From fiercely-local independents specialising in regional produce, to chic high street brands with exciting global flavours and cool decor, the UK palate is evolving and thanks to TV shows like ‘The Million Pound Restaurant’ dining out has become a national pastime. Property developers and entrepreneurs alike are flocking to Openings so they too can be part of the UK’s restaurant revolution.
Here’s our pick of the most exciting restaurants set to open in 2018
Paul Ainsworth in Partnership with Sharps Brewery are to refurbish the Mariners pub and restaurant in Rock with up to approximately 100 covers.
Chef Kerridge is set to open his first London restaurant, which he describes as a feel-good place which celebrates Britishness – not a temple of gastronomy
Michel and Alain Roux have taken over the Skindles hotel in Taplow, which has been derelict since 1995, and plan to open a restaurant within a new residential development being built by Berkeley Homes
After the announcement that Handling would be overseeing the F&B of the Cadogan as executive chef, all eyes are peeled for more details on what will certainly be an exciting partnership between the Frog chef and the operators of Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
Second Nandos restaurant with up to 80 covers set for St Enoch Centre in Glasgow as part of £40 million makeover