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Kricket Rumoured to Be Opening in Shepherd’s Bush — Plus More News

Five things to know from the restaurant industry in London today

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  • It’s been reported that Kricket, the Indian restaurant which started in Pop Brixton and has a site in Soho, are planning to open their second permanent site. MCA report that Kricket have lined up a site at the BBC Television Centre redevelopment in Shepherd’s Bush.
  • Celebrated Cornish seafood chef Rick Stein and his son Jack have teamed up with The Goring Hotel near London Victoria. Stein has created a set seafood menu in an effort to “bring Cornwall to the city” which will be served in the bar’s covered terrace area until September. Here, the Evening Standard’s Ben Norum gives his verdict. The Goring, 15 Beeston Place, SW1W 0JW
  • Whether or not inspired by Eater’s recent Name of Groans campaign to find the worst restaurant name in America, Chris Pople has assessed the worst restaurant names in London for Just Opened. Though he doesn’t rank their awfulness, Eater London is moved to suggest that Pussey Liquor faces no approximately zero competition for the unofficial accolade.
  • Meatliquor King’s Cross opened today. Photos on Instagram reveal that inside they’ve featured an upside down McDonald’s golden arches above the “golden shower room.” 6 St Chad's Pl, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9HH
  • Shoreditch bar the Queen of Hoxton have announced they’re bringing the “romantic splendour of Marrakesh” to Shoreditch at its winter rooftop space. Launching on Thursday 26 October and running until the end of March 2018, the garden will be a “hideaway inspired by the far-flung desert realms” with ceramic tiles, lanterns, cushions and drapes within a “rooftop wigwam,” report Propel.