and coastal ingredients.
WHEN Spring 2024
WHERE 1 Newhall Square, Birmingham B3 1RU


Following the success of Fallow and Fowl, chefs Will Murray and Jake Croft will open a mammoth 350-cover restaurant in Canary Wharf serving up their sustainably-minded nose-to-tail cooking, featuring under appreciated produce from the British Isles
WHEN Spring 2024
WHERE 5 Park Drive, Wood Wharf, E14 9GG
FOLLOW @roerestaurant


Santiago Lastra of Mexican fine dining restaurant Kol will open his second restaurant Fonda later this year. Located on Heddon Street in Mayfair, the focus will be on traditional, regionally specific dishes from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific coast in an informal setting.
WHEN 2024 (TBC)
12 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BZ
FOLLOW @fondarestaurant

Café François

The team from Maison François are gearing up to open an all-day cafe and restaurant in Borough Market, featuring an in-house bakery, rotisserie chicken and dishes like lobster frites for a heartier meal.
WHEN Autumn 2024
WHERE Borough Yards, London SE1 9AD
FOLLOW @cafefrancoislondon

Blacklock Manchester

Ex-Lawyer Gordon Ker will be opening the sixth site of his mini chophouse empire in Manchester. Located in the basement of a former textile warehouse on Peter Street the new restaurant will join the five sites across London serving up sustainably sourced british meats and generously portioned white chocoloate cheesecake with their famously good value pricing and great service.
WHEN Autumn 2024
WHERE 7 Peter Street , Manchester M2 5GB
FOLLOW @blacklockchops

Restaurants opened in 2024

Bavette, Horsforth, Leeds
Bavette, Horsforth, Leeds



French bistro from Sandy Jarvis and Clément Cousin in the suburb of Horsforth in Leeds. Read our First Look.
4-6 Town Street, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4RJ
FOLLOW @bavettebistro


Bibendum's Claude Bosi returns to his Lyonnais roots with the opening of a classic neighbourhood bouchon in south west London. Read our first look.
WHERE 315 Fulham Road, London SW10 9QH
FOLLOW @josephinebouchon

Psycho Sandbar

With The Man Behind the Curtain laid to rest, Michael O'Hare is readying to reopen with a more accessible a la carte menu - though a tasting menu for £165 per head will also be available on Fridays and Saturdays.
WHERE 68-78 Vicar Lane, Leeds LS1 7JH
FOLLOW @ohare.michael


Edinburgh may have fine dining restaurants coming out of its ears, but we're willing to sit up and pay attention when it comes from Tomás Gormley who also runs the excellent small plates spot Skua.
WHERE 14 Eyre Pl, Edinburgh EH3 5EP


Restaurateur royalty Jeremy King makes a much-anticipated comeback with Arlington - a reinvention of iconic '80s restaurant Le Caprice. Read our First Look.
WHERE 20 Arlington Street, St. James's, London SW1A 1RJ
FOLLOW @arlingtonrestaurant



The accomplished team from Perilla deliver their Mediterranean small plates to a new neighbourhood. Read our First Look.
WHERE 84-86 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 4QY
FOLLOW @morchelladining


The opening comes from Clare Lattin and Tom Hill who delivered appealing seasonal simplicity with Ducksoup and Little Duck the Picklery in London before striking up the spirit of an Italian osteria with Emilia in Ashburton, Devon. Read our first look
WHERE 2-3 Stoney Street, London SE1 9AA