Welcome to the ultimate foodie's guide to London's latest gastronomic wonders! As November 2023 unfolds, the city's vibrant culinary scene is brimming with fresh and exciting dining destinations. From cosy neighborhood bistros to high-end gourmet experiences, the capital's dining landscape is witnessing an exhilarating influx of new flavours, styles, and culinary talents.
Whether you're a seasoned Londoner, a curious traveller, or simply a passionate food enthusiast, this guide is your ticket to exploring the newest culinary hotspots that everyone is talking about. From innovative concepts by renowned chefs to hidden gems waiting to be discovered, each restaurant in our carefully curated list promises a unique dining experience that reflects the dynamic and diverse spirit of London.
So, if you're eager to tantalize your taste buds, broaden your culinary horizons, and stay ahead in the food scene, you've come to the right place. Read on to discover the top 10 restaurant openings of November 2023 in London – places that are set to redefine dining in the city and offer unforgettable gastronomic adventures. Get ready to be inspired, and ambiencedelighted, and perhaps find your new favorite dining spot in the heart of London!
Top Restaurant Openings London: November 2023
1. Notto - Covent Garden
Michelin-Starred Chef Phil Howard Returns with His Signature Pasta at Covent Garden
Situated at 4 Henrietta Street, Notto emerges as a culinary gem in Covent Garden, following its predecessor's triumph in Piccadilly. Spearheaded by the renowned Michelin-starred chef Phil Howard, this establishment promises an extraordinary pasta experience, combining culinary expertise with a casual, accessible ambiencesavour.
2. Broadwick Soho - Soho
Elevate Your Dining Experience with Panoramic Soho Views at Broadwick Soho
Nestled in the heart of Soho at 20 Broadwick Street, Broadwick Soho is not just a hotel but a rooftop culinary destination. With two distinct dining establishments, including an exclusive dining bar, guests are invited to savour exquisite meals while basking in the sweeping views of the vibrant Soho landscape.
3. Pearly Queen - Spitalfields
Chef Tom Brown's Culinary Ode to Oysters in the Heart of Spitalfields
Pearly Queen, located at 44 Commercial Street, is the latest gastronomic venture by Cornerstone chef Tom Brown. This oyster bar and restaurant is a seafood enthusiast's haven, offering an array of UK-sourced oysters, both in their pristine raw form and delectably grilled, in a chic, inviting setting.
4. The Wolseley City
Experience European Elegance at The Wolseley's New City Outpost The Wolseley City, set at 68 King William Street, expands the brand's footprint with a larger, more opulent space compared to its original location. It boasts two private dining areas and three bars, serving an array of European grand cafe dishes, perfect for any time of the day.
5. Dalla - Hackney
Rediscovering Italian Culinary Traditions in the Contemporary Ambiance of Hackney Dalla, situated at 120 Morning Lane in Hackney, is the brainchild of three Italian friends, each bringing their impressive culinary background. This new restaurant is a journey back to the roots of Italian cooking, offering a menu that reimagines traditional recipes in a modern, stylish setting.
6. Mother Flipper - Brockley
Mother Flipper's Evolution from Market Stall to Permanent Brockley Burger Destination
Celebrating its 10-year journey, Mother Flipper makes a permanent mark at 10 Coulgate Street in Brockley. Known for its origins in Brockley Market, this establishment now offers a dedicated space to enjoy its legendary burgers, embodying the spirit and flavour of its initial venture.
7. Le Deli Robuchon Chelsea - Chelsea
Savor Exquisite French Pastries and Breads at Le Deli Robuchon in Chelsea The newest Le Deli Robuchon at 279 King's Road in Chelsea mirrors its Mayfair counterpart, presenting a delightful assortment of bread, pastries, and ready-to-go dishes. This spot is a must-visit for those craving the iconic cube croissants and other French delicacies.
8. The Devonshire - Soho
A Unique Blend of Traditional Pub and Ambitious Grill in the Heart of Soho
The Devonshire, situated at 17 Denman Street in Soho, is a collaborative effort between renowned pub landlord Oisin Rogers and Flat Iron founder Charlie Carroll. This venue combines a classic pub atmosphere with an upstairs grill restaurant, featuring a menu crafted by ex-Dinner by Heston chef Ashley Palmer-Watts.
9. Three Uncles - City of London
Three Uncles Expands Its Cantonese Culinary Footprint in the City
Located at 3 Old Bailey, just a stone's throw from St Paul's, Three Uncles brings its second restaurant to the City of London. Famous for its Cantonese roast meats, this new location promises to continue delivering the flavours and quality that have made the brand a beloved choice.
10. Kayu Bakehouse - Mayfair
Indulge in Artisan French Desserts with a Touch of Dubai's Flair at Kayu Bakehouse Kayu Bakehouse, at 42 Curzon Street in Mayfair, is an artisan dessert boutique specializing in French pastries. Helmed by Chef Karim Bourgi, who honed his craft in France and Dubai, the bakery offers an array of exquisite croissants, pastries, and macarons.
11. OshPaz - Mayfair
Embark on a Culinary Journey to Uzbekistan with OshPaz in Mayfair OshPaz, located at 7 Regent Street in Mayfair, is a delightful exploration of Uzbek cuisine, spearheaded by Chef Muzaffar Sadykov. The restaurant invites diners to experience authentic dishes like plov rice bowls and Uzbek dumplings, bringing a taste of Central Asia to London's West End.
12. The Walmer Castle - Notting Hill
Reviving a Notting Hill Classic: The Walmer Castle's New Chapter At 58 Ledbury Road, The Walmer Castle begins a new era under the stewardship of Jack and Poppy Greenall. This Notting Hill pub, previously struggling under different management, now aims for a revival, echoing the success of their Chelsea venue, The Surprise Pub.
13. Akara - Borough Yards
Akoko's Sequel, Akara, Takes Center Stage in Borough Yards with West African Flavors
Aji Akokomi, the creative force behind Fitzrovia's Akoko, introduces Akara in Borough Yards at Stoney Street. This new West African restaurant features a menu centred around its namesake savoury fritters, offering a unique and flavorful dining experience.
This November, London's culinary landscape blooms with an array of diverse and exciting new restaurants.
From the classic tastes of Europe to the bold flavours of Africa and Asia, these establishments are set to tantalize your taste buds and offer unique dining experiences.
Make sure to explore these gastronomic gems and enjoy the flavours that London's newest restaurants have to offer.