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Save this page to your favourites. This is your insiders' guide to the latest news and the newest openings in London. From new wine bars, to the hottest cocktail bars to the latest menu's from our favourite spots. We're in the know, and you should be too!

HORATIO STREET SOCIAL CLUB 
When you can go:
15th February
Where it's at: The Basement of The Nelson’s Head, 32 Horatio St, London E2 7SB
What we know: After their brief residency late last year this ex-Callooh Callay duo have decided to make this delightful basement their permanent home…for now. Expect plenty of delicious bevvies whether you’re going for cocktails, supermarket wine or generic lager.
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**NEWS**
All Vinoteca sites across Londonare offereing FREE wine flights for the month of February.
Book in for lunch or dinner and get a tasting flight of three wines with any main meal. 
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TEMPER COVENT GARDEN
When you can go: 
Spring, 2018
Where it's at: Mercers Walk, London, WC2H
What we know: This latest opening from Neil Rankin will be the third Temper restaurant/bar to open and will focus on Pizza... and vermouth! 
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** NEWS**
Join the Hawksmoor #MondayWineClub by bringing your own wine at any of their restaurants. 
£5 corkage on all bottles - big, small or MASSIVE!
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** NEWS**
Sunday brunch at COUPETTE 
Truffle scrambled eggs and a glass of champagne for £12! 
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MARKET HALLS
When you can go: April, Summer & Autumn
Where it’s at: Fulham, Victoria & Oxford Street
What we know: London is getting 3 major new food halls all of which promise to also have bars! That will take the edge off of a busy day shopping. 
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ANNABEL'S
When you can go: Spring, 2018
Where it's at: 46 Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 5AT
What we know: This members bar will be in a Grade One listed Georgian Townhouse in Mayfair with their cocktail menu showcasing classics with a twist. 
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**NEWS**
Relaunch. Dalston favourite Silk Stockings is due to reopen on 24th January.
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**NEWS**
New menu at Swift. The downstairs bar has just released a new menu. Expect lots of moody stirred and browns as well as some new lighter fresher numbers. The Fairyland and Tinderbox are some of our favs. Don’t worry though The Irish Coffee and some other house favourites have been carried across.
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GENUINE LIQOURETTE
When you can go: Mid 2018
Where it’s at: 6 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HL
What we know: This New York basement bar is making its way over the pond. Expect craft cocktails served in cans.
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NEW VENUE FROM THREE SHEETS TEAM
When you can go: Early-Mid 2018
Where it’s at: ‘Near Spitalfields’
What we know: Details are still few and far between on this however we trust that anything from this team will be delicious.  
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**NEWS**
We have partnered with Emma Stokes of World Gin Day to bring you World Gin Day LONDON, running from 7-10 June, and dedicated to celebrating gin across the capital.
Just like our other festivals, all you need is your WGD festival pass to be involved in this four day celebration of the beloved spirit. 
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VIVO
When you can go: April, 2018
Where it’s at: Centre Point Bridge Link, 101-103 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1DD
What we know: The cross-rail renovations are almost done and this means the venues are opening! Vivo is the new restaurant opening at the base of Centrepoint promising us retro-dining. We also know they’re set to have a central bar so we’re looking forward to see what twists they give us on our favourite retro tipples. Snowball anyone?
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BLUEBIRD WHITE CITY
When you can go: Spring, 2018
Where it’s at: 89 Wood Lane, London W12 7FA
What we know: The Kings Road staple is expanding. Their first of many planned new sites will be in the former home of the BBC.
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HUMBLE GRAPE CITY
When you can go: February, 2018
Where it’s at: 8 Devonshire Row London EC2M 4RH
What we know: A new location for the Humble Grape group. With an opening list of over 400 wines with plans to extend it.
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KETTNER'S TOWNHOUSE
When you can go: January, 2018
Where it’s at: 29 Romilly St, London W1D 5HP
What we know: The Soho House refurbishment of this Soho staple is finally near completion. Fizz will still be on the menu with a late night champagne bar, as well as a restaurant and Georgian style hotel rooms. 
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**NEWS**
Gin Journey is on the move.
From 2018, the award-winning Gin Journey tours will now include a stop at 108 Bar in The Marylebone Hotel, where super-premium Marylebone Gin is distilled.
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SWINGERS OXFORD CIRCUS
When you can go: February, 2018
Where it’s at: 15 John Prince’s Street, London W1G 0AB
What we know: A second venue for the crazy golf venue. This time you’ll be whisked away with a trip to the seaside and the English Riviera.
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THE BLUE POSTS
When you can go:
 5 December, 2017
Where it’s at: 28 Rupert St, London W1D 6DJ
What we know: The team behind the Palomar are breathing new life in to the 275 year old pub. With three different venues on different levels you can dine at the kitchen counter in the basement, the ground floor will be a pub with independently brewed ales and on the first floor cocktails!
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HARRY'S DOLCE VITA
When you can go:
 6 December, 2017
Where it’s at: 27-31 Basil Street, London SW3 1BB
What we know: Another new venue from Caprice Holdings! (The team behind the Ivy) This Knightsbridge venue will be taking inspiration from Harry’s bar in Mayfair and Le Dolce Vita. We’re most looking forward to their ‘Infinite Negroni’ which lets you tailor your cocktail to your taste.
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THE PRINCIPAL HOTEL
When you can go:
 February, 2018
Where it’s at: 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE
What we know: After a few years of refurbishment the wait it finally over for this hotel. It’s set to have four venues within the hotel including a coffee shop by day wine bar by night, a seafood restaurant and (the one we’re most looking forward to) a craft cocktail bar.
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NOLA ROMAN ROAD
When you can go: 1st March, 2018
Where it’s at: 107 Roman Rd, London E2 0QN
What we know: It’s finally back! This ex-shoreditch staple has found a new home in Bethnal Green after a year spent in the ether.
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THE GRANARY SQUARE BRASSERIE
When you can go: December 6, 2017
Where it’s at: Granary Square, 1-3 Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB
What we know: The newest opening from the team behind The Ivy Collection. This venue is set to have something for everyone whether you’re heading there for a meal or there is a more casual area perfect for hot desking or trying one of their signature cocktails.
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NUALA
When you can go: December 7. 2017
Where it's at: 70-74 City Road, London, EC1Y 2BJ
What we know: Expect a curated selection of Irish whiskeys and a cocktail list that promises to pack a punch.
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WRIGHT BROTHERS BATTERSEA
When you can go: 
December 11, 2017
Where it's at: 26 Circus West Village, London, SW8 4NN
What we know: The newest addition to the Wright Brothers restaurants at the new foodie hub of London, Battersea Power Station.
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**NEWS**
There is now a way to get a brand new whisky delivered through your letter box every, single, month. 
Join the guys from Black Rock and let them take you on a journey and discover a new whisky every month with Whisky-Me.
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ZELMAN MEATS - ST PAUL'S
When you can go: November 26, 2017
Where it's at: 33-34 Old Bailey, London, EC4M 7AU
What we know: Daily changing cuts of meats paired with cocktails, wines and craft beers.
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THE BACK ROOM 
When you can go: November, 2017
Where it's at: 11, 13 & 14 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB
What we know: Hidden as a coffee shop by day, this venue transforms in to a perfect post-work hideaway with a carefully selected wine list.
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