If you’re not on a juice diet, January is actually a great month to eat out. There are some fantastic deals to be had and it’s much easier to get into those hard-to-book restaurants. To brighten up the weeks ahead, why not check out some of the restaurants that have recently joined OpenTable?
United Ramen – At this Islington ramen bar, their ramen is made daily with rich, flavoursome broths and toppings that range from spicy miso salmon to rare roast beef.
Tredwell’s – Marcus Wareing’s West End eatery specialises in ‘modern London cooking’ so expect dishes like harissa glazed aubergine, slow-cooked pork belly, stunning desserts, and weekend roasts.
The House of Ho – For Vietnamese food with a modern twist, head for celeb chef Bobby Chinn’s Soho restaurant and try five spiced quail, sake steamed clams and lemongrass chicken wings. We’re big fans of their weekend Rock ‘n’ Roll Brunch which includes unlimited Prosecco!
Hotbox – From street food heroes to fully-fledged restaurateurs, the HotBox team have opened their first permanent BBQ joint in east London. You can book a table for 6 or more hungry mates and get stuck into smoky beef short ribs, chicken thighs, hot link sausages and chipotle beef tacos.
Yama Momo – The team behind Tsunami have opened a Japanese izakaya and sushi restaurant in East Dulwich. Swing by for fresh sashimi, sizzling teriyaki chicken, and black cod tempura, washed down with sake and Japanese-inspired cocktails.
Ba Shan – Situated opposite its big sister BarShu, this Soho gem is decorated in the style of a Chinese teahouse and serves fiery, chilli-spiked dishes from Hunan. Don’t miss their legendary red braised pork.
The Lickfold Inn – Following the success of Restaurant Story, chef Tom Sellers has taken over The Lickfold Inn near Petworth, West Sussex. The ground floor pub offers craft and local beers, cocktails and excellent bar snacks, while the upstairs dining room serves dishes like ox pie, mussels with cider and lovage, and partridge pot au feu.
Reef & Beef – Serving the best of land and sea in Bournemouth, this modern restaurant is the place to go if you’re craving a great steak, a homemade burger, or a simply grilled fresh lobster.
Bourbon & Black – At this Didsbury Village newcomer you can start your night in the ground floor whiskey bar and then head upstairs for a flat iron steak or their delicious trio of pork.
Brawns – Set in a listed Georgian building in the old quarter of Cowes, this intimate French restaurant is a must visit if you’re planning a trip to the Isle of Wight this year.
Plead the 5th – If you’re craving comfort food, the rustic brisket chilli, soda pop pork chops and fully loaded burgers at this Bristol eatery will definitely hit the spot.