The capital’s food scene is about to get that much more exciting. These are the new London restaurants we can’t wait to check out
Words Paola Peralta
New London restaurants
Joining the already thriving Shoreditch restaurant scene is a fresh new vegan alternative. Genesis offers an organic plant-based menu without sacrificing the taste and feel of delicious street food. From burgers and hotdogs to soups and salads, all made from organic fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds, this new menu will fulfil any craving whether you’re vegan or not.
Known for its unique blend of Brazilian, Peruvian and Japanese cuisine, SushiSamba is opening a second London location in Covent Garden. Whether you’re looking for signature savoury sushi dishes or a selection of flavourful cocktails, SushiSamba delivers. Pair your food with a cultural spirit such as sake, pisco or sochu, or keep it classic with wine or champagne.
Savage Garden, the already dynamic London hotspot, is now offering lunch with a view. Enjoy beautiful city views from the rooftop lounge in Tower Hill while tucking into an equally tasty meal with their new Savagely Swift menu. Choose from a selection of mouthwatering starters and hearty mains and pair it with a lunchtime pick-me-up from the cocktail menu.
This London staple is opening a brand new, three-storey location in the heart of Chelsea. The top floor will offer a more standard yet spacious dining experience with counter seating, low banquettes, booths and a long communal table. The ground floor will feature an open kitchen-island visible from anywhere in the room and in the basement will be The King’s Room, and exclusive a 26-seat ‘restaurant-within-a-restaurant’ private dining room, equipped with its own kitchen and cocktail bar.
Everyone’s favourite pizza joint is opening a new site in the City and a new menu to go with. Guests to Pizza Pilgrims City can try a reinvented garlic bread, two new pizzas and a sweet new dessert. The restaurant bar will also host a daily happy hour, with deals on beer, spritzes and litres of prosecco.
Authentic Italian cuisine meets a modern setting in the heart of London. Both a daily menu, which includes a complimentary glass of wine, and an a la carte menu will be available featuring a selection of fine meats and fresh market fish. For those looking for something a little more fun, the bar menu also offers favourites such as Aperol Spritz, Campari Spritz and Cardinale, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Campari and dry Vermouth.