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Here are some of the more exciting restaurants in London you should be eating in…

BRAT, Shoreditch
Ex-Kitty Fisher’s chef, Tomos Parry, has opened his own restaurant above Smoking Goat in Shoreditch. It’s dark, it’s sexy and it’s one of the best restaurants in London right now. They specialise in turbot but the beef is real star.
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DUDDELL’S, London Bridge
Peking duck. Dim sum. In an old church near The Shard. They’ve got a two Michelin star outpost in Hong Kong and no doubt it won’t be long before this one is similarly rewarded. The food is as stunning as the space.
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GOOD FRIEND, Soho
Is it a restaurant? Nah. Is it delicious? Yah. Good Friend is a takeaway fried chicken shop in Chinatown. Their MSG-sprinkled giant chicken escalope is the best Β£6 you can spend in London Town right now.

IKOYI, St James’s
Jollof cuisine, that’s what you’ll get here. Exciting and intricately spiced dishes inspired by West African cooking. The Iberico pork suya with hibiscus and rose yaji (pictured below) is outstanding.
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KETTNER’S TOWNHOUSE, Soho
Recently bought by the Soho House group and given a dashing makeover, Kettner’s has been restored to its former glory. There’s now a Champagne bar, a piano bar, a dining room open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and 33 bedrooms.
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PASTAIO, Carnaby Street
How do you pronounce it? No idea. But all you need to know is the pasta here is FAB. Handmade daily, the Cacio e Pepe, all buttery and peppery, is a must order. And the tiramisu.
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If your favourite new restaurant is missing from this list then let me know @samphiresalsify