Looking forward to lots of exciting things this year? So are we. We have brought together a list of new restaurants due to open during the coming months for you to anticipate and perhaps plan to visit. This list is growing and developing with more information being added to as we get it, so keep an eye on this space!

Bistro Bruno Loubet, The Zetter, St John’s Square, 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5RJ

Launching in February, this 85 cover restaurant will be open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and promises to showcase Loubet’s distinctive cooking in a stylish environment

Brasserie Blanc, 60 Threadneedle Street, EC2R 8HP

With a target opening of the beginning of March the Brasserie will share design points that have been used in Raymond’s other restaurants as well as menu offerings, however there will be local specials on offer, something of a challenge in Central London. We understand it will have an open kitchen so diners will see what’s going on and there will be a beer cellar with real ale on tap.

Charlotte’s Bistro, 6 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick, W4 1QP

A sister restaurant to Charlotte’s Place, the Bistro is under construction and set to open this spring.

Comptoir Libanais, O2 Centre, 255 Finchley Road

Opening in January, this will be the fourth is a chain of Lebanese canteen/delicatessen, the others are in Westfield, Wigmore St. and Paddington. It will feature an open plan kitchen so diners will be able to see their dishes (and others) being prepared before their very eyes.

The Draft House, 94 Northcote Road, London SW11 6QW and The Westbridge Draft House 74-76 Battersea Bridge Road, London SW11 3AG

The Northcote Road Draft House opened on 4 January, the Westbridge Draft House is set to open end January/early February are the first of what Charlie McVeigh intends to be a chain of pubs offering among the widest ranges of bottled and draft beers in London. Their intention is to offer ‘great beers, good food and genuine warmth’ in their establishments.

Nizuni, 22 Charlotte Street, W1t 2NA

A new Japanese restaurant opening soon in Fitzrovia

Petrus, 1 Kinnerton Street, Kightsbridge, Sw1X 8ED

Petrus will feature modern French cuisine and a focal point of the restaurant will be a 2000 bottle open cellar in the centre of the dining room. The latest restaurant in Gordon Ramsay’s empire is due to open early this year.

Pollen, 5 Pollen Street, Mayfair, W1S 1ND

Set to open in mid- February, this 60 cover restaurant aims to create an understate, yet sophisticated Mayfair eatery, offering a menu of seasonal Northern Italian dishes featuring light and healthy options as well as Italian classics.

Roux at Parliament Square, RICS, 12 Great George Street, SW1P 3AD

Located in the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Grade 2 listed building, this restaurant is due to open its doors early this year.

See our article ‘Michel Roux opens new restaurant’

Tompkins, 3 Pan Peninsula Square, Canary Wharf, E14 9HN

Due to open in March, this restaurant plans a New York brasserie style of eating.