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Openings & Launches


Cocktails, dancing, DJs and spectacular views over the capital – welcome to Zinc launching today on the 31st floor of Centre Point, a level below Paramount restaurant. Overseen by General Manager Greg Ballester, Zinc will open Friday and Saturday evenings with DJs playing beach house...

Seasonal & Celebrations

Christmas at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

To celebrate the festive season, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge will be offering a limited edition Christmas Sushi Sharing Platter, created by Chef Okamoto. This special 35-piece platter will be available for the month of December, and will feature a selection...


Le Secret Des Rôtisseurs Review

Last week The Handbook headed over to Canary Wharf to get stuck into some seriously good chicken over at Le Secret Des Rôtisseurs.The restaurant has enviable views out over the river, (want the best view? Ask for table number 61 upstairs) and is made up of booths and small tables...

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

SeriousFun Children’s Network London Gala

In celebration of Paul Newman’s Global Family of Camps and Programmes designed to help children with serious illnesses, SeriousFun will be hosting a London gala at The Roundhouse. The evening will begin at 7pm with a champagne reception and silent auction, which will be followed by a...

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Gin & Jazz 2nd Birthday Celebration

Do you think of the Jazz Age and conclude that you were born in the wrong era? Or are you a gin fanatic? On 21st November, Gin & Jazz, the InterContinental London Park Lane’s twice monthly theatrical tribute to classic gin cocktails and Golden Age Jazz, will celebrate its 2nd...

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Charm School comes to The Cadogan Hotel

Christmas is fast approaching and that means attending numerous parties, whether it is eating mince pies with long last relatives, making awkward conversation with your company director at the office party or drinking one too many mulled wines and making a move on that guy under the...

Openings & Launches

House of St Barnabas

The House of St Barnabas, London’s first not-for-profit members club is now officially open for business and is celebrating today with the inauguration of its exhibition and permanent art collection, The Collective showcasing works all donated, consigned or loaned by artists, galleries and...

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The Stafford appoints new Executive Chef

The Stafford Hotel by Kempinski in St James’s have just announced that Carlos Martinez has been appointed as Executive Chef.  Having worked in 18 Michelin starred restaurant in Europe during his career he will be bringing his mix of classic and modern techniques and Mediterranean...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Ping Pong Opens New Restaurant in Wembley

Ping Pong, offering dim sum, cocktails and tea, will be launching a brand new restaurant in London’s first designer label ‘village’ in December.Décor-wise, the popular chain has invested a lot of money into a new design concept masterminded by Andy Martin Architects.

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Openings & Launches

Burger & Lobster

Yes you did read correctly. The hipster mini chain is launching at Knightsbridge’s Harvey Nichols this week. Today in fact. On the Fifth Floor. Form an orderly queue and no mauling with your Valentino Rock Studs please.  Located next to the Fifth Floor Café, Foodmarket and...

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