Restaurants Open Now in North London

What can I eat and where? The London restaurants that reopened on 4 July (or since) in south east London…  

Lead image: Radici, Islington

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The Breakfast Club, Angel
The legendary breakfast pros have reopened all 12 of their cafes with table bookings for weekdays and app-based virtual queuing system for weekends

Radici, Islington
Francesco Mazzei’s Islington restaurant is back serving the flavours of southern Italy for a la carte and brunch orders from Weds-Sunday. Make the most of the outside terrace on sunny days

Prawn on the Lawn, Islington
This local seafood restaurant and fishmonger is back in business

Salut, Islington
Neighbourhood restaurant Salut reopened on 4 July for lunch from 12pm-3pm and dinner from 6pm-9.30pm

Humble Grape, Islington
Humble Grape is going for a phased reopening with Battersea and Islington up and running first

The Drapers Arms, Islington
The popular Islington gastropub makes a welcome return

MEATliquor, Islington
Get your meaty burgers and killer shakes indoors at the Islington & Covent Garden branches

Trullo, Islington
The sister restaurant to Padella is back in Islington serving lunch and dinner service. Trullo Shop, next door, is open seven days a week from 10am-8pm

Megan’s at the Sorting Office, Islington
Megan’s, which has branches all over south London, reopens its north London venue for bookings and walk-ins

Hot Stone, Islington
The Chapel Market Japanese restaurant is back and tables are in high demand

Smokehouse, Islington
Islington’s Smokehouse kicks off the grilling again

Brewhouse & Kitchen, Highbury & Islington
The brewpubs have reopened with a new menu and plenty of beer in Highbury, Hoxton and Islington

Beam, Highbury & Crouch End
Award winning neighbourhood cafe Beam has reopened with its full menu available, as well as a brand new Middle Eastern-inspired sharing breakfast called Kahvalti

Westerns Laundry, Holloway
Westerns Laundry has reopened with a set menu, including a vegetarian version


The Cheese Bar, Camden
The cheese conveyor belt of dreams is back

York & Albany, Camden
The Gordon Ramsay Group has reopened all its restaurants and selected venues, including York & Albany, have a new Love London menu with two courses for £15 each when you dine with a friend (6 July-6 September)

Inamo, Camden
Famous for its brunches, craft Japanese, Chinese, Thai & Korean restaurant Inamo reopened its Camden branch on 23 July. The Covent Garden branch is now open too, with Soho to follow soon

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Morito, Exmouth Market
Sherry and tapas returns – Morito reopened in Clerkenwell & Hackney on 15 July – both have a few outdoor tables

The Wilmington, Exmouth Market
The pub and dining room is back with its British and European cuisine and cracking bar snacks

Coin Laundry, Exmouth Market
Coin Laundry reopened on 15 July for drinks only from 4pm-9pm Weds-Fri and 1pm-9pm on Saturday (walks-ins only). The kitchen will open at a later date

Moro, Exmouth Market
Moro returned with its delicious tapas inspired by the cuisines or Spain, North Africa and Turkey on 22 July

Caravan, Exmouth Market
Caravan reopened its Exmouth Market venue on 23 July serving breakfast, freshly roasted coffee and an all-day menu

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Gaucho, Hampstead
The steak restaurant is reopening its branches across London with a new reduced contact ‘Mindful Dining’ service, starting with Broadgate, Canary Wharf, Hampstead, Richmond, Piccadilly, Tower Bridge and Sloane Avenue

Westerns Laundry, Highgate East
Westerns Laundry reopened on 8 July with a dinnertime set menu served in two sittings – 6pm & 8.30pm – Wed-Sun for July and August (bookings only). The impromptu BBQ lunch continues on weekends

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Touro, Kensal Green
The Brazilian steakhouse is back in Wimbledon and Kensal Green, with the Clapham branch opening soon

Paradise by Way of Kensal Green
This gorgeous pub and award-winning restaurant reopened on 17 July

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Barrafina, King’s Cross
Barrafina at Coal Drops Yard is open, as is Parrillan, the restaurant’s lovely roomy terrace serving Spanish para picar

Dishoom, King’s Cross
Dishoom is back serving its wildly popular breakfast naans and the rest (reservations available all day) at Shoreditch, King’s Cross & Carnaby

Caravan, King’s Cross
Caravan’s huge King’s Cross venue is one of the first of London’s five Caravan sites to reopen serving breakfast, freshly roasted coffee and an all-day menu. Plus, it has lots of alfresco space

Double Standard, King’s Cross
The bar and restaurant at The Standard has added extra terrace space for alfresco fun

Vinoteca, King’s Cross,
Vinoteca restaurants and wine bars are now open for grilled bavette sandwiches, wines by the glass and craft beer. Ready meals and steak kits are still available to order online

Hoppers, King’s Cross
The King’s Cross branch of Hoppers will reopen before the Marylebone and Soho branches, complete with an extended terrace overlooking Regent’s Canal and Granary Square

Camino, King’s Cross
The Spanish restaurant has reopened with new seasonal additions to the menu, as has its Bankside outpost

Coal Office, King’s Cross
Grab and go is available and the large terrace space is open

Parrillan, Casa and Plaza Pastor, King’s Cross
The Harts Group is reopening in King’s Cross, with Parrillan, Casa and Plaza Pastor all launching at Coal Drops Yard

Hicce, King’s Cross
Pip Lacey’s restaurant in Coal Drops Yard has lots of terrace space

The Lighterman, King’s Cross
This lovely King’s Cross restaurant by the canal is back, with alfresco space to boot

Lina Stores, King’s Cross
The Italian restaurants return and the King’s Cross venue has a new terrace

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant, King’s Cross
Rotunda Bar and Restaurant has reopened and has an extensive astro-turfed outdoor terrace sitting alongside Regent’s Canal


The Grand Duchess, Paddington
London Shell Co’s permanently moored seafood barge is back

Skylark, Paddington
Skylark rooftop restaurant reopened on 18 July. The venue is open exclusively for 4 Kingdom Street companies during the week (Wed-Fri 11am-11pm) and open to the public at weekends (Sat 11am-11pm & Sun 11am-10.30pm)

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The Ivy St John’s Wood
The Ivy St John’s Wood is back for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch

Plu, St John’s Wood
Plu has opened its alfresco La Terrasse with its own food and drinks menu before the main restaurant reopens

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Primeur, Stoke Newington
Stokie’s Primeur reopened on 8 July with a set dinner menu served Weds-Sun in two sittings (6pm and 8.30pm, bookings only). A set lunch is offered on Saturdays and Sundays with no bookings required

Jolene, Newington Green
The bakery, restaurant and wine bar is back in business for dinner from 22 July


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