What’s Hot in the City: Granita, cocktails, oysters and suvlaki

Whats Hot In The City

A quick roundup of some of the new openings and summer offerings in London town

Sicilian restaurant Iddu in South Kensington which launched earlier this year is offering authentic Sicilian granita for summer.


have a pop up Botanical Bar for the month of August serving cocktails by Fentimans. All cocktails are £7.00 with one cocktail every day at £5.00.

Botanical Bar

The Richmond
serves happy hour oysters at £1.00 a pop in East London’s Dalston. It’s already a firm fave with the fashion folk, with Christopher Kane and Jonathan Saunders having lunch there every weekend, and others such as Simone Rocha, Erdem and musicians The XX and M.I.A spotted there recently.

The Richmond, Oyster & Clam Platter

has just launched in Soho, it’s a fast casual dining concept offering Greek street food suvlaki. Famous Greek chef Elias Malalakis consulted on the menu, and it’s genuinely authentic with pitta bread, Mastelo cheese and wild boar sausage coming from Greece. Interiors are by Afroditi Krassa who also designed the interiors of Dishoom.

3 Suvlaki Skewers, Baked Feta, Side Greek Salad, Tzatziki And Red Pepper Dip 2