Restaurants open on New Year’s Day

Hungover cooking is no fun at all, so this New Year's Day, have someone else do it for you. Here's our guide to London restaurants open on New Years Day



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Whether you’re bleary-eyed and in need of a good feed, or looking for somewhere more refined to meet friends and family, start the year as you mean to go on.

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  • Rated as: 4/5

Clear out the cobwebs with punchy south-western Chinese cooking potent with chilli spice at this Chinatown eatery.

Meal for two with drinks and service: around £50.

  1. 8 Little Newport Street, WC2H 7JJ. Noon-10pm.
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Berners Tavern

  • Rated as: 5/5

Add some glitz and glamour to your New Year’s Day with a lazy brunch or dinner at Jason Atherton’s swanky Modern European dining room in the new Edition Hotel.

Meal for two with drinks and service: around £140.

  1. 10 Berners Street, W1T 3NP. Brunch 11am-4pm, dinner 6-10.30pm.
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Duck & Waffle

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

From an English breakfast to duck leg with waffles, live the high life on January 1 with views from the 40th floor across the City as you dine. Food is available more or less around the clock – bonus.

Meal for two with drinks and service: around £100.

  1. 40th Floor, Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AY. Limited breakfast menu 6-9am, brunch 9am-3.30pm, dinner 5.30-11.30pm, late menu midnight-5am.
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Herman ze German

  • Rated as: 4/5

Smoked sausage in a proper chewy baguette with lashings of mustard and ketchup? Sounds like the ideal antidote to the excesses of the night before.

Meal for two with drinks and service: around £25.

To celebrate National Sausage Week & Bonfire Night celebrations, HZG have unveiled "ze Krakauer" & you are invited to stick your Fawkes in!
  1. 33 Old Compton Street, W1D 5JU. Noon-11.30pm.
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Shoryu Soho

A steaming bowl of noodles in broth with plenty of roast pork is Japan’s answer to the dirty kebab, and it works just as well on a hangover.

Meal for two with drinks and service: around £40.

  1. 3 Denman Street, W1D 7HA. Lunch 11.45am-3pm, dinner 5-10.30pm.
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