New Year, New Venues! 2022 is here and we have found the hottest venue openings, so you won’t have to! From exciting new restaurants to sustainably driven hotels that are coming into town, continue reading to keep an eye on what’s coming!
*Restaurants & Bar*
One of Tokyo’s most famous steakhouses is opening in Mayfair! Aragawa was originally opened in Shinbashi Tamura-cho, Tokyo in 1967, and this is the first time they are opening outside of Japan. Famous for their charcoal-broiled beefsteak, this new opening is going to be an all-time hit! With the finest Tajima beef and seasonal Japanese dishes, this is a spot you definitely would not want to miss out on.
38 Clarges Street, London W1J 7EN
Located in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, The Aubrey is a high end Izakaya’ restaurant, offering traditional yet innovative sushi. With the best ingredients, a mixture of traditional Japenese cooking techniques, The Aubrey is going to bring the highest quality dishes that will be unique and exciting to discover.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA
Set on Davies Street, Mayfair, Mister Nice is a up and coming restaurant specialising in French cuisine with a touch of European accents. Even at its earlier stages, this restaurant will expand over two floors, and from the creators behind the Beat Members’ club. Mister Nice will be another addition to the sophisticated fine dining spots in town, so keep an eye out for more details coming soon!
14 – 16 Davies Street, London W1K 3DR
Add Manzis to Soho’s seafood spots, as this new project is going to be the newest addition in serving fresh seafood in town. As the restaurant is currently still undergoing construction due to London’s pandemic recovery, word has it that this Soho seafood emporium if going to be a fun and affordable seafood/pescatarian restaurant, set over two floors in the heart of soho, where guests will be dining in-between two expanding windows of the dining room.
1 Bateman’s Buildings, Soho, London W1D 3EN
Lisboeta is opening in the Spring of 2022, a Portuguese restaurant by chef Nuno Mendes. Located on Charlotte Street, this restaurant mimics a relaxing Lisbon dining atmosphere, where the menu will serve both small sharing plates that can eaten alongside carefully selected Portuguese wines, and large Portuguese ‘tascas’ plates which is more for family or group gatherings to feast together.
30 Charlotte St., London WC1B 4AF
The Little Yellow Door has been a hit in Notting Hill and now they are opening another door in Soho. Designed to mirror a ‘house party’ concept, this will be a whole new restaurant and bar scene, that serves delicious food and cocktails by their friendly flatmates. Although we are still waiting for more details to come, we can definitely expect them to deliver their famous house and dinner parties to the heart of Soho.
12-13 Greek St, London W1D 4DL
Din Tai Fun started off in Covent Garden where queues of people would gather around to taste their infamous Xiao Long Baos. An exquisitely crafted dumpling that is delicately rolled and filled with crab meat and soup. Having made an impression with their culinary craftsmanship, Din Tai Fun is now opening up on the top floor of Selfridges, where you can stop by after your day of shopping and try out their carefully curated basket of dumplings made fresh infront of your eyes.
400 Oxford St, London W1A 1AB
Saransh Goila will bring his world-renowned butter chicken to Charlotte Street, launching Goila Butter Chicken as a long-term residency in Carousel’s new incubator space, ‘No. 23’. Described by the Templeton brothers as their “fast casual side hustle”, No. 23 is a ten-seater launch pad for brand new concepts and longer-term collaborations with Carousel’s community of chefs and restaurants from around the world. One of India’s most widely respected chefs, Saransh has developed a cult following for his eponymous butter chicken recipe globally, following the opening of his first Goila Butter Chicken restaurant in Mumbai, 2016.
The concise menu will include a selection of crunchy and moreish snacks; followed by bold flavoured, hearty mains and ice cream sandwiches for dessert. The winning order has to be Goila Butter Chicken with all the accompaniments: fluffy Jeera Rice, silky Dal Makhani, Smoked Butter Naan, Coriander Chutney and Pickled Shallots. When you know, you know…
19-23 Charlotte St., London W1T 1RL
A wine shop, bar and restaurant, with a particular focus on small, sustainable wine producers; combined with sourcing ingredients from the local Borough Market, and a striking design which includes a view straight down to Southwark Cathedral from the mezzanine floor. February opening.
