New restaurants, hotels and bars opening in March 2024

26 March 2024

The latest hospitality venues to open their doors across the UK in March 2024

Spring has us singing with warmer weather and more friendly faces on the street – and new restaurants, pubs, bars and hotels are feeling the new season's spirit by opening their doors across the UK.

From the best new restaurants to the buzziest new hotels, there are plenty of new openings happening this month.

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Uba, Shoreditch, London

The London-based team behind Sucre in Soho and Clap in Knightsbridge are set to launch their first pan-Asian restaurant, Uba, in Shoreditch.

The 275 sq m site, part of the Hart Shoreditch hotel, features a 105-cover restaurant with a private dining room seating 12. Design studio Verhaal created the interiors, which feature swathes of red and gold, lava stone tabletops, antique mirrors and Asian ceramics.

Executive chef Paul Greening, who was previously with Aqua Restaurant Group, has devised a sharing plates menu that grew out of his extensive travels in Asia. Uba will also host regular DJ sets.

Opening 2 April

Typical dishes Spicy salmon tartare; wok-fried monkfish; Angus beef gyoza

Address 61-67 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HU


Yasmin, Soho, London

Rooftop restaurant, bar and terrace Yasmin is set to open in London's Soho next month. It marks executive chef Tom Cenci's second project at 1 Warwick, following the launch of its ground-floor restaurant, Nessa, last year.

Opening 9 April

Typical dishes Sumac-cured salmon, smoked yogurt, citrus and chilli; sesame smoked duck, black za'atar, grilled corn salad

Address 1 Warwick Street, London W1B 5LR


Cloth, Farringdon, London

Wine importers Joe Haynes and Ben Butterworth have teamed up with chef Tom Hurst to open restaurant and wine bar Cloth in London's Farringdon. Cloth resides in a Grade II-listed building beneath the former home of poet John Betjeman.

Opening Spring

Typical dishes Cornish squid, black olive, preserved lemon and lardo

Address 44 Cloth Fair, London EC1A 7JQ


Little Caesars Pizza, Greenford, London

Little Caesars Pizza has opened a restaurant in London's Greenford, offering eat-in and takeaway. The brand operates in 28 countries and territories and has plans for continued expansion across the UK through franchisees. Pizzas start from £5.

Opened 20 March

Typical pizzas Mushroom Deluxe; Three Meat Treat

Address Unit 3, Red Lion Court, 1b The Greenway, Greenford, London UB6 9FJ


Nespresso Bar, Liverpool Street, London

Nespresso UK has opened its first on-the-go coffee shop in London's Liverpool Street. Nespresso Bar offers five different blends from its commercial-scale Agulia 440 machine, which can produce up to 400 coffees per hour.

Opened 21 March

Typical drinks Iced Americano; flat white

Address 74-75 Old Broad Street, London EC2M 1QT


Art'otel London Hoxton

London is set to receive its second Art'otel. The 357-bedroom hotel in Hoxton will include an events space for 300 guests on the 24th floor, a destination restaurant on the 25th floor, and a skyline gym on the 26th floor. Signature artist D*Face will display several works across the property.

Opening 24 April

Room rate £329

Address 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT


Boo, Dudley

Smash burger specialist Boo is set to open a 2,000 sq ft restaurant near Dudley. The 60-cover site will also offer a selection of monthly seasonal picks as well as an extensive menu of freshly ground coffee.

Opening Spring

Typical dishes OG Classic Angus beef burger; Chick-a-Boo burger

Address Pedmore Road, Brierley Hill, Dudley DY5 1QX

Social @boo_burger

Apple Butter, Oxford Circus, London

The team behind brunch café Apple Butter, Faycal Abdel Khalek and brothers Saleh and Mohammad, have launched their second site in London's Oxford Circus, four years after their first site in Seven Dials.

The latest Apple Butter has broadened its scope to include an all-day menu for 75 covers, with lunch dishes such as salmon wasabi black rice with crispy crab, edamame beans, cucumber and avocado; small plates such as spicy shrimp lollipop and wagyu beef hummus; and a brunch offering of truffle scrambled egg and shakshuka.

In terms of design, the restaurant has a centrepiece apple tree installation, what is describes as Instagrammable interiors and exposed brick accents.

