Street Food

Old Chang Kee to open second London restaurant site

Old Chang Kee to open second London site

By James McAllister

Singaporean street food chain Old Chang Kee is to open a second London restaurant on Goodge Street in Fitzrovia next month, on the site formerly occupied by Benito’s Hat.

Why London landlords are turning to short-term restaurant residencies

The rise of the residency restaurant

By Sophie Witts

London landlords are becoming increasingly nervous about signing restaurants up for long leases following several high-profile closures, according to a leading property expert.

Full Market Halls West End line-up confirmed

Full Market Halls West End line-up confirmed

By James McAllister

Market Halls' upcoming West End venue will feature a new concept from chef Angelo Sato, and a third site for Alex Peffly and Z He’s Chinese crépe brand Pleasant Lady.

Middle Eastern promises: James Walters on Arabica King's Cross restaurant

Middle Eastern promises: James Walters on Arabica KX

By James McAllister

James Walters has opened a second incarnation of his Levantine-inspired restaurant concept Arabica. A lot has changed, but what remains is the chef’s determination to steadily evolve the brand.

Latest opening: Arabica KX second London site for James Walters' Levantine-inspired restaurant concept

Latest opening: Arabica KX

By James McAllister

James Walters has finally opened his second Arabica site in London, featuring a more freewheeling approach and an almost entirely new menu.

Opening of the month: KERB Seven Dials Market

Opening of the month: Seven Dials Market

By Stefan Chomka

London is home to yet another restaurant food hall, this time courtesy of the team behind street food collective KERB, which has rung the changes with its first bricks and mortar venue.

Flash-grilled with chef Felipe Preece

Flash-grilled: Felipe Preece

By James McAllister

Chef Felipe Preece is behind Japanese-Latin street food brand Sugoi JPN. His second concept, Just Yuca, recently launched at Old Street Brewery in Bethnal Green.

Restaurant radar September 2019 featuring KERB Seven Dials Lewis Hamilton Neat Burger Jason Atherton Betterment Sweet Chick London Nas

Restaurant radar: September 2019

By BigHospitality

From Jason Atherton's latest restaurant to the launch of street food collective KERB's first permanent site and Lewis Hamilton's new plant-based burger chain, here are September's key openings.

Monty's Deli and Claw restaurants join Seven Dials street food market lineup

Monty's Deli and Claw join Seven Dials lineup

By James McAllister

Less than a month after it had to close its flagship Hoxton restaurant, Jewish deli specialists Monty’s Deli has confirmed it is to launch a further market site in London.

The proposed BoxOffice concept

Boxpark appoints KPMG to review options

By Sophie Witts

Boxpark has appointed KPMG Corporate Finance to review its options after receiving proposals from potential investors to expand the business in the UK and overseas.

Opening of US based fast casual restaurant brand Eggslut

Latest opening: Eggslut

By James McAllister

Another week, another US operator landing on UK shores; this time it’s the turn of ‘chef driven, gourmet food concept’ Eggslut, which has opened in Notting Hill.

Time Out Market

The Lowdown: food markets

By Stefan Chomka

The opening of Arcade Food Theatre in London’s Centre Point is the latest development in the runaway train that is the food market movement

The Athenian restaurant on its future plans

Generation Next: The Athenian

By Finn Scott-Delany

The Greek street food player has just secured a restaurant in London Bridge for its eighth site. Owners Neo Christodoulou and Tim Vasilakis discuss bringing souvlaki to the UK.

Big Mamma's Circolo Popolare restaurant (Credit: Jerome Galland)

Big Mamma Group considers London food market

By Finn Scott-Delany

Big Mamma Group, the operator of Gloria and recently opened Circolo Popolare restaurants, is weighing up a potential food market in London, under a similar model to its Paris-based La Felicità.

Residency restaurant opens in Manchester

Residency restaurant opens in Manchester

By James McAllister

A new Manchester hotel restaurant concept is looking to collaborate with up and coming food traders to serve street cuisine in a swankier setting.

Restaurant radar July 2019 Patrick Powell Arcade Food Theatre and Nico Simeone

Restaurant radar: July 2019

By James McAllister

From the launch London’s latest food hall concept to the opening of Patrick Powell’s first solo restaurant, here are July’s key restaurant openings.

Tony Naylor Playing the regeneration game

Playing the regeneration game

By Tony Naylor

As traditional high streets falter, indie food and drink is increasingly seen as a saviour. But is this feeding frenzy sustainable?

Latest opening Baba G's Camden

Latest opening: Baba G's

By James McAllister

Having operated in market spaces for more than 10 years, and following a successful appearance on the 2019 series of My Million Pound Menu, Baba G’s has finally opened its first bricks and mortar site.

Ooty opens casual concept restaurant in Birmingham Selfridges

Ooty opens casual concept in Birmingham

By James McAllister

Ooty Station, the all-day café and bar concept from the team Indian fine-dining restaurant Ooty, has opened within Selfridges Birmingham as part of a franchise partnership.

Sow bowl food restaurant opening in Soho London

Generation Next: Sow

By Stefan Chomka

The bowl food concept launches in Soho next month but already has eyes on expansion, according to its founder Peter Farrell.

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