Beat the January blues and start filling your February diary now with the best new openings in London.

Shop Here: Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross

Coal Drops Yard is the new shopping and dining destination at King’s Cross. Home to prestigious retail names like Tom Dixon (homewares) Badger & Wolf (fashion) and Coal Drops (its dedicated tapas restaurant), the well-designed, conceptual space has transformed the area into its own cultural hub. Don’t just head here on the way to catch your train – dedicate an afternoon to before it becomes mainstream.

Coal Drops Yard, Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4DQ

www.coalyarddrops.com

Eat Here: Nest, Hackney

Fine dining meets east London cool at Nest, the brainchild of Michelin star chef, Jonnie and front of house/wine extraordinaire, Luke. Produce is at the heart of this boutique restaurant’s ever-changing menu and while you might not be able to view the exact menu in advance, one thing you can guarantee is quality of flavour and an experience above and beyond any restaurant chain.

Nest, 177 Morning Lane, E9 6LH

www.nestfood.co.uk

Get Cultured Here: English As A Second Language At Somerset House

Somerset House’s new exhibit sees two young Asian-born, London-based photographers, Hannah Moon and Joyce Ng, present commissioned work for the venue. Drawing from a very specific brief and putting their own unique spin on it, each collection is as striking as the next. Moon’s series of portraiture is set in the Somerset House building and Ng’s subjects are people found within the vicinity.

Strand, London WC2R 1LA

www.somersethouse.org.uk

Work Out Here: 1Rebel Victoria

If spin is your workout of choice then why not try 1Rebel’s newly opened studio in NOVA Victoria? Unlike its sister studios it only offers cycle sessions but the two-story room feels more like a party destination than a gym. Expect flashing lights, deafening music and high-energy instructors to get your blood pumping, your legs moving and your buns burning. If you’re looking to spice up your exercise routine after a January of (dare we say reluctant) healthy living, this is sure to excite.

www.1rebel.co.uk

5 Allington Cl, Westminster, London SW1E 5BX

Beautify Here: Glow Bar

Get your beauty fix at Glow Bar, Fitzrovia’s very own infra-red sauna space. A 45-minute heated session will revive winter skin. Saunas can be taken solo or with a friend but be sure to pack swimwear and be prepared to sweat – this treatment does exactly what is says on the tin. The location itself covers all-things Instagram-friendly: millennial pink interiors, house plants, a magazine-littered lounge area and a first-floor café.

Glow Bar, 70 Mortimer St, Marylebone, London W1W 7RY

www.glowbarldn.com

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