Opened 15 March

Typical dishes Potato gnocchi with porcini sauce and sundried tomatoes; crispy halloumi sticks

Address 4-5 Langham Place, London W1B 3DG


Josephine, Kensington, London

Claude and Lucy Bosi have opened Lyonnaise bistro Josephine in London's Kensington.

The 2,633 sq ft, 76-cover restaurant offers a variety of wines – including Josephine's own label – to pair with a selection of French family-style dishes.

Opened 15 March

Typical dishes French onion soup; oeuf en geleé; veal sweetbread, morel mushroom sauce

Address 315 Fulham Road, London SW10 9QH


La Vista, Loch Lomond

Cameron House in Loch Lomond has transformed the Boat House into 138-cover Italian restaurant La Vista. Head chef Mark Pawsey has created a menu celebrating artisanal Italian produce.

Opened 18 March

Typical dishes Grilled swordfish with artichoke tapenade, deep-fried anchovies and capers

Address Loch Lomond, West Dunbartonshire G83 8QZ


Motherdough, Wapping, London

Farkhod Najmetdinov of brunch café Bobo & Wild has opened Neapolitan pizza parlour Motherdough in London's Wapping. The 1,087 sq ft restaurant serves a signature dough that is prepared daily by their in-house pizzaiolo.

Opened February

Typical dishes MD Truffle (wild mushrooms, house-made truffle cream, roasted caramel potatoes and Fior di Latte mozzarella)

Address 3 Gauging Square, London E1W 2AE


Los Mochis, London City, London

Mexican-Japanese restaurant Los Mochis in Notting Hill is set to launch Los Mochis London City. The flagship 14,000 sq ft space on a ninth floor rooftop includes an outdoor terrace with a 3am licence. The kitchen will be led by ex-Nobu executive chef Leonard Tanyag.

Opening 11 April

Typical dishes King crab leg tacos; grade 5 wagyu tomahawk steaks

Address 100 Liverpool Street, London EC2M 2AT


Condesa, Bristol

Kieran and Imogen Waite behind Bristol-based restaurant Season + Tate have launched Mexican restaurant Condesa. Head chef Sean Martin offers a menu showcasing modern and classical flavours. The diner is also home to a hidden Mezcal den.

Opened 19 March

Typical dishes Queso fresco with hot agave and preserved lime; chalk stream trout crudo

Address 83 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2NT


Prelude, Covent Garden, London

The team behind cocktail bars Oriole, Nightjar and Bar Swift has opened three-month pop-up Prelude in London's Covent Garden. Prelude offers an à la carte menu inspired by Nikkei and Argentine-Italian flavours.

Opened 14 March

Typical dishes Raw scallop, kiwi, edamame Agua Chile; pumpkin, peanut sambal and green curry ice-cream

Address 23 Slingsby Place, London WC2E 9AB


Agora, Borough Market, London

David Carter of Manteca in London's Shoreditch is set to open Agora in Borough Market. Inspired by the lively outdoor markets in Athens, Agora (meaning ‘market' in Greek) will be an open-kitchen concept that dishes out Greek fare, from wood-fired flatbreads with spinach tzatziki and crispy garlic to a whole animal roast on weekends using British pork, lamb, chicken and more.

The two-metre rotisserie ‘souvla' will be the star of the kitchen, and guests will be able to sit and watch the chefs in action or relax by the wooden cocktail bar with Agora's signature green chilli margarita in hand.

Agora will open all day from noon for lunch or grab and go.

Opening Late March

Typical dishes Lamb shoulder in garlic, lemon zest and oregano; Somerset Saxon chicken

Address 2-4 Bedale Street, London SE1 9AL


The Black Horse, West Sussex

Historic Sussex Hotels is opening the Black Horse, a seven-bedroom hotel and pub within a restored 17th-century, Grade-II listed property in Climping, West Sussex. The property will serve up traditional pub fare and a "gloriously pink" room for private events.

Opened 7 March

Room rate From £109

Address Climping Street, Climping BN17 5RL


Café Britaly, Peckham, London

The ‘Britalian'-themed Café Britaly is Richard Crampton-Platt and chef Alex Purdie's first venture together. The 40-cover eatery in Peckham's Rye Lane aims to reimagine classic Italian plates with a British twist, while creating nostalgia for Italian-run British cafés.

