Cult-followed Japanese coffee shop is now open in Fitzrovia
Omotesando Koffee is now open on Rathbone Square — along with Le Café Alain Ducasse at Coal Drops Yard, London’s speciality coffee scene now has two new big players on show.
New Fulham restaurant opens with Michelin pedigree
Harlequin is open on Wandsworth Bridge Road, with ex-The Ledbury chef James Erasmus at the helm. A monthly-changing set menu ticks all the seasonal, British, traditional boxes, while Erasmus’ South African background informing some elements of the menu: thus far biltong “carpaccio.” The group’s first restaurant, Nest, is on Morning Lane in Hackney. [Hot Dinners]
Australian avo juggernaut secures 10th London site
Daisy Green will move into double figures with a site on Heddon Street, home to Nieves Barragán Mohacho’s Michelin-starred Sabor, James Ramsden and Sam Herlihy’s second restaurant, Magpie, and Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen, which also now features an hedonistic Heddon Street bar. Expect avocado, microgreens, toast, eggs, and coffee. Brunch! [MCA/Paywall]
Operators behind Aldgate all-day restaurant go into administration
Hyde Restaurants, which operates all-day restaurant and coffee bar Treves and Hyde, has gone into administration. An announcement posted to The Gazette confirmed the appointment. The group also operates a property in Edinburgh, Hyde and Son. [MCA/Paywall]