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Foodflix: Food and Film at Bluebird

First we had the BAFTAs, then we had the Oscars, so it’s fair to say that awards season is well and truly here. To celebrate, Bluebird Chelsea has decided to bring the Silver Screen to West London and air some classic films from over the years in their event, Foodflix. Upon arrival guests will...

The Garage
Openings & Launches

The Iconic Garage Relaunches

Since it opened back in 1993, The Garage in Islington has been one of London’s most loved live music venues hosting the likes of Radiohead, Lil Yachty, Bring Me the Horizon and Red Hot Chilli Peppers. You might have noticed things have been changing over there, well now it’s been taken over...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

River Cottage Residency at The Imperial

We just Googled how long it would take us to get to the award-winning River Cottage from The Handbook HQ. Apparently, it’s somewhere between 5 and 13 hours, unless we paid an unholy amount and flew. Basically, it takes rather a long time to get to there, it isn’t somewhere we can just visit for...

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Weekend
What to do This Weekend

What To Do This Weekend: 24th-26th February

Oh weekend, we’ve been waiting for you and now you’re finally within our reaches. This time tomorrow it’ll be Friday and we’ll all be on full weekend mode, but for today let us just get you in the mood with these top plans. From new brunches and afternoon teas to rooftop...

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Smith and Wollensky
Reviews

Smith & Wollensky Brunch Review: What We Thought

What? One of London’s top steak restaurants, Smith & Wollensky hopped across the pond a couple of years ago, bringing with it USDA prime beef and pretty epic puddings. They’ve recently expanded into brunch because they (rightly) think that steak is too good to save for later in the...

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Openings & Launches

TT Liquor: The Cocktail Bar With 1000 Liquors

Kingsland Road inhabitants and fans, listen up, launching this Friday is TT Liquor, a subterranean cocktail bar and specialist liquor store – now isn’t that a good welcome to the weekend? Set across three floors, you’ll enter into the liquor store, here you’ll find over 1000 liquors...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

London’s Free Cheese and Wine Festival

Last year they brought you the chocolate festival, but this year East Village are going bigger and better with…drum roll please…a cheese and wine festival – and it’s free. On the first weekend of April (we promise, this isn’t an April fools joke), East Village will be getting one...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Top Chefs Unite For an Epic Charity Dinner

Who’s cooking dinner? The question that has us hungry and excited for tonight, if it means we don’t have to cook ourselves… not to mention the gastronomy event of the season. Returning on 6th March for its 18th year, ‘Who’s Cooking Dinner?’ will unite world...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

12 Top Restaurants Worth the Queue

We are a nation of queuers but that doesn’t stop us getting reluctant when hunger strikes and there are ten (or more) people in our way. We’ve rounded up 12 of the best no-reservations restaurants so that at least you know if you’re going to stand in line, it’s worth every second…...

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gingergingingergin
Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Gin and Ginger Afternoon Tea at St. Ermin’s Hotel

The flavours of gin and ginger each scream winter warmth but put them together and things really hot up. You may not know that it’s actually a renowned winter combination originating from the 1730’s Frost Fairs, where pop-up stalls would appear on the frozen River Thames selling hot gin and...

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