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Ceviche Old St Present the Soul Food Session

The Day of the Dead skull is a great Halloween look but despite its name it is a celebration of life and a spectacularly vibrant event. One venue getting involved this year is Ceviche Old St., recent winner of ‘Best New Venue in the UK’. They are hosting a series of events – the Soul Food Sessions inspired by the Soul Sessions between Motown artists in the 60s. The collaborations in the 60s pushed the boundaries of music at the time so in the same way, the team at Ceviche will collaborate with ‘soulfood chefs’, taking food in a new […]

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Homeslice Wells Street Review: What We Thought

New? As is the case with many successful restaurants that have opened in recent years, Homeslice began life back in 2011 at street food markets in east London. Fast forward a few years and the humble hand-built wood fired oven has moved on to three sites, the original in Neal’s Yard being the cosiest (and therefore often having the longest queues). Where? There are currently 3 in central London; Shoreditch, Covent Garden, and Fitzrovia, where we went; 52 Wells Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 3PR, www.homeslicepizza.co.uk  On the Menu: Homeslice is known for its vast 20” pizzas, all the same price and recommended […]

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STK Halloween Brunch Party

Halloween, the time when the phrase ‘dress to kill’ is apt. It’s also the theme of STK’s Halloween brunch party taking place this Sunday. Starting at 1pm, you can choose whether you’re going to nail the creepy blood and gore look, the zombie cheerleader/doctor outfit or the ‘I’m a sexy cat’ look… but there will be a make-up artist on hand to give you the extra Halloween touches and there will be prizes for the best dressed. So don’t make the error of not trying at all. Dishes will include steak, egg and chips; poached egg, avocado, chill and lime […]

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The Alfred Tennyson Brunch Review: What We Thought

New? Nope, although last year it did have a name change, going from The Pantechnicon to The Alfred Tennyson. Where? Just around the corner from where Alfred Tennyson lived in his last years, The Alfred Tennyson is on a quietcorner of Berlgravia: 10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, SW1X 8LA, www.thealfredtennyson.co.uk On the Menu: Brunch is served at the weekend from 9am to 4pm and starts with standard brunch dishes such as pancakes topped with vanilla, pecans, roasted peach and mascarpone and crushed avocado and soft-poached eggs on toasted sourdough. Come lunch time you can choose from the likes of fish and chips and venison […]

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Zelman Meats Review: What We Thought

New? Zelman Meats opened in Soho at the end of 2015. Since then it has opened a bar in Finsbury Park (Zelman Drinks) and, in August, it took over as the latest residency on the foodie Fifth Floor of Harvey Nichols.  Where? 5th Floor, Harvey Nichols, 109 – 125 Knightsbridge, SW1X 7RJ, www.zelmanmeats.com First Impressions: After zig-zagging up on the escalators past rails of too-good-to-touch clothes (I couldn’t find the lift) I then also couldn’t spot Zelman Meats straight away. Tucked away at the side near Burger & Lobster (conveniently owned by the same group, along with the pricier big sister, Goodman), a […]

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CFB (Curry, Football, Beer) Mondays!

What’s the best triumvirate? Alcohol, music and dance? Very enjoyable, but the potential for catastrophe is too high. Fish, chips and mushy peas? Excellent, but once the aggressive expansion kicks in, the novelty wares off…fast. No, the best triumvirate is this; football, curry and beer, that’s non-negotiable! It’s convenient then that Nook Sports Bar offers just that. And you’re not going to believe this, it gets better, it’s going to be available every Premiership Monday evening…what a wonderful establishment. Watching the greatest game ever played is bliss. Watching it with a beer is luxury. Not only does the passion escalate, […]

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Openings & Launches

Aristocrat: The Elite’s Club

Opening on Monday is Aristocrat, a discerning nightclub for those in the know. And those in the know are said to be international jet-setters, fashion icons and the art elite. Taking its place on Swallow Street, debauch cocktail fuelled nights are the order of the day, (well, night if we’re being pedantic) and will only be for a select 100 at any one time.  As the name implies, they want you to feel like you’re in the house of the most honourable aristocrats. Modern street art sits next to noble baroque-era backdrops. Golden skulls will punctuate the walls, whilst ornate […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Silent Pool Gin Pop-up

Next week might be half term for children, 5 glorious days off from lessons (really think they need to make half terms for everyone), but for us who have left the classroom behind, it’s the Silent Pool Gin pop-up at the Hoxton Hotel. Launching on Monday, the Surrey based distillers will be taking over the indoor garden of the Hoxton Hotel, for a week long programme of events including tasting sessions with Master Distiller Cory Mason; brunches which include gin-infused salmon, bespoke cocktails and of course gin and tonics. If you just fancy coming in for a drink, then the […]

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Openings & Launches

Leman Locke: A New Kind of Hotel

This month will see a new kind of hotel coming to London’s East End – Leman Locke: the aparthotel. As the name implies it’s somewhere between Airbnb and a hotel and is designed around living like a local and being part of the community, whilst having the luxuries a hotel provides. With 105 spacious studios and 63 chic one bedroom suites; the rooms will be almost double the size of the average hotel room at 31 sq m and will focus on the living space and not just the bed – as they know that you need a space that […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Tanner & Co’s Bottomless Roast

Everyone’s Mum makes the best Sunday lunch, that’s gospel! Anyone who says otherwise is committing blasphemy and should be punished accordingly… The scent of your Mum’s roast billowing from the kitchen, stroking your nostrils is the stuff of dreams, and the roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and gravy are laced with comfort and reassurance. But not all have their Mums in pop-round distance, and if you do, she still needs an afternoon off. Here’s what you’re going to do when that comes to pass, get your roast-demanding stomach down to Tanner & Co. The restaurant situated in vibrant Bermondsey is launching […]

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