This spring, Seven Dials, a unique shopping and lifestyle destination of seven interconnecting streets that nestle between Covent Garden and Soho, welcomes a variety of new and exciting food concepts to the area: from cult favourite, decadent chocolate emporium ChoccyWoccyDooDah, to the latest pub by Scottish brewing mavericks BrewDog, to Korean restaurateur Linda Lee's latest offering On the Dak: the spot for Korean Fried Chicken. Whatever your taste, there is something new to try in this intriguing area.
Cult chocolate enthusiast's favourite ChoccyWoccyDooDah has opened a cake and chocolate emporium at 27 Short's Gardens. More than just a visually stunning chocolate shop, the downstairs is an intimate Bar Du Chocolat where decadent hot chocolate, cakes and desserts can be purchased and enjoyed. What's more, the private parlour can be reserved for up to 10 guests for intimate events or bespoke tasting sessions.
Newly opened is the maverick brewery-turned-pub concept BrewDog Seven Dials. The Scottish craft beer experts new location at 142 Shaftesbury Avenue is perfectly situated for nights out, pre- or post-theatre or a quick lunch and has two bars over three floors. On tap are over 20 cutting-edge craft beers on tap from Brewdog breweries and local beers they have hand-picked for the location, suggested and served by their Cicerone-trained (beer sommelier) staff.
On the Dak, the fast-casual offering from the team behind Korean favourites On The Bab and the newly opened Mee Market, has opened at 1 Monmouth Street. Restauranteur Linda Lee's seventh opening, focusing on 'KFC' (Korean Fried Chicken) brings main dishes starting from £5.50 and all sides at £2.80 or £3.20, On The Dak is a new, exciting and affordable way to discover the much-hyped Korean cuisine in the heart of London's West End.
ChoccyWoccyDooDah, BrewDog Seven Dials and On The Dak join an already vibrant drinking and dining destination in Seven Dials. Already home to over 90 cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs, including independent all-day coffee-inspired destination Boki on Earlham Street and award-winning restaurant The Barbary in Neal's Yard for African-inspired small plates. Also in Neal's Yard is porridge-focused 26 Grains, the rustic café inspired by Scandinavian cooking traditions and the cosy concept of hygge.