Upcoming soft launches

Never seem to get wind of those awesome soft launches in time to bag a table? Bookmark this page for a comprehensive, idiot-proof list of upcoming opening offers (before anyone else can get to them).

Where: Bababoom, Islington

Cuisine: Middle Eastern (especially kebabs!)

The deal: 50% off food AND drink from Tuesday 31st July to Saturday 4th August, AND they take reservations.

Where: Boxcar, King’s Cross

Cuisine: Meat.

The deal: 50% off Boxcar Burgers (veggie and meat) and sirloin steaks every day in August with Hot Dinners’ exclusive offer.

Where: The Belrose, Belsize Park

Cuisine: Italian pub grub, with a clay pizza oven and on-site microbrewery

The deal: 50% off food from Wednesday 1st August to Wednesday 7th August inclusive. No reservations.

Where: Gunpowder, Tower Bridge

Cuisine: Indian small plates (the original in Spitalfields is one of my all-time favourite restaurants!)

The deal: 50% off food from Wednesday 15th August until Saturday 1st September. No reservations.

Where: Alphabet, Angel/Islington

Cuisine: Mediterranean small plates, formerly of Beak Street, Soho

The deal: 50% off food from Wednesday 15th August until Wednesday 22nd August inclusive. To redeem the offer, sign up on the website.

Where: Crispin, Spitalfields

Cuisine: ‘All day and night cafe’.

The deal: 50% off all food from breakfast to dinner from Tuesday 28th August until Sunday 2nd September. No reservations.


Author: Emily Gibson

Emily is an urban adventurer, blogger and glutton foodie on an epic quest to uncover the best things to eat, drink and do in London. She lives in East London and loves ceviche, cycling and magic shows. Lifelong nemeses include beetroot, beards and wine served in tumblers.