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Pies, pates and a brilliant chocolate pot define the nostalgic menu of The Drop, Coal Drops Yard's wine bar
Market Hall launches Victoria food hall in the bays of Terminus Place
The Dynamic Vines wine cellar is a great under-the-radar spot for your next culinary adventure
Fortnum and Mason's newest branch opens in the Royal Exchange
A new flagship for the world’s healthiest bar and restaurant brand promises to bring mouth-watering vegetarian dishes and guilt-free cocktails to a luxe Covent Garden space
A new, tropical-themed cocktail bar from Idris Elba – The Parrot – opens in Covent Garden
London's first rooftop ice rink returns this November
Rooftop East returns with a new theme: 'Curl Runnings', celebrating the 25th anniversary of cult hit Cool Runnings
Venice style bacaro, Polpetto, is transformed with the arrival of River Cafe trained Anthea Stephenson and cosy new decor
The first after-hours Selfridges restaurant promises to dazzle diners with Art Deco interiors, an eclectic menu and a giant statue by Damien Hirst
Finally there's a follow up to the 37-floor-high Sushisamba, Heron Tower. Expect more Japanese-Peruvian-Brazilian cuisine, this time in Covent Garden
Battersea Power Station now plays host to top-notch Spanish cuisine from Tapas Brindisa
A second branch of Pachamama opens in Shoreditch, blending Peruvian cooking with Asian spice
Ran by husband and wife team, Harumi and Toru Takahashi, Sushi Tetsu is a seven-seat Japanese restaurant in Clerkenwell that specialises in sushi and sashimi
High-end Mayfair restaurant, Umu, offers up your favourite Japanese dishes made in the most authentic way possible
With outposts in major cities all over the world, Zuma must be doing something right. Highlight dishes include seared salmon with lime, and grilled courgette with tarragon miso sauce
The first Japanese restaurant in Britain to be awarded three Michelin stars, The Araki has a simple premise: one menu, nine seats, eleven courses, all sushi
Already a sensation in Delhi and New York, the opening of the experimental Indian Accent in London was eagerly anticipated by the capital's most discerning Indian gastronomy devotees
Almost-Michelin-starred Launceston Place in South Kensington is known for its seasonal dishes inspired by continental cuisine.
Restaurant Story lets you live your gastronomical dreams as each dish is specifically tailored to your personal tastes
This French Michelin-starred wonder specialises in fare from south west France, where head chef Pascal Aussignac grew up
Mamie's crêperie serves up exquisite savoury and sweet pancakes, from childhood favourites like lemon and sugar to more sophisticated combinations
Isabel, located on the up-and-coming Albemarle Street in Mayfair, is an opulent all-day brunch spot favoured by the fashion crowd
Vegetables have never had it so good. Ottolenghi's new Fitzrovia restaurant makes sweetcorn and celeriac scrummy instagram hits
Scarfes Bar at the Rosewood London – named after the cartoonist and illustrator, Gerald Scarfe – offers tongue-in-cheek cocktails and sharing plates in a sophisticated setting.
The Artist Residence in Pimlico includes a boutique hotel, The Cambridge Street Kitchen and Clarendon Cocktail Cellar.
Mayfair's sketch is one of London’s most Instagrammed restaurants and is especially famous for its bubblegum pink furniture, David Shrigley artwork and egg pod toilets
An eccentric boutique hotel that houses three bars and the first international venture from the Michelin-starred Hong Kong restaurant Serge et le Phoque
The Attendant is a former Victorian toilet in Fitzrovia that has since been converted into one of London's trendiest little coffee spots that's perfect for Instagram
Feast on art, music and traditional Peruvian cuisine at Coya Mayfair - a vibrant culinary addition to London's Piccadilly
East London bistro and bar with a gourmet British menu
Spanish and Italian wood-fired cooking is the speciality of this Salt Yard Group outpost in Soho