London July Restaurant & Bar Openings


caterina55Bringing a home-made taste of Ligurian cooking to the city with a mini Milan to the heart of London’s finantial district, Caterina55 will be dihing up the flvours of North-West Italy using an array of seasonal ingredients.

An all day drinking and dining destination, the eatery will be the ultimate go-to on the go or sit down chomping at any time of day.

The menu will be seasonally dependant and will disply a range of food from pastries and muffins, to hearty soups or their signature chicpea flower panissa fries.

Website, @Caterina55


The Heron

5 Moor Lane


Monday – Sunday 7am – 11pm



bayouIt’s not a surprise that quirky Camden is launching London’s first all day Creole bar and kitchen celebrating the very best of South American food. Whether you are looking for an dinner of crispy buttermilk chicken and crayfish gumbo or a lunch of po’ boy sarnies filled with roast beef and debris gravy, Bayou will provide.

In the evening you can kick back and relax with a refreshing bourbon cocktail or cool lager while you listen to some live music, as Bayou will hosting some of the best toe tapping jazz duos and soulful saxophonists.

Website, @bayoucamden, Facebook


20 Inverness Street




The Pearl – Hackney Wick – 26th June

roofeastThe Pearl will occupy one of the prime positions on the roof of a former car park in Stratford Shopping centre with outstanding views across the city and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Offering a number of bevvies from pale ale to Prosecco, be sure to try The Pearls seriously refreshing Watermelon Cooler cocktail.

James Morgan, cook and proprietor of The Hackney Pearl has also devised a bijou menu which holds a few meaty suprises as well as seasonal Salad Boxes with vegetables and herbs from GrowUp Box –the rooftop’s own aquaponic urban farm.

As well as providing a venue for an array of cultural events, Roof East will be playing host to the Rooftop Cinema Club which will be showing a range of films al fresco every Tuesday – Saturday until September!

Website, @Roofeast, @PearlRoofeast

Floor 8, Stratford multi storey car park

Great Eastern Way

E15 1XE

Opening times: Tuesday to Friday:  17:00 to 23:00, Saturday:  12:00 to 23:00, Sunday:  12:00 to 22:30


Scarpetta – Cannon Street – 7th July

SCARPETTA is the brand new go-to place for busy Londoners who love real Italian food. The pasta is made on site and the preparation, starting from flour and water, takes place in front of everyone’s eyes. This is no “want to be Italian”, this is finally a real Italian being brought into the City.

Choose from dishes such as the Italian classic “Amatriciana” with Italian pancetta, to a delicious Ragu of Veal, a healthy Prawn and Zucchine and finally a vegetarian classic “Norma” with aubergines.  A range of other Italian delicacies such as Panini, Soups and Salads will also be available.

Leave your manners at the door!



110 Cannon Street


Opens 7th July


Peroni Bar @ Skylounge Tower Hill

Terrace-Peroni-001Skylounge, one of London’s most popular rooftop bars, has announced the launch of the hotly anticipated Peroni Bar on Thursday 3rd July. A stylish new Italian summer residency on one of its in-demand outdoor terraces, Skylounge’s latest launch offers stunning views across the City accompanied by delicious Mediterranean drinks and bites.

Operating alongside Cuervo’s Cantina, the Peroni Bar will be serving refreshing Italian-style beverages, including bespoke Peroni Nastro Azzurro Infusions, whilst also debuting the brand new Piccola bottles. The innovative cocktails have been blended with Peroni Nastro Azzurro to create authentic, Italian inspired drinks, including Peroni Alla Moda, with mixes the beer with vodka, Aperol, rhubarb and vanilla jam. To accompany the delicious cocktails, Skylounge will also offer an accompanying Italian platter with baked figs with gorgonzola, golden fried mozarella and prosciutto, mushroom and onion bruschetta and mortadella and black olive.

Open from 11am daily until midnight, this is the ideal spot to enjoy the sunshine in the capital. Regular tables are available on a first come first served basis.

@SkyloungeLondon, /SkyloungeLondon

7 Pepys St