Evening Standard - ES Magazine
After closing Mãos earlier this year, the brains behind Blue Mountain School are unveiling this fresh new restaurant with chef Theo Clench, serving a broad 10-course menu in what feels like a very sophisticated person’s house. Opens 25 Oct. 9 Chance Street, E2 (bluemountain.school)
Notting Hill café Kuro already serves excellent coffee. Now it’s broadening its horizons with a petite restaurant serving a vast array of dishes, such as congee and spagghetoni with clams, inspired by a melting pot of cultures. Now open. 5 Hillgate Street, W8 (kuro-london.com)
The Dumpling Shack founders are now treating us to a restaurant dedicated to the Sichuan-spiced burgers that got us through lockdown. Don’t miss the ‘shake shake’ fries with a multitude of seasonings, such as seaweed. Now open. 2 Westgate Street, E8 (dumplingshack.co.uk)
Plonk yourself at the counter of Notting Hill’s bustling new bistro, where talented chef Max Coen is devising divine dishes including potato rostis with crab, sustainable wild sea bass with sauce vierge and big, juicy chops.
Now open. 105-107 Talbot Road, W11 (@dorian.nottinghill)
SUPA YA RAMEN
Don’t fancy queuing for some of London’s best ramen in Hackney? Do it in Peckham instead at Luke Findlay’s second outpost. The ‘blooming onion’ dish looks, well, bloomin’ good. Opens 26 Oct. 191 Rye Lane, SE15 (@supa_ya_ramen)