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Asia de Cuba Bento Box Review

Back by popular demand, Asia de Cuba in St Martins Lane  has recently re-launched their classic Bento boxes, so of course The Handbook went down to check it out. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon to find the restaurant was quickly filling up, we took our seats, ordered a large glass of...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

New Yuzu Cocktail at Ping Pong

Heard of the fruit ‘Yuzu’? Neither had we, but with a fruit tipped to be ‘the latest in food trends 2014’ it had us thinking that we probably should have. Luckily the team of mixologists at Ping Pong have it covered, incorporating it into a brand new cocktail. From...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Avenue Restaurant Review

When we heard that D & D restaurant, Avenue on St James Street was re-launching we couldn’t wait to see the end result, we had heard big things and we weren’t disappointed because heck was it good!The restaurant is almost unrecognisable from its former days – inspired by...

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Culture

Oscar Results

Leonardo Dicaprio is an award winning actor but unfortunately for him not an Oscar winning actor as he lost out for the fourth time this weekend. The man to pinch him to the post was Matthew McConaughey for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, where he portrays an HIV victim who tries to give his...

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Openings & Launches

March Openings

So the seasons are changing, hopefully we can now say goodbye to winter and hello to spring, and welcome in the new restaurants and hotels which are set to launch this month. From floating hotels, to fusion restaurants, all day dining inspired by members’ clubs and the relaunch of one of...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Write a Review and Win a £500 Voucher

Stop the press, for an important announcement. The Handbook has a new review section! Here at The Handbook we always try our very hardest to bring you the latest and greatest in London venues. Whether it is a new review of a quiet town pub, our thoughts on the latest club opening or...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Write a Review and Win a £500 Voucher

Stop the press, for an important announcement. The Handbook has a new review section! Here at The Handbook we always try our very hardest to bring you the latest and greatest in London venues. Whether it is a new review of a quiet town pub, our thoughts on the latest club opening or...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

New Wine Pairing Nights at Hush

Whether you are a wine connoisseur or you’ve always blinked blankly at the waiter and gone for the ‘safe’ option of the second cheapest bottle, you will love Hush’s new venture. Throughout the whole of 2014, Hush Brasseries have partnered with WineChap to bring a...

Openings & Launches

Ping Pong

Ping Pong, the restaurant group famed for its dim sum, gourmet Chinese teas and artesian cocktails, is set to open a new venue on 3rd March in East London’s Westfield Shopping Centre – its first branch in a Westfield.Referencing the urban side of Shanghai chic, both modern and...

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Openings & Launches

M&S ‘Shwop’ Boutique

It’s always at the beginning of the year where words like ‘declutter’ and ‘streamline’ are thrown about leaving you feeling more than guilty staring at your fit to burst wardrobes. However, never fear as M&S and Oxfam have you more than covered this March with...

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