Restaurant Openings

The best new restaurant openings in February 2024

Restaurant radar: February 2024

By Restaurant

A French bistro in Leeds, a meaty bar and grill in Southport, and a taco restaurant with a sprinkling of Hollywood glamour are among this month's new openings to look out for.

Timberyard owners Radford family have opened Montrose restaurant and wine bar in Edinburgh

Latest opening: Montrose

By James McAllister

The team behind family-run Edinburgh restaurant Timberyard have launched a new venture in the Scottish capital’s Abbeyhill area.

Riverine Rabbit restaurant Birmingham chef Ash Valenzuela-Heeger

Latest opening: Riverine Rabbit

By Joe Lutrario

Ash and Erin Valenzuela-Heeger have launched an accessible-yet-ambitious Birmingham restaurant that takes many of its culinary cues from South Africa.

Former Soho House group COO Martin Kuczmarski has opened The Dover restaurant in Mayfair

Latest opening: The Dover

By Restaurant

Former Soho House group COO Martin Kuczmarski is channelling old school hospitality with his first solo venture.

Wetherspoon partners with Haven holiday park operator

Wetherspoon partners with Haven

By Finn Scott-Delany

Holiday park operator Haven has announced an exclusive agreement with JD Wetherspoon to open pubs at its locations.

INÉ sushi restaurant Hampstead chef Takuya Watanabe

Latest opening: INÉ

By Joe Lutrario

Takuya Watanabe and the Leong family’s follow up to their Michelin-starred Mayfair omakase joint Taku has a more casual vibe but is still decidedly high-end.

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept called Rigatoni’s

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept

By James McAllister

Manchester-based restaurant group Sud Pasta will relaunch this month under a new brand called Rigatoni’s, which is billed as aiming ‘to bring quality pasta to the masses’.

The key restaurant openings of 2024 featuring Jeremy King Ashley Palmer-Watts Michael O’Hare Ellen Chew Endo Kazutoshi

Restaurant radar: the key openings of 2024

By Restaurant

With new ventures from Jeremy King, Ruth Hansom, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Michael O’Hare and Ellen Chew, amongst others, 2024 is shaping up to be a banner year for new restaurant openings.

Boom Bap Burger opens third site

Boom Bap Burger opens third site

By Restaurant

Burger mini chain Boom Bap Burger has opened its third London restaurant, in London's Leadenhall Market.

Fast casual pan-Asian chain Banana Tree has doubled its estate following acquisition by Big Table Group

Banana Tree doubles estate in a year

By James McAllister

Fast casual pan-Asian chain Banana Tree has doubled its estate in a year following its acquisition by The Big Table Group.

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