Welcome to the family! – New restaurants on OpenTable

Feel like you’re going to the same restaurants time after time? Give your favourites a break this month and check out some of the fantastic UK restaurants that have joined OpenTable recently.


Sexy Fish – This stunning Asian seafood restaurant is one of the hottest new openings of 2015. Expect jaw-dropping décor, flawless sashimi and tempura, and an Instagram-worthy treasure chest cocktail.

German Gymnasium – This Grade II-listed building (and former gym) has been transformed into an all-day restaurant and grand café serving Mittel-European dishes. After cocktails in the Meister Bar, tuck into comforting classics like veal schnitzel, beef goulash, and slow-roast duck with spiced orange sauce.

Big Easy Canary Wharf – At Big Easy’s huge new restaurant, you can satisfy your BBQ cravings with slow-smoked brisket and Carolina pulled pork or tuck into grilled lobster, jumbo shrimp and mac ‘n’ cheese. After dinner, chill out with in the rum lounge and enjoy the views of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers.

The Ivy Café – Now open in Marylebone, The Ivy’s newest sibling is open all day serving comfort food classics and delicious brunch dishes in suitably glamorous surroundings.

Darbaar – After more than a decade working at The Cinnamon Club and Cinnamon Kitchen, chef Abdul Yaseen has opened his first solo restaurant. Darbaar serves dishes inspired by the banquets of the Indian Royal Court like hyderabadi kid goat biryani, ‘sigri’ masala quail, and wood-fired ‘nanzas (naan pizzas).

Also new in London: Mole Taco Bar; Foxlow in Balham and Chiswick; Gunpowder; Porky’s BBQ (Camden); Copita Del Mercado; and two new pop-ups, Le Bun at Le Zetter and Wunderlust in Deptford.


Peace & Loaf – Headed up by MasterChef: The Professionals finalist Dave Coulson, Peace & Loaf is the place to go for innovative British cooking in Newcastle. The menus change often to showcase the finest seasonal ingredients and the wine list offers something for all tastes and budgets.

Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias – At this beach-front restaurant on the North Wales coast, Bryn’s team of chefs turn local, seasonal ingredients into extraordinary bistro-style dishes. Locals can drop in for breakfast, linger over Sunday lunch, or go for dinner and share their famous fish pie or slow-cooked lamb shoulder.

Quill – Quill is a fine dining restaurant and cocktail bar that recently opened in Manchester. Book now to enjoy an evening of fine wine and ambitious British dishes created by head chef Curtis Stewart.

New Chapter – This Edinburgh newcomer serves Scottish dishes with a European twist in a light and airy dining room – perfect for laid-back lunches or date night dinners. Try the haunch of venison with game and sauerkraut pithivier or lightly spiced monkfish with braised pig cheek.

Button Street Smokehouse – If you like your meat smoked low and slow, this Liverpool smokehouse will definitely hit the spot. Swing by for beers and bourbon, fantastic burgers, and huge BBQ sharing platters.

Mowgli Street Food – Swap your usual Manchester curry house for a healthy and authentic Indian meal at Mowgli. The menu is packed with street snacks, curries, spicy grilled meats and plenty of veggie options.