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Maray heads to Manchester for biggest site yet

By James McAllister

Liverpool-based restaurant group Maray is expanding outside of its hometown for the first time later this year with a new site in Manchester that will be its biggest to date.

Roketsu Japanese kaiseki restaurant London Daisuke Hayashi

Latest opening: Roketsu

By Joe Lutrario

Kaiseki master Daisuke Hayashi has quietly opened a high-reaching 10-cover Japanese restaurant in Marylebone.

The Aubrey Japanese restaurant Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in Knightsbridge Maximal Concepts

Latest opening: The Aubrey

By Joe Lutrario

An izakaya restaurant has replaced the site left vacant by Bar Boulud at five-star hotel Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in Knightsbridge.

Restaurant radar: February 2022 Em Sherif Hello Oriental Richoux Stuart Gillies Cedric Grolet Lahpet

Restaurant radar: February 2022

By James McAllister

A subterranean Asian food hall in Manchester, the relaunch of Richoux and a second site from Stuart Gillies are among this month's biggest restaurant openings.

Crazy golf and cocktail bar experience Birdies expands to Islington

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Birdies expands to Islington

By James McAllister

Crazy golf and cocktail bar experience Birdies is to launch its second London site in Islington this summer.

Kenny Atkinson reveals his plans for his upcoming Solstice restaurant in Newcastle

Kenny Atkinson reveals his plans for Solstice

By Joe Lutrario

Kenny Atkinson's follow-up to his highly-rated Newcastle restaurant House of Tides will offer a more intricate tasting menu to just 14 guests when it opens this spring.

Sustainability-focused chicken restaurant Marsha to double up with new Soho site

Marsha to double up with new Soho site

By James McAllister

Sustainability-focused chicken brand Marsha is to launch a second London restaurant next month having secured a site at Carnaby Street’s Kingly Court in Soho.

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Latest opening: Negroni's

By James McAllister

The team behind London-based Spanish restaurant group Lobos Tapas have launched a new Italian concept in Soho.

Honest Burgers has launched its first dedicated vegan restaurant in London’s Covent Garden V Honest

Latest opening: V Honest

By James McAllister

National restaurant chain Honest Burgers has launched its first dedicated vegan restaurant in London’s Covent Garden.

Döner Shack to make Scottish debut at Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre

Döner Shack to make Scottish debut

By James McAllister

German street food concept Döner Shack is set to make its debut in Scotland in the coming months having secured a site at Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre.

Latest opening Barshu one of London’s most important Chinese restaurants has been given a major makeover.

Latest opening: Barshu

By Joe Lutrario

One of London’s most important Chinese restaurants has been given a major makeover.

Roberta Hall-McCarron’s new restaurant and wine bar has opened on the original site of The Little Chartroom

Latest opening: Eleanore

By BigHospitality

Roberta Hall-McCarron’s new restaurant and wine bar has opened on the original site of The Little Chartroom.

Fridays and Go to debut in Dundee

Fridays and Go to debut in Dundee

By James McAllister

Fridays has confirmed it will launch its first QSR site in March in Dundee, Scotland, with an aim to open up to 30 additional sites.

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