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White City Is the Venue for London’s Latest Food Court

Plus more London restaurant news today

White City BBC Television Centre is the venue for London’s latest restaurant hall and food court Television Centre [Official Render]

Another off-street street food court will open in London

W12 Studios will join the cast of restaurants at the White City and BBC Television Centre redevelopment, promising a concept of rotating chefs, restaurants, and street food. Italian flatbreads from Piadina Project and barbecue from ex-Smokestak head chef Joshua Moroney will lead things off in February. [Hot Dinners]

Mayfair hotel’s flagship Cantonese restaurant launches afternoon tea

China Tang at The Dorchester is launching a dim sum afternoon tea, with Chinese tea and tea cocktails to drink. The Promenade at the Dorchester’s afternoon tea is already acclaimed, so doubling down is likely a savvy move. [Richard Vines/Twitter]

Leading British winery opens King’s Cross gin bar

Chapel Down has opened an eponymous ‘Gin Works’ across from King’s Cross restaurant development Coal Drops Yard. As might be clear, it’s focussed on Chapel Down’s gin, rather than the company’s more well-known Kentish sparkling wine; a restaurant serving “seasonal British” food — natch — will open soon. [Hot Dinners]

Fishmonger named for a Booker Prize novel will open in Chelsea

The Sea, The Sea — after Iris Murdoch’s book of the same name — will open as a fishmonger, fish restaurant and champagne bar. Alex Hunter, of Bonnie Gull seafood restaurants in Fitzrovia and Soho, is promising same-day catch, guest slots for Londrino’s Leo Carreira and Ikoyi’s Jeremy Chan, and a grower champagne list. [Big Hospitality]


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Coal Drops Yard

Stable Street, , England N1C 4DQ 020 3883 2087 Visit Website


1 Saint James's Market, , England SW1Y 4AH 020 3583 4660 Visit Website

China Tang

53 Park Lane, London , W1K 1QA Visit Website

Smoking Goat

64 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JJ Visit Website


35 Sclater Street, , England E1 6LB 020 3873 1733 Visit Website