Unit 207, Stoney Street, London SE1 9DG
Opening on London’s longest mews, Pavilion Road, Chelsea will be one of the largest delis yet, with a local design twist and newly developed dishes and bakes for Chelsea locals that have never been seen before. The kitchen will serve a concise menu of signature Ottolenghi hot dishes every morning, such as Scrambled eggs with London cured salmon, with an abundant salad counter for lunches and dinner, and stacks of cakes and pastries that tower in the window. January opening.
261 Pavilion Rd, London SW1X 0HH
Hampton Manor is set to open its third restaurant to the Estate in February 2022, Grace & Savour. This opening will add a dining venue, development kitchen and five adjoining bedrooms to The Manor’s Walled Garden. Guests can check in for a 360 degree 24-hour culinary experience, including workshops and a 15-course taster menu. February opening.
Shadowbrook Lane, Hampton-In-Arden, B92 0EN
Goddard & Gibbs is set to be the next go-to fish restaurant in Shoreditch. Chef Tom Moore will focus on championing local suppliers with a shared sustainable ethos at affordable prices. The restaurant will also feature The Wine Bar, stocking modern, forward- thinking producers, as well as a takeaway Hatch. February opening.
105 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JN
As an expanding part to the Cubitt House collection, The Princess Royal in Notting Hill is the latest boutique hotel and pub to open in town. Serving the classic pub dishes and carefully curated drinks, The Princess Royal is opening soon for guests to rest, eat and drink in one of the most iconic public houses to come.
47 Hereford Rd, London W2 5AH
One Hundred Shoreditch is another hotel to be opening up this February. Located right on Shoreditch High Street, it is going to be home to 258 bedrooms and suites, 6 restaurants and bars, with extra space for 5 meeting rooms and event venues. With modern yet comfortable bedrooms, seafood restaurants to wine bars, there is a lot to look forward to at One Hundred Shoreditch, and even more so, word has it that there is a rooftop bar and terrace where you can get panoramic views across East London.
100 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JQ
Located within a Grade II-listed Edwardian manor, The 22 hotel is going to be a sophisticated hotel, opening up in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair. From the 31 bedrooms and suites, an all-day dining restaurant and a private members club, the interior design of this hotel has a French ambience that’s filled with textured fabrics, embroidered silks, and bespoke wallpapers. Chef Alan Christie is also going to be creating modern-British dishes with influences of southern Europe in their main restaurant. Even just for a drink in their four available bars, The 22 is going to be an exciting new addition.
22 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6LF
This multimillion-pound development combines sophistication with timeless elegance, creating a unique environment for guests to stay, dine work and play. The hotel offers a ‘Fourteen Sky Bar and Restaurant’ which is located on the top floor of the hotel, boasting exclusive views over Buckinghamshire. Hotel La Tour said to be Milton Keynes’ newest hot spot, it will definitely be a worthwhile spot to hit up even for drinks, afternoon tea and more.
400 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 3FP
Opening in the winter of 2022, The Hoxton is opening its fourth establishment in Shepherd’s Bush. Where it will be home to 237 rooms and suites, a central bar and a laidback vintage styled open lobby and a retro pastel restaurant, courtyard, and terrace. With an eclectic design in mind, the hotel incorporates local art and design collaborations throughout the hotel, where creative communities and individuals can meet and get together.
