London-based brewer and pub operator Young’s has re-opened its riverside White Hart pub in Barnes following a £500k refurbishment, with a MasterChef finalist at the helm of a new dining room housed within the venue.
The founders of Brighton nightclubs Madame Geisha and Haunt have unveiled plans to open a new Victorian-style experimental dining, drinking and live entertainment venue on London's Upper Street this autumn.
Brett Woonton, Charlie Young and Elena Ares, the team behind Vinoteca with sites in Farringdon and Marylebone, will open their third wine bar, dining room and wine shop at 53 to 55 Beak Street Soho in mid April.
Tom and Ed Martin, owners of the eight-strong ETM pub group, have confirmed they are to venture into London’s West End for the first time with the opening of The Angel & Crown gastropub in Covent Garden.
Mechu restaurant, bar and late lounge in Birmingham is to get a £1m refurbishment to include a bar/grill and VIP club lounge. Owners Keith Williams and Mark Jones have shut Mechu and will re-open it on September 1, rebranding the whole building .