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Royal China Review – What We Thought

New? Established in 1996, Royal China now has 6 award-winning restaurants across London. Baker Street is the flagship but we stayed West and visited the Fulham Road branch one Wednesday evening. Where? 805 Fulham Road, Fulham, SW6 5HE On the menu: Traditional Chinese fare with all the classics...


Perkin Reveller Review – What We Thought

When dining in London location is key. Whether you’re on a rooftop amongst the trees, at the top of The Shard or in a secret underground bunker beneath the city, people are always hoping for interesting and exciting views. Perkin Reveller has combined a very unique, British location with very...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Out with the Coffee, in with the Tea

Fancy a cuppa? Good, because it’s finally tea’s time to shine and we know just the place for you to get your hands on the perfect brew. London’s coffee scene has exploded in recent years, but a tea revolution is taking place; it’s time we started to treat the nation’s favourite drink...

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Rockstar Treatment at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

Chances are, if you’re in London you’re after a culture fix. Unless of course you call London home in which case culture is probably just part of your weekly routine – a gig here, exhibition there, you get the idea. Whilst we at The Handbook whole heartedly believe that dining out counts...

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Bootlegger Review – what we thought

New? The Bootlegger launched on the 20th November 2015 Where? Basement Bar, 25-26 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HR On the menu: A selection of cocktails plus beers and wines First Impressions: Almost unnoticeable entrance with the venue coordinates written in on the doorstep that leads downstairs to...

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Dog Cinema at Wringer and Mangle

It’s Sunday morning. The dog needs to be walked, the roast needs to be put in the oven, but heck as you say it’s Sunday morning and all of that can wait; you put the alarm on and snooze, bleary-eyed. Your plan for the day is just to hang out with your furry four-legged pal. In previous weekends...


What To Do This Weekend: 1st – 3rd April

Working at The Handbook, we are so often asked “Where’s a good bar in Fulham?”, “I’m in Shoreditch, where should I go to eat?” and whilst we are lucky enough to have access to the most exciting new openings before anyone else, when it comes to our own social...

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Openings & Launches

Walter and Monty: Get Up In Your Grill

Alex Kaye use to be a trader that was until he founded Walter and Monty, he traded the city life for serving up street food cooked on a grill. Now, after finding success at various pop-ups and street food festivals such as Night Tales Walter and Monty finally have a place to call home, Bury Court...


6 of the Best Boutique Hotels

The Handbook loves Europe. A cheeky weekend to Amsterdam, a foodie overnight to Rome, a shopping spree in Paris… But our own capital offers so much in itself that sometimes you have to treat yourself to an overnight in one of the beautiful boutique hotels that London has to offer. By boutique, we...

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Urban Coterie’s Bottomless Brunch Review: What We Thought

New?  It opened last November so not brand spanking but they have just launched their bottomless brunch and May will see the opening of their members’ club. Where?  17th Floor of M by Montcalm, 151-157 City Road, EC1V 1JH On the menu:  If you’re heading for brunch then expect to find...

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