London Restaurant Openings in May

By Londonist_Krista Last edited 142 months ago
London Restaurant Openings in May

Lots of new restaurant openings in London this month; in particular, a number of small single-venue establishments as well as small local chains are establishing new locations. Have you been to any of the below? Or have we missed any other new openings this month? Tell us by using the Comments link at the bottom of the article...


Popular French local opens a second outpost, including a space that goes from patisserie during the day to bar at night. Should be a good choice for French cheeses and charcuterie.

4 Heddon Street


Tel: 020 7440 2510


Argentinian steakhouse chain launches not one, but two new sites! One in Richmond and the other by Tower Bridge. Expect empanadas, ceviches, and of course, the steak.

Gaucho Richmond

The Towpath

Richmond Riverside

TW10 6UJ

Tel: 020 8948 4030

Gaucho Tower Bridge

2 More London Riverside,

London SE1 2AP

Phone Number Not Yet Available

Ping Pong

Are you sensing a theme here? Everyone is expanding these days, no? Ping Pong, the dim sum chain, opens a new branch by the Royal Festival Hall. Lovely cocktails and trendy atmostphere.

Festival Terrace

South Bank Centre


Tel: 020 7960 4160

Brumus, The Haymarket Hotel

Northern Italian cuisine ensconsed within a very boutique hotel. The menu will be focused on seasonal ingredients.

1 Suffolk Place


Tel: 020 7470 4000


Modern European, seasonal menu with British touches. Skylon's head chef is formerly of Harvey Nic's 5th floor.

Royal Festival Hall

South Bank

London SE1 8XX

Tel: 0870 220 2223

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Last Updated 22 May 2007