Opening Late April/early May

Typical dishes Spaghetti carbonara, spoon-style fried egg; full Britalian breakfast

Address 191 Rye Lane, London SE15 4TP


Thirty7, Covent Garden, London

Hampton Lovell & Co will open its third concept, Thirty7, on Bedford Street in London's Covent Garden. The 45-cover restaurant and basement cocktail bar will celebrate New York's dining scene. Head chef Grant Clark will blend French, British and American styles.

Opening Late March

Typical dishes Brixham hake; mutton with charred aubergine, yogurt and mint

Address 37 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9EN


Maya, Manchester

Scottie Bhattarai, the chief executive of London's Isabel Mayfair, has headed to Manchester to open restaurant Maya. The three-storey property, next door to the Leven hotel, has a brasserie and main dining room where head chef Gabe Lea has created a seasonal menu.

Opening Late March

Typical dishes High-end fare with French classics

Address 40 Chorlton Street, Manchester M1 3HW


Boheme, Chester

An open kitchen, wraparound bar and wine cellar are some of the features at chef Andi Lowe-Smith and Ben Iles' joint venture, Boheme, now open in Chester. The all-day restaurant offers a modern European menu using local produce and experimental cocktails.

Opened 4 March

Typical dishes Cornish monkfish; shorthorn beef; marigold caipirinha; wild garlic martini

Address 29 Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1NG


Chiave, Shoreditch, London

Chiave is Selin Duren and Cem Ozden's first nightlife project in London. The two-storey cocktail bar will feature a lounge with drinks and small bites to pair, while the basement transforms into a 30-person dancefloor with a custom sound system and DJ booth.

Opened 12 March

Typical cocktail Tanqueray no 10 with cucumber, bergamot, parsley and melon

Address 36 Redchurch St, London, E2 7DP


Mason & Fifth, Primrose Hill, London

Boutique guesthouse group Mason & Fifth, which opened its first co-living site in London's Bermondsey in 2020, is set to open its second property in Primrose Hill.

The new site is spread across four 1860s, Grade II-listed Regency townhouses, which have been refurbished by architects Red Deer. The guesthouse promises to offer a home-from-home experience with 61 studio apartments, a garden with a yoga pavilion, lounge and living spaces, and a communal breakfast kitchen serving granola, fruit juices and yogurt.

Five types of studio apartments are available, ranging from ‘classic' to ‘mezzanine'. Rooms come with a kitchen, appliances, crockery, glassware and cooking utensils, as well as a waterfall shower and smart TV.

Opening 8 April

Room rate £180

Address 5-8 St Marks Square, London NW1 7TN


Niju, Mayfair, London

Creative Restaurant Group has launched Japanese grill and sushi bar Niju. Culinary director Endo Kazutoshi is joined by head chef Chris Golding and head sushi chef David Bury to offer Japanese home-style cooking.

Opening End of March

Typical dishes Kare with rice and pickles; chirashi with trout and tuna; Nipperkin sando

Address 20 Berkeley Street, London W1J 8EE


Shanghai Noir, Westminster, London

Indo-Chinese brasserie Shanghai Noir is set to open on the lower ground floor of the Grade II-listed Old Westminster Fire Station. Executive chef Amit Bagyal will offer a selection of sharp and spicy flavours.

Opened 7 March

Typical dishes Black bean scallops; five-spiced beef with wild mushroom bao; cinnamon waffle and fried ice-cream

Address 4 Greycoat Place, London, SW1P 1SB


Crispin at Studio Voltaire, Clapham, London

Dominic Hamdy, founder of Crispin Group, is set to launch Crispin at Studio Voltaire in London's Clapham. The food menu at the 50-cover restaurant will be overseen by Michael Miles of Counter71 and Manteca.

Opening Spring

Typical dishes Fresh pastas; charcoal-grilled meats

Address 1A Nelsons Row, London SW4 7JR


Origin Coffee, Edinburgh

B-Corp specialty coffee roaster Origin Coffee is set to open its first Scottish site in Edinburgh on the edge of the city's Old Town. The café has been designed by Megan Sadler and will showcase an industrial aesthetic with a bronze effect bar, stainless-steel worktops and oak furniture.

Opening Spring

Typical coffee Santa Elena; Meridian

Address 6-8 S College Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AA


Lita, Marylebone, London

Chef Luke Ahearne, former head chef at Corrigan's Mayfair, is set to launch southern Mediterranean restaurant Lita, short for abuelita. The 100-cover restaurant will pay homage to family-style dining, with dishes prepared on an open fire grill.

