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New Restaurant Openings in 2024
Published 29 May 2024

Jackson Boxer is set to continue his winning streak of restaurants with Henri at Covent Garden’s Henrietta Hotel.

New and notable restaurant openings across Britain in 2024

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Restaurants opened in 2024: February | March | April | May



Restaurants opening in June 2024



Ardfern

Opening next door to The Little Chatroom in Leith (previously occupied by the wine bar Mistral) Roberta Hall McCarron’s new café, bar and bottle shop will serve the likes of haggis tattie scones for breakfast, beef shin and cheddar toasties for lunch and heartier plates for dinner, accommodating a mix of bookings and walk-ins.
WHEN 3rd June 2024
WHERE 10-12 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh EH6 5JD
FOLLOW @ardfern_edinburgh
BOOK ardfern.uk


Tender

After leaving his post at Lunar at World of Wedgewood, chef Niall Keating is opening his new restaurant at Gary Neville’s Stock Exchange hotel in Manchester with a brasserie-style menu, afternoon teas, Sunday roasts and a chef’s table.
WHEN 5th June 2024
WHERE 4 Norfolk Street, Manchester M2 1DW
FOLLOW @tenderrestaurant
BOOK stockexchangehotel.co.uk/tender


Henri

Jackson Boxer is set to continue his winning streak of restaurants with Henri at Covent Garden’s Henrietta Hotel. It’s the chef’s second collaboration with the Experimental Group after Cowley Manor in the Cotswolds and joins Jackson Boxer at The Corner in London’s Selfridges as well as his two flagship restaurants Brunswick House and Orasay.

WHEN 10th June 2024
WHERE 14-15 Henrietta St, London WC2E 8PS
FOLLOW @henri__henrietta
BOOK henriettahotel.com


Terra

Since closing his Exceptional-rated Raby Hunt, James Close has taken up the role of executive chef at Rockliffe Hall and is opening his summer residency, Terra, with bookings open between 13th June and 27th July. Expect premium ingredients with European accents.
WHEN 13th June 2024
WHERE Hurworth Road, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2DU
FOLLOW @rockliffe_hall
BOOK rockliffehall.com



Albatross Death Cult

Alex Claridge is opening a minimalist sibling restaurant to The Wilderness, serving a 16-course omakase-style menu focusing on seafood and coastal ingredients to just 14 guests.
WHEN 14th June 2024
WHERE Newhall Square, Birmingham B3 1RU
FOLLOW @albatrossbhx
BOOK wearethewilderness.co.uk/adc


The Village Pub

The Pig group are ready to open the ‘Village Pub’ in Barnsley, a few doors down from the 17th century Barnsley House, which is undergoing renovations to open as a new Pig hotel in September.
WHEN 14th June 2024
WHERE Barnsley, Cirencester GL7 5EF
FOLLOW @the_village_pub
BOOK thevillagepub.co.uk


Stark

Sophie & Ben Crittenden have announced that their 12-seater 6-course tasting menu restaurant in Broadstairs will close on 31st May ahead of a move to West Mersea, Essex in June.
WHEN Late June
WHERE Mersea Island
FOLLOW starkfood.co.uk




Upcoming 2024 restaurant openings

Blacklock
Blacklock


Fonda

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)
WHERE
12 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BZ
FOLLOW @fondarestaurant
BOOK https://fondalondon.com/


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
BOOK cafefrancois.london

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
BOOK theblacklock.com/restaurants/manchester/



Restaurants opened in 2024

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

May

July

A neighbourhood-style restaurant and wine bar from food writer Solynka Dumas and co-founder Julian Oschmann has former 40 Maltby Street chef Holly Hayes cooking seasonal Alsatian-inspired dishes, with sommelier Honey Spencer running a low-intervantion wine list that opens at £32.
WHEN Thursday 25th April
WHERE 10 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2LT
FOLLOW @julyldn
BOOK july.london


Native at Pensons

Restaurant duo Imogen Davis and Ivan Tisdall-Downes are settling into their new home on the 1500-acre Netherwood Estate in Hertfordshire with tasting menus and a nose-to-tail Sunday lunch featuring produce from the grounds and local suppliers.
WHEN 22nd May
WHERE Pensons, Tenbury Wells WR15 8RT
FOLLOW @eatnative
BOOK nativerestaurant.co.uk


Chez Roux

It’s not long since Le Gavroche closed in early 2024 but Michel Roux is back in the London restaurant mix with Chez Roux in the Palm Court dining room at The Langham hotel.
WHEN 22nd May
WHERE 1C Portland Pl, Marylebone, London W1B 1JA
FOLLOW @langham_london
BOOK palm-court.co.uk/chez-roux


Latitude Wine & Liquor Merchant

Top Leeds wine shop Latitude has moved to new, larger premises and opened a tasting room in the shop. With a minimum of 36 covers, service will run 5-11pm Wednesday-Saturday and 12-11pm on Sundays. On offer is a rotating selection of six red, six whites and six ‘others’ alongside cheese boards and charcuterie from Lishman’s.
WHEN 22nd May
WHERE 46 The Calls, Leeds LS2 7EY
FOLLOW @latitudewine


Skof

Simon Rogan’s former executive chef Tom Barnes is on the cusp of opening his much-anticipated first solo restaurant at the end of May in Manchester city centre with a lunch menu at £50 and 12- and 15-course menus at £120 and £165 each.
WHEN 29th May
WHERE 3 Hanover St, Federation Street, Manchester M4 4BF
FOLLOW @skof_manchester
BOOK skofmanchester.co.uk

April

Roe

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 April 2024
WHERE 5 Park Drive, Wood Wharf, E14 9GG
FOLLOW @roerestaurant

OMA

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 @oma.london @agora.ldn
BOOK oma.london

TÓU

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

NIJŪ

After a short-lived run as 20 Berkeley, Endo Kazutoshi and his Creative Restaurant Group (Endo at the Rotunda, Sumi, Humo) have reopened the restaurant as NIJŪ, focusing on home-style Japanese cooking with the requisite dash of Mayfair decadence.
WHEN Wednesday 17th April 2024
WHERE 20 Berkeley Street, London W1J 8EE
FOLLOW @nijulondon
BOOK nijulondon.com

Bavette, Horsforth, Leeds
Bavette, Horsforth, Leeds

March

Bavette

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


Josephine

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 here
WHERE 315 Fulham Road, London SW10 9QH
FOLLOW @josephinebouchon
BOOK josephinebouchon.com


Psycho Sandbar

With The Man Behind the Curtain laid to rest, Michael O'Hare has relaunched with a refurb and a new a la carte menu - although a tasting menu for £165 per head is still available. Read our First Look here.
WHERE 68-78 Vicar Lane, Leeds LS1 7JH
FOLLOW @ohare.michael
BOOK psychosandbar.com


Cardinal

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

Arlington

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
BOOK arlington.london

February

Morchella

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
BOOK morchelladining.co.uk

Camille

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
FOLLOW
camille_se1
BOOK
camillerestaurant.co.uk