65-69 Shepherd’s Bush Grn, London W12 8TX
Art’Otel is a collection of contemporary hotels located throughout the primary cities in Europe. With some of the world’s most exciting artists and talent teams, Art’Otel is opening their brand-new hotel by the Battersea Power Station. This will be a hotel like no other, as they redefine the hotel experience by allowing guests to live within the creative processes, surrounded by art at every corner. This luxury hotel is set around the Grade II-listed Battersea Power station, but offering incredible modern amenities, with show-stopping skyline floors, boasting panoramic views that leads up to the stunning roof top garden. Word has it also that it will come with an infinity pool, but more details of that to come later. This will for sure be the talk of the town once they open their doors, so follow up for updates.
1 Electric Boulevard, Nine Elms London SW11 8BJ
Chateau Denmark embraces the British music scene alongside their creative visions to present a ‘sense of escapism’ in their designs. With 55 rooms and apartments, they all embody a beautiful yet playful craftsmanship which will bring on an entirely unique image to London’s boutique hotels.
Denmark Street, London WC2H 8NJ
One of London’s most famous establishments will be transformed into a luxury hotel, with unique royal heritage dating back to the 1900s. Admiralty Arch is now going to embody 100 elegant rooms and suites, where you get direct views of Trafalgar Square. Using the original architectural drawings that detail. Back from 1910, it will be restored to recreate the historical beauty of the original building.
Admiralty Arch, London SW1A 2WH
1 Hotels is coming to London! As a part of their growing brand that stretches over 3 continents and 15 locations, their first UK brand flagship is debuting in the heart of Mayfair. This gorgeous nine-story hotel is eco-conscious with a modern take. With 1 Hotels sustainability-focused mission, they are inspired to deliver a luxury lifestyle concept with a sustainable twist, mainly adding sophistication of modern hospitality with the beauty of nature. With stunning views overlooking Green Park, their Mayfair Hotel will house 184 guest rooms, a farm-to-table restaurant with a garden seating, to a state-of-the-art fitness and wellness centre.
3 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8NE
Opening soon in South Kensington, The Other House is going to be an addition to London’s residence clubs, particularly striking for guests who travel frequently. With a charming yet modern interior, this new hotel will the ideal place for those wanting a low-key accommodation that strays away from the busy streets of London.
Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 4JW
Opening soon! The Broadwick Soho is the ultimate Soho Townhouse where you can stay in an eclectically glamorous hotel which showcases the diverse histories of London’s Soho. From the corner of Broadwick and Berwick Street, the hotel offers 57 rooms, alongside a penthouse and 9 suites, where many of the rooms offers private balconies that overlooks the bustling streets of London. Definitely a new hotel experience you wouldn’t want to miss out on!
Broadwick Street, London W1F 8HS
If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, a countryside wedding or even just to reconnect with nature, Chapel House Kent is your go to place. This all-exclusive luxury destination is surrounded by 25 acres of rustic wildness, where the breath-taking natural landscapes creates a beautiful backdrop for you to relax, entertain and celebrate in. With panoramic views of the stunning gardens, walled courtyards with lounge bars and private chef tables. This out-of-town hideaway will be a unforgettable experience for you to get both luxury and comfort in their state-of-the-art charming estate.
Thorne Hill, Minster, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 5DS
This is for all the music lovers! Koko Camden is on a mission to empower the next generation of musicians, and they have opened their doors to where anyone can come discover new music, emerging artists and witness international icons perform. Situated in a Grade II-listed venue where expert designers have created this stunning and re-developed building, this iconic historical establishment has housed some of the world’s biggest stars. From Madonna, Amy Winehouse, Kanye West and Prince, Koko Camden continues their legacy by bringing the iconic theatre back! Expect more to come from Koko Camden.
1A Camden High St, London NW1 7JE
Borough Yards is the most exciting cultural and retail focussed regeneration yet to come! Located alongside the River Thames and within a historically medieval spot close to London Bridge, the once forgotten warehouse and railway arches that was left, have been transformed into a modern flagship where they have preserved the historical pieces and incorporated it with contemporary architecture. Further giving you the ultimate social, cultural, and shopping hub to come in 2022.
Stoney St, London SE1 9AD