A look at the latest restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars to open their doors…
Indian street food and craft beer specialist Bundobust has opened its second restaurant, in Manchester Piccadilly. Its fast-casual dining approach to eating is complemented by a hand-picked beer menu, designed with food in mind.
It is offering 14 keg beers, with one permanent line dedicated to city centre brewery Cloudwater. Two cask lines are reserved for Manchester breweries and will rotate regularly.
The new site is 150% bigger than the Leeds venue and has an industrial-style design, with glazed white brick walls, canteen and booth-style seating, and natural light provided by a huge skylight.
Bespoke artworks referencing Manchester's industrial past have been designed by Drew Millward, and original Bollywood posters adorn the walls.
Opened 14 December
Owners Mayur Patel and Marko Husak
General manager Chris Botham
Head chef Gurpreet Singh
Design Andrew Clarke of Clarke Gough
Typical dishes Okra fries seasoned with black salt and mango powder; Bundo chaat with chickpeas, potato and turmeric noodles; vada pav (fried spicy mashed-potato ball served in a brioche bun with chutney and hot green chillies)
Rooftop restaurant, bar and terrace Aviary has opened on the 10th floor of the Montcalm Royal London House hotel in Finsbury Square. The bar is decorated with bird cages and has a colour palette inspired by peacock feathers.
Covers Inside 150; terrace 70
Operator ETM Group
Typical dishes Yorkshire wood pigeon with toasted barley and smoked clementine; and ricotta gnocchi with squash, turnips and salsify
Hopscotch on London's Brick Lane offers sharing plates and street food-style buns. The venue has a subterranean cocktail bar, a garden filled with greenery and artworks created by Square Coconut.
Owner Jonathon Cowley
Head chef Mark Greenwood
Typical dishes Smoked eel with cucumber; crab dog with bergamot zest; and Phi Phi chicken with Thai spice and pickled cucumber
Shake Shack has opened its latest outpost in London's Leicester Square. The venue is decorated as a modern-day roadside burger stand, with theatrical signage, black oak benches, Uhuru chairs and dark wood tables.
Design Zebra Projects
Typical dishes Burgers with Wiltshire-cured bacon and cherry peppers; and handmade East Anglia free range pork sausage hot dogs
Messapica is an all-day café, deli, bombetteria and juice bar, showcasing pastries, salads, lasagne, pizza by the slice and street food snacks. The front counter and tables are made of Italian carrara marble, bringing a touch of Puglia to London's Kensal Rise.
Head chef Federico Moro
General manager Sonia Delogu
Operator Masseria Group
All-day restaurant Pomona's has opened in Notting Hill, London, with an interior inspired by David Hockney's 1970s Malibu period.
Restaurant manager Jonathan Rolland
Executive chef Gareth Sanderson
Owner Sleepwell Leisure Group
Design Sundae Design
Typical dishes Sea bass with saffron pearl couscous; and soft shell crab and bacon burgers
General manager Jose GÁ³mez