A GQ pop-up bar at The Rosewood London, a new Japanese restaurant at the Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square, The Ivy Collection opens in The City and one of the most famous restaurants from Venice comes to London.
Read our guide to the restaurant openings and news to have on your radar for the month ahead.
The Terrace at Rosewood London
The Terrace at Rosewood London will host a pop-up GQ Bar in association with Tanqueray No. TEN.
The hotel’s beautiful courtyard provides a secluded sanctuary just off High Holborn and is featured in our guide to the best alfresco restaurants in London.
Launching this month and open from breakfast to late-night drinks with an all-day menu of bar bites, including a GQ Bar Burger.
The Ivy City Garden
The Ivy City Garden will open this month in The City just off Old Broad Street with 260 covers.
The Ivy City Garden will feature an all-day-dining menu, private dining room and hidden garden for alfresco dining with its own bar and retractable roof.
Read our guide to the best restaurants in The City.
Just a few doors away from his Spanish restaurant, Encant, in Covent Garden, restaurateur and chef Victor Garvey is opening a new wine and cheese bar this month.
Garvey is partnering with his father for the project, fulfilling a long-held ambition of theirs to open ‘the kind of laid-back wine and cheese joint we like to go to ourselves’.
The Co-Founders of Pidgin in Hackney are to open a new restaurant, Magpie, on Heddon Street, off Regent Street.
Magpie will be a modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants with diners choosing plates straight off a trolley.
The Langham Hotel and the team behind the Artesian cocktail bar will open The Wigmore this month.
Located on Regent’s Street and taking inspiration from the great British public houses of the past, The Wigmore will be “a social drinking, eating and meeting place… reflecting the distinct history of the British tavern”.
The food will be overseen by Michel Roux Jr, interior design by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and drinks brought together by the team behind Artesian with the help of Gorgeous Group.
Alle Testiere at Polpetto
Venetian osteria Alle Testiere will take over Polpetto for two nights on 12th and 13th June.
Located between the Rialto and Piazza San Marco, Alle Testiere is a small 24 cover local restaurant serving fish sourced from Venice’s lagoon waters, with herbs foraged from the surrounding islands.
The Alle Testiere dinners at Polpetto are £65 for 4 courses with a welcome Spritz and Venetian snacks upon arrival.
The Groucho Club will also host POLPO and Alle Testiere for two dinners on the 14th and 15th June.
On Tuesday 6th June, Alex Harper, former Head Chef of The Harwood Arms, will return to the kitchen to open Neo Bistro.
Neo Bistro has taken inspiration from the more relaxed bistrots of Paris with a regularly changing menu of simple dishes that are modestly priced.
Mei Ume at Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square opened its doors earlier this year and now the hotel is set to open Mei Ume, a Japanese and Chinese restaurant.
Head Chef Tony Truong, formerly of Royal China, will head up the kitchen.
The main menu will incorporate authentic dishes from both China and Japan with a modern approach, as well as dedicated dim sum and sushi sections.
Bite Me Burger Co.
Bite Me Burger Co. is launching in Holborn on 5 June. Serving mini-burgers, the pop-up restaurant is headed up by Adam Rawson.
Rawson has created a menu that combines well-loved burger classics with some more unusual flavor combinations.
For example, The Beef Encounter (aged grilled beef patty, special burger sauce, American Cheese, shredded lettuce, pickles) is a tribute to the Big Mac.