Opening Early March

Typical dishes Morels with new season wild garlic; whole grilled south coast turbot

Address 7-9 Paddington Street, London W1U 5QH


Yum Bug, Finsbury Park, London

Cricket-meat company Yum Bug has opened its first permanent edible insect restaurant following a sold-out pop-up last year. The 30-cover small-plates restaurant is led by head chef Oliver Dollard.

Opened 27 February

Typical dishes Pulled cricket tacos, rhubarb hot sauce; rigatoni with charred red pepper, cricket ragu; Williams pear, chocolate and cricket crumble

Address 110 Fonthill Road, London N4 3HT


Henry's Smokehouse, Kirkham, Lancashire

Henry's Smokehouse, a family-run pub and grill offering Louisiana and Texas-inspired food in Kirkham, Lancashire, has opened.

Taking over from the former Black Valais site, the American barbecue concept has been brought to life by the team behind the Ship in Elswick, Preston, with support from chef Adam James Bennett, who worked under Marco Pierre White.

The new 15,000 sq ft restaurant can hold up to 100 people, with plans in place to launch a coffee shop for the summer months.

Signature dishes and sharing platters revolve around brisket, which is sourced from local butchers, dry-aged for seven to 10 days and smoked for nine hours. A Sunday roast is also available.

Opened 2 February

Typical dishes Dry-aged beef brisket in bourbon and barbecue; the devil of New Orleans burger

Address Fleetwood Road, Wesham, Preston PR4 3HE

Social @henrys_smokehouse

Mortimer House Kitchen, Fitzrovia, London

Guy Ivesha, founder of Maslow's, has teamed up with executive chef Tom Cenci of Nessa in London's Soho to open an Italian restaurant within Mortimer House Kitchen in London's Fitzrovia.

Opened 7 February

Typical dishes Sea bass alla mugnaia, caviar, samphire; sirloin steak served on focaccia, charred onions

Address 37-41 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JH


The Market Inn, Salisbury

The Chickpea Group has acquired the Market Inn in Salisbury and is set to relaunch the pub, which dates back to 1904. It will have 60 covers inside and a further 80 outside and serve a menu of "classic pub bangers" overseen by executive chef Harry Russell.

Opening March

Typical dishes Fish and chips with curry sauce; Westcombe Cheddar and cider rarebit

Address 16 Butcher Row, Salisbury SP1 1EP


Rosa's Thai, Richmond, London

Saiphin Moore's Rosa's Thai is set to open its newest restaurant in London's Richmond. There are now almost 40 Rosa's Thai restaurants across the UK, each offering Thai produce, including curry pastes from a husband and wife team in the Huai Yod district.

Opening 18 March

Typical dishes Drunken noodles; ‘som tum' papaya salad

Address 26 Hill Street, Richmond TW10 6UQ


Franklin & Baines, Clapham, London

Olivier Cohen, who is behind French steakhouse Bordelaise, and Ashley Letchford of the Jam Tree have teamed up to open Franklin & Baines in London's Clapham. Consultant chef Fernando Lerroude supported the development of the menu.

Opening 4 March

Typical dishes Barbecue corn ribs; T-bone steak

Address 68-70 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UL

Social @franklinandbaines

Hux, Kensington, London

Hux, a 60-cover restaurant and music lounge, has opened in London's Kensington. Head chef Stephen Collins has created a menu combining traditional and contemporary British flavours.

Opened 19 February

Typical dishes Poached salt beef, carrot, parsley and foie gras terrine

Address 7-9 High Street Kensington, London W8 5NP


Fish & Bubbles, Notting Hill, London

Peppe and Angelo Corsaro, the brothers behind west London's La Mia Mamma and Made in Italy, have opened an Italian seafood panino and aperitivo bar Fish & Bubbles in Notting Hill. The 30-cover restaurant and bar also offers a takeaway service.

Opened 28 February

Typical dishes Crudi di mare; gambero rosso

Address 192 Kensington Park Road, London W11 2ES


More new openings

>> New restaurants, hotels and bars opening in February 2024

>> New restaurants, hotels and bars opening in January 2024

>> New restaurants, hotels and bars opening in December 2023

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