New Restaurant Openings #1

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Tonkotsu Bankside

Tonkotsu Bankside, SE1

One of our favourite Ramen joints, Tonkotsu, brings its delicious noodle soups and Japanese snacks to Bankside. On the menu…/ They'll be serving the usual classics - tonkontsu ramen, gyoza and chicken kara-age alongside a few new dishes exclusive to this restaurant, including:  Mazesoba - Thick noodles, intense broth, chili pork mince, pork belly and a raw egg to be stirred in; and Clam Sakamushi - Clams and Shimeji mushrooms blanched in sake. Drinks…/ Expect a range of twisted classic cocktails alongsde the awesome range of Hitachino Nest beers Where…/ Tonkotsu Bankside opens at 4 Canvey Street, London SE1 9AN

400 Rabbits, Crystal Palace

The team behind The Lido Café launch 400 Rabbits, bringing craft beer and artisan pizza to Crystal Palace. 400 Rabbits???.../ Bare with us on this Apparently thousands of years ago the Aztecs worshipped a God of fermentation and a Goddess of alcohol. These two deities got it on and the results of this union were no fewer than Four Hundred Rabbits!  Fast forward to the present day and without alcohol and fermentation we wouldn't have beer or pizza, hence the name! On the menu…/ Expect sourdough pizzas using British ingredients and gelato from Gelupo washed down with local beers and wine on tap! Where…/ 400 Rabbits, 30-32 Westow Street, London, SE19 3AH

Prawnography at Portside Parlour, Shoreditch

Following the success of the still open Prawnography 1.0 pop-up at Old Street Roundabout, experimental chef Jim Tomlinson has embarked on a sequel with a residency at Portside Parlour. On the menu…/ Expect a menu of British seafood small plates, including Swordfish & Watermelon brochettes, Irish Rock Oysters with ginger jelly & beer froth, charred tender stem broccoli with satay dip or tempura soft shell crab with mango and chili salsa. The drinks…/ The top notch bar team at Portside Parlour will ensure guests are served up some incredible cocktails, with a particular focus on rum. Where…/ PortSide Parlour, 14 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 3DU  
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