A look at the latest restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars to open their doors.
The Silver Birch
First-time restaurateur Tim Price has launched the Silver Birch in London's Chiswick. Offering a seasonal, modern British menu ‘with a twist', the kitchen team is led by Kimberley Hernandez, former head chef at Xu and Andrew Wong's Kym's.
The independent neighbourhood restaurant has been designed to be a relaxed, friendly setting and serves morning coffees and pastries, light lunches and a sophisticated dinner service.
Opened 28 October
Founder Tim Price
Head chef Kimberley Hernandez
General manager Edward Allsopp
Design B3 Designers
Typical dishes Potato cabbage gratin; truffled chicken and dumplings; fried tarte tatin served with Cheddar
Chef Harriet Mansell has turned her residency concept in Lyme Regis, Dorset, into a permanent fixture in the town's high street. The restaurant offers a nine-course tasting menu, which changes every six weeks.
Owner Harriet Mansell
Typical dishes Celeriac, hazelnut, cured egg yolk, Dorset truffle; baked River Teign oyster, wild garlic, apple; gooseberry mousse, butterscotch
The Hartley Arms
Honesty Group, the hospitality company set up by cookery writer Romilla Arber, has opened a pub in Donnington, Berkshire. The site dates to 1864 and serves a weekly changing seasonal menu, as well as pub classics.
Owner Romilla Arber
Typical dishes French onion soup with Gruyère rarebit; ballotine of chicken with chestnut stuffing, wild mushrooms and creamed leeks; chocolate and olive oil truffle torte with pistachio cream
Matteo and Salvatore Aloe, behind Italy's Berberè pizza chain, have opened their first UK outpost, after acquiring a majority share in Radio Alice, their joint venture with Azzurri Group. The former Radio Alice site in London's Clapham Common offers sourdough pizzas made with Italian and British produce.
Founders Matteo and Salvatore Aloe
Typical dishes Spicy Diavola pizza with salami and ‘Nduja; Napoli with anchovies and capers
Andy Beynon, former development chef at Jason Atherton's Social Company, has opened a fish-focused restaurant on the edge of London Fields. Behind serves an eight-course tasting menu, with an optional wine flight, and a six-course lunch.
Typical dishes Oyster taco with gentleman's relish; native lobster muffin; roasted hake with cockles and sherry; guinea fowl, pumpkin and seed; chocolate, pine and ricotta
Mamma Dough Tooting Bec
South London pizzeria group Mamma Dough has opened its seventh restaurant, in Tooting Bec. Each pizza base is made with organic yeast sourdough starter, with all tomato, pesto and white sauces made fresh in-house.
Founder Jake Harrison
Typical dishes Moby Pig pizza with mozzarella, pancetta, egg, black pepper and Parmesan; hazelnight calzone, stuffed with Nutella and topped with mascarpone
London Hampton by Hilton Park Royal
Hotel management company Starboard Hotels has opened its first London property following a £26m investment. The Hampton by Hilton London Park Royal features 146 bedrooms and a Grade II-listed facade.
Operator Starboard Hotels
General manager Marnix Teeken
Room rate Twin and double rooms from £67
You need to create an account to read this article. It's free and only requires a few basic details.
Already subscribed? Log In